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TSMC to Start A11 Chip Volume Production in April





According to the latest report shared by the Economic Daily News (via DigiTimes), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will start the volume production of the A11 chip in April. The processor will be used in the upcoming iPhone 8 and iPhone 7s, the sources claim. By July, the supplier should produce 50 million chips. By the end of this year, the number of new processor produced by the company is expected to reach 100 million units.


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Monday, March 27th, 2017. 19:29

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, so it’s time to take a look at the most interesting posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and take a look at them right now.


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Sunday, March 26th, 2017. 12:59

Apple to Start iPhone Production in India Within 4–6 Weeks



According to the latest report from the Wall Street Journal, Apple may begin assembling iPhones in India within 4–6 weeks. Nearly all preparations for the start of smartphone productions have been finished, an anonymous official told the WSJ.


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Saturday, March 25th, 2017. 11:20

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iPhone 8 May Be Launched in September, But in Limited Quantities



According to the latest report from Barclays analysts, the iPhone 8 may be launched in September alongside two other models, but in very limited quantities. Apple will be able to catch up with the demand and improve the stock availability only in the fourth quarter of 2017.


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Friday, March 24th, 2017. 19:41

iPhone 6s Named Most Popular Smartphone of 2016



According to the latest report from a research firm IHS Markit, the iPhone 6s was the most popular smartphone in 2016. In terms of global shipments, the handset outpaced the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and the iPhone 6s Plus. What’s even more interesting, the 2015 flagship was way more popular than the Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy J3, and other Samsung devices. Additional details can be seen below.


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Thursday, March 23rd, 2017. 12:23

iPhone 8 to Be Similar to iPhone 2G – Report



According to the latest report from the Korean news website ETNews, the iPhone 8 will get a design reminiscent of the first-generation iPhone. The back panel will be rounded and made of glass, industry sources claim.


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Tuesday, March 21st, 2017. 14:50

Apple Seeds Eighth Beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to Developers and Public Testers



Apple has seeded the eighth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to developers and the members of Apple Beta Software Program. The update brings bug fixes, security, and stability enhancements for compatible Mac computers.


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Monday, March 20th, 2017. 20:38

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the most interesting posts of the last couple of days.

Most of the articles this week deal with the new iPad models that are expected to be unveiled either next week or in April. There are also several posts that deal with iOS 10.3, the $1899 iPhone 7 Plus Retro Edition as well as with the untethered jailbreak of iOS 10.3 that may become public within next few weeks.


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Sunday, March 19th, 2017. 17:55

Developer Teases Untethered iOS 10.3 Jailbreak



A developer nicknamed 0xnever has announced on Twitter that he will soon release an untethered jailbreak of iOS 10.3, which is currently being tested by developers and public testers. According to the hacker, his tool will turn the semi-tethered Yalu jailbreak into a fully untethered with just one tap. Looks like there are many vulnerabilities in the latest iOS version that can be used to hack it.


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Sunday, March 19th, 2017. 0:00

Apple Seeds Seventh iOS 10.3 Beta to Developers and Public Testers



Apple has released the seventh beta of iOS 10.3 to developers and public testers. The release took place just three days after the release of the previous beta. This is rather strange as typically Apple seeds new builds once a week. Such an early release of the seventh beta may mean that Apple has found a serious security issue affecting the firmware and decided to fix it as soon as possible.


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Friday, March 17th, 2017. 14:35

iOS 11 Won’t Support 187,000 32-Bit Apps



According to the latest report from Sensor Tower, iOS 11 may stop supporting about 200,000 32-bit apps that aren’t yet updated with the support for 64-bit processors.


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Thursday, March 16th, 2017. 12:02

Morgan Stanley Predicts 20% iPhone Unit Sales Growth in Fiscal 2018



According to the latest report from Morgan Stanley’s analyst Kate Huberty, iPhone unit sales will rise at least by 20% in fiscal 2018. The reason for this is a brand new model with improved specs as well as customers’ anticipation for this model.


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Wednesday, March 15th, 2017. 12:49

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Apple Seeds New Builds of iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to Testers



Apple has released the sixth beta of iOS 10.3 to developers and the members of the public beta testing program. The release took place on Monday, less than a week after the release of the fifth beta. According to the release notes, this is a minor update that improves the stability and performance of iOS. Apple also seeded new builds of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to testers.


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Tuesday, March 14th, 2017. 15:45

Apple to Unveil New iPads Next Week – Rumors



According to the latest report shared by MacRumors, Apple may unveil several new products between March 20 and March 24. The reporters cite anonymous supply chain insiders. Notably, another report from 9to5Mac suggests that there are four previously unseen iPad models running iOS 10.3 beta and iOS 11 in the testing, so looks like the new products will be iPads.


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Tuesday, March 14th, 2017. 0:57

Galaxy S8 Will Be Less Popular than Galaxy S7 – Analyst



According to the latest report from reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the demand for the upcoming Galaxy S8 won't be as strong as the demand for the Galaxy S7 one year ago. As for the reasons for weak demand, they include lack of selling points and customers' anticipation for the iPhone 8.


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Sunday, March 12th, 2017. 14:15

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