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Galaxy S8 to Get 8GB of RAM, Faster Storage, and 6-inch Screen





According to the latest report shared by Gizmochina, the next-gen iPhone rival, Galaxy S8, will feature 8GB of RAM, faster UFS 2.1 flash storage, and new 6-inch display for larger Galaxy S8 Plus model. In general, there will be two models: a smaller one with 5.1-inch screen, and a larger one with new 6-inch screen.


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Monday, December 26th, 2016. 17:02

Apple to Investigate Inconsistent MacBook Pro Battery Life Reported by Consumer Reports



Earlier this week, independent testers from Consumer Reports tested the new MacBook Pro and found out that the laptop is very unpredictable in terms of battery life. According to the controversial results, the MacBook Pro battery life varies from 4.5 to nearly 19,5 hours. This has become the reason for not including the notebook to the Consumer Reports’ list of recommended devices for the first time in a couple of years. The results seem to be strange, so Apple’s SVP Phil Schiller claimed the company is investigating the issue.


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Saturday, December 24th, 2016. 23:40

March iPad Update is Under Question Due to Chip Manufacture Issues



According to the latest report from reputable sources, we won’t see a new iPad in March, even though earlier Asian sources claimed Apple was planning an update in early 2017. The reason for delaying the launch is problems with the 10-nanometer process both Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Samsung are facing. The manufacturers may fail to produce enough A10X processors in time for the new tablet.


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Saturday, December 24th, 2016. 14:06

Apple Launches New Photos App On iCloud.com



Apple has launched a redesigned Photos web app on iCloud.com for users worldwide. The new design of the webpage is quite similar to the look of the Photos app on the Mac. The most notable change is a sidebar on the left with the albums of the user, and other handy items that are used frequently. The sidebar makes it easier to navigate through the Photos web app.


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Friday, December 23rd, 2016. 11:26

Luca Todesco Released iOS 10.1.1 Jailbreak



A well-known hacker Luca Todesco has released the jailbreak for the iPhone 7 running iOS 10.1.1. His tool is called “yalu”, it is currently available as a beta. The developer says it is very glitchy and unstable, so only those who know what to do should try to jailbreak their devices.


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Thursday, December 22nd, 2016. 12:59

Watch This Ultimate AirPods Durability Test [Video]



A well-known YouTube blogger nicknamed EverythingApplePro has performed a durability test of the new wireless AirPods that hit the market last week. The headphones turned out to be quite durable and survived numerous drop test from various heights. Moreover, they new earbuds seem to secretly waterproof.

Below you can take a look at the video showing the YouTuber torturing the AirPods.


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Thursday, December 22nd, 2016. 9:00

Apple to Slightly Update iMac, MacBook, and MacBook Pro in 2017



According to the latest report from Bloomberg, Apple is working on an update for the iMac, MacBook and MacBook Pro in 2017. However, these won’t be major updates, sources add.


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Wednesday, December 21st, 2016. 9:07

iPhone 8 to Feature Plastic OLED Screen



According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Apple has ordered curved plastic OLED panels for the iPhone 8. The Korea Herald reporters believe all iPhone models next year will be equipped with new screens manufactured by Samsung Display. Similar displays can be found on Galaxy S7 models.


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Tuesday, December 20th, 2016. 8:00

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Apple Plans to Hire Two New Battery Specialists



Apple is looking for two new specialists that would work on improving the battery life and ensuring the batteries inside of Apple’s devices are safe. According to two new job listings found on Apple’s official website, the company seeks to hire a Battery Algorithm Analysis Engineer and System Power and Control Architect. Looks like the problems with the new MacBook Pro battery and recent complaints about iPhones powering off while on 30% of charge are among the reasons for these new hires.


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Sunday, December 18th, 2016. 12:11

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Six Months of Apple Campus 2 Construction – Time-Lapse



Apple’s new Campus 2 is nearly completed. Construction workers are starting to work on the interior of the new headquarters, moreover, the groundwork is in progress. Below you can watch a beautiful time-lapse showing how much work has been done to the Campus 2 over the last six months.

The drone video has been shared by Matthew Roberts on YouTube.


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Saturday, December 17th, 2016. 15:49

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iPhone May Get Foldable Screen in 2018



According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, LG Display will supply Apple with new foldable displays for future iPhones. Apart from the Cupertino-based company, Google and Microsoft are interested in teaming up with the Korean Supplier.


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Saturday, December 17th, 2016. 15:22

Apple Releases First macOS Sierra 10.12.3 Beta



Along with seeding the first iOS 10.2 beta to developers, Apple on Wednesday released the initial pre-release version of macOS Sierra 10.12.3. The build number of the latest beta is 16D12b. According to Apple, it contains minor fixes and enhancements.


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Thursday, December 15th, 2016. 13:29

Apple Releases First iOS 10.2.1 Beta to Developers



Apple has released the first beta of iOS 10.2.1 to developers for testing. The update contains minor security, stability, and performance improvements. So far, no new features of design tweaks have been found, but that’s normal for the initial beta. iOS 10.2.1 has a build number 14D10.


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Thursday, December 15th, 2016. 12:29

Apple Releases macOS Sierra 10.12.2 to Users Worldwide



Apple has released macOS Sierra 10.12.2 to users worldwide. The update contains a number of important bug fixes for those users who own a 13-inch or 15-inch MacBook Pro. Apart from that, there are some general performance, stability, and security enhancements that make the latest software version an update worth installing for the users of all compatible Mac computers.


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Wednesday, December 14th, 2016. 10:00

Apple to Start Selling AirPods Within Few Days – Rumor



Apple’s wireless AirPods may finally appear at the stores in December. According to the latest report from AppleInsider, retail sources claim that within few days a limited batch of headphones will become available for purchase.


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Tuesday, December 13th, 2016. 12:18