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GTAT to Supply Sapphire Material for More Than 30 Million iPhones Yearly





The company from Cupertino has recently signed a deal with GT Advanced Technologies - an American sapphire material manufacturer that is expected to supply Apple with components for iPhone and iPad. Some sources even claim that sapphire will be used in production of the long-expected iWatch, however, these rumors are still unconfirmed.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Sunday, November 10th, 2013. 20:39

Apple Showed Interest in Acquiring BlackBerry Patents, But Got Refusal



Apple, along with Microsoft, Lenovo, Cisco and Google, showed interest in acquiring parts of BlackBerry Ltd, Reuters report. You see, the company holds a wide number of patents that are worth about $1 to $3 billion. These patents will surely be helpful for competitive smartphone manufacturers and Apple in particular.


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Saturday, November 9th, 2013. 21:48

Apple Fixes MacBook Pro's Keyboard and Trackpad Bugs



Apple on Thursday released an update for late-2013 13-inch MacBook Pros addressing the issue with laptop’s keyboard and trackpad freezes.


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Saturday, November 9th, 2013. 3:34

Apple Stores Around the World to Close Earlier Next Weekend



A large number of Apple’s Retail Stores around the world will be closed a few hours earlier next weekend - on November 17th and November 18th.


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Thursday, November 7th, 2013. 21:31

Apple's Awarded with Patent for User Tracking System



U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded Apple with a patent for a "System and method of determining location of wireless communication devices/persons for controlling/adjusting operation of devices based on the location". That means guys from Cupertino may soon start working on a kind of home automation technology that will help to control various devices using a person’s location.


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Tuesday, November 5th, 2013. 23:26

Updates for OS X Mavericks are Just Around the Corner



Apple is expected to roll out the update for OS X Mavericks soon. This update will include some bug fixes for the Mail, iBooks, Safari, and the Remote Desktop Client apps. All of these minor updates are being tested by Apple’s employees.


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Monday, November 4th, 2013. 23:24

New MacBooks and iMacs Use Ambient Light Sensor to Detect Movement



According to the independent app developer Moshen Chen, latest MacBook Pros and iMacs are equipped with an ambient light sensor that detects movements in order to delay sleep mode.


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Saturday, November 2nd, 2013. 19:56

Turkish Apple Online Store Went Online



Turkey has recently got its own Apple Online Store. Although the website is now only partially operational, looks like in near future customers from this country will be able to purchase iPhones, iPads, Macs and other gadgets and accessories directly from Apple.


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Friday, November 1st, 2013. 20:11

iPad Air is Now Available via Online Apple Store in the USA



iPad Air is now available for all those who live in the USA. What’s interesting is that all the models can be picked up directly from the store, at least for now. Looks like the first batch of the devices won’t be sold out immediately, like in Hong-Kong yesterday, but its Apple, anything can happen.


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Friday, November 1st, 2013. 20:03

Apple will Fix MacBook Pro Keyboard and Trackpad Lockup Issues



Apple is currently working on a fix for the late-2013 MacBook Pro bug that causes laptop’s keyboard and trackpad to freeze from time to time. It was previously reported that the problem may be a result of the conflict between MacBook’s hardware the operating system.


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Thursday, October 31st, 2013. 22:52

Apple Admits Some iPhone 5s Units have Faulty Batteries



Apple has confirmed that some of the iPhone 5s owners may be experiencing problems with their new smartphones. The issues deal with battery performance of the device. Because of the manufacturing error, Apple’s new flagship may suffer from reduced battery life.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013. 20:07

Best Apps of the Week - Vine



You probably know that most of the Vine videos are shot using the iPhone. Simple and intuitive iOS app interface, good-looking design are probably among the main reasons for that. And now the application has become even better - it has been updated with stability improvements and a couple of useful features.


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Sunday, October 27th, 2013. 19:17

New Space Gray Non-Retina iPad mini Begins Hitting Apple Retail Stores



Announced on Tuesday, a non-Retina Space Gray iPad mini starts hitting Apple Retail Stores. 9to5mac reports that the updated tablet is now available in several stores across the U.S.A.


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Saturday, October 26th, 2013. 0:33

Apple Files a Patent for a System that Allows to Control Access to Content



Apple filed another patent. This time it’s a system that allows to control access to content using a person's physical features. The patent application entitled “Systems and methods for controlling output of content based on human recognition data detection” was published on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s website on Thursday.


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Thursday, October 24th, 2013. 18:31

OS X 10.9 Mavericks is Available for Free for All Mac Users



Apple released OS X 10.9 Mavericks on Tuesday and made the new operating system free for all Mac users worldwide. If you still haven’t downloaded it, visit the Mac App Store and take advantage of the new software.


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Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013. 19:32