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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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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

Live Blog: presenting new iPad and iPad Mini



That's all.

"These amazing products are great examples of the type of innovation that only Apple can deliver."


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Websites Start Activating Safari Push Notifications Ahead of OS X Mavericks Launch



Apple is expected to officially release OS X Mavericks this evening. Ahead of the launch, several sites have successfully activated push notifications for Safari - a feature that allows any web page to send OS X 10.9 users various updates.


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Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013. 20:16

Demand for iPhone 5c Finally Growing, iPad 2 Remains Apple's Most Popular Tablet - Research Results



According to the latest Localytics report, Apple’s iPhone 5c is slowly, but steadily gaining popularity. One week after the iPhone 5s and 5c release, however, the new flagship has been far ahead of its plastic counterpart.

Now some figures - 7 days after the initial launch, there has been 3.3 active iPhone 5s’ for each iPhone 5c in the world. Things have changed since that time and what we have today is 2.3 iPhone 5s units for each 5c sold. Looks like people have finally understood that the plastic iPhone is a pretty functional device for its price.


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Monday, October 21st, 2013. 23:30

New Apple TV Release is Postponed



According to TechCrunch columnist MG Siegler, the company from Cupertino won’t show us an updated Apple TV on October 22nd. Still, we shall see the new iPad 5 and iPad mini 2 with Retina display, The Wall Street Journal reports.


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Monday, October 21st, 2013. 18:48

A Guy from California Sues Tim Cook over iOS 7 Automatic Update Mechanism



A guy from California has decided to sue Apple CEO Tim Cook. The user is for some reason dissatisfied with over-the-air update mechanism that makes it easier to get and install the latest version of the firmware.


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Saturday, October 19th, 2013. 22:41

Sharp to Start Production of IGZO LCD Panels for Smartphones Soon



Sharp will start production of IGZO displays for smartphones at its Kameyama Plant Number 2 by the end of this year. This means that the next generation iPhone as well as the iPad and iPad mini may get a new and a lot better screen - especially since Sharp says it will continue working on IGZO technology in order to use it in production of displays for tablets, notebooks and other portable devices.

Here’s what DigiTimes reports:

Using 8G glass substrates, Sharp will be the first company in the world to achieve commercial production of high-definition LCD panels for smartphones, the company said. The highly efficient production levels achievable with 8G glass substrates will be made possible by an optimized production process as well as by IGZO technology's ability to enable smaller thin-film transistors and increased light transmittance.




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Saturday, October 19th, 2013. 17:55