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Apple Remains Top Vendor of Declining Tablet Market - IDC





According to the latest report from a research firm IDC, the global tablet market continues to decline. Apple, however, remains the largest and the most successful tablet vendor with the market share of 24.5% and 10.9 million iPad units sold to customers worldwide in the second quarter of 2015. In the second quarter of 2014, Apple’s market share was equal to 27.7% and the number of tablets shipped accounted for 13.3 million units.


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Thursday, July 30th, 2015. 11:44

Apple Releases Third OS X 10.11 El Capitan Beta to Public Testers



As you probably know, Apple on Monday seeded the fifth beta of OS X 10.11 El Capitan to developers for testing. Following this release, the guys from Cupertino have made the third pre-release version of their newest desktop operating system available for the members of public beta testing program. Just like El Capitan Beta 5 for developers, this one can boast of a number of stability, performance and security improvements as well as some minor changes for Safari and Spotlight.


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Thursday, July 30th, 2015. 10:52

Apple Seeds OS X 10.11 El Capitan Beta 5 to Developers and Public Testers



Apple has recently seeded the fifth pre-release build of OS X 10.11 El Capitan to developers for testing. The fourth beta was released only a week ago and the very first El Capitan version was officially announced in June at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. As you probably know, this version of Apple’s desktop operating system can boast of a wide number of under-the-hood improvements, but lacks new features or noticeable design tweaks.


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Tuesday, July 28th, 2015. 11:30

iPad mini 4 to Get Better Processor, 8MP Camera and Other Improvements - Rumor



According to the latest report published by the Japanese blog Macotakara, the iPad mini 4, which is expected to be released this fall, will be a smaller copy of the iPad Air 2. People familiar with the matter claim the tablet will get an updated 64-bit A8 processor, 802.11ac Wi-Fi and the 8-megapixel rear camera. Moreover, the fourth-generation iPad mini will become thinner - only 6.1mm.


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Monday, July 27th, 2015. 17:19

Apple Files Three Patents Describing Biometric Input Devices



The guys from Cupertino have recently filed three patent applications that describe a technology capable of gathering user’s biometric information, storing it and associating this information with a certain user’s profile that can be used to control other device or devices remotely. Looks like Apple is seriously planning to release a remote for its long-awaited television set or Apple TV set-top box that will allow to identify users and configure their accounts and settings using biometric sensors detecting fingerprints, voice or other personal characteristics.


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Thursday, July 23rd, 2015. 17:24

Apple Seeds Fourth OS X 10.11 El Capitan Beta to Developers



Apart from seeding iOS 9 Beta 4 to testers, the guys from Cupertino have recently made the fourth pre-release build of OS X 10.11 El Capitan available for registered members of the program for developers. The release took place two weeks after the debut of the previous El Capitan beta, which contained a number of under-the-hood enhancements.


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Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015. 14:28

Apple Releases iOS 9 beta 4 to Developers for Testing



Apple has recently seeded the fourth beta of iOS 9 to developers for testing. The latest build can boast of a number of stability and performance improvements as well as several new features. In case you don’t know, the previous version was released about two weeks ago.


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Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015. 13:35

Ming-Chi Kuo Posts New Predictions about Apple Watch, New iPad mini and iMac



According to the latest report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will soon show us the Apple Watch Sport in new yellow and rose gold colors to match the style of the upcoming iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. Although the sales are expected to be lower that it was predicted earlier, the guys from Cupertino may still sell nearly 10 million smartwatch units.


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Sunday, July 19th, 2015. 14:30

Leaked Images Show iPhone 6s Plus Rear Shell with Minor Changes



Several new images showing something what appears to be a rear shell for the upcoming iPhone 6s Plus have recently appeared on the Internet. Future Supplier blog reporters claim the part is nearly identical in size and shape to the rear shell of the iPhone 6 Plus. Probably the only really noticeable difference is the location of the holes for screws that hold the loud speaker module. Apart from that, “the 6S Plus’ rear housing is stronger”. Looks like the guys from Cupertino did their best to make the smartphone strong enough not to bend in your pocket. Well, that’s what we all expected, right?


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Friday, July 17th, 2015. 19:28

Apple Releases New iPod touch with A8 Processor Inside, Refreshed iPod shuffle and iPod nano



Just as we expected, Apple on Wednesday released a brand new iPod touch and refreshed the entire lineup of iPods with new colors. The updated iPod touch can boast of the 64-bit A8 processor and M8 motion coprocessor, 4-inch display, 8-megapixel camera. As to the memory capacity, it is equal to 16GB, 32GB, 64GB or 128GB. The price depends on the capacity of the gadget and starts from $199 for the lower-end 16GB portable player and ends with $399 for the 128GB model.


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Thursday, July 16th, 2015. 11:41

Apple Releases OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 Beta to Developers for Testing



As you already know, the guys from Cupertino have recently released iOS 8.4.1 beta to developers for testing. Apart from seeding a new version of the mobile operating system, Apple has also made OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 Beta 1 available for developers. To be honest, this is a surprise for me as I thought that OS X 10.10.4, released earlier this summer, will be the last build of OS X before the debut of OS X 10.11 El Capitan this fall.


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Wednesday, July 15th, 2015. 11:48

Hackers Release Taig 2.42 Beta with Several Improvements



Just one day after releasing Taig 2.41 beta with a fix for the bug causing the jailbreaking process to get stuck at 60%, the Chinese hackers have seeded Taig 2.42 beta with Cydia 1.1.23 and a fix for the bug that made the jailbreak get stuck at 30% or 40%.


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Monday, July 13th, 2015. 14:23

Apple Will Soon Refresh iPod Lineup with Hardware and Design Changes



According to the latest rumors that appeared on the Internet earlier this week, the guys from Cupertino may show us a brand new iPod lineup on July 14th. The rumors come from French website iGen.fr, which has a good track record when it comes to Apple gadgets and their release dates. This means we can believe the latest report shared by French reporters.


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Saturday, July 11th, 2015. 18:57

Apple Launches iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan Public Beta Testing Program



One day after seeding betas of iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan to developers, the guys from Cupertino have launched a public beta testing program. If you have a compatible device, you can try the new pre-release software right now. To download and install iOS 9 or OS X 10.11 El Capitan, you need to sign up for Apple’s public beta testing program. You can do this on Apple’s official website for beta testers. However, as usual, I don’t recommend you to update your devices to these betas as they may be quite unstable.


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Friday, July 10th, 2015. 13:37

Apple Seeds watchOS 2.0 Beta 3 to Developers



Apart from seeding iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan betas to registered developers, Apple has also made the third pre-release version of watchOS 2.0 available for download. In case you don’t know, the previous beta was released two weeks ago and could boast of a number of improvements for the developers creating apps for the Apple Watch as well as other minor updates.


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Thursday, July 9th, 2015. 13:32