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Top 10 Stories of the Week





It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time I told you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days. Most of the articles this week deal with the upcoming 4-inch iPhone 5se that is expected to be announced at a media event on March 15th and the full-size iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus that will be launched in the fall. There’re also some posts related to the bugs found in iOS, the launch of Apple Pay in China and several other topics.


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Sunday, February 21st, 2016. 15:19

iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 to Feature Apple’s Latest Processors



According to the latest report from Bloomberg, the 4-inch iPhone 5se and the iPad Air 3 that are expected to be unveiled on March 15th will be equipped with Apple’s latest processors. The iPhone 5se will reportedly get the same processor as its predecessor, the iPhone 6s, while the updated tablet will feature the A9X chip.


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Saturday, February 20th, 2016. 17:55

Apple Releases Fix for ‘Error 53’, Updates iOS 9.2.1



Apple has released a fix to the ‘Error 53’ issue affecting iPhones that were repaired by unauthorized third-party technicians and that got bricked after the update to iOS 9.2.1. According to Apple, to make your disabled iPhone work again, you should connect the device to iTunes and perform a full system restore that will download the updated iOS 9.2.1 version on your phone. Please note that the OTA-update won’t fix the issue, everything should be performed through iTunes on your computer.


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Friday, February 19th, 2016. 13:06

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Apple Aware of Recent Date Bug, Promises to Fix It With Update



Apple has publicly acknowledged the existence of a bug that may brick the iPhone or any other iOS device when the date is set to January 1st, 1970. According to a dedicated Apple Support document released on February 15th, changing the date may prevent the device from booting on the next startup.


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Monday, February 15th, 2016. 18:55

Apple Looking for Apple Watch Software Engineer



According to the latest job posting that can be found on Apple’s official website, the company is looking for a new software engineer capable of creating new watch faces for the Apple Watch. Apple plans to hire to someone with at least 3 years of experience in the required field.


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Thursday, February 11th, 2016. 13:11

New Vulnerability Affects Third-Party Mac Apps



As noted by a bunch of reliable news websites, a wide number of third-party Mac apps are vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks. The vulnerability in Sparkle, an open source framework, which is used by many developers to make the update process easier, can let hackers execute malicious JavaScript code when the infected app or apps perform checks for updates. According to security researchers, uTorrent and a ‘huge’ number of other applications that are available outside the App Store are prone to the aforementioned vulnerability.


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Wednesday, February 10th, 2016. 19:01

Apple Releases OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 Beta 3 to Developers



Aside from making iOS 9.3 Beta 3 available for developers, Apple has also seeded the third pre-release OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 version. The first OS X 10.11.4 beta was released on January 11th, so the developers have been testing the operating system for nearly a month now. According to Apple, the latest beta is a minor update that contains bug fixes and a number of other enhancements.


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Tuesday, February 9th, 2016. 11:47

Apple Releases iOS 9.3 Beta 3 to Developers for Testing



Apple has just seeded the third iOS 9.3 beta to developers for testing. This is probably the last but one build for developers released until the alleged debut of iOS 9.3 in March alongside the new 4-inch iPhone 5SE, iPad Air 3 and the updated Apple Watch. The list of improvements and enhancements includes bug fixes and refinements to the features added in previous betas. These features include the Night Shift mode, secure Notes, updated News and CarPlay. iOS 9.3 Beta 2 brought a separate Control Center toggle for Night Shift, which is present in the third beta, so looks like the change is permanent.


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Tuesday, February 9th, 2016. 11:32

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time I told you about the most interesting posts of the last seven days. Most of the articles this week deal with Apple’s upcoming media event scheduled for March 15th as well as with the 4-inch iPhone 5SE, iPad Air 3 and the updated Apple Watch that are expected to be unveiled at this event. There are also several posts connected with the iPhone 7 and its tech specs as well as with the untethered jailbreak of iOS 9.2.1 and iOS 9.3 Beta.


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Sunday, February 7th, 2016. 18:45

Apple to Release Rose Gold iPhone 5SE, iPad Air 3, iPad mini and 12-inch MacBook Soon - Rumor



Contrary to the latest rumors suggesting that the long-awaited 4-inch iPhone 5SE will come in three colors, namely, in Silver, Space Gray, and Pink, a new report from 9to5Mac reporters indicates that the handset will be released in Silver, Space Gray, Gold, and Rose Gold colors. These colors will match the look of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s lineup, so looks like the information is trustworthy.


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Sunday, February 7th, 2016. 18:22

iPhone 5SE to Come in Silver, Space Gray, and Pink Colors - Rumor



According to the latest report from Macotakara reporters, the long-awaited 4-inch iPhone 5SE will come in three colors, namely, Silver, Space Gray, and Pink. Moreover, sources add, the Pink color will be closer to the shade of the iPad nano 7G and iPod touch 6G, but not to the Rose Gold color of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s.


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Saturday, February 6th, 2016. 14:15

Apple Admits Third-Party Repairs Can Brick iPhone 6 Units



Earlier this year, iPhone 6 users have begun complaining about a rather strange problem. According to the most recent complaints, the iPhone 6 units with Touch ID home buttons repaired by third-party companies can become unresponsive or broken for good after the software update. A number of users have seen the ‘error 53’ immediately after the update to a newer iOS version. One of such users was a Guardian freelance photographer.


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Friday, February 5th, 2016. 20:29

30% of Users Still Have 4-inch iPhones - Report



According to the latest report based on the data from a research firm Mixpanel, about 32% of current iPhone users still have handsets with 4-inch screens. This means that three 4-inch iPhone model, namely, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s are still very popular devices.


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Friday, February 5th, 2016. 20:08

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Apple Changes iPhone Trade-in Program, Adds New Options



Apple will soon launch two new initiatives aimed at making the existing Apple Store Reuse and Recycle iPhone trade-in program more flexible. According to reliable sources, Apple will soon start accepting the iPhones with damaged screens, broken buttons and cameras and change these devices for discounts. The second initiative is connected with the possibility to install screen protectors on iPhones in the Apple Stores. Launching these two initiatives, Apple hopes to boost iPhone upgrades.


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Friday, February 5th, 2016. 19:54

iPhone 7 to Feature New Design - Insiders



According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, the long-awaited iPhone 7 will feature a new design. MacRumors reporters, who cite reliable insiders, claim that the handset will get two noticeable differences. While the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s both have a protruding rear camera, the next generation handset will likely get a flush one. This will be a usual camera, not the dual one, sources add. However, chances are, the larger iPhone 7 Plus will get a dual-lens camera. The second major difference in design is the absence of traditional antenna bands across the rear panel.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016. 20:36