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Apple to Unveil New MacBook Pro in October - Mac Otakara





According to the latest report shared by a Japanese blog Mac Otakara, Apple may unveil the updated MacBook Pro by the end of this month. Moreover, the company will reportedly start shipping new laptops to retailers at around the same time. The report is based on rumors from Chinese supply chain sources, so I suggest to take it with a few grains of salt.


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Tuesday, October 18th, 2016. 21:16

Apple Releases iOS 10.1 Beta 4 to Developers and Public Testers



Apple has released iOS 10.1 beta 4 to developers and those users who have a valid public beta tester account. Both software versions contain some improvements and bug fixes and have build numbers 14B72 and 14B72b respectively.

iOS 10.1 brings new Portrait camera mode to the iPhone 7 Plus and has a number of under-the-hood enhancements. The public release date of the new firmware version remains unknown at the moment.

If you have a developer or a public tester account and a compatible iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can download and install the update right now. Don’t forget to back up your device in case something goes wrong during the update.




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Tuesday, October 18th, 2016. 21:02

Apple Releases iOS 10.0.3 With Fixes for Cellular Connectivity Issues



Update: iOS 10.0.3 is available only for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Apple has released iOS 10.0.3 with a fix for cellular connectivity issues reported by a number of users from all over the globe. If you own a compatible iPhone running a previous version of iOS 10 and face problems connecting to the cellular network, especially after turning off the Airplane mode, you should definitely give this update a try.


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Monday, October 17th, 2016. 23:47

Mac Shipments Continue to Decline - Gartner



According to the latest report from Gartner, Mac shipments declined 13.4% in the last quarter. Apple managed to sell only 4.9 million Mac units that accounted for the market share of 7.2%. As to the global computer market, it is experiencing problems as well. PC shipments in Q3 2016 reached 68.9 million, which is a decline of 5.7% year-over-year.


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Wednesday, October 12th, 2016. 15:07

iOS 10 Adoption Reaches 54% - Apple



Apple has just announced that iOS 10 adoption has reached 54%. The figure is based on the statistics gathered by the App Store, so it includes only those devices that have been active over the last couple of weeks.


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Tuesday, October 11th, 2016. 17:57

iOS 10 Adoption Reaches 66.7% - Analysts



According to the latest report from a research firm Fiksu, iOS 10 adoption rate has reached impressive 66.7% less than a month after public release. Strong initial demand for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus as well as the compatibility of the operating system with older devices like the iPhone 5 are among the factors that contributed to such fast adoption. As to the main reasons for people to upgrade, they include new design and many new features.


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Monday, October 10th, 2016. 20:11

Apple Seeds iOS 10.1 Beta 2 to Public Testers



Apple has released the second beta of iOS 10.1 to public testers. The release comes one day after the release of the same build to developers.

The update contains a number of bug fixes and stability improvements. In particular, Apple has fixed an issue causing the Notes app quit unexpectedly. The company also recommends the users who face the problem go to Settings - iCloud, disable and then enable the Notes once again. This should help.

iOS 10.1 brought the long-awaited ‘Portrait’ mode to the Camera app on the iPhone 7 Plus. It also contains some fixes for multitasking that make the open apps stay active in the background.

If you have a tester account and a compatible device, you can download iOS 10.1 Beta 2 right now.




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Thursday, October 6th, 2016. 20:03

Apple Discontinues Apple TV 3 - Confirmed



Apple has discontinued the third-generation Apple TV and removed the device from its online store. Moreover, the company confirmed that it will no longer produce and officially promote the older set-top box, focusing on the newer Apple TV 4 working on tvOS.


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Wednesday, October 5th, 2016. 19:45

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macOS Sierra Becomes Automatic Download



According to the latest report from reliable insiders, Apple has made macOS Sierra an automatic download. What this means is that the new operating system will be downloaded in the background if you have enabled automatic update downloads on your compatible Mac computer.


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Tuesday, October 4th, 2016. 16:28

Several New iPads Coming This Fall - Makotakara



According to the latest report from Makotakara, Apple is planning to release updated 7.9-inch, 10.1-inch, and 12.9-inch iPad models. As for the first two devices, they are expected to replace the current iPad mini and the 9.7-inch iPad Pro respectively. The smaller model will also get the ‘Pro’ naming.


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Monday, October 3rd, 2016. 22:43

macOS Sierra Now Supports ARM Processors?



According to the latest report shared by Techtastic, Apple has added the support for ARM processors to macOS Sierra 10.12. The operating system supports new ARM HURRICANE chip family, which indicates that the company may have plans to release a new lower-end laptop with an ARM processor. One of the possible candidates is the next-generation 12-inch MacBook. However, it is too early to talk about the development and release of the new product.


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Monday, October 3rd, 2016. 13:20

Zerodium Offers $1.5 Million for iOS 10 Zero-Day Exploit



A security firm called Zerodium has promised $1.5 million to anyone who finds a zero-day vulnerability in iOS 10. The award for finding a similar vulnerability in iOS 9 was previously $1 million.


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Saturday, October 1st, 2016. 15:40

Apple Releases New iPhone 7 Ad Called ‘Balloons’ [Video]



Apple has released a new iPhone 7 ad highlighting one of the most-used iOS 10 applications and new features added to it. The short commercial is called “Balloons” and it shows us how the updated Messages app can be used to make someone happy. You can watch the ad either below or on Apple’s official YouTube channel.


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Saturday, October 1st, 2016. 14:50

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iOS 10 Adoption Reaches 48.16% - Mixpanel



According to the latest report from a research firm Mixpanel, the iOS 10 adoption rate has reached 48.16%. Even though the latest firmware version has overtaken iOS 9 as the operating system installed on most active devices, 47.79% of users still utilize the previous version on their devices.


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Thursday, September 29th, 2016. 13:22

Apple to Release New MacBook Pro in October?



Apple may release an updated MacBook Pro next month. The company is actively working on macOS Sierra 10.12.1, which means it is getting things ready for the release of the all-new MacBook Pro with faster processor, new OLED panel instead of function keys, and the Touch ID fingerprint sensor.


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Thursday, September 29th, 2016. 12:17