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New 12-inch MacBook Cut with Grinder [Video]





As you already know, earlier this week, Apple released a new 12-inch MacBook with better processor, battery and the Rose Gold color option. The device is already available for purchase in the USA and a number of other countries. The prices start at $1,299 for the entry-level configuration.

Since the laptop is in stock at many Apple Stores, first videos and reviews already start to appear on YouTube. One of such early videos shows the brand new Rose Gold MacBook cut with a grinder to reveal its internal components.

Even though the clip doesn’t show anything extraordinary, it’s actually quite entertaining. Take a look below.




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Saturday, April 23rd, 2016. 9:40

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Apple Releases New Apple Music Ad [Video]



Apple has just released a new Apple Music commercial starring Taylor Swift. The short video, which is available below, is entitled “Taylor vs. Treadmill"’.


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Saturday, April 2nd, 2016. 13:26

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Analysts Call iOS 9.3 Most Stable Version in Years



According to the latest report from a research firm Apteligent, Apple’s iOS 9.3, which was released on March 21st and contained three major bugs affecting thousands of users all over the world, is the most stable version of the mobile operating system over the last couple of years. The experts claim that iOS 9.3 has the lowest crash rate in comparison with iOS 8, iOS 9 and iOS 9.2. In case you don’t know, a crash rate reflects the possibility of a software glitch or any other problem with the operating system.


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Thursday, March 31st, 2016. 14:16

iPhone 6s Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy S7 – Speed Test



Yesterday, YouTube channel SuperSaf TV released a video where two smartphones, namely, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and iPhone 6s Plus were compared in a speed test. The results of the test are quite surprising. If you expect Samsung’s new device to be much faster than iPhone 6s due to the fact that it was released later and has a better processor, you’re wrong.


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Monday, March 7th, 2016. 23:36

27 New US Banks Now Support Apple Pay



Apple continues to expand its payment service system on the market. 27 banks in the USA signed a contract to become partners of Apple Pay. The list includes such banks as the Bank of England, the Franklin First Federal Credit Union, Lone Star National Bank etc.


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Sunday, March 6th, 2016. 23:03

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Intel Will Produce LTE Chips for iPhone 7



Srini Pajjuri, who works as an analyst at CLSA Securities, has reported that Intel will produce LTE chips for Apple’s new iPhone 7. Moreover, he says that Intel will supply up to 40 percent of cellular modems for the iPhone.


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Sunday, March 6th, 2016. 1:48

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Apple Launches New Support Account on Twitter



Yesterday, on March 3rd, Apple created an official support account on Twitter. It took one day to get 100K followers and now the number of people has increased by another 30 thousands.

Although company has separate accounts for its different services, like Apple Music or App store profile, it didn’t have a general one that can be used for basic questions.


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Friday, March 4th, 2016. 22:48

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Apple Lowered Transaction Fees to Launch Apple Pay in China



As it was already reported, Apple launched Apple Pay in China last week. In accordance with the latest report from people familiar with the matter, to make the mobile payment system work in this Asian country, Apple had to halve the usual transaction fee. Currently, the fee is equal to  0.07% in China, while in the United States and other regions it accounts for approximately 0.15%.


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Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016. 15:17

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means I should tell you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days. Most of the articles this week deal with rumors about Apple’s upcoming devices and services as well as with vulnerabilities found in iOS 9 and OS X. There are also some posts about the releases of new betas of iOS 9.3 and OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 for developers.


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Sunday, February 14th, 2016. 22:28

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

Hackers Offer Apple Employees Thousands of Euros for Their Login Details



According to the latest report from BusinessInsider, hackers are offering Apple employees in Ireland huge sums of money for their Apple ID credentials. One of the employees, who asked not to be publicly identified revealed that he was offered thousands of euros for his Apple ID email address and password. Moreover, looks like he’s not alone.


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Wednesday, February 10th, 2016. 18:40

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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

Apple Became Top Smartphone Vendor in the USA and China in 2015



According to the latest report from a research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, in 2015, Apple became the top smartphone vendor in the United States of America and China. New devices, namely, the 4.7-inch iPhone 6s and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6s Plus, allowed to beat the rivals and become the leader of such important markets. Strong demand for both handsets generated record-breaking revenue as well.


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Thursday, January 28th, 2016. 11:22

Microsoft's Keyboard for iOS Will Support One-Handed Typing Mode



An image showing what appears to be Microsoft’s Word Flow keyboard for iOS has been recently shared by The Verge reporters. The image lets us take a look at the iOS device with the new keyboard running in the one-handed typing mode.


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Tuesday, January 26th, 2016. 12:59

Microsoft to Release Word Flow Keyboard for iOS?



According to an email sent to the selected members of Windows Insider program, Microsoft is planning a rollout of its Word Flow keyboard designed specifically for the Windows Phone platform on Apple’s iOS. Since Apple’s mobile operating system now supports the usage of third-party keyboards, the release of the aforementioned one looks quite obvious and possible.


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Saturday, January 16th, 2016. 20:50