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iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, as predicted, attract fewer early upgraders in comparison with the last-year iPhone 5 and previous models. What that means is that people owning an iPhone 5 are unlikely to change it for 5s or 5c. And that makes sense, I guess.
According to Asian sources, Apple’s second-gen iPad mini has a faulty screen. LCD panels manufactured by Sharp have some burn-in issues and this is probably one of the main reasons for a delayed launch date.
According to Chinese sources, Foxconn is now testing a brand new iPad with an enormous screen. Whether this information is legitimate or not is still unclear, however, insiders claim that such a device may be actually unveiled next year. Well, if to speak about me, I don’t think Apple will release the larger iPad soon. But who knows, anything may happen.
AT&T has released an official statement, which shows that during the opening weekend the number of iPad Air activations increased more than 200% compared with 2012 iPad launch.
Apple’s new iPad Air is about 13% or $42 cheaper to build than the last-year iPad - the 16GB Wi-Fi-only model cost is $274. Although some components, namely, the 9.7-inch Retina display, are a bit more expensive than earlier, in general the device now costs less.
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.
iFixit team has recently torn apart Apple’s new iPad Air to see what’s new inside. They’ve found out that the entire tablet construction resembles such of the iPad mini; moreover, there’re some internal parts shared with the iPhone 5s.
According to recent rumors, the company from Cupertino has asked Samsung to help in manufacture of Retina displays for the new iPad mini that is expected to be launched soon. Apple’s current partners - Sharp and LG Display - can’t cope with production volumes; this results in supply constraints.
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.
Apple will launch a 5-inch iPhone 6 next year, Japan reporters claim. What’s even more interesting is that the users will be able to control this enormous device with only one hand.
LG - not Samsung - will supply Apple with OLED displays for iWatch,
Tim Cook, Apple CEO, has sent an email to employees after the release of financial results of Q4. Cook says that the company’s business is now extremely strong - due to the new iPhone and iPad releases.
After announcing the new iPad Air, iPad mini with Retina display, updated MacBooks, Mac Pros and the free OS X Mavericks yesterday, Apple decided to release iOS 7.0.3 that same evening. This minor update contains numerous bug fixes, safety improvements as well as a bunch of new features aimed to make the integration between Apple’s mobile and desktop operating systems even deeper. Moreover, there’re some enhancements that deal with iPhone 5s’ Touch ID sensor.
Announced yesterday, Apple's new cylindrical Mac Pro will hit store shelves no sooner than in December. As to the price, it is said to start at $2,999. Pretty expensive, I agree, but believe me, the new desktop is worth its money.
As to the tech specs, the revamped Mac Pro (base model) features a 3.7GHz Intel Xeon E5 processor, 12GB of RAM, dual FirePro D300 GPUs with 2GB of video RAM each and 256GB of SSD. Moreover, the new Mac Pro now can support up to three 4K displays at once.
As you see, the new device is incredibly fast. That is why it would be a perfect choice for all those who have to work with graphics, music or video.
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.