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There’re some new rumors that deal with the so-called ‘iPad Maxi’. Apple’s purported 12.9-inch tablet will be released in the first quarter of 2014, Korean sources claim. Moreover, the device is already being built by the local supplier. Isn’t it incredible?
On Tuesday Apple released two Safari betas to developers: 6.1.1 for OS X 10.7.5 Lion and OS X 10.8.5 Mountain Lion and Safari 7.0.1 for OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Apple is currently working on a technology that will improve Apple’s virtual assistant called Siri. A patent filing published on Thursday shows that the company from Cupertino is planning to use crowd-sourced information to find answers to the toughest user queries.
Those geeks who are interested in the history of the company from Cupertino and its first computers can now download Apple II DOS source code and take a look at it. The download link is available below.
New York-based company called GlobalFoundries can possibly become Samsung’s subcontractor in manufacture of Apple A7 chips for iPhones and iPads, Arik Hesseldahl of AllThingsD reports.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published another Apple’s patent application on Tuesday. This time it’s a some kind of touch sensitive button that is capable of detecting multiple levels of pressure. The U.S. Patent No. 8,581,870 is entitled "Touch-sensitive button with two levels".
Here’s what AppleInsider writes:
Apple on Thursday released an update for late-2013 13-inch MacBook Pros addressing the issue with laptop’s keyboard and trackpad freezes.
A large number of Apple’s Retail Stores around the world will be closed a few hours earlier next weekend - on November 17th and November 18th.
The company from Cupertino will certify two new Asian factories to help in manufacture of the iPhone 5c and iPad mini soon. The reason for such a decision is growing demand for the devices. Current Apple’s suppliers - Foxconn and Pegatron - can’t cope with the production load.
Apple released iTunes 11.1.3 on Tuesday. The new version features a number of improvements connected with equalizer and the application performance. Well, take a look at everything yourself:
Apple on Wednesday published a Report on Government Information Requests. This document shows the statistic on law enforcement requests the company from Cupertino has received over the period from January to the end of June.
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.
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.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office posted on Thursday another patent application. And again it was Apple that filed a patent for "Power management systems for accepting adapter and solar power in electronic devices," or, in other words, for a solar power converter.
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.