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Android Dominates Global Smartphone Market in Q3 2016
While iOS global market share and iPhone shipments continue to decline, Android devices continue to gain momentum. According to the latest report from Strategy Analytics, Android share reached nearly 88% in the third calendar quarter of 2016, leaving iOS with 12.1% far behind.
15-inch MacBook Pro Has Fastest SSD on Market
According to the latest report from Computerworld, the 15-inch MacBook Pro is equipped with one of the fastest SSDs on the market.
Apple Will Start Selling AirPods in January?
Apple won’t release new wireless AirPods until January. This information has been shared by DigiTimes reporters who cite a report released by Economic Daily News (EDN).
MacBook Pro to Become Cheaper in 2017, Get 32GB of RAM
According to the latest report from usually-reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, next year, Apple may make the MacBook Pro cheaper and add the 32GB memory option to satisfy power users who need this extra amount of RAM.
New 13-inch MacBook Pro is 4% Faster Than its Predecessor
According to the benchmarks results shared by Geekbench, the new base 13-inch MacBook Pro is 4% faster in single-core and 7% faster in multi-core tests than the 2015 entry-level MacBook Pro.
Apple Releases iOS 10.1.1, iOS 10.2 Beta to Developers
Apple on Monday released iOS 10.1.1 with a fix for the issue making it impossible to view the Health app data for some users. The release of the updated firmware version comes about a week after the release of iOS 10.1 that contained some minor improvements as well.
Entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro Has Removable SSD
According to the latest report from Other World Computing, the entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro without the Touch Bar has a removable SSD. The OWC team has performed a teardown of the new model and below you can take a look at some of the images showing the internal components of the new laptop.
Half of Former Galaxy Note 7 Users to Switch to iPhone – IDC
According to the latest report from IDC, nearly a half of former Galaxy Note 7 units are planning to switch to the iPhone. This seems to be true as Apple reported a record number of Android switchers in the fourth fiscal quarter of 2016. The results of the survey can’t be taken for granted as they include data from only 24 Galaxy Note 7 users. Still, they demonstrate a possibility for Apple to benefit from Samsung’s misfortune.
Apple to Release 3 Glass iPhone Models in 2017
According to the latest report from Nikkei, Apple is planning to release three iPhone models in 2017. Each model will get a glass panel produced by Chinese firms Biel Crystal Manufactory and Lens Technology. The all-new handsets will feature 5.5-inch, 5-inch, and 4.7-inch screens.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
It’s Sunday today, which means that’s it’s high time I told you about the most popular posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and start discussing the posts worth your attention right now.
Apple Won’t Show Updated iMac and 5K display on October 27
According to the latest report from Ming-Chi Kuo, we won’t see the updated iMac and 5K display at the upcoming “Hello Again” event. In fact, these devices will be released only next year. On October 27, Apple will show us only the new MacBook Pro and possibly the 13-inch MacBook Air.
Watch This iPhone 7 Plus vs Google Pixel Speed Test [Video]
The iPhone 7 Plus has beaten the Google Pixel in real life speed test. While it is already known that Apple’s flagship device perform better in benchmarks, the real-life testing gives us a better idea of what we can expect from the device during the day-to-day use. Below you can watch a video showing both smartphones undergoing a series of tests posted to YouTube by SuperSaf TV.
Apple to Release MacBook with E-Ink Keyboard in 2018
According to the latest report from The Wall Street Journal, Apple is planning to release a revamped MacBook lineup featuring E-Ink keyboards in 2018. The company will develop a new laptop together with Australian startup Sonder. It currently working on a dynamic E-Ink keyboard capable of displaying shortcuts, emojis, special symbols aside from traditional alphabet and numeric keys.
Apple Stops Signing iOS 9, Releases New iOS 10 Beta
Apple has stopped signing iOS 9.3.5, which means it is no longer possible to downgrade or restore your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to this version of firmware. Along with that, the company did the same thing to iOS 10.0.1.
32GB iPhone 7 is Much Slower Than 256GB iPhone 7 [Video]
If you’re planning to buy a new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus and thinking whether you need the extra amount of storage, opt for the high-end model with 256GB if possible. As it turns out, the 32GB iPhone models are noticeable slower in terms of write speed, so those who often transfer large files among the devices they own, will surely feel discomfort.
Below you can take a look at the speed test video comparing the 32GB and 256GB iPhone 7. The results are remarkably different.