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Apple to launch new 4

Apple to launch new 4" iPhone next year

04 December, 2014 | comments (59)

It's been months – months! – without an "iPhone mini" rumors, but here they are again. This time the info comes from Taiwan and allegedly quotes parts suppliers for Apple, who claim that next year the company will unveil a new 4" iPhone. The...

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Apple is on its way to a record quarter thanks to iPhone 6

Apple is on its way to a record quarter thanks to iPhone 6

03 December, 2014 | comments (103)

According to research data gathered by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech through the month of October, Apple is on its way to a record quarterly performance. Unsurprisingly, sales of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are the main reason for the impending...

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Downgrading to iOS 8.1 no longer possible

Downgrading to iOS 8.1 no longer possible

02 December, 2014 | comments (19)

Nearly a couple of weeks after releasing iOS 8.1.1, which brought along several bug fixes as well as increased stability and performance improvements for the iPad 2 and iPhone 4S, Apple has stopped signing iOS 8.1. This means that you’ll no longer...

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Alleged iPad Air Plus details make the rounds

Alleged iPad Air Plus details make the rounds

29 November, 2014 | comments (13)

According to the Japanese publication Mac Fan, Apple will release a 12.2” iPad Air Plus in the spring of next year. The report is featured in the magazine’s January 2015 issue and includes alleged details about the upcoming slate, including a...

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Owners of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus use their iPads less

Owners of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus use their iPads less

26 November, 2014 | comments (48)

Users of Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus spend significantly less time with their iPads than owners of older iPhone models. The data that confirms the new state of affairs comes courtesy of the developers behind Pocket. The latter is a popular...

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Apple to discontinue production of iPhone 5C next year

Apple to discontinue production of iPhone 5C next year

26 November, 2014 | comments (55)

A report posted by Taiwan's Industrial and Commercial Times states that the iPhone 5c production will likely stop in the middle next year. The company did not cite any specific reason for the withdraw of the model, but dwindling interest seems...

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2014 could be the first year in which iPad sales decline

2014 could be the first year in which iPad sales decline

25 November, 2014 | comments (53)

2014 is on track to become the first year in which iPad sales decline when compared to the previous year. Despite the fact that Android tablets have gained a lot of traction recently, always eating away at Apple's market share in the tablet space,...

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Apple looking to  ship over 71.5 million iPhones in Q4

Apple looking to ship over 71.5 million iPhones in Q4

24 November, 2014 | comments (17)

Apple will ship more than 71.5 million iPhones in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to a latest report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo, who has a decent track record on Apple-related industry predictions, says that...


Apple commemorates World AIDS Day with (PRODUCT)RED

Apple commemorates World AIDS Day with (PRODUCT)RED

24 November, 2014 | comments (23)

Apple is commemorating the World AIDS Day in a big way. The company has partnered with (PRODUCT)RED to give part of the earnings for the next two weeks to the Global Fund to fight AIDS. If you open the App Store today, you'll notice it has...

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Apple Watch features in Time magazine's top inventions of 2014

Apple Watch features in Time magazine's top inventions of 2014

23 November, 2014 | comments (166)

Time Magazine has released its list of the 25 Best Inventions of 2014, with Apple Watch, Blackphone, Surface Pro 3, and Selfie stick making it to the list. Apple Watch "wholly reimagines the computer for the wrist, using a novel interface...

Tags: Apple, Microsoft, Time


WSJ: why Apple's iPhone sapphire plans fell through

WSJ: why Apple's iPhone sapphire plans fell through

20 November, 2014 | comments (33)

Did you know that Apple uses one fourth of the world's supply of sapphire, just to protect the cameras and fingerprint readers of its iPhones? This statistic gives you some insight in how monumental the task of covering the new large screens would...

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Apple drops the “FREE” button of App Store apps and games

Apple drops the “FREE” button of App Store apps and games

19 November, 2014 | comments (35)

Apple dropped the “free” moniker from the apps and games in the App Store. Effective immediately, the “FREE” button on the apps and games that don’t require payment will make way to a “GET” replacement. The move acknowledges the in-app...

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Display Mate crowns Galaxy Note 4 display Best of the Best

Display Mate crowns Galaxy Note 4 display Best of the Best

19 November, 2014 | comments (68)

A couple of months ago Display Mate proclaimed the Apple iPhone 6 display as the "best-performing LCD", it has done more testing and now the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 earns the "best of the best" title. As part of a shootout it went up against the...


Next iPhone to allegedly have a two-lens camera system

Next iPhone to allegedly have a two-lens camera system

19 November, 2014 | comments (78)

The next iPhone camera is going to be a doozy. According to John Gruber, Apple is working on a dual lens camera system for the rear camera of the next iPhone, which he heard "from a birdie of a birdie". "The specific thing I heard is that...

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Apple Watch display resolution revealed in WatchKit SDK

Apple Watch display resolution revealed in WatchKit SDK

18 November, 2014 | comments (20)

Apple released the highly anticipated WatchKit SDK to developers. The Apple Watch app development suite is available alongside iOS 8.2 Beta to registered app creators. As expected, WatchKit reveals quite a few juicy bits about the upcoming...

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Samsung and Apple reach a chip manufacturing agreement

Samsung and Apple reach a chip manufacturing agreement

17 November, 2014 | comments (65)

Apple and Samsung have reached a chip manufacturing agreement. Worth billions of dollars, the deal will make Samsung the primary supplier of application processors for Apple from 2016 onwards. The deal will see the Korean giant manufacture...

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iOS 8.1.1 now rolling out, has fixes for iPhone 4s and iPad 2

iOS 8.1.1 now rolling out, has fixes for iPhone 4s and iPad 2

17 November, 2014 | comments (91)

Apple has just started pushing out the update to iOS 8.1.1 to all supported devices. Every Apple device that supports iOS 8 and iOS 8.1 will get the iOS 8.1.1 update. Depending on the model of the product you're applying it to, the size will vary...


iPhone 6 is selling three times better than iPhone 6 Plus

iPhone 6 is selling three times better than iPhone 6 Plus

14 November, 2014 | comments (118)

Although it's been selling a lot of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units, Apple doesn't like to break down the numbers by model. So effectively we have no way of telling how many of those millions of units moved are iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. Not an...

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Apple releases deregister tool to unlink your number from iMessage

Apple releases deregister tool to unlink your number from iMessage

10 November, 2014 | comments (31)

If you switched away from an iPhone, you may have issues receiving SMS sent by someone from an iOS device to your number, as those may still be sent to your iMessage account. The solution for this was to switch off the iMessage feature on your old...

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New malware affects Apple iOS devices in China

New malware affects Apple iOS devices in China

05 November, 2014 | comments (75)

Large number of Apple iOS devices in China have been affected by a new malware. Named WireLurker, it affects mobile devices through repackaged applications for Mac OS X. The bug has affected hundreds of thousands of users who have...

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