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iPhone 8 to offer an IP68-rated water protection

Future iPhone models to offer improved water resistance. Apple designed the iPhone 7 & 7 Plus to cover the IP67-rated water resistance standards, but the future iPhone 8 model is said to offer even better protection against water. As the IP67 standard is no longer a rare feature in the modern smartphones, the industry is moving to the next stage – IP68. Apple is expected to cover the standards for IP68 in 2017, so the iPhone 8 will be able to withstand 1.5 meters for up to 30 minutes, according to a report at the Korea Herald. As a comparison,[…]

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iPhone turns 10 years today

The original iPhone was unveiled on January 9, 2007. Today we are celebrating the 10th birthday of the most influential gadget of the 21-st century. The original iPhone was introduced by Steve Jobs on the same very date, but ten years ago, in San Francisco. With the first iPhone, Apple revolutionized the mobile phone industry by combining a device for access to the Internet and a phone with a “giant” touchscreen and intuitive user interface. We had to wait six more months to be able to actually buy the iPhone in 2017. Since then, this smartphone brand has become the[…]

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Apple to release iOS 10.3 with a new ‘Theatre’ mode

First public betas of iOS 10.3 expected around mid-January. Developers and public testers of Apple’s iOS won’t need to wait much to get their hands on the first iOS 10.3 Beta. According to information posted on Twitter, Apple is going to roll out iOS 10.3 beta 1 on January 10. This is a preliminary schedule, and Apple’s plans may well change in the following days, so keep the January 10 date with a grain of salt. iOS 10.3 will not only bring performance and stability improvements to supported devices, but some new features as well. iOS 10.3 will have a[…]

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Apple accounts for 44% of all new device activations during Christmas

37% of the activated devices were phablets. Every year, Apple enjoys a big success during the Holiday shopping season and 2016 is not an exception. This year, Apple branded devices, phones and tablets, account for 44% of all new activations between December 19 and 25, according to Flurry. The report, based on data collected from hundreds of apps, shows that Apple products were more than two times more popular than Samsung devices (smartphones and tablets). Huawei was a distant third with a share of just 3%, followed by LG, Amazon, Oppo, Motorola and Xiaomi. Apple devices continue to be the[…]

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Next iPhones to feature super-sensitive OLED screen

Curved glass design expected for iPhone 8. Multiple sources point toward a curved OLED display panel for at least one version of the iPhone 8. But today’s rumors mentioned that Apple may have chosen the OLED display for all of the models in 2017, as this technology has many advantages over the current LCD. So far, we knew that Apple would launch a premium version of the iPhone 2017 that might use the curved screen similar to that presented in the Galaxy S7 Edge. The new report claims that the new iPhone will all be curved as Apple reportedly ordered[…]

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Super Mario Run arrives for iPhone and iPad

To unlock all 24 courses you need to pay $10. The popular game ‘Super Mario’ is now available in the App Store as a free download, but to unlock all courses you have to pay $10 in-app purchase. Nintendo has finally released their super-popular game for mobile devices, and iOS is the first platform to have the game in the catalog. The game is available for all countries, which means the possible audience for Super Mario on iOS is much larger than than Pokemon Go at launch. In fact, some analysts believe that Nintendo could not only reach the same[…]

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Public testers can try iOS 10.2.1 and MacOS Sierra 10.12.3

Apple seeds new public betas of iOS and macOS. Cupertino is rolling out new betas of iOS and macOS Sierra to interested public testers, only a day after these betas reached app developers. iOS is now up to version 10.2.1 in the public beta program, while macOS Sierra has been bumped to version 10.12.2. Beta testers who signed up for the program will receive the new iOS beta as an over-the-air update, while the update for Mac can be installed through the Software Update in App Store. These public betas don’t include any new features and visible changes, but they[…]

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Wireless AirPods delayed to Spring 2017 [Updated]

Problems with audio synchronization delays the AirPods. The new AirPods announced by Apple with the iPhone 7 line in September was supposed to go on sale in October, but not it seems that the product has been delayed to 2017. A source close to Apple has confirmed that the AirPods won’t launch this year due to manufacturing problems related to the wireless audio transmission and synchronization between the earpieces. AirPods’s design is significantly more complicated that the rest of the headphones using wireless Bluetooth technology. While the current products transmit the signal to just one earpiece, Apple has designed the[…]

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Samsung reportedly follows Apple in decision to remove the headphone jack

Galaxy S8 may not include a Headphone jack. After the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, Samsung knows that the company should offer the perfect flagship in 2017, and it is quite likely that this phone will be called the Galaxy S8. But the Korean Giant appears to be removing yet another feature most of the customers like – the headphone jack. After ditching user-replaceable batteries and SD card slots in favor of more premium-looking devices made of metal and glass, Samsung may follow Apple in a decision to abandon the 3.5mm headphone jack. According to information posted at SamMobile, Samsung will[…]

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How to improve your Privacy and security on iOS

Instantly improve your Privacy by tweaking the Settings. We keep so much personal information on our mobile devices that the companies know literally everything about us. Companies like Google, Apple and Microsoft track user’s behavior for the sake of the user experience, to serve more relevant ads, to learn more about our interests, hobbies and more. But this tracking comes at the expense of privacy. That’s why you should carefully consider the potential benefits of all features included in iOS 10. So below, we will teach you how to dramatically improve your privacy using a few simple steps: Disable the[…]

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