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Fingerprint reader underneath the display confirmed for iPhone 8

Apple to integrate Touch ID into the screen. Unnamed sources close to Apple have revealed to the Economic Daily News that Apple has successfully integrated the Touch ID recognition sensors into the display for iPhone 8. The OLED display panel and the radical new design for the upcoming anniversary iPhone in 2017 have caused troubles for the engineering team at Cupertino. As the next iPhone won’t have a Home Button and the display will take almost the entire front, Apple had to come up with a new solution for Touch ID fingerprint recognition. It seems that Apple has finally solved[…]

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The smaller iPhone in 2018 may have a 5.28-inch OLED screen

Apple to release two OLED models in 2018. Apple is far away from the announcement of the Anniversary iPhone in September, but that doesn’t stop the rumors on the Internet. And while we were still hearing stories about the 2017 line-up, now for the very first time a source claims to reveal details about the iPhone 9 expected in 2018. According to a new report published by The Investor, Apple’s iPhone for 2018 will be coming in two sizes, both with OLED screens. The smaller iPhone 9 is said to include a 5.28 inch OLED screen, while the bigger version[…]

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Molds of upcoming iPhones reveal their possible sizes

iPhone 8 to have a similar size to the 7S, but a bigger screen. A few photos of alleged iPhone molds have appeared online, revealing the relative size of the upcoming models in 2017. According to the shots, Apple is going to release three new models later this year. Two of the models will feature LCD display panes, and they will be named ‘S’, following the Apple’s trend to introduce modest hardware improvements to the main line after the first year – in this case iPhone 7. But the far more interesting model in 2017 will be the device described[…]

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Google announces the Assistant and Gmail Smart Reply for iOS

  You can download the Google Assistant app from the App Store. At the annual I/O conference for developers in California, Google announced many features, and they are not only for Android, but also for iOS. In line with last week’s rumors about bringing the Assistant to the App Store, Google announced the standalone app and you can download it right now from this [link]. Google Assistant arrives in the App Store to help you in many ways. You basically ask a question, and Google Assistant answers, send a message, add a calendar event, and more. Overall, the assistant on[…]

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92% of the iPhone users will buy again an iPhone

Highest retention rate among the iPhone users. According to a new survey among 1000 iPhone users in the United States, Apple’s loyalty rate is up from 86% in 2016 to the impressive 93 percent in April 2017. Morgan Stanley measures the retention rate among the iphone users, and the report concludes that Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 may possibly register impressive sales, as the majority of the current users will switch to the new model. From the report we also learn that Apple’s biggest competitor is Samsung with a retention rate of 77%, followed by LG (59%), Motorola (56%) and Nokia[…]

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iPad Mini finally put in the grave?

Apple to ditch the 7.9-inch iPad from its lineup. Announced in late 2012, the first generation of iPad Mini attracted many uses with its small size and screen compared with the other products on the tablet market, including the original iPad with a 9.7-inch display. Back then, the 4-inch phones were something standard, so a portable device with a screen size of 7.9 inches was considered to be rather big. But we are not living in 2012 anymore and the consumer preferences have shifted towards much bigger mobile devices. Today, a phone with good specs have a screen bigger than[…]

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Apple Pay expands its services to Italy

Apple Pay officially launches in Italy. After starting in markets outside of the US in 2016, the Apple Pay service reached several European markets like Russia, Spain, France and others. Now Apple is bringing the payment service to Italy. According to the official website for the service in Italian language, Apple Pay accepts Italian debit and credit cards which can be added to the Wallet app and then used in stores and online. Currently, there are only a limited number of cards accepted in Italy – Visa & Master Card from UniCredit, Carrefour and Boon. More will be added in[…]

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Google could be releasing its Assistant to iOS

Google to release the digital assistant in the App Store. Google Assistant is a key feature of Android version 7.0 Nougat. The new virtual voice assistant app by Google is a major improvement over the previous Google Now, as it gives far more useful, conversational-like answers. The Assistant is superior to the current Siri service, that’s why is not surprising if Google wants to attract more users and targets the second most popular mobile OS. According to several sources familiar with Google, the software giant is working on an iOS version of the Assistant and we may see the standalone[…]

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iOS 10.3.2 brings performance improvements to the general public

Apple seeded iOS 10.3.2 to everyone. The new version of iOS is finally available for everyone with supported iPhones or iPads. Apple yesterday rolled out version number 10.3.2 to the general public, more than a month after the major 10.3 release. iOS 10.3.2 brings many bug and security fixes, which should be improving the overall performance of the devices. The update is rolling out as an OTA update, but it can also be installed manually via iTunes on a PC or Mac. There are no visible changes in this release, as it was primarily focused on under the hood fixes[…]

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WWDC17 conference in June may reveal the new iPad Pro

Apple to announce a 10.5-inch iPad Pro on June 5? Apple may be finally announcing a new iPad model this year, at the upcoming June conference for developers WWDC17. According to a report by M.Kuo, who is known for many accurate Apple-related predictions in the past, Cupertino may unveil the long-awaited iPad Pro on June 5 during the keynote event. iPad Pro 2017 is expected to offer a 10.5-inch screen, but thanks to slimmer bezels the tablet will have a similar body size to the current 9.7-inch iPad. Will offering an improved tablet in terms of design and hardware features[…]

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