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iPhone 7 is the top-selling smartphone in the world

iPhone 7 and 7 Plus dominate the market. iPhone and Galaxy are the two most popular phone brands in the world in the second quarter of 2017. According to a new market research published by Strategy Analytics, Apple has sold 16.9 million iPhone 7 and 15.1 million iPhone 7 Plus units in Q2 2017.At the same time, Samsung sold 10.2 million Galaxy S8 and 9 million S8+ in the same quarter. Strategy Analytics estimates that the fifth most popular model is the Xiaomi Redmi 4A, with 5.5 million units. Overall, the market has increased 5.5% compared with the same quarter[…]

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Increased MacBook sales in the second quarter of 2017

Apple is again on the fast track with MacBook. The market research company called TrendForce has published its regular report about the global notebook shipments for the second quarter of 2017. According to the data, Apple remains number 5 in the rank, but Cupertino managed to increase its market share on a quarter-to-quarter basis with 1%. Apple sold 17.1% more MacBooks in Q2 2017 in comparison to Q1 2017. The total shipments of MacBook are 3.98 million, according to Trend Force. Apple refreshed the MacBook line in June 2017, less than a year before the last hardware upgrade, launching new[…]

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Intel reveals details on Ice Lake Core chips made on a 10nm+ architecture

Intel Ice Lake chips will be released in late 2018. Intel is preparing the launch of its 7th generation of Desktop processors, the Coffee Lake, based on the 14nm++ architecture, but the company has already shared interesting details on the 8-th generation – Ice Lake. While the current Kaby Lake are built on the 14nm+ architecture, which is the second generation, and the upcoming Coffee Lake are made on the third-generation or 14nm++, the processors expected in late 2018 or early 2019 will be based on a 10-nanometer architecture. Intel is about to unveil its Coffee Lake chips during an[…]

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Fifth iOS 11 beta available for public testers

Apple also released iOS 11 Beta 6 to developers. The company is releasing the next public and developer releases of iOS 11 (BETA). For developers, there is an update to iOS 11 Beta 6, bringing fixes to Direct TV app and the Store. Furthermore, this beta also fixes issues with the family sharing, audio playback and Notes. The previous version had an issue with the backup in Notes, where the app might be deleted and the Pencil suddenly would stop working after the device is rotated. iOS 11 also gets new icons for Maps and App Store, while the toggle[…]

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New video reveals iPhone 8 design

Dummy iPhone 8 units have been reviewed in video. Images, renders and video leaks of the upcoming iPhone 2017 lineup have been on the Internet for months now, but this is the first time we see a video review. Despite it shows dummy units, the video below reveals everything about the design of iPhone 8, confirming its edge-to-edge display and the interesting approach at the top. Although they are not real smartphones, but dummy copies instead, we can learn that the design includes stainless steel frame and very thin bezels. As expected, the Home button has been removed, in favor[…]

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Three new iPhones in 2017, each one in three colors?

Apple will release three new models in September. Another day, another news about the upcoming iPhones. The notable investor famous with his predictions about Apple for many years, Ming Chi Kuo, has released yet another note with details about the iPhones. The two models, successors to the current 7 and 7 Plus, are widely believed to be called iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus, while the name of the third new iPhone remains a mystery. It won’t be surprising if’s called iPhone 8, but iPhone X as a name (X for 10th Anniversary) could also be on the table. But let’s[…]

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Fourth public beta of iOS 11 now available to download

Apple releases iOS 11 Beta IV to the general public. iOS public beta testers can now download and install the latest preview release of iOS 11 – Beta 4. It’s available as an OTA update for eligible device, provided that the users have already signed up for the beta program at This beta 4 of iOS 11 comes to life two weeks after Beta 3, and at the same time Apple rolls out Bet a 5 to developers. So, what’s included in this preview release? Apart of the usual bug fixes and performance improvements, there are some changes here[…]

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How to disable Read Receipts in the default iOS messaging app

Disable & Enable read messages reports in iMessages. iOS’s default messaging app, iMessages, occasionally prompts you to enable a feature called ‘Send Read Receipts’. Once enabled, the app will notify your contacts when you’ve read their messages. The feature was added to iOS for iPhone, iPad and iPod with iOS 5, and it could be easily disabled and once again enabled from the app settings. You may have a valid reason to hate the read statuses, for example, like wanting to hide your online status from friends. Although it’s an optional feature, you can occasionally enable it from the pop-up[…]

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iPhone SE (2018 Edition) is real?

Apple to release an upgraded iPhone SE in early 2018. A month ago, we reported a wild rumor about Apple planning a second-generation of its 4-inch iPhone SE. According to a new report from Focus Taiwan, Wistron, the company selected to produce the next-generation small iPhone, will expand its production base in India. Wistron will start manufacturing the 4-inch iPhone SE 2018 Edition in late 2018, but the phone itself will not launch before the end of this year. As far as the possible specs of iPhone SE 2, the device will remain a 4-inch model, although its specs will be[…]

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The next iPhone to include facial recognition working when the device is flat on a table

New evidence of Apple ditching TouchID in favor of facial recognition. Apple is working on an advanced facial recognition system for its 10th anniversary iPhone in 2017. The device, that may be called iPhone 8 or iPhone X, will include special accessibility options allowing the user to unlock the device when it’s lying on the table. The current facial / iris recognition systems all require you to hold the device in front of your face/eyes in order to unlock it. New evidence found in the HomePod firmware confirm that Apple is indeed replacing TouchID with facial recognition for iPhone 8.[…]

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