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Apple may face the first ever annual decline in smartphone sales

Nikkei predicts up to 220 million iPhone sales for 2016 Nikkei has published a new report about the expected iPhone sales for 2016. The report is based on several sources within the Apple’s supply chain. One of the major suppliers expects that the sales of new iPhones will drop on a year-to-year basis, while Nikkei even tries to predict the numbers by estimating that Apple will sell between 210 and 220 million iPhones for this year. The expected drop in comparison to 2015 has been supported by another reliable source – Foxconn. The company’s leader has recently commented that the[…]

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Official Xbox app now available for iOS devices

Microsoft rolls out a new Xbox app for iPhone and iPad Microsoft has released the revamped version of its Xbox app for iOS. The Xbox app debuted first for devices running Windows 10 (PCs, tablets and phones), but now Microsoft rolls out the same features to iOS and Android. The Xbox app for iOS is actually a revamped version of the old Xbox SmartGlass, but the new app looks a lot like its Windows 10 counterpart and offers the same features available on other platforms. Using the app, the iOS gamers will be able to buy titles from the Store,[…]

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Apple Pay reportedly expanding to online merchants

Apple to announce Apple Pay for websites at WWDC 2016 The company is planning to announce Apple Pay touch-to-pay transactions for select online retaliates in a move to expand the popularity of the payment service and challenge PayPal. The move means that online retailers will soon be able to accept payments through Apple Pay, which may endanger the position of PayPal as the only major mobile payment service for websites. Apple will reportedly announce the expansion of its in-house payment service to online merchants at WWDC 2016 next Monday. This is not the first time we hear rumors about tap[…]

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New iPhone 7 rumors: Intel LTE modems, dual-lens camera modules

LG Innotek to produce the dual-lens camera for iPhone 7 Bloomberg and Business Korea have posted new stories about the upcoming iPhone 7. According to Bloomberg and their sources, iPhone 7 for AT&T and some other carriers around the globe will be equipped with the Intel’s LTE modems, while the Verizon’s version will use the traditional Qualcomm chips. The report also reveals that Intel may supply around 50% of the modems for the iPhone, after Apple and Intel worked closely together on optimizing the chipsets for the upcoming 2016 devices. This rumor was indirectly confirmed by the Qualcomm’s boss himself[…]

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iPhone owners now use their phones longer

Apple iPhone’s sales hit by fewer innovations and new carrier plans Mobile customers are now using their iPhones longer than in the past, according to a new study by CIRP. Consumer Intelligence Research Partners reveal that the iPhone users are switching to a new model three months later than they did in the past. The majority (66%) of the mobile users who upgraded to a new iPhone in June 2013 had a smartphone that is between 0 and 2 years old. In March 2016, those up to 2 years old iPhones were only 51%, according to the study. At the[…]

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Siri voice commands – a complete list

Make your life easier with Siri and iOS Siri, the iOS’s personal assistant, can help you a lot in many areas. Siri can get you home, play music, set reminders, check calendar, and much more. We’ve collected all important voice commands and questions in one place so you could use this comprehensive guide to ask Siri do things for you. Before the real commands, let’s see how to set up Siri. You need to manually enable Siri on your iPhone, iPad or iPod. Navigate to Settings → General → Siri and turn the assistant on. Make sure you’ve connected to[…]

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6 best photo and camera apps for iOS

With hundreds of apps available on iOS, you may spend a lot of time in searching before you could find some really good one. We’ve tried many camera and photo editing apps so here is our list with the best 6 apps we strongly recommend. Manual Manual for iOS came out with iOS 8, after Apple included support for manual camera controls. The app allows you to manually adjust the camera settings when taking a photo. You have a full control over features like IOS, shutter speed, white balance, focus and exposure compensation. Manual app supports light and dark themes,[…]

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What’s new in iOS 9.3.2

The new iOS update brings performance improvements and fixes The update rolled out to the general public in May brought a number of fixes and improvements, including Bluetooth fixes for iPhone SE. According to the official change log, iOS 9.3.2: fixes issues while connecting Bluetooth accessories to the iPhone SE. The problem was in the Audio quality. Fixes issues for Japanese Kana keyboard while typing email addresses Fixes an issue for VoiceOver users using the Alex voice, where the device switches to a different voice to announce punctuation or spaces Fixes an issue that prevented MDM servers from installing Custom[…]

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iPhone 7 – everything we know

What to expect from iPhone 7? We are months from the time when Apple will release the new iPhone 7, but we already know that the device will come in two screen sizes, with a possible dual-lens camera, better processor and some minor design changes in comparison to the iPhone 6’s from 2015. Here’s what we know: Apple will probably unveil the iPhone 7 in September, while the sales should start shortly after the press-conference. There will be two versions of iPhone 7 in 2016 which will mirror the iPhones from 2015 – one with a 4.7-inch and one with[…]

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How to Back up your iPhone or iPad

Back up devices using iCloud or iTunes Creating a copy of the information from your iPhone or iPad helps a lot when you upgrade to a new device or update its software. Sometimes, when the update process goes wrong, you will need those backups to restore information and settings to the device. Here is how you can back up your iPhone. You can use two methods: iCloud or iTunes. Back up using iCloud iCloud stores the information on the Cloud, so you can make and use your backups from anywhere connected to a WiFi network. iCloud backups include contacts, notes,[…]

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