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OLED Display manufactures reportedly ramp up production capacity ahead of iPhone 8

Apple to finally adopt the OLED display technology in 2017 Samsung, LG and Japan Display have reportedly invested billions of U.S dollars to increase their OLED production capacity in a preparation for iPhone 8 in 2017. A report from Japan reveals that Samsung Display will invest almost $7 billion in 2016 alone to expand its OLED capacity by 50%. Other major players will also invest significant amounts of money ahead of the iPhone 8 that is expected to include an OLED display. LG Display will invest a half billion to ramp up OLED panel production for products like TVs and smartphones.[…]

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Claimed photo of iPhone 7 Plus reveals a dual-lens camera

More evidence that the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 may feature a dual-lens camera system The latest iPhone 7 leak points to a dual-lens camera for the 5.5-inch variant. An alleged spy image of the iPhone 7 Plus suggests that Apple may really use the rumored dual-lens camera configuration for the bigger iPhone 7, despite previous reports that technical difficulties might have stopped Apple’s plans for the imaging department. Sources from China revealed earlier this month that the new camera might not be ready in time for the iPhone 7’s production. But if Apple really uses this new dual-lens configuration in iPhone[…]

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ATM withdrawals with Apple Pay enabled in select locations

Bank of America ATMs now support Apple Pay withdrawals Bank of America is now allowing users to withdraw cash from ATMs in select locations around the US using NFC and Apple-Pay. A Reddit user has noticed that the NFC readers in California have been switched on for some ATMs, but they currently only work with Bank of America’s own credit/debit cards. However, support for third-party cards could be added too, so you could withdraw money without entering your card in the ATM, just by touching the NFC reader and entering the password. Bank of America announced earlier in 2016 that[…]

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iOS 10 may include a Dark Theme

Hidden dark mode found in the first developer iOS 10 beta The first beta of iOS 10 reportedly includes a hidden dark theme. Although Apple didn’t’ announced the dark mode, nor it was included in the promo video of iOS 10 published after the press-conference last week, some watchful developers have found the dark mode hiding inside the OS. Developers like @AndyWiik has even posted on Twitter screenshots of the dark mode in iOS10 after it is enabled, revealing that Apple may be planning to bring the dark backgrounds to iOS 10. However, the dark mode still looks like a[…]

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iOS 10’s Raise to Wake up will only work on iPhone 6S or newer models

The new iOS feature requires an M9 processor Not all devices that will be officially upgraded to iOS 10 later in 2016 will support all new features in iOS 10. We already know that iPhones without touch-press sensitive displays won’t be able to benefit from interactive Lock screen notification in the same way that new models like the iPhone 6s will. Now, we learn that yet another feature coming with iOS 10 will be limited only to the new models – iPhone 6s, 6S Plus, iPhone SE and the upcoming iPhone 7. The feature is called ‘Raise to Wake up’.[…]

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Taking a photo in iOS 10 won’t break the music playback

Finally: Snap a photo while listening to music One of the smaller, unnoticed changes in the first iOS 10 beta, available for developers ahead of the public release, is the background music playback while using the Camera (Yes, finally!). This has been among the most annoying features in iOS for years, while other platforms, like Android and Windows Mobile, had this ”feature” for a long time. Prior iOS 10, an iPhone user who was listening to music and who decided to open the Camera for a photo would have the music playback interrupted. The same would happen if the user[…]

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How to install public iOS Betas on your iPhone or iPad

You can download new iOS releases before the regular users Ahead of major iOS releases, Apple allows interested parties (regular users and developers) to download the beta software, report bugs and test the new features. All iPhone and iPad users who are eager to try new things before everyone, and those who don’t mind living with some software bugs, can install the latest public iOS beta right now. Here is how to install iOS beta releases: Create a back up using iTunes, so you could downgrade to the official iOS version if you need to. iCloud backups are not working[…]

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iOS 10 stock apps delete

Deleted stock iOS apps will be just hidden, not deleted from iOS

Built-in apps deletion won’t actually delete the apps With iOS 10, Apple finally announced it would allow users to get rid of many of the pre-loaded apps such as Compass, Podcasts, Notes, Weather, iCloud Drive, Mail, Maps, and 11 others, which for many people was too good to be true. However, Apple explained later that when a user deletes a built-in app the app won’t be actually deleted, but just removed from the Home Screen and the system won’t be able to access it for default tasks and Siri commands. These apps could be ‘deleted’ like normal apps by holding[…]

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Improved notifications in iOS 10 won’t require 3D Touch

Apple promised rich notifications for devices without 3D-touch Among the most interesting new features in iOS 10, expected later in 2016, is the ability to interact with the notifications using 3D touch. This was very good news for all iPhone 6 owners, but the users with older devices initially seemed to be left out of the innovation around the lock screen notifications. Fortunately, even those customers with iPhone 5’s in the pocket can still benefit from the Lock screen improvements in iOS 10. Apple has today announced that 3D touch is not a requirement for the richer notifications, and even[…]

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Apple unveils iOS 10 with many improvements and new features

iOS 10 focuses on apps, lock screen, Siri and more Apple has just unveiled iOS 10, the next major version of the mobile OS, scheduled for a global release this fall with iPhone 7 and the new iPads, but already available for interested developers as a closed Beta. iOS 10 includes a number of interesting new features and improvements that will satisfy both regular users and app creators. Here is the list with all models that will receive the update to iOS 10: iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, iPhone SE iPad 4-gen, iPad Air, Air[…]

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