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iOS 9 has already been installed on 20% of iOS devices

Apple started rolling out iOS 9 to iPhone and iPad users less than 48 hours ago but already around 20 per cent of users have already installed the upgrade. By comparison, 21 per cent of Android device owners are running Android Lollipop, which began rolling out almost a year ago. …

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Average selling price of Apple iPhone rises to $659

Despite of strong U.S. dollar, Apple managed to increase average selling price of its iPhone smartphones to $659 in its fiscal 2015 second quarter ended March 28, 2015. The increase is a result of strong demand for more expensive high-capacity models as well as iPhone 6 Plus. During the quarter, …

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Apple orders more components to improve Watch supply

Demand for Apple Watch devices greatly exceeds supply these days, according to various market analysts. However, Apple is boosting orders of components, which will help it to significantly improve availability of its smartwatch later this year. Analysts estimate that Apple has already taken pre-orders for one million Watch devices in …

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Apple to host Apple Watch-related event in early March

Apple has started to send out invitations to its event allegedly related to Apple Watch. The conference with the press and various market analysts will take place in early March, several weeks ahead of commercial release of the product. It is expected that Apple will finally unveil all technical details …

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iOS 8 now found on 72 per cent of devices

iOS 8 had a bit of a slow start but the adoption rate is finally starting to climb up at a faster rate with almost three-quarters of all iOS devices now running the latest version, which Apple launched last year alongside the new iPhone 6. Based on the latest statistics …

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Apple: Apple Watch will ship in April

Apple announced on Tuesday during its earning call that it will start commercial shipments of its highly-anticipated Apple Watch device in April. While the company will start shipments of its new gadget later than expected, its management believes that the new product will become popular both among end-users and among developers. “Development …

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iOS 8 now installed on 56% of iPhones and iPads

After a few updates and plenty of bug fixes, iOS 8 adoption is finally on the rise. Adoption has crawled to a halt back in September after it was revealed that the latest mobile OS from Apple was causing far too many problems such as bad WiFi reception, loss of …

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Tim Cook: Apple Watch will need to be charged daily

Apple continues to be extremely tight-lipped about its upcoming Watch timepiece, even though the product has been formally introduced and is about three months away from mass availability. Fortunately, the company lets at least some details out. One of the key concerns about wearable electronics in general is battery life. Since …

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Apple won’t be disclosing Apple Watch sales figures

A lot of market analysts are eager to see how many Apple Watch timepieces will be sold in the first quarter of availability and onwards. In a surprising move, Apple announced it is not going to reveal exact sales numbers of its Watch devices, at least early in their lifecycle. …

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Apple makes 64-bit support mandatory for iOS apps

Although Apple has offered smartphones and tablets with 64-bit application processors for well over a year now, many programs remained 32-bit and could not take advantage of the new system-on-chips. This is going to change in the coming months, as Apple wants all software developers to include 64-bit support in …

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Apple defends iPhone 6 Plus: our phones are beautiful and sturdy

Despite of numerous reports claiming that Apple iPhone 6 Plus could be bent, the company believes that the issue is hugely exaggerated. According to Apple, only nine customers have complained about bending of the 5.5” smartphones. The company claims that its phones undergo rigorous testing and can withstand reasonable stresses. …

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Apple pulls iOS 8.0.1 after reports of issues

Apple has been forced to pull the iOS 8.0.1 update after it was found to be causing widespread issues with iPhone handsets, including but not limited to: frequent drops in signal, greater WiFi issues and problems with Touch ID. Affected users who did install iOS 8.0.1 will have to sync …

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Apple iPhone 6 Plus could be bent, damaged

Although Apple’s products are traditionally well-made and every detail of their design is well-thought, from time to time the company releases devices that suffer from minor or major design issues that greatly affect their appeal or even durability. Apparently, this is the case with the iPhone 6 Plus. While Apple …

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iOS 8 nears 50% adoption despite some performance glitches

Apple has revealed that nearly 50 per cent of all iOS devices have upgraded to the latest version, iOS 8, which launched just last week, surpassing Android KitKat’s adoption rate in a mere six days. The new statistics were quietly revealed on Apple’s App Store distribution site. The exact percentage …

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Apple to unveil new iPad tablets in late October

Apple plans to announce its next-generation iPad and iPad mini media tablets at a special event in late October, a media report claims. It is interesting to note that the new iPads will be launched almost exactly one year after the current-generation tablets from Apple. The consumer electronics giant plans …

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Apple introduces iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus smartphones

Just as expected, Apple on Tuesday introduced its new smartphones with enlarged displays and a number of new capabilities. The iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus feature all-new designs and increase the screen sizes to 4.7” and 5.5”, respectively, integrate new application processors, cameras, sensors as well as advanced …

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Apple’s iWatch to feature NFC mobile payment system

Apple’s upcoming smartwatch devices will include the company’s payment system that will allow their owners to pay for goods in certain stores. The technology will significantly expand usage of the iWatch and will greatly improve buying experience. The Wall Street Journal reports that the addition of NFC tap-to-pay technology will reflects …

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