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Top 30 features wishlist for the upcoming iOS 11. EverythingApplePro has made a list of features that he would like to see in the new iOS 11. Watch the video and subscribe if you like it.

MicGadget.com, a Chinese blog specialised in tech news has sources close to Foxconn the main component supplier for Apple. Apparently, Foxconn has revealed to Micgadget to have received orders not for 3 iPhones this year, but for only 2 models. This would mean the introduction of two models of iPhone 8 with an OLED display, one larger than the other if we overlay the recent rumours about production delays.

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The prediction initially launched by Ming-Chi Kuo of the generally well-informed analysis firm KGI Securities, according to which Apple would launch this year 3 iPhone, two models 7s and a model 8, has been argued among the last analysis and predictions.

The information raised by Micgadget is interpreted in such a way that it suggests that Apple would expect two iPhone 8 for 2017. Now, in the light of the latest recent information precisely, that would be quite surprising.

MacRumors insists that the Chinese blog may have misinterpreted the information received. So, if we imagine that the source spoke of two iPhone coming for 2017, we can then cross the latest rumours and think about two models 7s and 7s Plus.

But for some time now, analyst expectations and supply chain hints have indicated that Apple will break away from its annual tradition of launching two models of iPhone and will instead reveal a radically overhauled smartphone in addition to its usual "S" refresh model updates.

According to the information heard yesterday, a delay on the manufacturing chains of the iPhone 8 linked to difficulties of production of screens OLED and sensor Touch ID of the new generation could delay the arrival of the innovative...

iPhone 8 Design schematics leaked

The BIGGEST iPhone 8 LEAK Yet! Leaks & Rumors covering the Design, Display, 3D Cameras, Touch ID Release Date & much more!




In this video Zone of Tech covers some really interesting leaks on the iPhone 8.
6 Things the Samsung Galaxy S8 can do that the iPhone can't.

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1. Better screen

The Samsung S8 has quad HD definition. The S8 Plus has a staggering resolution of 2960 by 1440 pixels. With so many pixels crammed together, it makes it sharper looking and more detailed than the 1080p resolution used by the iPhone 7 Plus.
And also features a much taller screen because the home button is gone.

2. Iris and Facial Scanner

Samsung is taking security one step further by adding this new feature. It scans both or either of your irises in the same way the Note 7 did. If you get your eyes lined up properly it can work almost instantaneously, but it’s faster and more reliable to use the fingerprint scanner.

3. Charging capabilities

Like the S7, the S8 uses Samsung’s own Adaptive Charging rather than Qualcomm’s Quick Charge. It isn't the quickest charger either, taking about 1hr 40mins to fully charge from dead. Samsung has switched to the reversible USB-C port – making it probably the biggest phone so far to switch – but wireless charging remains an option.

4. Expandable Storage

Samsung S8 features a MicroSD card slot. It allows you to upgrade the storage up to 256GB which is huge for a smartphone.

5. Third-Party Browsers

Unlike the iPhone on the new S8 you can change the default browser.

6. The Headphone Jack

We've been through this many times, most people don't mind that the iPhone has ditched the headphone Jack but Samsung decided to hold on to his one so the Samsung S8 has one.

The company has a torrid time of it in 2016 with the Galaxy Note 7 getting nixed after issues with its battery. Keen not to let something like this happen again, Samsung has invested millions in new R&D and QC for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Pro.

Analysts believe Samsung will sell somewhere in the...
Apple self-driving-car technology

Apple has developed a training program to instruct employees on how to handle cars being used to test its autonomous driving software platform, according to Business Insider.

MacRumors reports that the company's "Development Platform Specific Training" document references an "Apple Automated System" and a "Development platform," alluding to the self-driving software platform Apple is rumored to be building after plans for a full autonomous electric vehicle.

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Apple recently obtained a permit from the California DMV that will allow it to test self-driving vehicles on public roads, and as part of that process, the company appears to be training employees to use whatever system it's testing. According to the DMV, Apple plans to use three 2015 Lexus RX450h SUVs, which will be driven by six drivers with expertise in areas like machine learning.

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Based on the documents, drivers are required to pass seven tests as part of their training before being allowed to work with Apple's software platform. Each driver must complete two practice runs and three trials to pass tests, which cover topics like taking control of the vehicle at tight U-turns, sudden acceleration, sudden braking, and more.

According to the training packet, Apple's self-driving car uses a Logitech wheel and pedals to actuate drive by wire, and it supports one person at a time.

Pressing the brake pedal or grabbing the steering wheel in Apple's test vehicles will disengage the electronic driving mode, but drivers can accelerate without overriding the "drive by wire" mode.Apple's work in the car industry has been something of an open secret for the past...
The Apple Watch 2 with the black and white strap will be available from April 27th.
After Apple and Nike started their collaboration and launched the Nike + smartwatch, the companies continue to cooperate, this time with a limited edition of the Apple Watch 2 , NikeLab , which will feature a black and white strap.

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The properties of this new edition are the same as those of the Nike + : the integration of the Nike + Run Club application, access to Siri, GPS, a waterproof screen and the watchOS 3 operating system.

The smartwatch will be available from April 27 at the Nike online store and at an Apple pop-up store in Tokyo. Prices and existing units have not yet been announced.
When will the Apple release its next iPad Pro, and what will it look like? Read on for the iPad Pro 2's likely release date, specs, new features, design & UK price rumours.

The iPad Pro 2 launch is an exciting prospect - but we may have to wait a bit longer until we see it announced. Apple made a splash in September 2015 when it unveiled its first giant tablet: a device known at the time only as the iPad Pro and equipped with a blockbuster 12.9-inch screen, quad speakers and a super-quick processor chip.

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The following March a smaller and frankly better 9.7-inch version of the iPad Pro came out, creating mild naming complications (we now call them the iPad Pro 12.9 and iPad Pro 9.7 respectively) and kindling a degree of regret in the hearts of early adopters.

But we are now looking ahead to the future of the iPad Pro line. When will Apple release the new iPad Pro 2 for 2017, and what new features and design changes will this product incorporate? Will there be separate 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch editions of the iPad Pro 2 - will there even be a 7.9-inch model, a sort of iPad Pro mini, or a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro 2?

Our iPad Pro 2 release date & new features rumour roundup weighs up all the clues, hints and evidence about the new iPad Pro models for 2017, including the recent suggestion of an iPad Pro 2 with an 120Hz display, along with our wishlist of new features that are missing from the current generation of iPad Pro hardware.

When will the iPad Pro 2 come out?

MacRumors claimed that Apple would announce new products in late March 2017, with the most likely dates between 20 and 24 March. While the source was partly correct, as Apple did introduce a new iPad along with a new iPhone 7 colour option and a host of other changes, the iPad Pro 2 was absent.

So, when should we expect the second-generation iPad Pro?

DigiTimes quotes "Taiwan-based supply chain makers" who say production of the planned 10.5-inch...
Mac OS X, now named macOS has become remarkably popular in the last several years since its official debut in 2001. Even though the OS is intuitive to use and many users consider themselves "experts," I have five advanced tips you've likely never used.



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According to new data released by market analysis company Markets IHS, Apple made it strong in 2016, holding the top spot in the ranking of the number of smartphones sold for a model. Indeed, it is the iPhone 6s that won the palm of the most sold model over the last year, while several other models of iPhone remain at the top of the ranking, along with Samsung, the number one competitor. The analysis was carried out on more than 350 different models of devices.

The iPhone 6s Plus is also among the best-selling smartphones in 2016. Apple sets the performance to keep the two iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, released in 2015, in the top ranking throughout the year, 2016, which proves impressive sales for several quarters.

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If we look at the last quarter of 2017, it's the iPhone 7 that ascends to the throne, followed by the iPhone 7 Plus.

On the competition side, the Samsung S7 Edge and S7 are respectively 6th and 9th of the ranking in the year 2016 and have beat the sales scores of the models S6 Edge and S6 of the previous generation.

Chinese Huawei is the third-largest smartphone seller in 2016 in general, without having a specific model in the top of the table. It's Oppo, another Asian manufacturer that has managed to hit hard by noting a very strong increase in its sales of smartphones, with 109% of units sold in 2016 more than in 2015, making it the 4th largest Selling smartphones to the world at the moment.
Apple today updated its most popular-sized iPad, featuring a brighter 9.7-inch Retina display and best-in-class performance at its most affordable price ever, starting at $329 (US). Designed for unmatched portability and ease of use, along with incredible performance and all-day battery life, iPad is the world’s most popular tablet and the primary computing device for millions of customers around the world. Through the more than 1.3 million apps designed specifically for iPad, customers can do even more, from learning to code with Swift Playgrounds and reading books on the large screen to boosting productivity through Microsoft Office and using multitasking features like Split Screen.

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iPad features a beautifully bright Retina display with over 3.1 million pixels for stunning pictures and videos, and is enclosed in a sturdy yet thin aluminum unibody enclosure weighing just one pound for great portability and durability. The Apple-designed A9 chip with 64‑bit desktop-class architecture delivers fast processing and graphics performance for apps and games, while maintaining the same all-day battery life customers have come to expect from iPad.

The front- and back-facing cameras offer exceptional low-light performance and HD video recording, making...
The rumors were true: Apple offers indeed an iPhone 7 and an iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT) RED . The manufacturer notes that this is a special edition, it will be available from March 24th to purchase. It will be found in the 128 GB and 256 GB variants in some 40 countries, including France, Belgium, Canada and Switzerland.

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As a reminder, products marked PRODUCT (RED) are in partnership with RED. Part of the price of the red iPhone 7 will be donated to the Global Fund that fights against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Apple has been partnering with RED for 10 years with various accessories and products that have emerged since that decade. Apple has already donated $ 130million through sales.

The red iPhone 7s has nothing special other than the color. We find the same components (processor, camera, RAM, etc.) and the same elements in the box which includes: EarPods with Lightning connector, Lightning to USB cable, 5W USB power adapter and a Lightning to 3.5mm mini-jack adapter.

Pricing and Availability
  • The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition will be available in 128GB and 256GB models starting at $749 (US) from apple.com and Apple Stores, and from Apple Authorized Resellers and select carriers (prices may vary). The special edition (PRODUCT)RED iPhone joins iPhone 7 finishes in jet black, black, silver, gold and rose gold.
  • Both special edition models are available worldwide beginning Friday, March 24 and start shipping to customers by the end of March in the US and more than 40 countries and regions, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, the UK and United Arab...
With iOS 10, Apple has proposed several changes to the messaging application, including the arrival of an App Store . Developers can create mini-games, stickers, provide quick access to GIFs and more. Unfortunately, the more months pass, the lower the interest rate according to SensorTower .

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To date, nearly 5,000 applications are available on the App Store for iMessage. Within 10 days of the release of iOS 10, 400 applications arrived (without taking into account the sticker packs). The chart above shows that the number has continued to climb in the weeks following the arrival of iOS 10. Between September and the end of October, the number of applications for iMessage jumped 116%. A month later, this was up 108% with about 2,250 applications available.

In December, the month-on-month increase was less, at 65%. It is worse in the beginning of 2017 with + 18% between December and January and + 9% between January and February. The situation could stagnate between February and March.

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In detail, one quarter of the applications that have enabled support for iMessage are games. The entertainment category (17.4%) and the utilities (9.2%) were followed. Most of the time, iMessage support by an application comes down to the use of stickers.
Tim Cook is visiting China this weekend to participate in the China Development Forum, an annual event sponsored by the Chinese government. Several US corporate executives (and others) are participating in the project to get a better picture from China.

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In the case of Tim Cook, the boss of Apple is pro globalization. According to him, this is an important point to take into account for the good of everyone. But not all countries are always winners. Some of them are against globalization and this is a problem according to Tim Cook.

"The reality is that you can see countries in the world that isolate themselves, it is not good for their peoples"


Should we see an allusion to Donald Trump who wants to produce as much as possible in the United States in order to create jobs?

Apple is in a difficult situation where Donald Trump wants to see the iPhone products in the United States. Apple has traditionally been using Asian subcontractors (mainly in China) to manufacture the iPhone. But switching production to the US would have an impact on the price of the iPhone for the consumer and other costs.

In his one-hour speech, Tim Cook also talked about the privacy of users. He said Apple was using end-to-end encryption to secure their data, a speech already given repeatedly in the past.

"We believe that a person must have his or her data and must be able to control it".

For a long time, Samsung handled the production of processors present in the iPhone and iPad. But in recent years Apple looked elsewhere and turn to TSMC. This is an important issue for Samsung because Apple produces tens of millions of iPhone and iPad, with just as many processors. Apple is a big customer that can order a lot of units and generate profit for the producer.

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TSMC handles the processor in the latest iPhone and rumors claim that the group will also take care of the expected A11 processor in the iPhone 2017. But Samsung has not said its last word and would like to come back in the battle.

Samsung will invest more to create a production plant in 2018. The goal of the Korean group is to secure as many orders as possible before the competition. Samsung hopes that Apple will return and do business once again.

It is however unlikely that Apple will abandon TSMC because Samsung is its first competitor in the smartphone market. In addition, TSMC seems to be doing better than Samsung. For the iPhone 6s, half of the processors were produced by Samsung and the other half by TSMC. Those of Samsung offered a lower autonomy and they would heat a little more.
Swift does not stop progressing over time by being increasingly used and, by extension, more popular with developers . The latest TIOBE Index reveals that Swift ranks 10th among the most popular programming languages, down from 14th position last year at the same time.

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There are two things to consider. The first concerns the top 10 Apple has just entered for the first time. The second point touches the nine other programming languages that are located in front of Swift, all of which already have a few years already. Apple therefore has a place among the popular languages, while Swift was only launched in 2014.

Apple has released Swift with the idea of offering a programming language simpler to learn than Objective-C in particular. IOS and macOS applications can be encoded in Swift and more and more developers are switching on it for better performance optimization, in addition to ease of use. We can recall in passing that Apple also targets children with its application Swift Playgrounds for iPad that teaches them the basics of Swift. The idea is to train them from an early age so that they are excellent later.