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Weekend Highlights: Linley Group, chip industry researchers, test mobile chips finding Apple's A10 "notably faster" than the competition; iPhone 7 series make up 43% of Q3 sales in US; Apple announces conference call for October 25th Q4 earnings; 25 years ago Apple introduced the PowerBook, "the computer that defined the laptop"; department store in Paris will close down their Apple Watch area due to poor sales; investigation by Apple into iPhone 7 which allegedly set vehicle on fire; Microsoft Surface seeing healthy sales while iPad demand is tepid; $13,000 in iPhones stolen from Apple Store; Internet suffered DDoS attack this morning blacking out many popular web sites; Google's Pixel phone submerged for 30 minutes, survives; Michael deAgonia's deep dive review into Apple Watch Series 2, YouTuber posts speed test between Google Pixel and iPhone 7 Plus.
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"Retina iPad Mini later, new Nexus 7 sooner: DisplaySearch: Small tablets are moving to very-high-resolution displays, like larger 10-inch class tablets have done in the last year or so." CNET News 3/15
"Heads up Apple, here comes Samsung's 8-core chip: Samsung is set to begin manufacturing its eight-core phone and tablet processor in the second quarter. That's a problem for Apple because Apple is both competing with Samsung and getting its A6 from the South Korean company." CNET News 3/15
"Apple's 'budget' iPhone expected to have same 4-inch display as iPhone 5" AppleInsider 3/15
"Apple's Low-Cost iPhone Reportedly Getting The Same 4-Inch Display As iPhone 5, 'Super-Thin' Plastic Case" TechCrunch 3/15
"Rumor: New Low Cost iPhone To Have 4 Inch Display" AppleBitch 3/15
"UL warns of counterfeit Apple USB power adapters" CNET News 3/15
"iPad May Run Away From Home a Lot Longer: Apple's newly awarded patent for wireless charging technology suggests the company may be developing a product that would dramatically reduce the iPad's dependence on having an electrical outlet nearby. That may be a boon for frequent flyers, but it may not excite those who use their iPads on a couch, or in bed, or in some other cozy at-home setting where recharging isn't an issue." MacNewsWorld 3/15
"Bio Crisis For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 3/16
"BattleFriends at Sea PREMIUM For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $2.99)" Apple Sliced 3/16
"Bouncy Penguin HD For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 3/16
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