The digest of news from the world of mobile development for the last week No. 24 (September 9–15, 2013)

The main news of this week, of course, was the presentation by Apple of the new smartphones iPhone 5S / C and iOS 7, which should be released on Wednesday. In addition, we learned that the NSA can access almost any smartphone, Microsoft offers to exchange iPad for gift cards for its stores, VisionMobile again counted the roles in the global application economy, and Couchbase released NoSQL-base for iOS and Android.



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Apple introduced iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C and iOS 7 release


Apple on Wednesday introduced the new smartphones iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. Most of the assumptions about the new smartphones were confirmed - 5C plastic (but not cheap), and 5S with a fingerprint scanner and 64-bit processor.

Three web design practices for the upcoming iOS7


This article talks about the three major UX / UI changes in Safari on iOS7 that you should keep in mind when optimizing sites for Apple devices.

According to Spiegel, NSA can receive data from almost any smartphone


NSA can receive information from almost any smartphone, whether it’s Android, iPhone, or even a protected BlackBerry. Data, according to reporters, is first-hand - Spiegel representatives saw top-secret NSA documents related to receiving data from mobile devices.

Microsoft launched an iPad buyout program


Microsoft has launched the program "receiving iPad from the public." True, in exchange for the device, the user does not receive money, but a gift card for a certain amount (at least 200 US dollars). Brought iPad, 2, 3 or 4 generations, should not be very worn out.

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