Tag: Apple

Apple Reportedly Manufacturing Its Own MicroLED Displays, Which Are Harder To Make Than OLEDs

Suppliers have ample reason to worry about Apple’s next move. The Cupertino company is reportedly developing its own MicroLED in-house for its future products, which could cause a seismic shift in the smartphone industry.

Apple March 19, 2018

iPhone And Apple Watch Calling 911 On Their Own: Here's How To Prevent Emergency SOS Accidents

Emergency SOS, introduced in iOS 11, may be a lifesaver, but it may also place iPhone and Apple Watch owners in embarrassing situations. Here's how to prevent the feature from calling 911 on its own.

Apple March 19, 2018

Samsung Galaxy Smartphone Repair Service No Longer Lags Behind Apple

Samsung Galaxy smartphone owners may now easily avail of same-day repairs for their devices. Samsung teamed up with uBreakiFix for the service, which eliminates the advantage that Apple had with its Apple Stores.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 15, 2018

Here's What Steve Jobs's 1973 Job Application Looks Like

An online auction posted a job application form submitted by Steve Jobs in 1973. The document is reportedly an authentic piece of tech history related to Apple's growth in the industry.

Apple March 14, 2018

Patent Shows Apple’s Ideas For A Dust And Crumb-Free MacBook Keyboard

A newly published patent by Apple shows that the company is thinking of ways on how to prevent crumbs and dusts from messing with keyboards on a MacBook. Don’t get excited yet, though.

Apple March 10, 2018

Study Says Android Users Are More Loyal Than iOS Users

A research conducted by the CIRP determined that more Android users stay loyal to the platform longer. It showed that Apple users switch to Google's ecosystem more frequently.

Google March 10, 2018

Apps That Were So Bad, They Were Banned

Apps can be useful tools for smartphones. However, some developers don't always think this through. Some apps are downright useless and end up getting banned from app stores. Here are some of them.

Apps/Software March 8, 2018

Apple Will Stop Accepting iTunes LP Album Formats: What Are They Again?

Apple is going to phase out iTunes LP, its format for interactive content that comes bundled with albums. Exactly why Apple has chosen to go this route remains unclear.

Apps/Software March 7, 2018

Apple’s Rumored Headphones To Feature Noise Canceling, Likely To Launch Later This Year

Apple’s currently-in-development over-ear headphones will reportedly feature noise canceling. Pricing and other details remain scarce, but it’s supposedly launching before the end of the year.

Apple March 7, 2018

Apple Rumored To Launch Cheaper MacBook Air In The Second Quarter

Reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said Apple is planning to launch a cheaper MacBook Air, It is unclear what upgrades the new laptop will offer, but it is expected to launch in the second quarter.

Apple March 4, 2018

Apple's Most Legendary Products That You May Have Forgotten

Since its founding in the 1970s, Apple has produced some of the greatest gadgets of all time — including desktop computers, laptops, and mobile devices that revolutionized the way we connect.

Apple March 1, 2018

Apple Wants To Convince Android Users To Switch To iPhones In New Ads

A new set of ads posted by Apple wants to convince consumers to make the switch to iOS. The videos highlight the advantages of the iPhone and its ease of use among other things.

Apple March 1, 2018

The iPhone X Camera Is The Best Among All Smartphones, Says Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports ranked the iPhone X camera as the best among all smartphones in the industry. The rankings, however, does not yet include Samsung's latest flagships, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.

Apple March 1, 2018

Apple's New AC Wellness Subsidiary Will Open Private Medical Clinics For Apple Employees

Apple is apparently working on launching private medical clinics for its employees. A website for a new Apple subsidiary called AC Wellness quietly went online, offering some valuable clues.

Apple February 28, 2018

Apple To Launch 3 iPhones This Year: The Largest iPhone Ever, Upgraded iPhone X, And Less Expensive Version

A Bloomberg report claimed that Apple will launch three iPhone models this year, all of which will be considered as iPhone X successors. The devices are expected to be announced in the fall.

Apple February 28, 2018

Apple Confirms It Is Using Google Cloud For iCloud Services

Apple officially yet quietly noted that it has switched to Google Cloud Platform for its iCloud services. Apple was previously rumored to be using Google as well as its biggest competitor for cloud services.

Apple February 26, 2018

Apple To Expand Audio Accessories Line With High-End Over-Ear Headphones

The Apple AirPods may soon have a sibling in the form of branded high-end, over-ear headphones. According to famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the product will feature an 'all-new' design, but what that means is currently unclear.

Apple February 26, 2018

Apple AirPower Wireless Charging Pad Reportedly Launching In March: What We Know So Far

Apple is allegedly going to release its AirPower wireless charging pad in March, according to a new report. The reported price, however, might shock you.

Apple February 24, 2018

Apple Repair Facility In California Accidentally Calls 911 Too Often: 1,600 False Alarms From iPhones Since October 2017

An Apple repair facility is causing trouble in Elk Grove and Sacramento County in California for making too many accidental 911 calls. The culprit for the 20 false alarms daily is likely the Emergency SOS feature introduced in iOS 11.

Apple February 23, 2018

Apple Reportedly Working On AirPods Upgrades: Water Resistance And Hands-Free Siri

Apple plans to upgrade its AirPods this year, adding a hands-free Siri option and likely a new wireless chip, according to a new report. In 2019, meanwhile, Apple's AirPods could be water-resistant.

Apple February 23, 2018

2 New Apple iPad Models Reportedly Launching Soon, But Don’t Get Excited Yet

Apple is reportedly releasing two new iPad models pretty soon. But a closer look tells us that it’s just going to release one, and it might not be the Face ID version everyone is hyped about.

Apple February 22, 2018

What It Takes To Change Batteries: Customers Report Terrible Experiences With Apple’s Battery Replacement Program

Apple launched its iPhone battery replacement program after the company admitted that it was deliberately throttling older models to avoid too much battery strain. However, users are reporting that it’s not an easy process.

Apple February 22, 2018

Apple Reportedly Seeking To Buy Cobalt Directly From Miners To Use In Li-Ion Batteries

Apple was reportedly in talks to secure a multi-year deal to purchase cobalt directly from miners. Cobalt is a key ingredient for Li-Ion batteries and there are industry fears of shortages.

Apple February 21, 2018

Apple Rolls Out Fix For iPhone Telugu Character Crash Bug Via iOS 11.2.6

Apple started rolling out iOS 11.2.6 that was exclusively released to deal with the Telugu bug, which crashes iPhones and iPads. The Indian character bug also renders Messages, Facebook Messenger, and WhatsApp unusable.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 19, 2018

Samsung Is In Need Of OLED Buyers After Apple's iPhone X Production Cut: Report

Samsung is facing an oversupply of OLED panels, reportedly caused by the poor sales performance of the iPhone X. The Korean company is now scrambling to reroute its excess of OLED supplies to other device makers.

Apple February 19, 2018

Apple Employees Keep Walking Into Glass Walls At New Apple Park Headquarters: Is The Company Liable?

The Apple Park sports a futuristic design, but it seems that so much glass can be quite a pain. Apple employees are reportedly smacking into glass walls, and the company could be violating California laws regarding workplace safety.

Apple February 17, 2018

Sonos One, Like Apple HomePod, Leaves White Marks On Wooden Furniture

The Sonos One, just like the Apple HomePod, leaves behind white marks on wooden furniture. According to a Sonos spokesperson, this is the first time that such an incident has been raised with one of its devices.

Smart Home February 16, 2018

Developers Must Make Apps Compatible With iPhone X Retina Display, Notch Starting April

Apple has told developers that new apps submitted by April should embrace the iPhone X’s notch and nearly bezel-less display. This means that the apps’ design should accommodate the screen’s unique qualities.

Apple February 16, 2018

How Much Does It Cost Apple To Build A HomePod Speaker? It's $216 Per Unit

Assembling the Apple HomePod smart speaker was estimated at $216 per unit, hinting that the product is not a money maker for the company. Curiously, repairing the device could prove costlier than building it, set at $279.

Apple February 15, 2018

Apple HomePod Owners, Beware: The Smart Speaker May Damage Wooden Furniture

The Apple HomePod may permanently damage wooden furniture if the Siri-powered smart speaker is placed on top of it. Apple has confirmed the problem, which is the latest entry in the growing list of issues with the device.

Apple February 15, 2018

Tim Cook Says You Can't Visit Apple's 'Spaceship': Here's Why

Apple CEO Tim Cook said there is no chance the Apple Park’s spaceship building will open its doors to the public. The policy is in place to protect the company’s trade secrets.

Apple February 14, 2018

Apple’s HomePod: Reasons Not To Buy Apple’s New Smart Speaker

Thinking about buying Apple’s latest wireless smart speaker, the HomePod? Here’s all of the reasons not to buy Apple’s expensive smart speaker.

Gadgets February 13, 2018

Apple Could Be Revising Its Approach To iOS, macOS Updates

Apple has reportedly told its engineers to renew its approach to developing software updates for iOS and macOS. They no longer have to follow a strict schedule and can push back a feature if they feel it needs more work.

Apps/Software February 13, 2018

Apple, LG Throwing Big Bucks To OLED Microdisplay Company For AR and VR Headsets

Major tech companies have invested in a small company in New York that makes OLED microdisplays. Apple, LG, and Valve have put in $10 million to eMagin for possible AR and VR headsets.

Business Tech February 13, 2018

Should You Buy An Apple HomePod? Here’s What It Means If You Do

If you really want to buy the HomePod, you’re probably a huge Apple fan. If it doesn’t appeal to you at all, Apple didn’t make it for you.

Apple February 12, 2018

Amazon Is Working On Its Own Custom AI Chips For Alexa: Report

Amazon is reportedly developing its own custom AI chips to speed up on the smart functionalities of Alexa. The in-house chip will render Alexa faster, as the processing is mostly in-device instead of tapping the cloud at all times.

Smart Home February 12, 2018

Apple Uploads 3 HomePod Tutorial Videos To Teach You How To Use Your Smart Speaker

Apple has uploaded three HomePod tutorial videos on YouTube that discussed the speaker’s basic setting configurations, the touch controls, and making full use of Siri to listen music on the smart device.

Apple February 12, 2018

iPhone Source Code Leakster Reportedly A Former Apple Intern

Apple's leaked iPhone source code was recently posted on Github. Reports confirm that a former intern stole the code and even more from the company.

Apple February 11, 2018

Sonos Congratulates Apple For HomePod Launch, Then Throws Shade By Creating A Mock Playlist

Sonos just mocked Apple as it launched its HomePod smart speaker, but even if it’s throwing shade, Sonos still wants to be friends with the Cupertino company.

Apple February 11, 2018

Apple AirPods Started Smoking And Exploded In Florida Gym

A man from Tampa, Florida reported that one of his Apple AirPods started billowing out white smoke while he was working out in a gym. The wireless earbud eventually exploded, though fortunately, he was not wearing it at the time.

Apple February 10, 2018

Apple Tells GitHub To Remove Leaked iOS Source Code 'iBoot'

Apple has ordered the leaked iOS source code iBoot removed from GitHub. The company insisted there is no security threat following the leak, which could lead to the discovery of system vulnerabilities and creation of iOS jailbreak.

Apple February 8, 2018

'Biggest iPhone Code Leak' On GitHub: Here's Why iBoot Leak Worries Security Experts

Someone has leaked iBoot on GitHub. There are missing files so it can’t be compiled, but hackers might still take advantage of this iPhone source code to find vulnerabilities in iOS and create jailbreaks.

Security February 8, 2018

Apple Reportedly Discussing iPhone Financing Options With Goldman Sachs

Apple is reportedly in talks with investment bank Goldman Sachs, looking to offer financing options for customers who want to buy an Apple device. The talks are in the early stages for now, but could make Apple products more accessible.

Apple February 8, 2018

Apple Watch And Other Wearables Can Detect Early Signs Of Diabetes, Study Finds

Apple Watch and other wearables are now capable of detecting diabetes early on. This is made possible by pairing the smartwatch with DeepHeart, an AI-based deep neural network with disease detection accuracy of 85 percent.

Apple February 7, 2018

How To Disable iPhone Throttling In Apple's Latest iOS 11.3 Beta

Apple promised new battery health features and options for customers with older iPhones, and the latest iOS 11.3 beta 2 delivers. Here's what you need to know about performance management and how to disable it.

Apple February 7, 2018

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