Apple is planning to launch its paid “Apple News Subscription” at an event expected on March 25. The event will probably take place at the Steve Jobs Theater on the Apple Park Campus, with a special focus on Apple’s newest News service.About The Event
Apple hasn’t ‘officially’ sent out invitations yet, but its only a matter of time before Apple announces the event. In the past, Apple has targeted its March events in the past towards iPad launches. We can expect to get a refreshed iPad Mini. Especially because the iPad Mini would be the perfect companion to the new Apple News Subscription service. We could also see the new AirPods [...]
When Apple launched the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and the iPhone X with wireless charging, they introduced another device with it, the Apple AirPower. The wireless charging mat by Apple was seen as an integral part of the Apple ecosystem. Now that most Apple products charge wirelessly, a product like AirPower could prove very useful. But it had been more than a year and we didn’t hear about the AirPower since. That is until now. It is reported that the AirPower has been leaked and will launch this spring.
The report seems official as it also claims that the advertisement shoot for Apple AirPower has already begun. This gives weight to the rumors that the AirPower was [...]
The MWC 2019 will kick off soon in Barcelona in a few days. It is expected that a lot of new and unique technologies will make an appearance. The technology that most people are excited about, is the introduction of 5G. It is expected to enable faster mobile data and improved connections over mobile. Most smartphone manufacturers also have promised a device that will support 5G. One company that hasn’t is Apple. It is expected that Apple is not attending the MWC 2019 nor will it launch a 5G device in 2019. But rumors have started to rise up again as a 5G technology patent by Apple has been leaked.
Apple has been silent about its stance on 5G and iPhones that [...]
Last week was a tough one for Apple, as iOS devices were hit by a major bug in the Facetime application. Furthermore, a Facebook project was caught spying on users that violated Apple’s Enterprise Developer Program policies. Fortunately, Apple was able to revoke Facebook’s enterprise certificate on its devices that halted the cruel project.What Is The Eavesdropping Bug?
Last week a 14-year old high school student from the US discovered a bug on Apple’s iOS devices that ran on iOS 12. The teenager discovered that iOS 12 devices would allow users to listen to another FaceTime user by calling them and adding themselves to a group call before the contact [...]
Apple Watch Series 4 was launched alongside the new iPhones in September last year. The watch brought along many significant changes in the device. One such feature was fall detection. And time and again, people have praised it for the accuracy of the feature. Now, the Apple Watch has been credited to save a Norwegian man’s life.
According to the Norwegian news site NRK, 67- year old Toralv Østvang was found “bloody and unconscious” on his bathroom floor by emergency crews. Toralv was wearing an Apple Watch Series 4 when it informed the emergency services. Toralv suffered three fractures due to the falls. His daughter believes that the damage would be higher if [...]
One things Apple users have an advantage over any smartphone maker is the software. The brand has been consistent enough to update even some of its older devices seamlessly. But it looks like Apple will change things up a bit as a report from an Israeli website The Verifier. The report says that Apple is soon ending support for iOS 13 on older devices. The news comes after lower than expected sales of the newer iPhones. It was to the excellent software support on older devices to make it run like new. These two news may be related to each other more than you think.Possible Devices That May Be Affected
Out of the current Apple devices, these are the devices that are [...]
Apple launched the iPhone X in the year 2017 which was originally available for US $ 999 for the base 64 GB variant. Although the device has now been discontinued in most countries, the company is selling refurbished units of the iPhone X in the US and UK at heavily discounted prices.What Is A Refurbished Device?
Certified refurbishment is the distribution of products, usually electronics and electricals, that have been previously returned to the company for various reasons like not sold in the market or new launch of a product.
Reputably, Apple’s certified refurbished devices are thoroughly examined, cleaned, and [...]
Just after a few days of banning Facebook’s notorious internal apps on its iOS, Apple has now blocked Google for the same. The company can no longer run its internal apps on Apple’s platform following a privacy scare. This was reported by TechCrunch and Bloomberg’s Mark Bergen.
The main reason cited behind this decision is Google and Facebook’s use of these apps to monitor users activity. Apple’s move to block Google’s developer certificate comes just a day after Google disabled its Screenwise Meter app following press coverage. Google’s app also relied on Apple’s enterprise program. The program enables the distribution of internal apps within [...]
Apple launched the iPod in the year 2001 which revolutionized the music industry. Apple also introduced the earbuds which were a key driver for the success of the portable music player. Over the years, the company has launched several versions of the earbuds which were succeeded by EarPods in the year 2012. In late 2016, Apple unveiled the AirPods which have become the de-facto standard for wireless earphones.
Except for its own range of audio accessories, Apple also owns the Beats by Dre audio accessory brand which it acquired in the year 2014. After acquiring Beats, Apple added a few products to the brand but that has slowed down after 2015. Last year, Ming-Chi Kuo, a [...]
Earlier this week, Apple announced the “Shot on iPhone” contests for photographers who wanted to showcase their talent. The pictures would be judged by a panel of 10 professionals and the winners would get a spot in Apple billboards across the world.
The contest asks the users of the latest iPhones in town, namely the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and the iPhone XR to submit their best photos via Twitter, Instagram, email, or Weibo. The 10 best photos — selected by a panel of judges that includes Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller and former White House photographer Pete Souza will be featured “on billboards in select cities, Apple retail [...]
The Airpods 2 have been in the rumors for quite a while now. Along with the much leaked and hyped Airpower, the second generation of the super successful Apple Airpods are all but confirmed to be on the way. The latest news comes on behalf of 9to5Mac where the latest beta of iOS 12.2 was decoded and was found to have a separate, hands-free command for the Airpods.
Now, the first generation of the Airpods don’t support this feature and thus, it is all but confirmed that the second generation does. There is also a claim of the Airpods getting new health-centric features. What those are, isn’t very clear because [...]
The year 2019 will be remembered as a significant year in the history of Smartphones. The year will see the launch of several smartphones with a foldable display. At least some information about foldable devices from Samsung, Xiaomi, LG, Huawei is already available but Apple nowhere seems to be in the picture.
A senior Samsung executive has shared crucial information about a foldable Apple phone. The executive claims that the display on the foldable Apple phone, unlike the Galaxy F, might fold outwards. The information can be considered trustworthy as large companies usually keep track of their competitor’s strategies.Reasons For Using A Outward Folding [...]