According to the latest report from Canaccord Genuity, Apple takes 92% of the entire smartphone market profits with only 20% share of smartphone sales. As noted by the analysts, back in 2007, when the guys from Cupertino introduced the iPhone, two-thirds of the smartphone market profits were taken by Nokia. In 2012, the profits of Apple and Samsung were nearly equal, however, since that time, the situation has changed and now we see that Apple is far more successful that its South Korean rival.
According to the latest report from DigiTimes reporters, Apple will officially unveil the long-awaited iPad with a larger screen in November. The device will reportedly feature a 12.9-inch display and stereo speakers. It may also get a screen resolution of 2732×2048 and iOS 9 as an operating system.
Just one day after releasing Taig 2.41 beta with a fix for the bug causing the jailbreaking process to get stuck at 60%, the Chinese hackers have seeded Taig 2.42 beta with Cydia 1.1.23 and a fix for the bug that made the jailbreak get stuck at 30% or 40%.
It is Sunday today, which means it is time for me to tell you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days. If you are ready to take a look at the articles about Apple and its products, let’s start.
Taig Team has recently released a new beta of the tool for untethered jailbreak of iOS 8.4. This beta has an index 2.41 and contains several bug fixes and general improvements. In particular, the developers have successfully fixed the bug causing the jailbreaking process to get stuck at 60%. Apart from that, the hackers claim they have optimized the process of jailbreak and made it more stable.
As you probably know, Apple has recently launched a new campaign called ‘Shot on iPhone 6’. The main aim of this campaign is to show people how the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus can be used to capture great clips. Apple posts the videos on a special website and on its YouTube channel.
Keeping the aforementioned facts in mind, it’s no wonder that the guys from Cupertino have recently shared five new videos shot by people from different parts of world. You can take a look at these clips below.
First two videos come from Papua New Guinea.
The guys from Cupertino have recently released two iPhone 6 commercials. They are called 'Loved' and 'Hardware & Software'. As can be easily guessed from the names of the ads, they tell us about people using iPhones and the reasons for them to love these devices as well as about the perfect combination of hardware and software of the iPhone. The main idea of both clips sounds like “If it’s not an iPhone, it’s not an iPhone”. What a surprise for us!
Both commercials are available below this post and on Apple’s official YouTube channel. Below these short videos you will find the descriptions posted by the guys from Cupertino.
99% of people who have an iPhone… Love their iPhone.
According to the latest rumors that appeared on the Internet earlier this week, the guys from Cupertino may show us a brand new iPod lineup on July 14th. The rumors come from French website iGen.fr, which has a good track record when it comes to Apple gadgets and their release dates. This means we can believe the latest report shared by French reporters.
According to the latest report from Gartner, worldwide PC shipments have declined by 9.5% in the second quarter of 2015. As noted by the analysts, this is the most noticeable decline since Q3 2013. PC vendors managed to sell 68.4 million computers in the past months.
If to speak about the Mac sales in the second quarter of this year, they saw a decline as well. The sales of Apple computers fell only by 2.5%. It should be pointed out, however, that this number represents only the sales results in the United States of America, where Apple products are incredibly popular among the customers. You can take a look at the detailed description of PC and Mac sales results in the chart below.
One day after seeding betas of iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan to developers, the guys from Cupertino have launched a public beta testing program. If you have a compatible device, you can try the new pre-release software right now. To download and install iOS 9 or OS X 10.11 El Capitan, you need to sign up for Apple’s public beta testing program. You can do this on Apple’s official
Apart from seeding iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan betas to registered developers, Apple has also made the third pre-release version of watchOS 2.0 available for download. In case you don’t know, the previous beta was released two weeks ago and could boast of a number of improvements for the developers creating apps for the Apple Watch as well as other minor updates.
Apart from making iOS 9 Beta 3 available for developers, the guys from Cupertino have recently seeded the third pre-release version of OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Just as iOS 9 beta, the latest version of Apple’s desktop operating system has been released two weeks after the release of the previous beta, which contained a number of security and stability improvements.
Apple has seeded the third iOS 9 beta to developers for testing. The release comes about two weeks after the release of the second beta and a month after the debut of iOS 9 at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. The guys from Cupertino have added a wide number of bug fixes and new features to the update, making iOS 9 a thing worth waiting for.
According to the latest report from a research firm called Marketwatch, the sales of the long-awaited Apple Watch have fallen by 90% since the first week of availability back in April. On average, Apple has been selling about 20.000 smartwatch units a day. In the first days after the release, the number of wearable devices sold was equal to about 200.000 units per day. As you see, the difference is huge.
Apple has just stopped signing iOS 8.3. This means that it is no longer possible to restore a device to this version of Apple’s mobile operating system. Moreover, it is now impossible to downgrade to iOS 8.3.