Apple remains top U.S. smartphone manufacturer. According to the latest report from a research firm comScore, the market share of the company from Cupertino was equal to 44.2% during the period of three months ending in July. Such vendors as Samsung, LG, Motorola and HTC occupy the places in the top-five list.
According to the latest report from The Guardian, Apple has recently admitted that its new streaming music service called Apple Music is not stable, contains a number of bugs and needs to be improved in future. As noted by the reporters, Apple realizes that there is ‘a bit of homework to be done’. Many users from all over the world complain about the user interface of the service and various bugs crashing local music libraries.
Apple may soon release a new iMac with a "much better display". Such rumor has been recently published by a well-known KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. The expert has also suggested that Apple may equip new iMac lineup with more powerful and energy-efficient Intel processors. Ming-Chi Kuo has a good track record when it comes to the releases of Apple gadgets, that is why his prediction looks plausible.
According to the latest report from KGI analysts, the next-generation iPhone 6s will feature a 5-megapixel front camera. Moreover, the same insiders claim that the back 12-megapixel photo sensor will not have a sapphire cover lens. Quite surprisingly, sapphire failed the drop tests, that is why Apple has decided to opt for something else.
Looks like apart from the long-awaited iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPad mini 4 and the updated Apple TV, Apple will officially unveil the 12.9-inch iPad Pro on September 9th. The pre-orders may go live in October and the shipments to customers - in November. The rumors come from reliable insiders that provided correct information in the past.
According to several images obtained by MacRumors reporters earlier this week, the next-generation iPhone will become slightly thicker and larger that the iPhone 6. The photos showing a device assembled from leaked components come from a reliable source, that is why they can be called trustworthy.
According to the latest report from John Paczkowski of BuzzFeed, the next-generation Apple TV, which is expected to be unveiled at a media event devoted to the iPhone 6s and iPad mini 4 on September 9th, will get a price tag of $149 and finally boast of one great feature. This great feature is universal search that will allow users to see the search results from all possible sources in one single place.
As you probably know, Android Wear has recently become available for iPhone users. This means that new wearable devices from various manufacturers with this operating system on board will be compatible with Apple gadgets. This is a piece of good news.
According to the latest rumor shared by a reliable source, the Apple Watch may be released in a number of new countries including Austria, Denmark and India later this month. The rumor comes from an Austrian website called MacMania. The reporters claim the information was obtained from a reliable insider working for a large electronics chain. There are no physical Apple Stores in Austria, so a big retailer can be a the only source of information about the launches of Apple products.
Apple’s main rival, Samsung, has recently announced the Samsung Gear S2, a smartwatch with a round display. This Apple Watch rival comes in three versions, namely, Classic, standard, and 3G. The first model can boast of a black leather band and a black case while the second one features a gray case and a rubber band. The third model, as can be guessed from the name, is capable of connecting to 3G networks and thus can be used without the smartphone as a separate device.
As you probably know, Apple is currently working on a new campus. It’s been more than a month, I guess, since I shared the photos showing the progress on the construction site, so it’s high time I told you about the most recent changes and posted a new image of the would-be Apple’s headquarters. The image is available below, you may take a look right now.
Apple on Monday seeded the eighth beta of OS X 10.11 El Capitan to developers for testing. The release took place about two weeks after the release of the seventh OS X 10.11 beta and more than two months after the official announcement of the operating system at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference back in June. Alongside OS X El Capitan Beta 8 for developers, the guys from Cupertino seeded OS X El Capitan Beta 6 for the members of the public testing program. Both versions are identical in terms of design and functionality.
I’ve got some good news for music fans. Apple has just released two new Apple Music ads featuring featuring The Weeknd and John Travolta. Well, actually these are not two separate clips, but a two-part commercial with single theme and message. The ad was first shown to public on Sunday night during the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards. Currently it is available on Apple’s official YouTube channel and below. Take a look and let me know what you think about the commercial.
According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, the shipments of the components for the widely-rumored 12.9-inch iPad Pro will start in September. The tablet will feature a new touchscreen manufactured by Sharp and GIS. This touchscreen will have a new glass-film-film or GFF structure instead of the glass-film used in the iPad Air and iPad mini. This will let the display work with a new stylus that is expected to be shipped with the larger-screen Apple tablet.
The long-anticipated next-generation Apple TV, which is expected to be unveiled at a media event on September 9th alongside the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, will reportedly get a price tag of $149 or $199. The device will become available for customers in October, sources claim.