News tagged ‘design’
Apple has just announced the long-awaited 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro.
The ‘Pro’ model features a brighter and sharper Retina display, new OLED touch bar capable of performing a wide range of features, Touch ID scanner for Apple Pay, keyboard with a second-generation butterfly mechanism, dual speakers, and a new hinge. Apart from that, the updated MacBook Pro is equipped with a bunch of Thunderbolt 3 ports.
The upcoming all-new MacBook Pro with an OLED touch panel is no longer a surprise. Several images have been found in macOS Sierra 10.12.1 showing the new laptop. The photos below clearly show the Magic Toolbar with Touch ID. Notably, it appears that the fingerprint recognition is added to the area of the touch panel where the power button used to be on previous models.
Last week, we told you about the hidden one-handed keyboard mode in iOS. It was found by a developer Steve Troughton-Smith. Just a couple of day after this, a new jailbreak tweak appeared on Cydia enabling the functionality for one-handed keyboard use.
Below you can watch a short video showing the functionality of the tweak.
There’s a hidden keyboard in iOS 10 that is designed for one-handed use. The new keyboard has been found by a developer Steve Troughton-Smith.
According to the latest report from The Wall Street Journal, Apple is planning to release a revamped MacBook lineup featuring E-Ink keyboards in 2018. The company will develop a new laptop together with Australian startup Sonder. It currently working on a dynamic E-Ink keyboard capable of displaying shortcuts, emojis, special symbols aside from traditional alphabet and numeric keys.
Some plastic transparent iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus skins are not recommended for the Jet Black models. As it turns out, they can peel off the text on the back panel like "Designed by Apple in California" and regulatory information. First report about the issue appeared on October 7th and now there are some other users having similar troubles, MacRumors writes.
According to the latest report shared by a Japanese blog Mac Otakara, Apple may unveil the updated MacBook Pro by the end of this month. Moreover, the company will reportedly start shipping new laptops to retailers at around the same time. The report is based on rumors from Chinese supply chain sources, so I suggest to take it with a few grains of salt.
Apple has released a new Apple Music commercial highlighting main features of the streaming music service as well as new design developed specifically for iOS 10. The ad is available below and on Apple’s official YouTube channel.
Apple has just announced that iOS 10 adoption has reached 54%. The figure is based on the statistics gathered by the App Store, so it includes only those devices that have been active over the last couple of weeks.
According to the latest report from a research firm Fiksu, iOS 10 adoption rate has reached impressive 66.7% less than a month after public release. Strong initial demand for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus as well as the compatibility of the operating system with older devices like the iPhone 5 are among the factors that contributed to such fast adoption. As to the main reasons for people to upgrade, they include new design and many new features.
For the fourth year in a row, Apple has become the most valuable company in the world. The rating has been formed by a research firm Interbrand that takes into account a wide range of factors influencing the overall company perception, for example, its financial performance, customers’ feedback, and the strength of the brand.
According to the latest report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will sell fewer Apple Watch units this year compared to 2015. In particular, the expert has reviewed his previous predictions and claimed the smartwatch sales will fall 15-25% in the upcoming quarters. These numbers include the sales of both Apple Watch Series 2 and Series 1. Total shipments in 2016 will reportedly account for 8.5-9.0 million units, down from 10.4 million in 2015.
According to the latest report from Bloomberg, Apple wants Sharp to supply OLED displays for future iPhones. Earlier this week, Sharp announced that it will invest $556 million in the development of new OLED manufacturing facilities. If the company produces enough components for the launch of new iPhone, Apple will surely agree to partner with it as it seeks to diversify its supply chain. This is not the first investment in the new OLED technology, nor the last one.
According to the latest report shared by usually reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the next-generation iPhone will get a brand new glass body, metal casing, and a curved OLED display.
Apple is already developing the hardware for the next-generation iPhone that may be called the iPhone 8. The report suggesting that the new device is currently being created in Israel has been shared by Business Insider.