News tagged ‘Mac’
As you know, Apple’s first-gen iPhone was released in 2007. The development of the device, however, began much earlier - in 2004. This is what Greg Christie, Apple senior software engineer, revealed in an interview to The Wall Street Journal a couple of days ago.
Apple, like any other company, is constantly trying to make the production of its gadgets more efficient. Apart from that, the guys from the Cupertino want to get rid of the dependence on manpower at its factories. That is why Apple has recently decided to move the production of the iPhone batteries to new automated assembly lines.
Back in October, a normally reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities claimed that Apple will release a new 12-inch MacBook with a display resolution of 2732 x 1536 pixels in 2014. Looks like he was right. According to a new report that appeared on the Internet yesterday, the company from Cupertino is indeed working on a new MacBook Air. As to the MacBook Pro, there won’t be any updated model until September.
What do you think about such statement: iPhone users replace their devices with newer ones more frequently than iPad users? In fact, it turns out to be truth. According to the latest report from CIRP, people who own an iPhone change it for a newer version once every two years. iPad and especially Mac users spend money on new tablets or desktops much less frequently. Take a look at the chart.
Apple released two new betas on Tuesday: OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 and iTunes 11.1.6. Both are currently available only for the company employees and both contain some bug fixes and improvements.
Some leaked screenshots of the iOS 8 Healthbook app have been published on Sina Weibothat. They confirm the mockups previously made by 9to5Mac.
The source of the screeshots is thruthworthy. being the one that proved the existence of Preview, TextEdit and Tips apps.
The leaked photos are posted below. You may notice that they do look close to those of 9to5mac.
Today the iPad 4 with lightning has taken place of the iPad 2. It is the second replacement after the introduction of the iPhone 5c 8GB.
A well-known Apple supplier, Pegatron, has reportedly started hiring new workers in China. These people, as well as new production capacities, are required to assemble Apple’s next-generation handset that is expected to be released in the second half of 2014.
As was reported earlier, Pegatron may become responsible for manufacture of about half of the iPhone 6’s supplies.
A large number of existing iPhone users may upgrade to iPhone 6 because of its larger display, claims analyst Brian Marshall of ISI Group. Apart from that, Apple’s next-generation handset may lure new users - those people who previously used Android devices.
The analyst believes that the company from Cupertino will release two iPhone 6 models, one with 4.7-inch display and one with 5.5-inch display. Apple is expected to unveil both smartphones in the second half of 2014.
As you probably know, Apple is expected to release iOS 8 soon. This event is expected to take place later this year. However, ahead of the purported launch, a bunch of photos showing iOS 8’s new and amazing application called Healthbook surfaced on the Internet.
The company from Cupertino will release an 8GB iPhone 5c tomorrow. The new handset is expected to become about $80 cheaper that the current 16GB version, so looks like Apple is seriously planning to occupy the entry-level smartphones market.
Apple on Thursday seeded the second OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 beta to registered developers for testing. The release comes just a week after the company from Cupertino unveiled the first OS X 10.9.3 beta. This version included a number of important bug fixes as well as improved 4K display compatibility for Macs.
A new MacBook case was presented by Twelve South company. The new case called Rutledge BookBook Case is the first one unveiled by the company over the last 3 years.
According to the latest reports, Apple is currently testing iOS 8 and such new apps as Healthbook, Preview and TextEdit. The screenshots showing the appropriate app icons leaked online earlier today. As to the first app, it is believed to be a fitness tracker; Preview and TextEdit are the Mac’s applications with iCloud support and slightly limited functionality (if to compare with their desktop versions).
Apple’s upcoming iPhone 6 may look very similar to the current iPhone 5C. This is what is written in the latest report by Mac Otakara. Apart from that, the report cites some sources, which claim that in terms of design the new handset will slightly resemble iPod nano.