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Apple has announced that it will hold the traditional New Year sale in Japan. On January 2nd, the company will be offering discounts on many products both online and at its retails stores across the country.
Last year, Apple organised a Lucky Bag promotion called Fukubukuro. For around $300, customers could purchase a mysterious sealed bag with Apple products and accessories inside. Sometimes their value exceeded the price. Typically, Apple put accessories and small devices in the bag, but some customers managed to find MacBooks and iPads as well.
This year, however, it appears that the company would simply offer discounts. No Fukubukuro promotion is scheduled for January.
Apple has launched a redesigned Photos web app on iCloud.com for users worldwide. The new design of the webpage is quite similar to the look of the Photos app on the Mac. The most notable change is a sidebar on the left with the albums of the user, and other handy items that are used frequently. The sidebar makes it easier to navigate through the Photos web app.
According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Apple has ordered curved plastic OLED panels for the iPhone 8. The Korea Herald reporters believe all iPhone models next year will be equipped with new screens manufactured by Samsung Display. Similar displays can be found on Galaxy S7 models.
A couple of weeks ago users started to complain about graphics issues on their new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units. The customers believed the issue was connected with the inability of graphics chips to cope with resource-intensive Adobe apps and other similar software. According to Apple’s SVP Craig Federighi, the issue was connected with macOS Sierra.
Apple is currently testing a redesigned Photos web app on the iCloud website. The application is nearly identical to the one on macOS Sierra and includes similar sidebar for frequently used items as well as the same layout of images. This section of iCloud is available only for those who use the iCloud Photo Library. You can turn it on in the Settings menu of your device.
New MacBook Pro users report about problems with the battery life on their machines. Most of the users claim the laptops work only for about 3 to 6 hours, whereas the advertised battery life is up to 10 hours. Some users report that battery life sometimes decreases 5% in 12 minutes.
Apple has never created a true transformer similar to the Surface Book. That is why ConceptsiPhone has created a new concept of a device with a large screen, metal frame and large full-size keyboard. Below you can take a look at the video showing this device.
The transformer called the Apple Book is supposed to work on macOS rather than iOS. It has a very strange design and frankly speaking I don’t think Apple will even make something similar to this transformer.
Here’s how the creators describe their concept:
New incredible 3D concept video that shows the 'Apple Book', new iDevice / Mac that combining iPad with MacBook!
What do you think about the transformer? Do you like it?
Apple is reportedly planning to integrate Siri to the messages app to help people check and schedule events on their calendars and make payments using the virtual assistant.
Apple may release three iPad Pro models with smaller bezels next year in March, Barclays Research analysts claim. In addition to the existing 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch models, the company may unveil a brand new 10.9-inch iPad while keeping the overall size of the tablet identical to that of the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. Moreover, as noted by reliable experts Blayne Curtis, Christopher Hemmelgarn, Thomas O'Malley, and Jerry Zhang, Apple may incorporate the Home button right into the screen to save space and reduce the thickness of the device.
According to the latest report from a Japanese website Macotakara, Apple is planning to release a ‘Jet White’ iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus color option. Since the demand for the glossy black model is incredibly strong, the company may release a similar white smartphone.
Microsoft has created a prototype of something called the Adaptive Keyboard long before Apple introduced the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units with the Touch Bar panel. However, the company did not release a final product leaving the keyboard with a touch sensitive display panel at the top only a concept. Below you can watch a short video revealing the 2009 Microsoft’s prototype.
There’s a new confirmation of Apple’s desire to release a next-generation iPhone with OLED display. This time it’s Sharp President Tai Jeng-wu who revealed Apple’s plans to switch from low-temperature poly-silicon to OLED display panels for the new iPhone that is scheduled for 2017.
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.
According to the latest report from Nikkei, Apple is planning to release three iPhone models in 2017. Each model will get a glass panel produced by Chinese firms Biel Crystal Manufactory and Lens Technology. The all-new handsets will feature 5.5-inch, 5-inch, and 4.7-inch screens.
Apple released iOS 10.1 with new Portrait camera mode for the iPhone 7 Plus, transit directions for Japan, and a wide number of bug fixes and stability improvements for Messages, Maps, Apple Watch, and other areas of the operating system.