News tagged ‘design’
New Problem with Jet Black iPhones Discovered
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.
Apple to Unveil New MacBook Pro in October - Mac Otakara
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.
Check Out This New Apple Music Ad [Video]
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.
iOS 10 Adoption Reaches 54% - Apple
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.
iOS 10 Adoption Reaches 66.7% - Analysts
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.
Apple Becomes World’s Most Valuable Brand… Again
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.
Apple Watch Sales to Decline in 2016 - Analyst
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.
Sharp to Supply Apple with OLED Displays for Future iPhones
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.
‘iPhone 8’ to Get Curved OLED Display, Metal Frame, and Glass Body
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 Already Developing iPhone 8 in Israel - Rumor
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.
Apple Releases macOS Sierra to Users Worldwide
Apple has released macOS Sierra to users worldwide. The update contains a wide number of new features like Siri, Auto Unlock, Universal Clipboard, Apple Pay, improvements to Safari, Notes, and many other sections of the operating system. According to Apple, if you have a 2009 Mac computer or newer, you can upgrade to macOS right now.
Apple Releases New iPhone 7 Ad [Video]
Ahead of the official release of the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, Apple has released a new short commercial devoted to both handsets. The video highlights improved cameras, water resistance, better battery life, dual speakers, and glossy black design of new iPhones. The ad is available either below or on Apple’s official YouTube channel, so you can watch it right now.
New cameras. Water-resistant. Stereo speakers. Longer battery life. This is 7.
Apple announced new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus last Wednesday. The pre-orders went live on September 9th.
What do you think about the latest iPhone commercial? Let me know in the comments section below this post.
Apple Releases iOS 10, But Don’t Update Right Now
As promised, Apple on Tuesday released iOS 10 to users worldwide. The latest major update contains a number of noticeable design changes, new features, and security enhancements for compatible iPhones and iPads.
Below you can take a look at the main fields of improvements found in iOS 10.
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Are Available for Pre-Orders Now
The pre-orders for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have officially went live earlier today. If you live in one of the countries of the first wave of launch, you can pre-order the long-awaited handset right now.
Apple Posts Apple Watch Series 2 Introductory Video Online
Apple on Tuesday announced the revamped Apple Watch Series 2 with a number of internal improvements including better S2 chip, GPS, brighter display, enhanced water resistance and lots of new watchOS 3 features for those people who use their smartwatches to track physical activity.