News tagged ‘iPad’
Apple to Offer One-Day New Year Discounts in Japan
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.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
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March iPad Update is Under Question Due to Chip Manufacture Issues
According to the latest report from reputable sources, we won’t see a new iPad in March, even though earlier Asian sources claimed Apple was planning an update in early 2017. The reason for delaying the launch is problems with the 10-nanometer process both Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Samsung are facing. The manufacturers may fail to produce enough A10X processors in time for the new tablet.
Luca Todesco Released iOS 10.1.1 Jailbreak
A well-known hacker Luca Todesco has released the jailbreak for the iPhone 7 running iOS 10.1.1. His tool is called “yalu”, it is currently available as a beta. The developer says it is very glitchy and unstable, so only those who know what to do should try to jailbreak their devices.
Apple Releases First iOS 10.2.1 Beta to Developers
Apple has released the first beta of iOS 10.2.1 to developers for testing. The update contains minor security, stability, and performance improvements. So far, no new features of design tweaks have been found, but that’s normal for the initial beta. iOS 10.2.1 has a build number 14D10.
Apple Releases iOS 10.2 to Users Worldwide
Apple has released iOS 10.2 to users worldwide. The update contains a wide number of security, stability, and performance improvements along with the dedicated TV app and about a hundred of new emojis.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
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Apple Releases iOS 10.2 Beta 5 to Developers
Apple has released iOS 10.2 beta 5 to developers for testing purposes. The latest update has a build number 14C89 and features a number of bug fixes and improvements, mostly for the new TV app that should replace the Videos app. Apple has also added some new wallpapers to the latest version of firmware. It appears there are no new features in this update.
New 10.9-inch iPad to Become Thicker, Lose Home Button
According to the latest report from a Japanese website Macotakara, the next-generation iPad may become thicker and get a 10.9-inch bezel-less display while keeping the same footprint as the current 9.7-inch iPad Pro. Apart from that, Apple is expected to ditch the Home button from the device. The report is based on the anonymous Taiwanese source.
Apple Seeds iOS 10.2 Beta 4 to Developers
Apple has released the fourth beta of iOS 10.2 to developers for testing. The update contains a number of bug fixes for the new TV app as well as stability, security, and performance enhancements. The build number of the latest pre-release firmware version is 14C82.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
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Apple to Release 10.5-inch iPad in 2017 - Rumor
According to the latest report from DigiTimes, Apple will release a new 10.5-inch iPad next year. The production of the device is set to start in December.
Check Out This Apple Book Concept [Video]
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?
New iOS Vulnerability Has Been Discovered [Video]
Anyone can access your passcode-locked iPhone contacts list and photos using Siri. A new vulnerability has been recently discovered by a number of YouTubers and immediately shared online.
One of the first to notice the problem with iOS security was a guy nicknamed EverythingApplePro. He used a number of phones, including older iPhone 4S running iOS 8, to demonstrate that the issue has been present for quite a long period of time. All iOS devices that support Siri and have iOS 8-iOS 10.2 on board are vulnerable, so be careful.
Apple Releases New Beats Solo3 Ad [Video]
Apple has just released a new commercial for its Beats Solo3 wireless headphones. The short ad highlights better sound quality of the headphones and up to 40 hours of battery life as well as compatibility with most iPhones and iPads. All these things have become possible thanks to the new W1 chip and other hardware improvements found inside of the headphones. You can take a look at the short ad below.