News tagged ‘Mac’
According to the latest report from BGR, Apple will discontinue the 7.9-inch iPad mini in the near future. Nowadays, customers often choose larger 5.5-inch iPhones, and with the release of the 5.8-inch OLED iPhone 8 this trend will become even stronger. From this point of view, it is smart to stop producing the smaller tablets that lacks many features of the larger iPhone version.
Apple has released iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 to users worldwide. The updates contain a number of performance and security improvements as well as bug fixes.
Apple has officially announced that it will open a new Apple Store in Milan, Italy. The new retail location will be situated at Piazza Liberty, also known as Liberty Square. Looks like this will be a truly unique flagship store.
A well-known insider Sonny Dickson has posted an image of what appears to be an early first-generation iPad prototype. According to the leaker, the prototype dates back three months before the release of the original iPad and is fully functional. Below you can take a look at some images showing this device.
Matthew Roberts has shared a new drone video showing progress on the construction site of the new Apple headquarters. This time we can see how much work has been done over the last year. The video is entitled “APPLE PARK 1 Year Recap 4K”, it is available below this short post.
According to the latest report from usually reliable KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will unveil the 10.5-inch iPad Pro and the Siri-based smart speaker at the upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference in June. Aside from these devices, the company will also announce new versions of iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS.
New video showing the alleged OLED iPhone 8 design has recently appeared on the Internet. The short clip was shared by OnLeaks, so we can’t be totally sure about the legitimacy of the design we see.
Apple’s market cap has reached a new record high of more than $800 billion. The shares of the Cupertino-based giant grew to $153.7 allowing the analysts to raise price targets for Apple’s stock.
According to a rather controversial report from a Hong-Kong research firm CLSA, the Touch ID fingerprint scanner on the rumored OLED iPhone 8 will be located on the back panel. The report is based on the information from Apple suppliers, but it contradicts persistent rumors about Apple’s plans to integrate Touch ID beneath the screen glass cover.
As it turns out, the Federal Bureau of Investigation paid over $900,000 to obtain tools required to unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone. The information comes from a senator Dianne Feinstein, so we can believe it for sure. The details were shared during an oversight hearing where the senator was questioning FBI director James Comey, The Associated Press
According to the latest report from a Chinese newspaper Economic Daily News, the production of the iPhone 8 will start in time for September announcement. The sales of the new handset will reportedly start in October.
It is Sunday today, so it's time to take a look at the most interesting articles of the last couple of days. Let's not waste time and discuss the posts worth your attention straight away.
Most of the articles this week deal with the iPhone and Mac, as well as with the sales of these devices and Apple's financial results in the second fiscal quarter of 2017.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has revealed that strong demand for the 2016 MacBook Pro units has helped the company to set a new Mac sales record. During the last fiscal quarter, Apple sold 4.2 million Mac units, which is 4% more than in the year-ago quarter. The revenue generated by Mac sales accounted for $5.8 billion. That’s 14% more than in the second fiscal quarter of 2016.
According to the latest report from Malwarebytes, a well-known Windows backdoor malware called "Snake" has been ported to the Mac. The malware pretends to be an Adobe Flash Player installer. In fact, the program installs Adobe Flash Player, but apart from that, it installs additional components that steal passwords, unencrypted files, and login information.
Even though the iPad sales are declining, Apple is still the top tablet vendor, reports TrendForce. 8.3 million iPads sold in the first calendar quarter of 2017 allowed the Cupertino-based tech to remain the leader of the top-five tablet vendors list. Other members of the ranking include Samsung, Huawei, Lenovo, and Amazon.