News tagged ‘POI’
Apple Seeds OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 Beta 2 to Developers
Apart from seeding the second beta of iOS 8.4.1 to developers for testing, the guys from Cupertino have also made OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 available for registered developers. I’d like to point out that this versions in only a minor update that contains a number of bug fixes, performance improvements and stability enhancements. You won’t see any design changes or new features added to OS X 10.10.5.
Apple Reportedly Killed 4-inch iPhone 6c to Sell More iPhone 6 Units
According to Timothy Arcuri of Cowen and Company, Apple has initially planned to release a 4-inch iPhone 6c this fall. The decision to halt the development and production of the smaller handset until the next year may be connected with the fact that the 6c can possibly reduce the demand and sales of the iPhone 6, which was released in 2014. It is quite obvious that the guys from Cupertino want to sell as many iPhone 6 and 6 Plus units as possible and releasing a new lower-cost iPhone is definitely not the best way to do this.
New iPod touch Benchmark Results Appeared Online
As you already know, the guys from Cupertino released a new iPod touch on Wednesday. The portable player can boast of a new 64-bit A8 processor, 8-megapixel camera and a bunch of other noticeable improvements. Several hours after the release of the gadget, first benchmark result appeared on the Internet. The device has a processor with a clock speed of 1.10GHz per core and presumably 1GB of RAM.
PC and Mac Shipments Decline, Gartner Reporters Claim
According to the latest report from Gartner, worldwide PC shipments have declined by 9.5% in the second quarter of 2015. As noted by the analysts, this is the most noticeable decline since Q3 2013. PC vendors managed to sell 68.4 million computers in the past months.
If to speak about the Mac sales in the second quarter of this year, they saw a decline as well. The sales of Apple computers fell only by 2.5%. It should be pointed out, however, that this number represents only the sales results in the United States of America, where Apple products are incredibly popular among the customers. You can take a look at the detailed description of PC and Mac sales results in the chart below.
First Photos Showing iPhone 6S Casing Leak Online [Images]
According to the latest report shared by people familiar with the matter, the next-generation iPhone called presumably the iPhone 6S will get a design nearly identical to the design of the current iPhone 6. The thickness and width of the smartphone will remain the same and it will feature same antenna lines as its predecessor. The position of speakers, microphones and the Lightning connector won’t be changed as well. However, if to speak about the internal components layout, it will be slightly different.
Here’s How Low Power Mode in iOS 9 Saves Battery
As you probably know, Apple’s upcoming iOS 9 can boast of a Low Power mode that helps to make the battery life longer by turning off the background activity and a number of other things you don’t really need when your battery is about to drain. According to Apple, when the device is put into this mode, its performance is reduced. Although it’s quite obvious,
Apple Watch Will Soon Be Available for Purchase from Apple Stores
According to the latest report from BGR reporters, Apple Stores in the United States of America have recently begun receiving Apple Watch units for in-store availability. This indicates that in the near future, the long-awaited wearable device will become available for in-store pickup. Looks like it’s time to make online reservations for the gadget.
New ‘iPad Pro’ Keyboard With New Keys Found in iOS 9
A new thing that points to the release of the larger iPad called presumably iPad Pro in the near future has been recently discovered by iOS developer Steve Troughton Smith. This proof is the new hidden keyboard found in iOS 9, which is capable of scaling to the larger screen and which can boast of several new keys and symbols.
Apple Won’t Launch Its Web TV Service at WWDC
According to the latest report from reliable insiders, the guys from Cupertino won’t launch the long-anticipated web TV service at the upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference in June. The reason for such a decision is lack of licensing agreements with broadcasting companies and a number of other partners. There are also some unsolved financial issues, Re/code reporters claim.
iPhone 6, Galaxy S6 or HTC One M9 Plus: Which One Is Faster?
A new interesting video has recently appeared on the Internet. This video shows us three flagship devices, namely, Apple’s iPhone 6, Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and HTC’s One M9 Plus compared to each other in terms of speed and performance.
The author of the short clip decided to use several applications to test the launch speed and the performance of each high-end smartphone. As can be seen in the video below, the iPhone 6 turned out to be the most efficient device. Samsung Galaxy S6 was nearly identical from the point of view of performance, while One M9 Plus was noticeably slower than the aforementioned devices. And that is strange since this handset has 3GB of RAM.
Apple Has Launched New 15-inch MacBook Pro and 27-inch iMac
Apple on Tuesday released the 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro and the 27-inch iMac with an amazing 5K display. The release took place one day earlier than we expected. As you know, rumors pointed to the official launch of the aforementioned devices on Wednesday.
Apple Has Acquired GPS Firm Called Coherent Navigation
According to the latest rumors, Apple has recently acquired a GPS firm called Coherent Navigation. This firm, which was founded in 2008 by engineers from Stanford and Cornell, developed a technology that allows to locate objects with more precision using the so-called High Integrity GPS system.
Apple Watch Can't Be Locked After Being Lost or Stolen
According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, the Apple Watch can soon become a potential target for thieves. You see, there’s no such feature as Activation Lock embedded to the wearable device. In case you don’t know, this security feature makes it impossible for thieves to use the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with a new account.
S1 Chip Is Manufactured Using 28-Nanometer Process
According to the latest report from ChipWorks, which was mentioned yesterday, the Apple Watch can boast of the processor manufactured using a 28-nanometer technology. And that is quite strange as most of the portable devices these days have more advanced chips inside. For example, the chip, which is currently used in the iPhone 6 is created using a 20-nanometer technology and the one, which is expected be added to the next-generation iPhone, is rumored to be produced using 14-nanometer building process.
Industrial Rendering Reveals Widely-Rumored iPad Pro Dimensions
According to the latest industrial rendering, which appeared on the Internet on Friday, the long-awaited larger-screened iPad Pro may indeed get a 12.9-inch screen. As to the dimensions of the tablet, they might be as follows: 305.70mm x 222.60mm x 7.20mm. The most-recent rendering also proves the rumors about four speakers located at the top and the bottom of the device as well as the suggestions about Apple’s plans to leave the ports and buttons layout similar to the layout of the iPad Air 2.