Tag Archives: Apple

Samsung strikes a deal with Apple to manufacture 7nm A12 chipsets

Samsung has reportedly signed a deal with Apple to build 7nm A12 chips for the next-year iPhone. This marks the first time the Korean company will make the SoC after it lost the deal to its Taiwanese rival TSMC in 2013. Samsung purchased extreme UV machines, which is the most advanced equipment for chipset production to build the 7nm processor ... Read More »

Apple Opens Its First Store in Taiwan

HIGHLIGHTS Store is located in the island’s landmark skyscraper, Taipei 101 The launch comes just weeks after Apple unveiled a Singapore branch Apple has almost 500 stores globally with over a million visitors daily Apple opened its first store in Taiwan on Saturday with more than a thousand shoppers flocking to the site located in the island’s landmark skyscraper and ... Read More »

Apple Acquires SensoMotoric, a German Firm Specialising in Eye-Tracking Tech

HIGHLIGHTS Apple CEO Tim Cook has previously talked about potential of AR The company announced ARKit at WWDC 2017 Apple has not officially confirmed the acquisition If Apple’s announcement of ARKit at WWDC 2017 was not proof enough for company’s dedication towards augmented reality, it has now acquired a computer vision company that specialises in augmented reality. As per the ... Read More »

Apple is finally turning the iPad into a computer

Tim Cook holds an iPad Pro after his keynote address to Apple’s annual world wide developer conference. It’s taken a while but Apple is finally following through on its leader’s desire for iPads to replace computers. In November 2015, Apple chief executive Tim Cook said: “I think if you’re looking at a PC, why would you buy a PC anymore? ... Read More »

Apple needs to sell a computer with a good GPU for $1,000, not $5,000

A few months ago, Apple offered a rare near-apology for the Mac Pro. “We designed ourselves into a bit of a corner,” said Craig Federighi, which is probably the best way to say it. Apple was so focused on whether it could put workstation components into a beautiful, tiny trash can form factor, that it never bothered to ask if ... Read More »

Apple iCloud Halves Price of 2TB Storage Tier, Family Sharing Arriving in iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra

Family Sharing in iCloud storage will arrive in iOS 11 later   At its WWDC developer conference on Monday, Apple took the stage to announce a major overhaul to its various operating systems. It announced a new and improved iOS 11, in addition to macOS High Sierra, watchOS 4, and a better tvOS with Amazon Prime Video support. While these ... Read More »

WWDC 2017: Apple Tipped to Unveil Four New iPad Tablets

Apple’s annual WWDC developers conference is scheduled to begin next week, with the keynote address on Monday, at 10AM PDT (10:30pm IST) Along with the usual software announcements, the company is expected to make some crucial hardware announcements as well. If the recent buzz is taken into account, Apple is set to announce the smart Siri Speaker, the 10.5-inch iPad ... Read More »

Apple reportedly plans to perform 5G internet tests in Cupertino

Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Apple is planning to test next-generation wireless internet technology near its California headquarters, according to a experimental application signed today by the iPhone maker and disclosed by the FCC. The application, obtained by Business Insider, details Apple’s plans to test 5G internet speeds achievable only with what’s known as millimeter wave technology, or ... Read More »

Apple and Xiaomi Lead the Wearables Market, Overall Shipments Rise: Strategy Analytics

Apple has leapt to the lead in wearable computing on strong sales of its smartwatch, a market survey shows. The survey released Thursday by Strategy Analytics showed Apple grabbed a 15.9 percent share of the wearables market in the first quarter. While Apple does not release sales figures for its Apple Watch, the estimate by Strategy Analytics showed a 59 ... Read More »

Apple to start manufacturing iPhone SE in India

Last month Apple reportedly selected Wistron as the primary manufacturer for all its iPhones in India. The Taiwanese partner of the Cupertino-based company set up a plant in Bengaluru in order to start the local production. According to industry sources speaking to Reuters, iPhone SE assembly will begin in the coming months. Apple’s midranger is almost an year old but ... Read More »