Apple Watch store at Isetan Shinjuku shutting down on May 13th

Apple Watch store at Isetan Shinjuku

World’s last Apple’s dedicated Watch Store; the Isetan department store in Shinjuku, Tokyo is said to be closing on May 13th. Apple earlier this month has opened a store in the Shinjuku which is right across the street in the upscale Isetan department store meaning that two Apple Stores so close would remain open concurrently.  Continue reading “Apple Watch store at Isetan Shinjuku shutting down on May 13th”

iPhone SE 2 with A10 Fusion, TouchID and no 3.5mm headphone jack said to go official in May

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According to a report from Mac Otakara, Apple is said to introduce a new iPhone SE model in May. This new piece of information was obtained from case makers at the Global Sources Mobile Electronics trade show in Hong Kong this week. Furthermore, the next-gen SE is said to retain the same physical size as the current iPhone SE. Continue reading “iPhone SE 2 with A10 Fusion, TouchID and no 3.5mm headphone jack said to go official in May”

Apple introduces new iPhone disassembly robot Daisy

Apple Daisy

Apple ahead of the Earth Day announced that for every device received at Apple stores through the Apple GiveBack program from today until April 30th, will make a donation to the non-profit Conservation International. The company has also introduced Daisy robot that can more efficiently disassemble iPhone to recover valuable materials.  Continue reading “Apple introduces new iPhone disassembly robot Daisy”

Regulatory filings reveal a new iPhone launch soon, could be iPhone SE 2

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Eurasian regulatory database which has a history of tipping Apple products ( AirPods, iPhone 7, new MacBooks and the latest iPad) is back again, and this time it points at a handful of unannounced iPhone models spanning eleven model identifiers. Continue reading “Regulatory filings reveal a new iPhone launch soon, could be iPhone SE 2”

Entry-level 6.1-inch iPhone 2018 with dual sim support to be priced as low as $550: KGI

iPhone Models 2018

According to the latest investors report from Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple’s upcoming low-cost 6.1-inch iPhone model with LCD display is said to come in two variants. One that packs single SIM and another with dual-SIM dual standby (DSDS) functionality.  Continue reading “Entry-level 6.1-inch iPhone 2018 with dual sim support to be priced as low as $550: KGI”

Apple said to launch News subscription service in 2019

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Apple recently acquired Next Issue Media’s digital magazine service Texture, and today we are hearing reports that the company is planning to launch a News subscription service that will integrate the magazine app Texture into Apple News.  Continue reading “Apple said to launch News subscription service in 2019”

Apple WatchOS 4.3.1 hints at support for third party watch faces

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Ever since Apple introduced the ‘Watch’, developers are behind Apple asking for the ability to create own watch faces. Currently, only Apple has the ability to provide watch faces, while some of them have content from Pixar and Disney. The reasons behind the control might be Apple’s desire to control the experience and branding as much as possible. Continue reading “Apple WatchOS 4.3.1 hints at support for third party watch faces”

Apple said to launch low-priced HomePod: KGI

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Apple’s HomePod needs no introduction, it generated huge buzz prior to its launch, but good things end there. Post the rollout of the smart speaker, the latest Apple product’s sales have started declining every passing day. According to the KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, HomePod shipments “could be far below market expectations. Continue reading “Apple said to launch low-priced HomePod: KGI”

Apple iPhone X gold passes through the FCC

iPhone X Gold

Apple seems to be prepping the gold color iPhone X as the device is now spotted passing through the FCC. It is a tradition that smartphone manufacturers should share details with the FCC and these details show that Apple is on the verge of releasing the gold color iPhone X  that it didn’t ultimately. Continue reading “Apple iPhone X gold passes through the FCC”

Apple said to have cut down HomePod orders over lackluster reception

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Apple HomePod went on for sale in February at $349, while it was aimed to rival Amazon’s Echo and other trending smart speakers. However, things didn’t go the way Apple wanted as the sales are lower than expected which made Apple cut some orders with Inventec Corp., one of the manufacturers that build the HomePod.  Continue reading “Apple said to have cut down HomePod orders over lackluster reception”

Apple Music surpasses 40 Million Subscribers; Oliver Schusser appointed as vice president

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Apple Music has just surpassed 40 Million paid subscribers worldwide on this occasion; the company appointed Oliver Schusser as vice president of Apple Music & International Content. Schusser has LED efforts related to App Store, iTunes’ movies and TV portals, iBooks, Apple Podcasts, and more outside of the USA.  Continue reading “Apple Music surpasses 40 Million Subscribers; Oliver Schusser appointed as vice president”

Apple’s new 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support now available for pre-order in India exclusively on Flipkart starting at Rs. 28000

Apple introduced a new 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support, A10 Fusion chip at its  Creative Education event in Chicago last month. The company already said that it will be available in India in April through Apple Authorized Resellers starting at Rs. 28000. Today Flipkart has started taking pre-orders for the new iPad. Continue reading “Apple’s new 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support now available for pre-order in India exclusively on Flipkart starting at Rs. 28000”

Apple is now powered by 100% renewable energy worldwide

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Apple today announced that its global facilities are powered by 100 percent clean energy which also includes retail stores, offices, data centers and co-located facilities in 43 countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, China, and India. The company also mentioned that nine additional manufacturing partners have committed to power all of their Apple production with 100 percent clean energy. Continue reading “Apple is now powered by 100% renewable energy worldwide”

Snapchat rolls out TrueDepth-Optimised AR Lenses for iPhone X

Snapchat iPhone X Lenses

Snapchat is now rolling out their first TrueDepth-Enhanced AR Lenses for iPhone X and is now officially implementing Apple’s TrueDepth camera technology in its Lenses selfie-feature. With the new silent update, iPhone X users who use Snapchat will be able to use augmented reality masks pop-ups that take advantage of the Apple’s facial mapping technology. Continue reading “Snapchat rolls out TrueDepth-Optimised AR Lenses for iPhone X”

Final Cut Pro 10.4.1 brings new ProRes RAW format and advanced closed captioning

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Apple is rolling out next major update to Final Cut Pro which brings features ProRes RAW and advanced closed captioning. The ProRes RAW feature combines the visual and workflow benefits of RAW video, while the advanced closed captioning tools allow video editors to easily view, edit and deliver captions from right within the app. Continue reading “Final Cut Pro 10.4.1 brings new ProRes RAW format and advanced closed captioning”