Apple said to be developing EKG Heart Monitor for next-gen Apple Watch

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Apple is said to be working on EKG Heart Monitor for Its next-gen Apple Watch as a part of including resourceful features in the smartwatches according to a report from Bloomberg. Continue reading “Apple said to be developing EKG Heart Monitor for next-gen Apple Watch”

Apple confirms throttling performance of old iPhones with aging batteries

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Recently there were reports that said Apple might be intentionally slowing down old iPhones as batteries age basing on proofs gathered from Reddit and Geekbench test results, and today Apple has openly confirmed to throttling performance of iPhones with aged batteries. Continue reading “Apple confirms throttling performance of old iPhones with aging batteries”

Apple said to unify iPhone, iPad and Mac Apps to create one user experience

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Apple already offers a novel way for iPhone and iPads to communicate with computers via easy-to-use applications, however, the same didn’t go very well on Apple’s desktops and laptops. The Mac Store apps have a limited section and rarely updated apps. With an aim to change everything, Apple is now focusing on unifying iPhone, iPad & Mac Apps to Create one user experience.  Continue reading “Apple said to unify iPhone, iPad and Mac Apps to create one user experience”

Apple might be intentionally slowing down old iPhones as batteries age

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Old phones certainly slow down over the period of time when they run their course, though Apple phones, thanks to the asking price remained an exception. However, it looks like it is slowly changing as users on Reddit have found evidence that proves Apple appears to be intentionally slowing down old iPhones that have low capacity batteries. Continue reading “Apple might be intentionally slowing down old iPhones as batteries age”

Apple to launch second-generation AirPods in second half of 2018: KGI

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KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts that Apple will launch upgraded AirPods in the second half of 2018. The upgraded version of AirPods will include a “smaller quartz” component.

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Apple iPhone gets a price hike in India after increase in import duty

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As the Indian government increased the import duty on mobile phones from 10% to 15% last week, Apple has officially increased the price of its iPhones, including its iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X smartphones that were launched recently. Back in July when GST was implemented, Apple cut iPhone prices by up to Rs. 6,600, iPad prices by up to Rs. 3,900 and Mac rates by up to Rs. 11,800 in the country. Continue reading “Apple iPhone gets a price hike in India after increase in import duty”

Apple iMac Pro to launch in India soon starting at Rs. 415000

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As announced earlier this week, Apple started selling  its top-end iMac Pro desktop PC  from today in the U.S. starting at  US$ 4,999 (Rs. 3,20,760 approx.). Apple India just announced that the iMac Pro will be available in India soon starting at a price of Rs. 4,15,000, but it did not announce the exact launch date. It was unveiled at WWDC 2017 annual developer’s conference back in June. Continue reading “Apple iMac Pro to launch in India soon starting at Rs. 415000”

Apple Final Cut Pro X gets 360-degree VR video editing, HDR support and more

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Apple’s Final Cut Pro X latest update brings support for HDR Support, 360-degree VR video editing, Advanced Color Grading and more. Mac users for the first time can edit 8K videos on a Mac. Continue reading “Apple Final Cut Pro X gets 360-degree VR video editing, HDR support and more”

Apple invests $390 million in US manufacturer Finisar, maker of iPhone X TrueDepth Camera lasers

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Apple today announced that it has $390 million in Finisar, a leading manufacturer of optical communications components. This investment is from its $1 billion Advanced Manufacturing Fund as part of  its commitment to support innovation and job creation by American manufacturers. Continue reading “Apple invests $390 million in US manufacturer Finisar, maker of iPhone X TrueDepth Camera lasers”

Apple iMac Pro with 27-inch Retina 5K display available for order from December 14

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Apple unveiled its top-end iMac Pro desktop PC at its WWDC 2017 annual developer’s conference back in June. Today it has announced that it will start taking orders for the iMac Pro from December 14th.

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Apple now lets developers offer new apps for pre-order on the App Store

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Apple has launched a new feature to the App Store which now lets developers offer new apps for pre-orders on the App Store and automatically download upon the release. Developers can put up their apps for pre-order prior to 90 days its release. Continue reading “Apple now lets developers offer new apps for pre-order on the App Store”

Apple confirms acquisition of music recognition app Shazam for $400 million

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Just as it was reported last week, Apple indeed has acquired London-based music recognition service Shazam and has finally announced the news on Monday just as expected. Apple’s acquisition aims at integrating Shazam’s music recognition capabilities into the company’s music service.  Continue reading “Apple confirms acquisition of music recognition app Shazam for $400 million”

Apple’s design team director Jony Ive regains his position after 2 years

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Jonathan Ive; the man responsible for the design of many of the company’s most popular products has regained back his position of direct management of product design teams after two years. Jony Ive was named as the Apple’s chief design officer in 2015.  Continue reading “Apple’s design team director Jony Ive regains his position after 2 years”

Apple could acquire music recognition app Shazam for about $400 million

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Apple is on the verge of buying Shazam Entertainment Ltd. which would value the company at $404 Million according to the sources close to the matter and the official announcement could be made as soon as Monday, reports TechCrunch. Shazam recognition app is already integrated into Siri and was valued at about $1.02 billion in its last funding round back in 2015. Continue reading “Apple could acquire music recognition app Shazam for about $400 million”

Apple announces best iPhone and iPad apps and games of 2017

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As usual Apple has named the best iOS apps and games for 2017 worldwide and for India. It has also posted Trends of the year as well as top apps and games charts for 2017 for several countries, including India.
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