Apple’s 2018 OLED iPhones could include Apple Pencil support, 512GB storage variant; 6.1-inch LCD iPhone could start at $699

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It is a known fact that Apple will be introducing three new iPhones later this year including a 6.1-inch, 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus, and a 5.8-inch iPhone. It is also reported that the 6.1-inch could be priced as low as $550, but according to the industry analysis by TrendForce, the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone with a starting price of around $699 to $749, slightly higher than the expected $550. Continue reading “Apple’s 2018 OLED iPhones could include Apple Pencil support, 512GB storage variant; 6.1-inch LCD iPhone could start at $699”

Apple Group Facetime chats won’t ship with iOS 12 release, delayed to future software update

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Apple at the WWDC 2018 introduced the ability to group Facetime with about 32 members and now for the disappointing news, Group FaceTime for iPhone, iPad, and Mac might be delayed. It won’t be ready in time for iOS 12 and macOS Mojave launch next month. Continue reading “Apple Group Facetime chats won’t ship with iOS 12 release, delayed to future software update”

Samsung mocks Apple iPhone X in new ‘Ingenius’ ads

Samsung Ingenius Ad

After mocking Apple with the notch, lack of a headphone jack back in November, Samsung is back again with New ‘Ingenius’ Ads pitting the Galaxy Note 9 against the iPhone X. In the first ad-named ‘Power’ Samsung brags about being able to unlock the phone with the face just like the iPhone X and also subtly says it also packs a proper fingerprint sensor.  Continue reading “Samsung mocks Apple iPhone X in new ‘Ingenius’ ads”

Apple plans to regain its position in India with strong retail strategy, Stores, dedicated services and more

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Apple might be US’s first $1 Trillion company and it could have bestsellers worldwide, but if you look closely, the company is struggling to keep up in one of the world’s biggest market; India where it is lagging behind in the 11th position. Apple, in fact, sold less than 1 million iPhones in India in the quarter accounting to a meagre 1% market share. Continue reading “Apple plans to regain its position in India with strong retail strategy, Stores, dedicated services and more”

Entry-level 6.1-inch iPhone 2018 with Dual-SIM support could be exclusive to China

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Rumors so far been suggesting that Apple might be introducing a new dual-SIM variant of the upcoming iPhones. This would allow users to use two SIM cards with dual standby. However, it appears this functionality could be limited to iPhones that will be launched in China. According to Foxconn source, the dual-SIM dual standby feature could be exclusive to the 6.1-inch low-cost LCD iPhone model.  Continue reading “Entry-level 6.1-inch iPhone 2018 with Dual-SIM support could be exclusive to China”

Apple iOS 12 beta hints at 2018 iPad Pro with Slim bezels, FaceID and no Home button [Update: Rounded corners]

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Update: The iOS 12 beta 5 further hints that the new iPad Pro will have a display with rounded corners.

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Apple hit with $145 million fine over WiLan patent infringement

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Apple is fined $145 million by the jury in San Diego over infringing two WiLan patents relating to wireless communications technology, WiLan, a unit of Quarterhill Inc. Apple, on the other hand, confirmed that it plans to appeal. The company earlier rejected claims of infringement in pre-trial filings. Continue reading “Apple hit with $145 million fine over WiLan patent infringement”

Apple surpasses $1 trillion market cap, CEO Tim Cook thanks employees

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Apple has officially crossed $1 trillion in market value and the company’s CEO, Tim Cook has sent a full memo to its employees  calling the value a “milestone.” The memo is sent to more than 120,000 Apple employees and in that Cook explains that it is a milestone, but it’s “not the most important measure of our success.” Continue reading “Apple surpasses $1 trillion market cap, CEO Tim Cook thanks employees”

iOS 12 beta hints at rumoured iPhone X Plus with iPad-like landscape app design

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Apple is rumored to launch the large 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus later this year with a screen resolution of 1242 x 2688 pixels. Now according to a Brazilian Apple news site iHelpBR, there were pieces of evidence found in the latest iOS 12 beta update that more or less confirms the resolution and suggests the iPhone X Plus will support iPad-like landscape mode. Continue reading “iOS 12 beta hints at rumoured iPhone X Plus with iPad-like landscape app design”

Apple reports $11.5 billion profit on $53.3 billion revenue in FY Q3 2018, 41.3 million iPhones sold

Apple has reported quarterly revenue of $53.3 billion, up 17 % over last year with a net profit of $11.5 billion, up 32.1% YoY or earnings per share of $2.34, an increase of 40% over last year in their earnings for the financial year Q3 2018 that ended June 30, 2018. During earnings call Tim Cook said that the growth was  due to strong performance of iPhone, services and wearables. Continue reading “Apple reports $11.5 billion profit on $53.3 billion revenue in FY Q3 2018, 41.3 million iPhones sold”

Apple iOS 12 Beta 5 hints at Dual SIM support for 2018 iPhones

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We’ve heard about future iPhones sporting Dual-SIM slots, in fact, the upcoming entry-level 6.1-inch iPhone 2018 with dual sim support to be priced as low as $550. To further strengthen earlier rumors, the iOS 12 developer beta 5 update that was rolled out recently shows the evidence of the dual-SIM support.  Continue reading “Apple iOS 12 Beta 5 hints at Dual SIM support for 2018 iPhones”

Apple’s redesigned iPad Pro 2018 with TrueDepth sensor, FaceID, no 3.5mm headphone jack said to launch later this year

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Apple is rumored to launch the new iPad Pro along with the three new iPhones, new Apple Watch, low-cost MacBook Air later this year. Now according to reports, the upcoming iPad Pro models will feature slightly smaller bodies, a relocated Smart Connector, and no headphone jack.  Continue reading “Apple’s redesigned iPad Pro 2018 with TrueDepth sensor, FaceID, no 3.5mm headphone jack said to launch later this year”

Entry-level 6.1-inch LCD iPhone 2018 might be delayed until October: Apple analyst

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According to Morgan Stanley’s Katy Huberty who is a noted Apple analyst, the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone despite being announced in September might not be available for sale until October. The major delay for this is because of the production problems with the innovative backlighting system. Continue reading “Entry-level 6.1-inch LCD iPhone 2018 might be delayed until October: Apple analyst”

Apple MacBook Pro 2018 update brings fix for CPU throttling and thermal management bug

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Apple today is rolling out a new update for its brand new MacBook Pros that were released earlier this month. This update brings a fix for performance related issues and thermal management system under certain conditions. The bug especially drives the clock speeds of the MacBook Pro’s lower than necessary under heavy workloads. Continue reading “Apple MacBook Pro 2018 update brings fix for CPU throttling and thermal management bug”

China’s BOE Display said to supply OLED displays to Apple

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Apple currently relies on Samsung for the supply of OLED displays for the iPhone X. However, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, China seems to be pushing itself in becoming a supplier of OLED displays to Apple. This comes as a part of its efforts to increase advanced manufacturing.  Continue reading “China’s BOE Display said to supply OLED displays to Apple”