Posted by A Ocean on August 12, 2013 ·
Apple will launch a Retina iPad mini and a slimmer iPad by the end of 2013 according to Bloomberg who quotes sources familiar with the Cupertino company’s plans.
Apple is expected to debut a redesigned 9.7-inch iPad next quarter along with the anticipated iPad mini with Retina display. Other reports have also supported the theory that the next generation iPad mini will get the retina display [...]
Posted by A Ocean on August 7, 2013 ·
IDC has released its quarterly report on the smartphone market and it’s bad news for Apple, world over shipments of tablets came down in Q2 of 2013 to 32% of market share because Apple did not release a new model of its trend setting iPad, although Apple retains top tablet spot and shipped more tablets than Samsung, ASUS, Lenovo and Acer combined.
Apple shipped 14.6 million iPads, while Samsung [...]
Posted by A Ocean on July 23, 2013 ·
Apple announced its quarterly earnings for Q3 2013 on Wednesday, it recorded revenue of US$35.3 billion and quarterly net profit of $6.9 billion and an earnings per share of $7.47. Analysts expected the sales to be around $35.02 with a earnings per share $7.32.
iPhone sales quashed concerns that a robust competition is hitting demand. Apple sold 31.2 million iPhones in the quarter, far more [...]
Posted by A Ocean on July 22, 2013 ·
Apple is testing larger display sizes potential future models for both the iPad and the iPhone according to a report from Wall Street Journal which quotes unnamed sources.
“In recent months, Apple has asked for prototype smartphone screens larger than 4 inches and has also asked for screen designs for a new tablet device measuring slightly less than 13 inches diagonally.” quotes the article.
Posted by A Ocean on July 18, 2013 ·
Evernote has released a new version for its app for iPad and iPhone which adds shortcuts to notes, tags, files and more, related notes for premium users, and support for Skitch app to add images to the notes.
“For the latest Evernote for iPhone and iPad update (5.4), we’re adding features that will help you rediscover your notes, jump to the content that’s important to you, easily annotate [...]
Posted by A Ocean on July 15, 2013 ·
Apple and Samsung are engaged in numerous acrimonious and bitter Court battles across the World which has made Apple to buy less components for its devices from the Korean giant with a bulk of it’s parts supply for this year and the next coming from TSMC, that seem to change, the Korea Economic Daily is reporting that Apple will be back to using Samsung as the supplier for the A9 chip in [...]
Posted by A Ocean on July 3, 2013 ·
America’s Boston University is suing Apple claiming that Apple ripped off a one of it’s professor’s patented electronic semiconductor and used it in iPhone 5, iPad and MacBook Air.
“Defendant’s acts of infringement have caused and will continue to cause substantial and irreparable damage to the University,” BU alleges in its complaint in a lawsuit filed yesterday in U.S. District [...]
Posted by A Ocean on June 24, 2013 ·
Apple on Monday releases second build of its iOS 7 beta 2 to developers, iOS 7 was unveiled during WWDC 2013 earlier this month, the first version left out iPad support, which is included in this beta along with a functional Voice Memos along with performance improvements and bug fixes.
The new beta version includes features such as Siri voices, car integration, peer-to-peer file transfer functionality [...]
Posted by A Ocean on June 10, 2013 ·
At the opening keynote of Apple’s annual developers conference Apple announced it’s latest mobile OS, the iOS 7 which Apple says is the most radical design change to the iOS operating system since the launch of the iPhone back in 2007. “ iOS 7 is completely redesigned with subtle motion, an elegant color palette and distinct, functional layers that make it feel more alive.’ [...]
Posted by A Ocean on June 3, 2013 ·
Microsoft’s Windows RT based tablets, which is a lighter version of the Windows 8 operating system more compatible to run on tablets powered by ARM processors like the ones used in the iPad and several Android tablets have not been outselling competition, like Microsoft might have hoped for initially.
Microsoft intends to cut the price of Windows RT licenses and make tablets running the operating [...]