Tim Cook Says Drop In iPad Sales Is Just A ‘Speed Bump’

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In a recent interview with Re/code’s Walt Mossberg, Tim Cook said that the decline in sales of iPad from past two quarters is just a “Speed Bump”.

In a brief interview about tablets I had this week with Apple CEO Tim Cook, he said, “We couldn’t be happier with how we’ve done with the first four years of the iPad,” and added that, “I’d call what’s going on recently a speed bump, and I’ve seen that in every category.”

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Apple Updates New iAd Styles And Expands To Russia And Switzerland

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Apple has announced two new changes that will aid in revenue generation through iAds. The first change gives developers more format options for the iAd styles which would help in getting more advertisers and also reach advertisers who prefer a minimum advertising standard. The other change gives them access to two new regions. Read More

Apple Releases The Schedule For London’s iTunes Festival

festIn July Apple announced the upcoming iTunes Festival that is to be held in London during the month of September. Apple has just released the schedule of events for the festival that will kick off from September 1 and will feature around 40 artists. Deadmau5 will be the first artist to perform in the festival followed by Beck and Jenny Lewis the next day. The 30 day event which will be at The Roundhouse in London will end on September 30. Read More

TSMC Prepares For Manufacturing A9 Processors

a7According to a recent report by Taiwan’s Economic Daily News, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is in the process of rolling-out a new 6nm FinFET fabrication process that would give a monthly output of 50,000 wafers. With A8 expected to launch along with iPhone 6 on September 9, TSMC wants to ensure it doesn’t lose majority orders of A9 Chip to other chipmakers. The current chip size is 12-inch, though there is no mention in the report for the wafer size for A9 processor. Read More

Developers Need To Use Latest Beta Version For CloudKit Functionality

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Apple has sent out an email to developers encouraging them to use the latest beta versions of operating systems on their iOS and OS X systems. The Cupertino company has informed the developers that from 26th August developers will have to use iOS 8 beta 5 or later for mobile devices or OS X Yosemite developer preview 5 or later for desktop in order to continue developing Apps that require integration with iCloud functions: Read More

iPhone 6 Might Come With New USB Power Adapter But Same Lightning Cable

With the latest rumours about the new lightning cable with reversible USB and a new power adapter expected to come along with iPhone 6 making the rounds, third party vendor Moca.co, through its blog, shared a slightly different news. According to the blog, the new lighting cable would not be a part of iPhone 6 and it would have the same cable as current phone model. As for the new USB adapter, there is a possibility the new iPhone will come with a new design for the USB power adapter.

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New USB Power For iPhone 6

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Recently a leaked image of brand new USB power adapter surfaced on Weibo. The USB power adapter is much similar in shape and size to the Apple’s Australian power adapter with the only difference being the plug standard. It’s quite possible this is iPhone 6’s new power adapter for US since it has plug standards for U.S. Read More