Apple May Soon Kill Macbook Air, New Era of Macbooks in Line

Apple has hardly made any upgrades in Macbook Air in the last decade. There have been only minor processor changes but still is far behind the specs available in recent Mac laptops.

Apple had stopped making the 11-inch Macbook Air back in 2016, and new reports are coming in claiming that the next generation of Macbook Air laptops may well be underway. They are expected to come up in the second half of 2018, and Chinese news agency Digitises reported that General Interface Solution, a display manufacturer, has started shipping new 13-inch display panels to Apple for new Macbooks. Read More

Apple’s HomePod To Hit The Market In A Few Weeks

The HomePod, Apple’s upcoming smart speaker equipped with Siri voice assistant was announced to release in December 2017 and rather has been idle ever since. But reports suggest that Apple may roll out this device soon, supposedly in the comings days/weeks.

This speaker will look to compete with Amazon Echo in the same segment. The Amazon Echo is selling at $99 which is a reasonable price, while the HomePod is expected to sell for $349. The HomePod speaker will be available in both white and space grey. Read More

South Korea’s First Apple Store Opening On 27th January

Apple’s first store in South Korea will be coming up on 27th January. An image on a South Korean forum shows a store covered in a colourful banner with text added below indicating the official opening of the store.

This store is expected to be Apple’s 500th retail store around the world. The store is set to open up a few weeks prior to the Winter Olympics 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Pyeongchang on Friday, February 9. Read More

Apple’s App Store Will Soon Have Free Trials On Subscription Apps

Apple is making changes in the App Store with a lot of new content and features. The latest one being free trials on subscription based Apps. The new section named “Try It For Free” is dedicated to this update.

As of now, free trial is available on four Apps namely 1Password, USA Today, Lake: Coloring Books, and Panna: Video Recipes. Once you choose the free trial, you’ll be taken to a Subscription Offer screen that tells you how long the trial runs for, the price after the trial, and how to download the app. Read More

Great Cashbacks On Flipkart’s Apple Week

Good news for Apple fans as Flipkart is hosting Apple week with super cashbacks on iPhones dating back to iPhone 6 and iPhone SE. This is being held between January 9 to January 15.

On Apple iPhone X, ICICI Bank is offering cashback up to Rs 8,000 on EMI transactions with its credit card. The smartphone is priced at Rs 89,000 for the 64GB storage variant featuring 5.8-inch OLED display, Apple A11 Bionic chip, dual 12-megapixel optically stabilized rear camera, 7-megapixel front camera. Read More

Samsung’s New Processor To Compete With Apple’s A11 Bionic Chip

Apple has always been remarkably ahead with high end processors. The A11 Bionic Chip being the most powerful processor ever manufactured, has more than 100% lead in single-core performance over the best chips from its top rivals, Samsung and Qualcomm.

When it comes to CPU performance, Apple has been leading over the rest of the mobile phone industry. The CPUs are custom-designed and fitted inside the company’s custom A-series applications processors that power the iPhone. None other smartphone has this kind of power-driven chip to run the applications. Read More

App Store Purchases Crossed Billion Dollar Mark On New Year’s Day

The holiday season is almost coming to a close, but it seems that Apple is making the most of it. The App Store saw a sharp increase in App purchases this New Year shooting over $300 million and over $890 million spent in the week of Christmas Eve.

Apple surprisingly didn’t expect such a massive response from the users since the week after Christmas is usually a lazy one. The company hasn’t shared much details on this, but reports say that the mobile spending has been up about 12% from the last year. Read More