2GB Elpida RAM In iPad Air 2

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GeekBar, a third-party Apple Service provider, has shared an image of iPad Air RAM on Chinese site Weibo. The image shows a 2GB Elpida RAM module which was of 1GB in the first-gen iPad Air. Apple had until now limited the RAM of iPad devices to only 1 GB, which was most probably to control the price of the device and preserve the battery life. But with the launch of iOS 8 and soon an iPad Air 2, Apple wants to upgrade to give the best performance on the device. Read More

Apple Sends Invitations For October 16 Event

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Apple Event Invitation

Apple has sent out the invitations for the October 16 event. The event, as rumoured before, will be held in the Apple Campus’s Town Hall at 10am. Apple had launched iPhone 5S and 5C at the same venue last year. Apple will be unveiling its new products during the event: iPad Air 2, iPad Mini, Retina iMac and OS X Yosemite. Read More

Google Launches News And Weather App On App Store

App StoreGoogle has recently launched another great News and Weather App in App Stores around the world. The App not only gives information, like headlines stories, local news, and weather, but it also personalises the view according to user settings. Users can adjust the layout with any of 60 country-specific editions and also select top stories, sports etc. The App claims to pick up data from more than 65,000 publications. Read More

Why Tim Cook Said Development Of Apple Watch Took Three Years

apple watchIn his interview with Charlie Rose, Tim Cook spoke about something that Apple generally doesn’t speak on media platforms. According to John Gruber, Apple avoids discussions or statements on product development process as it doesn’t want the competition to know about Apple’s development cycle. But Tim Cook did speak about the time taken for the development of Apple Watch as he said, “We had an intense team working on this for three years”. Read More

iPad Air 2 May Not Have The Mute/Vibration Switch

ipadairThe Michael Report has leaked some specs of the new iPad Air, like the presence of 2GB RAM and an A8 chip. The doubling of RAM compared to previous versions had been rumoured before too, as it would help Apps load much faster. Other leak in this report that has been rumoured in the past is a third colour option of Gold. It is also expected the iPad Air 2 would be 0.5mm thinner than the first iPad Air and may not have the hardware mute/vibration switch. Read More

Apple’s iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Affect Samsung’s Profit Margin

samsungAccording to Wall Street Journal, Samsung will soon be announcing its quarterly operating profits that show a drop of 62 percent. With Samsung now facing competition from large screen Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, its profit margins are being affected. The other reason for the dropping profit can be linked to lower selling prices of handsets and an increase in marketing costs as the competition in the smartphone market increases. Read More

T-Mobile CEO Has Some Strong Words To Say About iPhone 6 Bendgate

iPhone 6T-Mobile CEO, John Legere, has come to Apple’s defence regarding iPhone 6 Bendgate issue, saying the phone doesn’t bend in regular use. During a conversation at GeekWire Summit 2014, Legere was asked about Apple’s bendable iPhone 6. He answered the question in a very casual manner, saying who would try testing the strength of such an expensive device meant for a totally different purpose. He said the whole iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus bending issue was horse****. Read More

iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus Available For Pre-Order From October 7th In India

iphone 6Apple will begin the pre-booking of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus from October 7th in India, and the retail outlets will start selling the phones from October 17th.

Statement by Apple India:

”iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available in India beginning Friday, October 17, from an expansive network of Apple Authorized Resellers. Customers can pre-order iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus beginning Tuesday, October 7.”

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Apple’s New iPad Coming on October 16th

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The October event to unveil Apple’s new iPads and other products won’t be as big as the September 9 event. The event that was initially rumoured to be on October 21st is now expected to be held on October 16th, according to Paczkowski of Re/Code. Unlike the September event, this event won’t be at the Flint Center and will be held at Apple’s Town Hall Auditorium at Cupertino. Read More

Tim’s Note Remembers Steve On His Third Death Anniversary

steve jobsThe world’s most innovative company’s co-founder Steve Jobs passed away three years ago due to respiratory arrest related to pancreatic cancer. He was just 55 years old at the time of his death. Since the death anniversary falls on Sunday and some of the employees won’t be at work, Tim Cook sent out an email to Apple employees before the weekend. In the mail, Tim Cook shared some of his thoughts on Jobs’ undying influence on Apple’s products. Read More