After 5 years of ruling the brand market and establishing its reign, Google has taken over the company’s position and is now the world’s most valuable brand. Google ranks top with a $109.5 billion monetary value, a 24 percent increase compared to last year. Apple, meanwhile, declined to $107.1 billion compared to $145.9 billion last year. Read More
Apple updated the MacBook Pro in 2016 but it did not go too well with the users since a major and more powerful update was expected. The MacBook Pro got a power boost and a new Rose Gold colour option, whereas the MacBook Air simply got a new 8GB onboard memory standard, and that was for the 13in model only. But this year looks promising since Apple has planned to launch a fresh version of the MacBook Pro featuring a new Apple-designed chip designed for low-power consumption. Read More
Apples leaves behind Samsung in the race for becoming the top smartphone manufacturer in the world. It has surpassed Samsung’s position for the first time in last 5 years and overthrown the company out of the race after reporting its record breaking quarterly sales. Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2017 first quarter ended December 31, 2016. The Company posted all-time record quarterly revenue of $78.4 billion and all-time record quarterly earnings per diluted share of $3.36. Read More
Apple recently has launched a beta version of its new software update of the Watch OS 3.2 and has introduced new developer-related features for the watch on currently shipping devices. The update includes a major user feature called the ‘Theatre Mode’ which lets you mute the volume of the Apple Watch and avoid waking the screen on wrist raise.
Also Apple watchOS 3.2 update also includes SiriKit where users can ask Siri on their Apple Watch to book a ride, send a message, make a payment, or make other requests that an app can handle. Read More
LG’s Google-based smartwatch is going to make its global debut by the end of February, and if leaks and rumors are to be believed, they are priced at around $249, a rate which is quite affordable for a watch having such high end features. LG will launch the watch in two variants, silver and rose gold. The budget watch will be launched alongside the LG Watch Sport, a much more fully-featured smartwatch, whose pricing hasn’t disclosed yet. Read More
Apple is reportedly working on its own vaporizer that uses high temperatures to ‘cause the substance to sublimate or vaporize’ and could be used for both solid and liquid chemicals, hinting the use of the unit for marijuana. The patent application doesn’t mention whether it’s a standalone product intended for recreational use. Read More
The annual Google Developers conference will be held on the 17th of May to the 19th of May at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California, as officially announced by Google on twitter. Google had put its new I/O website online today but is yet to add any sort of information for on it. This year marks as the 11th year of the Google’s conference and third year of it being held at Shoreline Amphitheater. Read More
The new update by Apple i.e. the 10.2.1 has been rolled out to all the compatible iOS devices, providing major bug fixes and crucial security updates. It weighs 72MB in size and includes 11 focused fixes around WebKit, the browser engine behind Safari, the App Store, and lots of iOS apps. There have been no significant user changes elsewhere. It is recommended to install this update as soon as possible to avoid malware and other such issues.
Google has recently introduced Instant Tethering for Nexus and Pixel devices running Android 7.1.1 Nougat as a part of the Google Play Services 10.2. When you have multiple devices logged into the same account and one loses a connection, it will automatically offer to share another device’s internet connection. This is an effort so as to automate the process and simplify the setting up of a mobile hotspot. Read More
Apple has filed suit against the world’s biggest chip maker and supplier company, Qualcomm, and suing it for over $ 1 billion, for “charging royalties for technologies they have nothing to do with”. The suit follows the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s lawsuit against Qualcomm earlier this week over unfair patent licensing practices.
The company said in its suit that Qualcomm should be paid royalties based on the value of its particular contribution, not for contributions from other patent holders. Currently, Qualcomm’s royalties are based off the selling price of a phone, rather than what portion Qualcomm’s technology enabled.