In addition to the two usual colours, silver and space grey, for the iPad Air, this time Apple will give the option of gold colour too. According to Bloomberg, the colour choices in the new 9.7-inch iPad Air 2 will be in line with the iPhone colour options. With the release of iPhone 5S, Apple has given users three colour options than limiting them to just two. Read More
Apple has provided its developers and beta testers with the Golden Master build of OS X Yosemite. This may be the final version of Yosemtite but with still a few days to go for a formal launch it’s hard to tell. The updated video to demonstrate trackpad gestures in System preferences shows new iWork icons. The demo videos also give an idea of what the new version of iWork suite looks like. Read More
Not only buyers, but Apple management and resellers in India are eagerly waiting for the two new devices that were announced almost three weeks ago. But due to high demand in US and planned launch of the phones in China in mid-October, the Cupertino company cannot ship the phones to India now. It is expected Apple will launch iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus by early November in India. Read More
An issue has plagued a few Galaxy Note 4 devices — a small gap between the metal frame and the front body of the device; in some cases, wide enough to fit a business card. However, it has been revealed that this is in fact not a manufacturing defect, rather it is a ‘necessary’ manufacturing feature. This help comes from Note 4′s Manual, under the troubleshooting section, where it says: Read More
Since Chinese authorities were not satisfied with the security on the iOS of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the Chinese telecom regulatory had withheld the launch of both the new Apple phones in China. According to a report by Reuters, Apple has finally received the licences that are required by a device to run on Chinese network. Read More
Giving us an update on its upcoming modular phone, Google has just announced that Project Ara will be running a modified version of Android L and will feature ‘hot swappable’ parts. What this means is that you’ll be able to swap the different parts of the modules on the go without having to turn your phone off. This includes the Camera, Speaker and much more, except the Display and Processor which obviously won’t be hot swappable. Read More
Despite Apple’s statement and Consumer Reports findings, people are now checking the strength of iPhones in Apple Stores itself. Two teenage boys did a durability test of iPhone 6 Plus that was on display in UK’s Apple Store. On their visit, the Apple Store specialist told them that the bending issue was just “an online rumor”, yet the boys quietly tried to deform the phone by applying pressure at both ends of the phone. They also captured the whole thing in a video and posted it on the internet. The boys were easily able to bend the iPhone 6 Plus with slight pressure after which the display popped out of its chassis. Read More
With Apple launching Retina Display in almost all of its devices, now it’s the turn of desktops. According to a report from Jack Marsh, next month it is “incredibly likely” that Apple announces a new Retina iMac at a special event that is rumoured to be on October 21st to unveil a new iPad Air and a new Mac mini.
A source familiar with Apple’s plans tells me that Apple is indeed planning to launch a Retina iMac at their next press event, however the 27″ Model will be the only model that gets this feature. The source says the new 27″ iMac will use a 5120 x 2880 panel as leaked in the OSX Yosemite code a few months ago.
Apple is rolling out quite a number of health-related initiatives, like Health App, HealthKit and the recently announced Apple Watch. To add to this health and fitness wave, the App Store now has a new section called “Apps for Health”.
The section reads:
“Experience an entirely new approach to wellness where your fitness app can talk to your calorie tracker, your doctor can be automatically notified of updates to your health data, and great apps work together for a healthier you,” reads a note on iTunes. “This handpicked collection highlights the best fitness, nutrition, and medical apps customized for iOS 8.”