News & Reviews: Apple
Last Updated: Apr 03, 2017
Ah, the classic rival between Apple and Samsung. You know it, I know, everyone knows it. But would you be surprised if I tell you that it’s no longer the case? In fact, according to analyst Brian White from Drexel Hamilton, we have a new rival replacing Samsung and it’s Huawei.
Which are the top Smartphone brands in Malaysia in 2016? IDC: Samsung still on top, OPPO in second spotLast Updated: Feb 20, 2017
According to International Data Corporation (IDC)’s latest report, despite the whole Galaxy Note 7 fiasco last year, Samsung remains as the top smartphone brand in Malaysia. OPPO and Huawei takes second and third spot respectively, to make up the top 3 brands that took up more than 50% of the Malaysian market share in 2016. Compared to 2015, smartphone shipments in Malaysia had dropped by 5.9% in 2016. This could be due to various negative economic factors, amongst, which included the weakening Malaysian Ringgit against US Dollar, as well as the rising costs of living in Malaysia.
Last Updated: Feb 08, 2017
According to the latest report from research firm IDC, OPPO is now the top smartphone brand in China. The company took a 16.8% share of the market, shipping a total of 78.4 million units in 2016! It is closely followed by Huawei, as well as Vivo, making up the Top 3 with a 48% total market share.
Last Updated: Jan 11, 2017
A social media post by tech evangelist Robert Scoble states that Apple and Carl Zeiss are apparently teaming up to produce their own Augmented Reality glasses for the masses. Something akin to the Google Glass, the Apple AR glass may add a more immersive experience to the users of the iOS ecosystem.
Last Updated: Dec 22, 2016
If you think your brand new Apple iPhone 7 is not thin enough, a patent awarded to the Cupertino-based company may shed light on steps on how to make the next iPhone iteration even thinner – by using mechanically actuated speakers.
Last Updated: Dec 19, 2016
The allure of having a device fold up is something that is enticing for the tech industry. Imagine a device that can be the size of a small smartphone, and unfurls into a tablet-sized Display. Well apparently LG is hard at work in making the technology more mass-market friendly, and has just signed an agreement to bring the screen to three different OEMs – Apple, Google and Microsoft.
Last Updated: Nov 18, 2016
If you paid attention to the USA election this year, you'd remember that President-elect Donal Trump mentioned in his speech at Liberty University in Virginia earlier this year saying "We're going to get Apple to start building their damn computers and things in this country instead of in other countries.". Also, he also threatened to introduce a 45% tax on products imported from China. Haha, what a joke...and will Apple do it?
Last Updated: Nov 01, 2016
Hey Apple users, just in case you didn't know, iOS 10.1.1 has been released by the company. The update contains bug fixes for missing Health data that couldn't be viewed for some users, all iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models that are compatible with iOS 10 can download the update over-the-air.
Last Updated: Oct 11, 2016
While the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 shows what curved displays can be like to own, we are still plagued with the limitation of smartphones – both phones still have bezels around the display, albeit a very tiny one. Sharp, one of the premier manufacturers of displays, has reveal a display that is without bezels, and spans from corner to corner.
Last Updated: Oct 06, 2016
The recently launched Apple iPhone 7 and Apple iPhone 7 Plus comes with Apple’s new Fusion A10 processor – with its two high-powered and two –low-powered cores running to keep the phone in optimum condition. However a new report has just been shared online that a new processor is on its way from Apple, and it is expected to be used in their Apple iPad Pro products.