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Posted On January 28, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Your Next iPhone May Come With Solar Power Feature

In  research piece for Seeking Alpha,  Matt Margolis made an excellent case as to why the next innovation from Apple will be solar powered iOS devices. When it comes to innovation, Apple has alway been proud to say that they focus on technology that will enhance the user experience instead of gimmicks like some competitors. And one area that really needs some kind sort innovation in the smartphone business is battery life. Here’s MG Sielger take on battery on his current iPhone: If Matt Margolis’S research proves to be true, thenRead More
iPad Air
Analyst: It’s Going To Be Difficult To Decide Which Apple Device To Purchase this Holiday In a note to investors, Cantor Fitzgerald’s Brian White (via Barron’s) maintained his Buy rating on Apple stock with a price target of  $777 price target Additionally,  Brian White believes that the latest innovative products from Apple will stand the company in good stead this holidays compared to its competitors. Brian White: Given the recent introduction of the iPhone 5S, the iPad Air and the iPad mini with Retina Display, we believe Apple will be tough to competeRead More
Jony Ive
Steve Jobs On The iPod-Plus-Phone: “Honestly, We Can Do Better, Guys” Here are a few quotes from Leander Kahney’s book Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products. A very insightful book which highlights Apple still has at least one genius at the company after Steve Jobs past away. Leander Kahney on the development of the iPhone: After six months of effort, Fadell’s team produced a prototype iPod-plus-phone that worked, more or less. The iPod’s click wheel was used as a dialer, selecting numbers one at a time like an oldRead More

Posted On October 26, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

More Analyses of Apple’s iPad Event

My first take on Apple’s iPad event on October the 22 was “Meh.” Surprisely, many Apple advocates like Ben Thompson and Marco Arment appear to share my opinion. Macro Arment: We know that people are using iPads in all sorts of different ways. Look, firefighters are launching space shuttles with an iPad! Farmers are building wind turbines and composing songs! And Apple can’t wait to see what we do with our iPads. But they already know. Everyone knows what people do with iPads, because iPads have been heavily used inRead More

Posted On October 6, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Jean-Louis Gassée: Apple Under Siege

An excellent piece by Jean-Louis Gassée, who started Apple France in 1981, moved to Cupertino, California in 1985 and became president of the Apple Products Division, covering worldwide product development, manufacturing and product marketing. Jean-Louis Gassée: I am one of the many who are in Steve’s debt and I miss him greatly. I consider him the greatest creator and editor of products this industry has ever known, and am awed by how he managed the most successful transformation of a company — and of himself — we’ve ever seen. I watched hisRead More
This is the most fascinating tale of how the first iPhone came about many of you will ever read. This story Fred Vogelstein provides us with an extraordinary amount of information as to what took place behind the scene. You will learn about how one company bet everything to change the world once again. I do know how it will be for you, but I was moved emotionally about what I read. Here are several excerpts from the article that stood out for me: Putting the Company’s future on the line: The iPhoneRead More

Posted On July 6, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Photos and Video of Low-Cost iPhone

Techdy Blog has published photos and video of the purported white low-cost iPhone today. The article revealed the body shell and the display of Apple’s rumored low -cost iPhone. The Budget iPhone from TakeMovi on Vimeo. Chris Chang for Techdy Blog: Recently, the rear shell of Apple’s rumored budget iPhone was leaked in the colors white, red, green, blue and yellow. Some people think the shells could be Chinese copies, while some believe the low-cost iPhone would probably look like the leaked rear shells. Today, we got Apple’s budget iPhone inRead More
low-cost iPhone
With schematics of an alleged low-cost iPhone now in the wild, AppleInsider offers a glimpse of what that device might look like as an actual product in this pair of high-quality 3D renderings. Based on the schematics obtained from blueprints of the low-cost iPhone published earlier in the week, AppleInsider has put together a brilliant 3D render of what the low-cost iPhone design will be. According to the report: The speaker and microphone holes on the bottom of the device are circular, and akin to the current iPod touch design.Read More
According to a new report from Chines tech blog- cnBeta (Weibo users @ C Technology) the low-cost iPhone is expected to be thicker than the current iPhone 5. Key highlights from the report include:  The low-cost iPhone will come with the same iPhone 5 with 4-inch in-cell screen . Volume production work will start this month. The low-cost iPhone will be 8.97 mm thick compared to the 7.6mm of the iPhone 5. It will have a  plastic material body, and Apple will provide similar with the iPod touch 5 colorful color scheme . This new report supportsRead More
Apple’s Market Share Recently, the controversial topic of Apple’s market share in the smartphone sector raised its ugly head again. The theory here is that due to its large market share – Google is winning the mobile battle and Apple will lose or has already lost. However, long time Apple aficionado  – John Gruber, felt the need to set the record straight, as he has done through the years. You could say the recent spat started when Gruber linked to this article  – Android’s Market Share Is Literally A Joke by John Kirk. According to Gruber,Read More
low-cost iPhone
According to a new report from  the Japanese blog – Macotakara, a plastic casing low-cost iPhone is set to launch later this year, according to information from sources. In addition, the Japanese blog – Macotakara reports that the low-cost iPhone will come in a variety of colors,  including navy blue, gold orange, white, gray, pink, green, blue and other options. It was also reported that Apple will begin producing these low-cost iPhone on a small scale in June, with real mass production due to begin within 6-9 months. From the Report:  I have 2 information aboutRead More
Turbo Racing League App
Today, DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. unveils the action-packed Turbo Racing League App. Turbo Racing League, is a game based on DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming film – Turbo, about a snail who gains super-speed. The Turbo Racing League App, courtesy of DreamWorks Animation and PikPo, is available on iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Android handsets and tablets, and Windows Phone 8.  According to the press release,  “The game is available on all mobile carriers, however, fans who play the game on a Verizon device will have access to exclusive content from the film as well as unique game customisationRead More