Wearables Drive The Component Technology Innovation

 For years, many of the key components of wearables have been drafting off the strengths of the smartphone supply chain. During the last two years, the application processors and sensors for wrist and head-worn wearable products have more or less been taken off the parts bin of low and mid-tier smartphones. Read More Source: Microsoft[…]

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Apple May Ditch Samsung For Next iPhone Chip

 Apple and Samsung have been asymmetric competitors for years, fighting to grab smartphone market share and partnering when it comes to chips. According to a recent report from The Electronic Times, TSMC (the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company) will be the only company manufacturing the A10 for the next iPhone. Samsung won’t be working with Apple[…]

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How Apple Can Improve Its Watch And Boost Sales

 Apple isn’t releasing exact sales numbers, but some expert digging has led many to believe that sales of the Apple Watch haven’t reached expectations since its launch in spring 2015. The company’s annual filing suggested it sold $1.7 billion worth in fiscal 2015, but compare that with the iPhone, which sold $32.2 billion worth in[…]

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Repairing Your iPhone Home Button From An Unofficial Repair Shop Can Brick Your Phone

 Going to an unauthorized Apple technician to repair your home button can cost you a lot of money. On Friday, The Guardian reported that thousands of iPhone users encountered a mysterious “Error 53” error due to a new security feature to protect your Touch ID data. This error renders your iPhone useless as it bricks[…]

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The iPhone 7 Might Get A Dual-Camera System To Take Better Photos

 Apple will likely unveil the iPhone 7 in September 2016, and a new rumor has surfaced about the camera. According to Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI Securities, the iPhone 7 Plus will come with a dual-lens system option and leverage LinX’s technology. As a reminder, Apple acquired LinX in April 2015, a camera module maker working[…]

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Apple Reports 1 Billion “Active” Devices

 In Apple’s Q1 ’16 “Earnings Supplemental Material” – documentation added to today’s earnings primarily to highlight how foreign exchange rates are impacting revenue – there was another notable figure revealed: Apple says now its “active” install base has reached 1 billion devices. (Actually, it has surpassed it, says CEO Tim Cook.) That… Read More […]

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The Apple Watch Hermès Collection Is Coming To Apple’s Website

 The Apple Watch Hermès has been a rare, expensive fashion accessory. Apple announced the limited edition and partnership at its conference in September and released the watch in October 2015. The only issue is that only a handful of stores in major cities are selling this watch. According to Fashionista, the watch will be available[…]

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Apple Releases iOS And OS X Updates With Bug Fixes And Performance Improvements

 Apple just released two software updates for Mac, iPhone and iPad. These are minor software updates focusing mostly and bug fixes, security fixes and performance improvements. On the Mac, OS X 10.11.3 fixes a bug with external 4K displays and a handful of security holes. As for iOS 9.2.1, it includes similar security fixes. Unfortunately,[…]

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