It is so rare for a top exec from one company to publicly praise the product of another (competitor) company. But then again, Hugo Barra is not a normal top executive. The VP of Xiaomi Global has gone on record to state that the new iPhone 6 is “the most beautiful smartphone ever built”.
Recent news reports that Apply Pay and Google Wallet payment options in many US stores are being dropped to support a competing service. Those who are currently CurrentC, the service in question, have recently received emails saying that their emails have been stolen by hackers.
Apple’s new digital wallet system has hit some problems with rolling out to the public. Several large retail chains in America have begun to block the service from their counters, severely limiting the reach of what Apple hoped would revolutionise payment systems. The issue appears to be a consortium of retailers co-operating with a merchant service […]
It should come as no surprise that Apple products command premium price points, what with the new 27-inch iMac with Retina 5k display selling at a base price of US$2,499 (RM8,186.35) — one Macintosh, however, managed to fetch a whopping US750,000 (RM2,456,887.50) and no, it wasn’t a limited or special variation of an iMac or […]
Apple has a habit of not going into full details about the hardware they use on their devices, but that doesn’t stop us from finding out. According to benchmark scores found on 2 different benchmark websites, the beefed up A8X chip used on the iPad Air 2 has 3-cores clocked at 1.5GHz and as expected, […]
Apple has finally revealed its Q4 2014 financial results. Thanks to strong iPhone, Mac and App Store sales, the company is reporting US$42.1 billion in revenue and US$8.5 billion in net profit. In the same quarter last year, Apple reported revenue of $37.5 billion and net profit of US$7.5 billion.
News has surfaced that Mac OS X Yosemite has been collecting user information through the Spotlight feature. Spotlight is Apple’s built in search function that not only searches a user’s hard disk, but also the internet through Microsoft’s Bing search engine. Aside from conducting the search, it will also return that search data plus the […]
Apple To Roll Out iOS 8.1 On 20 Oct: Brings Together Apple Pay, iCloud Photo Library Beta and SMS Handoff
It is yet another big day for Apple as the company has unveiled plenty of new products to the world earlier today including iPad Mini 3, iPad Air 2, refreshed Mac Mini and 27-inch iMac with 5K display. Additionally, the company has also announced the availability of OS X Yosemite and for iOS users out there, […]
Apple has finally announced the refresh of the Mac mini at its most recent event. Unlike the iMac with its “5K” display, the improvements aren’t as flashy, but are instead expected adjustments to the popular compact computer system. The processors have been updated to the current generation of Intel “Haswell” chips, along with the new Intel […]
Apple Lowers Price of Existing iPads – Get iPad Air from RM1,279, iPad Mini 2 from RM969, and iPad mini 1 from RM799
Like a clockwork, shortly after Apple’s event to unveil the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, the Cupertino has revised the price of its existing iPads. Get the iPad Air from RM1,279 and the current iPad mini with Retina Display from RM929. [Update] We forgot to add in that Apple is still offering […]
Apple Releases Mac OS X Yosemite, To Be Available for Download Today for Free, Throws in iWork for Free As Well
Apple is currently hosting an event in its head quarters in Cupertino and to kick things off, the company has just announced the release date of the Mac OS X Yosemite update. The Mac OS X Yosemite that was announced a few months back at WWDC 2014 is available starting today for free for all Mac devices […]
As you might have heard, Apple will be having a press event this week and rumours are running rampant that the company will be launching new iPad tablets at the event. Well, looks like we don’t have to wait till that event to take at the new iPads as Apple has somehow leaked them out […]
Apple Launching iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in 36 Countries by End of October, Malaysia Not Part of the List
This is a bummer, Apple has just announced that the company will be launching the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in 36 new countries this month and no, we are not part of the list. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be launching in China, India and Monaco this Friday, followed by […]
Apple has just started sending emails to users with two-step verification activated for their iCloud, reminding then that starting tomorrow, iCloud will require app-specific passwords. This is part of the company’s move to tighten up its security following the nude celebrity photo leak that happened last month.
You might have heard a couple of rumours that stated 16 October as the date for Apple‘s next press event. Well, those rumours have been proven to be true as selected media outlets throughout the world have just received the invite for the said event from the company who has just announced iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple […]
In this day and age, smartphone makers are also planning to foray further into mobile gadgets or more specifically, smartwatches. Motorola has one, LG has two to boot; even Apple has already begun treading into the territories of smartwatches. But not smartphone giant HTC. Well, not yet at least.
Apple is rumored to announce new iPads and more on 16 October 2014 but you don’t have to wait till then to see the details of the upcoming tablets from the Cupertino company. Details of the next generation iPad Air has recently been posted online, originating from “trusted sources within the Apple manufacturing chain”.
By now, it should be no secret that Apple devices often command a premium price point that not many individuals are willing to fork out money for and the recently launched iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus are of no exception. One particular individual however, gives the term premium price a new meaning when he put […]
News of a piece of malware infecting Mac OS X computers surfaced over the weekend as some 17,000 systems fell prey to the unusual attack. First noticed by Dr.Web, the malware used Reddit as a command and control (C&C) server to receive instructions. Fortunately, Apple has moved quickly and is now in the process of […]
Now that the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are on their way to Malaysia (hopefully soon), many people will be looking into selling off their old iPhones. If you wish to buy an old iPhone, you can now check its Activation Lock Status from the web.