Apple unveiled an update to its iOS mobile operating system, the iOS 8 – with new features for messaging, performing searches and the ability to take advantage of OS X’s new continuity feature.
Here’s a quick look at the new features in iOS 8:Notification Centre now has interactive notifications for messages, calendar appointments and other apps such as Facebook. Users can reply to messages and appointments and interact with apps without having to open them. Continuity feature, which brings OSX and iOS more closer. Features include being able to answer calls on a Macbook or iMac and instantly transfer work from one Apple device to [...]
Reportedly on its production stage is the much-awaited wearable device from Apple known as the iWatch. In the Tuesday edition of Taiwan-based China Times, it says that the production of up to 3 million devices will commence in the second quarter of this year and the release is expected in the latter half of 2014.
The site claims that part of the production includes advanced SiP (system-in-a-package) modules which can contain a processor, DRAM and flash memory. Though there is no mention yet on the technical details, such module used in mobile devices like MP3 players and smartphones could be useful in producing wearable devices.
Apple CEO Tim Cook remained silent on [...]
The Apple’s next generation iPhone 6 has long been rumored to be coming out in two sizes, either it’s going have a 4.7-inch display or with a 5.5-inch display. And following this rumor is a leaked document apparently a schematic illustration of the iPhone 6 with a hint that the new version would most likely feature a 5.5-inch range.
Also, the same diagram was seen posted on a Chinese website and on a French blog Nowhereelse.fr which oftentimes gives the best lead when it comes to leaked tech photos prior to product launches. It looks like that the dimensions of at least one of the versions are clearly shown having measurements of 5.9×3.3 inches, quite bigger than the [...]
Geeks, the Apple’s MacBook is getting a makeover sooner to which a new version of a MacBook Air is rumoured to come out this year as seen in a China post. It is expected to be most likely in between its present designs, the 11-and 13-inch versions of MacBook Air.
The post mentions that a key aspect of the redesign implies ultrathin and -light. The new version would have a trackpad sans mechanical button. Microsoft’s Type Cover ultrathin keyboard that goes with Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2 has that kind of trackpad. It is not clear though what kind of model the company would use. It could be either an Air or another model but the rumors hint most likely associated to an [...]