Apple working on new smart home products

At least two new smart home products are currently under development in Cupertino, according to Bloomberg. Apple is apparently exploring new possibilities in this market, like upgraded versions of Apple TV and HomePod.   Apple TV will introduce new experiences at home, including the ability to make video calls thanks to a built-in camera. The company aims to create the ultimate smart device for the home, combining features from other products. The next version of Apple TV will be a device capable of playing music and connected[…]

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Mac gets an official support for Linux this year

There are several ways to run Linux on Mac, but none of them is officially approved. Fortunately, if you want to have Linux on the M1 Macs, you may have this ability by June, according to a new report by Phoronix. The source claims that M1 Macs will support the upcoming Linux 5.13 expected in June.   The work of bringing the drivers needed for Linux to run on Mac is ongoing. There are several issues that are needed to be addressed, like the M1 graphics, and[…]

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6 of the top 10 best-selling smartphones are iPhones

Apple has occupied 6 spots in the top 10 ranking of the best-selling phones in January, according to a report by Counterpoint Research. Apple iPhone 12 was the best-selling model with a 6% share, followed by iPhone 12 Pro Max with 5%. Two other iPhones are following – iPhone 12 Pro with a 4% share and iPhone 11 with 2%. United States accounts for about 30% of the worldwide iPhone sales, according to the report.   Boosted by strong carrier promotions and the widespread usage of 5G, Apple’s top[…]

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iOS 14 now powering more than 90% of the active devices

Less than 7 months after launch, more than 90% of the users have switched to the latest version of the operating system, according to data by Mixpanel. Apple released the iOS 14 update to eligible devices in September 2020, and the adoption rate was pretty good from the start. The company reported back in February that 80% of the users were on the new version, surpassing the numbers for the same period a year ago with iOS13.   Currently, 90.43% are on the latest official version, according[…]

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The new iMac to come with a bigger display

Apple’s current iMac line includes a 21.5 inch and a 27-inch model, both with a design that looks outdated with large bezels and sides. Popular leaker Iovetodream now reveals that Apple is currently working on a hardware update of the iMac line. According to the source, Apple will offer a new model that exceeds the 27-inch screen of the current model. Moreover, the company is also updating the design, resulting in a device with slimmer bezels and smaller chassis. This change may be similar to the iPad[…]

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3D mockup of iPhone 13 shows us the possible design changes

A few days ago, we inform you about the possible changes of the iPhone 13 line-up this year. Today, a source from Japan posted an image of what is believed to be the upcoming design of iPhone 2021. According to Mac Otakara, this is a 3D mockup of the new device based on reliable leaks and supply chain sources, created solely to show us the differences.   The video and images show us the smaller notch cut in the iPhone13. The current notch on iPhone 12 Pro measures in at[…]

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COVID pandemic leads to significant increase in AppStore revenues

iOS users in the US paid more for apps in 2020 than a year ago, according to a publication by SensorTower. Record spending during the COVID 19 isolation was expected by analysts, but the numbers look impressive taking into account the fact that e-commerce services were not included.   iPhone users in United States paid an average of $138 for both apps and in-app purchases last year, compared with $100 in 2019. This is a positive sign for iOS developers, which are now seeing a significant increase[…]

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Exclusive: Apple to present its first Virtual Reality headset

Sources familiar with Apple’s plans have revealed to the media that the Cupertino is currently working on a mixed reality device whose debut will be in 2021. A report by Bloomberg hints toward a big launch event, in contrast to the online streaming which many companies have adopted since Covid19 pop up in early 2020. The Apple VR device will mark the first new category of products for 6 years.   Details revealing the specs of the Apple AR/VR are missing for now, however, it’s quite[…]

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Apple releases new iOS update for 14 and 12 version

Apple has seeded new iOS updates to devices on the iOS 14 and iOS12 versions. The update is available over the air, via the Settings app. You need to go to General and then press on Software update. Updates are available as follows:   iOS 14.4.2 is the latest version for iPhone 6s or newer, iPad Pro, Air 2 or later, iPad 5 and iPod Touch 7 gen. iOS 12.5.2 is the new update available for older devices like the iPhone 6 Plus or 5s, iPad[…]

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iPhone 13 expected features and improvements

Apple’s upcoming iPhones for 2021 won’t be dramatically different than the current line-up in terms of visual appearance. The company, however, may introduce some significant under the hood improvements to the product line. Among them could be the always-one display working at 120Hz, smaller notch, camera improvements, new processor, and others. Read more below. Screen sizes will remain the same, like current 5.4, 6.1 and 6.7 inches across diagonals, but LTPO technology may be introduced. The LCD displays will consume less power, which means greater[…]

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