Apple Says Cheap Battery Swaps To Blame For Wonky Sales

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook introduced that his firm is within the midst an financial downfall resulting from a number of components. For starters, cheaper battery replacements are slicing into the gross sales multiyear warranties – those offered to prospects after the purpose sale. Secondly, Tim Cook thinks the weakening US greenback is guilty for Apple’s lowered prits, in addition to the corporate’s flagship system, the iPhone, experiences its worst gross sales run in latest reminiscence resulting from competitors from overseas.

Cook’s plan to fer the battery swap at a $50 discount in value didn’t have the meant impact boosting in-house gross sales. Apple did not solely cut back the battery substitute service as a gross sales pitch however in an effort to protect outdated batteries for materials re-use. On the constructive aspect issues, Cook is reporting elevated gross sales in a number of avenues notice, particularly in providers, equipment, and within the sale wearable tech like smart-watches and iPatches, to call however a number of the brand new gidgets littering the market with the Apple brand.

Royole Debuts World's First Commercial Foldable Smartphone

Tech producer Royole has ficially debuted the world’s first business foldable smartphone. While the foldable smartphone craze is not new, Royole appears to be like towards differentiation by labeling its FlexPai gadget for a smartphone and pill.

Being ready for use when each folded and unfolded, the gadget has the “portability a smartphone plus the display measurement a high-definition pill.” The FlexPai is outiftted with a 7.eight inch full-color show with four:three side ratio amd 920 x 1440 reoslution. The unit will be folded from zero to 180 levels and fers three display varieties when folded: major, secondary, and edge. The telephone additionally comes with one 20 megapixel digital camera and one other 16 megapixel set whereas telephone calls and photographs will be taken from both aspect the telephone when folded.

“The Royole FlexPai foldable smartphone offers cell phone customers with a revolutionary, totally different expertise in comparison with conventional telephones,” says Dr. Bill Liu, Royole founder and CEO. “It completely solves the contradiction between the high-definition large-screen expertise and portability, which introduces an entire new dimension to the human-machine interface. The telephone’s inherent design will eternally change the patron electronics trade, in addition to the best way folks work together with and understand their world.”

Currently, the FlexPai developer mannequin is out there for buy with a price ticket $1318 USD. 

Apple & Tim Cook Unveil New iPad Pro, Mac Mini And MacE-book Air

Today, on the Brooklyn Academy Music, Apple’s CEO and Kanye West’s hero Tim Cook has introduced a bunch new variations the identical merchandise: the MacE-book Air, the iPad Pro and the Mac Mini.

First, the MacE-book Air. The message their reveal the brand new light-as-air laptop computer is that it is nonetheless gentle and skinny, nevertheless it additionally has the options that some their thicker computer systems had previously. It will value $1199 and can apparently have extra bass-friendly audio system.

Next is the Mac Mini, which was given a a lot better advert, through which the Mac Mini descends from house, wanting very grand, however involves a humorous,  anticlimactic touchdown on a desk beside a monitor. It will run you $799.

Last however actually not least is the brand new iPad professional, which seems to be very professional certainly. Although it is inconceivable to evaluate earlier than utilizing it, they make the factor look rattling good, using some very romantic phrases to explain the pill, like this poetic gem: “your left feeling such as you’re primarily holding gentle.” Portable gentle will solely value you $799, however that value consists of 102 magnets so you possibly can stick equipment on it and in addition the brand new iPad is “quicker than %92 transportable PCs.”

Apple's New iOS Releases Today With Group FaceTime & New Emojis

If you’re one the individuals who finds it worthwhile to undergo by means of the expertise updating the working system in your iPhone, then right this moment you are in luck! The new iOS, creatively titled “iOS 12.1,” is out right this moment and, amongst different issues, you can be in a position to FaceTime with as much as 32 individuals. Now would not need to restrict his FaceTimes to only Theaster Gates! The new characteristic will seem like this: Apple's New iOS Releases Today With Group FaceTime & New EmojisApple's New iOS Releases Today With Group FaceTime & New Emojis

The new FaceTime calls are supposedly “non-public and viewable solely by the members” and embrace an fascinating characteristic to modulate the dimensions every particular person within the name in actual time. Apple describes it as follows: 

As you may see within the photograph above, the white man simply occurs to be essentially the most outstanding. 

The replace additionally brings 70 new emojis together with “new characters with crimson hair, grey hair and curly hair, a brand new emoji for bald individuals, extra emotive smiley faces and extra emoji representing animals, sports activities and meals.”

Apple Set To Reveal iPad Pro & New MacE book: Report

Apple customers had been anticipating the trillion greenback firm to announce their long-awaited iPad Pro and new low value MacE bookAir concurrently the most recent iPhone X sequence. The new smartphone has ads in all places, and I am certain you have seen no less than one them by now. The announcement by no means got here for the brand new know-how although, and the web started to invest that they must wait till subsequent 12 months to get their fingers on the brand new units. All hope is just not misplaced, as The Verge stories that Apple distributed media invitations for an October 30th occasion on the Brooklyn Academy Music.

The occasion’s tagline is “there’s extra within the making,” and techies consider that Apple will lastly showcase their iPad Pro and low-cost MacE book Air. Rumors declare that the brand new iPad will convert to the USB-C charging port that’s utilized by the brand new Samsungs and different Droid units, and can characteristic 11 and 12.9-inch show sizes. It can be speculated that the brand new MacE book can be within the Air sequence, which can use a less expensive show display to chop prices. The new Mac Mini and closely delayed AirEnergy charger may additionally make an look on the occasion. 

Apple's iOS12 Releases Today: What You Need To Know

iOS 12 is Apple’s latest stware design release, and it is all set to launch later today. iPhone and iPad users will be introduced to tons new features and Apple promises that the stware will make older iPhone speeds increase by 70%. Apple also adds that iOS 12 was designed with speed and easier everyday use in mind. 

The list eligible iPhones includes iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 5s. Unfortunately for certain users, iPhone 5 or iPhone 5c will not be eligible. iPad generation eligibility includes the iPad 12.9‑inch iPad Pro, 10.5‑inch iPad Pro, 9.7‑inch iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 5th generation, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, and iPad mini 2. If you own any these devices, you should see an alert appear in the settings menu around 6 PM. 

Improvements include updates to settings within Messages, Siri, and photos, and Apple seems to be living up to their promise group FaceTime calls. An added feature called ScreenTime monitors how much time you are spending on your iPhone and a breakdown the usage. An update to Do Not Disturb allows an ease into your morning with a dim screen, as well as tapping to allow messages to come through. 

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Apple Set To Release 3 New iPhones At Launch Event: Here's How To Stream

Apple is gearing up to reveal its long anticipated line-up new products. The Silicon valley tech giant is slated to unveil three new iPhones, a follow-up to the Apple watch series, and a redesigned version the MacBook Air. The event will take place at the Apple park in Cupertino, California. Can’t catch a flight to Cali? We’ll let you know how you can stream the event from the comfort your personal (or work) device.

MacBook, iPad and iPhone

If you’ve got one these devices, you can catch the launch through the Apple Special Event website on your  Safari browser. Your iOS version must be 10 however, and your Mac’s OS should be upgraded to Sierra. 

Twitter

Apple recently tweeted that they will be live streaming the event on their Twitter — now we can window shop and live tweet, score. 

Apple TV

The Apple Event will be available through the ‘Events’ app on both the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV devices. If you haven’t got the app, it is readily available for download on the App Store. 

Windows Users

For my good old Windows users, the Apple Special Event website can be accessed the Microst Edge browser on a desktop or laptop. Bookmark this page here to stay updated. 

What are you looking forward to seeing?

DJ Khaled's Son Asahd Ignores His Dad While Living His Best Life

I think we all can agree that this is the first time we’ve ever been jealous a baby. Asahd Khaled, the fspring DJ Khaled and Nicole Tuck, certainly lives a good life. When he’s not busy attending major red carpet events with his parents, he’s being credited as an executive producer on some the biggest compilation albums to release. His father has so much love for him that Khaled’s next album is titled Father Asahd. Of course, as a child, Asahd does not carry much responsibility. Perhaps he has to clean up his toys every once in a while and eat his vegetables. Regardless, the child spent his Labor Day Weekend relaxing from all the stress in his life, getting a massage, watching his favorite show and ignoring his father.

We can’t say we blame him either as his dad can get pretty annoying at times. Khaled documented the moment as he walked up to his son who was getting an arm massage while watching a video on his iPad. The DJ, producer, and entrepreneur kept on trying to get his son’s attention but Asahd had had enough his nonsense at that point and was tuning him out like a boss. One can only have enough DJ Khaled in a day… even if you’re related to him.

There’s no question that Asahd is living a good life. Check out the video and see for yourself.

Apple's Market Value Is Approaching A Trillion Dollars: Report

Apple is one the most trusted companies in the world. From their iPhones and iPads, to their laptops and accessories, the electronic and technology giant is one the most successful American companies ever. Many Americans have at least one piece Apple tech in their household, and the same can be said for residents European and Asian countries. According to CNN, all those Apple products are adding up to some massive economic gains for the company.

At the moment, Apple is worth $935 billion. If the company can impress investors and continue to increase their value, they will surpass the trillion dollar mark. If it does, Apple will be the first US company to pass the trillion dollar milestone. The company’s stock is up 12% this year because high sales the iPhone 8 and X. Warren Buffett is one the top investors in Apple. Buffett’s company Berkshire Hathaway purchased almost 75 million shares Apple earlier this year. 

Amazon, Google, and Microst all have a chance to beat Apple to the trillion dollar finish line. They are worth $870 billion, $845 billion, and $815 billion, respectively. Microst was expected to reach a trillion dollars in the late 90’s, before the tech bubble burst in 2000. 

"Fortnite" iOS Mobile Launches Cross Platform Play

Fortnite is one the most popular games in the world right now. The battle royale styled game is easy for gamers and non-gamers alike to pick up and play because its easy gameplay and addictive game modes. Developer and publisher Epic Games fered the game for an invite-only mode to iPhone users early this year, and now, the game is fully open to iOS 11 users. The invite-only version the game was so popular, that it amassed $1.5 million in just three days. Fortnite’s Twitter account announced the good news on Monday (April 2).

The mobile game is available for download in the app store for Apple users that own iPhones 6S’ or later, iPad mini 4’s or later, and iPad Air 2’s or later, as long as they are running iOS 11. The download is free, which means that iPhone servers will most likely be struggling to keep up today as half the nation downloads the mobile game. Mobile players will be able to play cross-platform with their friends on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, or PC. Hopefully, we’ll get to see Drake and Travis Scott hop back on the game for a live stream on Twitch soon.