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Experts may be right to blame a large price tag and the lack of features for the recent dismal HomePod sales. But Apple Inc. could be gearing up to quench the latter blame. Apple would be including some notable features to its HomePod smart speaker powered by Siri, according to iGeneration. The new additions would include its ability to make and receive phone calls. The French site made claims that it spotted a couple of new functions while reviewing the device’s new iOS 12-based software, disclosing that the functions will be enable...
During an earnings call with analysts in May 2018, Apple Inc.’s CEO Tim Cook disclosed its record 2018 March quarter results. The company posted revenue of $61 billion, increased 16% on-year and net income of $13.8 billion, for the second quarter. Additionally, he announced to put high stakes on Indian markets, the world’s fastest growing Smartphone market. Cook said, “India, we set a new first-half record. So we continue to put great energy there. Our objective over time is to go in there with all of our different initiatives from r...
Apple Inc. silently integrated the much-anticipated upgrades into the MacBook Pro line-up. Keeping the basic hardware design intact, Apple touted several internal developments in the 13-inch and 15-inch 2018 MacBook Pro models, in a statement released yesterday. Both 2018 MacBook Pro models are integrated with all-new and faster Intel processors to match the advanced expectations of professionals and developers from an Apple device. In addition, new MacBook Pro is integrated with the third-generation keyboard for quieter typing.  “T...
Apple Inc on Thursday announced its investing $300 million in China to fund the provision of renewable energy resources to suppliers, Apple said in a statement. The project, which represents Apple's commitment to increase the volume of renewable energy in its supply chain and to address climatic change, would power up to 1 million homes in China. The U.S. tech giant said the project will involve 10 initial suppliers alongside Apple, jointly investing almost $300 million for a period of four years into the China Clean Energy Fund. The...
A huge strategy in the technology market is to keep up the pace on everything new, provided it's a feature deemed necessary by the consumers. Tech giants are always on a top gear for any arising competition. And Apple may be planning to introduce its very first triple-camera smartphone this year, according to a rumor going round today. TNW reports that the upcoming 6.5-inch iPhone is being speculated to take the credit, following Huawei's P20 Pro released last month. The rumor is coming after just a few days Samsung disclosed that ...
Apple is cracking down on applications that send location data to third-parties. Over the last few days, Apple has removed several applications in question as well as informed developers that their app violates sections 5.1.1 and 5.1.2 of the App Store Review Guidelines. (ii) Data collected from apps may not be used or shared with third parties for purposes unrelated to improving the user experience or software/hardware performance connected to the app’s functionality, or to serve advertising in compliance with the Apple Developer Pr...
Apple looks set to throw its competition beyond voice computing wars as the company aims to have a great lead in the virtual reality field. Apple is planning to release a headset more powerful than anything we have ever seen in virtual reality by 2022. Some tech experts are struggling to believe this, however. CNET reports that Apple is not limiting itself to virtual reality alone. The company is aiming to produce a headset that can handle both VR and AR, referred to as combination mixed reality by Microsoft. Much details of the proj...
Apple has unveiled its second robot that can disassemble iPhones, 'Daisy' ahead of Earth Day. The device which is designed to help reduce pollution is coming two years after Apple introduced 'Liam' robot for the same purpose. According to a statement released by Apple on April 17, Daisy can disassemble up to 200 iPhones within an hour, with the ability to remove and sort the components. This allows Apple to recover materials (at high quality) which cannot be recovered using traditional recyclers. "Created through years of R&D, D...
Apple Inc. will supposedly launch the red iPhone 8 and 8 Plus in association with PRODUCT(RED), on Monday, April 9th. MacRumors has reportedly come across a Virgin Mobile memo distributed to the employees that mention about Apple introducing (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus as early as today. The memo further states that Virgin Mobile will include (PRODUCT)RED edition of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus to its inventory system subsequent to Apple’s announcement. However, currently, only the pre-orders of the new colored iPhone will...
Apple has proposed a set of new emojis to better represent individuals with disabilities, emojioedia reports. The proposal, which was submitted to emoji-creators Unicode Consortium by the company for a new line of "accessibility emojis," will include prosthetic limbs, hearing aid, a guide dog as well as people using canes and various kind of wheelchair, if approved. In the proposal, Apple writes: “Apple is requesting the addition of emoji to better represent individuals with disabilities. Currently, emoji provide a wide range of op...