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Apple rakes in 75% of Global Smartphone Profits in Q2 2021

October 16, 2021
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All over the world, Apple has become the biggest profit and revenue generator in the smartphone industry. In Q2 2021, even though they only contributed a reasonably moderate 13% on global smartphone shipments, the tech giant still managed to capture 75% of the overall smartphone profits and raked in 40% of the revenue. According to […]

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Apple posts ‘Celebrating Steve’ Tribute video on YouTube

October 7, 2021
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Apple commemorated the tenth death anniversary of Steve Jobs on Tuesday, October 5, by transforming its website homepage with a letter signed by Steve Jobs’ family and a short video entitled ‘Celebrating Steve’. The statement from the Jobs family says: For a decade now, mourning and healing have gone together. Our gratitude has become as […]

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Apple Watch Series 7 pre-orders start October 8

October 5, 2021
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Apple has confirmed this week that the Apple Watch Series 7 shall become available in stores on October 15, with pre-orders starting this Friday, October 8. Be warned though, that if you are planning to purchase the latest Apple Watch unit, know that availability might be very low due to limited supplies. According to YouTuber […]

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Doctor uses iPhone 13 Pro Macro Camera to Check Patients’ Eyes

September 30, 2021
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A doctor from San Diego has made headlines this week among the Apple community as he recently discovered that the camera of the tech giant’s new iPhone 13 Pro model had a new macro mode, and it was proving to be extremely useful in helping him monitor and treat his patients’ eye conditions. Dr. Tommy […]

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Apple Suddenly Increases Price of Beats Flex Earphones

September 28, 2021
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If you are planning to buy a pair of Beats Flex wireless earphones very soon, you need to know that the price has just gone up. Apple has suddenly increased the price of the earbuds – now it costs $69.99 – a $20 jump from its previous price of $49.99. As reported by 9to5Mac, Apple […]

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Study Reveals Apple is the Most Intimate Brand during COVID

September 9, 2021
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Consumers of Apple products have conveyed a continually increasing strong emotional attachment to the brand during the COVID-19 pandemic as they have become even more reliant on the company’s products and services, based on a new study. Market research firm MBLM revealed this week that Apple has ranked as the #1 most intimate brand during […]

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Apple Watch Series 7 Available in Limited Quantities on September Launch

September 7, 2021
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Even if the Apple Watch Series 7 has been apparently facing production issues, the tech giant still plans to announce the latest edition of the smartwatch alongside the iPhone 13 on their upcoming September event. The problem is that the device will only be available in limited quantities upon launch, according to a Power On […]

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Apple selects 15 Black- and Brown-owned Businesses for new Impact Accelerator

August 17, 2021
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Apple has announced today that they have selected 15 companies owned by Black and Brown founders that will become part of its very first Impact Accelerator project. The announcement comes as part of the tech giant’s Racial Equity and Justice Initiative program that aims to “help to combat systemic barriers to opportunity, while also advancing […]

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Apple and American Red Cross Offer 4-Month Apple Music Trial for Blood Donors August 1-31

August 12, 2021
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Apple has teamed up with the American Red Cross to offer a 4-month Apple Music trial to people who will donate blood, platelets or plasma during the month of August, as a way to alleviate a severe blood shortage. The non-profit charity is currently experiencing a severe shortage of blood and in order to attract […]

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Apple launches new Buy Now, Pay Later program in Canada

August 5, 2021
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This will be Apple’s very first installment program in Canada. Apple and PayBright join forces to offer consumers a new convenient way to buy Apple goods yet pay for them later. According to a Bloomberg report by Mark Gurman, Apple’s new partnership with Affirm Holdings’ PayBright would pave the way for an easier payment scheme […]

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Steve Jobs’ Application up for Auction as both Physical Item and NFT

July 22, 2021
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A job application paper handwritten and signed by Steve Jobs himself way back in 1973 is being put up for auction…once again. The last time it was sold on March this year, it went for more than $200,000. The autographed memorabilia is put up for auction once more, but this time with a twist – […]

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Apple becomes First Public US Company to Hit $2.5 Trillion Market Cap

July 15, 2021

After rallying for two consecutive days, Apple has managed to hit a new record high stock price and a market capitalization of $2.5 trillion in pre-opening trading on Thursday. The American multinational tech company’s shares were up over 2% in trading on Wednesday, which saw a market valuation exceeding the $2.5 trillion threshold for the […]

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Apple highlights Selfies in Night Mode in New ‘In the Dark’ iPhone 12 Pro Ad

July 10, 2021
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Apple today released a new advertisement on its YouTube channel entitled “In the Dark”, highlighting the Night Mode feature that is available on units such as the iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max. The humorous video focuses mainly on night mode selfies, showing a man taking pictures of himself in various […]

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Apple Podcasts Subscriptions now Available Worldwide

June 17, 2021
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Apple announced that Apple Podcast Subscriptions and channels are now available worldwide, featuring a huge collection of new shows, channels and groups of podcasts. Apple Podcast Subscriptions offer podcasters and content creators an opportunity to receive support from their work via monthly subscriptions from their avid listeners and fans. The new service was first announced […]

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Google following in Apple’s Footsteps, adds ‘safety section’ in Google Play

June 17, 2021
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Apple has introduced the App Tracking Transparency feature for months and has finally rolled out the feature with the iOS 14.5 update. Previously, unlike Facebook, Google had not commented on the feature or shown any signs of support with Apple. The search engine giant was neutral on the situation until recently. Google recently announced that […]

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iOS 15 lets Users Record their Apple Arcade Gameplay

June 10, 2021
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The new Apple iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey software updates introduced this week  allows users to record the last 15 seconds of their gameplay at any time just by long-pressing a designated button on a supported third-party game controller connected to their device. When a designated button is long pressed on the controllers, […]

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iPhone 6s users get a surprising update in WWDC 2021

June 9, 2021
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This September will mark the sixth anniversary of the iPhone 6S. If you’ve held on to one this long, Apple has some good news for you: your phone will be eligible for the iOS 15 upgrade when it becomes available to the general public this fall. The iPhone 6S, 6S Plus, and first-generation iPhone SE, […]

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Apple developing iPad Pro with Wireless Charging, New iPad Mini

June 8, 2021
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Apple is currently developing a brand new version of the iPad Pro that can support wireless charging, according to a Bloomberg report by Mark Gurman and Debby Wu. To make this possible, Apple shall be switching to a glass back for the new models, instead of the aluminum material used on the rear of every […]

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Check out Apple’s Tips on Maximizing iPhone Battery Life and Lifespan

June 1, 2021
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Check out these awesome tips from Apple on how to maximize the battery life and lifespan of your iPhone. When you own an Apple product such as an iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac or others, rest assure that it comes with a good-performing battery. In the past, however, Apple has been accused of intentionally slowing […]

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Woman named Siri asks Apple CEO for Free MacBook after ‘Years of Jokes’

May 23, 2021
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A woman named Siri has sent an email to Apple CEO Tim Cook, asking for a laptop as a gift for her 30th birthday. She believes she deserved the laptop after enduring ‘years of jokes’ about her name. Siri Hafso always thought her lovely name was very unique. However, it all changed when in 2011 […]

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Apple Earned Over $100M Revenue from Fortnite

May 20, 2021
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As the Apple vs. Epic Games trial continues, new revelations came to light. This week, head of App Store business development for gaming Michael Schmid revealed Wednesday, as he took the stand during the third week of an antitrust trial in federal court in California, that Apple earned over $100 million in revenue from the […]

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FDA Claims Risk of MagSafe Interference with Pacemakers is Low

May 15, 2021
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Three Michigan doctors discovered earlier this year that the iPhone 12 models could “potentially inhibit lifesaving therapy in a patient” because the MagSafe system may cause magnetic interference with implantable medical devices such as pacemakers. Continuing its testing, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced this week that even if specific newer smartphones, smart watches […]

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Apple to Release Foldable iPhone in 2023

May 4, 2021
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Apple is predicted to release a new 8-inch foldable iPhone in 2023 and is expected to ship out 15 up to 20 million units of the device, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a research note to investors released Monday, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said, “Based on our latest industry survey, we forecast that Apple […]

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Recent findings reveal that Google receives 20 times more data than Apple

May 4, 2021
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Apple has been observed to be taking steps to ensure their user’s data is secured and cannot be used by third parties without their consent through their App Tracing Transparency feature. It seems like a brilliant idea on paper but we have yet to see how it is implemented. On the flip side, while Google […]

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