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

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 … Read more →

Apple posts ‘Celebrating Steve’ Tribute video on YouTube

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 … Read more →

People Sell or Trade in More iPhones than Android Smartphones, Study Finds

The study involves data on the number of iPhone owners either selling or trading their devices compared to owners of Android units. The official iPhone 13 announcement is just hours away, and a new report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) on Monday revealed some interesting information on “what is happening to old smartphones”. The … Read more →

Apple warns High-Power Motorcycle Engine Vibrations can Damage iPhone Cameras

Apple on Friday released a new support document warning iPhone users that exposing the device to strong vibrations, such as those coming from a high-power motorcycle engine, can severely impact internal image stabilization and autofocus systems, resulting to a reduced image quality. Apple says that its optical image stabilization (OIS) and closed-loop AF systems in … Read more →

Apple announces First States getting Apple Wallet IDs and Driver’s Licenses

Check out which US states are among those where you can add your ID to your Apple device. A total of eight states shall be the first to allow residents to add their driver’s license or state identification card directly to their Apple Watch or iPhone. Via a press release on Wednesday, Apple announced the … Read more →

Apple Arcade Hits Milestone of Over 200 Games

With over 200 games to choose from (with new ones added almost every week) at only $4.99 a month, it really is a bargain! Apple Arcade, launched on September 19, 2019, is a video game subscription service offered by Apple, available through several platforms including the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Apple TV and Mac. A … Read more →

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

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 … Read more →

Pokémon GO Celebrates 5 Years with Special Anniversary Event

Pokémon GO has just turned five this week, and folks at Niantic have launched a special event to celebrate its fifth anniversary. It has already been five solid years since Pokémon GO was launched on the iPhone, which entailed people venturing out in the world with the main goal of catching Pokémon (pocket monsters) using … Read more →

Apple Launches New Webpages on Apple Wallet, Apple Pay, Apple Cash and Apple Card

Apple introduced on Wednesday a brand new webpage primarily dedicated to the Wallet app on the iPhone, highlighting the various features and benefits that can be enjoyed by its users. Apple Pay Apple Pay is a secure and easy way to pay in physical stores or online. With just a glance or touch, easily pay … Read more →

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

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 … Read more →

FDA Claims Risk of MagSafe Interference with Pacemakers is Low

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 … Read more →

Manage School Tasks Easily with the School Assistant App

Should there be a need for you to help manage your schedule, remind and track your assignments or check Google Classroom, then there’s an app that can assist you with that. Called ‘School Assistant’, it is a free app developed by Sun Apps to assist you for your schoolwork. Thanks to the newly released update … Read more →