Monthly Archives: "October 2014"

A few years ago I predicted that Samsung will overwhelm Apple in the smartphone business in the same way they destroy Sony in Television market. I was wrong. The alarming decline in Samsung’s profit in the smartphone industry proves that Apple’s strategy of sticking to the high-end section of the industry is the right decision. Moreover, calls for the company to sell cheap iPhones show a deep misunderstanding of Apple is all about. You just have to look at their Mac  business to see this is a company that knowsRead More
Steve Jobs
Walter Isaacson, the author of the best-selling Steve Jobs in 2011, discussed his new book  – The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution, which was largely inspired by the late Apple CEO. In an interview with Big Think, Walter Isaccson recall a conversion with Steve Jobs, in which he asked Jobs which product he was most proud of. To his surprise, Jobs responded that he was most proud of Apple and the team he built at the company: “He said, ‘you know, making aRead More
According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, presale figures for the new iPhone in South Korea is approaching 100,000 Units, while the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is estimated to top 30,000 units over the same time period. This is significant given that this is Samsung’s home turf and the addition of the larger displays to the iPhone models are likely to increase its market share in the country. “But with Apple piggybacking on Samsung’s large-screen strategy, there are concerns that Samsung will lose its only advantage, which hasRead More

Posted On October 26, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Apple Watch Meets The iPhone In This Great Concept

We all know what the iPhone is all about and it won’t be too long before consumers get their hands on the new Apple Watch. But fast further to 2020 and we might be wearing something that longs like this  – the iWear. The iWear is a concept by designer Sunfer Ho, which takes the feature of the iPhone and Apple Watch to create a stunning wearable device. According to Sunfer Ho: SourceRead More
If you are a lucky owner of an iPhone 6 or iPhone Plus running iOS 8.1 but can seem to find a retailer to try out Apple’s latest mobile payment service – Pay, MasterCard is here to  your rescue with their new MasterCard Nearby™ App. The MasterCard Nearby App enables  consumers in the US to easily find the more than 220,000 merchants in the United States – including Subway, Toys R’ Us, Walgreens, Whole Foods Market and all Apple Store retail locations – that accept contactless payments, according to the press release. According to the press release:Read More
As a launch partner of Apple new mobile payment service – Apple Pay, Master Card latest commercial suggests the company believe Apple Pay is likely to revolutionize mobile payment unlike services from competitors.The first ad features MBL Hall of Famer George Brett making an Apple Pay purchase. TechCrunch pointed that MasterCard’s new commercial was aired during the opening game of the 2014 World Series showcasing the company’s contactless payment service at food and beverage purchase location in Major League Baseball stadiums in the US. “MasterCard says that the Apple Pay system works wellRead More
While the Cupertino-based company has just announced record breaking profit and sales in the September, its arch rival Samsung is struggling to make as much profit in the smartphone market. Now Digitimes is reporting that Apple is about to pile more pressures on the Korean Electronic giant by sourcing most of their panels from the likes of LG Display, Sharp and JDI. According to the report, iPhone 6 panel supply will mainly come from LG Display and Sharp while that for iPhone 6 Plus will come from LG and JDI. PanelsRead More
Apple unveiled their new 5K Retina iMac boasting a resolution of 5180×2880 pixels, making it the world’s highest resolution display. In a first impression report on the device, Darrell Etherington had this to say: Etherington was not the only one left impressed with Apple’s latest creation. Tim Bajarin of Tech.Opinion describes the new 5K iMac as a game changer and the new technology used to make this jaw-dropping display could will makes it’s way to an Ultra HD TV:Read More

Posted On October 16, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Apple Unveils New iPads And 5K iMac But No Apple TV

Earlier this week, Google released their Apple TV competitor – Nexus TV featuring voice search via remote, App Store and Gamepad for users to play casual games. On the other hand, Apple has given us nothing to rejoice about in the TV space, despite declaring intense interest in the TV market. I’m currently in the market for a new Apple TV, however, I’m now debating whether it is better to wait a bit longer for something new or go for a third generation Apple TV. Nevertheless, Apple has given those inRead More
According to a new report from Digitimes, Apple might unveil a new Macbook Air model PC equip with a 12-inch Retina screen at the special event tomorrow. The report also suggests that this device will that large-volume shipments will begin in November, 2015, according to information received from Taiwan-based supply chain makers.< Additionally, Apple is expected to upgrade the technology used to embed the Apple logo on their products to give it a new “3D-like" appearance: [su_quote] Apple is also planning to upgrade the technologies used for printing its logoRead More
iPhone 6 Plus Is Proving To Be “Bigger Than Bigger” Indeed While the iPhone 6 Plus isn’t my mobile device of choice, it’s receiving rave reviews from some folks that have been using the device since launch. It’s proving to be highly productive and not as ‘bendy’ as some are making it out to be. Here is Darrell Etherington’s take on the iPhone 6 Plus for TechCrunch: And today we have James Kendrick of Znet confessing that no other device in recent memory has impacted his daily routine more thanRead More
9 to 5 Mac (via has published alleged photos of parts belonging to the next generation iPad Air. The photos show a full logic board of the iPad Air 2, the new Home button cutout with what looks like the Touch ID ring component, glass screen cover and audio control components. As pointed out by 9to5 mac, the image of the logic board is not distinguishable from that of previous generations at first glance, but on closer inspection an A8X system-on-a-chip logo is visible. Apple is widely expected unveil theRead More