Yesterday Apple launched a new, low-cost iPad during another of its now iconic product launch presentations. What followed was a craven attempt by the most powerful company in the world to co-opt the good will of the American public education system while willfully ignoring the multiple crises our schools and teachers face everyday. Not a good look.
Taste makers have Apple’s new HomePod for a few days now ahead of Friday’s big release into the wild. And once again it looks like Apple might have a big, fat, overpriced dud on their hands.
Somewhere along the line, Apple forgot why people first fell in love with their stuff in the first place: because it works. It used to anyway. But that was then and now Apple is going to have to convince customers it can trust its latest products, starting with iOS 12 update. Apple has decided to drop the bells and whistles in favor of making the thing work.
Apple just confirmed what many thought might just be their imagination. Apple admits it’s intentionally slowing down older iPhones. The reason, the company says, is that aging lithium batteries that can’t keep up with device processing speeds. That means faced with whether to come clean and replace aging batteries, Apple was content just to let its customers think their devices were slowing without explanation.
At first Yan thought it was a faulty camera. So she returned her iPhoneX and swapped it for a new one. But then it happened again. The iPhoneX camera couldn’t tell two Chinese women apart.
Hold on, be quiet for just one sec so I can get Shazam to tell me the name of this song. It’s been driving me crazy. I keep hearing it everywhere. Now, thanks to a new deal between the app and Apple, after you put a name to the tune, you can go right to iTunes and buy it and listen whenever you want.
By Special Contributor Ben Heinlen of Validas
Here’s all the nitty gritty you need to know if you’re considering shelling out for an iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus.
The iPhone 8 has many of the same features that iPhone owners have come to know and love with a handful of upgrades. The most notable visual change is the glass and aluminum design giving it a classier look and feel while functionally making the device water and dust resistant. Continue reading