Renderings: How Apple's AR & VR Glasses/Headset Could Look
A well-known graphics design artist, who has made several past renderings of upcoming Apple products, has now come forth with renderings of the upcoming "Apple View" headset based on rumored design. According to tech-site, "The Information", these renderings should be relatively accurate.
Wednesday, Feb 17, 2021, 09:36 Hardware
Renderings: How Apple's AR & VR Glasses/Headset Could Look
A well-known graphics design artist, who has made several past renderings of upcoming Apple products, has now come forth with renderings of the upcoming "Apple View" headset based on rumored design. According to tech-site, "The Information", these renderings should be relatively accurate.
Feb 18, 2021, 12:41 Hardware
Renderings: How Apple's AR & VR Glasses/Headset Could Look
A well-known graphics design artist, who has made several past renderings of upcoming Apple products, has now come forth with renderings of the upcoming "Apple View" headset based on rumored design. According to tech-site, "The Information", these renderings should be relatively accurate.
Feb 18, 2021, 12:41 Hardware
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Parallel 16 Technical Preview: Windows on M1 Macs
The M1 Macs' software diversity has yet again been expanded upon with the Parallels 16 technical preview. The software's functionality has already been proven on ARM Macs. Now it's Microsoft's turn to change their licensing model.
 
Friday, Jan 08, 2021, 14:47 Mac: Software
Tim Cook's Salary – and What the Rest of the Management Team Earns
The yearly report to the SEC documents the salaries of Apple's management. In 2020, it looked like the Senior Vice Presidents made more money than their own CEO.
 
Thursday, Jan 07, 2021, 21:52 Economy
Microsoft also Intending to Make the Switch to In-House Processors
According to Bloomberg, Microsoft has plans to develop their own ARM based processors in the future. Although these processors will primarily be for servers, Microsoft also has its eye on the consumer market.
 
Thursday, Jan 07, 2021, 14:19 Hardware
Benchmark: A14 Leaves Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 888 in the Dust
Qualcomm has released the first benchmarks for their new chip, the Snapdragon 888, with results clearly outperforming their previous chips. In comparison to Apple's new A14, with its outstanding benchmarks, there's still much to be desired.
 
Wednesday, Jan 06, 2021, 15:00 Hardware
Worldwide: Apple Stores Closing or in Emergency Operation
Most Apple stores are still officially open but are working under emergency operation or have been closed. For example, last month Apple announced the closure of all 53 Apple stores in California and just this week Apple was forced to close all of its stores in the UK.
 
Tuesday, Jan 05, 2021, 20:24 Events
Kuo: Apple's Plans for 2021 – New Products and Upgrades
Ming-Chi Kuo recently clued investors into some of Apple's plans for the beginning of 2021. In addition to the gradual switch to Apple's in-house processors, an entirely new device is to be expected.
 
Tuesday, Jan 05, 2021, 15:23 Hardware
Will Facebook and WhatsApp be Broken up? New FTC Lawsuit
The Federal Trade Commission, along with 46 States in the US, are concerned about a Facebook monopoly and are suing Facebook over concerns of an internet monopoly. The lawsuit, which could potentially alter the landscape of social media as we know it, is mostly concerned with Facebook’s acquisition of both WhatsApp and Instagram.
 
Saturday, Jan 02, 2021, 15:07 Events
Video: Performance Battle between MacBook Pro M1 and Razer Book 13
Both the MacBook Pro 13" (M1) and Razer Book 13 with current Intel chips are quite expensive. A comparison test shows the performance difference with a few well-known video apps and shows which one gives better “bang for the buck.”
 
Thursday, Dec 31, 2020, 14:57 Hardware
Apple Begins Work on First In-House Cellular Modem
Apple has been working for quite a while now on developing and utilizing as many in-house components as possible for iPhone, iPad, and Mac. The most prominent example is the new processor for Mac desktops and notebooks known as “Apple Silicon.” Now the effort to produce as many in-house components as possible is also being directed towards the iPhone.
 
Wednesday, Dec 30, 2020, 17:17 Hardware
iPhone 12 mini met with poor Sales Figures in the US
The iPhone 12 mini added a powerful, performance smartphone with comparatively small dimensions to Apple’s portfolio. The demand for the iPhone 12 is very limited and the device hasn’t proven to be very popular in the USA.
 
Saturday, Dec 26, 2020, 11:05 Economy
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise leaves Silicon Valley
For awhile there’s been talk of Silicon Valley’s “golden” days being a thing of the past. Now yet another heavy weight of the industry has announced their relocation.
 
Thursday, Dec 24, 2020, 11:05 Economy
Reuters: An Apple Electric Car with “next level” battery tech is on the way—ready for sale in 2024?
Reuters has now added to the talk of an “Apple car,” pointing to rumors from Apple’s development section as proof. Should the rumors hold true, then we can prepare ourselves for the “next level” of battery technology as Apple readies their new product to impress us just as much as they once did with the first iPhone.
 
Wednesday, Dec 23, 2020, 15:51 Events
AirPods Max: Battery Usage inside and outside of the Case
The AirPods Max can’t be manually turned off but are supposed to use an extremely low amount of battery when stored in their accompanying case. Now that the product has been released, there are several tests which support the headphones’ reputed energy efficiency.
 
Wednesday, Dec 23, 2020, 08:27 Hardware
How water resistant is the iPhone 12?
Apple has promised that the new iPhone generation will be even more water resistant than former models, handling up to 6 meters of water with no problem. A test checks the claim, going all the way to the extreme at 22 meters.
 
Monday, Dec 21, 2020, 14:07 iOS: Hardware
One year of the new Mac Pro — and 2021 could get even more exciting
The road to the “new new” Mac Pro was a long one indeed, Apple had already announced the the start of work on a new “high-end system” more than 2 years before the start of the “new” Mac Pro’s sales. Exactly 1 year ago a new Mac, highly awaited by professional users, was released. The new “modular” Mac Pro was available for the first time, ending a long drought — and in the coming year, 2021, a revolution could be forming.
 
Monday, Dec 21, 2020, 09:55 Mac: Hardware
This Spring: a new, lighter iPad with a better display and more storage?
According to a recent report, the most affordable iPad should be receiving a product upgrade with multiple improvements this Spring. This would be surprisingly quick, given that the current production line has barely been on the market.
 
Thursday, Dec 17, 2020, 15:59 iOS: Hardware
Breaking in the new MacBook Air M1 — how well does it handle a continuous load?
Although the MacBook Air has a version with 8 CPU and GPU cores, the same as the MacBook Pro 13", it doesn’t have a fan. We ran a test to determine how the computer performs and to find out how much the chip is throttled under continuous performance demand. A line graph documents the performance during our 47 minute benchmark.
 
Wednesday, Dec 16, 2020, 16:11 Hardware
WSJ: How Tim Cook's appointment has influenced Apple
Tim Cook was already a prominent figure at Apple before his appointment to CEO 2011, he's become even more so of one since. The Wall Street Journal takes a closer look at this man, whose entire life seems to revolve around Apple, and who leads a lonely lifestyle as a result.
 
Wednesday, Dec 16, 2020, 15:02 Events
Bloomberg: Upcoming Pro Macs to have up to 32 performance cores and 128 GPU cores
Bloomberg presents a sketch of new Macs and Apple’s plans for the coming year. Should reports be accurate, then one can only be amazed.
 
Wednesday, Dec 09, 2020, 14:38 Mac: Hardware
Apple permits independent Repair Shops to perform Mac Repairs
Apple has recently expanded the “Independent Repair Provider Program” to Macs. This means that independent repair shops will now have access to special tools, trainings, and replacement parts provided by Apple—as long as the repair shop possesses the required certificate.
 
Monday, Nov 02, 2020, 15:05 Hardware