Tag Archives: Apple

Apple to pump $2.7 billion in LG Display to secure OLED panels for future iPhones

According to a new report out of South Korea today, Apple is investing KRW 3 trillion (about $2.7 billion) in LG Display. The point of this is to ensure a stable supply of OLED panels for future iPhones, the ones coming in 2018 and beyond. We’ve already heard that Apple plans on going OLED-only for its handsets starting next year, and this ... Read More »

Apple has started blogging to draw attention to its AI work

After years of near-silence, Apple is slowly starting to make a bit of noise about its work on artificial intelligence. Last December the iPhone maker shared its first public research paperon the topic; this June it announced new tools to speed up machine learning on the iPhone; and today it started blogging. Sort of. The company’s new website, titled “Apple Machine Learning ... Read More »

Apple is hiring a barista, but here’s why it’s not going to be an easy job

“Only” a Barista, you must be wondering? Well, think again, this Apple Inc job is definitely not a cake walk! Apple is hiring a Barista Apple Inc is looking to hire a barista for the Visitor Centre of its Bay Area office in Santa Clara Valley, California. The job will entail preparing a high quality or “stellar” espresso that can ... Read More »

Apple to Make iPhone Screen Repairs Easier in 25 Countries by Year-End

Hey Siri, where can I get my cracked iPhone screen fixed? Apple Inc customers will soon have more choices as the company looks to reduce long wait times for iPhone repairs at its retail stores. By the end of 2017, Apple will to put its proprietary machines for mending cracked iPhone glass in about 400 authorised third-party repair centers in ... Read More »

Apple Should Consider New Phased Manufacturing Programme, Says Government

The government wants iPhone maker Apple to consider a new manufacturing scheme offering duty benefits to set up its plants in the country. “Apple had asked for a set of concessions. For a period of 15 years all the components that Apple imports, they want them to be free of duty. We have a phased manufacturing programme (PMP) because we ... Read More »

Apple touts greater use of recycled metal in gadgets

New York: Apple wants to “one day” end the need to mine materials from the earth to make its gadgets, the technology giant said in its annual environmental responsibility report out Thursday. “Traditional supply chains are linear,” it said. “Materials are mined, manufactured as products, and often end up in landfills after use. Then the process starts over and more ... Read More »

Apple to start manufacturing iPhone SE in India

Last month Apple reportedly selected Wistron as the primary manufacturer for all its iPhones in India. The Taiwanese partner of the Cupertino-based company set up a plant in Bengaluru in order to start the local production. According to industry sources speaking to Reuters, iPhone SE assembly will begin in the coming months. Apple’s midranger is almost an year old but ... Read More »

Apple bets on cuteness with the new Portrait mode ads

Apple launched two new 15-second video ads on YouTube and we expect to see them soon on TV. They focus on the Portrait mode in the iPhone 7 Plus. The main protagonists in the two videos are a dog and a little boy. The spots compare normal photo with Portrait photo and go for some cheeky wordplay as a punchline ... Read More »

Apple joins Wireless Power Consortium, charging up iPhone 8 rumor

Apple has joined the consortium behind the Qi wireless charging system, supercharging rumors that owners of future an iPhone could live tangle-free. Last week, a financial analyst claimed Apple will release three new iPhones with wireless charging capabilities this year, reviving an on-again, off-again rumor about the next-generation iPhone’s capabilities. The appearance of Apple’s name on the membership list of ... Read More »

Apple joins Wireless Power Consortium

The success of wireless charging adoption from Apple’s competitors is something that Apple can no longer ignore. IHS Technology consumer survey data shows over 90% of consumers want wireless charging on their next device. We’ve been hearing about this for a while now and it almost seems like a sure deal. We can now say that with even more certainty, ... Read More »