Apple Maps to receive innovative iOS9 update

Published by on May 25th, 2015, No Comments

Apple MapsApple Maps has been the butt of many a navigation app joke and rightly so. The original mapping service failed quite spectacularly when it was first launched in 2012, navigating people into the sea or to other continents entirely. Apple has since been trying to fix the troubled app and build up its reputation as a reliable mapping service.

Now however it seems as though Apple Maps might just be back in the running. Come WWDC (Apple’s developer’s conference), the navigation app could finally receive an update that gives city-dwellers another reason to take the app for a spin: transit navigation. (more…)

Apple leaks updated iPhone 5c

Published by on May 21st, 2015, 1 Comment


Product leaks out of Apple don’t happen that often, though the latest indicates that the Cupertino company intends to return its cheapest handset to the market, following much speculation that the company intends to produce either an updated iPhone 5c or new iPhone 6c.

The image – which actually advertises a new iPhone Lightning charging dock – depicts what appears to be an updated iPhone 5c model – possibly an iPhone 6c – sporting a new Touch ID sensor.


Apple shelves 4K TV plans

Published by on May 19th, 2015, No Comments


For years, there’s been intense speculation that Apple has sought to move away from producing only a set-top box and instead sell its own television set. Now, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal, those plans are no more.

The report – which indicates Apple shelved any aspirations of producing its own television set last year – also lists a number of features the Cupertino company planned on including with the long anticipated product.


Here is Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs [Video]

Published by on May 19th, 2015, No Comments

Michael Fassbender Steve Jobs

If you are as legendary as the late Steve Jobs, chances are people will adore and admire you long after you have passed on. Ij the case of Steve Jobs, his legacy still lives on through the biggest company on Earth – Apple.

While each and every Apple product is, in essence, a reminder of the brilliance of Steve Jobs, books and films have long since been a way of remembering the greats. And now, another great actor is stepping into the shoes of the one great Steve Jobs.

As we all know, this is not the first time that someone has portrayed Jobs in screen. back in 2013, Ashton Kutcher played the iconic man in the movie ‘Jobs’. While Kutcher’s uncanny resemblance to Jobs was praised, the movie generally received bad reviews – although some people though it was a spot-on representation of the man we all wish we knew.

Taking on the role of Jobs this time around, is Michael Fassbender. Fassbender will play Jobs in the upcoming biopic ‘Steve Jobs.’ (more…)

iOS 9: the rumour roundup

Published by on May 18th, 2015, No Comments


2015 looks to be a busy year for Apple; fresh from introducing its premier wearable – the Apple Watch – and ahead of a possible iPhone 6s/7 launch in September, the company is also set to unveil its iterant update to iOS.

With just less than a month to go to WWDC, let’s review the major rumours circulating the internet and round up the most speculated features to be introduced to iOS 9.


New iPhone 6s rumours: 12MP camera, new rose gold model

Published by on May 12th, 2015, No Comments


As the iPhone rumour mill once again begins to turn, new details have emerged pegging a host of improvements over Apple’s incumbent smartphone, the iPhone 6.

Specifically, rumours pinpoint that the 6s will arrive in a new rose gold colour option, sport a 12 megapixel camera, and carry 2 gigabytes of RAM, among other details.


Is Apple developing its own search engine?

Published by on May 7th, 2015, No Comments


Apple’s next stab at Google might not just be limited to smartphones, operating systems, web browsers and mapping – if recent news reports are to be believed, Apple is in the midst of developing its own search engine.

A recent addition to Apple’s support site details a web crawler named Applebot; web crawlers are used to index web pages for search terms, and the confirmed existence of Applebot is the first time the Cupertino company has publicly confirmed an in-house web crawler.


Rumour: Apple preparing a dual-camera iPhone

Published by on Apr 30th, 2015, No Comments


While there is already intense speculation that Apple might not opt to produce an iPhone 6S and instead leap right to the iPhone 7, a new rumour has emerged courtesy of a patent Apple filed just last week: a dual rear camera.

As seen first on the HTC One M8, the Apple patent depicts two rear cameras; namely, an normal-to-wide lens alongside a telephoto lens.