Apple

iOS and iPadOS 13 beta 4 signals death of 3D Touch, rise of Context Menu

Posted in Business, Hardware, Software on 20th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

The concept was simple: slight, medium, and heavy pressure on an iPhone’s screen could be recognized differently, such that a light press would open an app while a firm press in the same spot would instead conjure up a contextual menu.

Apple’s first app development accelerator opens in Shanghai, China

Posted in Business, Software on 11th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

Apple expects to assist accelerator participants in designing, distributing, and marketing their apps for global rather than just local appeal, as well as spotlighting its newest and most important technologies within the country.

Apple may finally be working on a much cheaper iPhone for China

Posted in Business, Hardware on 3rd Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

If any iPhone rumor seems to persist year after year, it’s this one: Apple is working on a China-specific iPhone with sub-flagship features at a lower price point.

Apple design chief Jony Ive is leaving to form his own company

Posted in Business on 29th Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

Ive joined Apple in 1992 and led Apple’s design teams since 1996. He became chief design officer in 2015.

Apple’s self-built 5G modem will cut device power and size, not prices

Posted in Business, Hardware, Online on 20th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

By 2025, Qualcomm and others will already be in the stages of prototyping 6G technology, which Apple’s investments in 5G will hopefully enable it to participate in as an inventor and developer, not just a customer.