Apple Reduces the Flash Storage Portion of the 1TB Fusion Drive to a Meager 24GB, Down from 128GB

Apple Reduces the Flash Storage Portion of the 1TB Fusion Drive to a Meager 24GB, Down from 128GB

Announced around 3 years ago, Fusion Drive is Apple’s fancy name for hybrid drive. This implies the combination of a hard disk drive (of 1 TB or more) with a NAND flash storage (solid-state drive of 128 GB) as a single Core Storage managed logical volume with the space of both drives combined. And while this is indeed a nice technology to have, […]

     
 
 

Apple Stores to Officially Enter Indian Shores

Apple Stores to Officially Enter Indian Shores

One of the operations that have improved under the leadership of Tim Cook is the retail presence of Apple. As the company is continuously interested in expanding its retail presence around the globe, we now hear news that Apple is going to open soon its first official stores on Indian soil. It seems that Apple is going to partner with consumer electronics retail […]

     
 
 

Taking a Peek at 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s

Taking a Peek at 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s

Guest post by Rohan Naravane. Apple can take some credit for the way we interact with touchscreens today. Even if the iPhone wasn’t the first device to use multitouch or a capacitive display, there was no other phone before that worked like it. It did crack the right hardware-software formula for touchscreens on smartphones and touchscreens in general, that every […]

 
     
 
 

Busting the ‘iPhone Made Smartphones Expensive’ Myth!

Busting the ‘iPhone Made Smartphones Expensive’ Myth!

“Get ready to sell your kidneys” the call goes out as Apple releases a new iPhone. While that might sound a trifle extreme to some, the fact is that for a signficant segment of the tech using population, the iPhone is synonymous with expensive extravagance. In fact, there are many who hold Apple responsible for the emergence of the premium […]

 
     
 
 

Guesstimate: The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus Costs $211.50 and $236 to Build

Guesstimate: The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus Costs $211.50 and $236 to Build

Apple has did it again with its newest iPhones, as the company has managed to break its own record and sold as much as 13 million units in the launch weekend alone. Apple is a well-known champion in profit margins, so it’s always curious to see how much does the company spend on building its products. A fresh report coming […]

     
 
 

After Apple, Samsung Now Tipped to Launch Phone Leasing Program in the US

After Apple, Samsung Now Tipped to Launch Phone Leasing Program in the US

Apple and Samsung have been piggybacking on the premium smartphone segment globally and they have been trying out quiet a few things to spike up the sales and help users upgrade to their latest flagship, unveiled every year. Apple had recently announced its leasing plan called the iPhone Upgrade Program which would allow customers to buy the phone directly from Apple […]

     
 
 

Apple is Cleaning up the App Store in Wake of a Major Malware Attack

Apple is Cleaning up the App Store in Wake of a Major Malware Attack

Apple has been always perceived to have set a greater degree of security measures and policies when it comes to app publishers on App Store. In fact, security is one of the reasons some buyers skip Android and go for an Apple product. This belief has taken a beating as Apple has disclosed, after several Cyber security firms aptly pointed […]

     
 
 

With 3D Touch, Apple Faces its Biggest Interface Challenge Yet

With 3D Touch, Apple Faces its Biggest Interface Challenge Yet    

A member of the Lenovo ThinkPad once told me that with every great innovation comes a new headache: that of convincing the consumer that it actually was worth trying out. In this case, the gentlemam was referring to the iconic red trackball on the ThinkPad, which many customers he claimed found odd to use and weirdly placed on their keyboards.”They […]

     
 
 

Apple iPad Pro is Official, Offered with “Pencil” Stylus, Smart Keyboard and a 12.9-inch Retina Display

Apple iPad Pro is Official, Offered with “Pencil” Stylus, Smart Keyboard and a 12.9-inch Retina Display

As expected, Apple has pulled the wraps from the iPad Pro in the traditional majestic way. Tim Cook opened the show introducing the iPad Pro as the “most powerful iPad ever” fitted with the “biggest screen for iOS”. Apple claimed that it tried to create a bridge between the traditional smartphones and the notebook, part of which is the mammoth […]