Apple yesterday launched the red iPhone 7 under its (PRODUCT)RED campaign. The handset is scheduled to go on sale in over 40 countries in a couple of days from now. Going by the press photos and the unboxing video posted by YouTuber MKBHD, the red iPhone 7 looks terrific.
Earlier today, Apple confirmed that the iOS 10.2.1 update greatly helped in reducing random shutdown issues that many iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s users were facing on their devices. As per the data received by the company, the “improvements” made in iOS 10.2.1 led to random shutdown issues reducing by more than 80 percent on the iPhone 6s and by over 70 percent on the iPhone 6.
There is no denying the fact that the smartphone industry is no longer as exciting as it was a few years ago. While smartphones keep improving every year, the magnitude of improvement has slowed down. The improvements are more evolutionary in nature than revolutionary like before.
It has been almost a week since Super Mario Run went live on the App Store. Even though the game costs a steep $9.99, it has been downloaded over 40 million times since its release and this was despite the game crashing for many users on launch day.
The iOS 10.2 update released by Apple earlier in the week is the last major update for its mobile operating system from the company for quite a while. Besides bringing a plethora of minor new features and enhancements, speed tests show that iOS 10.2 also brings some minor improvements to performance on older iPhones.
According to recent rumors, Apple will make its smartphone displays even larger for next year’s iPhone 8 series, but reduce the size of the displays around the screen so that the handset’s footprint isn’t that much bigger. But do you want a larger iPhone display?
Now that Apple is moving away from traditional USB ports and focusing on the smaller, reversible USB-C connector with its latest Macs, it’s more difficult to connect other devices — such as your iPhone. But do you even connect your iPhone to your Mac anymore?
Earlier this week, Apple finally gave its MacBook Pro lineup a much-needed refresh. The design of the new MacBook Pro is similar to the 12-inch MacBook, and they are also slimmer, lighter, and smaller, which is always welcomed. In addition, and perhaps most importantly for many, the new MacBook Pro models come with significantly faster internals that many power users have been asking Apple for a long time.