With the Powerbeats Pro up for pre-orders and the first batch of shipments expected to make its way to the hands of customers within the next few days, the first set of reviews of the wireless earbuds are out. The Powerbeats Pro is an interesting product from Apple since they are notably superior to the more popular AirPods in many ways and offer a number of features which consumers wished were available on the latter.
Last month, Apple rolled out Apple News+ where it aims to offer subscribers an all-you-can-eat subscription to popular magazines and newspapers. Apple is building Apple News+ on its Texture acquisition which offered a similar option to its subscribers.
Next week on Monday, Apple will be holding “It’s Show Time” event at the Steve Jobs Theather in Apple Park. This will be Apple’s first event with the focus squarely on services. This means, there are not going to be any new hardware product announcements from Apple at the event. Instead, Apple will be talking about its upcoming video streaming and Apple News Magazines subscription services.
The first set of iPad mini reviews are out and they praise the mini iPad for its improved performance and the form factor. For a tablet of its size, the iPad mini has no competition. While the markets for such small tablets might be small, Apple essentially dominates it with the iPad mini 5 as no other tablet comes close to it in terms of experience.
With 2018 coming to an end, now is perhaps the time to look back at all the products Apple released this year. This year was a particularly busy one for Apple as it held three events and announced over 10+ products including 3 iPhones.
With 2018 coming to an end, now is perhaps the best time to look back at some of the best phones released this year and appreciate the new features they brought to the table. With the smartphone market saturating in terms of innovation, we are now seeing phones come with very modest upgrades compared to their predecessor.
With the holiday season fast approaching, most people might be looking to buy a gift for their loved ones or for themselves. A MacBook, while expensive, sits right at the top of the list. So to make this holiday shopping season burn a smaller hole in your pocket, we have collated the best deals on MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and other Macs from Apple for December 2018.
Like with its iPhone lineup, Apple has ditched the headphone jack from its 2018 iPad Pro lineup as well. In all its wiseness, Apple sees the future of PC without a headphone jack. Worse, the company is not bundling any USB-C EarPods or USB-C to 3.5mm adapter with the 2018 iPad Pro. This might just be a good excuse for you to jump on the wireless headphones bandwagon though.
Ever since Apple added wireless charging to the iPhone 8 and iPhone X last year, the feature has become commonplace in almost all smartphones released since then. And with the iPhone XS and iPhone XR this year, Apple has further improved the efficiency of its Qi wireless charging implementation. If you have still not jumped on the wireless charging bandwagon and are looking for a Qi wireless charger for your iPhone, check out some of our recommendations.
Next week, Apple will be holding its ‘There’s More in the Making’ event on October 30th at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Howard Gilman Opera House where it is expected to unveil its 2018 iPad Pro lineup alongside a refreshed new MacBook.