OLED Technology coming to Apple screens in 2018
Apple is in the process of wrapping up a deal with Samsung and LG worth 12.8 billion dollars to provide the 2018 lineup of Apple phones with powerful new OLED technology for their screens. The deal is likely to bolster Apple's position in the market as a tech leader and Apple will probably make you feel it in their keynote conferences when the time comes to roll out the 2nd generation iPhone 7 or iPhone 8. OLED technology already exists in TV screens and wireless devices but it's so expensive that it drives up the cost of cell phone repair in Schaumburg.
What's the difference between OLED and LED
(OLED stands for Organic light emitting diode) This brief video will highlight the visual quality differences between LED and OLED screen technologies.
In addition to that, ...
6 Ways to protest your credit cards online
At this time of year good old consumerism is hard at work as we buy presents for all of our loved ones and put them under the Christmas tree. The folks over at Avast wrote 6 points about keeping yourself safe from credit card theft or identity fraud. We've added some helpful tips on top of what they wrote which will help you and your loved one stay safe this year.
Keep a record of your cards
If you have some time, make photocopies of your credit card info and keep stored away in your computer (but not online). This will enable you to react in a situation where you lose your credit card info in a highly trafficked public place.
Monitor your credit card accounts
These days its considered a bad practice to log onto your ...
Apple Watch is the second most popular wearable
Taken from an article at Macrumors.com, Apple is poised to deliver on 3.9 million orders of their new digital wearable: the Apple Watch. This is a slight increase from the last quarter, but Apple is still behind Fitbit in terms of popularity for fitness wearables and there are a lot of reasons for this. The first issue working against the Apple watch is that the battery life is slow, and the economy of apps built for the Apple Watch continues to receive poor marks in usability compared to the ease of use that Apple products like the iPhone are known for. In addition to that, the Fitbit is a wonderful piece of hardware backed by great software and the functionality is bar-none. Fibit is currently the leader in popularity for fitness wearables ...
No headphone jack for you, iPhone 7
We've been hearing about this rumor all weekend when it first popped up on Gizmodo and looking into an article on Mashable we found out that this rumor comes from Japan. You're probably thinking the same thing we are: Why would they remove the headphone jack?
Why would Apple want to do this?
The idea we keep hearing is to save 1 whole millimeter of space to make the iPhone 7 that much thinner and they're relying on the new 7-series aluminum to prevent bending. It's too soon to say for sure whether or not this rumor is too but all sources point to the fact that Apple will remove the 3.5mm headphone jack.
Are they replacing it with something else?
Naturally we've heard a lot of rumors about the technology coming to the iPhone 7. In ...
America prefers iPhone
More than 100 million smartphone users in United States have elected to us an iPhone and almost 60% of those users are on an iPhone 6 or newer iPhone (this also means about 40% are using something older than an iPhone 6... cringe-worthy). The iPhone 4 is still practical to use today if you've run out of door stoppers or low powered flash lights but it's anyone's world. We did some articles earlier this year about the launch of the iPhone 6 and 6+ in Asia and how the 6+ towered over the standard 4.7" iPhone 6 in terms of sales. It's obvious that the Asian market is into big fat phones but can we group Americans into the same chubby-chasing category? The answer is no! The 4.7" iPhone 6 is far more popular by a 2:1 ratio as ...
Porsche and Apple Play come together this year
There's no technological reason the 991/2 doesn't have Android Auto playing through its massively upgraded PCM system. But there is an ethical one. As part of the agreement an automaker would have to enter with Google, certain pieces of data must be collected and mailed back to Mountain View, California. Stuff like vehicle speed, throttle position, coolant and oil temp, engine revs—basically Google wants a complete OBD2 dump whenever someone activates Android Auto. Not kosher, says Porsche.
The integration of cars and computers are starting to reach an interesting intersection in today's society. Cars will not be coming standard with built-in entertainment systems, navigation tool, Bluetooth synchronization and more. So the big question on everyone's mind is show I get the iPhone car or the Android car? At the end of the day ...
How did the iPhone 6S sell in the market?
By now some of your friends are getting their iPhone 6S in and posting up their pictures on FaceInvasion tagging all their friends to show off how cool this phone is. Personally I don't blame them because it is an awesome phone, but do others feel the same way?
The iPhone 6S sold over 13 million just in launch weekend.
This is the biggest sales of any one retail item in history. Naturally Apple is going to rake in the money on the stock markets but there's really no end in sight to Apple's ability to sell a product that people will subscribe to and continuously buy. Apple says that their phone
will be sold in over 130 countries by the end of this year.
The only surprise this year was that people still have money ...
Apple Guided Tours
Just when you thought you've seen it all, Apple wants to take it deeper and farther than you thought before. So what is a guided tour by Apple? They're like micro-interviews that play from your phone or streaming device to give you an insight on a certain topic, band, location, etc. So imagine going into the Museum of Natural History for example and being able to use your phone to navigate through hours of pre-filmed documentaries or audio books without having to engage in additional device rentals or otherwise.
Where's Apple going with this?
As you might imagine, Apple didn't start out with this idea to help museums (but that is eventually where it will go). In fact, Apple did it to showcase their artists in new exclusive portfolios that will be native to the Apple Music Store and ...
iPhone 6S will have Force Touch
This is awesome news. The iPhone 6S is following the unprecedented success of the dual iPhone 6 and 6+ launch last year. What can Apple bring to the table to hit this one out of the park like they did with their last phone release. We know this much so far, the screen sizes are not going to be any larger, but they will be thicker as demonstrated by the leaked photos we found on 9to5mac. Like they say on their article. you can see an area where some machine incisions have been made which will fit components closer to the actual display, whereas normally this area is reserved for protection so that the display doesn't encounter any parts inside of the phone. The metal backings also work as a small heat shield but ...
EDM brings new changes to Garage Band
Apple is a company that prides itself on creating modern, eloquent, and fashionable technology. They want to put an iPhone in the hand of every person in the world. That means embracing the direction of society and also influencing it by giving it a direction and room to grow in. Most DJs use high end software these days to create mixes but there's a growing amount of attention on artists within the electronic dance music culture and the software they use. Apple wants to bring powerful tools closer the average consumer and place it within the orbit of tools that are available for self-learning. When garage band became available for modifying music, the world learned that artists can spring up anywhere in the digital age so long as they have access to a ...