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Entries in Apple (15)

Wednesday
Sep112013

Apple's iPhone event 2013 Recap- 5S and 5C Craziness!

The big Apple event has just finished and the 2 new iPhones have been officially announced by Apple. The iPhone 5S is the new iPhone with some interesting new features and the 5C is a lower-cost version that is basically an iPhone 5 with colours that is cheaper for Apple to produce.

iPhone 5S-

  • Looks almost like iPhone 5
  • Dual LED flash
  • 3 colours- “space grey”, gold and silver
  • 64bit processor
  • No square on home button, ring around it
  • M7 motion processor can tell if you’re walking or driving
  • 10 hours battery
  • Same megapixels better quality
  • Dual LED can flash different colours
  • Slow motion HD video
  • Has a fingerprint sensor
  • Same price as the iPhone 5 was
  • Selling cases for $39
  • Released Sep 20th in most countries

iPhone 5C-

  • 4” Retina display
  • Different colours- blue, green, yellow, white, pink
  • A6 processor
  • Basically iPhone 5 specs
  • Cheaper to produce than iphone 5
  • 16GB- $99, 32GB- $199 (with 2 year contract)
  • Apple making new silicone cases for it- $29
  • Wide LTE support
  • Facetime HD camera

iOS 7-

  • Set to be released on September 18th

So guys this is some pretty cool news stay updated on the YouTube channel and website and my social media on any new announcements that come out. And until they are released, I can't wait to get my hands on one.

Tuesday
Jun112013

Apple's WWDC 2013 Event Recap- iOS, Pro and Air-y goodness

Apple just had their Event where they announced the throughly redesigned iOS 7, new MacBook Airs and Mac Pros. Here is a simple point by point summary of all the intresting developments announced today. I will also be uploading a video with a more opinionated view on it. Enjoy!
iOS 7-

  • Customers like iOS more than Android
  • iOS 7 announced
  • Head to toe completely redesigned interface
  • Flatter, different colours
  • Biggest redesign ever
  • Inspiration from Jailbreak tweaks, Windows Phone & Android
  • 3D wallpapers
  • Larger folders
  • Notification centre in lockscreen
  • Apple's version of SBsettings is "Control Centre"
  • Apps adapt to your use, updates more frequently the more you use it
  • Safari with one search bar, home page links, 8+ tabs
  • Multitasking with previews
  • "Airdrop" share files with yourself or friends
  • Photo filters in camera app, auto organising
  • Siri voices, wikipedia and twitter integration
  • App store updates Apps automatically
  • iTunes Radio customiseable, learning radio
  • Free with ads, iTunes Match users get it ad free
  • Facetime voice calls
  • Notification sync
  • Phone, FaceTime and Message blocking
  • Theft-proof features- can be wiped and still need to sign in with your id
  • Beta available today

MacBook Air-

  • Haswell Chip
  • All day battery power
  • 9 hours 11", 12 hours 13"
  • Faster, better performance
  • $100 cheaper on all models, starting at 128GB now
  • Same design

OSX-

  • OSX Mavericks released
  • Improved battery life and performance
  • Incramental updates
  • Available Fall in USA
  • iBooks and Apple maps integrated
  • Cross device syncronicity

Mac Pro-

  • Cylindrical design 
  • 1/8th smaller than previous generation
  • Shiny complecture
  • New unified therman core
  • Double performance of previous generation
  • Inten Xeon 12 core
  • Thunderbol2t 2- 20GBps
  • Dual GPUs
  • Can have 3 4K displays connected (final cut pro getting updated soon)
  • Coming later this year

iCloud-

  • iWork in the cloud for all users
  • All online
  • Share videos via photo stream
Friday
Mar152013

How much of an Apple Fanboy are you? [INFOGRAPHIC]

There are many different types of Apple fans. Young and old, the obsessed and the ones who just enjoy their products. But what does it take to call yourself a fanboy? I always thought it was anyone that blindly followed Apple and hated all other products. But now I define it as an appreciation for Apple and their high quality of engineering and ecosystem. So I'm happy to call myself one, but if you watch any of my older videos you will see me wholeheartedly rejecting being called a fanboy. 

Some people use the Apple "fanboy" stereotype in arguments as if to make their contender's opinion null and void but if anything it just proves that you have an appreciation for the product that they do not understand, and if their opinion is that strong against Apple then they are probably fanboys of the opposite side (Android) or just aren't very tech savvy.

So with that in mind let's take the test! Curetosy of Mackeeper.com

I scored a 75%, so I'm not stark raving mad about Apple, just a little obsessed. What did you score? Leave it in the comments below.

Tuesday
Jun122012

Apple's WWDC 2012 Event Summary and Recap for the Busy

Apple Updated it's MacBook models, iOS and More at it's WWDC 2012 event! Lets go over them. 

iOS 6-

  • Massive upgrades to the graphics and look of iOS
  • Siri for New iPad
  • Facebook intigration like what is currently done with twitter
  • Pull to Refresh integration
  • Siri upgrades like launching apps, movie info and more
  • New Do Not Disturb feature that stops notifications when needed
  • More thourough Privacy Settings
  • Shared Photo Streams allows photo sharing with family and friends
  • Passbook (new Apple app) is like a virtural wallet for your iPhone
  • New Custom Apple 3D Maps intigrated in the Maps App, includes turn-by-turn navigation
  • Mail app gets VIP inbox
  • iOS 6 compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPad 2, iPod Touch 4g and up
  • Available in Fall (Spring in Australia)
  • Developer Beta available today

Mac Models-

  • New Macbook Pros with Retina Dispaly! (15" only)
  • 11", 13" Macbook Airs with 512GB Flash Storage, 60% faster graphics, USB 3.0, 720p Facetime cameras and Ivy Bridge
  • Macbook Airs now come with 4GB memory standard
  • 15" Macbook Pro with quad-core i7 CPUs up to 2.7GHz, 1GB Graphics, 8GB memory standard, USB 3.0
  • 13" Macbook Pro with dual-core i7 CPUs up to 2.9GHz
  • Pricing remains the same for new models
  • 2011 Generation Macbook Airs still in stock with $100 price drop
  • 17" Macbook Pro discontinued

 

 OSX Mountain Lion-

  • New Dictation feature
  • iCloud Tabs
  • "Power Nap" feature
  • Available in July for $19.99 American

Other-

  • Apple Announced it's "iCase" for the iPad

 

See the Video Recap here

Friday
May112012

"Blue Busters" Long Lost Apple 80s TV Ad Shows them Taking on IBM in this Ghostbusters Spoof Featuring Steve Jobs

Despite being a teenager I absolutely love a splash of retro. That coupled with Steve Jobs and Ghostbusters equals a nerdgasm in any Apple fanboy's book. 

The TV ad shows Apple taking down the sinister looking IBM like their computers are the ghosts. Annoyed IBM customers call up Apple to exterminate their crappy, hard to use IBMs (that also have green goo coming out of them) and replace them with some swanky Apple computers. The 4 minute ad builds to a conclusion similar to that of the actual movie, with them destroying the IBM headquarters somehow at the top of the stairs on a roof. 

It features two cameos of Steve Jobs at  3:03 and 4:03 plus one of Steve Wozniak at 2:20.

"I ain't fraid a' big blue"