Apple users have long waited for the day when the Cupertino company would start providing iPhone 5s screen replacements inside its retail stores, and evidently that day is Monday. Unfortunately, as with so many things from the folks in Cupertino, it won't come cheap.
Thin is in at Apple, and the Cupertino company is hard at work attempting making the iPhone thinner than ever. A new report from China Times (via GforGames) states that Apple plans to make its next flagship smartphone even less bulky by cutting the number of brightness enhancement films in the display from two to just one. Unfortunately, this could pose some supply issues.
Apple’s seemingly endless shopping spree continues unabated, as it has reportedly acquired LuxVue Technology, a Santa Clara, California-based company that specializes in power efficient micro-LED screens for electronics. TechCrunch reported the news this afternoon, and when asked for comment, Apple provided its usual pseudo-confirmation statement: “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans.”
OS X Mavericks is finally here, so MacLife proudly presents a series of informative how-tos to keep you updated on what has changed and how to use it. Check back often to learn more about the newest Mac operating system from Apple.
Many users have upgraded to Mavericks from Mountain Lion with the best of intentions, but if your workflow revolved around some of the things that changed with Mavericks, then you may be less than excited about the new features. Some of these, including full-screen apps, each display getting its own Space, and the Dock and menu bar available on multiple displays, can be tweaked back to the way they behaved in Mountain Lion. We'll show you how.
This week feels like a Back to the Mac kind of week as our deals are super hopping for those of you bound by desks and laps. Never fear, we still have great iOS price cuts, but if you're in the model for upgrading your main machine, this week we're playing your song. Meanwhile, there's this --->
If you've been wanting to know what the so-called iPhone 5S looks like but don't have the patience to wait for someone to lose it in a bar, we've (maybe) got some good news for you. This morning a leaked image of the new iPhone's supposed logic board started circulating throughout the Internet after it appeared on Japanese blog Macotakara, and now MacRumors claims to have photos of the display itself. The kinda-sorta bad news? There's not much visible difference, although that was expected.
People say to us all the time, "Why are you always playing on your phone?" Ha! Joke's on them, because our phone isn't just a pocket arcade. We're blogging, making music, scheduling doctor's appointments, taking notes on our screenplay, digging deep in cloud storage or on our home computers for work files, and tons of other things. If you're productivity-obsessed like we are, then you'll love this week's batch of price cuts that turn your iPhone or iPad into a tool for getting things done.
It's one week to the big love day holiday and if you are stumped for a gift idea, we have a few. Sure, it's not chocolates that make you fat, or flowers that die, or lingerie that, well, that's always a winner in our book. But if you're telling us your love won't adore these sweet gifts and go mad for the discounts, well, then you're crazy.
Since the introduction of the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display back in June, speculation has turned to when that gorgeous display would finally be heading to other members of the Mac family -- and the answer now appears to be "soon."
When Steve Jobs took the wraps off the iPhone back in 2007, he described it as, among other things, a "widescreen iPod with touch controls." But when we finally got our hands on one, we realized that wasn't exactly true. Sure, it was wider than any of the iPods at the time, but it wasn't quite widescreen--rather, the iPhone utilized a 3.5-inch display with a 3:2 aspect ratio, closer to a standard-definition television set than an HD one.