The iPhone 6S was just released, but Apple fanatics are already hard at work coming up with designs for the iPhone 7, slated to be announced in 2016. This one, by Dusan Djokic, features a OnePlus One-inspired design, and a bizarre dual camera setup on the back, with one located near the charging port. Instead of the usual single color metal design on the sides and back, it boasts a shiny silver bezel. Continue reading for more pictures.
China is known for their elaborate knockoffs, and one of them is this MacBook Air, which features a unibody design. If you're not able to tell the difference at first glance, everything changes when you switch it on, as it's actually running Windows 7 Ultimate, and not OS X. This $328 laptop is powered by an Intel ATOM D2500 (1.86GHz), 4GB of DDR3 RAM, a 500GB hard drive, and sports a 14-inch LED HD Screen display (1366 x 768). Despite these lowly specs, it still has a 1.3-megapixel camera for video conferencing as well as 802.11b/g Wi-Fi connectivity. Continue reading for more fascinating images that you probably haven't seen before.
Mail Online gives us a first look at what could possibly be Apple's upcoming smart ring, based on patents the company filed. This device has its own touchscreen interface, as well as motion sensors that monitor the wearer's hand movements, a microphone for Siri, and haptic feedback to alert a wearer of notifications. "A user's hands may be preoccupied with another task, for example, or the user's hands and/or arms may become fatigued after holding the device in a viewing position for extended periods of time. The light emitted by a touchscreen may be inappropriate in certain social environments or even dangerous if it gives away the position of a threatened use," said the patent. Continue reading for another picture and more information.
Apple fans rejoice! The iPhone 6S ($649) and iPhone 6S Plus ($749) are here. The most notable new feature is 3D Touch, which basically senses how deeply you press the display, giving you real-time feedback in the form of subtle taps from the all-new Taptic Engine. There's also a new 12MP iSight camera that takes brilliant 4K video, along with a 5-megapixel FaceTime HD camera. Apple's 64-bit A9 chip delivers performance once found only in desktop computers - up to 70 percent faster CPU performance, and up to 90 percent faster GPU performance for all your favorite graphics-intensive games and apps. Even the phones' casing has been upgraded to aerospace-grade 7000 series aluminum. Continue reading for a video preview, hands-on images and additional information.
Unlike its predecessors, Apple's iPad Pro is 78% larger than the iPad Air 2, and weighs in at 1.57-pounds, while measuring 6.9mm thick. Its large 12.9-inch screen features a 2,732x2,048-pixel resolution Retina display, making it perfect for viewing two apps side-by-side. Inside, the tablet houses a desktop-grade A9x chip that will performs 1.9x faster than its smaller counterpart, and good for about 10 hours of battery life. Continue reading for the official video, more pictures and additional information.
First released in 1995, the Apple Pippin was directed at the home market as "an integral part of the consumer audiovisual, stereo, and television environment," and based on the Apple Macintosh platform, in particular the Mac OS architecture. Apple built a demonstration device based on Pippin called "Pippin Power Player," and used it to demonstrate the platform at trade shows and to the media, in order to attract potential software developers and hardware manufacturers. Continue reading for five more cool facts.
Encountering an irate person at the Apple Store isn't too much out of the ordinary, but seeing someone bring their miniature pony along most certainly is. On a related note, did you know that Apple Stores see a total 1-million visitors per day worldwide? In comparison, Disney theme parks only get about 130-million visitors per year to the 365-million looking for new gadgets. Apple's Nanjing East store in Shanghai is the world's busiest, with 25,000 visitors per day. Continue reading for more bizarre things people have seen.
Apple fanatics probably already know that the company is holding a press event on September 9th, but the first images of assembled pink iPhone 6S models (both standard and plus versions) have surfaced ahead of the official launch on September 18th. While technical specifications have not been released, Chinese blog Daliulian says they will feature A9 processor, 2GB of RAM and sport a 12-megapixel main camera. Continue reading for more pictures.
Sure, flip phones haven't been popular since the days of Motorola's RAZR and similar handsets, but that doesn't mean they can't make a comeback. Martin Hajek gives us a look at what an Apple Watch meets iPhone version would look like, complete with a mini secondary display used for notifications. "In Japan these huge flip-phones are called 'garakei' and they are still very popular, despite the iPhone also gaining marketshare in the land of the rising sun. What if Apple ever decided to make an iPhone especially for the Japanese market? Introducing the...garakeiPhone! It comes complete with the obligatory lanyard detail and of course it comes in gold, space grey and rose gold," said Hajeck. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video on how to make your own magnetic silly putty.
Siri, both in its original version and as an iOS feature, adapts to the user's individual language usage and individual searches (preferences) with continuing use, and returns results that are individualized. The name Siri is Scandinavian, a short form of the Norse name Sigrid meaning "beauty" and "victory", and comes from the intended name for the original developer's first child. It's a great feature for getting information, but sometimes the responses you get are unexpected to say the least, including when asking it to divide by 0. Continue reading for more.