Apple to Reportedly Launch New Versions of 11-Inch and 12.9-Inch iPad Pros

There have been rumors regarding the possible launch of new iPad Pro models in 2020. Now, iOS 14’s leaked code suggests that Apple could launch four new iPad Pro versions to replace the current-generation 11-inch iPad Pro and 12.9-inch iPad Pro. 9To5Mac is reporting that it has found references to four new iPad models inside the iOS 14 code that it obtained a few weeks ago. The four iPad models carry code numbers J417, J418, J420, and J421. These could be references to Wi-Fi only and cellular versions of the…

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iOS 14 Code Reveals Existence of iPhone 9 Plus with 5.5-Inch Display

While there have been talks of an upcoming low-cost iPhone with a 4.7-inch display, a new report states that Apple could also launch a bigger version of the same phone with a 5.5-inch screen. This information was revealed via iOS 14 code dug up by 9To5Mac, and it reiterates a previous report. The report states that the folks over at 9To5Mac studied several features of the iPhone 9 and that the Cupertino-based smartphone maker is working on a variant of the iPhone 9 with a larger screen. The company could launch…

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This iPhone 12 Concept Bring’s Back the Nostalgia by Drawing Inspiration from iPhone 4

The iPhone 12 will be unveiled later this year, and a lot of information about its features and specifications has been leaked already. But how will it look like? Well, an iPhone 12 concept video brings forth a design that draws heavy inspiration from the all-time-classic iPhone 4. It has been widely reported that the iPhone 12 will bring back some of the design elements of the iPhone 4. But how exactly will it look and blend all the requirements of a modern smartphone in an older style? Well, the…

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iPadOS 14 Wishlist: This Concept Shows How Multitasking Should Work On the iPad

Apple is expected to unveil iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 during WWDC 2020 in June, which will be an online-only event this year. While a lot of iOS 14 features have been leaked over the past couple of weeks, we still don’t know much about what Apple is cooking for the next version of iPadOS. A concept video, however, throws some light on how Apple could improve multitasking in iPadOS. When Apple unveiled the first iPad, many enthusiasts thought that tablets would eventually replace PCs and laptops for professionals and…

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Apple Extends Return Period Due to Store Closures, Returns Accepted for 14-Days after Stores Reopen

Apple has closed all of its stores owing to the Covid 19 outbreak. Customers who wanted to return their devices are confused on how to do so. In order to clarify things, Apple has published a FAQ that answers questions. Apple says that it has closed stores “Out of concern for the safety of our customers and employees.” Furthermore, Apple advises customers to check  http://www.apple.com/retail for updated Store Operating hours. Q: I want to return a product I recently purchased but the 14-day return period will end before March 28—what…

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Boost Your Productivity With A Multiple App Launcher

No matter if you work a 9 to 5 office job, freelance from one coffee shop to the next around town, study all day at the library, or pursue a creative hobby, disorganization — as one report from CNN Business states — makes the average person lose an hour each day. Most likely, your Mac is at the heart of your work or hobby, so optimizing how you interact with your digital workspace is a smart investment. The WorkspacePro: Multiple App Launcher makes it easier to boost your productivity, and…

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Report: Apple Working on New AirPods, Unsure of Release Timing Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

We have come across several reports and rumors that point towards the launch of new AirPods. The latest report by DigiTimes claims that AirPods are slated to be launched, however, the launch timing is still not clear due to coronavirus outbreak. Digitimes paywalled mentions how suppliers of Apple’s new AirPods series are worried about the coronavirus affecting the supply chain. Apple has already said that it will miss Q1 2020 revenue target due to coronavirus, canceled 2020 WWDC physical event, and iPhone sales in China have crashed by as much…

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Apple Fined Record $1.2 Billion by French Competition Watchdog for Anti-competitive Behavior

Apple has been fined a record 1.1 billion euros ($1.23 billion) by the French competition watchdog for its anti-competitive behavior in its distribution network and abusing the economic dependence of its resellers. Additionally, the competition watchdog fined Tech Data and Ingram Micro, two of Apple’s resellers, 63 million euros and 76 million euros for agreeing on prices. The competition watchdog Directorate General for Competition, Consumption, and the Repression of Fraud (DGCCRF) was investigating Apple for violating French competition law through its sales and distribution practices. In its investigation, it found…

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Apple Announces Powerbeats with H1 Chip, 15-Hour Battery Life, and $149.99 Price Tag

Beats has just announced the ‘Powerbeats’ wireless earphones featuring Apple’s H1 wireless chip. Their design is very similar to the truly wireless Powerbeats Pro earbuds and they replace the existing Powerbeats3 in the Beats lineup. Thanks to the use of Apple’s H1 chip, the Powerbeats are rated to offer up to 15 hours of battery life compared to the 12 hours of the existing Powerbeats3. They also feature always-on ‘Hey Siri’ support and have other benefits that the H1 chip brings to the table including lower latency and improved audio…

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Apple Could Release iOS 13.4 to the Public on March 17

If Alipay marketing materials are to be believed, Apple will release iOS 13.4 to the public on March 17. Apple seeded the first beta of iOS 13.4 to beta testers and developers in the first week of February. The company released the fifth beta of the OS last week. iOS 13.4 is going to be a major point release that among other things will add Alipay support to Apple Pay. Since this will be a big deal for Alipay users in China, it makes sense that Alipay has relevant marketing…

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