Did the Solar Panels Cause Apple Fire?
According to ABC15 there was a fire at an Apple facility in Mesa on Tuesday morning. The fire which started around 11:30 AM was quickly extinguished by the firefighter crews from from Mesa, Gilbert and Superstition Fire and no injuries have been report…read more
Apple Security Fix Coming Very Soon
Apple has finally confirmed that a fix to the security problem found earlier in OS X will be coming ”very soon”. While we still don’t know how much time is implied under ”very soon”, one thing is for sure that the programmers at Apple are doing their b…read more
Apple Suppliers Do Not Use Unethically Sourced Tantalum
According to the 2014 Supplier Responsibility Report issued by Apple yesterday, Apple’s suppliers do not use unethically sourced tantalum. The report is based on the audit done by third-party auditors.This means that the materials used to build your fa…read more
How to Customize iOS 7 with Springtomize 3: Latest News
- App Slider
- Control Center
- Lock Screen
- Hide the icon
- Resize app switcher pages
- Modify the Home action to Respring
You can hide Control Center sections such as Quick Launch, Brightness, media controls, Airdrop and Settings along with hiding the line separator
- The Dock feature gives you plenty of customization options
- You can hide the iPhone dock
- You can make the background of dock transparent
- And you can also change the size of icons in the iPhone dock for getting more on the dock
- This feature allows you to add the cover flow effect to your dock
- Springtomize lets you modify iOS folders in a plenty of ways
- Enables nested folders and the pinch to close gestures for folders
- Enables you make the background of folders transparent
- You can give the Cover flow effect to the applications in the folder
- You can change the animation speed, the size of the icon and layout of icons on Home screen gives you the option to increase the numbers of rows and columns
- You can hide the grabber for the camera app
- It lets you modify font size, the effect of the time and date displayed on the Home screen
- You can remove the dots that appear just above the dock
- Disable spotlight and change the size and layout of icons on the Home screen
- Make Cover flow effect and hide labels
Twitter for iOS has been updated
Official Twitter app for iOS has been updated to version 6.1, it brings us new options and featuresIt also introduces easier reply system in which you are allowed to reply with photos.New updated Twitter will remind you to do @mention of your friends s…read more
Apples’s Financial Results For The First Quarter of 2014
On Monday Apple announced financial results for the first quarter of 2014. It appears to be the strongest ever quarterly earnings.
We mention that the company’s financial year begins in October, accordingly the first quarter ended in January and we have an opportunity to learn about financial results, so :
. Income – 57 billion dollars( in the same period last year – 54 billion dollars)
. Net Income – 13 billion dollars (in the same period last year – 13 billion dollars)
. Profit Share – 14 dollars( last year – 13 dollars)
. Funds – nearly 159 billion dollars
In this infographic we have changes of revenue and net profit from fourth quarter of 2011 including fourth quarter of 2013 year.
Sales Amount :
. iPhone – 51 million devices (in 2013 – 47 million devices)
. iPad – 26 million devices (in 2013 – 22 million devices)
. Mac -4,8 million devices (in 2013 -4.1 millions of devices)
. iPod -6 million devices( in 2013 – 12 million devices)
Apple’s profit grows from each sold iPhone and iPad :
Plural dynamics of iPhone Ipad and Mac in the past three years:
.Revenue from Apple Store – a billion dollars
.114 million users visited Apple’s stores in one quarter
.Apple’s store is serving 21 thousand costumers every week
As expected in all respects the first quarter appeared strongest ever quarterly earnings.
Weather Forcast App Dark Sky gets new design and has been updated
Previous Dark Sky App was impartially limited and was the product of kickstarter campaign. It offered very accurate weather forecast but it didn’t supply any information of what might happen next hour.
Updated version 4.0 introduces a new interface and a number of new features.
The Dark Sky team announces:
In studying how people use weather apps (ours and others), it’s become clear that the next 24 hours is hugely important. So much so that we’ve devoted an entire screen to a full breakdown of what’s going to happen in the next day. You’ll get a quick text summary, plus a timeline of cloud cover, precipitation, and temperature. You can see the high and low temperatures, and when the sun will rise and set.
App also includes “feels like” feature, you can check weather the temperature is falling or rising, and how far away is nearest snow blower or rain .
The map and radar features are new too ,they let you explore weather pattens on 3-D and they have even more data than before, you can check it in the video:
30th Anniversary of Macintosh
Today Apples computer Macintosh turned 30. It’s unbelievable but it’s almost 30 years since Steve jobs showed the world his amazing computer. He introduced the Macintosh 128K on January 24, 1984.
This was the first market personal computer with graphical interface and mouse.
The principle of Macintosh’s first computer was amazingly simple.
History of Macintosh comes from 1979, when Jef Raskin started the Macintosh project for Apple. He wanted to create simple and cheap computer. But lately in 1981 Jef was replaced by Steve Jobs. he joined the Macintosh project
For that time Macintosh featured a faster Motorola 68000 processor and sound.
In conclusion on January 24 1984 Apple introduced Macintosh. Price wasn’t as cheap as they expected (2495$), but the main fact is that Macintosh managed to penatrate into IBM world.
For the celebration of 30th Anniversary Jonathan Zufi has created a new website that includes photos of Macintosh computers from the beginning .
”To celebrate Mac’s 30th birthday, I’ve created this micro site for all the world to enjoy. In 2009, I started taking photos of every Apple product ever made since 1976. Then I turned them into a really big photo site. I hope you enjoy this trip down memory lane, and I hope that the Macintosh’s anniversary brings your happy memories of your own experience with Apple.”
A Snowblower Shattered 5th Avenue Apples store’s Iconic Glass Cube
A snowstorm which pounded the city on Tuesday was so strong that it managed to shatter 5th avenue Apples store’s Iconic Glass Cube.
As announced by the Apple the glass apparently shattered when a snowstorm hit the cube in the afternoon The structure was renovated at a cost of $6.7 million in 2011, this means that repairing(replacing) the glass definitely won’t be cheap, one could cost as much as $440,000.
Apple have confirmed that despite the damage the store will remain open , and they didn’t mention when the shattered glass will be replaced.
A few photos of shattered Iconic Glass Cube were posted on Instagram and Twitter by the users, here are some:
Apple has released iOS 7.1 beta 4
Apple has released iOS 7.1 beta 4 to developers. Registered iOS developers can download it from the Developer Center or over the air on a device with a previous beta installed. To install over the air, simply go to Settings > General > Software U…read more