Taika Waititi slams Apple’s MacBook keyboards after winning first Oscar

Speaking with journalists after winning his first Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay, Jojo Rabbit and Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi had other things on his mind. When asked what he thought writers should be demanding in the next round of discussions with producers, Waititi put Apple’s controversial laptop keyboards on blast. “Apple needs to fix those keyboards,” he said. “They are … Read more Taika Waititi slams Apple’s MacBook keyboards after winning first Oscar

Apple reportedly plans 2022 release for first AR headset, followed by AR glasses in 2023

Apple plans to release its first augmented reality headset in 2022, followed by a smaller device — a pair of AR glasses — in 2023, according to a new report from The Information. Apple’s entry into the world of augmented reality has long been rumored, with many in the tech world seeing AR and VR as the … Read more Apple reportedly plans 2022 release for first AR headset, followed by AR glasses in 2023

Apple Black Friday 2019: Here Are The First Deals

Apple’s Black Friday 2019 sales are always a mess, but thankfully the biggest retailers are on hand to save the day with sales already live from Walmart, from Best Buy and a major Apple sale from Amazon. Here is a roundup of the hottest new Black Friday deals on Apple iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, AirPods and the Apple Watch. Many of … Read more Apple Black Friday 2019: Here Are The First Deals

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Becomes First Mobile Chip to Receive BSI Certification

US chipmaker Qualcomm has won certification from Germany’s cyber watchdog for a next generation chip that boosts the security of smartphones, as applications such as mobile payments become increasingly prevalent. The company said its Snapdragon 855 mobile system on a chip (SoC) had gained a seal of approval from Germany’s Federal Office for Information Security (BSI), whose certification … Read more Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Becomes First Mobile Chip to Receive BSI Certification

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) First Impressions

Samsung’s Galaxy A-series is positioned between its affordable J-series and the flagship S-series of smartphones. This translates into phones that have better hardware and build compared to the J series of phones and a few features that have tricked down from the S-series. The latest addition to this lineup is the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) which sports … Read more Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) First Impressions

Facebook Birthday Fundraisers Raise $300 Million in First Year

Facebook birthday fundraisers, a feature that allows users to raise funds for the causes they care about and donate it to nonprofit organisations, raked in more than $300 million (roughly Rs. 9,100 crores) in the first year, the company has said. To make it easier for users to pick one non-profit from a list of over … Read more Facebook Birthday Fundraisers Raise $300 Million in First Year

Vivo X21 With Under Display Fingerprint Scanner Gets Its First Global Launch

After launching it in China in March, Vivo is now introducing its X21 smartphone in international markets. The smartphone is set to go on sale in Singapore via partnered retailers this month. The price of the Vivo X21 in Singapore is SGD 799 (roughly Rs. 39,900). The Vivo X21 is set to go on sale at … Read more Vivo X21 With Under Display Fingerprint Scanner Gets Its First Global Launch

Asus ZenFone 5 Gets Dual Camera Bokeh Function, Improved Face Unlock, and More With First Major Update

Asus had launched three new smartphones in the ZenFone 5 lineup in January, at MWC 2018. The ZenFone 5Z, ZenFone 5, and ZenFone 5 Lite were announced with AI-based features, “all-screen” 18:9 displays with 90 percent screen-to-body ratio, dual camera systems, and ZeniMoji. And now, the company is pushing out the first major update for the Asus ZenFone 5. While the update … Read more Asus ZenFone 5 Gets Dual Camera Bokeh Function, Improved Face Unlock, and More With First Major Update

Apple in Talks for First Order From Chinese Chipmaker: Report

Apple is in talks to buy storage chips from Yangtze Memory Technologies, a move that would mark the iPhone maker’s first buy from a Chinese memory chipmaker, the Nikkei reported on Wednesday. Apple will use these chips in new iPhone models and other products for sale in the Chinese domestic market specifically, the Nikkei reported, citing two people familiar … Read more Apple in Talks for First Order From Chinese Chipmaker: Report

Apple Lands First Scripted Comedy From Kristen Wiig

HIGHLIGHTS Kristen Wiig will star, produce Reese Witherspoon as exec produce via Hello Sunshine Apple won’t own the series outright Apple has landed its first scripted TV comedy series, which will produced by and star Kristen Wiig (Saturday Night Live, Bridesmaids, Ghostbusters). The 10-episode series doesn’t have a name for now, but it’ll inspired by an … Read more Apple Lands First Scripted Comedy From Kristen Wiig