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GQ and Jony Ive talk about AirPods design and popularity

Jon Wilde from GQ interviewed Apple’s renowned Chief Design Officer, Jony Ive, to discuss AirPods. The interview covered their design, integration in user’s lives and the initial reaction when it launched. The timing of this interview could not have been more appropriate. Just a few days ago, Apple launched second-generation AirPods with wireless charging case.

Apple will launch video streaming service with HBO and Showtime content

Bloomberg is reporting that Apple is pacing up efforts to finalize content deals with Showtime, HBO and Starz, for the launch of the its subscription based video streaming service. These premium cable TV networks and Apple are still working out details of the contract such as users experience, promotions, and marketing concerns. As Apple, allegedly, plans to offer original movies and TV shows along with …

Apple to launch a credit card in collaboration with Goldman Sachs – WSJ

The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple might be launching a new credit card, in partnership with Goldman Sachs, later this year. WSJ’s sources claim that the credit card will launch with deeper integration with Apple’s Wallet app on the iPhone, in comparison to other credit cards. Users would be able to set spending goals, manage balances and track their purchase rewards. It’s reported that the …

Sleep tracking is coming soon to Apple Watch – Report

As per reports, Apple is testing sleep tracking for next generation Apple Watch. Being tested at a secret location at Apple’s headquarter in California, the goal of this feature would be to monitor and record user’s sleep patterns. If successful, the feature might be integrated in iOS Health App and released by 2020. The smartwatch is marketed by the company as a health and fitness tracking …

Apple working on products that will “blow you away” – Tim Cook

Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook has assured investors and shareholders that new upcoming products will ‘blow them away’. Speaking at the company’s general annual meeting in Cupertino, California, Cook confirmed that revenue generation from services is estimated to double by 2020 from $25 billion in 2016. Optimistically, he added that “fantastic” expansion of Apple Watch and AirPods product line-up is in the offing. He also said …

All you need to know about iPad Mini 5

Several reports claim that Apple might be releasing iPad mini 5 soon. The alleged device might be similar to iPad mini 4 in design and size but might ship with Apple Pencil support, Smart Keyboard and faster processor. It is also speculated that the price of the new iPad mini 5 might be $299; lower than the iPad mini 4 which retails for $329.

Apple is planning March 25 event to launch video and news services

Apple is planning to launch a news subscription services on March 25th 2019 at an event in Cupertino, as per BuzzFeed. Similarly, sources close to the project have told Bloomberg that the company is set to introduce a video streaming service as well at the event. Invitations to Hollywood celebrities like Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Garner, Jennifer Aniston and Director JJ Abrams have also been sent out, …

Netflix introduces Smart Downloads for TV Shows on iOS

Netflix has launched a new ‘Smart Downloads’ feature for iOS. The app will automatically download new episodes of a previously downloaded TV show and delete the older episodes. The feature works only when connected to Wi-Fi, therefore, users do not have to worry about the app consuming mobile data. Users may think of this feature as an automatic download manager.