theiphonenerd

Apr 082014
 

Apr 082014
 

Apple depends on chip makers like Qualcomm but is now planning to develop baseband chips for iPhone and iPads in-house according to a report from Digitimes. Continue reading »

Apr 082014
 

Apple Toolbox took aerial photos of Apple’s ‘spaceship’ campus a month ago and there were still a few old building left standing, but the new aerial photos of the site appear to show that the demolition is now complete. The photos also show a few construction vehicles preparing the ground for construction.

See aerial photos bellow: Continue reading »

Apr 082014
 

NBC has now updated its iOS app with one very notable feature. The update finally allows users to AirPlay content from mobile app their TV via Apple TV. Continue reading »

Apr 082014
 

According to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News report, Apple may be launching its iWatch in the third quarter of 2014. The wearable device will be manufactured by Quanta Computer while TPK and Richtek, a Taiwan-based chip design house, will supply panels and chips for the device, according to report. Continue reading »

Apr 072014
 

Scotty Loveless, a former Apple Store Genius Bar employee, has posted ‘The Ultimate Guide to Solving iOS Battery Drain’.

I worked on the Genius Bar for almost two years, and the most difficult issue to solve was short battery life. It was extremely difficult to pinpoint the exact reason why someone’s battery was draining.

I made it my mission to discover the specific reasons for iOS battery drainage. This article is a product of my years of research and anecdotal evidence I gathered in the hundreds of Genius Bar appointments I took during my time as a Genius and iOS technician, as well as testing on my personal devices and the devices of my friends. Continue reading »

Apr 072014
 

During the Apple vs Samsung trial we are given a peek of Samsung internal documents. One slide shows that Samsung’s number one priority in 2012 was “beating Apple”. The slide,  from a Samsung business forecast from 2011, state that Apple was an “extremely real and urgent threat”. Continue reading »

Apr 072014
 

In a document that has surfaced in the Apple-Samsung trial, Apple has determined that consumers want a phone with a larger display and cheaper price. Continue reading »

Apr 072014
 

Apple opened its first retail store in Turkey, the store is located in Istanbul’s Zorlu Center. The two story complex design includes a monolithic glass roof that is shaped into a cube with Apple’s logo on top, a decorative pool between the glass and surface.  is very similar to Apples 5th Avenue store in New York City Continue reading »

Apr 042014
 

iPhone 5s is low in china according to a report from Cantor Fitzgerald, But there is much more interest in the larger-screen iPhone 6. Chinese vendors and carriers are very interested in the larger screen model according to report. Continue reading »