New information has surfaced about the stock of Apple, which has been rising steadily over the past few months, and has picked up some mighty speed. This boost started after the company posted record opening weekend sales for the new iPhones in September, and investors responded positively to the Apple Watch, and other new products Tim Cook and Company unleashed as part of the big Fall product refresh.
BI Intelligence, a research service from Business Insider brings us some interesting news on Apple’s iPhones. The site says that Apple is on to sell a record number of iPhones this holiday quarter. The specific estimate is said to be about 71.5 million iPhones. Of the 71.5 million iPhone 6 units, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts will sell over the holidays. Kuo thinks the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 will make up 60% of sales, or 41.6 million units, partly due to continued supply shortages with the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus.
OneCue aims to bring and connect your Apple TV, or other media streamers and smart home devices, while simply using hand gestures similar to other devices like the Xbox one. Which would explain why Apple last year acquired PrimeSense, the company behind Microsoft’s ‘Kinect’ technology, indicating their intent to add motion gestures to a future Apple TV.
Apple has launched two new advertisements featuring their iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus capabilities. Still having the same familiar voice-overs ( Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake), the two ads show highlight features of the iPhone 6′s playing/gaming capabilities and the two handset abilities to send phone calls to Mac and iPad users.
Apple has recently hinted at their new interesting ideal, and is looking to test and develop these apps for virtual reality experiences, by hiring engineers to assist in this special effort. The traces and evidence were found by 9To5Mac, which they had found a ‘new job listing‘ that Apple posted over the weekend, seeking app engineers who are experienced with 3D graphics, and virtual synthetic reality.
While Apple has not directly advertised their new payment system ‘Apple Pay’ in any television commercials, several Apple Pay partners have done so, this includes companies like MasterCard and now Chase. The new commercial shows Jack Antonoff (lead guitarist of Fun) and his band the ‘Bleachers’ using Apple Pay around different places. This significant ad campaign was made to focused on the service, and get people to know what Apple Pay is and how it works.
Apple is planning to offer automated iAds which were leaked earlier this week, when one of their partners (Rubicon Project) had accidentally set out a press release earlier than planned. But, those plans and partners are now official which was announced on Friday, when the new automated system came out and was debuted.
A recent report had rolled around about Apple, and according to this report from prominent KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, quarter-over-quarter Apple iPhone shipments are said to increase 82% in the fourth quarter of 2014. Given Apple’s current situation, Kuo foresees a big slip in iPhone sales for the first quarter of 2015, mostly due to poor off-season demand. The analyst puts shipments at a combined 49.4 million units, this also includes 21.6 million iPhone 6 handsets and 10.2 million iPhone 6 Plus units.
The all new iOS 8.1.1 update had rolled around and was made to fix bugs. Purposefully made to enhance your experience, iOS 8 brings some faster and smoother capabilities on a variety of devices and it is reported that it does just that. Many different things were noticed that were fixed for common iOS 8.1 and iOS 8 problems on the iOS 8.1.1 update.
Have you upgraded your iPhone to iOS 8.1.1 only to find out that your ringtones and text tones went away and are gone missing? Well sadly, you aren’t the only one. This seems to be a common occurrence or an often problem around iOS update time. But, there is a remedy, and a few ways you can try to get them back, while preventing future ringtones and text tones from leaving without ever coming back again.