If you’re looking for an iPhone XS or XR Smart Battery Case, you shouldn’t get it from Apple


Apple is known for often favouring convenience and functionality over what might generally be regarded as a stylish hardware design, but even by those standards, the company’s official iPhone smart battery cases seem… unnecessarily ugly . Commercially released several months after the iPhone XS , XS Max , and XR themselves, the three new battery … Continue reading If you’re looking for an iPhone XS or XR Smart Battery Case, you shouldn’t get it from Apple

Apple allows apps to send your personal data to advertisers and marketing companies – MSPoweruser


Since the start of CES earlier this year, Apple has been running a campaign to promote privacy and is thrashing Android at the same time. However, it looks like this was all for nothing as Apple is allowing third-party apps to siphon data and send it to marketing and advertisers. The Washington Post suggested that … Continue reading Apple allows apps to send your personal data to advertisers and marketing companies – MSPoweruser

It’s the curious case of the vanishing iPhone sales as Huawei grabs second place off Apple in smartmobe stakes


Apple and Samsung collectively sold almost 17.5 million fewer smartphones globally in the opening quarter of 2019 than they managed a year ago as buyer fatigue continued. The two biggest smartphone consumers, the US and China, declined 15.8 per cent and 3.2 per cent respectively in the three months. Gartner’s Gupta said: “Unavailability of Google … Continue reading It’s the curious case of the vanishing iPhone sales as Huawei grabs second place off Apple in smartmobe stakes

Apple-1 Housed in a Leather Briefcase Auctions for $470,000 | Digital Trends


Apple kit is known for its priciness, but the kind of sums that its first computers continue to fetch at auction is something else altogether. The latest bidding event involving an Apple-1 computer – the machine that effectively marked the birth of the Apple empire – was organized this month by Christies of London. The … Continue reading Apple-1 Housed in a Leather Briefcase Auctions for $470,000 | Digital Trends

HP adds a wood option to its Envy laptops


Following on from the stylish business casual, leather-clad Spectre Folio, HP is showcasing its first convertible PCs with authentic wood paneling. The silver-birch combination looks particularly refined, although as it only really covers the areas where your hands rest while typing, there’s nothing that screams ‘wooden laptop’ from the outside when closed – something that … Continue reading HP adds a wood option to its Envy laptops