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Friday, September 26, 2014

By Diana Rivera
Courier Staff Writer
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On September 9, Apple held a conference introducing their new generation of the iPhone. The press conference revealed information regarding release dates, the iPhone 6’s physical appearance, new features, and updates. Some of the new features include a 4.7 inch display, retina HD resolution, with 1334 by 750 pixels providing 326 pixels per inch and a wider angle of view. The new iPhone will be available in three colors: gold, silver, and space grey. It will be available in stores September 19. Starting September 17, you’ll be able to get Apple’s newest iOS software update, iOS 8. The iPhone 6, of course, will already have it preinstalled. It is with great enthusiasm that loyal Apple customers await the coming of the iPhone 6.
By Abdullah Ayyaz
Courier Staff Writer
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On September 9, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook revealed the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6-plus, but not only that, Cook also revealed the new Apple Watch. The Watch is an apple made smar****ch that was shown with a new dial called the crown, close integration with iCloud, siri, and a flexible sapphire display.

“Apple introduced the world to several defining products, the Mac, iPod, iPhone, and iPad” says Apple CEO Tim Cook in a press release. “And once again Apple is poised to captivate the world with a revolutionary product that can enrich people’s lives. Its the most personal product we’ve ever made”

When is the apple watch coming out?

The Watch doesn’t have a release date yet, but what we know is that it should be available early 2015 as mentioned in the press release. Apple Ceo Tim cook comments ”its worth the wait”.

Watch designs and features

The apple watch has a dial on the side much like all other watches, but its not just that. Apple calls it the “digital crown”. The digital crown has a sensor that detects the movement and stores the data. it will be the main function for the apple watch rather than the screen itself. You will be able to scroll, zoom, and navigate through the crown as well. The digital crown also acts like a home button and also the well known “black man rick”.

The apple watch has two different screen sizes. One screen measures 38mm tall and the second edition measures 42mm tall. The flexible retina display of the apple watch is made from a single crystal of sapphire, or if you go for a sports edition watch, it will be a strong ion-x glass. This display is designed to detect force as well. The Apple watch will activate its display when your wrist is in movement.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

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Samsung leads the smartphone industry
in smartphones with screens 5 inches or
larger,such as it's Cricket model.

Image:Samsung

By Andrea Chang
Los Angeles Times(MCT)

LOS ANGELES — When it comes to smartphones, these days bigger seems to be better.

Worldwide shipments of smartphones with screens measuring 5 inches or more soared 369 percent in the first quarter compared with a year earlier, a growth rate substantially faster than that of the overall market. Worldwide big-screen devices represented 34 percent of smartphone shipments, according to market research firm Canalys.

All told, worldwide shipments of smartphones totaled 279.4 million in the first quarter, up 29 percent from a year earlier. Android devices accounted for 81 percent of the total, followed by iOS (16 percent) and Windows Phone (3 percent).