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Apple released iOS 8.3 , the third major update to iOS 8.
Available immediately as an over-the-air download or via iTunes, iOS 8.3 is highlighted by a diverse range of emoji characters, as well organizing the emoji into categories that are easily scrollable.
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When Apple bought Beats Audio for $3 billion earlier this year, we all wondered what they would do with the company. Beats headphones for iPhones seemed like a no-brainer, but that’s an awful lot to pay for hardware when you are already a hardware company.
Beats by Dre president Luke Wood has spoken out in defense of the firm’s headphones.
The company executive refuted complaints that the accessories are too bass heavy, insisting that the products work as originally envisioned.
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Apple took the wraps off of OS X at the WorldWide Developer’s Conference today, dubbed “Yosemite.” It’ll feature a new interface with elements of iOS 7’s “flat” design and color scheme, new interface, updates to iCloud and Mail, features to sync iOS and OS X devices, and more.
Dr Dre’s Beats headphones are adored by celebrities and sport stars, but despite the hype when it comes to audio ability they’re not A-list.
The savvy music producer saw a gap in the market to create a brand of headphones that were cool, stylish and had that premium feel. Essentially, he wanted to make the iPhone of headphones and when it comes to branding he has managed to do exactly that.
A report says that the house that Dr. Dre and and Jimmy Iovine built will be purchased by the personal computing juggernaut Apple.
It is quite apparent that Apple‘s pursue of perfection knows no boundaries. In a case of extreme make-over, Apple set out to re-invent its earbud-style headphones. For a more comfortable fit, Apple engineers started from sketch and created 124 prototypes, each a slight variation to the next. Then, they enlisted 600 people to test out the designs. Some ran on treadmills in extreme cold, others in extreme heat. Heads shook to the left, right, up, down, rattle and roll… All to ensure a snug fit during any activity.
Next challenge was acoustics. Well known to be inferior to the over-the-ear models, Apple sound engineers became fixated on an almost unreachable goal – a quality comparable to the world’s best audio speakers. Then they went and sourced different materials for the diaphragm, along with the placement of acoustic vents. The results, earphones so perfect they renamed them “EarPods”. Comes with a carrying case, the Apple EarPods are now available through Apple Store location and its online store for only $29.