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Showing posts from October, 2013

First Look to the New iPad Air and iPad Mini

Apple in their October special event have announced the new iPad recently. This new version of the famous tablet from Apple is not named iPad 5 as expected, but will be known as the iPad air. The 'air' because this version of iPad promises to be more fast, more light and more thin than the previous ones.

The CEO of Apple Inc., Tim Cook announced  some features this new iPad is coming with. The first a few things which can be expected from this device are certainly performance and comfortable handling.
The display size of iPad Air will be 9.7 inches diagonally which is same as the previous version but the thickness of the display will be 7.55 mm, the thickness of the previous iPad was 7.9 mm so this is a way more thin. iPad mini will now have retina display.

Secondly, the weight of the device is also way light from the previous version. The weight has reduced to 1 lb from 1.46 lbs of the fourth generation.

The prices will vary from $199 to $629 according to the memory and conn…

Apple Releases Mavericks, free

It was a shocking news for me too when today it was announced in the October 2013 Apple special event that the tenth version of their popular Mac operating system, OSX 10.9 'Mavericks' will be a totally free update. The cost of the last version of OSX, Mountain Lion was $20.

All the Macintosh machines later than 2007 will be able to download and install this update totally free from the Mac App Store starting from today, that is Tuesday, October 22, 2013.

This news is certainly going to shock the competitors as other OS manufacturers still charge for upgrades.

Mavericks is coming with a bunch of new features which includes Apple Maps, Safari 7.0, iBooks and many other improvements in hardware and security.

What do you think? Is this a new marketing strategy or just another unexpected Apple news? Comment below your views.