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2018 iPhone Predictions: What You Need to Know

Posted by Anna Mielczarek on 06-Sep-2018 07:30:00

On Thursday, the 30th of August, Apple sent out invitations for an event on the 12th of September at the Steve Jobs Theatre in Cupertino, California. And while the invite did not specifically say that the event is to announce the next iPhone, it is extremely likely that the newest iPhone will be launched on the next Wednesday. Apple’s past tendencies of announcing new phones in September make us even more sure that we can expect great things on the September, the 12th.

So, being almost certain that next week will bring us new devices from Apple, possibly the newest iPhone - what are the predictions, news and rumours you should know about?

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Topics: Digital Transformation, Emerging Trends, Success, Apple, Events, Predictions

(Digital) Transformation vs Innovation: Which One Is Better?

Posted by Anna Mielczarek on 23-Aug-2018 07:30:00

Words ‘Innovation’ and ‘Transformation’ are more often being used interchangeably and synonymously, even in the same sentence or paragraph. And maybe we shouldn’t be surprised as both terms evoke thoughts of modernisation and change, and both are key outcomes of change management concept.

But apart from that, what else do they have in common? Or what’s the difference? What should we do – innovate or maybe transform? How about we do both?

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Topics: Digital Transformation, Change and Innovation, Apple, Google

It's finally here... the HomePod

Posted by Fran Geddes on 25-Jan-2018 12:12:33

It is finally here. On the 23rd of January, Apple announced the release date for the HomePod, around 8 months after its original debut. For Apple users, those who missed out on a Christmas smart speaker, or just avid Apple fans, this might be great news, but it is hard to get too excited about a fairly old concept within technology.

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Topics: Apple, AI, artificial intelligence

Apple's Top 5 Downloaded Apps of 2017

Posted by Fran Geddes on 19-Dec-2017 10:39:25

As 2017 draws to a close, we begin to gain clarity on the most popular trends of the year. Companies begin to assemble lists to document the most popular products and services. Apple is no different. Earlier this month Apple revealed its most downloaded apps of 2017 and whilst some are fairly predictable, some represent movements towards technology trends. Here’s a roundup of the most downloaded tablet and mobile apps of 2017.

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Topics: Apple, App Development, General Tech News

Apple, Where is the HomePod?

Posted by Fran Geddes on 21-Nov-2017 12:16:45

It was announced last Friday (November 17th) that Apple’s highly anticipated smart speaker system, HomePod, the release date has been delayed until ‘early 2018.’

A spokesperson for Apple said:  

"We can’t wait for people to experience HomePod, Apple's breakthrough wireless speaker for the home, but we need a little more time before it’s ready for our customers," Apple said. "We’ll start shipping in the US, UK and Australia in early 2018."
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Topics: General Tech News, Apple

What is ARKit?

Posted by Fran Geddes on 19-Sep-2017 14:32:28

Whilst the iPhone X dominated most of the headlines following the Apple Event on the 12th September, Apple did not shy away from demonstrating the capabilities of the ARKit.

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Topics: AR and VR, Apple

September's Apple Event, the most ambitious yet. (7 minute read)

Posted by Fran Geddes on 14-Sep-2017 12:30:00

September 12th saw one of Apple’s most ambitious event yet. With rumours circulating months before the date of the launch, Apple enthusiasts and the average smartphone user alike were desperate to find out what Apple had in store for their tenth anniversary, and they did not disappoint. For example, the outstanding iPhone X which, whilst isolating a major proportion of the public with the not so humble price tag of £999 – the most expensive smartphone to date, represents the future of the smart phone. The Apple Watch Series 3 which can now be purchased with cellular activity, meaning users no longer require their iPhone to receive calls and iMessages, they can simply use their new wearable, and the upgraded Apple TV, which now includes 4K and HDR capabilities.

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Topics: Wearable Tech, General Tech News, Apple