Steve Jobs Resigns As The CEO of Apple!

 

Two-time CEO as well as the co-founder Apple Corporation, Steve Jobs has offered his resignation to the company’s board of directors.

He has been suffering from poor health for quite some time. Back in January 2011, he took a medical leave from the company. He came back to the public spotlight in the month of March on the Launch of iPad 2.

He believes he is not enjoying a good health and as a result he will not be able to perform the duties of Apple’s CEO; however, he has recommended the name of Tim Cook as Apple’s new CEO.

He further stated that Apple’s most innovative and brightest days are ahead of it and he would be looking forward to contributing and watching the success in a totally new role. He truly was being thankful to all his associates and friends at Apple Corporation.

Cutting long story short, the guy isn’t doing well and certainly is not coming back to the company which has made this a sad day for the company as well as its fans all around the globe.

HP – No More A Part of Tablets & Smartphone Market

HP has lately declared that it is not going to produce tablets or smartphones any more because of poor sales as well as low profit margin. HP is now going to fully concentrate on cloud-based solutions and business software and has recently acquired the U.S. software Company Autonomy for $ 10.3 billion.

HP tried really hard to get a part of the smartphones and tablets market by even acquiring of Palm and development of WebOS with their smartphones and tablets, and even few months back, HP was planning to input the WebOS feature even on their PCs. On the other hand, all these efforts were of no-good productivity for the firm, and as a result they have decided to close it for further production.

Various smartphone and tablet manufacturers like Apple and others are now counting one less rival after HP has withdrawn from the market. Therefore, the number of rivals drops down to four of them including RIM’s BlackBerry, Microsoft’s Windows 7 Phone, Google Android and Apple iOS. HP happened to be one of the primary hardware manufacturers; various others such as Asus and Acer are suffering a lot more under the ‘tablet effect’ as compared to HP, and it is truly anticipated that some of the great players would be throwing in the towel in the coming year.

iPad 2: Buggy

The proud Owners of the iPad 2, unfortunately are struggling with resolving some of the glitches that have appeared in their new gadget. for instance, the Video Chat service Facetime simply freezes if it is being used for a lengthy period of time and evidently the back-light seems to be bleeding as people have heard about it. Yes!! these are not at all serious issues and we just cannot call it as a propaganda regarding the gadget but just think how irritating and frustrating it would be to work around such kinds of problems on a fancy, a new gadget!

People, more likely the iPad 2 users are voicing their relevant concerns on different forums. Presently, a time-being solution provided is to reboot so that the service does not freeze. However, the display still remains patchy as it has turned out to be a manufacturing defect and anything regarding it just cannot be changed.

 

 

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IPad vs IPad 2 – What is the difference?

iPad 1G by the Apple Corporation had a record breaking success and lately the company has launched iPad 2 and gadget lovers are anticipating it to be as successful as its prior model. After March 11th, 2011, IPad 2 is available at all the leading stores all across the USA; however, even before, everything is pretty clear about the newly launched gadget. It is quite evident that iPad 2 is much more enhanced, powerful, and robust as its previous model.

However, you are provided with a comparison chart which will enable you to check out the differences and similarities right away while you are thinking about iPad and iPad 2.

iPAD iPAD 2
DISPLAY 9.7- Inches LED- backlit IPS LCD 9.7- Inches LED- backlit IPS LCD
RESOLUTION 1024 x 768 1024 x 768
PROCESSOR

GRAPHICS

MEMORY

STORAGE

FRONT CAMERA

REAR CAMERA

CELLULAR RADIO

Wi-FI

BLUETOOTH

ACCELEROMETER

GYROSCOPE

THICKNESS

WEIGHT

NAVIGATION KEY

BATTERY LIFE

PLATFORM/ OS

1 GHz Apple A4

Power VR SGX 535

256 MB RAM

16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB

None

None

EDGE plus triband HSPA

802.11a/b/g/n

2.1+ EDR

3-axis

None

13.4mm

680g (WiFi), 7300g (WiFi + 3G)

 

Multi- touch

Li – Polymer

Apple OS 4.0

1 GHz Dual-Core Apple A5

SGX543 dual core Technology

65536 MB in-built

16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB

VGA

720 p

EDGE plus quadband HSPA

802.11a/b/g/n

2.1+ EDR

3-axis

3-axis

8.8mm

601g (WiFi), 607g (Version), 613g (AT&T)

Accelerometer sensor,  proximity sensor

25Wh

Apple IOS 4.3

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Apple iPad 2 Launched!!

Apple Corporation has finally unveiled the long awaited iPad 2. The company has launched the gadget with the final version of the iOS 4.3 at the iPad Launch event that was held in San Francisco.

Some of the primary specs iPad 2 supports are;

  • A dual-core A5 Processor
  • Read and Front Facing Camera
  • Gyroscope Sensor
  • Weighing 1.3 Pounds
  • As compared to the iPad 1, the iPad 2 is 33mm thinner while having thickness of 8.8mm
  • It is being made available in two colors that is Black and White
  • The price starts from $499 for the 16 GB and only Wi-Fi model; however, another model with the specs including 3G, Wi-Fi and 64GB model, the price is $829.
  • The shipment will be started from March 11, 2011

Having A5 processor means that the iPad 2 version will be running on approximately double and faster speed as compared to the iPad 1. This version is supporting faster and improved graphics along with enhanced power consumption feature. Concerning the supported career, iPad 2 will be working well with both Verizon and AT&T as well. In addition, iPad 2 is also offering HDMI mirrored video output which is up to 1080p while you are making use of appropriate accessories.

Just stay tuned as Ishtihari will be publishing more about iPad 2 as it is being released.

 

All We have to do is to Wait & Watch!

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Android – A Source of Inspiration for Apple?

One of the fastest and most rapidly growing Operating System is Android which has been launched from Google. It has approximately agitated the entire Smartphone industry in just a period of one year. Lately, it has been in news that apparently Apple has also started making use of the Android’s technology.

There have been different Screenshots that have been received, which shows that Apple is currently making use of the iOS version of Locking system which more likely resembles the ones with the Android based phones. However, no official claims have been made by either of the firms; neither Apple nor Google. According to the resources, Apple Corporation has by now incorporated this new lock screen feature which is being utilized by the employees only. No official remarks have been made; thus, it makes the claims of the resources tough to believe though. One of the Apple’s retail store worker recently claimed that Apple is planning to make use of the Screen lock system in their Internet apps and devices. This is a new gesture, which is soon to be introduced by Apple, and it is based on the same features that are being used by Android. The patterns are more or less the same.

Only due to the Password system that has been launched by Google, it is relatively easy and convenient for the developers to discriminate both the devices that are running on the same Operating system platform. Just wait & watch what we get to know more about the facts relating Android & Apple matching features.

 

All We have to do is to Wait & Watch!

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Apple iPad – 5 Major Disappointments

Talking about Apple iPad here, it received a large number of mixed reactions. Although, there are some cool features associated that makes the gadget stand out; however, there are certain features that are completely missed out.

Some of the major disappointments related to Apple iPad are;

  1. Camera: this feature has been completely missed out when it comes to iPad. It is a significant features required for video chats or video conferencing. iPad disappointed its users with it.
  2. GPS: Apple’s iPad was one of the most awaited gadgets and it was known as a modified version of iPhone, however; it completely missed out the GPS feature. on the other hand, the Wi-Fi or 3G can provide users with a speedy access to the Google Maps but an integrated GPS feature has been missed out.
  3. Removable Battery; iPad supports the battery timeline of ten hours which certainly is great; however, for such a revolutionary product such as iPad, it should been provided with a feature of a user removable battery.
  4. Multitasking; for the iPad,it is one of the biggest drawbacks. Apparently, the case is that this gadget is unable to run background process. Thus, it makes you stick to one job at a time. This makes a complete big NO for most of the people who consider the iPad as one of the advanced netbook.
  5. Mac OS; Apple’s iPad has been incorporated with an A4 processor which runs perfectly fine with the iPhone operating System, nevertheless, a complete OS X would have given the iPad a processor to kill for.

All We have to do is to Wait & Watch!

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Apple’s App Store: 10 Billion Downloads

There was a lady who was the 10 billionth individual to download an application from the Apple’s App Store was able to win herself a $10,000 gift certificate from iTunes. Her name is Gail Davis, from the Kent and she is living in the UK. She was downloading a free application named as ‘Paper Glider’; this activity made Apple claim to have highest mileage for the reason that until now more than 10 billion apps had been downloaded!

They happen to anticipate more and more traffic until the time Verizon is going to be a part of the entire carrier soon. In the year 2007, iPhone was launched and hundreds of millions models have been sold until now, along with the iPad gadget. The Apple’s App store is offering its consumers with more than 300,000 kinds of application programs for the iPhone, iPad and also for the iPod as well.

An add-on to appease your eyes!

If you happen to spend all your day working on the computer, then your eyes are the ones that feel the most of it. Consequently, it is not always simple to summon up the eagerness and interest to read long articles. While you are considering doing this with your Kindle reader, you need to make sure that it’s working out for you properly!

With Google Chrome, you will be able to send a web page directly to the most popular e-reader launched by Amazon by making use of the WiFi technology, 3G, or USB cable to read it later with utmost attention. Moreover, this is going to work out with a single click as you can make use of the add-on called as “Send to Kindle”.

There is a feature that is available to the Firefox users, the extension is ‘Instaright’, it is extremely useful as it sends your bookmarks to your iPad or iPhone. In short, this is a module which is helpful in simplifying the functions which is not the one and only online service available of its own type.

Newspaper particularly for Ipad

‘The Daily’ is considered to one of the first newspaper that you will be able to read out on your iPad.

The Associated Press. News Corporation that is owned by Rupert Murdoch stated that they are spearheading this innovative and unique application which will enable users to read out a customized newspaper that is exclusively and specifically designed for your iPad.

There are rumors that Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs is also going make his appearance at the launch of this first e-newspaper. According to the grapevine, there have been journalists hiring’s to staff offices in New York and LA. Therefore, something amazing and groundbreaking news can be expected to be on our fingertips!

Let’s just wait & watch! 🙂