December 19, 2013

New Mac Pro Available for Order Starting December 19

Apple today announced the all-new Mac Pro will be available to order starting Thursday, December 19. Redesigned from the inside out, the all-new Mac Pro features the latest Intel Xeon processors, dual workstation-class GPUs, PCIe-based flash storage and ultra-fast ECC memory.
Also Read About Apple's 4K Display Rumors.

December 17, 2013

Rumor: iPad Pro with 2K Display in April and 4K Display in October 2014

International Business Times is reporting that Apple is working on iPad Pro model that will feature 12.9-inch screen. The website is also reporting that “The tech giant will be releasing the device in April 2014 sporting a 2K display. Another model sporting a 4K display will reportedly come in October 2014.
Read More

September 23, 2013

Apple Sets New Record in Smartphone Sales, Nine Million on Launch Weekend

Apple today announced it has sold a record-breaking nine million new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c models, just three days after the launch of the new iPhones on September 20. In addition, more than 200 million iOS devices are now running the completely redesigned iOS 7, making it the fastest software upgrade in history.

September 10, 2013

iPhone 5s – World’s First 64-bit Smartphone

Apple today announced the new iPhone 5s that features the world’s first 64-bit smartphone processor, Touch ID fingerprint sensor and all-new 8-megapixel iSight camera with True Tone flash.

Apple Introduces Colorful iPhone 5c

Apple today introduced iPhone 5c, which will be available in five bright colors – blue, green, pink, yellow and white. Hardware-wise iPhone 5c is just like iPhone 5 featuring 4-inch Retina display, A6 processor and 8-megapixel iSight camera. However, it does add few new things like more LTE bands for faster network speed, FaceTime HD camera and iOS 7.

iOS 7 Ships on September 18

Apple today announced that the completely redesigned iOS 7 will be available starting Wednesday September 18th for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users as a free software update.

Live Coverage: Apple’s iPhone Media Event September 10th 2013

  • We will be doing detailed coverage of today's announcements on TechzTalk. Join us there for more information. 
  • Looks like there will be no One More Thing today. 
  • And he will be singing few songs.
  • Before we close, I'd like to return to music." Elvis Costello is on stage.
  • Tim says "I's like to thank all the teams at Apple that worked so hard at creating these products."
  • Now its iPhone 5S.
  • iPhone Ad videos - first its iPhone 5C.
  • Tim is back on stage. Says that's iPhone, we don't just pack in feature after feature. "we thick deeply about experience we want to create."
  • Preorders start on September 13th and the phones will launch on September 20th.
  • So now the iPhone lineup will have iPhone 4S for free, iPhone 5C for $99 and $199 and iPhone 5S for $199, $299 and $399.
  • iPhone 5S will come with 16GB for $199, 32GB for $299 and 64GB for $399.
  • Phil says the finger print scan is never available to other software and is never uploaded to Apple's servers or backup on the iCloud.
  • Jony's video talking about the design of the new finger print sensor.
  • Phil says "You can simply touch your home button to unlock your phone."
  • The Home button has the Touch ID sensor, which is covered by a sapphire lens.
  • The Touch ID Sensor is 170 microns thin, senses 500 pip and scans sub-epidermal skin layer.
  • Phil says "The most common way is to set up a passcode. Unfortunately, some people find that's too cumbersome." So Apple has developed Touch ID that uses a key which you haveeverywhere you go. Your Fingerprint.
  • The third feature on iPhone 5S is security. 
  • Phil is now showing some untouched photos and videos taken by iPhone 5S.
  • It also has Slo-Mo mode that takes 120fps video at 720p.
  • There is also a new burst mode that takes 10 frames per second.
  • The camera also has two LED flash that combines to give right color balance.
  • It automatically takes multiple photos and selects that best one.
  • The camera app sets white balance, exposure, autofocus automatically using data from 15 zones.
  • The sensor has 15 percent larger active area with bigger pixels making better pictures. iOS 7 has be designed to take advantage of the new sensor.
  • It also has a completely redesigned camera system featuring new five element lens with f2.2 aperture.
  • The iPhone 5S will offer 10 hours of browsing and talk time.
  • Nike is using this new API in their app Nike+ Move that integrates A7, M7, GPS and Nike Fuel Points.
  • It measures accelerometer, compass and Gyroscope data along for a new CoreMotion API in iOS 7.
  • Phil announces a new part M7 that works along side A7 processor, its a motion co-processor.
  • Phil is back on stage. 
  • Infinity Blade III demo time.
  • He says that added performance benefits of OpenGL ES 3.0 are clearly shown in the games that Epic will release.
  • Donald says that gaming performance on iPhone 5S is five times faster that iPhone 5.
  • Epic Games' Donald Mustard is on stage to demo that performance gain.
  • Phil says that compared to original iPhone, the iPhone 5S has 40X CPU performance and 56X graphics performance. 
  • The chip runs both 32-bit and 64-bit apps seamlessly and iOS 7 has been completely reengineered for 64-bit.
  • Phil claims "World's first and only smartphone with 64-bit chip".
  • Phil starts by talking about performance. It has 64-bit A7 chip. The first ever on a smartphone.
  • It will come in Slate, Gold and Silver.
  • Now its iPhone 5S. Phil says "It's perhaps the most forward thinking phone anyone has ever made."
  • iPhone 5C has matching wallpapers for different colors.
  • Apple is showing those Silicon cases again and again. They do look nice.
  • iPhone 5C video time with Jony.
  • iPhone 5C will come in 16GB for $99 and 32GB for $199.
  • iPhone 5C will have 4-inch Retina display, A6 processor, 8-megapixel camera, FaceTime HD, LTE and Bluetooth 4.0.
  • Apple has also created cases for the new iPhone 5C made with soft feel silicon rubber.
  • Even though it's plastic the phone doesn't look cheap like some of the Nokia Lumia phones.
  • iPhone 5C video time... It comes in lime green, white, blue, orange and yellow.
  • Phil is on stage and he first announces iPhone 5C. He says that its made with the same incredible iPhone 5 technology, but will come in more fun colors.
  • iPhone 5 has been the most successful iPhone. He shows a sales chart with rapidly rising curve. He says this year we are replacing the iPhone 5 with not one but two new designs.
  • Tim says now I would like to talk about the iPhone. and iPhone stats are coming.
  • So these Apps will be free with any new iOS device.
  • Now its iMovie and iPhoto and Tim claims that "Almost all of our customers want these apps."
  • Tim is back on stage and is talking about iWork now, calling iWork the best selling mobile productivity apps.
  • iOS 7 will be out on Sept 18th.
  • iOS 7 has more than 200 new features and developer community is hugely inspired. Shows few apps like Evenote, Zillow running on iOS 7.
  • Oh... he is now showing iTunes Radio, which he calls "the best way to experience new music."
  • He is going really fast, already in camera features. And now photos app and that was the rapid overview of iOS 7 that will also have AirDrop.
  • iOS 7 will have more textured ringtones and system alert sounds have also been improved. He is playing a sample.
  • He shows Multitasking, Safari and Siri.
  • He is talking about some of the features of iOS 7 including Home Screen, Control Center and Notification Center. He is going of the features fast.
  • And Craig Federighi is on stage to talk about iOS 7.
  • Apple will ship 700 million iOS devices by next month.
  • Tim talks about upcoming Stanford, CA store that will have new design offering two rooms - one for service and one for retail.
  • Now Tim is talking about retail and how Apple is expanding its footprint outside the US.
  • It was streamed live to 100+ countries.
  • He is talking about iTunes Festival that was watched by 20 million people.
  • Tim is on stage updating about recent stats.
  • The Apple event is about to start. The hall is full and lights are going down.
  • Will Apple announce the iWatch like we heard few minutes ago from our source.
  • We are in the hall with music playing. 5 more mins to go.
  • We are moving in the building. 15 more mins to go.

We are doing live coverage of Apple’s iPhone media event at It is rumored that Apple will announce the next gen iPhone 5S and completely new iPhone 5C, along with iOS 7 at today’s event. And just few moments ago we heard from our source that there would also be ‘One More Thing’ at today’s Apple Event. Continue following this page, as we will do live coverage here giving you the latest news from today's Apple event, which would start in about 40 mins.

WSJ Confirms Fingerprint Sensor on iPhone 5S and Leaked User Guide Reveals The Name “Touch ID Sensor”

Yesterday, WSJ reported that Apple would include a fingerprint scanner on the top of the line iPhone models. Danny Yadron wrote on WSJ:
Read More

September 4, 2013

Apple To Brighten Everyone’s Day on September 10th in US and on September 11th in China

Apple has sent out invitations for their iPhone media event and in a twist to the usual Apple media event, the company will have two events – one in US on September 10 and another one in China on September 11th. The September 10th event will take place at 10:00 AM Pacific Time / 1:00 PM Eastern Time at the company’s headquarters in Cupertino, California. Whereas, the September 11th event will be held at Beijing’s World Trade Center at 10 AM local time.
Read More

August 16, 2013

iPhone 5C to Replace iPhone 5 and Not iPhone 4S

The highly vocal analyst Ming-Chi Kuo posted in a research note that Apple would kill iPhone 5 when they release iPhone 5C next month. Kuo says that cheaper iPhone 5C will replace iPhone 5 and Apple will keep the iPhone 4S as lower end iPhone model. Kuo also says that the new iPhone 5C will sell for $400 - $500 unlocked.

August 13, 2013

iPhone 5S Rumor Roundup: Fingerprint Sensor, A7 Processor and 10th September Launch

It’s almost given that we will be seeing the next generation iPhone that will be called iPhone 5S next month. Rumors about iPhone 5S started as soon as iPhone 5 was launched last year. However, those rumors are now distilling into some solid news and below are rumors that we think will come true:

June 10, 2013

Live Coverage: Apple’s WWDC 2013 Keynote

  • Tim is ending the Keynote by talking about Apple's believes and values. And is showing an ad.
  • Tim is back on stage. Talking about today's announcements.
  • iOS 7 has 1500 new APIs for developers, including Multitasking API, new Gaming APIs and more.
  • The iTunes Radio is more like Pandora. It lets you create station based on artist, Genre or various categories.
  • Apple is introducing iTunes Radio thats built right into the Music app.
  • App Store now updates apps automatically.
  • iOS in the car brings maps, music, messages to the car.
  • Eddy is on stage showing Siri. Siri has new interface and better integration with new apps like Twitter and Wikipedia. 
  • iOS Camera brings live photo filters. And the Photo app brings better organizing. 
  • iOS 7 beings AirDrop sharing.
  • Demo of Safari on iPhone.
  • Multitasking for all apps. Its intelligent multitasking that depends on your usage rather than that app running in background continuously.  
  • iOS 7 has new Control Center that comes up when you swipe up from the bottom of the device.
  • Showing the new weather app, Calender, Messages and Folders.
  • Craig is giving a demo of iOS 7.
  • Craig is back on stage to show iOS 7. 
  • And the crowd goes crazy after seeing the video.
  • The iOS 7 looks awesome and makes every other mobile OS look outdated.
  • iOS 7 introductory video now playing. 
  • Tim says team at Apple has been working really hard on iOS 7 and it features a new UI and many new features.
  • He is talking about Android vs iOS.
  • Tim is back on stage and now its iOS.
  • Demo of iWorks for iCloud. It looks very sleek and clean, Trademark Apple style.
  • It works in the browser like Google docs.
  • Next version of iWork is announced with deep iCloud integration and its called iWork for iCloud.
  • Tim is back on stage. He is talking about iCloud - Apple has 300 million iCloud account.
  • And the configuration is just awesome - 12 core Xeon processor, ultra fast 1866MHz DDR3 memory, PCIe Flash memory, dual graphics card and its less than 1/8 the size of last gen Mac Pro.
  • And it does looks very sexy.
  • Phil says that it is the greatest desktop and is completely redesigned for the future.
  • Apple is giving a preview of new Mac Pro.
  • MacBook 11-inch will start at $999 and 13-inch will start at $1099.
  • MacBook Air has 802.11 ac and Apple is also announcing Airport Extreme with 802.11ac.
  • The new MacBook Air offers 9 hours battery life for 11-inch model and 12 hours for 13-inch model.
  • It's based on Haswell and offers full day battery life.
  • Phil is on stage and is now talking about MacBook Air.
  • OS X Mavericks preview available today and it will be released this Fall.
  • Now demo time for Maps, Calender and iBooks.
  • iBooks is also coming to the Mac.
  • Maps for OS X - it offer turn by turn direction and many other features.
  • There are some very cool power saving features in the new OS X. And the best part is it looks like they have improved performance by leaps and bounds.
  • Apple is also updating Safari in new OS X and claims that it improves performance by 1.6 times when compared to Chrome.
  • Apple is also focusing on bringing the power requirement down. Also while decreasing power OS X Mavericks will improve performance by up to 1.4 times.
  •  OS X is truly aimed at developers, most of the features shown are for developers. (our comments are in blue color)
  • Demo of OS X Mavericks.
  • Airplay connected TV acts as a full power separate display.
  • OS X adds support for advance multiple display
  • Finder is getting tabs and tagging.
  • OS X codename is changing and now it will be called OS X Mavericks. 
  • Craig is on stage to talk about Mac OS X. 
  • Tim is back on stage and is now talking about Mac. MacBook is the number one notebook and growth of Mac has been astounding. 
  • Demo is back on. It's a interesting demo showing the future of gaming using robotics.
  • Anki is launching the company at WWDC. and now a demo from Anki. Showing Anki Drive. And there is some problem.
  • Now App Store - 5 years with over 50 billion downloads, 900,000 apps for iPhone, 350,000 iPad apps, 575 million accounts and over $10 billion paid to developers. That's three times more than any other platform.
  • Updates now - first Apple retail, over 1 million visitors per day, 407 stores around 14 countries and now showing opening video of Berlin store.
  • He welcomes everyone. Talks about WWDC and announces that its the longest running develop conference.
  • Tim is on the stage.
  • Lights are down and a ad starts.
  • Announcement "our presentation will begin shortly". All the focus is now on the stage.
  • Just 5 more minutes to go and everyone is now seated. 
  • We are inside the hall and it looks more crowded this year than last year. We are hearing that Apple has added over 2,000 more seats this year.
  • Crowd is building up and we still have 40 minutes to go.
  •  Image via MacRumors.
  • Apple will be live streaming the WWDC 2013 keynote here. However, if you want analysis and comments about what Apple announces today, then join us for the journey.
  • We are here at Moscone West waiting to get in for the Keynote.
Apple will kick start their Worldwide Develop Conference tomorrow with a keynote at Moscone West in San Francisco. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has already commented that Apple will be showing the next generation iOS 7 with some major redesign at the keynote. And there are rumors that Apple will also introduced updated MacBooks along with completely redesigned Mac Pro. The WWDC keynote will start at 10AM PST/ 1PM EST/ 6PM London/ 2AM Japan. Techztalk will be doing live coverage and analysis of the event start at 9:30 AM PST tomorrow. Please join us on for the coverage.