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Apple buys U.K. startup to improve iPhone picture taking: Bloomberg Acquisitions News 

Apple buys U.K. startup to improve iPhone picture taking: Bloomberg

Apple Inc. acquired a U.K.-based startup, named Spectral Edge Ltd., with technology that improves photos taken on smartphones, according to Mark Gurman, writing at Bloomberg. According to U.K. filings made public on Thursday, Apple corporate lawyer Peter Denwood was recently named a director of Cambridge-based Spectral Edge Ltd., while the startup’s other advisers and board members were terminated. According to the... Read More
Lux Optics’ Spectre Camera named Apple iPhone app of the year News 

Lux Optics’ Spectre Camera named Apple iPhone app of the year

Lux Optics‘ long-exposure app, Spectre, was named iPhone app of the year by Apple Inc. Spectre uses AI to help make long-exposure photographs to remove crowds from busy city streets, turn nighttime highways into rivers of light and make waterfalls look like paintings. Spectre’s intelligent computational shutter takes hundreds of shots over the span of a few seconds and saves... Read More
IDC: Third-quarter worldwide smartphone shipments up 0.8% Market research Press releases 

IDC: Third-quarter worldwide smartphone shipments up 0.8%

Worldwide smartphone shipments increased 0.8% year over year in the third quarter of 2019, reversing seven quarters of decline, according to new data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. In total, companies shipped a total 358.3 million smartphones during the quarter, which was up 8.1% from the previous quarter and enough to return the industry to... Read More
Apple introduces iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max advanced smartphones New Products Press releases 

Apple introduces iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max advanced smartphones

Featuring a Stunning Pro Display, A13 Bionic, Cutting-Edge Pro Camera System and Longest Battery Life Ever in iPhone with iPhone 11 Pro Max CUPERTINO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apple® today announced iPhone® 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, a new pro line for iPhone that delivers advanced performance for users who want the very best smartphone. The new Super Retina® XDR display... Read More
Apple Introduces dual camera iPhone 11 New Products Press releases 

Apple Introduces dual camera iPhone 11

CUPERTINO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apple® today announced iPhone® 11, delivering innovations that make the world’s most popular smartphone even more powerful, improving the features people use the most throughout their day.1 iPhone 11 introduces a powerful dual-camera system, offering an intuitive camera experience with the highest quality video in a smartphone and Night mode for photos. iPhone 11 is powered by the A13... Read More
As digital cameras struggle, global smartphones reach peak sales point News Opinion 

As digital cameras struggle, global smartphones reach peak sales point

The photo enthusiast sites frequently bemoaning the continued decline in camera shipments from Japan. Citing CIPA stats, it’s clear the trend isn’t optimistic, as shown from the chart at right. The growth in mirrorless category hasn’t done much to offset the secular decline in the digital camera industry. We can all debate the merits of which is better – the... Read More
Apple improves camera, photo features in iOS 13 Events New Products News Opinion Press releases 

Apple improves camera, photo features in iOS 13

At the Apple World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) today, Apple executives previewed iOS13 with updates to the photo and camera apps. Portrait lighting adjustments can be made right in the Camera app to virtually “move” the light closer or to “push” the light farther away. A new High-Key Mono effect creates a monochromatic look for Portrait mode photos. iOS13 also... Read More
Apple finally brings back cheese-grater style Mac Pro, plus new Pro Display Events New Products Press releases 

Apple finally brings back cheese-grater style Mac Pro, plus new Pro Display

At the Apple World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) today, Apple executives released an updated Mac Pro, harkening back to classic “cheese grater” style desktop. The new Mac Pro is based on a 28-core Intel Xeon workstation processor 6 channels of ECC for up to 1TB of system memory, 8 PCIe slots, two 10Gb Ethernet ports, support for dual AMD GPUs and... Read More
Apple adds smart photo selection to new MacOS Catalina Events News Opinion Press releases 

Apple adds smart photo selection to new MacOS Catalina

At the Apple World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) today, Apple announced the new MacOS update, MacOS Catalina, will include an iTunes replacement, Music, less-intrusive iPhone integration, a Podcast app with indexing for easy finding and Apple TV with Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision support. There’s a new app called Sidecar that lets you use the iPad as a second display. In... Read More
Gartner: Global smartphone 1Q sales declined 2.7% Market research Press releases 

Gartner: Global smartphone 1Q sales declined 2.7%

Huawei Secured No. 2 Spot Aided by Strong Performance in China EGHAM, U.K – WEBWIRE – Wednesday, May 29, 2019 –  Global sales of smartphones to end users declined 2.7% in the first quarter of 2019, totaling 373 million units, according to Gartner, Inc. Despite its absence from the U.S., Huawei maintained its ranking as the No. 2 smartphone vendor worldwide... Read More
Apple introduces first 8-core MacBook Pro New Products News Press releases 

Apple introduces first 8-core MacBook Pro

Apple updated MacBook Pro with faster 8th- and 9th-generation Intel Core processors, bringing eight cores to MacBook Pro for the first time. MacBook Pro now delivers two times faster performance than a quad-core MacBook Pro and 40 percent more performance than a 6-core MacBook Pro, making it the fastest Mac notebook ever.1 These new processors, combined with powerful graphics, the... Read More
Apple services revenues reaches all-time high of $11.5 billion, but overall sales down 5% Earnings reports News Press releases 

Apple services revenues reaches all-time high of $11.5 billion, but overall sales down 5%

Services Revenue Reaches New All-Time High of $11.5 Billion Cupertino, California — April 30, 2019 — Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2019 second quarter ended March 30, 2019. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $58 billion, a decline of 5 percent from the year-ago quarter, and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $2.46, down 10 percent. International... Read More
Worldwide smartphone shipments down 6.6% year-over-year, according to IDC Market research News Press releases 

Worldwide smartphone shipments down 6.6% year-over-year, according to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., April 30, 2019 – Challenges within the smartphone market carried right into the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19) with shipment volumes down 6.6% year over year, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. Smartphone vendors shipped a total of 310.8 million units in 1Q19, which marked the sixth consecutive quarter of decline.... Read More
Pond5 to build ProRes RAW video marketplace Events Press releases 

Pond5 to build ProRes RAW video marketplace

NEW YORK (PRWEB) APRIL 04, 2019 – Global video marketplace Pond5 today announced a plan to create a new collection of royalty-free licensable video shot with Apple’s recently released ProRes RAW codec. Filmmakers working with cameras or gear that can capture ProRes RAW footage — such as Atomos monitor/recorders for selected large-sensor cameras and DJI’s X7 — are encouraged to apply... Read More
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