Apple Watch styles drop to $169 (record low prices); AirPods fall to $139 at Amazon

Fresh early Black Friday markdowns have been issued at Amazon, with Apple Watch devices dropping to new record low prices thanks to discounts of up to $ 350 off. Meanwhile, Apple AirPods have received another price cut, knocking the earphones down to $ 139 while supplies last. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Analysts predict iPhone ASP could drop this year due to the popularity of iPhone 11

Following the release of the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro, analysts are diving deeper into the effects the new devices might have on Apple’s financial numbers. Analysts from Deutsche Bank have suggested that the popularity of the lower-cost iPhone 11 might drive down the average selling price of iPhones this year. more… The post […]

Writing with iPad Pro: Integrating Shortcuts and drag & drop into my workflow, USB-C hub flaws

Despite some hesitations from myself as well as others, I’ve not returned to the Mac and the iPad Pro continues to be my go-to computer. Now that it’s been a few weeks since my last piece, I’ve added a few things that aren’t necessarily new, but new to me when it comes to my daily workflow. more… The post Writing […]

iPhone chip supplier TSMC anticipates drop in premium phone shipments, Bitcoin to fuel growth

Chip manufacturer TSMC is anticipating a decline in shipments for premium smartphones this year, advising during its fourth-quarter earnings briefing that orders relating to cheaper mobile devices will rise slightly, with company growth likely to occur through embracing cryptocurrencies. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

OmniFocus, OmniPlan, and OmniGraffle updated for iOS 11 w/ drag and drop, Files app support, more

The Omni Group today is updating a trio of its iOS apps to better take advantage of the changes in iOS 11. Task management app OmniFocus, graphic design app OmniGraffle, and project management app OmniPlan have all been updated with iOS 11 features following Apple’s release earlier today… more… 9to5Mac

Apple’s Notebook Sales Drop to Estimated 2.5M as Buyers Await New MacBook Pro

Apple reported its first negative-growth quarter since 2003 last month as iPhone, iPad, and Mac sales all declined compared to the year-ago period, and new data shows that notebook sales unsurprisingly fared no better when broken out. MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro sales totaled an estimated 2.53 million in the first quarter of the […]

Apple Shares Drop Below $100 Amid Wider Stock Market Downturn

Apple shares dipped below $100 in pre-market trading today amid a wider Dow Jones and stock market downturn, with AAPL fluctuating around the $98-$100 mark prior to the New York Stock Exchange opening bell at 9:30 AM Eastern. Apple shares last dipped below $100 in October 2014, four months after opening at $92.69 following a […]

Sketchy Chinese report claims iPhone 6s will drop 16 GB storage option, instead start at 32 GB

MIC Gadget is claiming that retail versions of the next-generation iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus do not come in 16 GB variants. Instead, the report suggests that the new iPhone will start at 32 GB, with 64 GB and 128 GB available as the higher tier options. The report is based around sources within Foxconn that have supposedly […]

Samsung’s Mobile Business Sees Major Profit Drop Following iPhone 6 Launch

During its Wednesday earnings call, Apple rival Samsung Electronics reported net profit of 4.63 trillion won ($4.35 billion) for the January to March quarter, a 39% drop from its net profit of 7.49 trillion won in the year ago quarter. A sizable portion of the lost profit came from Samsung’s mobile division, which brought in […]