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Rumors related to the latest generation of iPhone finally fulfilled. Through SVP Marketing Phil Schiller, Apple finally officially introduced the latest generation of iPhone called the iPhone 5 to the public.
Located in Yerba Buena Center California, Apple finally answers all the rumors over the past few months. Especially when the public is curious to some leaked photos of the iPhone 5 are scattered in cyberspace.
The design on the iPhone 5 now looks much thinner than its predecessor. With a weight of only 112 grams and 7.6mm thickness makes the iPhone 5 is more fashionable than its predecessor.
The width of the screen used in the iPhone 5 as expected before is the 4-inch Retina Display. The screen resolution reaches 1136 x 640 with a pixel density of 326 ppi.
iPhone 5 that recently announced is using the processor A6. Apple claimed the A6 processor is 2 times faster for the processor performance and 2 times more reliable in handling graphic. More >
Samsung again launched offensive move to hook the Apple iPhone users to switch to Samsung Galaxy S3 by presenting Easy Phone Sync application that allows mobile phones of Galaxy Series sync with iTunes.
So far, only gadget of Apple like iPad, iPod and iPhone can sync and share music content, video or photos using Apple’s multimedia application, iTunes.
Samsung assess the dependence of the users of iPhone and iPad on iTunes that makes users reluctant to switch to other platforms such as Android because it is not compatible with iTunes.
Samsung was playing pretty with make Easy Phone Sync application that allows owners of Galaxy S3 to transfer and organize video content, photos, music, podcasts and even text messages that stored in iTunes to Android devices, or vice versa.
“We know that iPhone users reluctant to switch to Android devices because they can not use iTunes to manage their content. Easy Phone Sync is present to allow users to enjoy the iTunes content on Galaxy Samsung phones”, said a spokesperson for Samsung. More >
In addition to the MacBook Pro, Apple also introduced the MacBook Air at WWDC event a week ago. This latest generation MacBook Air comes with an Intel Ivy Bridge, flash storage with higher speed (500 MBps read speed), 60% faster graphics, and RAM capacity is also increased.
The new MacBook Air will be available in two different variants, namely the size of 11 inches and 13 inches. Both have been fitted with a FaceTime update camera that capable of recording up to 720p.
Apple MacBook Air 11-inch will have a display size of 1366×768, using a dual-core i5 1.7GHz, 4GB RAM, 64GB of flash storage, Intel HD Graphics 4000 and 5 hours of battery life. 11-inch MacBook Air will be priced at US$999.
As for the second model, the Apple MacBook Air 13-inch, will have a screen size of 1440×900, dual-core i5 1.8GHz, 4GB RAM, 128GB of flash storage, Intel HD Graphics 4000 and 7 hours of battery life. 13-inch MacBook Air is sold at the cheapest price around US$1199. More >
In the event the Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) 2012, Apple showcased its latest OS upgrade, iOS 6. Currently Apple’s latest Operating System is only available for developers. Some features such as Passbook to keep track of Boarding Pass, Stream Photo sharing services to better integration with social networking Facebook presented in iOS 6.
With a better integration with Facebook, users of iOS 6 can easily share a photo or status update with a few easy steps. From the navigation sector, Apple established itself to be separated from Google Maps by entering the Apple Maps with 3D display that looks more real with turn-by-turn navigation.
Siri application has also improvement, now a personal assistant for the iOS device is claimed to be a lot smarter with the addition of Korean and Mandarin languages. Not only that, Siri is now compatible with the other iOS devices, namely the iPad.
App Store has also improved with the presence of Like button so that users can recommend favorite applications to other users. If according to plan, iOS 6 will be present to consumers in October of this year.
Popularity of the new iPad certainly can not be separated from one of the features found on the screen, the Retina Display screen which managed to attract the lovers of the tablet.
Now appeared a rumor that states that the Retina Display will not only be used on the iPhone or iPad, but Apple will also use it for the latest Macbook.
Apple itself is rumored will launch a line of new MacBook in the summer of 2012 in the United States, and will present the use of a Retina screen.
Not only uses a Retina screen, this latest Macbook will also come with a screen size of 13 – 15 inches with a thinner body and has been equipped with OS x 10.8 Mountain Lion.