MacBook Air and Mac Mini: Double Blast from the Past!!

It looks like the theme of Apple’s fall keynote event was Throwbacks!  At Apple’s “There’s More in the Making” event in Brooklyn, New York, we witnessed the rebirth of the MacBook Air, the revival of a dusted-off Mac Mini, new iPad Pros sans home button, and, for some reason, Lana del Rey. Got no idea what we’re talking about? Well, that’s what you get for missing the event. Here’s a recap! Read more

iOS 12 Public Beta

You Can Now Download iOS 12 Public Beta. But You Shouldn’t

Just 3 weeks after the announcement of iOS 12 at WWDC, Apple has released its Public Beta for everyone to try. Now, before you start jumping in joy and fiddling through your iPhone’s Settings to download the brand new iOS version, there are quite a few things that you should know about this Beta.  Let us cover them one-by-one. Read more

App Accelerator Bengaluru

Apple’s App Accelerator in Bengaluru Training Developers on Latest Technologies

Over the last year, the India App Accelerator at Bengaluru has guided thousands of young local developers to create the best-in-class apps. Now Apple is planning to start ‘Business and Marketing’ sessions that will help developers sell and market their apps effectively. Starting early this summer, it will help Indian developers understand the marketing aspect of the app business. Read more

Steve Wozniak on India

Steve Wozniak Said Indians Lack Creativity and We Just Couldn’t Handle It!

“It is nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry; for this delicate little plant, aside from simulation, stands mainly in the need of freedom; without this it goes to wreck and ruin without fail. It is a very grave mistake to think that the enjoyment of seeing and searching can be promoted by means of coercion and a sense of duty” –Einstein, 1949, p. 19

The above passage from Einstein’s autobiography, a surprisingly expressive one, speaks of a theme that revolves around a concept that affects motivation, social factors and has a powerful impact- Creativity. Read more

iPhone X in India

iPhone X: The Number 1 Premium Handset in India

Last November, when iPhone X was launched with a whopping price tag of Rs. 83,9000 for its base model and Rs. 1.02 lakh for the 256GB, it became the first mainstream handset in India to cross the mark of  rupees 1 lakh (What a historic day!!). Needless to say there was a flurry to complaints and cries, with pre-order offers like Jio Cashback doing little to ease the pain.

It was too pricey. It was doomed in a price sensitive marketing like India, it just wasn’t worth it – All these arguments, although credible, have been proven wrong! Read more