For those hoping to head into an Apple Store on April 24th on get an Apple Watch it looks like you are out out of luck. An internal memo was sent by Angela Ahrendts, Senior VP of Retail and Online at Apple reveals that the company will NOT offer the watch for in-store purchase on April 24th as previously promised by the company.
Apple’s Watch seems to be a pretty popular product already, according to digital commerce data company Slice Intelligence almost 1 million US consumers have pre-ordered the device. The report that was released on Sunday estimates that 957,000 people had pre-ordered the smartwatch Friday.
Well it looks as if Apple could release not two, but three new iPhones this year. Apple is expected to launch their new iPhone in the second half of 2015 and these new phones are said to be the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, and a smaller iPhone 6C.
At Mobile World Congress SanDisk has unveiled the world’s highest capacity microSDXC card. This comes a year after SanDisk announced the record-breaking 128 GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC card. SanDisk has now increased storage capacity by 56% up to 200 GB and still keeps the same fingernail-sized form factor.
Apple has sent out media invitations for an event that is set to take place March 9th. The tagline for the event is “Spring Forward”, which many speculate is a reference to Daylight Savings Time which means more news coming about Apple’s upcoming Watch.
In this instance, the future may be now. Israeli company StoreDot is on the verge of bringing a brand new battery technology to the market. Based on nanodots made from the same peptide molecule that seems to be responsible for causing Alzheimer’s disease, this two nanometer (two billionths of a meter) crystal has an extremely high capacitance and the ability to hold an electrical charge. The result of the high capacitance is the ability to take and hold an electrical charge extremely quickly. StoreDot has developed this into a usable battery that can be charged empty to full in 60 seconds!
Samsung has just purchased U.S. mobile payments firm LoopPay. In doing so it gives the company a strategy to compete with ApplePay. It looks like a new mobile payments solution from Samsung will be launched on March 1st, during Samsung’s Galaxy S6 smartphone event.
At Microsoft Windows 10 event the company went over how universal apps would have the the same or a very similar experience across all devices. Office was part of that conversation, and Microsoft just that their next installment of Desktop applications will arrive before the end of 2015.
ADATA builds some of the fastest most reliable and possibly under rated consumer SSDs on the market. One of the hottest items coming to the consumer side this year is external SSDs.