Tag: Apple

Apple slams EU as epic court battle over tax bill begins

by Catherine KURZAWA Apple went on the offensive against Brussels in an EU court on Tuesday, fighting the European Commission's landmark order that the iPhone-maker reimburse Ireland 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes. The EU's tax demand, made three years ago, "defies reality and...

More than a week’s worth of work for the iPhone 11 Pro

Are you planning to buy the iPhone 11 upon its global release on Sept 20? Are you willing to give up more than a week's wages to do so? Picodi's iPhone affordability index compared countries' average monthly incomes to the local prices of the iPhone...

What you need to know about the new iPhone 11, including its lower price

Singapore—It’s that time of year again for Apple to unveil the product that basically changed the future of smartphones, the well-beloved iPhone, of course. The biggest surprise about the 2019 iteration of the iPhone is its price. On the lowest end of the three models...

Certain MacBook Pro models banned on Singapore airlines due to fire safety risk

Singapore—Some older models from Apple’s 15-inch MacBook Pro line of laptops have been banned from Singapore Airlines (SIA). Apple issued a voluntary recall of laptops sold from September 2015 and February 2017, since these units use a battery that could overheat and present the...

Apple’s MacBook Pro joins list of items banned from flying, certain units being recalled

Apple – Owners of any 15-inch macOS powered laptops now face the uncertainty of not being able to fly with their devices. On June 20, Apple released a recall for a limited number of older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro units stating that "the battery...

Is Samsung following in Apple’s steps? Leak of Galaxy Tab S6 shows a curious, but now-familiar, feature

A recent article in Android Headlines (AH) showed an exclusive leak of Samsung’s answer to the high-end iPad Pro—its Galaxy Tab S6 on July 17. The tablet comes in three colours at least, grey, pink (rose gold) and light blue. There is a slot for...

Apple axes the 12-inch MacBook

With all the new upgrades to the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro lines, nobody noticed that the 12-inch MacBook has been discontinued on the Apple online store. Featuring a USB-C function, butterfly keyboard and the first Mac laptop without a glowing Apple logo in years,...

Jewel Changi Airport to open its first Apple store with multilingual staff

Singapore – On July 13 (Saturday) at 10 am, Apple will open its second store in Singapore  at Jewel Changi Airport. Located at the second level of the mall complex, the new outlet will satisfy any Apple devotee’s tech cravings, featuring more than 200 of...

Apple offer free repairs for power issues on 2018 MacBook Airs

New owners of the 2018 MacBook Air are entitled to free repairs for the power issues that requires the replacement of the main logic board. Limited to a small number of models, the issue is identified to "Retina, 13-inch, 2018 MacBook Air models with certain...

Apple eyeing Malaysia as one of the countries to move production capacity

Malaysia is one of the Southeast Asia countries that may get a slice of Apple's business as it diversifies its supply chain in an effort to reduce its reliance on Chinese manufacturing. "Apple has asked several of its major suppliers to evaluate the cost implications...