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iPhone designer praised for ‘groundbreaking’ products as he leaves Apple

iPhone designer praised for ‘groundbreaking’ products as he leaves Apple

Technology
The British man who designed the iPhone, iPod and Mac is leaving Apple after nearly three decades, saying it is a "natural" time to go.Chief design officer Sir Jonathan Ive - known widely as Jony Ive - will leave later this year to start his own design firm. But he will not cut his ties with the technology giant completely, as his new company will count Apple among its clients.He told the Financial Times: "While I will not be an (Apple) employee, I will still be very involved - I hope for many, many years to come."This just seems like a natural and gentle time to make this change." Advertisement According to the paper, his new venture LoveFrom will launch fully in 2020 and Sir Jonathan will continue to work...
Apple recalls some MacBooks over battery fire risk

Apple recalls some MacBooks over battery fire risk

Technology
Apple is recalling some of its older generation MacBook Pro laptops which contain a battery that may overheat and pose a fire risk. The recall only affects the 15-inch laptops sold primarily between September 2015 and February 2017. No other 15-inch MacBook Pro units or other Mac notebooks are being recalled.People can find out if their device is affected by visiting the Apple website and entering their product serial number.The technology giant confirmed that the laptops in question contain a battery which "may overheat and pose a safety risk". Advertisement The firm has asked people to stop using the affected devices. "If you have 'MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015)', enter your computer's serial num...
Apple charging $999 for new computer stand

Apple charging $999 for new computer stand

Technology
Apple will charge consumers $ 999 just for the stand for its new computer monitor - as much as a new iPhone XS.Reports from the company's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) on Monday suggested the audience could be heard murmuring - with a handful of boos - when the pricey stand was announced. It was a small mention during a show that confirmed Apple was ditching iTunes in favour of three separate apps for music, podcasts and films and shows. Image: Apple's Mac Pro monitor costs $ 4,999 Costs for the Mac Pro itself start at $ 5,999 while the specialised monitors themselves begin at $ 4,999 - with a mount adapter costing $ 199 - running to a total of $ 12,196.This would be £9,633 in a normal currency conversion, but Apple is known t
Apple sees iPhone sales recovery ahead despite worst decline

Apple sees iPhone sales recovery ahead despite worst decline

Business
By James Sillars, business reporter Apple shares have surged after the iPhone maker raised its forward guidance amid early signs of a recovery in premium handset sales.The tech firm said that while iPhone sales declined at their sharpest rate in the second quarter of its financial year - by 17% on a year earlier - a resurgence of sales in China towards the end of the period gave it more confidence. It reported iPhone revenue of $ 31bn between January and March - a figure that was still above Wall St estimates while its main area of growth, from services such as Apple Music and the App Store, hit $ 11.45bn - a rise of 16%.Total revenue came in at $ 58bn, a decline of 5%, reflecting the weaker iPhone sales. Image: App...