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Apple Looks for Setting up a Manufacturing Unit in India

Apple at Indian Engineering College

The renowned US-based mobile company Apple is looking to set up a manufacturing unit in India and try to find inducements for that. The famous iPhone maker Apple is trying to find out reasons from the Government of India to inaugurate a manufacturing firm in the country.

In talks with Government, the Cupertino-based technology chief has asked for Spurs related to the Department of Revenue and Department of Electronics and Information Technology (Deity), an official said. Currently, our Government provides benefits under modified special incentive package scheme (MSIPS) to lift electronic manufacturing units in the country.

The particular package scheme MSIPS is very helpful for companies those who are trying to establish production units. It provides financial encouragements and attracts investments in the electronics hardware segment. It also gives subsidy for investments in special economic zones.

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As we know, Apple products are currently making in six countries including Japan, Korea and United States. Apple’s statement regarding the launching of a manufacturing base accepts implication as the Finance Ministry in May had rejected calming the 30 percent national sourcing norms as wanted by the Iphone and Ipad maker as a pre-condition for bringing in FDI to set up single-brand retail stores in India.

Apple had asked freedom on the base for making state-of-the-art- and cutting-edge technology products for which local tracking is not possible. Meanwhile, the Government had also closed down the company’s proposal to import renewed phones and sell them in India.

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Apple-owned retail stores are available in countries like China, Germany, UK, US, and France. It sells its products through this owned retails stores, and in India, it has no owned retails store. In India, the company is selling its products through distributors such as Redington and Ingram Micro.

Apple launches 13-inch MacBook Pro Without Touch Bar at $1499: Check Specs, features and more

Apple MacBook Pro

Apple has recently released three MacBook Pro variants during the Apple event held on Thursday. Out of three, the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro models with Touch Bar and Touch ID having more spotlight. There is lower-end 13-inch MacBook Pro model without having the Touch Bar and Touch ID.

This 13-inch MacBook Pro model comes with the LED-backlit display with 227 PPI, 500 nits brightness. This display has the resolution of 2560×1600 pixels.

These both models have same Force Touch trackpad, Stereo speakers, and backlit keys. But this has only two Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports for power. It also helps in connectivity options for VGA, Ethernet and more with the extensions and adapters. The latest MacBook Pro is the thinker and lighter version than the previous generation 13-inch MacBook Pro.

Apple Unveiled 13-inch MacBook Pro Without Touchpad at Rs 1, 29,900

The new MacBook Pro is equipped with 2.0GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.1GHz. It comes with Intel Iris Graphics 540 with 4MB shared L3 cache.  The storage segment of this laptop is with 256GB PCIe-based SSD. The RAM of 8GB of 1866MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory is sported in this model.

MacBook Pro Display

When compared with the previous models, Apple definitely killed few technologies it was using. Some of them are mentioned here. You gonna really hurt, there is no MagSafe in the new MacBook Pro. There are no HDMI, SD cards support, and more in this model. You cannot get the MacBook without Retina displays further. There is no Optical Drives.

Apple MacBook Pro Specifications (13-inch)

  • Display    : 13.3-inch IPS LED-backlit display
  • Processor    : 2.0GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 with Turbo Boost up to 3.1GHz
  • GPU        : Intel Iris Graphics 540
  • RAM        : 8GB of 1866MHz LPDDR3
  • Storage    : 256GB PCIe-based SSD
  • Connectivity    : DisplayPort, Charging, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2
  • Features    : Backlit keyboard, Force Touch trackpad
  • Camera    : 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • Audio        : Stereo speakers, two microphones, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Battery    : 54.5-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery

Apple to Unveil Apple Nike+ Series 2 Smart Watches in India

This latest low-end Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch is available in Space Gray and Silver color variants.

Intel Core i5 processor with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of flash storage model is starting from $1499. Another model with Intel Core i7 processor with 16GB of RAM and 516GB/1TB of flash storage priced about $1799.

Currently, these models are available in the US and we can expect the availability in India soon.

Emporio Armani launched its first smartwatch starting at $245, rival to Apple?

Emporio Armani Smartwatch Cover Picture

Emporio Armani, the world famous company and widely known for their range of clothing. Now they were making their path towards the wristwatch bandwagon. Recently they announced the new line of watches, and they call the ‘Emporio Armani Connected’ range.

Although these smartwatches are not completely considered as the full-on smartwatches, due to their limited capabilities. This is the reason the company is calling this line in the group of the hybrid smart watches.

Of course, the uses are limited, and it is good to say that the watch comes with the features users like and find useful. Currently, all the smartwatches are featured in line with Bluetooth which allows the watch for connecting with the user’s smartphone.

Emporio Armani Features

These smartwatch has the ability to control the music along with the ability to it wirelessly. Capture the photos remotely using the smartphone’s camera. So, the user can place their smartphone at some distance and take the phone without relying on the timers.

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Emporio Armani’s Connected Hybrid Smartwatch also helps in monitoring the user’s sleep pattern, and it can be used as the alarm. It even helps the user to find the lost smartphone. You can make the settings like vibrating each time when you receive the notification on the connected smartphone.

One more last feature included on this phone is most important for a watch. Armani claims that these watches offer the maximum precision while keeping the time and even providing the ability to swap between the two time zones.

The people who wonder about the life of battery, company has included the Quartz battery inside the watch. So this will last much longer than the regular smartwatches.

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The users can download the ‘Emporio Armani Connected’ smartphone app for setting up & tracking. The app is available for Apple devices on App Store and Android devices on Google Play store. Download the app and install on your phone from the given links. Using this app, the user can Track daily activity, Set a personal goal, Connect with other apps and Emporio Armani LINK. One can use these features with this companion app using this wearable accessories designed by Emporio Armani.

The Emporio Armani Connected hybrid smartwatches are available in store and online. These smartwatches come with the price tag between $245.00 to $395.00.

MacBook Pro 2016 Might Arrive with Mini Display? Leaked image Confirms “Magic Toolbar”

MacBook Pro 2016

Apple has leaked their big announcement with the two hidden images from its upcoming MacBook Pro in MacOS Sierra 12.1 update. One of the famous websites has noticed the pictures in the system files. Meet the new MacBook Pro 2016.

As we all expected earlier, the MacBook Pro is featured with the second mini display which is right above the keyboard. This replaces the function row, and it should change depending upon the task you are doing. For example, as you see the display which is probably called as the Magic Toolbar, this prompts the user to confirm the Apple Pay Payment with the Touch ID Sensor.

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As you can observe the function row is gone and on the one hand, you might not remember when you has used the Function key last time. On the other hand, there is no physical escape key anymore. As per the displayed photo, we can see that, left part of the display is featured with the cancel button. So it is more like hitting the escape on your present keyboard. This is going to be the tough job for you, rather than blindly hitting the top left the key on your keyboard.

The leaked images also show that there will be a new Touch ID sensor in the new MacBook Pro.  You can clearly notice the Touch ID area in the second picture with the bit darker. This is not the same color as the rest of the display, and it does not look like the home button on your iPhone or iPad.

Magic Keyboard

The keyboard on this MacBook Pro looks awful and a lot like the one on the 12-inch Retina MacBook with the larger keycaps. The keyboard is having the deeper switches like on external Magic Keyboard.

Magic Keyboard: OLED Touch Bar to latest OLED Touchpad concept

Apple will be holding the event on Thursday. In addition to this the updated MacBook Pro models, the company should also update the 13-inch MacBook Air with the latest design and components. And the iMac could receive the performance update announcement.

Apple to Unveil Apple Nike+ Series 2 Smart Watches in India

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As expected, Apple has come out with the new series of smartwatches in the month of October itself. Apple and Nike together are launching the Apple Nike+ smart watches in India on Friday this week.

The watch makers have more concentrated on runners. Apple’s Chief Operating Officer, Jeff Williams has stated that the runner will be motivated and increase their level of performance in achieving goals with the help of Apple Nike+ Series 2 Smart watches.

As a matter of fact, running has become one of the aspects of daily life. Almost every individual nowadays are either jogging or walking or running t keep their bodies fit in shape and healthy.

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Two of the world’s most innovative brands – Apple and Nike in a partnership had launched a perfect running partner for the wrist of runners.

Coming to the specifications of Apple Nike+ smartphone almost all the features like the normal Apple phone has been included. Siri which is one of the brands for Apple is applicable even for these smart watches.

A brief look at the configurations of the device reveals that it is built on a Dual, Core processor. It is durable, lightweight same as the original Apple smart watch. Wrist bands the Nike Sports resemblance. Enough ventilation is provided via row after row of compression molded holes on the wrist band.

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Apple Watch Nike+ is rated water resistant to 50 meters. Even the swimmers can wear the watch and swim. The brightest display makes the gadget more visible in all the conditions. The brightness of Series 2 is almost double the brightness of series 1 Apple watches.

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The features remain common as of the Built-in GPS, Heart rate sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, and Ambient light sensor. Connectivity of Bluetooth v4.0 and Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz) will enable the device to connect other smart gadgets.

Receive reminders, current weather reports and your history of runs on this device. Siri can be utilized from Messages to phone calls in Apple smart watch Nike+ Series 2 model.

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For runners, a run schedule along with an exclusive new Nike+ Run Club app is placed on the smart watch. This helps in guiding the runners with the tips from the world’s best coaches and athletes. Through run schedule, one can set and remind upcoming events.

Apple Nike+ is available in 2 dimensions – 38 mm | 42 mm and in 4 color combinations which include Black + Volt, Black + Cool Gray, Flat Silver + White and Flat Silver + Volt. Display of the time in both digital and analog styles feature for these watches.

Apple Nike+ watches are made available through online on nike.com as well as Apple authorizes offline reseller stores. The models are priced at Rs. 32,900 for the one with a 42 mm diameter and Rs. 34,900 for a 38 mm diameter watch.