Tag: Apple

macOS High Sierra Update

macOS High Sierra Update

Software
High Sierra Released September 2017 The latest operating system released by Apple is High Sierra. Even though it's technically a new OS, it's more of just an upgrade on top of Sierra. Sierra was a very clean system that ran quite smooth so it will be interesting what this new software will bring to the table (the good or the bad). New Features A new file system New video compression standard — (HEVC) Next-gen graphics processor — (Metal 2) Updated applications — (Safari, Photos, Mail)   Apple File System: "Your data is under new management" Apple has decided to change the way their computers store your files. Utilizing flash technology to create a more advanced file system. Available to every Mac with all-flash internal storage. Benefits: Future proof —  using a new 6
Apple’s New iPhone X – Built by Samsung

Apple’s New iPhone X – Built by Samsung

Hardware
Apple vs Samsung In the smartphone and tech industry there are no greater rivals than Apple and Samsung. Apple's new smartphone the iPhone X, (available starting November 3rd), is the latest in the two companies trying to one up each other. However... Samsung is actually making quite a profit on each iPhone X sold. This is because Samsung is in contract with Apple to supply the components required to build each phone. Samsung built components: OLED display -(iPhone X) Batteries -(iPhone X, iPhone 8, 8s) Chipsets and Processors-(iPhone X, iPhone 8, 8s) Samsung has a contract to supply around 160 million OLED displays to Apple. Originally the contract was for 100 million and was estimated to be worth $2.59 billion.   Who's winning in this smart phone competition?