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i9 Macbook Pro 2018: Too powerful for its own good?



With great Power comes great Capability. Apple believes so. And…

Apple made a major announcement to an update to its MacBook Pro laptop lineup. It has been 13 months after the previous refresh on 7 June 2017 at WWDC 2017. As Apple focused the WWDC 2018 on being completely hardware-less, this was expected sooner or later. The upcoming laptops, which arrive in time for the important buying period, are available with 13″ and 15″ screens. The MacBook features the eighth-gen Intel Coffee Lake processors, better storage options (up to 3TB), T2 subsystem controller chips and much more. cough Intel i9 cough

The 2018 MacBook Pro is a serious performance upgrade over last year’s model. Apple definitely had lots of thought and work into making this a stand against laptops now and to come in the future. Apple has the new tech in their pockets now and the new MBPs parallel the Windows world in adopting Coffee Lake mobile processors.


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MacBook and Macbook Pro with intel i9

Apple MacBook and Macbook Pro




MacBook Pro elevates the notebook to a whole new level of performance and portability. Wherever your ideas take you, you’ll get there faster than ever with high-performance processors and memory, advanced graphics, blazing-fast storage and more.

Apple MacBooks have been in the use for the last half a decade or more. Content creators, Developers or just working professionals rely on MacBook and MacBook Pro to help them. Users have received enough and hence made Apple one of the finest laptop manufacturers. Now Apple has a treat for their customers. Before moving to the behemoth i9 MacBook Pro, let’s have a look at these other announcements:

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Coming to the 13″ MacBook Pro that is mainly for the students and techies. The new tech under the hood will allow kids and parents both to make the most of it. Power is what makes a laptop float over its competitors and Apple has taken it seriously.

2018 MacBook Pro 13:

  • $1,799 MacBook Pro 13 (Touch Bar) with Core i5-8259U (quad-core): This Coffee Lake processor has a base frequency of 2.3GHz but Turbo Boosts up to 3.8GHz and is rated up to 28 watts not the typical 15 watts. This sums up to better performance. Hell Yeah!
    This makes the laptop the least powerful one yet better than many good ones. Apple is now focusing on a broader range of customers.
  • $2,099 MacBook Pro 13 (Touch Bar) with Core i7-8559U (quad-core): This has a base frequency of 2.7 and Turbo Boosts up to 4.5 GHz and is rated up to 28W. This is definitely for the everyday man. A guy who likes to watch movies, play some Overwatch sometimes or just listen to Music on Apple MacBook with its new Dolby speakers. This version is a beast.


Now switching to the Beast Mode of Apple. This year’s Apple WWDC had a lot of focus on AI and Gaming performances with 2nd Versions of many services. This indeed will help Apple MacBook Pros at getting more with every click.

2018 MacBook Pro 15:

  • $2,399 MacBook Pro 15 with Intel Core i7-8750H (six-core): This has a base frequency of only 2.2 GHz but Turbo Boosts to a decent 4.1 GHz. Like all the Coffee Lake six-core processors, it is rated up to 45W. This decent build will target to some high-end students who like to do a part time gaming on their devices too.
  • $2,799 MacBook Pro 15 with Intel Core i7-8850H (six-core): This has a base frequency of 2.6 GHz and Turbo Boosts to a decent 4.3 GHz. This is for the ultimate professional to get the best output for the code. This is also great for content creators who use Mac as a primary device.
  • $3,099 MacBook Pro 15 with Intel Core i9 8950HK processor (six-core): This has a base frequency of 2.9 GHz and Turbo Boosts to a whopping 4.8 GHz. This processor also has 12 MB of onboard SmartCache, compared to 9 MB on the other six-core Core i7 processors. Now this is completely on a different level and needs to be taken care of personally. This is beyond imagination, guys.

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Intel i9 with MacBook Pro makes nothing stand against it.

MacBook 13″ and MacBook 15″ with Intel i9


The infamous i9 MacBook

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In short, MacBook Pro 15-inch:


  • Touch Bar and Touch ID

  • 15.4-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Retina display

  • 2.2GHz or 2.6GHz 6-core Intel Core i7 or 2.9GHz 6-core Intel Core i9 processor

    Turbo Boost up to 4.8GHz

  • Up to 10 hours battery life

  • 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, 2TB or 4TB SSD2

  • Force Touch trackpad

  • 1.83kg (4.02 pounds)

The RAM upgrade tops out to be 32GB instead of 16GB and this will make a huge difference.

Previously, all the 13″ models offered 8GB of RAM (although there was a build-to-order option for 16GB). The 15″ models shipped with 16GB RAM as standard.

You can now get a 4TB SSD on the 15″ Pro; the maximum in the 2017 generation was 2TB. Funny.

True Tone screen
Apple’s True Tone technology was first demonstrated in the 2016 iPad Pro: it adjusts colour and brightness output to compensate for changing environmental lighting conditions. It’s a subtle feature but we’re pleased to see it make the switch to macOS. With macOS Mojave this will be more efficient and act as a great service for every user.

Touch Bar
All of the updated MacBook Pro models come with a Touch Bar (and therefore Touch ID). Apple will continue to sell a non-Touch Bar 13″ model, but it’s not updated.

Now coming over to the Price that the best selected model will provide. This will cost you around $8k which is approx. Rs. 5,36,200. This is huge for Apple as it is costliest ever product ever made by Apple and probably the best, which, time will tell. This selection in the Buy cart has a 32GB of RAM, 4TB of Storage and a behemoth Intel i9 processor. Phew.

Macbook pro with Intel i9

Price for Ultimate Macbook Pro

Well, that’s for now. Enjoy the laptop you filthy rich people. Kidding, but seriously, this is huge! Right?
Over and Out.

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Apple different from other and untold facts





Before buying any phone including apple intex , nokia , samsung , micromax etc,have we ever thought what makes apple phones and devices different from other devices,why apple phones and devices are to costly to afford .Lets see detailed explanation from very begining.How it covered a whole market in world.

”Apple is terms of revenue is one of world’s largest information technology company, on the basis of total assets the world’s largest technology company, and the world’s second-largest mobile phone manufacturer after brand Samsung.”



Apple Inc. is an American(MNCs) technology company headquartered in Cupertino located in  California, that designs the product develops it and sells the consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.

The company’s hardware products include-

  •  iPhone smartphone,
  • iPad tablet computer,
  • Mac personal computer, the iPod portable media player,
  • It Watch smartwatch, the Apple TV digital media player,
  • HomePod smart speaker.
  • Software generally includes  mac operating system and iOS operating systems and iTunes media player,  Safari web browser, and the iLife and iWork creativity and productivity suites , as well as professional applications like Final Cut Pro and Xcode.
  • Its online services include the iTunes Store, the iOS App Store and Mac App Store, Apple Music, and iCloud.

At begining-

  • It was incorporated as Apple Computer, Inc. in January 1977, and sales of its computers, including the II, saw significant momentum and revenue growth for the company.
  • Itwent public in 1980 to instant financial success.
  • However, the high price tag of its products and limited software titles caused problems, as did power struggles between executives at the company.
  • As the market for personal computers increased, It’s computers saw diminishing sales due to lower-priced products from competitors, in particular, those offered with the Microsoft Windows operating system.
  • It’s worldwide annual revenue totaled $229 billion for the 2017 fiscal year.
  • It is the world’s largest information technology company by revenue and the world’s third-largest mobile phone manufacturer after Samsung and Huawei.
  • The company define it as a king of brand loyalty and enjoys no.1 position. and got position of most valuable brand.
  • However, it receives some criticism regarding the labor practices by the contractors, its environmental and business practices, including practices ofanti-competitive behavior, as well as the origins of source materials.


”Untold fact-It also experimented with a number of other unsuccessful consumer targeted products during the 1990s, including digital cameras, portable CD audio players, speakers, video consoles, the eWorld online service, and TV appliances.”


Environmental practices and initiatives

  • Following a Greenpeace protest,committing to ending its use of coal and shifting to 100% renewable clean energy. By 2013, It was using 100% renewable energy to power their data centers. Overall, 75% of the company’s power came from clean renewable sources.Image result for apple
  • n May 2015, Greenpeace evaluated the state of the Green Internet and commended It on their environmental practices saying, “It ‘s commitment to renewable energy has helped set a new bar for the industry, illustrating in very concrete terms that a 100% renewable Internet is within its reach, and providing several models of intervention for other companies that want to build a sustainable Internet.
  • As of 2016, He states that 100% of its U.S. operations run on renewable energy, 100% of It ‘s data centers run on renewable energy and 93% of It ‘s global operations run on renewable energy.

It Got Us to Pay So Much for the iPhone Despite Dropping Demand-

The iPhone is getting more expensive, and It is betting faithful customers will barely blink an eye.

It has slowly increased the average price of an iPhone since 2007,

but with the $999 iPhone X release last year, it made a bigger leap than usual. A year later, after the shock value of a thousand dollar smartphone had largely worn off, It made another jump. Image result for apple

“It has been intentionally testing the price elasticity of its products in the past few years, and what it found is customers have an appetite for more expensive iPhones”

  • To justify the prices of X-branded phones,it did add a new interface, new sizes and new features.
  • It’s unlikely most customers care enough about using a finger swipe rather of a home button,

or face detection rather than of fingerprints for security, to drop more money on a device.


  • The truly killer features are the larger screens, which

has pushed all the way to the edges of the devices, and the new size options.

Customers are also paying for the brand. They want the logo on the back of large rectangle with a smooth gold finish.

Rather of trying to reach everyone,

it is embracing its unique place

in the industry as more of a luxury brand, said Lam.

“In a very mature market like this, brand probably doing the classical Econ 101 [approach],

which is trying to extract the most money and revenue for the premium brand,” said Lam.

 Key Weakness-

the  (AAPL) is the top tech company measured by market cap and continues to dominate in categories the company invented or popularized.

Most importantly it seems it is at the top of its game, several weaknesses have emerged that the

company needs to address if it is going to stay on top.

  • The Closed Ecosystem
  • Pace of Innovation
  • Leadership
  • The bottom line

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Apple CarPlay: All you need to know about your ultimate co-pilot



Apple CarPlay

Apple CarPlay system is a quick and safe way to use iPhone in the car. It allows car radio or head unit to be a display and work as a controller for an iPhone. With CarPlay software you can access your iPhone in your car’s infotainment systems. Further, it allows you to make calls, send or receive messages, listen to music and getting directions. All you have to do is connect your iPhone with CarPlay.

Major automobile manufacturers are currently offering models that support Apple’s CarPlay system. Most of them are partnering with CarPlay to enable the software in their infotainment system.

Features of Apple CarPlay

You can view features of CarPlay by using “Siri” which is Apple’s digital assistant. Apple CarPlay acts as an iPhone for you while driving. It provides access to Apple apps such as Phone, Music, Apple Maps, iMessage, iBooks, and Podcasts. It also allows third-party apps like iHeartRadio, Radioplayer, Spotify, CBS Radio, Rdio, Overcast, Pocket Casts, Google Play Music, NPR One,, and Audible.

Here are the main features of CarPlay:-

Apple CarPlay

  • Calling:- With the help of “Siri”, you can make calls, return missed calls and listen to voicemail. What you have to do is ask Siri to make calls for you.

  • Messaging:- You don’t have to take extra efforts in reading and writing. What you have to do is listen and dictate. Apple’s Siri assistant read, write and send text messages for you. Further, it can also reply to the messages you received.

Apple CarPlay

  • Maps:- The Most used CarPlay feature is Apple Map which is easy to use. You can search for nearby restaurants, shops etc. or you can simply use your voice. The driver can say “Siri, get direction to cafe Night” or you can say “Siri, where’s the closest petrol pump station?” and Siri will obey your orders. CarPlay Siri assistant provides you with accurate information.

  • Music:- You can listen to the music or podcasts by accessing all your songs from iTunes. The CarPlay system arranges songs systematically for you. You have to ask Siri to play your favourite songs.

Other apps:- In you CarPlay system, you can use other apps on your iPhone like WhatsApp, podcast,iHeartRadio, vox, Google Play Music, Spotify, Clammr, etc. It also supports apps developed by car manufacturers.

Apple CarPlay

Additional feature:- CarPlay system features Siri voice control which provides you with a quality driving experience. It works along with your car’s controls- like knobs, buttons, touchpad and touchscreen.

iPhones compatible with Apple CarPlay

To use this facility, you need iPhone 5 and later models with at least iOS 7.1. Following are the iPhone versions that are compatible with CarPlay.

  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone SE, iPhone 5s
  • iPhone 5c, iPhone 5

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Cars compatible with Apple CarPlay

Major automobile manufacturers are currently compatible with Apple Carplay. Additionally, there are dozens of brands that offer CarPlay compatibilities like Honda, Chevrolet, the Lamborghini Aventador S. Volvo, Chevrolet Spark Ford, and Porsche. There are nearly 400 models that are compatible with CarPlay. The list of cars compatible with CarPlay is still relatively short because the software hasn’t been on the market for very long.

How to Set-up CarPlay with your iPhone

Before you proceed:-

  1. Make sure that your car or stereo is compatible with Carplay. The car’s USB port may have a label of a smartphone or CarPlay icon. More information will be available in your car’s manual or on the manufacturer’s official website.
  2. Also, make sure that Siri is turned on.
  3. Make sure that you have iPhone 5 and later models with at least iOS 7.1.
  • To proceed further, connect a USB cable to iPhone and plug it into your car’s USB port. In case, CarPlay Home menu doesn’t appear, select CarPlay logo on your car’s display. If your vehicle supports wireless CarPlay, press and hold the Voice Control button on your steering wheel to set up CarPlay. Make sure that your car is in Bluetooth pairing or wireless mode.
  • In your iPhone, go to Settings> select General> Tap on CarPlay option (It’s the third selection in the second section of the menu.)>Select Turn on Bluetooth or USB Only> Available Cars and select your car.

As a matter of fact, Apple’s CarPlay is a great system that brings a more phone-like experience to your infotainment screen, and it’s easier to work with than most OEM-developed software. CarPlay could also save you a few bucks when buying a new car.

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Aadhaar | UIDAI contact: Google ‘inadvertently’ takes the blame



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Google currently has the maximum number of smartphone users under its radar. Android still has the lion share in the market of users. So whatever the “Not so Evil” company is doing, we have to put in some interest to it. So with this concern rising in the past couple of days, we had to get something. Google has an answer to everything. It states that it had configured the UIDAI helpline number and a distress number into the Android SetUp Wizard in 2014. iPhone users also got alarmed as they expected the unexpected, Google explains this might have been the case of a Gmail sync where the contacts get synced across different platforms too.

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Google’s answer to UIDAI issue


On August 3rd UIDAI denied that it forced any smartphone manufacturer or telecom service provider to add a helpline number to people’s contact lists. Google accepted that it had in 2014 inadvertently coded the 112 distress number and the UIDAI number into its setup wizard for Android. This in a way put to end the controversy surrounding the mysterious entry of the UIDAI number in the contact lists of many smartphone users around the country.

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Google has admitted that it is to blame for the mysterious appearance of an outdated Aadhaar helpline number in the contact lists of phones, and clarified that it wasn’t an unauthorized breach of the Android devices. The US Internet major will fix the issue over the next few weeks. Google has still not answered exactly why it added the contact numbers even when UIDAI had not specified to do so. We are still a bit confused at Google’s work here. But it acted smartly and followed up with the thing pretty smoothly.

But nothing goes smoothly in India. Right?


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UIDAI Aadhar cards for each Indian


Social media exploded today after several Android users discovered that the UIDAI helpline number crept into their contact lists without their knowledge. The Aadhaar-issuing authority sprung into action with a clarification that this apparent intrusion was not their doing. Other govt bodies including COAI and TRAI also washed their hands off the matter. So at the end of the day, the mystery is no longer a mystery. Google explained, later in the day, that it had configured the UIDAI helpline number along with other distress helpline numbers into the Android SetUp Wizard in 2014. This is what caused the contact to appear on Android as well as devices running on other operating systems as it got transferred from one device to another.

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Twitter Battle

As the numbers are present in the user’s GMAIL it is known to be in sync with all the devices they have. It means that the UIDAI helpline number from 2014 was transferred from old Android devices to new Android and iOS devices. This explains why the contact named UIDAI appeared in contact lists of smartphones running both Android and iOS.

UIDAI had a customer care number that has changed in the past couple of years. The press is pretty aware of the customer’s rights and this tweet was the answer. The @UIDAI started with 1/n tweets and made 5 tweets regarding this issue. The tweets were informational enough and are noteworthy too.

UIDAI said in a statement that it has not asked handset makers and telecom service providers to include its toll-free number on mobile phones. UIDAI manages the country’s Aadhar project. 1800-300-1947 that showed up in the contact lists of some phones was an outdated and invalid helpline number. Some vested interests are trying to create unwarranted confusion, UIDAI had said.

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UIDAI’s new Toll-free number is 1947 since the past two years. Google if had the main focus of adding the number, should have updated it too. So now the question to ask is, did Google really want to just save the number?

Google will send an Android SetUp Wizard which will solve the issue. The update will reach to smartphone manufacturers in a few weeks of time.  After Google has coded-out the bug from their OS, I guess. Over and Out.

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