OnePlus today announced the launch of its latest flagship phone, the OnePlus 6, and the company couldn’t resist taking yet another jab at Apple and its decision to remove the headphone jack from its flagship iPhones.
During the event, OnePlus introduced new $69 OnePlus Bullets Wireless headphones that are shipping alongside the new OnePlus 6. „Just one thing though. I wonder. If you can connect your earphones using Bluetooth, you don’t need a headphone jack anymore, do you?“ said Carl Pei, OnePlus co-founder.
Pei’s headphone jack joke starts at 1:14:00 Pei was making a joke at Apple’s expense, as despite the inclusion of [...]
In addition to our more in-depth coverage of the latest Apple news and rumors at MacRumors, Quick Takes is a new column that will provide a bite-sized recap of other Apple-related headlines on weekdays.
February is generally a slower time of the year for Apple, but Monday’s news cycle has been slightly busier given it is the first day of Mobile World Congress in Spain, where many Apple rivals unveil new products.Monday, February 26:
Apple CEO Tim Cook will be co-chairman at the annual China Development Forum next month, according to The Wall Street Journal. It will be the second consecutive year that Cook speaks at the forum, and reportedly his fifth [...]
Conan O’Brien, host of late night talk show Conan, last night did a skit covering Apple’s keynote and the new Face ID feature designed to unlock the iPhone X with a facial scan.
A fake Craig Federighi takes the stage to answer inane Face ID questions from the audience. „Does it work with the butt?“ asks one person. „What’s the maximum number of faces that the phone can recognize?“ asks another man. „That’s a good question. Just one,“ says fake Federighi. „I have six,“ says the audience member, holding up a garbage bag.
Face ID is a new technology, so naturally there are a lot of questions [...]
Apple CEO Tim Cook today delivered the 2017 commencement address at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Cook first reflected on his inability to figure out what the purpose of his life is, while poking fun at Windows PCs in the process. For context, Cook briefly worked at former PC maker Compaq in early 1998 prior to joining Apple. I tried meditation. I sought guidance and religion. I read great philosophers and authors. In a moment of youthful indiscretion, I might even have experimented with a Windows PC. And obviously that didn’t work.
Cook’s search eventually led him to Apple in 1998, when the company was flirting with bankruptcy and [...]