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This week on
The CultCast: Astounding info and figures from
Apple’s latest earnings report; Nintendo guarantees a bunch of
new iOS video games; methods to get the very best deal in cloud storage;
inexpensive choices on your first drone; the proper minimalist
strap on your mirrorless digital camera; and we pitch you our favourite
devices in an all-new Fave N Raves!

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This week’s matters

‘I’m a Mac’ star Justin Lengthy turns into new face of Huawei

  • Ever heard of Huawei? They’re in China.
  • Justin Lengthy, the
    face of Apple’s “Get a Mac” marketing campaign for 3 years, is
    now starring in adverts for Huawei telephones.
  • Huawei is now the third-biggest smartphone maker within the
    world, behind solely Apple and Samsung. It shipped 44.9 million
    handsets final quarter to seize a 10.2 % of the worldwide
  • The corporate is now attempting to interrupt into Western markets,
    with a giant deal with the U.S.
  • What higher means to try this than with the face of Apple’s
    well-known “Get a Mac” marketing campaign?
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Nintendo guarantees no less than 2 new cell video games yearly

  • Its new Change console is correct across the nook, however
    Nintendo gained’t be shedding its deal with Android and iOS. The
    Japanese agency as we speak confirmed that it plans to launch two to
    three cell video games yearly.
  • Tremendous Mario Run attracted a staggering 40 million
    downloads in simply 4 days when it landed on iOS. In accordance
    to a latest report from The Wall Road Journal, it
    has already made Nintendo greater than $50 million.
  • Nintendo’s announcement comes a day after it disillusioned
    traders by slashing a 3rd off its working revenue forecast
    for 2017 — regardless of the upcoming launch of the Change, which
    already has assist from greater than 70 recreation makers creating
    over 100 titles.

Apple shatters data with blockbuster Q1 2017 earnings

  • Shock! Apple offered extra iPhone models than ever earlier than
    final quarter.
  • With whole revenues of $78.four billion bringing in a revenue
    of $17.9 billion, Apple CEO Tim Cook dinner mentioned he’s “thrilled” with
    the outcomes.
  • Apple solely anticipated to promote between 76 million and 78
    million iPhones within the quarter, but it surely managed to maneuver 78.three
  • Cook dinner advised traders that he nonetheless views the smartphone
    market as being within the “early innings.”
  • MacBook Professional with Contact Bar was essentially the most pre-ordered MacBook
  • The iPad lineup offered 13.1 million models, down 19 %
    from the year-ago quarter.
  • Apple raked in $7.2 billion in income from companies final
    quarter, together with $three billion in App Retailer purchases in
    December alone — the largest month ever. Apple Pay customers
    tripled prior to now 12 months, with transaction worth growing 500
  • Promoting apps, music, films, iCloud storage and AppleCare
    has now turn out to be Apple’s second-largest moneymaker. Actually,
    Apple expects income from companies to swell to the dimensions of a
    Fortune 100 firm by the tip of the 12 months.
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iPhone 7 snaps Apple’s shedding streak

  • Apple launched the newest technology of its flagship
    product in September. Some critics noticed the iPhone 7 sequence as
    not sufficient of an improve from the 6s line. Some, particularly
    music lovers, initially hated the absence of a headphone jack.

Fave N Rave Picks

  • Stealth Sling Strap from Cub and Firm
  • Parrot Bebop Drone
  • Monowear Ceramic watch band
  • 3DR Solo Drone
  • JETTech Milanese Loop