News Posts by Tarun

NextPowerUp to Cease Operations

With a heavy heart, we would like to announce that NextPowerUp will cease operations, with immediate effect. Our parent publication, TechPowerUp, will cover a slightly broader range of content. We would like to thank all our readers for support and appreciation of our content.

Amazon Unveils Music Unlimited Service

Amazon repackaged and relaunched its defunct Amazon Prime Music service as the new Amazon Music Unlimited. The on-demand music streaming service is priced lower than competing services such as Apple Music, and is even cheaper for Amazon Echo device owners.

Here are the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus

Apple's marathon press event in San Francisco sprung up a pleasant surprise - a new iPad and iPhone announcement on the very same day! Following its big iPad Pro announcement, Apple gave its iPhone an annual refresh, in the form of the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus.

Apple Announces the iPad Pro

Apple's pioneering tablet, which flogged a dead industry back to life, the iPad, finally put on a business suit, in wake of competition from the likes of two completely diverse players, Surface Pro, and Wacom. At 12.9-inch screen size, it won't be displacing its smaller siblings.

Apple Cuts Pricing of Apple TV Down to $69

Apple announced a major entry-level price-cut for its Apple TV streaming device. Its price cut from $99 to $69, giving you even more reasons to get yours now. At $69, Apple appears to be taking Google's $49 Chromecast device seriously, in addition adding providers.

Apple TV Ropes in HBO

Apple announced that Apple TV roped in one of the most important content providers, HBO, home to smash-hit shows like Game of Thrones. HBO also announced that HBO Now, its on-demand content service exclusively on Apple TV and other Apple iOS platforms.

Google to Discontinue the Google Earth API

Google announced that it plans to discontinue the Google Earth API, by late-2015. The API allows you to embed the 3D maps app into websites, much in the same way you embed Google Maps. The company is basing its decision on extremely low usage to warrant updates.