APPLE IPAD AIR
It is amazing how an innovation-driven brand such as Apple is able to roll out products after products that aren’t only functional, but also environmentally friendly. Using a 100 percent recycled aluminium enclosure, 100 percent recycled tin for the solder on its main logic board and 100 percent recycled rare earth elements in the magnets of the speakers, the iPad Air (4th generation) is the most eco-conscious full-screen tablet on the market. While one might assume that impeccable performance equals high energy consumption, but according to Apple’s Product Environmental Report, the tablet uses 61 percent less energy than the requirements for Energy Star thanks to its pre-installed software and power-efficient components that intelligently manage power consumption.
The new iPad Air represents yet another product that is in-line with Apple’s 2030 plan to bring the company’s entire carbon footprint to net zero. Apple has been setting comprehensive plans to achieve its environmental goals throughout the years. Designed to be long-lasting using durable materials that are heavily tested in its Reliability Testing Lab, Apple devices are supported by ongoing OS updates and backed by a network of over 5000 Apple-certified repair locations.
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WASTE NO TIME
Men’s Folio cover guy Han Pin on making the most out of life.
UNDER THE SEA
While the world resiliently adapts to the new normal, Versace’s Spring/Summer 2021 collection dreams of a future of hope.
Marking their first attempt at cabriolet game, Lexus LC 500 Convertible delivers a quality blow of style and performance.
THE SHOW MUST GO ON
The Spring/Summer 2021 fashion month braved a new world of digital enterprises. Despite being an atypical season, designers didn’t disappoint by bringing us a series of standout trends which celebrate the prevailing power of creativity and innovation as an antidote to difficult times. From tonal dressing to the Bermuda shorts, here’s our round-up of 10 major trends of Spring/Summer 2021.
EASY DOES IT AS TIME GETS HARD
As the pandemic forces us to rethink our consumption behaviour, it is high time we stop chasing seasonal fashion trends and move forward with the “less, but better” mantra.
If you’ve been searching for timepieces suitable for both indoors and outdoors, you’re looking at them.
Kim Jones celebrates diversity and identity with Ghanian artist Amoako Boafa in Dior Men’s Summer 2021 collection.
Introducing new faces in Malaysia’s arts and fashion scenes, who are giving creativity a different meaning.
BED OF FLOWERS
Taking on the Seventies shape, Alessandro Michele sources inspirations from Ken Scott’s archive for Gucci’s Epilogue collection.
These incredible Asian men of talent and substance prove they are more than just faces for these watchmakers.
Big Shift for Marketers
We’ve Seen the Future and There Are No Cookies
YOU: INTERFACE DEEPER INTEGRATION IS COMING, JUST FOR YOU
According to a new study from WhistleOut, the average consumer spends an eye-watering nine years of their lives looking at their smartphones, and that’s without mentioning the use of computers, televisions, and other devices that increasingly control our lives.
EVERYTHING WE KNOW ABOUT FOR ALL MANKIND SEASON 2 ON APPLE+
Ever imagined what would have happened had the Cold War space race never ended? What would have happened if the Soviets had been the first power to have a successful landing on the Moon? Well, you needn’t trouble yourselves anymore, as Apple TV+’s For All Mankind tells you exactly that. The show, created by Ronald D. Moore, Matt Wolpert and Ben Nedivi, was a hit for Apple when its first season debuted in November 2019. Today, we are discussing the show’s ongoing second season and the information we know about the announced third season.
WINDOWS 10 ON M1 MACS: WHAT YOU CAN DO (VIRTUALIZATION, SORTA) AND CAN'T (BOOT CAMP)
VIRTUALIZATION IS KEY, BUT THE LACK OF A CONSUMER VERSION OF MICROSOFT’S M1 -COMPATIBLE OS KEEPS THE SITUATION IN DOUBT.
Solutions to your most vexing Mac problems.
AIRPODS MAX: OPULENT AUDIO THAT SHOULDN'T COST SO MUCH
APPLE’S HIGH-END HEADPHONES LOOK, SOUND, AND FEEL GREAT, BUT THE PRICE ISN’T RIGHT.
What we’re raving about this month
Aukey EP-N5: Entry-level ANC that gets it (mostly) right
Good sound and decent active noise canceling for a wallet-friendly price.
STEVEN SPIELBERG'S AMAZING STORIES – WHY YOU SHOULD WATCH APPLE TV+'S NEW SHOW!
Back in 1985, famed director and Academy Award winner Steven Spielberg had his sciencefiction anthology, Amazing Stories, air on NBC from 1985 to 1987.
LITTLE THINGS: THE KEY PILLAR IN APPLE DESIGN & INNOVATION
Apple’s design language has changed a great deal in recent years, away from the silvers and rounded edges towards a modern, industrialinspired design, as sported by the iPad Pro and iPhone 12.