Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Apple Inc sold more iPhones than Wall Street expected in the third quarter and estimated its revenue in the current period would top many analysts’ targets, soothing fears that demand for the company’s most important product had hit a wall. Its shares rose 7 percent in after-hours trading.
Read more www.reuters.com
Speaking at Apple’s quarterly earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook covered a variety of subjects, and one of the areas that he highlighted for investors is artificial intelligence. AI has fast become one of the top buzzwords for most companies, including Facebook, Google, and Microsoft, and it seems Apple is no exception.
Read more gadgets.ndtv.com
Monday, July 25, 2016
After a run of rough headlines, Apple is nearing a pretty big piece of good news. The world’s most successful smartphone maker is on the cusp of selling its billionth iPhone. The billionth iPhone mark is anticipated to come sometime around when Apple reports its Q3 earnings tomorrow (July 26), when the firm is widely expected to announce a three-month sales total of 40 million for its most popular device.
Read more www.pymnts.com
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Apple updated its WWDC app last week, and now it has announced that the annual developers event will be live streamed. The Cupertino giant is holding the event at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium this time, and the keynote will begin at 10.00am PT (10.30pm IST) on Monday.
Read more gadgets.ndtv.com
Friday, June 03, 2016
Yesterday, well-respected venture capitalist Mary Meeker released her annual Internet Trends Report. Inside the over 200 slide PowerPoint were some interesting numbers relating to the continuing battle between iOS and Android. As we reported last night, Meeker’s report showed iOS continue to decline in marketshare, while Android continues to gain.
Read more 9to5mac.com
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Apple has hired famed robotics expert Yoky Matsuoka, one of the co-founders of Google’s X lab and former head of technology at Nest, to work on the iPhone maker’s health projects. Matsuoka left Nest last year and was headed to Twitter until she was diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, according to a post she wrote on Medium last May. Treatment of the undisclosed illness was effective, she wrote.
Read more fortune.com
Saturday, May 07, 2016
Apple and SAP have announced a partnership in which they’ll deliver a new software development kit (SKD) for SAP enterprise applications on Apple iOS-running devices. Additionally, SAP will develop native iOS apps in the Apple programming language Swift for “critical business operations.”
Read more www.eweek.com
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Should we be predicting the imminent downfall of Apple? No. Should we litter opinion pieces with puns about bad Apples? Not really. Let us instead be constructive and look at what Apple can do to dig itself out of what is, for now, a relatively small hole.
Read more www.ibtimes.co.uk
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
With drops in revenue and iOS device sales in what CEO Tim Cook called a “challenging quarter,” highlights from Apple’s Q2 2016 earnings today include an increase in Apple Music subscribers, more cash for Apple’s capital return and share repurchasing programs, and a “huge number of Android switchers and new to Mac customers.”
Read more 9to5mac.com
Monday, April 25, 2016
Apple — the world’s most profitable public company — is a day away from releasing its March quarter earnings. That means that while the company itself is in an official quiet period, everyone else is free to publish false and misleading information about it. Let’s take a look at some of the worst fallacies.
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Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Apple is unique, and I mean that objectively. Forget about products for a moment, about which reasonable people can disagree. Leave aside the financial results, which certainly are unprecedented. And ignore the people you know so well: folks like Jony Ive or Jeff Williams or Phil Schiller, and the many talented workers underneath them.
Read more stratechery.com
You might have thought including public transit directions, arrivals times, and mode of transportation options were just a given with an online mapping system. That is, unless you’ve been using Apple Maps instead of Google Maps. Apple Maps users didn’t have the ability to find out how to get from one point in Seattle to another using King County Metro or light rail.
Read more seattle.curbed.com
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
APPLE HAS ANNOUNCED that this year’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) will kick off on 13 June. Siri was the first to let slip the date of Apple’s annual developer conference, but the company confirmed shortly after that WWDC 2016 will run from 13 to 17 June in San Francisco.
Read more www.theinquirer.net
Saturday, April 09, 2016
The iPhone didn’t “disrupt” flip phones by coming in at the low end. It was immediately so much better than what existed that it simply made everything old irrelevant.
Read more theweek.com
When Apple launched the iPhone SE in March, it did not get the same hype as its bigger siblings such as the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, and it’s all because of its smaller 4-inch display. There is a list citing the reasons that explain why the new, smaller, and more affordable iPhone is a risky move for Apple, which has recently launched devices with 4.7-inch and 5.7-inch screens.
Read more www.inquisitr.com
We already knew about San Bernardino and Brooklyn, but according to court documents unsealed on Friday, Apple’s legal struggle with the FBI includes a case in Boston, too. The Massachusetts chapter of the ACLU was successful in getting the documents unsealed after filing a motion in court.
Read more www.pcworld.com
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
The epic fight between the F.B.I. and Apple over a locked iPhone is now over, but a central question in the case has remained unanswered: What secrets did the phone, used by one of the attackers in the San Bernardino, Calif., rampage, actually hold?
Read more www.nytimes.com
Thursday, March 31, 2016
As the iPhone SE is slowly beginning to reach the hand’s of customers around the world, the folks at ChipWorks have already been able to take Apple’s latest 4-inch phone apart to see what’s powering it all on the inside. It’s often been said the iPhone SE is an iPhone 6s crammed into the body of an iPhone 5/5s, and for the most part, it looks like that really is the case.
Read more 9to5mac.com
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
The questions raised by the DOJ announcing that it was, in fact, able to get in to Syed Farook’s work iPhone continue to grow. The latest is that, if it could get into that phone, running the fairly secure iOS 9, why is it still fighting the case in NY where it’s trying to get into a drug dealer’s phone running iOS 7?
Read more www.techdirt.com
Friday, March 25, 2016
Apple recently unveiled the Apple Renew program, which pays you in Apple gift cards and good Earth vibes to recycle old iPhones, iPads, Macs, and other devices. Here’s what you can expect to get back if you send in your used stuff.
Read more lifehacker.com