Tuesday, March 08, 2016
It’s definitely easier to find someone commenting on the iPhone/FBI standoff than it is to find out exactly how many people use iPhones and iPads. But that number, particularly those people using iOS 7 or below, is pretty crucial if you look at one latest comment piece on the topic, this time from Craig Federighi, senior VP of software engineering at Apple.
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Sunday, March 06, 2016
The business model of the Internet is changing as more people install tools to block advertisements, and this is forcing content creators into situations where they need to cross the line from neutral commentator to paid spokesperson. Roostr.tv is a company that acts as an intermediary that connects mobile game studios with YouTube video personalities looking to make more money.
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Sunday, February 28, 2016
Apple has just made a big — and timely — hire, recruiting a developer behind encrypted messaging app Signal, perhaps best known for being Edward Snowden’s chat app of choice. The developer, Frederic Jacobs, confirmed the news on Twitter:
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Apple is rumored to he hosting a media event in March next month to announce its next wave of products. Previously, it was reported that this event will take place on March 15th, with announced products being available for purchase almost immediately on March 18th.
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Monday, February 22, 2016
When Apple introduced iOS 8, it changed the way the data on the iPhone was protected. Most likely in response to increased action by governments around the world wanting to access personal information from smartphones and tablets, Apple changed the encryption model so that, once a device was encrypted, only the person who knows the passcode can access the data.
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Monday, February 08, 2016
Apple didn’t buy airtime during America’s National Football League 2016 Super Bowl, but some of its products did turn up playing a cameo role in a variety of commercials. A spot for T-Mobile featuring Drake ended with a promotion of the carrier’s unlimited “stream all you want” music feature that specifically called out Apple Music, spelled out with the Apple logo.
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Monday, February 01, 2016
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been ramping up its research and development spending and there’s little sign that the company is going to take its foot off the proverbial pedal anytime soon. In the last quarter alone, it invested just over $2.4 billion on research and development, a $509 million increase from the same period a year ago.
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Thursday, December 31, 2015
Plaintiff Chaim Lerman asserts Apple engaged in deceptive trade practices and false advertisement by touting iOS 9 as compatible with legacy handsets dating back to iPhone 4s models. In actuality, the complaint reads, iOS 9 significantly interferes with iPhone 4s performance, and because Apple security protocols prevent users from downgrading, owners were forced to choose between an inoperable device or spending hundreds of dollars on a new version.
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Monday, December 21, 2015
The technology giant’s CEO, Tim Cook, addresses issues concerning his company—including encryption technology, corporate taxes, and manufacturing products in China. The following is a script from “Inside Apple” which aired on Dec. 20, 2015. Charlie Rose is the correspondent. Michael Radutzky, Andrew Bast and Glen Rochkind, producers.
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Monday, December 14, 2015
Popup ads are, for better or worse, a fact of life on the Internet. They are not, however, something you’d expect to see in the App Store app for iOS. But as 9to5Mac reported late last week, Apple is apparently using a popup ad in the App Store to promote the iPhone 6s to owners of older devices.
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Thursday, December 03, 2015
Aptly titled “Woven display,” Apple’s application details a technique of weaving light pipe fibers into conventional fabrics, a clever amalgam of traditional textile production and modern materials. The resulting smart fabric would have a multitude of uses, one being an Apple Watch band that doubles as a simple secondary display.
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Monday, November 30, 2015
When it comes to innovation, Apple is proving that it’s not all about the money. While competitors like Google, Facebook and Qualcomm are dumping huge percentages of their revenue back into R&D on projects like autonomous cars and Internet drones, a recent Bloomberg report highlights how Apple has gotten the biggest bang for its buck in R&D, despite spending less than any other major tech company.
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Thursday, November 26, 2015
but that’s not the only gold the Cupertino giant can lay claim to recently. Anandtech, a site founded in 1997 that reviews technology products, recently announced that the iPhone 6s and 6s plus won an “Editors’ Choice Gold” award. It’s the highest-rated iPhone ever and the second phone overall to secure this designation.
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Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Anyone who has had a chance to use the iPad Pro realizes very quickly that this is one really fast tablet. Apple’s A9 processor is what they calla a “desktop class processor” and that sure seems to be the case. The folks at ArsTechnica did an excellent piece using data from GeekBench and GFX Bench to show speed comparison of Apple processors used in past iPads and iPhones. They showed just how far Apple has come with this chip.
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Apple has big plans for north San Jose. In the past few months, Apple has spent more than $300 million quietly purchasing or leasing land close to San Jose International Airport and only 11 miles away from Apple Campus 2. When adding up the possible square footage of office space that can be built on this land, Apple would be able to erect another “Apple Campus 2.”
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Monday, November 16, 2015
Don Norman’s best-selling book The Design of Everyday Things popularized the user-centric design ideas now embodied by the Macintosh. Bruce “Tog” Tognazzini was Apple employee No. 66 and wrote the first eight editions of Apple Human Interface Design Principles, the company’s design Bible.
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Friday, November 13, 2015
People would often feel the need to sell iPhone when they are getting ready to get the new iPhone. This love that Apple gets from its loyal customers is something that most other businesses long for. It is not to say though that iPhone has always been praised by its users and it has never let the users down. In the past 2 years many iPhone users were not happy with what they received for the price they paid.
Read more www.examiner.com
Last month I bought a new iPhone as I do every other year. I decided to go with the bigger iPhone 6S Plus rather than the 6S which Tim Brookes checked out and loved. This time, however, I did something a little differently. Rather than buying from my carrier, I bought it straight from Apple themselves.
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Thursday, October 29, 2015
Apple is a phenomenal company. Its market capital nearly doubles its next closest rival, Google, and it profits are the third greatest of any company in the world, according to Forbes. Its so-called “war chest” – the money it has in liquid assets – is now over $200 billion. Even the largest banks and petroleum companies struggle to keep up.
Read more www.digitaltrends.com
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Apple Inc. said Tuesday that quarterly profit rose 31% on demand for the iPhone, even as the company faces questions over how it will maintain growth for its flagship product. Booming iPhone sales have propelled the company to a string of strong results while withstanding a slowdown in the global smartphone market.
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