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Apple to pay patent troll $625 million over FaceTime, iMessage violations
Apple to pay patent troll $625 million over FaceTime, iMessage violations
A court has ruled that Apple must pay $625 million to VirnetX, a publicly traded patent troll, over infringement of multiple intellectual properties. ...... 06 Feb 2016
Report: Apple working on long-distance wireless charging tech for 2017
Report: Apple working on long-distance wireless charging tech for 2017
According to sources, Apple is working on wireless charging technology that can be used for its iPhones and iPads starting next year. While ...... 31 Jan 2016 - 1 comment
Strategy Analytics: 1.4 billion smartphones shipped in 2015
Strategy Analytics: 1.4 billion smartphones shipped in 2015
According to research firm Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments jumped 12 percent to 1.4 billion in 2015. For the Q4 2015, growth ...... 28 Jan 2016
Japan Display to begin mass production of OLED panels in 2018
Japan Display to begin mass production of OLED panels in 2018
Japan Display has confirmed it will begin mass production of OLED panels in 2018, hoping to have such displays used for upcoming Apple iPhones ...... 27 Jan 2016
Apple got paid $1 billion by Google to keep Google search as default
Apple got paid $1 billion by Google to keep Google search as default
Thanks to transcripts from the court proceedings from Oracle's copyright lawsuit against Google, we have some incredible figures about Google's ...... 22 Jan 2016
Apple's slowing sales hurting suppliers
Apple's slowing sales hurting suppliers
Apple's rise to the top and success after it has been unparalleled. But as the saying, or the song, goes "what goes up must come down". And ...... 16 Jan 2016 - 1 comment
Apple Music surpasses 10 million subscribers?
Apple Music surpasses 10 million subscribers?
Apple Music's launch was far from the perfection we're used to seeing from Cupertino. Quickly Apple racked millions of users and by August 11 ...... 10 Jan 2016
Over 220,000 people petition for Apple to keep the headphone jack for the iPhone 7
Over 220,000 people petition for Apple to keep the headphone jack for the iPhone 7
Over the past few weeks, there have been more and more reports concluding that Apple is set to get rid of the standard 3.5mm headphone jack ...... 09 Jan 2016 - 8 comments
Apple working on completely wireless Beats headphones
Apple working on completely wireless Beats headphones
According to multiple sources, Apple is working on completely wireless Beats headphones that will launch alongside the iPhone 7. The headphones ...... 09 Jan 2016 - 1 comment
Apple announces record holiday sales in the App Store
Apple announces record holiday sales in the App Store
Apple has announced today that customers spent $1.1 billion on apps and in-app purchases in the App Store for the two weeks ended January 3rd, ...... 07 Jan 2016
Apple names first COO since 2011
Apple names first COO since 2011
Apple has somewhat surprisingly named its first Chief Operating Officer (COO) since 2011 when Tim Cook took over as CEO of the world's most valuable company. ...... 18 Dec 2015
Apple annoying iPhone users with full screen popup ads
Apple annoying iPhone users with full screen popup ads
To the surprise of some iPhone users, Apple has started pushing aggressive advertisement to App Store users with an older iPhone models. A full ...... 12 Dec 2015 - 2 comments
Report: Apple developing its own GPU
Report: Apple developing its own GPU
According to a new report, Apple is developing its own GPU, and it's been in the works for at least three years. Says the report: "Apple ...... 12 Dec 2015
Samsung to pay $548 million to Apple
Samsung to pay $548 million to Apple
Samsung will pay $548 million to Apple by December 14, the latest news in a patent dispute that stretches back almost five years. Apple filed ...... 04 Dec 2015
LG invests $1.5 billion in OLED
LG invests $1.5 billion in OLED
While OLED displays are still in the minority and LCD is far from obsolete, new press release from LG reveals that the surge into new display ...... 28 Nov 2015
Apple's new patent suggests a waterproof iPhone?
Apple's new patent suggests a waterproof iPhone?
While most of the US was concentrating yesterday on turkey and pumpkin pie the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published a patent by Apple, ...... 27 Nov 2015
Apple makes 94 percent of global smartphone profits with under 15 percent of shipments
Apple makes 94 percent of global smartphone profits with under 15 percent of shipments
According to Canaccord Genuity, Apple's total share of smartphone industry profits is now up to 94 percent, even though the company only ships ...... 19 Nov 2015
Apple releases second Android app, for Beats Pill owners
Apple releases second Android app, for Beats Pill owners
A month after releasing their first Android app (to help consumers migrate to iOS), Apple has launched a second app for the operating system. ...... 01 Nov 2015
Release date revealed for iPad Pro, accessories
Release date revealed for iPad Pro, accessories
Apple's latest and definitely the greatest iPad so far has gotten a release date today. The iPad Pro will go on sale on November 11th, in just ...... 31 Oct 2015
Apple reports strong quarter but the iPad is in serious trouble
Apple reports strong quarter but the iPad is in serious trouble
Apple reported their quarterly earnings today, with all metrics basically in-line. The company reported $51.5 billion in revenue, and $11.1 ...... 28 Oct 2015 - 3 comments
Suppliers: Lower than expected orders for iPad Pro
Suppliers: Lower than expected orders for iPad Pro
Apple is launching its newest addition to the iPad lineup next month. The all-new iPad Pro is technically above all other models but it might ...... 27 Oct 2015 - 1 comment
Apple loses patent infringement case, must pay $234 million
Apple loses patent infringement case, must pay $234 million
Apple has lost the patent infringement case brought by the University of Wisconsin's Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), and must pay $234 million in damages. ...... 18 Oct 2015 - 3 comments
Report: Samsung owned smartphone market in Q2
Report: Samsung owned smartphone market in Q2
According to new research from Counterpoint, Samsung was the undisputed king of smartphones for the second quarter. For the Q2, Samsung had ...... 28 Sep 2015 - 2 comments
Apple meets with DMV to talk self-driving cars
Apple meets with DMV to talk self-driving cars
There's one company that has been associated with the self-driving car over everyone else, Google, but a lot of other companies are looking ...... 19 Sep 2015 - 4 comments
Apple may allow you to delete pre-loaded iOS apps in the future
Apple may allow you to delete pre-loaded iOS apps in the future
During a recent interview, Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked whether consumers would ever be able to delete pre-loaded apps from their iOS devices, ...... 16 Sep 2015 - 2 comments
Apple expects to beat first-weekend record for iPhone sales thanks to China
Apple expects to beat first-weekend record for iPhone sales thanks to China
Apple has said today that it expects to best last year's first-weekend iPhone sales record, mainly thanks to strong demand in China. "Customer ...... 15 Sep 2015
Stephen Colbert asks Siri to come up with questions to ask Apple CEO Tim Cook
Stephen Colbert asks Siri to come up with questions to ask Apple CEO Tim Cook
Stephen Colbert, new host of CBS's The Late Show, will have Apple CEO Tim Cook on the show next Tuesday, September 15th. To promote the show ...... 12 Sep 2015 - 1 comment
Apple unveils huge iPad Pro, new Pencil stylus
Apple unveils huge iPad Pro, new Pencil stylus
The iPad Pro has gained considerably in size and power over the iPad Air 2, and Apple has decided to embrace the stylus. iPad Pro measures ...... 09 Sep 2015 - 6 comments
Apple unveils iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus
Apple unveils iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus
Apple spices up its iPhone stocks with 4K video recording, 3D touch, Live Photos, the powerful A9 chip and more. The details leaked about ...... 09 Sep 2015 - 1 comment
Did Apple just buy real-time motion capture studio Faceshift
Did Apple just buy real-time motion capture studio Faceshift
According to some new speculation, Apple may have acquired real-time motion capture studio Faceshift. Faceshift uses 3D sensors to capture ...... 05 Sep 2015
Judge approves poaching lawsuit settlement against Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe
Judge approves poaching lawsuit settlement against Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe
A judge has approved a $415 million settlement ending a lawsuit that had accused Apple, Intel, Adobe and Google of conspiring to keep salaries ...... 05 Sep 2015 - 1 comment
Is the oft-rumored iPad Pro coming next week?
Is the oft-rumored iPad Pro coming next week?
According to a new report, Apple's upcoming September 9th event will be one of the biggest in the company's history. In addition to showing ...... 05 Sep 2015
Apple confirms new iPhone event for September 9th
Apple confirms new iPhone event for September 9th
Apple has confirmed that its upcoming iPhone event will take place on September 9th at 10AM PST at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. ...... 28 Aug 2015 - 3 comments
Report: Apple's iPhone event to be held on Sept. 9
Report: Apple's iPhone event to be held on Sept. 9
If you have been following the smartphone industry for a few years it should be painfully obvious that Apple is about to release a new iPhone ...... 08 Aug 2015 - 1 comment
Apple revamps website, integrates store
Apple revamps website, integrates store
Apple has updated its website and the store link is nowhere to be found. The web store that sells all Apple products and selected accessories ...... 08 Aug 2015
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