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Supreme Court sides with Samsung, throws out $399 million ruling
Supreme Court sides with Samsung, throws out $399 million ruling
Samsung was handed a major win in its global patent fight with Apple over its Galaxy smartphones and tablets. Earlier this week, the U.S. ...... 08 Dec 2016
Apple is investing more in Maps, challenging Google with drones
Apple is investing more in Maps, challenging Google with drones
Apple's 2012 released Maps-application was early on a far cry from what its main competitor Google had to offer. After four years of development ...... 01 Dec 2016
Do Trump's policies with China create a trade war?
Do Trump's policies with China create a trade war?
President elect Donald Trump has been criticizing the deals the US has made with China during nearly the entire election cycle. Accusing China ...... 15 Nov 2016 - 9 comments
Apple CEO after Trump victory: Let's move forward -- together!
Apple CEO after Trump victory: "Let's move forward -- together!"
Apple as a tech company in Cupertino, California is by default a left-leaning place to work at. No only that Tim Cook has been supporting Hillary ...... 10 Nov 2016
Worldwide tablet sales fall nearly 15 percent year-over-year
Worldwide tablet sales fall nearly 15 percent year-over-year
The global tablet slump continued this quarter, showing a year-over-year decline of 14.7 percent to 43 million units. Most vendors saw significant ...... 01 Nov 2016 - 6 comments
LG, Samsung fight for new Apple OLED business with large investments
LG, Samsung fight for new Apple OLED business with large investments
Both LG Display and Samsung will combine to invest about $12 billion USD in flexible OLED tech this year in an effort to win orders for the ...... 01 Nov 2016
Apple to sell LG 4K and 5K monitors
Apple to sell LG 4K and 5K monitors
Apple has announced it will begin selling LG displays for their power users, including 4K and 5K models. The company discontinued its Thunderbolt ...... 30 Oct 2016
Apple to attend MWC first time ever
Apple to attend MWC first time ever
The mobile industry's own trade show in Barcelona packs the most influential manufacturer's and developers every year but there's always at ...... 20 Oct 2016
Making the new iPhone costs more than ever
Making the new iPhone costs more than ever
Apple's equipment has never come cheap, and there has always been a cheaper hardware version of the same product. This means couple of things. ...... 21 Sep 2016 - 5 comments
Apple releases macOS Sierra, brings Siri to desktop
Apple releases macOS Sierra, brings Siri to desktop
As promised, Apple has released the new version of its desktop operating system for all to download. The new OS carries an entirely new name, ...... 20 Sep 2016 - 2 comments
Samsung developing a proprietary headphone jack after Apple controversy?
Samsung developing a proprietary headphone jack after Apple controversy?
Apple's removal of the headphone jack from the latest iPhones seemed to many a huge mistake. However, it can be argued that it is a move that ...... 15 Sep 2016 - 25 comments
Apple launches iOS 10 as well as updates to Apple TV and Watch
Apple launches iOS 10 as well as updates to Apple TV and Watch
Apple has launched today the new mobile operating system that comes with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The new iOS version is available for ...... 13 Sep 2016
Apple AirPods use Bluetooth after all
Apple AirPods use Bluetooth after all
Apple unveiled yesterday new wireless AirPods for the new iPhone 7 which, as rumored, does not have a separate headphone jack. Separate of course ...... 08 Sep 2016 - 7 comments
PSA: Apple releases iOS 9.3.5 to fix three critical security flaws
PSA: Apple releases iOS 9.3.5 to fix three critical security flaws
Apple has released iOS 9.3.5 to fix three critical security flaws that were linked to the attempted hacking of a human rights activist's iPhone. ...... 26 Aug 2016
Defect is breaking iPhone 6 handsets, claims iFixit
Defect is breaking iPhone 6 handsets, claims iFixit
iFixit has detailed an apparent design flaw with Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets which can result in the screen flickering and becoming ...... 25 Aug 2016 - 3 comments
Apple reinvents the home button with iPhone 7?
Apple reinvents the home button with iPhone 7?
One thing about iPhone has remained superficially largely the same from the first iPhone. Even though we now have the Touch ID inside and the ...... 08 Aug 2016 - 9 comments
Apple Watch update to come in two versions
Apple Watch update to come in two versions
It's been over 15 months since Apple released its first and only Apple Watch. It was meant to rock the world unlike any other smartwatch and ...... 08 Aug 2016
Apple buys AI company for 200 million
Apple buys AI company for 200 million
Apple has bought a US-based company focusing on artificial intelligence (AI), reports GeekWire. The company known as Turi is from Seattle area ...... 08 Aug 2016
Apple initiates a bounty program for bug hunters
Apple initiates a bounty program for bug hunters
Apple has removed the encryption of the core components of its mobile operating system in the last iteration. This means that security researchers ...... 08 Aug 2016 - 2 comments
Designers back Apple in long-standing fight against Samsung
Designers back Apple in long-standing fight against Samsung
Over 100 designers have signed a court brief on behalf of Apple, taking sides in a patent battle that has hundreds of millions of dollars in damages waiting. ...... 05 Aug 2016 - 3 comments
Cook: Developers have earned over $50 billion from App Store
Cook: Developers have earned over $50 billion from App Store
Apple CEO Tim Cook has proudly tweeted that developers on the App Store have earned over $50 billion since the marketplace launched in late 2008. ...... 04 Aug 2016 - 1 comment
Apple Music grabs exclusive rights to Britney Spears' upcoming album
Apple Music grabs exclusive rights to Britney Spears' upcoming album
Apple recently announced that it has surpassed 15 million subscribers on Apple Music but the fight for the number one spot is still far away ...... 04 Aug 2016 - 1 comment
Apple Music exits beta on Android
Apple Music exits beta on Android
Apple has released a new version of its music streaming app for Android, 9to5Mac reports. The new app is finally and officially out of beta ...... 04 Aug 2016
Apple: Pokemon Go has most downloads in first week, ever
Apple: Pokemon Go has most downloads in first week, ever
Without giving specific details, Apple has confirmed that Pokemon Go had the most downloads in its first week of availability than any other app in history. ...... 25 Jul 2016 - 2 comments
Audible launches 'Channels' premium podcasts for $4.95 per month
Audible launches 'Channels' premium podcasts for $4.95 per month
Amazon-owned Audible has launched a new service, 'Channels,' premium podcasts for $4.95 per month or free if you are an existing, paying Audible member. ...... 10 Jul 2016
Apple settles with patent troll for $25 million
Apple settles with patent troll for $25 million
Apple has settled with patent troll Network-1 Technologies for $25 million, ending a suit over alleged patent infringement. The "'227 Patent ...... 10 Jul 2016
Apple close to buying streaming service Tidal
Apple close to buying streaming service Tidal
Just 18 months after rapper Jay Z purchased the service for $56 million, it appears that tech behemoth Apple is close to acquiring Tidal. ...... 03 Jul 2016 - 4 comments
Rumor has it that Apple has cancelled iPhone's dual camera
Rumor has it that Apple has cancelled iPhone's dual camera
The next iPhone will be a major upgrade to current iPhone 6s. This biyearly full upgrade cycle provides us with a bigger upgrade every two years. ...... 18 Jun 2016 - 6 comments
WWDC: As expected, Apple renames OS X to macOS
WWDC: As expected, Apple renames OS X to macOS
As expected, Apple used their WWDC event today to officially change the branding of their Mac operating system OS X. The OS will now go by ...... 14 Jun 2016 - 1 comment
Rumor: Apple to unveil iMessage for Android at WWDC
Rumor: Apple to unveil iMessage for Android at WWDC
According to a new article, Apple will unveil iMessage for Android next week at WWDC. While unconfirmed, a move to bring the encrypted messaging ...... 12 Jun 2016
Google matches Apple's new subscription and revenue share policies
Google matches Apple's new subscription and revenue share policies
Earlier, we reported that Apple was making major changes to its App Store policies, and it appears that Google is matching and exceeding those ...... 09 Jun 2016
Apple makes a major change to the App Store
Apple makes a major change to the App Store
According to Apple's Phil Schiller, major changes are coming to the App Store, including big changes to how subscriptions work for developers. ...... 09 Jun 2016 - 1 comment
Apple's updated Thunderbird Display has an integrated GPU?
Apple's updated Thunderbird Display has an integrated GPU?
Apple's external display's are somewhat popular among certain professionals but the company hasn't released any new models in ages. Soon, however, ...... 03 Jun 2016
Apple opens new office in India that will create 4000 jobs
Apple opens new office in India that will create 4000 jobs
Apple has announced the opening of a new office in Hyderabad, India, a move that will create up to 4000 new jobs in the country. The office ...... 22 May 2016 - 4 comments
Apple to use LG for some iPhone 7 cameras as Sony struggles to recover from earthquake
Apple to use LG for some iPhone 7 cameras as Sony struggles to recover from earthquake
According to Nomura Securities analysts, Sony has been struggling to meet supply needs for their dual camera systems, forcing Apple to order ...... 21 May 2016
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