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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
You'll soon be able to unlock your Mac with your iPhone's Touch ID fingerprint sensor
You'll soon be able to unlock your Mac with your iPhone's Touch ID fingerprint sensor
According to sources, Apple is working on allowing you to use your phone's Touch ID fingerprint sensor to unlock your Mac computer. The update ...... 21 May 2016
Apple invests a billion dollars on Uber competitor
Apple invests a billion dollars on Uber competitor
Apple has been revealed to have invested a small chunk of its $130 billion bankroll on a transportation company that is one of the main rivals ...... 13 May 2016 - 7 comments
Apple adds cheaper tier to Apple Music
Apple adds cheaper tier to Apple Music
Released last summer Apple Music was expected to become a success that quickly rivaled and possibly even surpassed Spotify as the leading streaming ...... 06 May 2016
Samsung reports strong quarter, thanks to Galaxy S7
Samsung reports strong quarter, thanks to Galaxy S7
Samsung has revealed its quarterly earnings for the first three months in 2016. The results are impressive as the company gains momentum with Galaxy S7. ...... 28 Apr 2016
Apple released quarterly results, iPhone sales down first time ever
Apple released quarterly results, iPhone sales down first time ever
Apple has released the first quarterly earnings of 2016. As expected, the results weren't as impressive as quarters in recent history. The most ...... 27 Apr 2016
China bans Apple's iBooks Store and iTunes Movies Store
China bans Apple's iBooks Store and iTunes Movies Store
The Chinese government has banned Apple's iBooks Store and iTunes Movies store in the nation, following new regulations that put strict regulations ...... 23 Apr 2016 - 2 comments
Report: Apple hires former Tesla engineer for car project
Report: Apple hires former Tesla engineer for car project
Apple's "Project Titan" may have just gotten a new boss. According to multiple reports, former Tesla VP of vehicle engineering Chris Porritt ...... 23 Apr 2016 - 1 comment
Apple settles Siri lawsuit for $25 million
Apple settles Siri lawsuit for $25 million
Apple has agreed to pay $25 million to settle a long-standing lawsuit brought by Dynamic Advances over alleged patent infringement. The tech ...... 22 Apr 2016 - 1 comment
Apple confirms WWDC 2016 will run from June 13th through the 17th
Apple confirms WWDC 2016 will run from June 13th through the 17th
Earlier today, crafty fans noticed that Siri was "leaking" the dates for the upcoming WWDC, and later in the day Apple confirmed. The event ...... 19 Apr 2016
Rumor: Apple is changing OS X to MacOS
Rumor: Apple is changing OS X to MacOS
While the rumor has been hot for awhile, Apple has dropped another hint that their OS X operating system could be getting a major rebranding to "MacOS." ...... 15 Apr 2016
Apple's new tech will automatically scan songs and remove curses
Apple's new tech will automatically scan songs and remove curses
Apple has been granted a patent for "Management, Replacement and Removal of Explicit Lyrics during Audio Playback," giving the company technology ...... 03 Apr 2016 - 16 comments
Report: iOS 9.3 is most stable operating system yet
Report: iOS 9.3 is most stable operating system yet
According to mobile app analytics firm Apteligent, iOS 9.3 is the most stable Apple operating system yet. The latest release has a crash ...... 02 Apr 2016
U.S. iPhone users spent $35 on apps, games last year
U.S. iPhone users spent $35 on apps, games last year
According to a new research report from Sensor Tower, the average U.S. iPhone user spent $35 on apps and games in 2015. 71 percent of that ...... 29 Mar 2016 - 1 comment
IHS: 64GB model iPhone only costs Apple $12 more than base 16GB model
IHS: 64GB model iPhone only costs Apple $12 more than base 16GB model
According to market research firm IHS, it only costs Apple $12 more to build a 64GB model iPhone compared to a base 16GB model. The company ...... 29 Mar 2016 - 3 comments
Apple iOS 9.3 adds 'Night Shift' to reduce blue light eye strain
Apple iOS 9.3 adds 'Night Shift' to reduce blue light eye strain
As part of their larger event yesterday, Apple has also made iOS 9.3 available to all devices. The most important part of the update is Night ...... 23 Mar 2016 - 1 comment
Apple to allow two employees to stand for cross-examination in encrypted iPhone case
Apple to allow two employees to stand for cross-examination in encrypted iPhone case
Apple has said this weekend that the U.S. government and Apple will be able to cross-examine each other's witnesses in court, and that the tech ...... 20 Mar 2016
Apple sends invitations for March 21 event
Apple sends invitations for March 21 event
Apple has today sent invites for its unusually important March event. Apple is expected to unveil a new iPhone as well as a smaller version of iPad Pro. ...... 10 Mar 2016
Samsung wins $120 million appeal in patent feud with Apple
Samsung wins $120 million appeal in patent feud with Apple
An appeals court has overturned a $120 million judgement against Samsung in their ongoing patent feud with Apple. The court said Samsung ...... 28 Feb 2016
Gartner: Smartphone sales grew 9.7 percent worldwide in the Q4
Gartner: Smartphone sales grew 9.7 percent worldwide in the Q4
According to research firm Gartner, smartphones sales rose to 403 million units in the Q4 2015, 9.7 percent higher year-over-year. Despite ...... 22 Feb 2016
Report: Apple to drop Samsung for TSMC for next A-series chips
Report: Apple to drop Samsung for TSMC for next A-series chips
According to a new report, Apple could be dropping Samsung completely for rival TSMC (the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company) when it ...... 16 Feb 2016
Dr. Dre to star in Apple's first original program
Dr. Dre to star in Apple's first original program
According to the Hollywood Reporter, legendary rapper and producer Dr. Dre is starring and executive producing Apple's first original program, 'Vital Signs.' ...... 13 Feb 2016
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 - 1 comment
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
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