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Remember the Samsung ad mocking iPhone's lack of headphone jack? Samsung deleted it, but we've still got it
Remember the Samsung ad mocking iPhone's lack of headphone jack? Samsung deleted it, but we've still got it
Wireless headphones have gotten really good, and really popular in the last, say, five years. It's hard to say to what degree this is due to ...... 09 Aug 2019
Apple reportedly wants to put Touch ID under iPhone's screen
Apple reportedly wants to put Touch ID under iPhone's screen
Many of us thought that Apple would be slowly ending the reign of touch sensors in iPhones after they revealed iPhone X and definitely after ...... 06 Aug 2019 - 1 comment
Apple halts Siri grading practices amid controversy
Apple halts Siri grading practices amid controversy
Apple has decided to suspend its Siri recording for quality control worldwide after The Guardian last week brought up some of the problems with it. ...... 05 Aug 2019
Apple reports another record-setting quarter
Apple reports another record-setting quarter
Last night Apple revealed the latest quarterly results to the public, and we should expect by now, there are some all-time records involved. ...... 31 Jul 2019
Design guru Jony Ive is leaving Apple
Design guru Jony Ive is leaving Apple
While Apple has mastered some parts of the software world, you might give App Store as an example, it has been, and is still, first and foremost ...... 28 Jun 2019
Apple: Spotify doesn't pay 30% app tax, barely pays at all
Apple: Spotify doesn't pay 30% "app tax", barely pays at all
Spotify and Apple became fierce rivals the moment Apple Music was introduced in June, 2015. The (near) trillion dollar company has put immense ...... 25 Jun 2019
Apple might introduce soon an OLED MacBook
Apple might introduce soon an OLED MacBook
OLED panels started as a quirky feature mostly on some Samsung Galaxy phones years ago. They provided better blacks and contrast but not really ...... 25 Jun 2019
Best Buy will repair Apple devices
Best Buy will repair Apple devices
Apple and Best Buy have announced a partnership to provide Apple-certified repairs for iPhones, iPads etc. at almost 1,000 stores across the United States. ...... 20 Jun 2019
Apple expands to Windows 10  iCloud available in Microsoft Store
Apple expands to Windows 10 iCloud available in Microsoft Store
Apple has never really been one to bridge the gap between operating systems, ecosystems, and platforms. The company's stronghold over things ...... 13 Jun 2019
Apple is planning on buying Intel's failed modem business?
Apple is planning on buying Intel's failed modem business?
Apple's rise to the top with the iPhone was nothing short of miraculous, but things haven't necessarily been going as great after Steve Jobs ...... 12 Jun 2019
Foxconn: Apple won't feel the brunt of the trade war
Foxconn: Apple won't feel the brunt of the trade war
The best example of the escalation of the trade war between China and the U.S. is of course Trump blacklisting world's number two smartphone ...... 12 Jun 2019
Apple reportedly buying Drive.ai
Apple reportedly buying Drive.ai
Apple has been rumored to be working on self-driving cars for ages. Many believe it's just a matter of time before Apple reveals their own Tesla killer. ...... 08 Jun 2019
Apple taken to court over antitrust issues on App Store
Apple taken to court over antitrust issues on App Store
Apple's perhaps strongest part of the business is not iPhones or iPads themselves but the App Store, which keeps on printing money with royalties. ...... 06 Jun 2019
Apple's Pro Display XDR is $4,999, and $1,999 more with a stand and matte finish
Apple's Pro Display XDR is $4,999, and $1,999 more with a stand and matte finish
For most of us the annual OS upgrades are the most meaningful announcements at Apple's WWDC. However, some people have been waiting for a professional ...... 05 Jun 2019
Apple's finally announced new ridiculously powerful, and expensive, Mac Pro
Apple's finally announced new ridiculously powerful, and expensive, Mac Pro
The bulk of Apple's this week's WWDC keynote was taken by new OS announcements, including iOS 13 and the new iPadOS. However, one thing ...... 05 Jun 2019
Here's what's new on the freshly announced iOS 13
Here's what's new on the freshly announced iOS 13
Apple's this years WWDC is now behind us with all it's impressive, or less impressive, product launches and fresh updates. One of the most ...... 05 Jun 2019
Apple releases a site promoting their non-monopolistic App Store
Apple releases a site promoting their non-monopolistic App Store
After Supreme Court's ruling earlier this month, Apple's standing as an untouchable money making machine, thanks to App Store, has become under threat. ...... 31 May 2019
Apple will be clearer on iPhone battery health
Apple will be clearer on iPhone battery health
Apple has agreed to warn users of older iPhone models about the potential performance impact from software in updates installed on the devices. ...... 22 May 2019 - 1 comment
Apple not close to their own modem, Qualcomm deal might run its course before Apple's own 5G
Apple not close to their own modem, Qualcomm deal might run its course before Apple's own 5G
As Apple has been struggling to move as many iPhones as it did the previous year for a while now, the company has had to resort to a different ...... 16 May 2019
Apple's new antenna design to bring better indoor navigation to iPhones
Apple's new antenna design to bring better indoor navigation to iPhones
This year's iPhone is largely still a mystery, but perhaps a new report from a revered Apple analyst gives us some information about iPhone 11. ...... 06 May 2019
Huawei overtakes iPhone, Samsung is next
Huawei overtakes iPhone, Samsung is next
Smartphones are getting better and better, but for a while now the sales volume has gone down. That's probably the reason many manufacturers ...... 06 May 2019 - 2 comments
Intel's 5G failure cost Apple $4.5 billion, Qualcomm to collect
Intel's 5G failure cost Apple $4.5 billion, Qualcomm to collect
The patent dispute between Apple and Qualcomm had all the right ingredients to become a decade long battle like the one between Apple and Samsung, ...... 02 May 2019
Apple Services hit an all-time high, total revenue down to $58 billion
Apple Services hit an all-time high, total revenue down to $58 billion
Apple has revealed latest quarterly results, and as expected revenue went down from last year. However, figures weren't as bad as expected and ...... 02 May 2019
Apple and Qualcomm settle patent dispute, strike a 5G deal
Apple and Qualcomm settle patent dispute, strike a 5G deal
Apple and Qualcomm has been called the new Apple and Samsung of patent disputes. The latter two fought over multitude of patents over a time ...... 17 Apr 2019
Intel ends 5G development, leaves iPhone without a modem
Intel ends 5G development, leaves iPhone without a modem
Intel has revealed yesterday that it will be folding its 5G smartphone modem business. The chip partner of Apple has had trouble with its 5G ...... 17 Apr 2019
Apple rumored to offer two iPhones with OLED and triple cameras this year
Apple rumored to offer two iPhones with OLED and triple cameras this year
Apple has strategy with the iPhone has been to have a bigger update biennially and every other year you have an S version update. This has ...... 08 Apr 2019
Even after court battles, Qualcomm is hoping to get a 5G deal with Apple
Even after court battles, Qualcomm is hoping to get a 5G deal with Apple
Recent news about Apple's delays in 5G development for iPhones has sparked questions about whether Apple's semiconductor deals are set in stone. ...... 08 Apr 2019
Netflix dropped Apple AirPlay support completely, explains the decision
Netflix dropped Apple AirPlay support completely, explains the decision
Netflix has supported Apple's AirPlay ever since 2013, but just recently dropped the support for the feature. Feature has allowed users to watch ...... 07 Apr 2019
Apple makes a historic product cancellation: AirPower is out
Apple makes a historic product cancellation: AirPower is out
Apple has been working on a wireless power source for its wirelessly charging products for year and a half, but now the fight to get the product ...... 30 Mar 2019
Tim Cook, joined by the Hollywood's brightest stars, introduced Apple TV+
Tim Cook, joined by the Hollywood's brightest stars, introduced Apple TV+
Apple's event today held in Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Park climaxed to an expected introduction of a updated streaming video service. Apple ...... 25 Mar 2019
Apple partners with Goldman Sachs to bring you Apple Card
Apple partners with Goldman Sachs to bring you Apple Card
Apple's press event today in Cupertino, CA included new and upgraded subscription services in many entertainment sectors. Eventually when they'll ...... 25 Mar 2019
Apple announces subscription game service that doesn't compete with Google and Microsoft
Apple announces subscription game service that doesn't compete with Google and Microsoft
Apple announced today a new game service, called Apple Arcade. The subscription service offers access to over 100 exclusive new games for a monthly fee. ...... 25 Mar 2019
Apple renewed iMac lineup with up to 240% the performance
Apple renewed iMac lineup with up to 240% the performance
In addition to new iPad models, Apple has already this week revealed new iMacs. While iMac Pro was left untouched, both 4K and 5K models of ...... 20 Mar 2019
Apple unveils the new iPads: Here's what you need to know about iPad Air and iPad mini
Apple unveils the new iPads: Here's what you need to know about iPad Air and iPad mini
To start off the week Apple revamped their iPad lineup with two new models. Neither the iPad Air (pictured below) or the iPad (pictured above) ...... 20 Mar 2019
Spotify lashes back at Apple and its expected response
Spotify lashes back at Apple and its expected response
Spotify and Apple are one of the more important modern day tech rivalries. The David vs. Goliath setup is definitely there, and makes it all ...... 17 Mar 2019
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