European Union regulators are reportedly taking a close look at contracts between Apple and its iPhone carrier partners in an attempt to determine if the company’s strict terms amount to anti-competitive behavior.
Apple blamed content owners for the huge price gap for digital goods sold in the U.S. and those sold in Australia. The comments were made on Friday during a hearing with Australia’s Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications.
Speculation has suggestedthat future versions of iOS could drop the skeumorphic design elements that Forstall seemed so fond of, in favor of Ive’s preference towards cleaner, flatter designs. According to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, that is indeed exactly what is now happening.
Apple’s iCloud and Apple ID security has been behind for a long time – but today, Apple has finally decided to beef up their security by adding the option for two-step verification for iCloud and Apple ID logins. Two-step verification adds an additional security code on top of your password, which is required to log in and make changes to your account.
Tim Cook remains among the most popular CEOs, but his approval rating has dropped 4% from last year, a new ranking from Glassdoor shows.
In anticipation of WWDC 2013, developer Oisin Prendiville has set up a service to phone and text people when Apple starts putting tickets on sale
Apple and Adobe haven’t always gotten along well in the past, especially when it comes to Flash Player (Steve Jobs was publicly vocal about his disdain for Flash Player, especially on iOS devices) – but according to CNBC, Adobe’s Chief Technology Office will be abandoning his position at Adobe in favor of a new role on Apple’s executive team.
There is some big news coming out of the ARM camp today: Warren East, the CEO for 12 years, is moving on, to be replaced by President Simon Segars. East will officially step down on July 1, and it has been some 12 years under his leadership.
For most of us, our craving for bubblewrap goes no further than popping a few bubbles, or walking all over it for a greater effect. However Bradley Hart takes it to a whole other level.
A new report shows that Apple’s U.S. Mac sales grew 14% year-over-year in the January-February timeframe. While this is down from the 31% growth seen in January alone, it still displays solid numbers as Apple’s iMac supply shortages appear to be easing.
Apple still tries to pretend like you have to buy AppleCare to get that coverage, when legally, you don’t. It’s a pretty disgusting way to mislead consumers, however in Australia, it has finally changed its policy. You can now get 24 months coverage without AppleCare down under, even though Apple still won’t let you know directly.
In an interview with The Australian Financial Review, BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins took aim at the iPhone, stating that Apple is falling behind in terms of innovation in the smartphone market. He claims that the iPhone user interface is now 5 years old, and has seen no innovation in that time.
THX has filed suit against Apple in U.S. District Court over alleged infringement of a speaker patent by the iMac, iPhone, and iPad line of products.
Apple has rolled out a new advertising theme on its website. The campaign highlights a number of reasons why people love the iPhone. The ad push includes all-new graphics, a ‘Why iPhone’ page, and an email promotion.
Anyone who says Apple hasn’t changed the world should look at this.
In an interview published mere hours before Apple’s chief rival is expected to reveal its new flagship handset, Apple marketing head Phil Schiller took potshots at Android, and Samsung in particular, saying that the Galaxy S IV will ship with “an OS that is nearly a year old.”