Italian authorities are investigating Apple for alleged tax fraud. The government believes Apple may have hidden more than $1.3 billion from the Italian Tax Authority.
Those wacky folks at iFixit are up to their teardown antics again, tearing down Apple’s iPad mini with Retina Display. They found a larger battery, which seemed to the major contributor to the device’s added thickness, an A7 processor, M7 motion co-processor, and of course, the dazzling Retina display, made by LG.
The usually reliable Ming-Chi Kuo today told investors that he does not expect Apple to produce a television set until 2015 or 2016.
Yesterday saw a report from The Times Union claiming Apple would soon begin A-series chip production at semiconductor maker GlobalFoundries factory in upstate New York. Samsung was said to be helping to set up the facility.
Apple has updated its support site to allow customers to initiate screen sharing sessions with AppleCare representatives. While screen sharing has been available in the past, it was always initiated by the support representative.
Good news for the iOS app developers in our audience, as multiple developers on Twitter report that Apple has recently doubled the number of promo codes that developers can use to promote their apps to reviewers, family and friends.
It’s just the first day of release for the new Retina Display iPad mini, and already a user has conducted a benchmark test of their new precious via Geekbench.
iOS’s market share in the third-quarter dropped from 14.4% last year to 12.9% this year. While that sounds bad, there are plenty of reasons why Apple executives aren’t hitting the panic button just yet.
The Philippines were hit hard last Friday as Typhoon Haiyan made landfall, taking thousands of lives. The American Red Cross is, of course, on the scene and can use all the financial help it can get. Apple is joining companies and organizations from around the world in contributing to the relief efforts. As a part of that effort, Apple has enabled donations to the Red Cross via iTunes.
Apple quietly put the iPad mini up for sale on its Online Apple Store Tuesday. A firm launch date had never been officially announced for the device. Apple is already seeing supply constraints of the device, with some models showing shipping estimates of 5-10 days.
Apple’s iPad and iPhone are pushing out traditionally strong Japanese device makers, as Japan rises to the top of Apple’s market growth charts, says a new report from The Wall Street Journal.
Samsung and Apple may continue their battle in the marketplace and the courts, but Apple still has to turn to the South Korean firm when it needs extra production of Retina displays for its iOS devices.
While Apple Maps didn’t exactly have a great start, with numerous bugs reported in its early months of life, new data from ComScore shows users have warmed up to the app, with Google Maps as the big loser.
With iOS 7, Apple has introduced the concept of automatic updates. It’s a great feature, and in most cases it’s something you want to leave enabled. But did you know you can still control whether or not your iOS device installs the latest app updates? Here’s how.
Let’s face it, not having to worry about checking for app and operating system updates is great. So, with that thought in mind Apple ported iOS 7’s automatic update function over to Mavericks? But what if you want to have some control over whether or not updates get automatically downloaded and/or installed. Here’s how to set your Mac’s update settings to what you’ll feel comfortable with.
Apple Says The FBI is “Irrationally Prohibiting” Its Right to Publish Information About NSA Requests
Apple has joined Google, Microsoft and other tech companies in the fight against the United States government over ongoing surveillance. The firm contends in a new brief that the FBI “irrationally prohibits” its right to publish information about the national security requests it receives.