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.”
The U.S. International Trade Commission announced on Wednesday that it will delay its final judgement of claims by Samsung that Apple infringed on certain FRAND patents owned by the Korean firm when it made the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
A report today says that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is preparing to “tape-out” the design for a 20 nanometer A7 system-on-a-chip this month.
Apple has introduced a new configuration option for its 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMacs, now offering a VESA mount adapter instead of the standard pedestal. THe $40 option must be configured at the time of purchase, and allows users to mounts their iMacs to walls or other vertical surfaces.
If you’re among the many shareholders concerned about Apple’s recent stock market performance, you just might be in luck. A new report from Quartz claims that Apple will likely issue a larger dividend, or begin a share buy back program in the near future.
For the second time in the space of a month, Apple has had to get out the chequebook and refund the parents of an eight year old boy. Theo Rowland-Fry racked up an in app spending bill of £980 in a Simpsons game for the iPad.
Steve Jobs life story is a remarkable one, so why not make a manga out of it. That’s exactly what Japanese artist Mari Yamazaki is planning, and the first illustration has already appeared online.
We reported last week that Staples would begin selling Apple accessories in its stores. Now there are indications that they’ll be selling a broader range of products, such as Macs, iPads, and iPhones.
Apple has been working away behind the scenes on its much maligned iOS Maps app. They’ve added flyover support for 15 new cities, updating 3D building rendering, turn-by-turn navigation, points of interest and other tweaks.
Samsung’s lead over Apple in the smartphone market was undoubtedly helped by the fact that Samsung spent more money than Apple did, reports The Wall Street Journal.
KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts Apple, in a move to diversify suppliers, will use manufacturing partner Pegatron to build a majority of the orders for their rumored low-cost iPhone, as well as more than half of all legacy iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S orders.