Friday saw Apple resting its case against rival Samsung in their latest patent court clash. The company’s counsel rested, following the testimony of an expert witness who said Samsung should be made to pay a full $2.91 billion in damages.
Apple is reported to be negotiating with its carriers to raise the price of the upcoming iPhone 6 by $100.
Car electronics maker Alpine will begin offering an aftermarket console that will support Apple’s CarPlay vehicle integration features.
London-based music streaming service Bloom.fm claims it has been blocked from buying ads on Apple’s iAd platform because it is a competitor to the company’s iTunes Radio service.
Apple has released an update for its popular Mac video editing app iMovie. Version 10.0.3 brings various improvements to the app.
Apple has released Xcode 5.1.1 to the general public, exactly one week after seeding a golden master build to developers. 5.1.1 is a bug fix release.
Apple today confirmed to Re/code that iOS, OS X, and “key web services” were not affected by the security flaw know as Heartbleed.
Apple may be planning on adding high-resolution music downloads to iTunes as part of a planned revamp of it’s download music service. The new offering would be made up of lossless 24-bit audio files that Apple has already been receiving from record companies for several years.
Apple is reportedly planning on hiring as many as four new digital ad agencies, according to a new report from Ad Age.
Intel’s next-generation Haswell CPUs could arrive as early as next month, allowing their use in Apple’s new iMacs and MacBook Pros that industry analyst Ming Chi Kuo predicts for later this year.
If KGI securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo – who is usually fairly reliable when it comes to predictions about Apple – is correct, Apple will release a metric buttload of new products in the second half of 2014, including a $1,000(!) iWatch.
Research firm ChangeWave has published the results of their latest survey, and it shows interest in a larger-screen iPhone 6 is running at an all-time high among early-adopters and professionals.
Apple has seeded a new build of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 to developers. The new seed, build 13D38, comes less than a week after the previous seed, build 13D33.
Apple’s Vice President of Human Interface Greg Christie, he of “Slide to Unlock” fame, will be leaving the company after clashing with Apple’s SVP of Industrial Design, Jony Ive. Ive took on a role of “providing leadership” for the Human Interface teams in late 2012, after Scott Forstall left the company.
Defection of 2 Broadcom Senior RF Engineers Adds Fuel to Rumors of Apple Plans to Build Baseband Processors
Two high-level baseband hardware engineers have left wireless semiconductor firm Broadcom to join Apple this year, adding more fuel to the rumor that the maker of the iPhone is planning to design and build its own baseband processors for future devices.
Apple is reportedly testing push notifications in its iOS Maps app. It seems a user reported an error in the Maps app on April 6th, and was given the option to receive a notification when the issue was fixed.