Countering a Bloomberg report from Wednesday, a new report on Thursday claims Apple wasn’t banned from a list of approved products for purchase by the Chinese government, but instead was simply omitted from a list of energy-efficient devices that some government bodies look to for purchasing new equipment.
The City of Cupertino has shared an official updated aerial photo of Apple’s currently under construction Campus 2 “Spaceship” project.
You may recall our post back in 2012 about the Apple Store specialist at the Vancouver location with the eyebrow raising name of “Sam Sung”. Sam is now auctioning off his last Apple business card, along with his Apple shirt to raise money for a children’s charity.
A little over a month ago, ABC News launched an Apple TV channel, offering both live and on-demand content from both the local and national levels. ABC News has now put together an infographic offering a look at how viewers are consuming the content on the new channel.
Today’s MacTrast Deal delivers an excellent “name your own price” bundle that offers over 93 hours of web development and design courses!
Wednesday saw Apple touting the success of its App Store in Europe. The company claims it has created or supported nearly 630,000 jobs on the continent, nearly 500,000 of those resulting directly or indirectly from the App Store.
Bloomberg reports that the Chinese government has stepped up its war on Apple, as they have removed Apple products from a list of approved vendors. Just last month saw a Chinese state-run TV channel frame Apple’s location tracking services as a “national security concern.”
The Wall Street Journal reports that Sprint is dropping their plans to buy T-Mobile US. WSJ says Sprint and its parent firm, SoftBank, believe it would be too difficult to gain regulatory approval for the deal. Sprint plans to make an announcement today.
Bloomberg reports that Apple and Samsung have issued a joint announcement that they have agreed to drop all patent lawsuits they currently have filed against each other outside of the United States.
If you want to get an idea of how well a sapphire glass display protects a phone, check out this video from Kyocera showing off its Sapphire Shield smartphone cover in action.
“Are you fresh, hot, or fly?” With that query, smartwatch maker Pebble launches a new line of limited edition “Classic” watches in the somewhat electric colors of blue, pink, and green.
Apple has revealed today that the month of July was the best month ever for its App Store, as it generated more revenue and saw more customer purchases than it ever has before.
Google has finally released a 64-bit version of their popular Chrome web browser for OS X. The quiet release comes just a few days following a similar release for Windows 7/8 users.
If the latest infographic from our friends at Financesonline.com is correct, there are a lot of people climbing in their Toyota Corollas, driving to the store, and grabbing a Coca-Cola and a bag of Lay’s Chips, so they can go home and play Angry Birds on their PlayStation while checking for game hints on their iPhone and iPad. WHEW!
The late Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs had a vision of open, shared Wi-Fi to allow users to connect to the Internet without the need for “sluggish” cellular service, by getting as many Wi-Fi router manufacturers as possible to include a “guest” option in their routers.
GT Advanced Technology’s fiscal report for the second quarter of 2014 says its massive sapphire glass production plant in Mesa, AZ is nearing completion, indicating that the company’s joint venture with Apple is just about ready to start mass production of the tough glass in the near future.