Apple’s holiday quarter sales of 74 million iPhones at an average selling price of $687 means the company captured 93% of the smartphone profits in the quarter, says wealth management company Cannacord.
Apple’s upcoming iOS 9 mobile operating system will reportedly concentrate on stability and optimization of the popular operating system.
Glucose monitor maker DexCom says their monitor will be able to see a continuous graph of a user’s blood sugar levels via the upcoming Apple Watch. The Apple Watch blood glucose monitoring will be made possible via an app the company is working on for the new wearable that is expected to be available for the device as of its April launch.
Corning Glass on Friday unveiled their new “Project Phire” material, which it says combines the strength of its existing Gorilla Glass, while offering the scratch-resistance of sapphire.
The weekend saw the release of a new ad from American Express promoting Apple Pay. The ad, entitled “Retrospective,” shows scenes from famous celebrity related AMEX ads from over the decades, culminating in a pitch for using the American Express card with Apple Pay.
Apple on Friday began training its retail store employees about the upcoming Apple Watch. Training has reportedly begun in stores the United States and United Kingdom.
Just ahead of Sunday night’s broadcast of the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, Apple debuted a new iPad commercial entitled “Change.” The music-themed ad starred Swedish singing star Elliphant, producer Gaslamp Killer, and DJ Riton.
Apple has told users via a support document posted on Thursday that it is now requiring all OS X users to upgrade to the latest version of the Adobe Flash Media Player plug-in for the Safari browser. The update is required due to potential security vulnerabilities.
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says iPad sales should continue their downward trend this year, seeing a drastic year-over-year drop in this quarter.
The NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers have joined numerous other sports teams who are sending out location-aware notifications to their iPhone-using fans via Apple’s iBeacon Bluetooth technology.
Apple’s beta of their upcoming Photos for OS X app, which was included in yesterday’s initial beta release of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3, reportedly uses a private, unreleased UXKit framework, based on the iOS UIKit framework.
With the release of the first beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 to developers on Thursday, the press embargo has been lifted, and media outlets that had been given a beta copy of Photos for OS X can now begin publishing their first impressions of the all-new photo editing app.
It’s for certain that Apple and electric auto maker Tesla don’t have a anti-poaching agreement, as the two companies are battling it out, both trying to lure the other’s top employees into their fold. And so far, Tesla seems to have the advantage…
Steve Jobs gave then U.S. Senator Barack Obama a sneak peek at the iPhone before its 2007 release, says David Axelrod in his upcoming book, Believer: My Forty Years in Politics, to be released on Feb. 10.
Apple seeded the first beta of OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite to developers on Thursday, and it includes the long-awaited Photos for Mac photo editing app.
Popular third-party iOS keyboard SwiftKey received a major update today, adding an emoji keyboard, along with a new feature for iPad users, SwiftKey Flow, which allows iPad users to swipe the keyboard to enter text. The feature was previously restricted to the iPhone.