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.
Because Apple’s lawyers don’t have enough to do, Tuesday saw the company ask the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C. to renew a lawsuit against Motorola for alleged unreasonable licensing fees for their declared-essential cellphone technology.
Apple’s hired-gun experts took the stand Tuesday in the Apple v. Samsung lawsuit to explain to the jury why Samsung should pay $2 billion in damages to Apple for infringing on the Cupertino firm’s patents.
The iPhone continues to be popular with teenagers in the United States, says Piper Jaffray’s latest semiannual teen survey. 7,500 teens were asked about their device preference, and 61% of teens now own an iPhone, compared to 55% in October 2013, and 40% in the fall of 2012.
The class-action lawsuit brought against Apple, Google, and other tech firms for allegedly conspiring not to hire employees from one another could lead to an astronomical award of $9 billion in lost wages, as a pile of evidence continues to mount against the companies.
A new report released Tuesday by Symantec reveals mobile malware authors continue to target the Android platform almost exclusively. The data was included as part of the company’s annual Internet security threat report.
While Samsung is the leader in mobile device advertising – far outspending its rivals for commercials targeting the U.S. market – the firm’s advertising dollar advantage is shrinking, with Samsung’s rivals increasing advertising expenditures by 33% in 2013 over the previous year.
Adobe has finally released an iPad version of its photo editing software Lightroom. Lightroom mobile for the iPad allows photographers to edit and organize photos from their iPad. The app requires a subscription to both Adobe’s Creative Cloud, and Lightroom 5 to operate.
Apple says iOS 7 is now running on 87% of the devices that connect to the App Store. The announcement, via Apple’s App Store developer support page, comes seven months after the operating system’s debut.