In the face of poor chip yield rates from supplier GlobalFoundries, Apple has made the decision to award nearly a third of their “A9″ chip orders to the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC).
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Apple has revealed several accessibility options for Apple Watch users with visual or aural impairments, including Apple’s VoiceOver functionality and user interface options.
Following the termination of their $1.3 billion iPad in Education initiative, the Los Angeles Unified School District is reported to be demanding a refund from Apple.
In an internal memo to Apple retail employees on Thursday, retail head Angela Ahrendts said Apple Watch orders will continue to be taken exclusively online through May, and that deliveries of the new wearable will begin April 24 as planned.
Well-connected KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a note to investors in which he estimates global pre-orders for the Apple Watch have exceeded 2.3 million units.
The results of a recent Reuters poll show Apple could sell as many as 15 million units of the Apple Watch this year. Six percent of U.S. adults, mainly males, say they plan to purchase Apple’s new wearable.
FutureTap GmbH announced Wednesday an update to their popular local search app, Where To? The update, version 8.0, adds Apple Watch support, featuring voice search, location details, and turn-by-turn directions.
Misfit has updated their iOS app for use with their Shine and Flash activity tracking wearables. New features include a totally revamped design, syncing from the Today Notification Center screen, and more.
Do you hate dealing with compressed files on your Mac? Today’s MacTrast Deal has the all-around remedy for that problem: Stuffit Deluxe 16.
A Georgian chess champion has been accused of using his iPod touch to cheat in tournaments. Gaioz Nigalidze hid his device in the restroom during at least one match, using it to analyze the game being played.
A fully functional 1976 Apple 1 is currently being auctioned on eBay, with 10% of the proceeds going to the fight to find a cure for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease).
The fine folks at iFixit, they of the disassemble fetish, have taken it upon themselves to teardown the new 12-inch Retina MacBook, and as usual, they’ve done a fine job of showing us what makes it tick.
Apple will award up to 350 scholarships to their Worldwide Developers Conference this year. The increase in scholarships, up from 200 in past years, will benefit students and developers belonging to select STEM organizations that promote diversity.
Apple has acquired Israeli-based camera technology company LinX. The company confirmed on Tuesday that it had bought the firm, which specializes in “multi-aperture imaging technology” for DSLR-quality images.
A report on Wednesday sheds light on the curious position Samsung finds itself in every day, as both a competitor and a supplier to Apple. The report claims Samsung recently formed an internal team dedicated to making displays exclusively for Apple.
If you’re a user of the popular Workflow automation app for iOS, and you have an Apple Watch on pre-order, you’ll be glad to hear version 1.2 of Workflow supports automated actions for the Watch.