Apple had to tear down all the old Hewlett-Packard buildings at the site of its new Campus 2 site before it could begin to erect its spiffy new “Spaceship” on the site.
Apple has begun reaching out to iTunes users, offering refunds to users who may have had unauthorized in-app purchases “made by a minor.” All requests need to be submitted by April 15th.
Apple has updated their iOS adoption numbers – measured by way of usage numbers from its App Store – and they show iOS 7 is now being used by 85% of iOS device users, while iOS 6 has slipped to a 12% device share.
iTunes Radio is branching out from its music roots, as Re/Code reports today that Apple’s audio streaming service is adding National Public Radio as its first news and talk channel.
Apple – who is said to be working on a new set-top box streamer – is reportedly in talks with cable provider Comcast to give the box priority on the company’s network to bypass Internet congestion, and provide constant and reliable performance for users.
Apple assembly partner Pegatron – who handles assembly for both the iPad mini and the iPhone 5c – saw its earnings grow 22%.
Consumers in the UK may be hit with a price increase in Apple’s iTunes and App Store next year when new tax laws take effect.
A report from the pseudo-reliable DigiTimes says Apple is set to move production of its iPhone batteries to an automated production line later this year.
Believe me, I checked the calendar to make sure it wasn’t already April 1st before I dropped the hammer on this one. OK, here we go… Billboard is reporting that Apple is considering the launch of an on-demand streaming service similar to Spotify, and the topper to the report? It’s also thinking about making an Android version of the iTunes app available.
Apple has added a new section to their iOS App Store highlighting games from indie developers. The new section, called “Indie Game Showcase,” highlights its first game, “Device 6″ by Simogo.
Other analysts predictions of disappointing Q2 iPhone sales could be overly pessimistic, says Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty. She’s expecting Apple to announce that it shipped 42 million iPhones in its second fiscal quarter, rather than the 38 million predicted by supply chain analysts.
Developers from around the world are reporting critical issues with iTunes Connect that is preventing them form deploying new and updated apps to the App Store. This comes just over a month after a similar issue struck the service.
China Mobile’s chief executive Li Yue confirmed on Thursday that the carrier had added one million new iPhone customers in February. The carrier launched the iPhone on its network in mid-January.
Some 37 years after it received the first batch of Apple computers to sell, FirstTech will close both of its locations in Minneapolis on March 29th.
Munster: 8GB iPhone 5c, Relaunched iPad 4 Will Have a ‘Slight Positive’ on Apple’s Q2 and Q3 Results
Analyst Gene (Oh Lily!) Munster of Piper Jaffray says Apple’s release of an 8GB iPhone 5c, and its rerelease of the iPad 4 to replace the aging iPad 2 will have only a minor effect on its bottom line.
Political activist the Reverend Jesse Jackson has launched a new campaign aimed at raising awareness of the lack of racial diversity in the executive ranks of Silicon Valley firms, including Apple.