Reuters reports today that despite interest from both Apple and Microsoft in obtaining pieces of BlackBerry, the Canadian company’s board elected not to break up the company. The report says the company also held discussions with Cisco, Google, and Lenovo.
Samsung and Apple may continue their battle in the marketplace and the courts, but Apple still has to turn to the South Korean firm when it needs extra production of Retina displays for its iOS devices.
With iOS 7, Apple has introduced the concept of automatic updates. It’s a great feature, and in most cases it’s something you want to leave enabled. But did you know you can still control whether or not your iOS device installs the latest app updates? Here’s how.
Apple Says The FBI is “Irrationally Prohibiting” Its Right to Publish Information About NSA Requests
Apple has joined Google, Microsoft and other tech companies in the fight against the United States government over ongoing surveillance. The firm contends in a new brief that the FBI “irrationally prohibits” its right to publish information about the national security requests it receives.
Apple has released EFI updates for both the 13-inch and 15-models of its late 2013 Retina display MacBook Pro computers.
Apple has today released updates for two Mavericks apps: Mail, and iBooks. The Mail update fixes many issues the app had working properly with Gmail, while the iBooks update is of the usual “bug fixes and stability improvements” type.
Apple has seeded two software upgrades for OS X Mavericks to its employees. The updates are reportedly labeled as OS X 10.9.1 and OS X 10.9.2.
Apple is reportedly ready to certify two new Asian assembly partners in a move to boost iPhone 5c and iPad mini supplies. A new report says at least one partner will be ramping up production by the end of the year.
If you’re still in search of a large capacity iPad, or still looking for that gold iPhone 5s, you have one less tool to aid your search, as Apple has shut down a popular website that listed availability for Apple products at Apple retail stores.
Apple has published a Report on Government Information Requests [PDF], outlining government and law enforcement requests it has received seeking information about users or devices, covering the timeframe of January to the end of June this year.
It’s entirely possible that before Monday you hadn’t heard of GT Advanced, a New Hampshire based materials manufacturing firm. (We hadn’t.) But now, with news that Apple is partnering with the firm to open a Sapphire Glass plant in Arizona, we take a peek at how Apple will go about making sapphire glass for use in cameras, and possibly screen for its popular iOS devices.
Most everyone would agree that texting while driving is dangerous, and should be avoided at all costs. We have to put our smartphones in “Airplane Mode” when flying, would a “Car Mode” help avoid accidents caused by texting while driving?
Phone supply issues led to lower sales of the iPhone for number four wireless carrier T-Mobile in the third-quarter.
Apple’s iPad Air has a Retina Display that is more efficient than previous generations, accomplishing the same level of brightness with half as many LED lights. This info comes form a new teardown analysis from research firm IHS.
Tracking data from Fisku shows the iPad Air may be outpacing both of Apple’s previous iPad models, the iPad mini and the 4th-generation iPad by around 4 to 1.
AT&T has announced that iPad activations during the iPad Air lunch weekend were up more than 200% over a year ago. The comments from AT&T Chief Ralph de la Vega are the first official word referring to iPad Air sales, as Apple has not released its own numbers.