While Apple is reported to be negotiating with record companies to drop the subscription price of a revamped Beats Music service down to $5 per month, Spotify has effectively dropped the price of its streaming music service by giving family members of subscribers a 50% price cut.
Fortune reports analysts are predicting Apple will announce record sales and earning during today’s fiscal Q4 2014 earnings call. The analysts are expecting earnings per share to be up by 12% year-over-year.
Today is the day Apple Pay debuts in the marketplace, and SVP Eddy Cue tells The Wall Street Journal that the company expects a slow adoption of the service by retail stores, and also expects to see in-app purchases making up most of the transactions in the early going.
As an online petition reaches 18,000 signatures, Apple continues to ignore user complaints that the 2011 MacBook Pro suffers from faulty manufacturing, resulting in GPU glitches and failures.
Following rumors that Apple would soon be pulling all Bose products from the shelves of its Apple Retail Stores, comes the news that all Bose products -including all headphones and speakers – have been pulled from the Apple online store.
In the past, buyers of cellular enabled iPads have had to select their carrier at the time of purchase. However, with the release of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, Apple is introducing a new carrier-agnostic “Apple SIM” installed in devices sold in the U.S. and UK.
Apple announced today that their new mobile payments solution, Apple Pay, will launch on Monday October 20, alongside the iOS 8.1 update.
Apple has announced that OS X Yosemite, the new operating system for the Mac is available for download today via the Mac App Store.
Apple finally gave some update love to their Mac mini today, bumping up the specs, while lowering the price by $100. The new Mac mini features fourth generation Intel Core processors, integrated graphics that are up to 90% faster, 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Thunderbolt 2.
Apple today unveiled the iMac with Retina 5K Display. The 27-inch iMac offers a 5120 X 2880 display for an amazing 14.7 million pixels. Other features include quad core Intel processors, high performance AMD Radeon graphics, Thunderbolt 2, and a 1TB Fusion Drive standard.
Apple debuted the iPad mini 3 at their event on Thursday. The device received a minor update from last years Retina iPad mini, with a Touch ID fingerprint sensor, and a new gold color option as the only significant changes.
At today’s Apple event, the company debuted the all new iPad Air 2. The new tablet features a über-thin 6.1mm profile, a Touch ID sensor, a faster A8X processor, improved iSight and FaceTime cameras, and a new gold color option.
Apple has posted the full video of today’s iPad Air 2/Retina iMac event on their website. The video should be available via the Apple Keynotes podcasts later today, via the iTunes Store.
This is where we’ll do a live summary of today’s Apple event. So come back at 1PM Eastern, 10AM Pacific time for a live summary of what Apple shows off on their big day!
Today’s big Apple event is sure to bring some upgrade goodness into the lives of Apple users everywhere. But what will be announced? Sure, we’re expecting iPad and iMac upgrades, but will there be surprises? Unexpected announcements? Pony rides?
If you’re an Apple TV owner, you may have noticed the “Apple Events” channel has returned to the main menu this morning. The channel will allow viewers to watch a live stream of today’s event.