Good news if you’re looking to put an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus under the tree this Christmas. Apple store shipping estimates for both the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in the 16GB and 64GB models of both devices, including all colors and carriers, have slipped to one business day.
A memo sent to Apple employees by executive Jeff Williams says that both he and Apple CEO Tim Cook are “deeply offended” by “Apple’s Broken Promises,” a report that aired last night on the BBC. The report alleges Apple that Apple does nothing to prevent the mistreatment of workers in its supply chain.
While the BBC’s documentary profiling working conditions in Apple’s product supply chain, “Apple’s Broken Promises,” is set to air tonight, BBC News has published a story highlighting what was discovered in visits to Pegatron factories in China, and tin mines in Indonesia.
Ever wonder how Apple started, and how it got to where it is today? Here’s a little middle of the day viewing for you. The history of Apple in just three minutes.
District Court Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers has ruled that the Steve Jobs video deposition that played a key role in the iPod/iTunes antitrust trial Apple faced last week will not be released to the public.
Apple’s (Product) RED promotions over the Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend brought in $20 million for the fund to fight AIDS in Africa. Apple offered a (RED) section in their App Store, as well as donating a portion of all retail and online store sales from the big shopping weekend.
Apple has given us a peek behind the scenes of the making of their new holiday ad “The Song”. The ad focuses on a young woman who who unearths an old record, apparently a gift from her grandmother to her grandfather from the 1950s:
Apple has seeded new betas of their Safari browser to developers. Versions include Safari 8.0.3 beta for OS X Yosemite, Safari 7.1.3 beta for Mavericks, and Safari 6.2.3 beta for Mountain Lion.
The Federal Court of Canada agreed on Wednesday to politely order Apple Canada to turn over documents to the Competition Bureau as part of an investigation into whether Apple unfairly used its market power to promote sales of its iPhones.
The jury deliberating the iTunes/iPod DRM case against Apple returned its verdict on Tuesday, and it has decided that Apple is not guilty of harming consumers with its security measures on iTunes and its iPod music player starting in 2006.
Some of the judges in Apple’s appeal of last year’s e-books verdict seem to sympathize with some of the company’s arguments in the case. Apple has argued that its deals with publishers helped, not hurt, competition.
Google today released their “Year in Search” feature, which highlights the most popular searches for 2014. Believe it or not, Apple ranked highly among the most trending searches in the Consumer Electronics category, as the “iPhone 6” took the #1 spot, the “Apple Watch” grabbing #8, and the “iPad Air” settling in at #10.
During the holiday season, Apple traditionally gives gifts to their employees to thank them for their hard work during the year. This year some employees are receiving a custom black Incase backpack with a white Apple logo.
As seems traditional at this time of year, Apple’s retail stores will be repurposing their Genius Bars for use as additional product space, customer pick-ups, and other purposes as Apple looks to streamline the holiday shopping experience for its customers….
While the availability of Apple’s popular iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets is improving at Apple’s retail stores in the United States, their inventory levels trail that of last year’s iPhone 5s at this point in 2013.
BBC One will be airing a documentary, Apple’s Broken Promises, later this week. The documentary examines the working conditions for workers who produce components and assemble the company’s popular iPhone 6 handsets.