Apple scaled its lobbying efforts in Washington D.C. back 13% in 2012. The company spent a mere $2 million, a fraction compared to rivals Google and Microsoft.
Apple’s iOS devices have long been considered fashionable accessories, but a new report shows the iPad and iPhone have a growing influence in the world of fashion itself.
A new report from the Chitika ad network says there is close to a 50/50 split when comparing the North American web traffic share of Apple’s iPhone 5 and Samsung’s Galaxy S III, with iOS devices still accounting for the majority of the market.
Apple released two new television spots for the iPad and the iPad mini over the weekend.
Claims by Inside Apple author Adam Lashinsky that Apple has an interesting “initiation” process, in which new hires are put to work on fake products in order to prove they can be trusted, are most likely untrue.
Apple now has refurbished models of the current generation 21.5″ iMac available in its Online Store. The refurbished models can offer a tempting alternative to waiting several weeks for delivery of a new iMac.
Apple has posted a job listing in search of a new software engineer to focus on “next generation features for Apple TV”. The job listing follows one from last month seeking an Apple TV software engineer.
It’s possible that U.S. Judge Lucy Koh, presiding judge over the two California patent cases between Samsung and Apple, may put the second suit on hold until an appeals court comes to a decision on the first case.
We reported late last month that it looked as if Staples might be getting ready to start selling Apple products in their U.S. stores and on their website. Now, it looks like that deal has come to fruition, as Staples executives are blathering about it all over the Twitter-sphere.
We reported yesterday that a fix was on the way for the lockscreen hack we reported earlier this week. Now comes a report that the fix will come very soon, most likely before February 20th.
Some of the big hedge funds that made Apple a superstar in the market lost their infatuation with the company, and dumped the stock in the fourth quarter of 2012, fueling the huge drop in the iOS device maker’s share price.
We reported earlier this week that Apple had lost exclusive rights to the ‘iPhone’ trademark in Brazil to a local company, Gradiente that sells an Android phone they call the iPhone. Now, Apple has reportedly appealed the decision made by the Brazilian Institute for Industrial Property (INPI).
Apple has released a shorter version of its Lightning to USB cable, the new 0.5 meter cable is half the length of its standard cable. Apple has also made a minor change in its in-Ear Headphones with Remote and Mic.
The New Zealand Police Department will be pushing 10,000 of Apple’s iOS devices out to their officers on the frontlines. The rollout will take place over the next few months. The department opted to go with iPhones and iPads after testing with multiple platforms.
A new security flaw has been discovered in iOS 6.1 which allows anyone to bypass the passcode lock on an iPhone running iOS 6.1 and access the phone’s contacts, voicemail, and photos.
Apple has announced that a fix for the iOS 6.1 Exchange syncing bug is on the way. Apple also has a workaround it says you can use until the update is available.