Apple has released an update to iTunes today, bringing it up to version 11.0.4. The update fixes a bug that could crash iTunes when switching between wired and wireless syncing, and an issue that could require some users to login to the iTunes Store multiple times.
In what seems to be an unusual move these days, lawyers for Apple and THX are working to resolve a patent lawsuit between the two WITHOUT having to take the matter to court.
Day two of the U.S. Department of Justice’s antirust suit against Apple saw Penguin Books CEO David Shanks take the stand to testify in the antitrust trial over the Cupertino firm’s role in an alleged e-books price fixing scheme.
Izvestia.ru is reporting this week that Apple has filed for ownership of the “iWatch” name in Russia. This is the same name MacTrast and other publications have used to refer to the company’s much-rumored wristwatch device.
The U.S. Department of Justice presented its opening arguments in the USA v Apple Inc antitrust e-book price fixing trial on Monday. The DoJ filed suit against Apple last April, with Apple responding that the accusations are “simply not true”.
Bloomberg reports that Apple’s iAd engineers and sales personnel are gearing up to handle new duties handling advertising for Apple’s new “iRadio” streaming service. Apple is widely expected to debut the advertiser supported service next week at WWDC.
As part of its recent moves to revamp its repair policies, Apple has begun replacing iPhone 5 screens at Apple retail stores. The new screen replacement service is priced at $149.
Apple has a current user account base is at 500 million users and growing. Apple’s users spend at such a rate that one analyst believes that new services such as mobile payments and streaming radio could be a key ingredient in the company’s future growth.
Digitimes, the publication with the oh-so iffy track record, has published a report saying a redesigned version of the full-sized iPad will go into production in the July-August timeframe and will ship sometime in Q3 of 2013. The next-generation iPad mini will follow it to market a few months later.
In the wake of the U.S. governments increasing interest in Apple and other large multinational corporations that “avoid” paying taxes in the U.S., RudeBaguette.com reports that the French society of authors, composers, and music publishers (SACEM) is claiming that Apple owes around 5 million euros in unpaid taxes.
Apple is reported to be finally making headway in licensing talks to obtain content for its much rumored “iRadio” Internet radio service. Some insiders believe the service could be ready for its debut at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference.
Apple is reported to be performing internal testing of a version of iOS 7 that includes the AirDrop Wi-Fi file sharing tool found in OS X Lion and Mountain Lion.
In preparation for its Worldwide Developers Conference which will take place in San Francisco next week, Apple has launched a new WWDC iOS app to aid attendees in staying on top of the latest news and events at the popular developers conference.
Apple is a popular target for cartoonists around the world. Here are some of our favorites. More can be seen on the NBC News website.
Apple has updated the maps data for its iOS Maps app, adding flyover support for a large area in California, including the ever popular family vacation spot Disneyland, located in Anaheim.
Judge Denise Cote says the U.S Department of Justice could likely be able to prove that Apple did collude with major book publishers to inflate the prices of e-books sold in the iBookstore. The remark came in a rare pre-trial “tentative view.” Apple, to no one’s surprise disagreed with the judges statement.