A report today from SemiAccurate, the site whose name describes their track record when it comes to Apple rumors, says Apple has just bought into a chip fabricating plant.
A recent update to Apple’s Supplier Responsibility page reveals that concerns over the use of illegally mined tin in its products has led the company to lead a fact-finding mission in Indonesia.
Google chairman Eric Schmidt said in an interview on Thursday that his company’s relationship with Apple has been improving over the past year, and that executives of the two companies have been holding “lots and lots” of talks to discuss a number of issues.
That smile on the Amazon logo may keep getting larger, as experts say the big winner in the U.S. governments antitrust victory over Apple is the online retailer, who will now be able to price e-books at whatever price it wishes to.
In Thursday, Gartner released its preliminary calculations of PC shipments for Q2 of 2013, and showed worldwide shipments falling by 11% over the year-ago quarter. The U.S. market performed better than the global market, but still showed a decline of 1.4%.
It’s possible the new developer beta release of OS X 10.8.5 may contain a fix for the flickering problems some Photoshop users were experiencing with their 2013 MacBook Airs.
Apple has filed a request with the U.S. International Trade Commission on Monday, requesting the body to stay an import ban on some older model iPhones and iPads while a court considers an appeal of the ban.
A federal judge on Wednesday has ruled that Apple did conspire to raise the prices of e-books. A trial for damages will be held at an unspecified future date.
Apple’s lawsuit against Amazon over the term “App Store” has ended. U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton dismissed the trial today at the request of both companies, leaving Amazon free to use “appstore”.
For years Apple offered Mac customers $100 off of the purchase of a printer, but discontinued the program in early 2012 as the devices lost popularity. Now Apple is once again promoting printers with new in-store displays and an instant discount program offering up to $50 on HP printers.
Apple CEO Tim Cook will once again attend this year’s Sun Valley conference at the Sun Valley Resort in Idaho. Cook made a surprise appearance at the conference last year.
The Square payments company is teaming up with Apple to sell the new Square Stand point-of-sale system through Apple’s retail stores beginning Tuesday, July 9th.
A patent application from Apple shows a battery design that could be used in a flexible/bendable type of a product. And I know exactly the product you’re thinking of, a Utility Belt like Batman’s, right? Oh, yeah… I guess it could be used for a smart watch too…
The largest wireless carrier in Japan has lost 3.2 million users over the last 4 1/2 years, many of those lost subscribers are assuredly attributable to the fact the carrier does not offer Apple’s popular iPhone, yet the carrier has still not made a deal to carry the device. However, pressure to relent is mounting.
While Apple continues its efforts to register the “iWatch” trademark worldwide, it may run into a roadblock in the United Kingdom, and even its own home country, the United States.
Apple recently introduced its iWork for iCloud beta during the Worldwide Developers Conference. Soon after, the company began sending invitations to try out the cloud based apps to registered developers.