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Apple profits decline despite iPhone sales boost

Posted in Business on 28th Oct, 2013 11:35 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple has reported a fourth quarter profit of $7.5bn (£4.6bn), beating analysts' expectations.

Trip Hawkins: Women have taken over tech purchasing, and video games are next

Posted in Games on 30th Oct, 2013 11:29 PM
by AlexMuller
“For the first time in history, women have taken over technology buying for their families,”

Wozniak: I wish Apple & Google were partners

Posted in Business on 4th Nov, 2013 02:39 AM
by AlexMuller
Wozniak and Jobs became firm friends and although Steve Jobs often gets the credit for Apple's success, it was Woz, as he's known, who was the brains behind the silicon.

Apple plans big iPhones with pressure sensors, curved screens

Posted in Hardware on 11th Nov, 2013 01:16 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple is working on two large iPhones that will have curved screens, and also touch screens that can register different levels of pressure.

Samsung to pay Apple $290m (£180m) for copying phones

Posted in Software on 22nd Nov, 2013 12:36 AM
by AlexMuller
A Silicon Valley jury has ruled that Samsung must pay $290m (£180m) to Apple for copying iPhone and iPad features in its devices.

iOS brings developers 5x more revenue per download than Android

Posted in Software on 30th Nov, 2013 02:23 AM
by AlexMuller
Despite Android's significantly larger installed base, iOS continues to dominate in monetization.

Android’s share of global device sales growing 14-times faster than iOS

Posted in Business on 7th Dec, 2013 02:59 AM
by AlexMuller
Of course, install base isn’t everything. Apple’s mobile operating system continues to best Android in terms of gaming revenue.

Apple 'sales barometer' indicates record 20% month-over-month growth

Posted in Software on 8th Dec, 2013 12:56 AM
by AlexMuller
The company’s sales performance in November was very likely the strongest in history.

Apple’s iBeacon will put the internet of things in your pocket

Posted in Hardware on 10th Dec, 2013 10:05 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple switched on “iBeacons” across its 254 U.S. stores Friday, using low-power Bluetooth transmitters to offer tips to customers.

iQi Mobile offers stealthy wireless charging for iPhone

Posted in Hardware on 15th Dec, 2013 02:03 AM
by AlexMuller
iQi Mobile is designed to let you take advantage of wireless charging using standard soft cases.

Patent Filings Suggest Future iPhone May Have Wraparound Display

Posted in Business on 22nd Dec, 2013 05:22 AM
by AlexMuller
Patents are suggesting Apple’s looking to Samsung and LG for inspiration in creating an iPhone with a wraparound display.

Shares in Apple rise after iPhone deal with China Mobile

Posted in Hardware on 24th Dec, 2013 03:47 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple has been looking to boost its sales in China, the world's largest smartphone market, but has struggled amid growing competition from rivals.

Apple patents a hover touch sensor and heart rate monitor for smartphones

Posted in Software on 25th Dec, 2013 02:14 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple is getting closer to letting you interact with your iPhone without even touching it.

The iPhone has reportedly been fully hacked by the NSA since 2008

Posted in Online on 31st Dec, 2013 10:48 PM
by AlexMuller
As 2013 edges to a close, reports of the NSA’s widespread surveillance capabilities have reached new heights of absurdity.

WiTricity wireless charging system ready for market

Posted in Hardware on 8th Jan, 2014 02:40 AM
by AlexMuller
WiTricity has unveiled a charging system for the iPhone at 2014 CES

Apple gears up for the iPhone 5S China Mobile launch with over 1 million phones

Posted in Business on 15th Jan, 2014 01:15 AM
by AlexMuller
China Mobile is huge, the largest mobile network in the world, with more than 760 million customers.

Samsung 'infringed' Apple's auto-complete text patent

Posted in Business on 23rd Jan, 2014 03:42 AM
by AlexMuller
A US judge has ruled that Samsung infringed Apple's patent-protected word recommendation technology.

Rumor: Apple intends to release two large-screen iPhones this year

Posted in Hardware on 25th Jan, 2014 12:14 AM
by AlexMuller
A third of Americans want to see a totally redesigned iPhone from Apple.

Apple patent could lead to solar-powered touchscreen displays

Posted in Hardware on 1st Feb, 2014 01:14 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple's new devices could be solar powered, with touchscreen controls mounted outside to monitor charge status.

Why Android apps make less money, and how to change that

Posted in Business on 3rd Feb, 2014 03:22 AM
by AlexMuller
An average Android app makes 5 times less money per download than an iOS app.

Is Wozniak Trolling by Suggesting Apple Should Make an Android Phone?

Posted in Business on 7th Feb, 2014 05:07 AM
by AlexMuller
Though still a staunch Apple supporter, Steve Wozniak isn’t afraid to critique the company he once helped to form.

Sapphire iPhone screen rumors get a boost:

Posted in Hardware on 8th Feb, 2014 12:57 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple reportedly acquires crystal manufacturing components.

iPhone 6 with larger screen possibly revealed in new leak

Posted in Hardware on 14th Feb, 2014 12:18 AM
by AlexMuller
At first glance, the "leaked" photos of the purported iPhone look like the fifth-generation iPod touch.

Hackers may have jailbroken Apple’s iOS 7.1, before it’s even out

Posted in Software on 24th Feb, 2014 04:25 AM
by AlexMuller
The coders behind the jailbreak tools may already be finding ways around Apple’s defensive measures.

Foxconn's Pivot to America: Reverse Outsourcing With Robots

Posted in Business on 24th Feb, 2014 04:31 AM
by AlexMuller
Foxconn said they would replace a million Chinese workers with robots. Now, the firm says they plan to transfer capital-intensive and high-tech manufacturing to the US.

Apple is Hiring Engineers in Asia to Launch More Products, Faster

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Mar, 2014 11:52 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple is "hiring hundreds of new engineers and supply-chain managers" across Asia in an attempt to "speed up product development and launch a wider range of devices."

iPhone case attempts to make Star Trek's tricorder a reality

Posted in Medicine on 11th Mar, 2014 12:37 AM
by AlexMuller
An iPhone case which monitors your blood pressure, heart rate and lung function, just by holding your phone with both hands for a few seconds.

Apple gets patent for iPhone camera remote control

Posted in Business on 18th Mar, 2014 11:35 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple is toying with the idea of creating a remote control for your iPhone, according to a newly approved patent application.

Apple engineer reveals where the iPhone’s original software came from

Posted in Software on 27th Mar, 2014 01:18 AM
by AlexMuller
One of Apple’s lead engineers is finally telling the tale of the first iPhone’s software.

Fanboys be Warned: Turns Out iOS Apps are Twice as Likely to Crash

Posted in Hardware on 31st Mar, 2014 01:55 AM
by AlexMuller
It turns out iOS apps are twice as likely to crash compared to their Android counterparts.

New Apple vs. Samsung legal battle even more important for Google than last time

Posted in Software on 2nd Apr, 2014 01:55 AM
by AlexMuller
The $930M Apple win in the first case is pocket change for Apple and Samsung, the only companies that make money in smartphones.

iPhone 6 screens reportedly start production in May

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Apr, 2014 02:08 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple’s manufacturing partners are reportedly gearing up production for the iPhone 6′s screens in May, which will come in 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch varieties:

Apple worries cheaper Android 'phablets' will hurt iPhone sales

Posted in Hardware on 7th Apr, 2014 12:39 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple is concerned that iPhone growth will slow due to the growing number of Android smartphones with larger screens.

Rumors say the iPhone 6 will cost $100 more than the iPhone 5

Posted in Hardware on 16th Apr, 2014 04:00 AM
by AlexMuller
An analyst at investment banking firm Jefferies claims Apple is looking to raise the price of the iPhone 6 by as much as $100.

Apple announces share buyback as earnings rise

Posted in Business on 24th Apr, 2014 01:27 AM
by AlexMuller
Technology giant Apple reported profits of $10.2bn (£6.1bn) after selling 43.7 million iPhones during the three-month period ending 29 March.

iPhone app tells you if you have skin cancer in seconds

Posted in Medicine on 10th May, 2014 11:48 PM
by AlexMuller
You can't beat cancer if you don't know if you have it or not. Fortunately, there's an app that can detect if you have skin cancer.

Apple and Google settle patent row

Posted in Software on 17th May, 2014 11:45 PM
by AlexMuller
Mobile phone industry giants Apple and Google have agreed to dismiss lawsuits they had brought against each other over technology patents.

Apple reportedly working on smart home features for iPhone

Posted in Software on 28th May, 2014 12:10 AM
by AlexMuller
Your iPhone could soon become the key to your smart home.

10 features Apple should steal from jailbreakers for iOS 8

Posted in Software on 31st May, 2014 11:15 PM
by AlexMuller
Jailbreaking has evolved to allow users hundreds of extra features that iOS doesn’t (yet), such as a personalized control center and a low battery power-saving mode.

Apple unveils OS X Yosemite, iOS 8 with HealthKit and home automation

Posted in Business on 4th Jun, 2014 12:35 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple announced a lot of exciting software features and updates at WWDC.

As Apple opens up with iOS 8, Google needs to give Android users a reason to stay

Posted in Business on 6th Jun, 2014 12:16 AM
by AlexMuller
All of a sudden, Android is no longer the only flexible mobile operating system on the market.

iPhone 6 will feature NFC, wireless charging, better 4G antenna, & a much bigger screen

Posted in Business on 9th Jun, 2014 01:21 AM
by AlexMuller
The new iPhone is nearing completion and is now being tested for things like durability, speed, and network performance.

Wireless glucose monitoring via and iphone app that is automatically updated every 5 minutes

Posted in Medicine on 20th Jun, 2014 12:30 AM
by AlexMuller
A bionic pancreas has been developed and it offers hope of a normal life to people with type 1 diabetes.

Apple manufacturer Foxconn starts deploying robots to assemble iPhones

Posted in Hardware on 8th Jul, 2014 01:41 AM
by AlexMuller
Taiwanese manufacturing giant Foxconn is replacing some of its employees with robots.

You Can Scratch the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Off Your Christmas List

Posted in Business on 15th Jul, 2014 01:47 AM
by AlexMuller
Production issues are said to have considerably delayed the smartphone.

Apple and IBM join forces to bring iPhones and iPads to businesses

Posted in Software on 16th Jul, 2014 01:57 AM
by AlexMuller
We now live in a world where Apple and IBM, two former PC industry rivals, are working together in a big way.

Your next iPhone could lock itself if it senses you’re not the one using it

Posted in Hardware on 19th Jul, 2014 12:03 AM
by AlexMuller
Imagine your iPhone could tell someone else was using it and lock them out.

Apple scolded by Europe over in-app purchase protections

Posted in Business on 20th Jul, 2014 10:41 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple has been criticized by the European Commission for not offering any "concrete and immediate" plans to stop users being misled by "free" apps.

Apple earnings beat estimates thanks to 35M iPhones sold

Posted in Business on 23rd Jul, 2014 01:57 AM
by AlexMuller
Although Apple missed revenue estimates, the company’s says its stronger than expected earnings per share is the result of solid iPhone sales.

Indiegogo finally launches an iOS app for everyone

Posted in Online on 3rd Aug, 2014 03:03 AM
by AlexMuller
Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo has released a new mobile app today that will let you contribute interesting and inventive fundraising campaigns on-the-go.

Apple reportedly holding its next big iPhone event on Sept. 9

Posted in Business on 6th Aug, 2014 11:37 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple is expected to show off two new iPhone 6 models with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch screens, according to the most recent rumors.

Rumours Show Apple May (Finally) Turn Your Phone Into a Digital Wallet

Posted in Business on 1st Sep, 2014 01:46 AM
by AlexMuller
Re/code reports that Apple has "reached an agreement" with American Express to integrate its services into the e-payment system.

iPhone 6’s NFC chip may do far more than just mobile payments

Posted in Business on 5th Sep, 2014 03:06 AM
by AlexMuller
NFC is a technology standard that specifies a set of radio frequencies used by two devices in close physical proximity to exchange files and data.

Cheap 99p Smartphone Chargers are Putting People's Lives at Risk

Posted in Hardware on 6th Sep, 2014 11:47 PM
by AlexMuller
If you're an iPhone user you don't want to have to fork out £15 if you ever find yourself in need of a new USB adaptor, so finding one for a pound might seem like an absolute bargain.

Beyond step counting: How Apple HealthKit could bring a cultural shift around health

Posted in Medicine on 27th Sep, 2014 11:29 PM
by AlexMuller
We’re at the end of the beginning of a consumer-centric health revolution.

SVOne turns the iPhone into an eye test kit

Posted in Hardware on 30th Sep, 2014 12:20 AM
by AlexMuller
New York-based Smart Vision Labs has created a low-cost, portable iPhone-based gadget to help people in developing countries to diagnose vision problems.

FireChat lets you text friends, even without a signal

Posted in Software on 1st Oct, 2014 10:58 PM
by AlexMuller
As long as there is a FireChat-enabled device to act as a node in the chain, there's really no geographic limit to how big the ad hoc network can be.

Ex-Apple Exec Jailed For Selling Supply Chain Secrets

Posted in Business on 8th Dec, 2014 08:19 PM
by AlexMuller
Paul Devine, Apple's former Global Supply Manager, has been sentenced to a year in prison and fined $4.5 million (£2.88 million) for conspiring to sell Apple product secrets.

Apple building massive new R&D center in Japan, says prime minister

Posted in Business on 9th Dec, 2014 08:07 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple has decided to undertake cutting-edge R&D in Japan

Rouble turmoil leads to Apple halting online sales in Russia

Posted in Online on 17th Dec, 2014 07:45 PM
by AlexMuller
Technology giant Apple says it cannot sell products online in Russia because the rouble's value is too volatile for it to set prices.

Your Smartphone Could Soon Track Your Sleep and Listen Out for Sleep Disorders

Posted in Software on 26th Dec, 2014 05:30 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers say they’ve come up with an accurate, simple way to monitor breathing while you sleep, no wearables required.

Christmas online sales up 8.3%, iOS numbers nearly quadruple Android’s

Posted in Business on 27th Dec, 2014 08:59 PM
by AlexMuller
Christmas is a religious celebration for billions of people, which means its a big day for Apple.

How Android beat iOS in 2014, and vice versa

Posted in Business on 1st Jan, 2015 10:37 PM
by AlexMuller
There is no single way to declare a winner. They may be competitors, but Google and Apple have very different strategies for their mobile platforms.

Apple posts the biggest quarterly profit in history

Posted in Business on 29th Jan, 2015 01:40 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple reported a net profit of $18bn (£11.8bn) in its fiscal first quarter, which tops the $15.9bn made by ExxonMobil in the second quarter of 2012.

Kill switches 'cut thefts' in London, New York and San Francisco

Posted in Business on 11th Feb, 2015 06:51 PM
by AlexMuller
The addition of "kill switch" anti-theft tools to iPhones and Android handsets appears to be acting as a major deterrent to criminals.

By 2020, 80% of the world's adult population will own a smartphone

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Mar, 2015 08:29 PM
by AlexMuller
The smartphone is probably the fastest adopted technology of all time.

Everything Apple announced during its Apple Watch and Retina MacBook event

Posted in Hardware on 10th Mar, 2015 09:32 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple announced a host of new products and updates at its Spring Forward event today in San Francisco.

Scientists turn an iPhone into a blood parasite detector

Posted in Science on 7th May, 2015 07:24 PM
by AlexMuller
A team at UC Berkeley has adapted its iPhone microscope project to identify blood parasites in under three minutes.

Apple’s App Store Saw $1.7B in Billings And Broke Records In July

Posted in Software on 9th Aug, 2015 10:03 PM
by AlexMuller
The App Store today features over 1.5 million mobile applications and games available for download, and the growth in new app releases shows no signs of slowing down.

Its that time of the year again for Apple; A load of new stuff

Posted in Hardware on 10th Sep, 2015 12:36 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple has unveiled a larger iPad tablet, a TV box with its own app store and new iPhones that can detect how firmly their screens are being pressed.

Apple’s iOS App Store suffers first major attack

Posted in Online on 21st Sep, 2015 09:42 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple is cleaning up its iOS App Store to remove malicious iPhone and iPad programs identified in the first large-scale attack on the popular software outlet.

FBI 'may be able to unlock San Bernardino iPhone' on their own

Posted in Software on 22nd Mar, 2016 06:17 PM
by AlexMuller
The FBI says it may have found a way to unlock the San Bernardino attacker's iPhone without Apple's assistance.

Apple unveils a smaller iPhone and a smaller version of iPad Pro

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Mar, 2016 05:45 PM
by AlexMuller
The iPhone SE has the same processing and graphics performance of the larger Apple 6S. The new iPad Pro will have a 9.7 inch screen, the same size as the original iPad.

FBI-Apple case: Investigators break into iPhone without Apple's help, ending a court case

Posted in Software on 29th Mar, 2016 01:01 PM
by AlexMuller
Last week, prosecutors said "an outside party" had demonstrated a possible way of unlocking the iPhone without the need to seek Apple's help.

The quest for an unbreakable phone is 'impossible,' says Apple

Posted in Business on 2nd Apr, 2016 07:12 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple is pushing hard to make its phones more secure, but says the quest for perfect security will never be met.

US pushes Apple for access to iPhones in criminal cases

Posted in Business on 9th Apr, 2016 03:20 PM
by AlexMuller
The FBI had said it was able to gain access to the device independently. This method is said only work on certain older models of the iPhone.

Apple revenue falls for first time since 2003

Posted in Business on 27th Apr, 2016 01:31 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple reported a 13% drop in its second quarter revenue on Tuesday as sales of iPhones slipped. China was a particular weak spot. Apple shares fell 8% in after hours trading.

Apple to lower App Store 'tax' for loyal subscribers

Posted in Business on 9th Jun, 2016 11:08 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple will for the first time lower its App Store commission on one condition: if an app can retain a subscriber for over a year, the revenue split will be 85/15.

Apple WWDC 2016: iPhone maker announces iOS 10, Siri for Mac and new iMessage

Posted in Software on 14th Jun, 2016 07:31 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple has revealed plans including a more intelligent Siri and Messages app, quicker Apple Watch and easier to use laptops.

Apple hits 1 billion iPhone sales

Posted in Business on 28th Jul, 2016 11:55 PM
by AlexMuller
It’s a noteworthy milestone for a company recently knocked around by investors over the smartphone’s declining sales momentum.

Apple September 2016 Special Event: The key points from Apple's conference:

Posted in Hardware on 8th Sep, 2016 01:45 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple launched a new iPhone that comes with improved processor, cameras and no headphone jack, along with a new Apple Watch.

Researchers develop portable iPhone-powered lab that can detect cancer with 99% accuracy

Posted in Science on 24th Oct, 2016 01:27 PM
by AlexMuller
A portable laboratory that’s powered by a smartphone and capable of detecting cancers nearly instantly.

Foxconn's profit is up as increased deployment of robots improves cost control

Posted in Hardware on 13th Nov, 2016 11:51 PM
by AlexMuller
Foxconn has been working to expand automation on its campuses, including the iPhone assembly facility in Zhengzhou.

iPhone manufacturer Foxconn plans to replace almost every human worker with robots

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Jan, 2017 02:54 PM
by AlexMuller
China's iPhone factories are being automated

The most important iPhone feature Steve Jobs didn't predict 10 years ago today

Posted in Business on 9th Jan, 2017 05:34 PM
by AlexMuller
Today marks the 10th anniversary of the day Steve Jobs took to the stage to introduce the world to the iPhone.

Apple is nearing $1 trillion in iOS revenue

Posted in Business on 13th Jan, 2017 07:41 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple is on pace to generate a cumulative $1 trillion in revenue from iOS-related products since the company introduced its first such device, the iPhone, in 2007.

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