Apple

Apple Card officially launches in the U.S.

Posted in Business on 22nd Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

The credit card is a joint offering between Apple and Goldman Sachs and is being widely offered to consumers with various income levels and credit histories, albeit with some caveats.

Apple preps iPad Apple Card app for August launch, ends Barclays rewards

Posted in Business on 4th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

Full support for the Card is believed to be baked into iOS 12.4

Intel confirms Apple’s $1 billion smartphone modem business acquisition

Posted in Business, Hardware on 26th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

According to Intel, the transaction means Apple will hold over 17,000 wireless technology patents, including both Intel- and Apple-developed innovations.

iOS and iPadOS 13 beta 4 signals death of 3D Touch, rise of Context Menu

Posted in Business, Hardware, Software on 20th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

The concept was simple: slight, medium, and heavy pressure on an iPhone’s screen could be recognized differently, such that a light press would open an app while a firm press in the same spot would instead conjure up a contextual menu.

Apple’s first app development accelerator opens in Shanghai, China

Posted in Business, Software on 11th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

Apple expects to assist accelerator participants in designing, distributing, and marketing their apps for global rather than just local appeal, as well as spotlighting its newest and most important technologies within the country.