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There’s a good reason why the term App Store economy is often used to describe the iTunes App Store. In 2014 alone, Apple doled out $10 billion to iOS developers. Since the App Store went live in 2008, developers have netted more than $25 billion in earnings. Show More Summary
I’ve focused a lot over the last few months on helping readers to speed up and optimize Apple’s Macs — everything from adding RAM to recovering hard drive space and upgrading old hard drives to faster SSDs. Today’s How-To is focused on something very specific but with a lot of optimization potential: trimming down your Mac’s […]
Decades ago, every electronic device was sealed with one of two types of screws: a minus-shaped Flat/Slot head, or a plus-shaped Phillips head. There was no concept — at least, for common consumer electronics — that average people shouldn’t be able to unscrew their gadgets and take them apart. And the only reason to have multiple Flat or Phillips head […]
The tech giant sold 61 million iPhones, or 40 percent more than in the same period a year ago. But executives also shed some light on other well-known Apple products in interviews and a conference call with analysts Monday evening.
When it reported its fiscal 2015 second quarter (Q2 2015) revenues yesterday, Apple revealed that it sold only 12.6 million iPads for the quarter ending March 28. That is 29 percent fewer iPads than it sold in the same period … Continue reading ?
Apple's tablet computing device, once a red-hot consumer gadget, has suffered from a steady decline in sales over the last year. [...] Cook said he sees a future for the iPad in business settings, where workers can use specialized iPad...Show More Summary
Adobe's Portable Document Format has become a common way to publish newsletters, instruction manuals and even tax forms. Creating your own PDF document is easy, with features built into major Web browsers and Apple's Mac system, or available...Show More Summary
According to the latest estimates from Gartner, Apple's Mac made gains in the PC market over the first quarter of 2015, bucking a wider negative trend that saw overall shipments drop 5.2 percent worldwide.
For years, Apple has gladly accepted trade-ins of old Apple products — Macs, iPhones, and more. But only now is Apple finally ready to begin accepting hardware from its leading rivals in the mobile tech space. “We’ll give you credit for your device,” Apple says, while stopping short of naming Android and Windows devices. “Get […]
Intel and Micron have announced the launch of a new 3D NAND flash technology, one which could substantially improve the amount of data storage possible in Macs, iPhones, iPads, and numerous other devices.
UPDATED: According to a report by security firm GFI, Apple's Mac OS X is the most vulnerable operating system, with the iOS platform coming in second. A debate over reporting nuances and merits of the report quickly followed.
In an announcement posted to Apple's developer portal on Friday, the notified app makers that all Mac App Store submissions will soon be restricted from using garbage collection in favor of the Automatic Reference Counting (ARC) compiler feature.
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An internal software security research team at Google has publicly revealed three of recently-discovered zero-day exploits in Apple's Mac OS X desktop operating system, though the severity of each vulnerability is unknown.
According to Apple analyst Gene Munster, these are the company's top-5 priorities in order of importance: iPhone iOS Apple Watch Mac Emerging What's missing? The iPad. "We believe that at this point, the iPad is largely just an offshoot...Show More Summary
Legendary game designer Sid Meier is set to release his newest turn-based game later this spring with support for Apple's Mac and iPad, while Google's forthcoming Google Calendar app for iOS --?the first Google-designed native app for the web calendar service -- has been detailed in new, leaked screenshots.
Amid increasing chatter that Apple may consider migrating the Mac to its own in-house ARM processors, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich on Friday characterized the two firms' relationship as "strong" and reiterated Intel's strategy of competing for business based on performance, price, and reliability.
One month after receiving a first patent reassignment from Israel-based 3D mapping R&D firm PrimeSense, Apple on Tuesday was granted another property detailing possible software implementations to go along with previously outlined motion-sensing hardware.
According to its quarterly PC report for the fourth quarter of 2014, research firm IDC found Apple sold some 5.8 million Macs over the three-month period, bucking an overall negative trend for the market.