As happens every year on April 1, today is April Fools' Day, and readers should be wary of hoaxes and claims at both news and rumor sites. Today also represents Apple's 39th anniversary, with their partnership having officially beenShow More Summary
Apple gets religious, Microsoft smashes Windows, Google takes a day off, Facebook culls Friends, vowels gets banned, and MakeUseOf announces new offshoots. Apple Officially Becomes a Religion I think Apple could legitimately claim they are a religion. Show More Summary
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Apple has announced that third-party iOS Developers can now begin submitting their Apple WatchKit apps to the App Store for review, along with other data such as the app icon, screenshots, and description. Apple has also released guidelines...Show More Summary
The app will offer brief news articles written specially for users of the watch, which will be available at the end of April.
What will the news of the future look like when we’re all busy staring at our tiny smartwatch screens instead of an iPhone or Mac? You’re not likely to scroll through lengthy longform stories on your wrist, so the New … Read more ›
Apple has hired former Dolby Executive Vice President Mike Rockwell as an executive in its hardware division, 9to5Mac reports. A source says Rockwell was likely recruited to improve audio and display performance of Apple’s upcoming products. Show More Summary
The New York Times Company On Tuesday, The New York Times Company announced a new feature for the Apple Watch, “One-Sentence Stories.” The Apple Watch will also get breaking news alerts with this app extension, which will be released...Show More Summary
The New York Times will offer single-sentence stories on the Apple Watch, here’s what that might look like. Read More
On the Web: Apple Pay Running Into Hurdles at Checkout Counter, Survey Finds - Bloomberg Business - "The majority of people who used Apple Pay said they did so because it was faster than a traditional credit card. Almost 60 percent they...Show More Summary
The U.S. International Trade Commission is investigating Ericsson’s claims that Apple violated its patents, PC World reports. Apple sued Ericsson in January, claiming Ericsson was charging too much for patents it holds and that the patents are no longer essential for the LTE technology in Apple’s iPhones, iPads and other cellular-enabled products. Show More Summary
Apple has announced that it will release its Q2 financial results on Monday, April 27. The company will conduct its conference call at 5 p.m. ET that day. For the first quarter, Apple previously provided guidance for Q2 of revenue between $52 billion and $55 billion, and gross margin between 38.5 percent and 39.5 percent. Show More Summary
Apple trades iPhones, Microsoft previews Spartan, Jay Z launches TIDAL, jumping the Apple Store line, De La Soul kick-starts new album, and herding sheep with a drone. Apple Expands Trade-In Program Leave Android users alone?????? It’s...Show More Summary
Though it may be in the April Fool's issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers have conducted a serious study assessing the medical evidence to support the famous proverb.
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News, L2 President Obama recently signed an executive order requiring government contracts to make sure their supply chains aren't using forced labor, if you want an Apple watch (that's notShow More Summary
Apple’s rumored expansion of its iPhone trade-in program to include non-Apple devices went live today in the U.S. and Europe, French blog MacPlus reports. The U.K. website for Brightstar, a third-party company that handles Apple’s trade-ins,...Show More Summary
With the Apple Watch poised to launch Apple into the health care industry, the Food and Drug Administration is doing its best to stay out of the way, Bloomberg reports. Current FDA guidelines leave mobile applications geared toward wellness...Show More Summary
A study that tested ability to recall the Apple logo, found only 1 out of 85 participants was able to draw it correctly, despite many being confident they would be able to do so.
Leaked documents confirm Apple Stores won’t be selling Apple Watches to walk-in customers when the product launches on April 24, according to MacRumors. Customers will have to make an online “Product Reservation” to purchase a specific...Show More Summary
Apple has expanded its trade-in program, which offers credit towards new device purchases in exchange for older hardware, to non-Apple smartphones and PCs (via 9to5Mac). News of the program expansion comes from changed language on Apple...Show More Summary