All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Apple’

Michael Fassbender Joins the Steve Jobs Carousel

At this point you, I, and John Wayne all have a pretty good shot at playing Steve Jobs in the upcoming biopic based on the best-selling biography by Walter Isaacson. I mean, why not? Joining the carousel today is Michael Fassbender. Variety quotes sources who claim that the Academy Award-nominated actor is in “early talks” to play the late Apple …

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‘Bendgate’ Proving Bigger Than Apple Cares to Admit?

When people started complaining about their brand new iPhone 6s bending in their pockets, Apple was quick to play it down. Saying that warping was “extremely rare” through normal use, Apple said that only nine customers had complained about bending iPhones. Well, here’s 300 bent iPhones 6s. Bendghazi lives – and it’s a bit more serious than Apple wants to …

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Apple to Kill the iPad Mini in Latest Rumor

We’re only a few weeks out from Apple season – that magical time of year when Apple unveils a bunch of new hardware – and there are already rumors about what moves Cupertino could make next. Apparently, Apple is planning on killing the iPad Mini. This rumor comes from Chinese publication UDN, via Phone Arena. It also comes with a …

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Tim Cook: “Being Gay Among the Greatest Gifts God Has Given Me”

Citing a desire to help others be more comfortable in their own skin, Apple CEO Tim Cook has publicly revealed that he is gay. In an eloquent piece for Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook writes: For years, I’ve been open with many people about my sexual orientation. Plenty of colleagues at Apple know I’m gay, and it doesn’t seem to make a …

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Apple Expands iAd Into 70 New Countries

Apple announced that it has launched its advertising product iAd into as many as 70 new countries after only offering it in 25 before. In fact, before this month iAd was only available in 16 countries. On October 3, the company announced its expansion into Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, and Sweden. Apple doesn’t spend a whole …

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iPad Mini 3: Most Underwhelming Apple Update Ever?

The iPad Mini 3 is being touted as, at best, a very anti-climactic update, and at worst, a brutal evisceration of the iPad Mini line. The iPad Mini 3 was doomed to struggle in the shadows of the new iPad Air 2 and the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, but its cool reception has some wondering just how long Apple …

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New iPad Mini Doesn’t Appear to Be Impressing Apple Fans

Last week at a big press event, Apple unveiled two new iPad models – the iPad Air 2 and the iPad Mini 3. The former received nearly a half an hour of hype time on stage, while the latter was announced in seconds as a mere afterthought. Apple knew there really wasn’t that much to say about the iPad Mini …

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Find My iPhone Saves Crash Victim’s Life

The “Find My iPhone” feature built into Apple devices is very handy for locating misplaced phones and iPads. It can be used to find the device by GPS, to send an audible tone to the device even if it is on silent, and even to erase the device remotely if it has been stolen. All you need to do is …

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Apple Gives Business Local Listing Tool For Maps

Apple launched a new way for businesses to verify listings on Apple Maps – Apple Maps Connect. Between the popularity of Apple devices and the company’s increasingly independence from Google services, it’s probably a good idea to make sure you appear there. First, you have to have an AppleID to log in. Then, you’re prompted to add your business. It …

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iPhone 6 Plus Supply Issues Loom as Holidays Approach

If you’re looking to get your hands on a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus before the holiday season is in full swing, you may want to order one sooner rather than later – especially if it’s the iPhone 6 Plus you’re after. Demand is outpacing supply for the new iPhone 6, and Apple CEO Tim Cook isn’t exactly …

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Groupon Updates App With Apple Pay Support

Apple officially launched Apple Pay, its new payments product, via an update to iOS 8 today. Third-party apps are also getting updates to add support for it. Groupon announced that it has updated its iPhone app to include it as a payment option. iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users in the U.S. can take advantage. “To use the new payments …

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Apple Earnings Released, Revenue $42.1 Billion

Apple just announced its earnings for its fiscal 2014 Q4. This includes revenue of $42.1 billion and quarterly net profit of $8.5 billion, or $1.42 per diluted share. That’s compared to revenue of $37.5 billion and net profit of $7.5 billion, or $1.18 per diluted share, last year. Gross margin was 38% compared to 37% last year. International sales made …

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