Apple leads global tablet market, Samsung second: IDC

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 09:44

San Francisco, May 4, Apple led the global tablet market with 28.8 per cent share in the first quarter of 2018 as tablet shipments reached 31.7 million -- declining 11.7 per cent from the same quarter last year, the International Data Corporation (IDC) reported on Friday.


Apple working on iPhone SE 2: Report

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:38

San Francisco, April 19, Apple is reportedly working on several iPhone models and have registered those model numbers with the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), a Russian-language regulatory organisation.


Apple hires Google's Artificial Intelligence chief

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 10:12

San Francisco, April 4, In a key development, Apple has hired John Giannandrea, Google's Head of Search and Artificial Intelligence (AI), to lead the company's Machine Learning (ML) and AI strategy.


Apple may discontinue iPhone X around mid-2018: Report

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 10:26

San Francisco, Jan 23 More sluggish-than-expected response may lead Apple to discontinue the first-generation iPhone X around mid-2018 as the second-generation model is set for launch later this year, an analyst associated with Taiwanese business group KGI Securities has said.


Apple joins Malala Fund to empower girls in India, world

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 12:38

London, Jan 22 Aiming to empower girl education in India and other countries, Apple on Monday announced support for the Malala Fund -- led by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai -- which is focused on advocating every girl's right to 12 years of free, safe and quality education.


Apple acquires app development startup buddybuild

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 10:10

San Francisco, Jan 3 Apple has acquired Canadian start-up buddybuild, a mobile iteration platform focused on building integration and debugging tools for iOS developers, for an undisclosed sum.


Apple apologies for slowing older iPhones down

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 10:04

San Francisco, Dec 29 After facing widespread criticism for admitting that it deliberately slows down ageing iPhone models, Apple has formally apologised to the global iPhone community.


Apple earns five times higher per unit profit than Samsung

Thu, 12/28/2017 - 13:40

New Delhi, Dec 28 Apple earned the maximum per unit profit at $151 in the third quarter of 2017, followed by its arch rival Samsung which earned $31 profit per unit, a new research from Counterpoint said on Thursday.


Apple sued in Israel for deliberately slowing older iPhones

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 11:14

Tel Aviv, Dec 26 Two Israelis have filed an over $120 million class-action lawsuit against Apple a week after the maker confirmed that it is deliberately slowing down older iPhones to avoid the devices from shutting down owing to old batteries.


Apple faces two lawsuits over slowing down older iPhones

Sat, 12/23/2017 - 12:28

San Francisco, Dec 23 After confirming that it is deliberately slowing down older iPhones to avoid the devices from shutting down owing to old batteries, Apple is now facing two class-action lawsuits from the iPhone users in the US.


Apple's new flagship device may be $1000 'iPhone X'

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 10:44

San Francisco, Sep 11, Apple's upcoming iPhone will be called the "iPhone X" and is expected to be priced at nearly $1,000, media reports said, adding that two other new smartphones may be called "iPhone 8" and "iPhone 8 Plus".


Apple may launch iPhone 7S with glass back, wireless charging

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 14:12

San Francisco, Aug 6, Apple aficionados waiting for the next flagship device might be in for a treat as the Cupertino-based technology giant is expected to launch a refresh of iPhone 7 models along with iPhone 8 in the coming months.