Apple has been on an acquisition streak lately. CEO Tim Cook announced during Apple’s Q2 results that 30 company acquisitions have been made over the the last nine months, including $3 billion spent for Beats Electronics. Cook also declared that they Apple is “on the prowl” for additional companies and it was recently revealed that book
A half-year into his tenure as BlackBerry’s CEO, John Chen has developed a reputation for delivering great quotes with a dry wit. Chen was in fine form earlier this week when he told the Financial Times he wasn’t concerned about the recently announced deal between Apple and IBM, likening the partnership to when “two elephants
Chitika has once again compiled tablet usage (different from market share because it takes actual usage patterns into account), and shows that while Apple still dominates the market, Samsung and Amazon are slowly eating into its share.
Samsung is preparing a full-out assault on Apple’s new iPhone — the iPhone that both hasn’t been announced or released. The company released a short 30-second spot highlighting the benefits of the Galaxy S5, both in size, specs and capabilities, over Apple’s iPhone.
WSJ: 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones coming, Apple tipped to produce 70 to 80 million units by year’s end
This story has been around the block a few times. A new report from the Wall Street Journal is citing Apple has requested its manufacturing partners to start producing larger sized smartphone displays, specifically 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch displays. “According to people familiar with the matter,” Apple is expecting them to produce between 70 million and
Apple launched its latest iPads, the Air and Mini with Retina Display, in October of last year. Apart from being available directly from Apple, many Canadian carriers decided to begin selling the tablets this past June. And, better last than never, regional carriers SaskTel and MTS have announced plans to launch the iPad Air with Wi-Fi + Cellular
Welcome to Tête-à-Tête, a series where two of our writers converse on interesting topics in the mobile landscape — through chat. Think of it as a podcast for readers. This week, Daniel and Douglas chat about — what else — the massive collaboration between Apple and IBM, and what implications it may have for enterprise
Apple and IBM have announced a partnership that will see the two companies team up in an enterprise push involving IBM software and Apple hardware. This exclusive partnership will see IBM’s big data and analytics capabilities arrive on Apple’s iOS devices. The deal covers more than 100 industry-specific enterprise solutions and will include native apps designed exclusively
In the latest update to its developer site, Apple has stated that “90% of devices are using iOS 7.” That stat, along with other percentages of iOS usage, are mainly for the developer community and shows which version of iOS people are using when visiting the App Store. Unfortunately, there isn’t a country breakdown as it would be
Spotify is set to launch in Canada, and soon. The company has launched a sign-up page where users can submit an email address in exchange for the prospect of receiving an invitation to use the service. It’s unclear when the company plans to open the proverbial floodgates, but this is the best indication we’ve seen