Remember when Apple triumphed over Samsung in a patent infringement case where the judge awarded the California-based company over $1 billion in damages? It’s OK if you don’t — the decision was made all the way back in August 2012. Since then, Apple has been awarded a second, smaller amount, and the two companies agreed
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HTC posted another poor showing in its February 2014 consolidated earnings details. The company posted approximately $238 million in revenue, down 36% from the same time a year ago, and 25% from January. The Taiwanese company is trying to weather the storm as it waits for the introduction of its newest smartphone, the all-new HTC
Apple’s latest version of its mobile OS is expected to launch this week, according to Daring Fireball’s John Gruber. He notes that the company, which has been beta testing iOS 7.1 for months, plans to launch it alongside an app meant for streaming its iTunes music festival being held next week in Austin, Texas, during SXSW.
According to Gartner, Android overtook iOS as the number one tablet operating system in the world last year, just as it did for smartphones in 2012. While the numbers may sound grand for all Android OEMs, it’s really only Samsung, and to a lesser extent Asus, that benefitted from the increased numbers. Apple is still
Apple announced this morning that CFO Peter Oppenheimer will retire at the end of September. Luca Maestri, Apple’s VP of Finance and corporate controller, will take over the role and report directly into CEO Tim Cook. Tim Cook said that “Peter has served as our CFO for the past decade as Apple’s annual revenue grew
Apple announces CarPlay: In-car system coming to Ferrari, Honda, Mercedes and Volvo this year (Update)
Apple has officially announced CarPlay, an in-car system that is destined to take over your dashboard. CarPlay is being dubbed as “the smarter, safer and more fun way to use iPhone in the car” and “will be available in select cars shipping in 2014.” A plethora of auto manufacturers are already on board: Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz
Apple rumoured to announce ‘iOS in the Car’ next week, auto partners include Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo
In-car systems to-date are somewhat unappealing. BlackBerry’s QNX, Telsa and Ford have all done an impressive job over the past few years to bring more life to the car with touchscreen displays and new features. More and more automobile makers are stepping up to make the screen in your vehicle another source of information and
If you’re a smartphone or tablet gamer, you’ll know that the App Store is usually where many of the best titles are released, either exclusively on iOS, or months before their Android counterparts. This week, Apple has rounded up some of the best “hardcore” titles on the platform, discounting them just in time for the
A year ago Apple claimed that they deliver over 2 billion iMessages per day. Today, Apple CEO Tim Cook, declared during their annual shareholder meeting that the company has seen a dramatic increase in adoption with activity surging to “several billion” iMessages per day. FaceTime calls are seeing between 15 to 20 million per day.
SwiftKey Note is a hit. On the day it posted its first significant update, the UK-based company announced it has passed a million downloads on iPhone and iPad. Its success can be attributed to SwiftKey’s growing popularity on Android, making it more recognizable in the mainstream, but it likely selection by Apple as Editors Choice