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Apple’s 2015 kicks off with new App Store records

In a press release, Apple today announced a new record for App Store billings. Customers spent almost $500 million on apps and in-app purchases with New Year’s Day 2015 marking the single biggest day ever in App Store sales history. Apple also announced that, to date, App Store developers have earned a cumulative $25 billion from the sale of apps…

CES 2015 Roundup: January 7th

CES 2015 officially kicked off yesterday in Las Vegas. While Apple won’t be showcasing any of its wares at the trade show, the event is still an important part of the year in tech as we get a look at the Apple-related accessories that will line store shelves over the next 12 months. We’ve already seen a bunch of announcements so far this week,…

Erik’s Apple Wish List for 2015

This post is part of our “2015 Wish List” series! The series highlights TiP staffers’ hopes for the year in Apple tech, however likely they may be. You can follow along with all entries in the series HERE. As we enter a new year, Apple has proven its doubters wrong with a strong product lineup with more undoubtedly on its way. The Apple Watch is…

iOS 8 adoption hits 68%

Adoption of iOS 8 has reached 68% according to Apple’s own data. Apple’s App Store Distribution page for developers suggests that 5% more iOS devices are now running iOS 8 since the figure was last updated a month ago. With iOS 8 adoption increasing, the share of devices running iOS 7 and earlier has decreased. iOS 7 now accounts for 29% of device…

CES 2015 Roundup: January 6th

CES 2015 officially kicked off today in Las Vegas. While Apple won’t be showcasing any of its wares at the trade show, the event is still an important part of the year in tech as we get a look at the Apple-related accessories that will line store shelves over the next 12 months. We’ve already seen a bunch of announcements so far this week, and today…

Report: Apple Watch launching in March

Apple is planning to launch Apple Watch in March, according to a new report from 9to5Mac. Sources familiar with the wearable device’s development state that the device is on track to begin shipping by the end of March within the United States. Apple retail staffers will reportedly be put through an extensive training program to familiarize themselves…

Apple to livestream Q1 2015 earnings call on January 27

Apple has scheduled its Q1 2015 earnings call for January 27 at 2pm PT. The company will report on earnings for the three months ending in December last year. As usual, Apple will release its quarterly financial results shortly before the call. We can then expect to hear from CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca Maestri as the results are discussed with investors…