Tag Archives: Apple

A rough week: Apple, privilege, press attention and perspective

Long gone are the days where Apple was a scrappy underdog. The company is now in the privileged position as the world’s most valuable brand and the biggest American company ever. As the old adage goes, “with great power, comes great responsibility” (thanks Uncle Ben). For Apple, this means doing things right for its millions of customers. With…

Apple: We’re keeping Beats Music technology, phasing out the brand

An early version of iTunes Radio 2.0? With news that Apple was going to shut down Beats Music, some imagined that Apple was going to leave the streaming music service completely. But, according to Re/code, Apple is staying in the streaming game. The news about Beats Music’s demise likely came from misunderstanding just how much of Beats Music was…

First look at Apple’s official leather iPhone 6 Plus case [Gallery]

The iPhone 6 isn’t quite here yet, but, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus cases started shipping out early and I was able to get my hands on. Like last year, Apple launched a range of bespoke, slim leather cases for its new models. And on first impressions, they look even better made than last year. There’s a really nice smooth surface on the exterior, with a…

Apple and U2 working together again to boost digital music sales

After giving away the band’s latest album to every iTunes user for free at its September iPhone event, Apple and U2 are back again and this time they have a new tactic for increasing digital music sales. According to a report by TIME, the Cupertino company and Irish rockers are working together on a new music format to help musicians sell more…

Tim Cook interviewed by Charlie Rose, let the Apple TV set rumors begin… Again

If there’s one rumor surrounding Apple that never comes to fruition, it’s the TV set speculation. Or at least, it hasn’t yet. Whenever chiefs from Apple have entertain questions on the possibility of a new Apple-branded TV, there’s one common response: “We’re interested”. But that’s it. No further details. Tech enthusiasts went crazy when Steve Jobs’…

iPhone 6, 6 Plus pre-orders sell in record numbers

    Early this morning, Apple opened up pre-orders for the next generation iPhones. And despite issues getting it off the ground, reports suggest this could be Apple’s biggest ever pre-order weekend. iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pre-orders have sold in record numbers. In a statement to Re/code, Apple claimed “Response to iPhone 6 and iPhone 6…

Apple Watch dimensions analyzed

Although Apple announced that they will be releasing Apple Watches in 38 mm and 42 mm sizes, the dimensions stopped there. Fortunately, Paul Sprangers has estimated those dimensions for the 42 mm model by measuring Apple’s photos from their website. The body of the watch will be approximately 36.2 mm wide by 42 mm tall, and 10.6 mm thick. The heart…

Apple releases iOS 8 feature availability list

As Apple adds more features to iOS, many of those features involve local data, language recognition, or legal agreements. As a result, Apple is unable to provide these features for every region and language, at least right away. Fortunately, Apple has shared a list of iOS 8 features that aren’t available for everyone. This should be helpful for customers…

In-store pickup available for iPhone 6 preorders

According to 9to5Mac, it is confirmed that Apple will be offering in-store pickup for iPhone 6 preorders. These preorders can be picked up from most stores on the release day, September 19th. 9to5Mac has confirmed this with multiple Apple stores, and online Apple store customer service people. On launch day, Apple will have two lines at its stores….