Tag Archives: Apple

If This Then That (IFTTT) brings automated goodness to iOS

If This Then That (IFTTT) has launched its iOS app today. IFTTT is an automated service directive… ermm.. service, that allows you to create custom “Recipes” for online actions in order to make online actions automatic. It works across 67 different services including Craiglist, Dropbox, Evernote, ESPN, Facebook, Twitter, Google Drive, Gmail and many…

Sprint now officially owned by Japanese carrier, SoftBank

A while back, reports broke that Sprint was subject to a buyout offer from one of Japan’s major carriers, Softbank. The deal worth $21.6B would see the black and yellow American carrier give up a 78% controlling stake in the company. Yesterday, Sprint announced that the deal has gone through and sees the network operator under new management. CEO…

“Leaked” budget iPhone shells and buttons hit the web [gallery]

Yet more leaks have shown up online this morning claiming to be parts from the budget model iPhone. The rear shell images are identical to those leaked yesterday, except in higher resolution, and without being plastered by watermarks. The gallery below shows them in a variety of colors, and also the insides of one, showing part of the internal…

Steve Jobs to be honored with 2013 Legends award by Disney

It was announced today that during its D23 Expo on Saturday, August 10th, Disney will honor late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs with its 2013 Disney Legends Award. Jobs, who was the CEO of Pixar (now owned by Disney), and became the largest shareholder in Disney after the company purchased Pixar in 2006. Below is the statement from Bob Iger, current…

iPhone 5 losing ground to Samsung thanks to S4

A research note published by Canaccord Genuity has revealed that in June the iPhone 5 was the top-selling smartphone at “essentially all global carriers”. Despite this feat, it also found that the iPhone had been losing global market share to Samsung following the release of the Galaxy S4. Whilst it’s not clear just how much impact the S4 has made on the…

Apple to appeal e-book price-fixing ruling

Following the news that Apple has been found guilty of “facilitating and executing” an e-book price-fixing “conspiracy”, it has emerged that Apple plans to appeal the decision. A spokesman for Apple stated “Apple did not conspire to fix e-book pricing and we will continue to fight against these false accusations” shortly after the verdict was announced….

Google Maps coming to iPad: new iPhone features in tow

A Google maps update coming to iOS will bring the app to iPad for the first time, along with a whole host of new features for the iPhone. Not only will Google Maps be available in 9.7″ goodness, it will also have some awesome new functionalities. The first of these is Explore, which is a way to visually browse and discover new places to eat, drink, sleep…

Analysts expecting zero year-on-year growth for Apple in Q3

A Fortune report is suggesting that most analysts are expecting Apple to post near-zero year-on-year growth on July 23, when it reveals its Q3 earnings. The news comes just one day after Apple reported its Q2 earnings of $43.6 billion, up from last year’s $39.2 billion. Despite these phenomenally impressive figures, analysts are predicting that…