Tag Archives: Apple

Chinese carriers potentially release iPhone 6 specs before launch

Just before Apple’s event next Tuesday, China Telecom is offering pre-orders for the next iPhones. To compliment the pre-order, the carrier is providing some details on the upcoming devices. Whether they are true or not is yet to be seen, but it’s safe to say that the carrier probably has some inside knowledge to prepare for launch day. China Telecom…

Tim Cook details security strategy following scandal

If you haven’t heard, Apple has recently been under fire after hackers leaked personal photos from several celebrity iCloud accounts. After Apple shared the results of their investigation, Tim Cook gave an interview with the Wall Street Journal to further explain Apple’s plan looking forward. Cook continued to stress the importance of choosing strong…

Apple negotiates low transaction fees for mobile payments

As part of Apple’s expected mobile payment service, it seems that the company could have an advantage when it comes to retail adoption. Following previous reports of agreements with American Express, Visa, and MasterCard, a new report claims that Apple has negotiated lower transaction fees with American Express, JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup, Capital One,…

Apple opens iPhone 5 battery replacement program after defect spotted

Apple today has published a support page detailing that a “very small percentage” of iPhone 5′s have a battery that requires more frequent charging and may not last as long as non-affected batteries. The program allows owners of affected devices to have their batteries replaced free of charge either in an Apple Store, through mail, or at an authorized…

New conflicting iPhone 6 screen speculation – Who’s right?

If Apple is transitioning to larger iPhone screen sizes, they will need to increase the screen’s resolution to retain Retina pixel density. For Apple to consider an iPhone screen to be Retina, the screen must have a pixel density above 300 PPI. Current 4″ iPhones have a resolution of 640 x 1136. This gives the 4-inch display a pixel density of about…

Analyst: iWatch delayed until 2015 due to production issues

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo stated today that he believes Apple’s wearable wristwatch is set to be delayed until 2015 due to issues on the production line. Kuo, who has a long track-record as an analyst reporting the future of Apple, has correctly predicted things in the past, but today’s report contradicts with a previous report by him which…

APPL hits $100, highest since stock split

Just last month, Apple’s stock (APPL) split 7-ways, pricing each share at around $93. Today, it hit $100 for the first time since the split, the highest it’s ever been since 2012 in the weeks leading up to the iPhone 5 launch ($700). Stock prices have hit the high for two reasons, most likely. The first being the imminent launch of the iPhone 6 and…

Gear up for ‘back to school’ with these 5 iOS apps

For many, school is about to start back up and school systems are integrating technology into classrooms more and more, specifically iOS devices. I thought a good way to get those of you heading back to school prepared for the upcoming school year is to introduce to you some of my favorite apps that help me to be more productive throughout the day. So…