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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…

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…

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…

2015: What does Apple have in store?

2015 is upon us! While 2014 was an incredibly important year in Apple’s history, we know the company does not plan on slowing down this year. We take a look at everything Apple has in store for 2015 — from the rumors to the dead certs — in order to see what the Apple landscape will look like over the next twelve months. Let’s dive in… Apple…

2014 in Review: The biggest Apple stories of the year

As 2014 draws to a close, it’s a great opportunity to look back at the last twelve months and take stock of the events that unfolded. For Apple, 2014 was an important year. As usual, little happened in the first half of the year in terms of new product announcements, prompting cries of Apple’s impending doom from some, and from WWDC onwards Apple…

Apple eyeing exclusive album releases to boost Beats Music engagement

Executives at Beats Music, now under Apple’s ownership, are lining up exclusive album releases in order to boost engagement with the fledgling music subscription service, according to a report by New York Post. Beats staffers are said to be eyeing up exclusive content in an effort to replicate the kind of success seen by Beyoncé with the release of…

Apple hits back at BBC following labor abuse allegations

Apple has responded to labor abuse allegations following a BBC Panorama investigation that claimed the company failed to protect Chinese factory workers. Jeff Williams, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Operations, stated that he and CEO Tim Cook were “deeply offended” by the accusations in an internal email obtained by The Telegraph. The BBC documentary…

Apple raises over $20 million in recent (PRODUCT) RED campaign

While many stores were offering discounts to products for the weekend of Black Friday, Apple chose to do things a little bit differently. In addition to many popular Apple and Beats products coming with iTunes gift cards, Apple also donated some of their profits to (RED) for their sales on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Many popular apps offered…