Tag Archives: Apple

How to hide default apps on iOS 9.3 beta 1

For years, iOS users have expressed their desires for the ability to hide some default iOS apps, like Stocks and Tips. Using Apple Configurator 2.2 beta with iOS 9.3 beta 1 (and a developer account), it is now possible to hide individual stock apps from the home screen. Heads up: This process requires the device to be in “Supervised” mode, which can be…

European Commission ruling may force Apple to pay back $8B in taxes

A recent European Commission ruling is making it more than likely making Apple’s tax agreements in Ireland illegal. According to a report from Bloomberg, Apple may owe the European Commission up to $8 billion in taxes. Currently, Apple does all of its European taxes in Ireland, where a special agreement with Ireland allows Apple to only pay 2.5% tax…

Apple’s Q1 2016 earnings call will be held on January 26

Apple has announced when they will be holding their quarterly earnings call for the first quarter of the 2016 fiscal year. It will be on January 26. The live conference call will be streamed on their website and will begin at 2PM Pacific. Apple’s press release, containing the quarterly earnings themselves, will be roughly 30 minutes before the…

TiP Year in Review: First generation products, services, and more

2015 was a big year for Apple, the company unveiled a lot of new first-generation products, services, and accessories. There’s a lot to cover and this could easily become a long 3,000 word post (post edit: it is), but we’ll only be going over the essentials. Products Starting in March with Apple’s Spring Forward event, the company first started with…

TiP Gift Guide: Erik’s 5 Apple product accessories for under $100

Now that Christmas is here, you’re likely to be done with buying gifts for others. That doesn’t mean you can’t buy yourself something to go with your (possibly new) Apple products! The products I’ve selected are meant to be good accessories for Apple products that you may have received as a gift this holiday season. Studio Neat Walnut Stand for Apple TV…

Apple took 94% of smartphone profits last quarter

While Android has had the majority control of smartphone market share for some time now, Apple has continued to lead in the area that matters most to companies: profit. In fact, for the previous quarter, Apple took in 94% of all smartphone industry profits. That is compared to 92% of all profits in the quarter before last. Samsung was the only other…