Tag: Apple News

Former Apple Executive Accuses Apple of Suffocating Creation Of New Technologies By Others

Gerald Williams III, former Apple engineer who oversaw the development of the A-series chips, has accused Apple of poaching employees from his startup and stifling innovation. Williams left Apple in early 2019 after working at the company for over nine years. During this tenure, he saw the development of key A-series chips used by Apple […]

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Apple’s Pro Display XDR Compared to $40K Sony Reference Monitor, Found No Good for Professional Use

Apple’s Pro Display XDR has been widely praised for its color accuracy and for delivering performance that could rival professional monitors at one-fifth of their price. Apple even says that it designed the Pro Display XDR for professionals. The $4,999 display was recently put through its paces by Vincent Teoh who compared it to a […]

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FTC Launches Probe into Acquisitions Made by Apple and Other Tech Firms

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has launched a probe to investigate acquisitions made by big tech firms like Apple, Facebook, Google, and others. The plan is to check for instances of anticompetitive acquisitions by these firms. The FTC has issued orders to tech giants like Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft to seek additional […]

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Apple Joins the FIDO Alliance Which Aims to Replace Passwords with Trusted Devices

Apple has joined the Fast Identity Online Alliance which aims to create stronger authentication standards and reduce the reliance on passwords. The alliance aims to solve the “world’s password problem.” FIDO already has many high-level companies like Amazon, Google, Facebook, Arm, Intel, Samsung, Lenovo, and Qualcomm as its members, with Apple now joining the alliance. […]

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Oscar Winner Taika Waititi, Director of ‘Thor Ragnarok,’ Slams Apple for Poor MacBook Keyboards

It is no secret that keyboards on Apple’s 2015 or newer MacBook models have been trash. The butterfly keyboard does not really offer a great typing experience and to make matters worse, it is pretty unreliable as well. Apple has long been criticized for the keyboard on its MacBook lineup by consumers, but this time […]

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Apple Fined $27 Million by France for Slowing Down iPhones

Apple has been fined €25 million ($27.3 million) by France’s Directorate General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Prevention (DGCCRF) for intentionally slowing down older iPhones. Towards the end of 2017, it was discovered that Apple was slowing down older iPhones. After being caught, the company acknowledged that it was doing this intentionally as a […]

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Apple’s Retail Stores in China Will Not Reopen on February 10 Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Earlier this week, Apple shut down its retail stores and corporate offices in China due to the Coronavirus outbreak. The company had originally announced that it would open its stores on February 10th as suggested by the Chinese government. However, it looks like Apple will continue to keep its retail stores closed even after Feb. […]

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Apple’s Independent Repair Provider Program Heavily Criticized in New Report

Apple has often been criticized for not allowing third-party repairs for its products. Now, it’s IRP (Independent Repair Provider) program, which was meant to improve things, has been heavily criticized for being crazy and invasive to customers as well as repair shops. A report from Motherboard, which was published earlier today, gives us an in-depth […]

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Apple Could Make High-End Headphones with Touch Gestures and Wear Detection

While Apple doesn’t sell its own over-the-ear headphones, the company seems to be working on several ideas. One of those ideas includes equipped headphones with touch gestures, wear detection and orientation detection. Apple’s wireless earphones business has boomed over the past few years, especially after the launch of AirPods. The company sells Beats-branded headphones, but […]

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Foldable Screen Phones Have a Crease Problem, but Apple Seems to Have a Solution for It

Android phone makers have jumped onto the foldable-screen phone bandwagon, but all such phones seem to have an issue with the screen crease. However, Apple seems to be working on a solution that can solve such issues with foldable screens. Apple seems to be working on an iPhone with a foldable screen. According to a […]

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Apple Beats Huawei and Samsung, Sells More Smartphones than Any Other Brand Last Quarter

Apple reported its earnings for Q1 2020, and it was a bumper quarter for the company. It sold more smartphones than any other brand worldwide, beating Huawei and Samsung. According to analytics firm Strategy Analytics, Apple managed to sell 70.7 million iPhones during the holiday quarter. In comparison, Samsung sold 68.8 million Galaxy smartphones and […]

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Apple’s Wearable Devices Surpassed Macs in Revenue for the First Time

During the holiday quarter of 2019, Apple’s wearable devices surpassed Macs in terms of revenue. This is the first time Apple’s smartwatches and AirPods outsold Macs. Apple just had a bumper quarter, making revenues of more than $1 billion every single day of those three months. But that’s not the most surprising fact that emerged […]

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