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2018

Apple's 77.3 million iPhone, $88.3 billion quarter by the numbers

Thursday February 01, 2018

The addition of the iPhone X that commanded a steeper premium than ever before has made Apple's financial quarter an interesting one. The changes over time are best illustrated graphically, showing the magnitude of the quarter, as compared to quarters of years past.

YouTube TV arrives on Apple TV after months-long delay

Thursday February 01, 2018

YouTube on Thursday launched its live TV streaming service, YouTube TV, on Apple TV, making good on promises made last year to deliver the product to Apple's set-top devices.

Apple At Work teams with CDW to help enterprise deploy Macs, iOS in employee choice initiative

Thursday February 01, 2018

Apple is expanding its efforts to make it easier for the enterprise to more efficiently buy or lease iPhones, iPads, Macs, Apple Watch, Apple TV and other products in a new initiative it is initially rolling out with CDW.

Apple Pay finally coming to Brazil later in 2018 [u]

Thursday February 01, 2018

In Apple's Q1 results call, CEO Tim Cook confirmed that Apple Pay will reach the biggest South American market -- Brazil -- sometime later this year. [Updated with official webpage]

Apple aims to achieve net cash balance, hints at investments and M&A

Thursday February 01, 2018

Apple is looking to reduce its gigantic cash hoard to become "net cash neutral" over time, according to CFO Luca Maestri, suggesting the company is planning to mete out dividends, accelerate stock buybacks or perhaps increase mergers and acquisitions operations.

Notes of interest from Apple's Q1 2018 conference call

Thursday February 01, 2018

Revenue reached new heights in Apple's holiday 2017 quarter, but unit sales of the iPhone fell year over year, reflecting the premium-priced lineup of the iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8. Following the publications of its first fiscal quarter 2018 results, the company held a conference call with media and analysts, and notes of interest follow.

Apple calls for lower-than-expected Q2 guidance on iPhone sales miss

Thursday February 01, 2018

Despite Apple's revenue rising 13 percent year-over-year during the December quarter and setting a new record, about $88.3 billion, the company is guiding between $60 billion and $62 billion in revenue for the March quarter -- below market forecasts.

Tim Cook: iPhone X 'top-selling iPhone every week since it shipped in November'

Thursday February 01, 2018

In Apple's quarterly earnings statement, Apple CEO Tim Cook declared that since it shipped to customers, the iPhone X was the biggest seller every week, outpacing the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus through November and December.

Premium-priced iPhone X, iPhone 8 propel Apple to $88.3B in revenue in its best quarter ever

Thursday February 01, 2018

Apple continued its streak of record breaking holiday quarters, coasting to new heights yet again with revenue of $88.3 billion and earnings per share of $3.89, based largely on the highest-ever average selling prices for iPhone lineup.

Apple HomePod vs. Google Home Max: Which high-end smart speaker is right for you?

Thursday February 01, 2018

While the $399 Google Home Max and the $349 Apple HomePod are roughly aiming for the same market, both have taken very different approaches. AppleInsider compares the hardware, and delves into which speaker might work the best for you.

Apple confirms HomePod audio sources limited to Apple Music, iTunes purchases, podcasts & AirPlay

Thursday February 01, 2018

In newly-published specifications, Apple has confirmed that streaming on the Siri-equipped HomePod -- shipping Feb. 9 -- will focus mainly on its own services.

Apple shares 'Three Minutes' feature shot on iPhone X, commemorating the Chinese New Year

Thursday February 01, 2018

Apple has released a new video called "Three Minutes" in Singapore, alongside a page dedicated to the tools and techniques that the director used to shoot the video completely on the iPhone X.

Wall Street expects Apple to report best quarter ever, but all eyes will be on March guidance

Thursday February 01, 2018

Recent reports on iPhone X demand and alleged production cuts have caused concern on Wall Street, where investors eagerly await Apple's March quarter guidance from its latest earnings report. AppleInsider gives you a rundown of what to expect.

E-commerce company Volusion adds Apple Pay on the Web functionality for customers

Thursday February 01, 2018

Small-business centric services provider Volusion has announced that it is creating its own "Buy Now" button for merchants, and is using Apple Pay to do it.

Native YouTube TV app coming to Apple TV 'very soon'

Thursday February 01, 2018

People wanting to watch Google's YouTube TV on an Apple TV will soon be able to do so natively, without AirPlay, a YouTube representative said on Thursday.

Apple temporarily kicks Telegram off of App Store for 'inappropriate' content [u]

Thursday February 01, 2018

In a surprise move, Apple has removed popular messaging apps Telegram and Telegram X from the App Store, reportedly because of problems with "inappropriate content" being distributed through them. [Updated with apps' return]

IT pros will be able to delay Apple updates for 90 days with iOS 11.3, macOS 10.13.4

Thursday February 01, 2018

Apple has added a new variable for device management, allowing supervised iPhones, iPads, and Macs to put off upgrading to a new version of the system software for up to 90 days.

Apple to open first Austrian store in Vienna on Feb. 24

Thursday February 01, 2018

The first-ever Apple store in Austria will open on Vienna's Kaerntner Strasse on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 9:30 a.m. local time, the company has announced.

How to stream Super Bowl LII on your iPhone, iPad or Apple TV

Thursday February 01, 2018

If you're a football fan looking to catch the Eagles play the Patriots on Sunday, there are a few options for watching on Apple devices without firing up a web browser on your Mac.

PSA: Uber update seemingly disables Apple Maps extensions, Siri integration

Wednesday January 31, 2018

Uber's latest iOS app update, released on Jan. 22, appears to have disabled compatibility with Apple Maps extensions, meaning users looking to hail rides within Apple's mapping app are out of luck until the issue is resolved.