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2015

Google announces 'Project Fi' mobile phone network for Nexus 6 owners

Wednesday April 22, 2015

Owners of Google's Android flagship Nexus 6 smartphone now have a new option for wireless service, as the company officially announced its long-awaited mobile service, dubbed Project Fi, on Wednesday.

Apple celebrates Earth Day with green retail store logos, App Store promos

Wednesday April 22, 2015

Apple Stores across the globe have once again turned their leaves green in celebration of Earth Day, while a special iTunes Store section highlights environmentally-friendly apps.

New tool offers glimpse at Apple Watch screenshots before April 24 launch

Wednesday April 22, 2015

A new tool can fetch screenshots for third-party Apple Watch apps, while another website showcases them in mockups, giving users a glimpse at software that hasn't been formally shown off ahead of the device's launch on Friday

Samsung's Galaxy S6, S6 Edge receive tepid interest in native South Korea

Wednesday April 22, 2015

While most industry watchers predict strong sales for Samsung's latest flagship smartphones, South Korean consumers do not appear smitten with the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, bringing home just 20,000 handsets per day since their release.

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Wednesday April 22, 2015

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Apple designers Ive, Newson talk Apple Watch at Conde Nast International Luxury Conference

Wednesday April 22, 2015

Apple designers Jony Ive and Marc Newson helped inaugurate the first annual Conde Nast International Luxury Conference on Wednesday, speaking with Vogue editor Suzy Menkes about the Apple Watch and their work philosophies.

Apple 'unlikely' to launch new 4-inch iPhone model this year, insider says

Wednesday April 22, 2015

Sales of the 4-inch iPhone 5s remain strong, suggesting to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo that Apple likely won't debut a new handset in that size this year, leaving an upgraded model with Apple Pay support potentially on hold until 2016.

Researchers leverage SSL bug to crash Apple devices over Wi-Fi in 'No iOS Zone' attack

Wednesday April 22, 2015

A bug in iOS's secure sockets layer (SSL) library could allow an attacker to force apps --or in some cases, the entire device --to crash if users connect to a malicious Wi-Fi hotspot, security researchers demonstrated this week.

Apple's Safari claims 55% of US mobile browser usage, 10.5% desktop share

Wednesday April 22, 2015

In March, 55 percent of U.S. mobile Web traffic stemmed from Apple's Safari, although the browser continued to lag behind in the desktop environment, analytics firm StatCounter said on Wednesday.

Second wave of online-only Apple Watch preorders rumored to start in Italy, other countries May 8

Wednesday April 22, 2015

Plans for Apple's international retail stores appear to suggest that the company will begin taking preorders for the Apple Watch in more countries around the world starting on Friday, May 8.

Apple's lobbying costs grew to $1.24M in Q1, still lag well behind rivals

Wednesday April 22, 2015

Partially to push its new Apple Pay mobile wallet service, Apple boosted its lobbying efforts to a new high in the first quarter of 2015, though the company's spending in Washington remains well behind rivals Google, Microsoft and others.

Apple details fix for 12" MacBook Setup Assistant issues

Tuesday April 21, 2015

Apple on Tuesday published a support document to its website detailing workarounds for apparent system stalls some new 12-inch MacBook owners are experiencing during the setup process.

Apple Watch Sport's Ion-X glass reportedly endures scratch test in new video

Tuesday April 21, 2015

A video published to YouTube on Tuesday shows a scratch test featuring what is claimed to be an Apple Watch Sport's Ion-X cover glass, a scratch-resistant material whose properties lie somewhere between toughened glass and sapphire.

Apple updates several optional iOS apps, adds Watch remote support to Keynote

Tuesday April 21, 2015

Apple on Tuesday updated several of its official iOS apps -- including the iWork suite -- with minor improvements, but most significantly added Apple Watch support to Keynote, allowing remote control of presentations.

Apple retail chief Ahrendts addresses Apple Watch, 12" MacBook availability issues in internal video

Tuesday April 21, 2015

In an internal video sent out to Apple Store employees on Tuesday, Apple SVP of Retail Angela Ahrendts clarifies the situation with Apple Watch and 12-inch MacBook availability, reiterating the need to push customers toward online sales as supply catches up to demand.

ARM earnings grow 22 percent on royalties from newer smartphones like iPhone 6

Tuesday April 21, 2015

Revenue at British chip designer ARM Holdings rose 22 percent to 227.5 million pounds ($339 million) in the first quarter, largely on the back of 64-bit smartphones such as the iPhone 6 and the newly-shipped Samsung Galaxy S6, a report noted on Tuesday.

Apple enlists premium resellers for Apple Watch distribution in China

Tuesday April 21, 2015

With a relative dearth of Apple Stores in mainland China, Apple has tapped its network of premium resellers to display --and possibly sell --the Apple Watch in the run-up to its debut.

Apple job listing confirms plans to bring public transit info to its Maps service

Tuesday April 21, 2015

Apple is indeed working on bringing public transit directions back into its Maps apps for iOS and OS X, following a nearly three-year absence since the iPhone maker abandoned data from Google Maps, an official job listing confirmed on Tuesday.

Apple offers limited number of developers expedited Apple Watch shipping

Tuesday April 21, 2015

Apple on Tuesday began sending emails out to members of its development community, offering them the opportunity to have a 42-millimeter Apple Watch Sport shipped no later than April 28.

Apple releases Xcode 6.3.1, fixing 'critical issues' related to debugging and more

Tuesday April 21, 2015

Apple on Tuesday issued a minor update for Xcode, improving stability and fixing what the company said are "critical issues" associated with debugging, playgrounds, and Interface Builder.