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2015

Documents reveal Apple's secretive next-generation retail store design [u]

Tuesday September 01, 2015

Apple representatives gave local government officials in Tennessee a glimpse at the future of the Apple Store during a recent planning meeting, showing off a design that continues the architectural trends begun with Manhattan's Upper West Side store.

DJI's new iOS-compatible Phantom 3 drones land at Apple Store

Tuesday September 01, 2015

DJI's latest generation of "prosumer" drones, the Phantom 3 series, marks the company's debut among the handpicked lineup of iOS-connected accessories available to buy direct from Apple.

Nest introduces third-gen Thermostat with better display, Farsight wakeup

Tuesday September 01, 2015

Google's Nest Labs on Tuesday upgraded its signature product, the Thermostat, with features such as a bigger, sharper display, and longer-range automatic wakeup.

Apple's iPad is key to visitor experience at new One World Trade Center Observatory

Tuesday September 01, 2015

The newly opened One World Trade Center Observatory in New York City relies heavily on the iPad for its visitor experience, with Apple's tablet serving as both a virtual tour guide and a payment terminal.

Beats president Luke Wood now '100%' focused on Electronics division, targeting global expansion

Tuesday September 01, 2015

Shortly after Apple's $3 billion takeover of Beats in 2014, Beats president Luke Wood dropped all attention on Beats Music in favor of the company's flagship Electronics division, according to an interview published on Tuesday.

Amazon Prime Video adds offline viewing in iOS update

Tuesday September 01, 2015

Amazon has raised the bar for functionality in its streaming video race against Netflix, giving iOS users the ability to download movies and television shows to their devices for offline viewing on their iPhone or iPad.

New home for Apple Music exec Ian Rogers is French luxury giant LVMH

Tuesday September 01, 2015

Former Apple Music executive Ian Rogers is reportedly headed to a new role at French luxury multinational LVMH -- a firm with which Apple has some connections.

One of Apple's first 'next-generation' US retail store designs will debut near Memphis

Tuesday September 01, 2015

With Apple chief designer Jony Ive and retail head Angela Ahrendts collaborating on major changes to their company's retail experience, a first glimpse of what's to come may debut at a relocated Apple Store near Memphis, Tenn., it was revealed this week.

Apple patents smart smoke detection system for iPhone

Tuesday September 01, 2015

According to a patent granted to Apple on Tuesday, iPhones, iPads and other branded equipment could one day sport onboard smoke detection hardware to alert users, and interested parties, of a potentially dangerous situation.

Apple Pay transaction limit increased to 30 pounds in UK

Monday August 31, 2015

As promised when Apple Pay launched in the UK earlier this year, iPhone and Watch owners can now make touchless payments of up to 30 pounds without entering in a PIN number or signature.

Google promises to dramatically shrink 4K bandwidth with upcoming VP10 video codec

Monday August 31, 2015

Google is working on a new open-source video codec, VP10, that should shrink the amount of bandwidth required for 4K video to half that of VP9, and a quarter of Apple's current preferred compression format, H.264.

Apple eyes move into original video programming, report says

Monday August 31, 2015

A report citing high-ranking executives within the entertainment industry claims Apple is looking to create in-house movie or TV programming, suggesting the company is headed down a path forged by the likes of Netflix and Hulu.

Samsung's Gear S2 smartwatch features circular face, rotating bezel control

Monday August 31, 2015

In its latest attempt to jumpstart lukewarm smartwatch sales, Samsung on Monday announced a new platform called Gear S2 that merges a round face made popular by Motorola's Moto 360 and a rotating bezel control reminiscent of Apple Watch's Digital Crown.

T-Mobile cracks down on subscribers 'stealing' tethered data

Monday August 31, 2015

Beginning on Monday, T-Mobile USA will start taking action against people spoofing the carrier's network to "steal" unlimited tethering data, according to a blog post by CEO John Legere.

NFL Game Pass comes to Apple TV with updated app

Monday August 31, 2015

With the 2015 NFL campaign set to kick off, Apple on Monday pushed an update to the league's Apple TV app that adds access to live streaming via Game Pass alongside a new design.

University of Oklahoma adopts Apple Pay at all campus terminals

Monday August 31, 2015

Starting this week the University of Oklahoma will be offering Apple Pay campus-wide, making it the first such university in the country to do so, the school announced on Monday.

Apple CEO Tim Cook makes surprise appearance at Cisco's annual sales conference

Monday August 31, 2015

In the wake of Apple's newly announced enterprise partnership with Cisco, Chief Executive Tim Cook appeared onstage at Cisco's annual "GSX" Global Sales Experience in front of 20,000 employees to discuss the news.

GT Advanced looks to slash workforce by 40% as part of bankruptcy plan

Monday August 31, 2015

In order to reduce expenses when it emerges out of Chapter 11 status, former Apple sapphire supplier GT Advanced Technologies is looking to cut 40 percent of its remaining workforce, according to bankruptcy court documents filed on Monday.

Apple continues enterprise push with new Cisco partnership, will optimize networks for iOS

Monday August 31, 2015

Corporate users will soon have one more reason to choose Apple's mobile devices over those from other firms, as networking behemoth Cisco is set to team up with the Cupertino company to optimize enterprise networks for iPhones, iPads, and iOS apps.

Apple stock should return to $130 by end of 2015, says Brean Capital

Monday August 31, 2015

Apple stock should bounce back to $130 by the end of the year, helped by solid iPhone sales and high profit margins, a Brean Capital research memo argued on Monday.