04/04/2011, 04:04 am
A broad sample of millions of website visitors detailed by Google Analytics indicates that the entire Android ecosystem combined, while slightly ahead of Apple's iPhone 4, continues to be outpaced by Apple's iOS, largely due to the rapid growth of iPad. This mirrors additional data that underlines Apple's lead in both mobile browsing and app sales, refuting recent reports that claim Android is displacing iOS.
03/09/2011, 03:03 pm
Apple on Wednesday released Xcode 4 for free to its registered developers, while everyone else can purchase the development environment for Mac OS X and iOS from the Mac App Store for $4.99.
02/15/2011, 07:02 pm
Apple has clarified its position for developers regarding all efforts to game iTunes rating, steal data from users, copy other's work, saying it will remove their apps and expel them from its developer program.
02/08/2011, 08:02 pm
The developer of World of Goo has profiled its iPad launch as being "by far" the fastest selling and highest revenue generating game platform, thanks to promotion by Apple.
02/04/2011, 10:02 am
Apple this week seeded a golden master of Xcode 4 to developers with documentation that mistakenly referenced Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, only to pull the software and re-seed it without any mention of the forthcoming Mac operating system update.
01/25/2011, 03:01 pm
An analyst's survey of 1,100 consumers found just 6 percent reporting they are "likely" to buy RIM's new playbook, less than half the number who said the same of Apple's iPad last February.
01/10/2011, 04:01 pm
Apple's new Mac App Store has more than doubled the new users signing up with Evernote's cloud-based note capturing service when it opened two days ago, while Apple itself is also benefitting handsomely from setting up an App Store for Mac users.
01/07/2011, 07:01 pm
Pixelmator, the developers of streamlined Mac image editor that compares to Adobe Photoshop at a much lower price, has announced exclusive commitment to Apple's new Mac App Store for its software sales and distribution.
01/04/2011, 07:01 pm
With Apple's Mac App Store scheduled to open in just two days, developers are reporting enthusiasm and cautious optimism, hoping to repeat the success of the iOS app market for iPhone and iPad.
12/28/2010, 04:12 am
An iPhone user has sued Apple over advertisements appearing in mobile apps, following a report that outlined how mobile ads work.
12/20/2010, 09:12 pm
Apple has revealed to developers that it will be shutting down its Downloads page for Mac OS X on Jan. 6, the day of the Mac App Store launch, as it focuses on the Mac App Store as "the best destination" for Mac OS X apps.
12/20/2010, 06:12 pm
Apple has released iAd Producer, a new tool for designing interactive "rich media ads" using web standards for distribution through its iAd network within iOS apps, in a direct blow to Adobe's Flash developer tools, the current standard among many web and mobile ad designers.
12/08/2010, 04:12 pm
Apple on Wednesday made a few key changes for iOS developers, upgrading the security of push notifications and allowing international distribution of promotional codes. Also, some HD movies have appeared for the first time in the U.K. iTunes Store.
12/02/2010, 11:12 pm
Nearly a month after the seeding of the first beta, Apple issued the second beta release of Mac OS X 10.6.6 Thursday, with support for the forthcoming Mac App Store.
11/23/2010, 05:11 pm
Apple's efforts to muscle its way into the corporate market with iPhones and iPads is getting an infusion of talent from Research In Motion, maker of the BlackBerry, with at least five employees making the switch in the last year and a half.
11/11/2010, 02:11 pm
Experimenters have discovered the configuration files Apple removed from the public release of Mac OS X 10.6.5; adding them back restores the ability to print from iOS devices to shared printers on the Mac.
11/09/2010, 09:11 pm
Last minute stability and compatibility problems with Apple's AirPrint for iOS devices may have forced the company to delay Mac and Windows support indefinitely, mitigating the impact of the much-anticipated wireless printing technology first previewed two months ago.
11/01/2010, 08:11 pm
Apple has released iOS 4.2 build 8C134 for both iPad and iPhone and iPod touch devices, indicating the company is close to public release of the new operating system, originally slated for delivery this month.
10/21/2010, 03:10 pm
Apple's latest release of Java SE 6 for Mac OS X marks the end of the company's efforts to maintain Java releases for the Mac platform itself.
10/18/2010, 05:10 pm
In a surprise appearance during the company's quarterly earnings call, Apple's chief executive Steve Jobs hailed the success of the iPhone and Pod while painting a bleak outlook for RIM's Blackberry smartphones, Google's fragmented Android smartphone platform, and the coming trickle of 7inch tablets.