07/26/2013, 03:07 pm
Looking to further its efforts to improve working conditions within its worldwide supply chain, Apple is turning to a community of academics, establishing an academic advisory board to study and recommend courses of action to the iPhone maker.
07/26/2013, 01:07 pm
Apple has put together a small team of experts in speech recognition technology in Boston, in an effort to bolster its voice-driven Siri personal assistant service.
07/25/2013, 10:07 pm
Reports of phishing emails seeking Apple ID passwords have been making the rounds, with the fraudulent messages leveraging perceived concerns over the extended downtime of Apple's developer website to gain access to sensitive user data.
07/25/2013, 07:07 pm
Market research firm Harris Interactive on Thursday announced Apple, for the second consecutive year, beat out tech giants like Google, Samsung, and Amazon to be named computer, tablet and mobile phone "Brand of the Year."
07/25/2013, 12:07 pm
Things still aren't looking up for BlackBerry, as the struggling Canadian phone maker revealed Thursday it will lay off 250 more employees as part of a continuing plan to cut costs and rescale its operations.
07/25/2013, 10:07 am
After a pair of iPhone-related electrocutions in China allegedly caused by unauthorized third-party chargers, Apple has added a section to its Chinese website helping users identify official iOS device chargers.
07/25/2013, 04:07 am
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published an Apple patent application for an intuitive mobile device control system that automatically powers down certain components depending on a user's location and habits, thus maximizing battery life.
07/25/2013, 02:07 am
Although it boasts an impressive feature set, Google's second-generation Nexus 7 tablet could be a bust, says one analyst who believes the Internet search giant's real potential lies in the forthcoming "Moto X" handset.
07/24/2013, 07:07 pm
In an update to its Developer Portal webpage on Wednesday, Apple informed developers of the latest steps it has taken in getting the service up and running after the site was hacked last week.
07/24/2013, 02:07 pm
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced on Wednesday that it has reached an agreement with Google in which it will license standard-essential patents it obtained from Motorola under FRAND terms.
07/23/2013, 06:07 pm
Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook is still upbeat on the his company's outlook in the world's most populous nation, saying that he isn't discouraged by this past quarter's somewhat disappointing numbers in China.
07/23/2013, 05:07 pm
During Apple's quarterly conference call for the third quarter of 2013, CFO Peter Oppenheimer revealed the recently refreshed MacBook Air saw its strongest launch since the model was introduced in 2008.
07/23/2013, 05:07 am
An interesting patent awarded to Apple on Tuesday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office describes a method in which a first iPhone user can share stored content, like pictures or location data, with a second iPhone user that is put on hold during a call.
07/23/2013, 05:07 am
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple a patent for an imaging system that processes data from multiple sensors to detect and correct for various photographic anomalies, such as defective pixels, lens aberrations, and ineffective demosaicing, among others.
Delays reportedly push 'iPhone 5S' launch to late Sept.; 'iPhone Lite,' 'iPad 5' & Haswell Macs expected earlier
07/22/2013, 06:07 pm
Apple's next-generation iPhone is believed to be facing production difficulties, much like the iPhone 5 in 2012, one analyst believes, while the rumored "iPhone Lite," revamped "iPad 5," and Haswell Retina MacBook Pros and iMacs could see release in the interim.
07/22/2013, 06:07 pm
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit gave notice on Monday that it will hear a cross-appeal of Judge Richard Posner's 2012 decision to dismiss an Apple v. Motorola FRAND patent case, with appeal proceedings scheduled for September.
07/22/2013, 02:07 pm
AT&T-based users of Apple's iPhone and cellular iPad will soon have new data sharing options, as the carrier announced new two new tiers in its Mobile Share plan structure, including a new 2-gigabyte plan.
07/22/2013, 08:07 am
The hacker who accessed encrypted data from Apple's developer center website says he found and reported 13 bugs to the company, but that he has no intention of accessing or using the encrypted user data he obtained in seeing "how deep" he could go.
07/20/2013, 01:07 am
Introduced by Hong Kong-based Muku Labs, Shuttr is, as its name implies, a tiny Bluetooth-connected remote shutter release that can be used with almost any iOS device, as well as many Android smartphones and tablets.
07/19/2013, 07:07 pm
As an unusually long maintenance for Apple's developer portal continues, the company recently posted a message on the service's holding page saying developer memberships set to expire during the period will be extended.