12/29/2014, 11:12 am
New stats showing devices activated during the week of Christmas reveal that Apple commanded the lion's share of new mobile purchases, accounting for more than half of all device activations by manufacturer.
12/29/2014, 08:12 am
The international rollout of Apple Pay is likely to begin in early 2015, as Apple is said to be in talks with banks in the U.K. to debut its mobile payments service in the coming months.
12/24/2014, 12:12 am
Mac users looking to add a little extra screen real estate without sacrificing portability or display quality can now do so with Duet Display, a new app from a group of former Apple engineers that turns an iPad or iPhone into an external monitor.
12/23/2014, 02:12 pm
Apple's new, larger-screened iPhones are even more popular now than they were when they were announced, according to survey data released Tuesday, boding well for the Cupertino company as it continues to chip away at supply shortages.
12/22/2014, 04:12 pm
A survey of 880 college students conducted last week by Chegg found 51 percent named Apple as their preferred smartphone, tablet and laptop brand while 46 percent named Beats as their top pick for headphones.
12/22/2014, 11:12 am
The latest holiday advertising campaign for luxury cosmetics brand Erno Laszlo -- one of the most legendary names in skincare -- captures winter life in New York City through the lens of an iPhone 6 Plus.
12/22/2014, 09:12 am
The Walt Disney Company's expansive Orlando theme park empire will reportedly begin accepting Apple's fast-growing mobile payments system this week, while Disneyland Resort in California is expected to follow suit next year.
12/20/2014, 12:12 am
The Yuneec E-Go electric skateboard certainly is not your typical Bluetooth smartphone accessory, but this highly mobile mode of transportation is the most fun we've ever had using our iPhone.
12/18/2014, 08:12 pm
Apple appears to be catching up with demand for its latest devices as the Online Apple Store on Thursday shows one-day ship times for most iPhone 6 Plus storage configurations, 1 to 3 days for iPhone 6 and immediate availability for the Retina 5K iMac.
12/18/2014, 03:12 pm
A trio of popular apps -- Amazon Instant Video, Lyft and Seamless -- all gained native-resolution support for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on Thursday, joining a number of others also updated this week. In addition, JetBlue airlines added Touch ID logins for TrueBlue members, while SwiftKey is providing users with a free, festive holiday keyboard theme.
12/18/2014, 10:12 am
Apple is gearing up for the global expansion of its tap-to-pay mobile wallet service, Apple Pay, with new hires sought to fill positions avialable around the world, including in China.
12/17/2014, 11:12 am
The Amway Center, home of the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association, will become the league's first team to offer fans the ability to complete transactions with Apple Pay on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, as well as the Apple Watch early next year.
12/16/2014, 11:12 am
U.S. wireless provider T-Mobile held its latest "Un-carrier" event on Tuesday, announcing new "Data Stash" plans that will roll over unused data from month to month, rather than resetting the cap for each billing cycle.
12/16/2014, 09:12 am
In a bid to catch up with Apple Pay, Samsung is said to have turned to a startup company, LoopPay, in hopes of debuting its own mobile payments service with wide compatibility in 2015.
12/15/2014, 01:12 pm
Just days after Canada's Competition Bureau announced that it would look into the details of Apple's contracts with wireless carriers, a newly-uncovered court filing has shed light on the regulator's allegations of anti-competitive practices.
12/15/2014, 11:12 am
Handset heavyweight Nokia could cede its position as the second-largest mobile phone vendor in the world to Apple as soon as the fourth quarter of this year, as an iPhone 6-powered sales spike has pushed the Cupertino company to near-parity with the Finnish giant, according to the latest research from Gartner.
Xiaomi reported earnings of only $56 million in 2013, one-tenth what WSJ reported and 1/150 Apple's Chinese earnings
12/15/2014, 01:12 am
In November, the Wall Street Journal reported that Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi had earned $556 million based on "internal documents." Reuters is now reporting that the company actually earned an order of magnitude less, based on the firm's public filings.
12/12/2014, 09:12 am
After Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. reportedly built the majority of A8 chips for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple is said to have begun turning back to Samsung for its next-generation "A9" processor, which is expected to power the company's 2015 iPhone lineup.
12/11/2014, 02:12 pm
Apple's Canadian operations are under investigation from the country's Competition Bureau, which is looking into claims of anti-competitive deals struck with carriers in the Great White North.
12/10/2014, 03:12 pm
United Airlines on Wednesday announced that it will equip more than 23,000 flight attendants with Apple's iPhone 6 Plus next year, allowing them to handle onboard transactions as well as accessing company email and other internal information.