The HomePod took 6 percent of the install base for U.S. smartspeakers in the December quarter, new research data claims, illustrating the uphill battle Apple faces versus Amazon and Google in an emergent marketplace flooded with cheaper alternatives.
Apple's shutting down all of Facebook's internal apps seemed like a big deal, but it's just business as usual for the social media company — violate agreements and trust, get caught, find another way to do the same thing and move on.
Roughly five hours after Apple revoked Google's enterprise developer certificate over an illicit data gathering campaign, the iPhone maker late Thursday restored access to the program just as it did for Facebook hours earlier.
Apple on Thursday took action against Google for violating terms of its developer agreement, and has rescinded the search giant's enterprise development certificate like it did when Facebook was caught doing much the same.
Facebook is not the only major tech company found to be misusing Apple's Enterprise Certificate system, with a report claiming Google is pulling the same trick for its own app, one that is similar in nature to Facebook's now-blocked "Research" app.
At the tail end of 2018, Google changed the name of their MVNO carrier service from Project Fi, to Google Fi and opened up support to the iPhone. AppleInsider has been using it for a while even before the announcement, so let's take a look at the service now that you don't have to jump through hoops to use it on an Apple device.
Google's attempts to take on the Apple Watch in the wearable devices market with Wear OS may receive a boost, after the revelation the search giant will be paying watch maker Fossil $40 million to buy the company's smartwatch-related intellectual property.
Longtime Apple analyst Gene Munster on Wednesday issued predictions on the 2019 tech stock landscape, saying Apple will outperform its fellow FAANG (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google) investment options on the back of a growing services business and consumer-minded company ethos.
This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor has some physics insight into the bending of iPad Pro devices and William just wanted to know about all these Apple notifications people in the US seem to be getting. Together they talk about what both of these issues suggest about the state of Apple today.
Siri on HomePod improved its standing in an annual smart speaker comparison carried out by analyst Gene Munster's Loup Ventures, with Apple's virtual assistant weathering a barrage of accuracy tests to place second behind Google Assistant.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified in front of a U.S. congressional panel on Tuesday to address a number of issues, above all deflecting suggestions that the company's search results are biased towards one political party or another.
With the popularity of the Amazon Alexa lineup and Apple's own HomePod, others have been rushing to market with their own speech recognition-capable speakers, baking in Microsoft's Cortana, Amazon Alexa, or as in the case of the Polk Assist — Google Assistant. AppleInsider takes a look to see what it offers the Apple user.
Google has taken advantage of Siri Shortcuts in iOS to make its own Google Assistant more useful, with iPhone and iPad users now able to bring up the search company's digital assistant by vocal command, by adding the "Ok Google" trigger to Siri.
Data advocacy group Open Data Institute (ODI) has filed a report with the UK government suggesting large companies like Apple, Google and Uber should be compelled to share their collective mapping data to help smaller companies innovate.
Continuing the comparisons between the iPhone XS Max and the Google Pixel 3 XL, this time AppleInsider looks at the gaming credentials of each device, by putting both of the premium smartphones through a few rounds of Fortnite.
In this installment of AppleInsider's iPhone XS Max versus Google Pixel 3 XL comparison series, we take an in-depth look at video recording capabilities, from overall image quality to value-added features like stabilization and autofocus.