iPhone 6/Plus adoption rate doubles to 7 Percent of the iOS smartphone market

iPhone 6/Plus adoption rate doubles to 7 Percent of the iOS smartphone market

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“Following on from Apple’s conference call and quarterly results this afternoon, the impact of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on the iOS ecosystem is clear,” Ewan Spence reports for Forbes. “The two handsets are breaking Apple’s sales records, and demand in the 32 countries where the handsets are currently on sale is ‘markedly higher,’ says CEO Tim Cook.”

“How much of…

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MacDailyNews presents live notes from Apple’s Q414 Conference Call

MacDailyNews presents live notes from Apple’s Q414 Conference Call

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]MacDailyNews presents live notes from Apple’s Q414 Conference Call with analysts starting at 5pm EDT/2pm PDT today.

Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 fourth quarter ended September 27, 2014. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $42.1 billion and quarterly net profit of $8.5 billion, or $1.42 per diluted share. These results compare to…

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Apple bulldozes Street with record quarterly revenue of $42.1 billion

Apple bulldozes Street with record quarterly revenue of $42.1 billion

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 fourth quarter ended September 27, 2014. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $42.1 billion and quarterly net profit of $8.5 billion, or $1.42 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $37.5 billion and net profit of $7.5 billion, or $1.18 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross…

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Autistic boy becomes BFF with Apple’s Siri

Autistic boy becomes BFF with Apple’s Siri

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“Just how bad a mother am I?I wondered, as I watched my 13-year-old son deep in conversation with Siri. Gus has autism, and Siri, Apple’s ‘intelligent personal assistant’ on the iPhone, is currently his BFF,” Judith Newman reports for The New York Times. “Obsessed with weather formations, Gus had spent the hour parsing the difference between isolated and scattered…

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Free ‘Cloud Drive Explorer’ app lets you explore your iCloud Drive contents across all your devices

Free ‘Cloud Drive Explorer’ app lets you explore your iCloud Drive contents across all your devices

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]Cloud Drive Explorer is an iOS app that lets you explore the contents of your iCloud Drive across all your devices.

Cloud Drive Explorer will let you examine and preview contents of your iCloud Drive files and folders in great detail, including their size, type, creation date, modification date, and full sub-folder content access. The app is also able to both preview…

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Open Thread: Does Apple Pay support your credit /debit cards?

Open Thread: Does Apple Pay support your credit /debit cards?

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]Apple Pay accepted a couple of our credit cards today, but not one of our preferred credit cards, a Fidelity Investment Rewards VISA card.

Apple Pay did successfully accept a Capital One VISA card and an American Express card. These cards were seldom used. They won’t be now. What’s in our wallet no longer matters, it’s what’s in our Passbook that matters now. Awaken…

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McDonald’s: Decision to support Apple Pay was easy

McDonald’s: Decision to support Apple Pay was easy

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“Deborah Hall-Lefevre is making the biggest bet of her 23-year IT career,” Bill Snyder reports for CIO. “On Monday, Oct. 20, Hall-Lefevre, McDonald’s vice president and CIO of U.S. Information Technology, is going to flip a switch and all of the fast food chain’s roughly 14,000 domestic outlets and drive-thrus will go live with Apple Pay.”

“Hall-Lefevre is responsible…

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Massive iPhone, iPad uptake looms: Apple+IBM deal could reach 42 million new users

Massive iPhone, iPad uptake looms: Apple+IBM deal could reach 42 million new users

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[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“Apple’s partnership with IBM may well be one of the more lucrative technology deals of the year, if two Wall Street analyst’s numbers are correct,” Zack Whittaker reports for ZDNet. “Jefferies analysts Sundeep Bajikar and Mark Lipacis said in a note to investors on Friday that the partnership, said to be strategic rather than a financial deal, could bring in 42…

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Apple wants to cut the price of Beats Music subscriptions to $5 per month

Apple wants to cut the price of Beats Music subscriptions to $5 per month

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“Apple has reportedly pitched music labels a new lower pricing structure for its Beats Music service, arguing that subscriptions could grow considerably if the price could be lowered to just $5 per month,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.

“In its negotiations with record labels, Apple has reportedly said that its best iTunes buyers only spend about $5 per month on…

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