Preorders for Apple’s iPhone 6/Plus in China surpass 2 million in first 6 hours

Preorders for Apple’s iPhone 6/Plus in China surpass 2 million in first 6 hours

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“News outlets in mainland China are reporting that initial reservations for Apple’s new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models across retailers and the nation’s three mobile carriers have reached the two million mark,” Daniel Eran Dilger reports for AppleInsider.

ITHome and Sinahave both reported ‘incomplete statistics’ stating that retailers and carriers have booked more than 2…

View On WordPress

OS X Yosemite GM supports SMS Forwarding when paired with iOS 8.1 beta

OS X Yosemite GM supports SMS Forwarding when paired with iOS 8.1 beta

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“When iOS 8.0 launched, it shipped without support for SMS Forwarding, one of the many ‘Continuity’ features that were demonstrated to work between iOS devices and Macs running OS X Yosemite,” Mike Beasley reports for 9to5Mac. “The reason for this was fairly simple: there was no need to include the feature if Yosemite was not yet available to the public.”

“Earlier this…

View On WordPress

Apple to resurrect Camera Roll in iOS 8.1

Apple to resurrect Camera Roll in iOS 8.1

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“It’s certainly been a testing time for Apple, what with the release of iOS 8 worse than last years update in terms of problems, but also having to manage the negative impact of the iPhone 6 bending videos appearing online,” Peter Chubb reports for Product Reviews Net. “However, Apple is doing its best to get on top of the former issue and has now made iOS 8.1 beta…

View On WordPress

Hacked celebs’ lawyers threaten to sue Google for failing to remove nude photos and videos

Hacked celebs’ lawyers threaten to sue Google for failing to remove nude photos and videos

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“Lawyers for the female celebrities whose nude or private images were hacked are threatening to sue Google for $100 million for allegedly failing to remove the images and ‘making millions from the victimization of women,’” Emily Smith reports for The New York Post’s Page Six. “Images of stars including Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Amber Heard, Rihanna, Ariana Grande,…

View On WordPress

Samsung pins hopes on sales boost from Apple A9 chip deal

Samsung pins hopes on sales boost from Apple A9 chip deal

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“Kim Ki-nam, president of the Korean electronic giant’s semiconductor business and head of System LSI business, told reporters at Samsung’s headquarters in Seoul that once the company begins to supply Apple with chips using its latest technology, profits ‘will improve positively,’ ZDNet reports. “Sources told ZDNet Korea that Samsung already has a contract in place…

View On WordPress

Marc Newson: ‘My role at Apple doesn’t necessitate all of my time’

Marc Newson: ‘My role at Apple doesn’t necessitate all of my time’

image

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“In his first interview since joining Apple, industrial designer Marc Newson discusses his latest product – a domestic draft beer machine he says is the equivalent to a Nespresso coffee maker for beer lovers – and the future of the mechanical timepiece in the wake of the Apple Watch,” Amy Frearson reports for dezeen.

“Newson announced he was joining technology giant…

View On WordPress

Samsung ‘build quality’ or lack thereof: Galaxy Note 4 gap between screen and trim ‘may expand’ over time

Samsung ‘build quality’ or lack thereof: Galaxy Note 4 gap between screen and trim ‘may expand’ over time

image

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“As the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launches in South Korea, reports have emerged in the Korean press of an unusual hardware issue affecting some Note 4 units,” Alex Dobie reports for Android Central.

“The story, first broken by local outlet IT Today, says some Korean Note 4s include a gap between the screen and the metal trim large enough to insert a business card,” Dobie…

View On WordPress

WiLAN loses LTE patent case against Apple

WiLAN loses LTE patent case against Apple

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]Intellectual property licensing company, WiLAN today provided an update on ongoing litigation.

On December 6, 2012, WiLAN announced that the company had commenced litigation against Apple Inc. (“Apple”), HTC Corporation (“HTC”) and Sierra Wireless Inc. (“Sierra Wireless”) claiming infringement of WiLAN’s U.S. Patent Nos. 8,315,640 and 8,311,040, related to LTE…

View On WordPress

What’s Apple Pay’s next step?

What’s Apple Pay’s next step?

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“During Tim Cook’s Keynote address last month, the way he began the introduction of Apple Pay was quite interesting,” E. Werner Reschke writes for TGAAP. “He said Apple was on a goal to “eliminate this…” and then a picture of a wallet appeared on the screen behind him. He then followed by saying that Apple Pay was the first step in that process.”

“So what else is in…

View On WordPress

Bitten by Apple Pay, eBay gets 3 downgrades

Bitten by Apple Pay, eBay gets 3 downgrades

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“Shares of eBay (EBAY) are down $1.32, or 2.3%, at $55.31, following multiple downgrades of the stock this morning after the company yesterday said it would split its business in two, the traditional “Marketplace” auction site, and the PayPal payments platform,” Tiernan Ray reports for Barron’s.

“After yesterday morning’s announcement, scrutiny turned to the matter of…

View On WordPress