Apple Said to Hold Talks With Government About Retail Stores in India
Apple Inc officials on Tuesday met Commerce Ministry top brass amid its plans to open stores in India without initially having to source components locally. According to sources, the meeting chaired by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) Secretary Ramesh Abhishek lasted for almost an hour with senior... Read more
Apple Music Now Has 20 Million Subscribers; Attracts 3 Million People in 3 Months
At the iPhone keynote in September, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue noted that Apple Music had garnered 17 million subscribers since launch. Now, Apple has confirmed subscriber numbers have gone up to 20 million. This 3 million increase has happened in just three... Read more
Apple may introduce long-range wireless charging in next year’s iPhone and iPad
While there are quite a few smartphones available today that support wireless charging, such as the Galaxy S6, Apple has never embraced the technology in the same way its competitors have. But, according to a report from Bloomberg, this might change next year. Citing ‘people familiar with the matter,’... Read more
Apple issues recall for some international AC wall plug adapters due to electric shock risk
Apple has just issued a voluntary recall for certain two-prong AC wall plug adapters used on Macs and some iOS devices sold outside the US. The company says that this is due to a “very rare” risk of the adapters breaking and giving the user an electric shock. The... Read more
Apple records whopping quarterly profit of $18.4 billion
Apple’s financial results for the first quarter of their fiscal 2016, which ended on December 26, 2015, have revealed the company amassed $75.9 billion in revenue for profits of $18.4 billion. The amount of profit Apple generated during this quarter is particularly staggering: it’s the largest ever by a... Read more
iPad Air 3 rumored to feature four speakers, rear-facing LED flash
The rumor mill has been uncharacteristically quiet regarding one of Apple’s upcoming products, the third-generation iPad Air. Given the declining state of the tablet marketand the fact that it’s been well over a year since the arrival of the iPad Air 2, the stalemate isn’t without merit. Nevertheless, a... Read more
Apple expected to unveil trio of new devices at March 15 media event
Apple’s next media event is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, March 15, according to sources as reported by 9to5Mac. Being six weeks out, the date could very well change or Apple may turn it into an online announcement although the latter seems unlikely given the trio of devices... Read more
Apple’s iTunes Radio service is no longer free
If you’ve tried to launch iTunes Radio today and were instead prompted to sign up for Apple Music, you aren’t alone. Apple on Friday discontinued its free, ad-support streaming music service, iTunes Radio. Apple was once the leading provider of digital music courtesy of its iTunes store. That model... Read more
Apple Stores to let users trade in their broken iPhone for a new one
Apple is set to launch a new iPhone upgrade program at their retail stores that allows customers to trade in their old, broken iPhones for credit towards a brand new handset, according to the latest report from 9to5Mac. It has been possible to trade in your old iPhone for... Read more
Changing your iOS device’s settings to this date will kill it
A bug has been discovered that causes some recent iOS devices to be permanently bricked if the user changes the date to January 1st, 1970, and reboots. So please, don’t try this at home, although it’s hard to understand why anyone would want to. Some Reddit users have reported... Read more