The legal dispute between Apple and Proview continues to rage on in China. If you need a quick refresher, Proview claim that they hold the rights to the “iPad” name in mainland China, while Apple says they purchased the full rights some years ago. A legal tussle ensued, and so far the whole thing has Read The Full Story
In China, though, Apple has found success by following one, Brian X Chen reports.For years, Apple rivals like Samsung offered large-screen smartphones. Although the bigger phones sold well in China, Apple held off on releasing a similar model, and the country remained a weak spot. But Apple introduced its own versions last September, and now the sales spigot is wide open.
Sources claim that talks aimed at an agreement that would open China to Apple Pay have stalled.Apple Struggles with Apple Pay Launch in China is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
Expectations continue to grow that next month's WWDC will reveal public transit directions are finally coming to Apple's Maps app in iOS 9. In the three years since Apple ditched Google as its map data supplier and debuted its own mapping service with iOS 6, Apple 's offering has been useless to those who commute by bus, subway, or train.
The Federal Aviation Administration vs. Raphael Pirker legal roller coaster has finally come to an end, years after the latter allegedly flew a drone for commercial purposes in a reckless manner. Pirker, who has reached a deal with the FAA to settle his $10,000 fine for $1,100, was sued by the agency for using aZephyrdrone to capture aerial shots of the University of Virginia in 2011.
Lawsuits within the tech industry is not an uncommon thing, and the past few years we've seen legal battles among and between such big companies like Google, Apple, Samsung, etc. The latest one to join the circus is Microsoft , no stranger to this lawsuit issue of course, and this time, they're going after Japanese OEM Kyocera .
When Apple announces it's going to hold a "spring forward" event the day after daylight saving time begins, that can only mean one thing: We're going to hear more about the famousApple Watchbefore it goes on salenext month. Actually it means something else too.
Thieves who are desperate to get ahold of Apple merchandise via less than legal methods often resort to breaking into retail stores and making off with whatever is on the display tables. But these three men in Beijing, China were a bit more creative, not to mention had their minds set on a bigger score.
And you pay $50 or $60 or $70 per month for that experience, plus the equipment rental fees.Apple has the opportunity to loop all of that together with the Apple TV as your hub. You won't have to worry about switching inputs because you'll have one box and one remote that controls everything.
The argument continues to rage about whether the tech sector is in a "bubble." The answer is clear: It isn't. "Bubbles" are rare, extreme events in which investment activity and valuations temporarily deviate wildly from historical trends — and then crash back down to the trend line in a colossal collapse. "Booms," meanwhile, are far more common.
Several members of the Federal Trade Commission defended on Wednesday the actions taken by the agency in its antitrust investigation of Google, nearly a week after an internal document came to light, raising questions about the process.
When Apple reported a record-shattering profit of $18 billion last month, the company said its growth came largely from sales in greater China. This week, some research firms gave a clearer picture of just how big Apple has become in China.
Google is reportedly near to splashing a considerable amount of cash on SpaceX , Elon Musk's ambitious space exploration company, as part of a funding round that would value the company at more than $10bn.
We know you ‘Google it’ when you’re not sure what’s going on, or you need an answer you just can’t find. We do it, too. Everyone does it. What nobody seems to do is ‘Yahoo it’, but that seems to be changing. In the last month, Google has given up a full 4% of search traffic, their largest slip-up since 2009.
Apple in Talks with Major Banks to Launch Apple Pay in UK During First Half of 2015 (MacRumors)
Source: "People familiar with the matter"
Chance it's true: 100 percent
It makes perfect sense that the UK will be the next nation to see Apple Pay availability.
About a year afterPopcorn Time'sdeath and resurrection show, comes news that the app is taking evenmoreof the legwork out of watching pirated movies online. To further stretch the meaning of "legal," the service is moving to a peer-to-peer streaming system so that its userbase (which is apparently growing by 100,000 downloads per day) hosts the requisite data,according toWired.
Happy Friday, readers! In today's edition of the Daily Roundup, you can read about an FTC report that revealed how Google manipulated its search results, Microsoft clarified its Windows 10 upgrade policy for pirated copies and what Popcorn Time is doing to prevent a shutdown. Get the details on these stories and more below.
The onscreen keyboards on our mobile devices work great, but for those of us who are touch typists or those who prefer the feel of physical keys when they need to do a lot of writing, a Bluetooth keyboard is obviously the way to go. The latest keyboard that I’ve had the opportunity to test is the ZAGG Pocket keyboard. Let’s take it for a spin. Note: Images can be clicked to view a larger size.