Nearly a year ago, the App Store crossed 1 million approved apps, but out of them only 700k apps were live. Today, the App Store has reached a million live iPhone and iPad apps.
To honor the passing of Nelson Mandela, Apple has taken down the front page of its website and replaced it with a tribute to the former South African leader. Mandela, a Nobel Peace Prize winner and anti-apartheid revolutionary, passed away on December 5th after a lengthy illness.
Apple is expected to start selling its new Mac Pro in the coming weeks and all eyes are on Apple’s website waiting for the powerhouse of a machine to officially debut. The Mac Pro supports up to three 4K displays, which means customers who purchase the desktop will need a complimentary monitor. Early speculation hinted at a 4K Cinema Display from Apple, but it looks like a 4K monitor from Sharp is getting first bill on Apple’s website.
Siri was introduced more than two years ago, and it has learnt several new things over the course of these years, most recently learning to toggle settings like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth etc. Google Now, Google’s answer to Siri, had a late start, but has picked up pretty quickly, thanks to Google’s expertise in parsing raw search queries.