Apple latest iOS version may have included under-the-hood changes that improve battery life to surpass even the respectable performance reported for iOS 6, claims ZDNet. This information comes from journalist Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, who has been tracking battery life in his iPhone 5 since the handset’s release.
Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke briefly with the Wall Street Journal after the company’s earnings conference call yesterday. Apple announced its Q2 2014 earnings on Wednesday and reported better than expected iPhone sales, lagging iPad sales and a 7 for 1 stock split that left shareholders smiling. In his interview, Cook talked to the WSJ about the company’s need to innovate and its prospects for mobile payments.
A new tweak by the name of LivePhotos has landed in Cydia, and it joins the ranks among the Clock app and the Calendar app to bring you just a little bit more than the usual static icon on the iOS Springboard. LivePhotos, developed by Home School Dev, changes the standard Photos app icon to show miniature slideshow of the photos in your photo library. Read on to find out more.
One of the most oft-requested iOS features–which has yet to actually land in an update to the operating system–is the hopeful inclusion to one day have the option of multiple user accounts, especially on iPad. Many tweaks have come and gone intending to provide this functionality, but a new upcoming tweak by the name of Slices hopes to solve this problem in a slightly different way–bringing multiple running instances to each of your apps.
As we all know by now, the iPhone 6 is expected to pack a larger display compared to the current crop of iPhones. And now, the folks at Unbox Therapy have accessed the alleged case of the 4.7 inch iPhone 6 and compared it with the iPhone 5s, Google’s flagship Nexus 5 and Samsung’s phablet, the Galaxy Note 3.
Yesterday, Apple posted quarterly revenue of $45.6 billion and quarterly net profit of $10.2 billion, or $11.62 per diluted share in the second fiscal quarter of 2014 (first calendar quarter of 2014), compared to revenue of $43.6 billion and quarterly net profit of $9.5 billion, or $10.09 per diluted share in the year-ago quarter.
As expected, Apple revealed a lot of stats and numbers during its Q2 2014 earnings call. We take a close look at those numbers below.
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