In January of this year, Apple faced another lawsuit, a type that it was already not completely unfamiliar with: Being sued for not locking iPhones while owners drive their vehicles.
In July of this year, the popular do-it-yourself resource iFixit officially launched battery replacement kits for the Retina MacBook Pro.
Apple, Facebook Among Companies Asking Supreme Court To Safeguard Location Data Using the 4th Amendment
Apple, along with some of the biggest tech names including Google, have asked the Supreme Court to use 4th amendment protection for location data. The companies are requesting that the authorities require a warrant before gathering location data on an individual. This comes on the heels of a 2011 conviction of armed robberies, where the investigators apprehended the culprit using location data gathered from Sprint and MetroPCS.
Remember rumors about Apple working on its own television? Well, after missing from the rumor mill for a few years, today a crazy new rumor has popped up surrounding Apple’s television. Images on Chinese social media website Weibo claim to show what is an Apple television featuring a 60-inch OLED display.
Report: Apple Looking to Invest $1 Billion on Original Programming with Plans to Produce up to 10 New Shows by 2018
A new report from the WSJ claims that Apple is looking to keep aside $1 billion for the production of original programming. Following the mediocre reviews of Planet of the Apps and Carpool Karaoke, Apple’s renewed interest in original content is understandable. Apple is apparently going to produce 10 new TV shows by 2018.
Apple today shared two new trailers for upcoming episodes of ‘Carpool Karaoke: The Series” featuring ‘Game of Thrones’ stars Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark) and Maisie Williams (Arya Stark), with the second trailer featuring Ariana Grande and Seth Macfarlane.
In a note to its investors, research firm Bernstein says that Google will be paying $3 billion to Apple to remain the default search engine on iPhones and iPads. This will a 3x increase from $1 billion that Google paid to Apple just three years ago.
Apple unveiled watchOS 4 in June, with a developer beta of the software being issued soon after.
In 2013, Facebook acquired an Israeli mobile-analytics company called Onavo which was primarily known for Onavo Protect, a VPN app. Facebook, however, has used data collected from Onavo to shape its future policies and product roadmaps.
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