Apple has expanded its “Trade Up with Installments” program to France, Italy, and Spain. The program allows customers to trade-in their older Windows Phone, Android or iOS device towards a new iPhone on a 24-month monthly installment plan.
Apple has a global presence, and its websites have to reflect that. Which is why the company has launched another dedicated regional site.
Apple has been fighting patent-related issues with a company called VirnetX since 2012, and it doesn’t look to be ending soon.
The Financial Time reports that last year Eddy Cue offered Olaf Olafsson, head of corporate strategy at Time Warner, of Apple buying out the company. The idea was passed around in passing and never really materialised. However, Apple continues to be interested in the media field as it is ramping up its spending to “several hundred million dollars a year” on original content.
‘Error 53’ Plaintiffs Move to Keep Lawsuit Against Apple Alive; Criticise Company’s Reimbursement Effort
Back in February, Apple was hit with a class action lawsuit by law firm PCVA for bricking iPhones by displaying “Error 53” after installing a software update. The error start occurring with the release of iOS 9, and after it was covered widely by the media, Apple quickly acknowledged and rolled out the iOS 9.2.1 update to fix it.
Tim Cook is no stranger to visiting all sorts of regions outside of the Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California.
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Speaking at Startup Fest Europe in Amsterdam today, Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed the Cupertino company has no plans to become a carrier or mobile virtual network operator (MVNO). Apple simply doesn’t have the expertise, he said.