Apple will reportedly team up with Nike for a smartband accessory

Apple will reportedly team up with Nike for a smartband accessory

According to a new report, Apple and Nike are teaming up to launch a smartband accessory similar to the Nike FuelBand. This device will apparently launch later this year and the two companies are believed to be adding finishing touches to the device before its launch.

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Samsung’s expert says the company only owes Apple $40 million in royalties, not $2.2 billion

Samsung’s expert says the company only owes Apple $40 million in royalties, not $2.2 billion

According to Judith Chevalier, who is a professor of economics and finance at the Yale University School of Management, Samsung only owes Apple close to $38.4 million in royalty for infringement of iPhone and iOS related patents. This is in contrast to Apple’s figure which claimed that Samsung has to pay $2 billion in royalty.

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Apple takes a dig at Samsung in new environmental print ad; tells them ‘There are some ideas we want every company to copy’

Apple takes a dig at Samsung in new environmental print ad; tells them ‘There are some ideas we want every company to copy’

As part of its new “Better” environmental campaign, Apple has started running a new print ad in the newspaper that seems to take a dig at Samsung and its rivals with whom it is locked in a bitter legal battle.

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Apple starts free recycling program for all its used products

Apple starts free recycling program for all its used products

Apple today confirmed that it will start offering a free recycling program for all its products, reports the Associated Press. This new initiative is part of a larger push by Apple to make its company’s operations as environmentally friendly as possible.

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Apple video unveils ‘the best office building in the world’

Apple video unveils ‘the best office building in the world’

Apple today posted a video of its Apple Campus 2 project on its website as part of its new “Better” environmental campaign. This video originally debuted during an Apple presentation to the Cupertino town council, but this is our first look at the video in high-definition quality.

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Apple drops biggest iWatch hint; Extends trademark to include “Jewelry and Watches”

Apple drops biggest iWatch hint; Extends trademark to include “Jewelry and Watches”

Apple is widely rumored to release the iWatch, a smartwatch with a focus on health and fitness, following Tim Cook’s multiple statements saying the company will enter new categories in 2014. A good sign that this rumor is likely true — Apple expanded the “Apple” trademark to cover Jewelry and Watches as well.

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Apple launches new “Better” environmental campaign featuring Tim Cook [Video]

Apple launches new “Better” environmental campaign featuring Tim Cook [Video]

Apple today launched a new “Better” environmental campaign, highlighting the company’s efforts to reduce its impact on climate change, use greener materials and conserve natural resources. The campaign features a short film with a voice over from CEO Tim Cook describing these efforts.

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Apple and Google wooing Developers for Game Exclusives

Apple and Google wooing  Developers for Game Exclusives

A new report on Wall Street Journal claims that Apple and Google are trying to woe game developers to get exclusive rights to their games on their platforms.

Apple and Google are in turn offering developers incentives such as giving them premium placement on their app stores’ home pages and features lists.

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Weekend news roundup: All the best Apple news from last week

Weekend news roundup: All the best Apple news from last week

As we close out one week and kick off another, let’s take a moment to look back at the attention-grabbing headlines from the past seven days. Some of the news you may recall, some may be new to you, but all the topics below are worthy of a second mention. below are worthy of a mention.

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Former Apple CEO John Sculley admits forcing Steve Jobs out was a mistake

Former Apple CEO John Sculley admits forcing Steve Jobs out was a mistake

John Sculley is the infamous Apple CEO who pushed out Steve Jobs from the company back in 1985. Sculley was Apple’s CEO from 1983 to 1993, and was brought from Pepsi to Apple by Jobs himself, with his famous “Do you want to sell sugared water for the rest of your life? Or do you want to come with me and change the world?” pitch.

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