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Fortnite for iOS Has Earned $50 Million so Far; Season Four Release Quadrupled Daily Revenue

Fortnite for iOS Has Earned $50 Million so Far; Season Four Release Quadrupled Daily Revenue

Fortnite took 30 days to take in $25 million on mobile, and less than two weeks later, the game has managed to double its revenue to $50 million since its release in mid-March. The bump in revenue was helped by the release of the fourth season of the game which led to in-app spending increasing by 4x times over normal.

Apple Inked Deal with BuzzFeed For Exclusive Access to Video Content for Apple News

Apple Inked Deal with BuzzFeed For Exclusive Access to Video Content for Apple News

Apple is inking deals with publishers in Apple News to get exclusive access to their video content. The first known publication is BuzzFeed News which debuted its documentary series “Future History: 1968” on Apple News first. The first three episodes were released on Apple News and a week later, they were made available on other social media platforms.

Google’s Advanced Protection Now Works with Native iPhone Apps

Google’s Advanced Protection Now Works with Native iPhone Apps

Last year, Google launched Advanced Protection Program (APP) which offered a highly secure login process for users who were at risk of online attacks. The protection program prevented fraudulent access to one’s account, phishing, and more. Once enabled, users would have to use Security Key — either in the form of a small USB or wireless device — to log into their account. The biggest drawback with APP is that it does not work with third-party apps, including the native mail and calendar app in iOS.

iOS 11.4 Will Allow Siri To Recognise AirPlay Commands

iOS 11.4 Will Allow Siri To Recognise AirPlay Commands

Unlike iOS 11.3, iOS 11.4 seems to be primarily aimed at fixing all the minor niggling issues with iOS 11 and improving some of the new features introduced in iOS 11.3. Amidst those small changes, Apple is also improving Siri by adding AirPlay command recognition to it. 

Apple Has Stopped Signing iOS 11.3

Apple Has Stopped Signing iOS 11.3

As is par for the course, Apple has stopped signing a previous version of its mobile operating system, iOS, now that a newer version has been released to the public.

Tim Cook: AirPods Remain ‘Incredibly Popular’ and Are a ‘Runaway Hit’

Tim Cook: AirPods Remain ‘Incredibly Popular’ and Are a ‘Runaway Hit’

More than a year and a half after their launch, the AirPods continue to remain incredibly popular among customers. The revelation was made by Apple’s CEO Tim Cook who called the AirPods a “runaway hit” for the company.

Apple’s Wearables Business is Now the Size of a Fortune 300 Company

Apple’s Wearables Business is Now the Size of a Fortune 300 Company

During today’s earnings call, after the company officially announced its numbers for the latest quarter, Tim Cook made some noteworthy comments, especially regarding its wearables business.

Apple Pay is Expanding to Ukraine, Poland, and Norway Soon

Apple Pay is Expanding to Ukraine, Poland, and Norway Soon

Apple Pay is in quite a few different countries already, but there are still some places where the mobile payment option isn’t available.

Apple Announces Q2 2018 Revenue of $61.1 Billion With 52.2m iPhones, 9.1m iPads, and 4.07m Macs

Apple Announces Q2 2018 Revenue of $61.1 Billion With 52.2m iPhones, 9.1m iPads, and 4.07m Macs

Following along with its yearly routine, Apple today announced it latest quarterly earnings.

Apple Seeds watchOS 4.3.1 Beta 3 to Developers

Apple Seeds watchOS 4.3.1 Beta 3 to Developers

Recently, Apple released watchOS 4.3 to the public, and now the company is following that up with a new beta seed of an upcoming update.