Trading in older Apple-branded products, to knock off the full price of a new gadget you’ve been wanting, is certainly quite the lucrative market. Apple has just allowed another region to start trading in their old equipment to get new gadgets.
For those wondering how fast Apple’s next-generation Apple A8 chip could be, G for Games has shared potential new details. According to the report, the Chinese media has been going rampant over a rumor that theÂ Apple A8 system-on-a-chip could remain dual-core with a clock speed of 2 GHz or more.Â
The state-run China Central Television on Friday called the iPhone’s “Frequent Locations” feature a “national security concern” during its noon broadcast, claiming that the location-tracking function could allow for those with access to the data to gain knowledge of China’s “state secrets” and other sensitive information.Â
While it is widely perceived that Apple is a worldwide leader in software and customer engagement, sometimes referred to as the “Apple Magic,” the latest numbers from mobile metrics firm Flurry reveal that Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has been stealing some of its thunder. Read ahead to see just how well the “Apple of China” is doing.
Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn recently went on a hiring spree, recruiting a record-breaking 100,000 employees from mainland China to assist with production of the iPhone 6. Then, a few days ago, it was reported that the iPhone maker was adding 10,000 robots to its assembly line to help automate the process. But if you think robots are going to be replacing humans, that does not appear to be the case.Â
Last year, Apple launched its iPhone “Reuse and Recycling”Â program,Â whichÂ allowsÂ customers to trade-in their old iPhones in exchange for store credit that can be used to upgrade to a new iPhone.
Apple launched its â€śReuse and Recycleâ€ť program lastÂ August that allows customers to trade-in their old iPhone in exchange for a gift card that could be used towards the purchase of a new iPhone.
A new survey conducted byÂ RBC Capital Markets shows that demand for Apple’s larger-screen iPhone 6 is as strong as ever. The survey, which covered 4,000 people intending to purchase a new phone in the next 3 months, shows that nearly 50% intend on purchasing an iPhone. But even more interesting is that around 25% of would be willing to pay $100 more for a larger screen.
Skybox Imaging, an intelligence company that focuses on bringing the power of satellite imagery to other businesses, was recently acquired by Google. But a new profiling of the company done by The Wall Street Journal reveals some very interesting information that will no doubt change how we look at things related to privacy and mapping.