Apple Adds Note to App Store for In-App Purchases For ‘freemium’ Apps

App Store In-app Purchase Warning

After multiple complaints from parents and other App Store users about mistakenly buying in-app purchases, the Cupertino company is finally addressing the widespread complaint. Last week, Apple quietly updated the App Store to add a note to the “Free” apps in the store that mentions on the bottom that it “Offers In-App Purchases.” This warning is currently displayed only on … Read More

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Lower Cost iPhone May Not Carry Retina Display

Apple Lower cost iPhone Retina Display

According to a research report from RBC analyst Capital Markets analyst Amit Daryanani, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rumored lower cost iPhone may not carry a Retina Display. Daryanani cited supply chain checks for his report and mentioned a June/July timeframe for both the iPhone 5S and the lower cost iPhone. Our supply-chain checks indicate that AAPL is working to launch multiple new … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Hires Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch Will Report to Bob Mansfield

Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch to Join Apple

On Tuesday, The Next Web reported that Apple Inc. (AAPL) hired Adobe’s Chief Technology Officer, Kevin Lynch. The report also noted that Lynch would be reporting directly to Apple’s Senior Vice President of Technologies, Bob Mansfield who currently oversees AAPL’s wireless and semiconductor teams. Kevin Lynch, Adobe CTO, is leaving the company effective March 22 to take a position at … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Adds “Why iPhone” Section to Website Post Galaxy S4 Announcement

Why iPhone Apple

Apple Inc. (AAPL) launched a new online campaign, adding “Why You’ll Love iPhone” section to their website. The promotion which highlights a number of reasons why customers love the iPhone, is seen on the front splash page of the company’s website, as well as an email newsletter and a dedicated “Why iPhone” page. There’s iPhone. Then there’s everything else. What … Read More

Low Cost iPhone To Use ‘Super-Thin’ Plastic and Fibreglass Shell?

Low cost iPhone

Rumors about a low cost iPhone have been on the web for the past several months, with some reports suggesting that the device would offer a plastic chassis. KGI Securities analyst MIng-Chi Kuo also reported that the low cost iPhone would have a 4-inch screen, a plastic casing, and would even be available in a range of colors similar to … Read More

New iPhone 5 TV Ads – “Brilliant” and “Discover”

New iPhone 5 TV ad spots

Apple is continuing their word-friendly ad campaign for the iPhone 5, posting two new television spots, called “Brilliant” and “Discover”. These ads, like the others, focus on several apps from the over 700,000 iOS applications available on the App Store. The apps are then described using several words such as ‘sweet’ and ‘rise’. The two new ads join Apple’s previous … Read More

Apple Updates iBooks with Better Asian Language Support, Paid Japanese Books

iBooks update

With Asia a major source of revenue for Apple, and its products becoming hugely popular in countries such as Japan and China it is not surprising that the company is releasing more of its online services in the region. On Tuesday, Apple updated the iBooks application with improved Asian language support on the books available in the iBooks store, and … Read More

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) #1 on Fortune’s ‘Most Admired Company’ For 6 Straight Years

Fortune Most Admired Company Apple

Apple Inc. (AAPL) continues to experience success, despite all of the negative press surrounding the company lately. AAPL has once again been listed as #1 on Fortune’s ‘Most Admired Company’, making this the sixth consecutive time that the company has held the title. Fortune bases the ranking on nine key categories: Innovation, People management, Use of corporate assets, Social responsibility, … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Looking to Increase iPhone Sales in India

Indian iTunes Store Apple

According to The Wall Street Journal, Apple Inc. (AAPL) is looking to increase sales of its products in India, which is quickly becoming one of the larger markets in the world. The report notes that AAPL is ‘making moves’ to increase sales, meaning that the company is starting to build a larger presence by increasing the number of employees and … Read More

Apple TV Officially Launches in India Following iTunes Store Launch

AppleTV India

Last December, Apple launched the iTunes Store for music and movies in 56 new countries, including India and has now officially launched the Apple TV. According to BGR, Apple is now selling the Apple TV in India for Rs 8,295 including taxes, which comes out to about $153 USD. During the holiday season, Apple CEO Tim Cook noted that the … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook Speaking at Goldman Sachs Conference Today

Presentation by Tim Cook Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference

Apple Inc. (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook will be speaking at the annual Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet conference. AAPL has updated its investor page with details about the conference and will also offer live audio steam of the presentation by Tim Cook. Last year Cook had spoken at the same conference, which was his first such appearance as Apple’s CEO. … Read More

U.S User Satisfaction Report Rates iPhone 5 5th in position

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According to a web poll iPhone 5 ranks 5th in user satisfaction in the U.S while Apple remains at the top in overall smartphone satisfaction. The poll was conducted by mobile device research firm, OnDevice Research. The mobile research firm revealed that 320,000 smartphone and tablet users in six countries participated in the poll. In the U.S Motorola Atrix HD … Read More