Apple Inc. (AAPL) VP of Retail Jerry McDougal Leaves Company, Replaced by VP of Finance, Jim Bean

Jerry McDougal

Apple Inc. (AAPL) has had yet another management shift, making it the third retail executive departure from the company in the past year. According to IFOAppleStore, Apple’s VP of Retail, Jerry McDougal has left the company to spend more time with his family. McDougal has been a part of the … Read the Full Story →

Beats CEO and Interscope Chairman, Jimmy Iovine Once Pitched A Music Subscription Service to Steve Jobs

Jimmy Iovine

Online music streaming services such as Spotify, rdio, and Pandora are dominating streaming music space, Apple has been rumored to be working on its own radio service similar to Pandora’s, now being called “iRadio” for lack of a better name. These rumors have been circulating around the web for some … Read the Full Story →

Apple TV Adds Movie Streaming and TV Service Watchever in Germany

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According to The Next Web, Apple has added yet another service to its Apple TV device, a movie streaming and TV service called Watchever. Watchever is a Hulu Plus type streaming service that requires a subscription and allows users to log into the application on their Apple TV and stream … Read the Full Story →

Hyundai Adds Support for Apple’s ‘Siri Eyes Free’ Feature

Hyundai Adds Support for Apple Siri Eyes Free Feature

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas always brings to light the newest and most advanced technology related to the mobile devices industry. Often during this event, many company’s unveil iPhone cases and other technology for Apple’s iOS devices. During the first official day of CES 2013, Hyundai, … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Planning to Launch Low-Cost iPhone for Emerging Markets?

Smaller iPhone

According to Digitimes, Apple Inc. (AAPL) is planning to launch a cheaper iPhone for emerging markets around the world, such as China. China is a major growth opportunity for AAPL, as noted by CEO Tim Cook in the past. The low-cost iPhone is expected to include a larger display and … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s App Store Downloads Surpasses 40 Billion Downloads, 20 Billion in 2012

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Apple has passed yet another milestone in App Store downloads since its launch in 2008 with the iPhone 3G. The Cupertino, California company announced that the App Store has surpassed 40 billion downloads, with 20 billion of those downloads in the year of 2012 alone. In December 2012, Apple surpassed … Read the Full Story →

U.S Customs Seizes Over $635K in Counterfeit Lightning Connectors for iOS devices

Counterfeit Lightning Connectors for iOS devices

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency seized a massive shipment of counterfeit Lightning connectors and USB cables and adapters in Anchorage, Alaska several days ago. This was one of the larger counterfeit shipments that the CBP discovered, and identified its origin as a manufacturer in China. According to Frank … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s iPhone Takes 18.5% of US Mobile Market, Competing with Android

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comScore has once again released its monthly survey results for U.S. mobile phone users for September to November. comScore obtains the data by measuring the installed user base as opposed to new handset sales, allowing for far more accurate results. According to the survey results, Apple’s iPhone is now in … Read the Full Story →

Federal Court Dismisses Apple’s Suit Over Amazon’s ‘Appstore’ name

Amazon App Store

In 2011, Apple filed suit against Amazon for using the name “Appstore” in order to sell its applications. Apple’s marketplace for applications is simply called “App Store” and the company claims false that Amazon’s similarly named ‘Appstore’ would confuse customers. According to Bloomberg, however, the federal court in San Francisco, … Read the Full Story →

Apple Looking to Purchase Turn-by-Turn Navigation Company, Waze?

Apple Looking to Purchase Turn-by-Turn Navigation Company Waze

Apple removed Google services from its iOS software with iOS 6, shedding both the native YouTube application, as well as Google Maps. Apple replaced Google Maps with its own Maps application, and included new features such as FlyOver and Turn-by-Turn directions. According to a report from TechCrunch, Apple is looking … Read the Full Story →