Apple changes course, will pay artists during free trial of Apple Music

We recently reported on mixed reaction from eminent artists towards Apple Music’s free-trial policy regarding payments. The company was trying to negotiate deals with record labels and artists to pay them 71.5% revenue share which is higher than the industry standard while paying nothing during the three month free-trial of the service. Taylor Swift on her tumblr blog posted details about … Read More

Apple Music on-demand streaming service available on June 30

At this years’ WWDC keynote event Apple CEO, Tim Cook, used Steve Jobs’ famous “one more thing” phrase to announce Apple Music. The company had long been rumored to be working on a music streaming service after acquiring Beats Music for $3 billion. Just like most Apple products, Apple Music isn’t the first of its kind in the market. Apps like … Read More

Ericsson expands its patent lawsuit against Apple Inc. to Europe

iPhone 6 hands on

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has been sued by Ericsson for refusing to pay royalties for use its intellectual property. Ericsson claims that Apple Inc. has infringed on the company’s intellectual property relating to “fundamental technologies”, that enable mobile devices to communicate, by not paying royalties. Apple Inc. is no alien to lawsuits and counter lawsuits. The most talked about lawsuit the company has been … Read More

Even Siri is ‘busy’ with Apple Watch Launch Preparations

Apple Watch preorders went live earlier today and in just a few hours all models were sold out as the shipping date estimates slipped to August for some models. Unlike any other product launch Apple is offering walk-in trial sessions for Apple Watch at select retail stores. The retail store staff have been instructed to advise customers to order the product … Read More

Apple Watch ‘Spring forward’ media event all set to go live

Apple Watch Live Media Event Spring Forward

Apple is holding a special ‘Spring forward’ live media event today starting at 10 a.m. PDT at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Live stream of the media event will be available on Apple’s website and Apple TV. The event is expected to be mostly about Apple Watch announcements relating to its availability, pricing, apps and battery specifications. Some rumours … Read More

iPhone blamed for third-degree burns, sufferer suing Apple

Erik Johnson, owner of an iPhone 5C, suffered third-degree burns on February 14 as his iPhone starting burning while in his pocket. According to a report published by CNET and interview with WABC-TV, Johnson bent over to get keys and a “pop” sound followed by smoke started coming out of his pocket. Johnson who is from Long Island, had to reportedly … Read More

Apple to live stream Apple Watch media event on March 9

Apple Watch Live Media Event Streaming Spring forward March 9 2015

Apple has officially announced its special media event “Spring forward” scheduled for March 9 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. The company is expected to announce the launch date for the Apple Watch during the live media event. Apple is providing a live stream of the special event. The event will go live at 10 a.m. PDT on … Read More

Apple posts new iPad TV ad – Make a film with iPad

Apple new iPad TV Ad Make film with iPad

Apple has posted a new iPad television commercial titled “Make a film with iPad”. The ad was first aired during the Oscars night. The advertisement is similar to the previously released ad titled “Make Music with iPad“. The ad begins with showing a classroom with “Make a film with iPad” written on a blackboard and then goes on to show students … Read More

First details about iPhone 6s camera module emerge

Apple is expected to announce “iPhone 6s” and “iPhone 6s plus” later this year as the company follows its annual iOS device upgrade cycle. According to a new report published by Taipei Times, Apple will retain the 8-megapixel rear camera sensor in the next iPhone. The publication quotes Taipei-based analyst Jeff Pu who suggests that Largan Precision Co, a major smartphone camera lens supplier … Read More

Apple releases iPad Air 2 TV ad titled “Make music with iPad”

iPad Air 2 TV Ad

Apple on February 8th released a new tv commercial for the iPad Air 2 titled “Make music with iPad”. The new tv ad highlights iPad apps for musicians to create music. It features Swedish singer Elliphant, Los Angeles-based producer Gaslamp Killer, and English DJ Riton. The ad showcases the entire process that goes into creating music, from writing the lyrics, making beats, remixing to filming the … Read More

Apple releases Photos app for Mac with beta download of OS X 10.10.3

Apple showcased a demo of the all-new Photos app for the Mac during the announcement of OS X 10.10 Yosemite. We got to see a video demonstration of the new Photos app for OS X Yosemite as it was a work in progress. In addition to announcing new Photos app, Apple also announced that they will be ending future updates for Aperture and iPhoto. We … Read More

Is the future of Apple’s iPad looking gloomy as tablet sales decline ?

3 iPads and a Kindle by Lap Fung Chan, on Flickr

Apple was the first company to sell mass-market personal computers in 1984, the company reinvented portable music players in 2001 with the iPod, smartphones in 2007 with the iPhone, and tablets in 2010 with the iPad. Until last year Apple disclosed revenue generated from all those product categories however, this year the company didn’t share iPod sales figures. It’s clear that iPod does not account for significant … Read More

5 Interesting facts you need to know from Apple’s Q1 2015 earnings report

Last week Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported the highest quarterly results in its entire history. AAPL posted record quarterly revenue of $74.6 billion and record quarterly net profit of $18 billion. These figures are certainly very impressive given the fact that every year analysts predict Apple’s doom. Here are 5 interesting facts to note from Apple’s earnings call. 1. Apple beat every company … Read More

Third party case of rumoured “iPad Pro” again hints at larger iPad

Apple is rumoured to be working on a new iPad, popularly being referred to as the “iPad Pro”. This new iPad is expected to be larger that the existing iPad Air 2, featuring a 12.2 inches screen. It is believed that the iPad Pro will not replace the iPad Air however, it will be an addition to the current line-up for … Read More

This man strapped 94 iPhones to his body, but did it bend?

Every year Apple sets new sales records for iPhones. The launch of new phone is rolled out in phases making the latest device from Apple available in important markets first and then adding more countries. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus launch was no different, it set all time high record for the company and until recently the company had been struggling … Read More