Month: March 2015

Apple Watch launch retail stock to be limited for many models, reservations favored

If you want to buy the Apple Watch model of your choice at an Apple Store at launch, you should consider pre-ordering online or through an Apple Store reservation, sources have told 9to5Mac…. Read more »

Apple’s early 2015 MacBook Air confirmed to support 60Hz 4K external displays

While Apple says that its latest MacBook Air will officially support external monitors with resolutions up to 2,560-pixels-by-1,600-pixels, tests have shown that the slim portable can actually drive an external… Read more »

Apple acquires database software makers FoundationDB to speed up cloud services

Apple has reportedly acquired database company FoundationDB, according to a new report from TechCrunch. The report cites sources and notes that the company is no longer offering downloads of its main… Read more »

Apple Acquires ‘Rock-Solid High-Performance’ Database Company FoundationDB

Apple has acquired database company FoundationDB, reports TechCrunch. FoundationDB is a company that “develops scalable and fault tolerant databases that support multiple data models.” A notice on the company’s site… Read more »

Italian Regulators Conclude Corporate Tax Investigation Against Apple

Italian regulators have completed an investigation into allegations that Apple failed to pay €879 million ($964 million) in corporate taxes, according to Reuters. The report claims that, under Italian law,… Read more »

Apple’s new Apple Pay acceptance decal kits raise customer awareness at participating merchants

Apple recently activated a program allowing merchants to order Apple Pay decal kits to dress up shop windows and registers, which raises customer awareness of where Apple’s payment service is… Read more »

Apple Watch Makes First Australian Magazine Appearance Inside ‘Elle’

Elle is the first magazine to feature the Apple Watch in Australia with a fashion shoot starring the publication’s in-house fashion editor Sara Smith. The multi-page style guide in the… Read more »

‘Good Morning America’ Goes Inside Apple’s Secret Apple Watch Fitness Testing Lab

ABC News this morning revealed an exclusive behind-the-scenes video of Apple’s testing facility for the upcoming Apple Watch, showing off dozens of Apple employees covered in various sensor-tracking technology used… Read more »

Apple Collected Over 18,000 Hours of Health and Fitness Data for Apple Watch

ABC was recently invited to Apple’s top-secret health and fitness lab for the Apple Watch for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the testing facility, accompanied by Apple executives Jeff Williams… Read more »