Tag: services

Almost all iCloud services down for some users including Photos, Mail, Backup, Find My Friends, Contacts, Calendars, more [U]

Apple is experiencing issues with most of its iCloud services today. Users are having trouble signing into iCloud and accessing their accounts, along with Photos, Mail, Backup, Find My Friends,… Read more »

Apple Watch fall detection helps 87-year-old woman call emergency services after car accident

With the Apple Watch Series 4’s ECG functionality having proven to be incredibly useful for many people, it’s easy to forget about the device’s fall detection feature as well. An… Read more »

Editorial: The new Services – How will Apple Arcade’s exclusivity, privacy affect Android & Google Play?

Apple has built a very strong position in mobile gaming in its iOS App Store. With Apple Arcade, it is working to create a new pipeline of fun, original, attractive,… Read more »

Apple Pay now accepted for some UK government services, wider rollout planned for 2019

The UK government is now accepting Apple Pay and Google Pay payments for select services through its gov.uk website, a change in policy that is expected to reach local governments… Read more »

iPhone replacement cycles slowing down to four years, pose threat to services, analyst says

One of Apple’s greater revenue threats is the increasing likelihood that iPhone owners will hold onto old models rather than spend ever-higher amounts on upgrades, according to a new analyst… Read more »

Analyst questions whether Apple’s 70/30 revenue split in the App Store could hurt Services growth

While Apple has been touting its ever-growing Services segment as the future of growth, one analyst has concerns. As reported by CNBC, Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi has addressed concerns that the… Read more »

Apple CEO Tim Cook says new services coming this year, talks iPhone XR ‘flop,’ more

Coming off a bruising week spurred by a negative guidance revision, Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with Mad Money’s Jim Cramer on Tuesday to discuss a range of topics… Read more »

Patent lawsuit takes aim at Apple’s encrypted iMessage and FaceTime services, VPN technology

A lawsuit filed in federal court on Thursday alleges certain aspects of Apple products, including iMessage and FaceTime, infringe on multiple patents owned by Finnish holdings firm MPH Technologies, which… Read more »

Apps are the future of emergency calls, says international emergency services organization

An organization representing emergency services in more than 80 countries worldwide has argued that apps can be a better way to report an emergency than making a call. The European… Read more »

Shazam iPhone app updated, may herald future services integrated into Apple Music

The Apple-owned Shazam service has updated its app for the first time since the aquisition, and has added lyric syncing in real-time to a played song, better search results display,… Read more »

Apple expands Support services on social media with dedicated YouTube channel

Apple has started offering support through another form of social media, by setting up a YouTube channel dedicated to providing assistance for basic tasks its customers can perform on an… Read more »