Month: October 2016

Apple posts Apple Pay support page on German website, suggests impending launch

After a bumpy Apple Pay rollout in Japan, Apple this week posted a support an explainer page covering the payments service to its regional German website, suggesting an impending launch… Read more »

Samsung hopes to fend off interest in iPhone, overcome Note 7 disaster by pre-announcing 2017 Note 8

As part of the continuing Galaxy Note 7 fire debacle, Samsung is not only offering financial incentives for customers to trade their problematic phone for a Galaxy S 7 phone… Read more »

Apple invention uses ferrofluids to enhance induction charging performance

As part of research targeting more efficient wireless chargers, perhaps powerful enough to rival Lightning, Apple on Tuesday received a patent for an induction charging method that uses ferrofluids to… Read more »

WSJ: AT&T agrees to acquire Time Warner for >$80 billion, deal to be announced shortly (update: official!)

Update: AT&T has officially announced that it will acquire Time Warner for $ 107.50 per share. The deal will now go through the usual legal process to ensure the companies comply… Read more »

Research team develops portable iPhone-powered lab that can detect cancer with 99% accuracy

It’s no secret that Apple has ambitious plans for iPhone and Apple Watch in the health industry, but it’s not the only company looking for ways to integrate smartphones in the… Read more »

New MacBook Pro and 13-Inch ‘MacBook’ Coming Next Week, iMac and Display Not Ready Yet

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released a new research report outlining his expectations for next Thursday’s “Hello Again” event where Apple is expected to make a number of Mac-related… Read more »

Sonos Speakers Now Available on Apple Online Store Around the World

Following their addition to Apple.com in the United States last month, Sonos speakers can now be purchased from Apple’s website in several other countries. Sonos Wi-Fi-connected PLAY:1 and PLAY:5 speakers… Read more »