Month: December 2017

Amazon Alexa and Google Home top App Store charts on Christmas Day, implies smart speakers were popular holiday gifts

The App Store charts always provide some interesting nuggets of information on Christmas Day and other big holidays as you can see the sudden influx of app downloads. This year,… Read more »

Last-minute iTunes Gift Card deals include $100 for $85 w/ email delivery at Amazon

Christmas is nearly upon us, and the opportunities for last-minute gifts are dwindling. Thankfully, Amazon has you covered with a $ 100 iTunes Gift Card for $ 85 with email delivery… Read more »

Google continues poaching Apple engineers as it ramps up work on in-house chip development

A recent report from The Information details Google’s efforts to grow its chip development efforts, which in turn is costing Apple some considerable talent. The report explains that Google has… Read more »

This week’s top stories: Apple admits to slowing older iPhones, upgraded AirPods coming in 2018, and more

In this week’s top stories: Apple confirms that it slows down older iPhones, the iMac Pro starts arriving to customers, drone footage shows Apple Park starting to live up to its… Read more »

This week on AI: iOS apps headed to Mac, Apple’s iPhone battery controversy, Apple TV back at Amazon & more

Even with many people heading home for Christmas, there was still plenty of Apple news on tap — including rumors of iOS apps coming to the Mac, and the company… Read more »

Holiday Weekend Deals: iMacs from $949 ($400-$650 off); MacBook Pros as low as $1,149 (up to $1,000 off); $299 iPads; plus 0% financing

As we head into the final stretch of the holiday season, Apple authorized resellers are slashing prices on iMacs, MacBook Pros, iPads and accessories by up to $ 1,000, as… Read more »

Second class action suit surrounding Apple’s throttling of iPhones with depleted batteries launches

Just hours after the first class action suit was launched against Apple alleging harm by the company’s actions to keep iPhones functional in the case of a chemically depleted battery,… Read more »

Universal Music Group and Facebook sign multi-year licensing agreement

Music giant Universal Music Group has today announced a new “multi-year” licensing agreement with Facebook that will expand across the social company’s product line. The move will soon bring UMG’s… Read more »