Tag: expected

IKEA HomeKit blinds unboxing shows off rechargeable battery and more ahead of expected US launch this month

IKEA’s highly anticipated HomeKit blinds are expected to launch sometime this month or next in the US and they’ve just become available in the retailer’s home country of Sweden as… Read more »

Apple’s Cook so far absent from expected guests at White House tech roundtable

The Trump administration is scheduled to host a roundtable next Thursday with some of the most influential CEOs in the technology industry — so far, however, Apple’s Tim Cook isn’t… Read more »

Stanford says over 400k people joined Apple Watch Heart Study, full completion expected early 2019

Back in August, Stanford and Apple announced they were closing their joint Heart Study program to new participants. Now, Stanford Medicine has outlined additional details about the future of the… Read more »

Supreme Court ruling on Apple App Store fee case not expected until mid-2019

Benjamin Schachter of Macquarie Research expects that the Supreme Court’s verdict on a long-running suit over developer’s fees in the App Store will be heard soon, but the ruling won’t… Read more »

Apple Third Street Promenade closing September 16th, Palo Alto-style renovations expected

Apple has announced that its retail store on Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade will close temporarily beginning September 16th. more… 9to5Mac

Apple R&D spend increases to 7 percent ahead of expected big fall launch cycle

Apple’s capital outlay for research and development operations continued to balloon in its third fiscal quarter of 2018, with the company spending $ 3.7 billion on future products and services,… Read more »

Reports that Apple Stores may have more iPhone X stock than expected for walk-in customers

We’re hearing reports that Apple Stores may have more iPhone X stock than expected for walk-in customers. One of our own store contacts said that those in the queue at… Read more »

Apple expected to replace Touch ID with two-step facial, fingerprint bio-recognition tech

Apple is developing advanced biometric security technologies, including facial recognition and optical fingerprint sensing designs, to replace the vaunted Touch ID module implemented in all iPhones and iPads since the… Read more »

Apple expected to ditch aluminum, release glass-backed iPhone with OLED display in 2017

Apple reportedly plans to shake up the materials used for the iPhone in 2017, abandoning the aluminum casing it has used for years and returning to the glass chassis championed… Read more »