In an Oracle court proceedings against Google, it was revealed that the search engine company could be paying Apple at least $1 billion in revenue-shares. The payment was made to keep Google's search bar on Apple devices. A source named the sharing percentage for Apple to be 34 percent, but it's yet to be officially confirmed nor denied.
Apple just released iOS 9.2.1 that fixes an iOS bug allowing malicious agents to impersonate end users' identities by granting the read and write access to website cookies.
Spotify and Genius work together to provide a better and deeper music experience for their users. Fact Tracks shows lyrics, along with annotations from the community or the artist itself.
Microsoft is planning to bring its Windows Phone keyboard Word Flow to the iPhone, and is now recruiting iPhone users to test a beta version of the software.
Apple has agreed to build a tool that will help users to transfer data from iOS to Android due to lots of pressure from mobile carriers. Although the company has not specified the date of release, the news means that Apple is ready to open up its ecosystem and will be in fair competition with other manufacturers.
A news came into hearing from multiple sources that Apple has decided to introduce its next smartphone series, iPhone 6c on mid of 2016. The price of iPhone 6c is quite low, which is from $400 to $500. It is expected to have camera properties of that of iPhone 5s, with latest a9 chip and much.
Apple's CEO Tim Cook said that he has no plans to converge iPad and Macbook hardware lines into a hybrid device. He said that the death of computers such as the Mac was imminent and there would be a market for such traditional PCs for the foreseeable future.
Apple is planning to make sure its iPhone users to continue using the company's latest payment service, Apple Wallet through the use of peer-to-peer payment service.
Smartwatch offers a new level of comfort with more than just a timekeeping. However, smartwatch have not been able to penetrate market well enough. A new innovation from Trivoly is expected to bridge the gap between mechanical watch and smartwatch. Chronos, a tiny disc that is able to turn regular wrist watch into smart watch is planned for shipping worldwide in February 2016.
Apple Watch is now available in India, one month after iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus became available in the country. 9to5Mac reported that the Apple Watch starts at Rs 30,900 in India. The 38mm and 42mm models are available in the country. They come in gold, rose gold, silver anodized aluminum, space gray, polished silver, space black stainless steel, yellow gold, or 18-carat rose gold.
Sprint Corp - a subsidiary of Japan Softbank- and one of the largest mobile services provider in the US is currently on the way to cutting costs in the midst of deploying marketing strategy to recover lost subscribers.
The UK government is trying to pass a bill that would ban strong end-to-end encryption that could force Apple to stop selling its iPhone in that country. According to Forbes, the UK government plans to pass legislation that would prohibit the use of strong encryption, which means any encryption they can't break is not allowed.
HTC Vive will release its virtual reality headset later this year, but only in limited qualities and it will take three to five years before it goes mainstream.
Apple Inc. has filed a patent for a new kind of screen protector described as "active screen protection for electronic device". The new protection technology protects mobile devices by extending retractable tabs.
Apple and Irish band U2 collaborated on a 360-degree U2 music video produced by Vrse App, a platform for original VR content. The U2's "Song for Someone" music video is Apple's first experiment in mixing VR and music videos.