After HTC announced a coming halt to trading on the Taiwan Stock Exchange pending material information that could impact the stock‘s value, a move that sparked speculation of a takeover, Google on Wednesday confirmed plans to buy the firm‘s mobile division team for 1.1 billion.
Qualcomm got two bits of bad news today in its squabble with Apple. First, it has failed to force Apple‘s manufacturing partners to make royalty payments prior to a determination of what the total disputed royalties should be, and second it lost an effort to stop Apple from pursing antitrust cases against it in other countries.
After HTC announced a coming halt to trading on the Taiwan Stock Exchange pending material information that could impact the stock‘s value, a move that sparked speculation of a takeover, Google on Wednesday confirmed plans to buy the firm‘s mobile division team for some 1 billion.
Apple launched a redesigned App Store with the launch of iOS 11 on Tuesday, bringing with it a revamped card-based user interface with bold graphics, a new set of spotlight categories, an emphasis on content curation and more.
With the release of watchOS 4, Apple no longer allows users to browse their iPhone‘s music library, restricting song list viewing to tunes stored on device.
Ahead of Friday‘s public release of Apple TV 4K, Apple on Wednesday posted a dedicated iTunes Store section to available 4K HDR movies, content that highlights the new set-top streamer‘s high-definition capabilities.
Alphabet‘s Nest on Wednesday revealed an assortment of smarthome accessories, including the Hello doorbell, an outdoor version of the Cam IQ, and a complete security system called the Secure.
A potentially handy feature discovered in Apple‘s iOS 11 is native screen recording support, invoked through a command in the overhauled Control Center interface.
Contrary to intuition, toggling off Bluetooth and/or Wi-Fi in the iOS 11 Control Center won‘t completely disable those radios, according to a new Apple support document.
Casetify is partnering with AppleInsider this week to offer readers the chance to win a smartphone case valued at up to 45. Fifteen winners will be drawn -- and each winner can select from a variety of Casetify cases, including covers for the new iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X.
Supply chain sources suggest that the Intel Cannon Lake processor needed to drive 32GB of RAM in a MacBook Pro without the need of a dedicated memory controller has slipped to the end of 2018, likely pushing any MacBook Pro with the configuration that far away as well.
The upcoming launch of AirPlay 2 comes with a caveat: Old hardware will need a firmware update, at the very least, to work with the new protocol. With Apple said to have ceased development on its router products, it‘s possible that AirPort Express owners using AirPlay could be left in the dust.
A feature touted for iOS 11 at the 2017 WWDC was Messages in iCloud -- but it was removed during the beta process, and will return at some undisclosed point in the future.
Toshiba on Wednesday announced an 18 billion agreement to sell its memory chip business to a group of companies led by U.S. equity firm Bain Capital, one prominent backer likely being Apple.
Apple CEO Tim Cook reiterated his stance against DACA‘s elimination in what is possibly his most candid and firmest stance on the matter since he first spoke on the matter.
Midweek deals are in effect now with cash discounts on 2017 Macs and 4th generation Apple TVs. Pick up a 27 iMac 5K for 1,599 (200 off) or an upgraded 13 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar for 1,899 (100 off). Apple‘s latest 13 MacBook Air is also 100 off and 64GB Apple TVs are 169.95 -- all with no tax collected outside NY and NJ.
Apple has acknowledged early problems with cellular connectivity on the Apple Watch Series 3, indicating it will try to patch them in a future software release.
Apple‘s AirPlay 2 discussion at the 2017 WWDC promised streaming support to multiple targets from an iPhone or iPad -- but initial testing seems to suggest that the feature is not currently enabled in iOS 11, tvOS 11 or both.
Some of the first reviews of the LTE-equipped Apple Watch Series 3 emerged on Wednesday, giving the wearable praise in many respects, but also raising issues around limitations and early bugs.
Promise Technology has announced that its Apollo Cloud 2 Duo network attached storage device has received a software update to allow it to appear in the iOS 11 Files application for seamless transfer of files to and from the device from both the Mac and an iPhone or iPad.
Apple‘s iOS 11 brings along with it a new Files app, allowing iPhone, iPad, and Mac users the ability to seamlessly share working documents across iCloud, as well as integrate other online storage services with compatible applications.
A variety of early reviews for Apple‘s new iPhone 8 8 Plus sought to dismiss the latest models as already obsolete in the face of the upcoming iPhone X. Many of their concerns focus on the idea that buyers really want an all-new design. They‘re wrong, here‘s why.
Apple appears to be nearing completion of a soon-to-be-relocated mall outlet in Austin, Tex., that looks to feature exterior -- and likely interior -- design elements consistent with the company‘s Apple store 2.0 aesthetic.
Apple VP of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives Lisa Jackson in an interview on Tuesday said the Environmental Protection Agency, which she led from 2009 to 2013, is under threat from President Donald Trump‘s administration for its seeming lack of transparency.