Changing from one mobile platform to another can be interesting. I went from Windows 10 Mobile to iOS and so far, no major damage is done. Some interesting differences exist in how Outlook for iOS and Outlook mobile synchronize email to devices. I wanted to learn more, so I poked and found out why the differences exist.
Forget the naysayers: Apple has delivered another blockbuster quarter on the back of its most successful iPhone launch ever.
Apple sold fewer iPhones in the previous quarter than it did a year ago, the third quarterly decline in a row. But iPhone sales beat estimates, and the firm earned an astonishing $47 billion in revenues.
As expected, Apple unleashed a new generation of mobile smart devices on Wednesday. The firm announced the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus smartphones, plus the Apple Watch Series 2 and some related accessories.
On Tuesday, Apple announced the results of its most recent quarter, posting net income of $7.8 billion on revenues of $42.4 billion. But the firm sold fewer iPhones, iPads, Macs, and Apple Watches than it did a year ago, for the second quarter in a row.
On a day in which Apple padded its product lineup with new models, the consumer electronics giant received a legal reprieve: The DOJ delayed a scheduled San Bernardino terrorism hearing, stating that it may have found a way to unlock the iPhone at the center of the case.
Apple is still fighting a hotly-debated legal battle over law enforcement requests to bypass encryption on its iPhone handsets. But the consumer electronics giant is also reportedly working to strengthen the security of iCloud, which is currently the weak link in Apple’s arsenal.
Because I’m of an encrypted mind, this edition of Short Takes focuses on this week’s big tech controversy: A US governmental demand that Apple decrypt a terrorist’s iPhone.
Apple pulled off another financial miracle, posting a net profit of $11.1 billion on revenues of $51.5 billion for the quarter ending September 30.
Apple on Wednesday announced a wide array of new products, including new iPhone 6S smart phones, a Surface-like iPad Pro, Apple TV, iOS, and more.
Later today, Apple will introduce new iPhones, iPads and other devices. But there are other things going on with Apple that are far more important.
At its Worldwide Developer Conference on Monday, Apple announced a series of product updates and initiatives aimed at displacing the Android market leader.
Facebook has begun testing publishing news articles directly into the Facebook news feed, starting with iPhone. The goal? To monetize mobile.