Apple was originally going to release a 12.9 inch iPad this spring but now it appears the project will be put back to later this year, or even early in 2016.
The Wall Street Journal said that manufacturers of the iPad in the Far East have now been told that they can’t start production until the second half of this year. more»
A US church is scratching its head after it was charged for thousands dollars of iPhones , that it never bought.
It seems that God works in mysterious ways and is dropping the hint that the old religion is past, and Christians everywhere should be worshipping shiny consumer toys with an Apple on them. more»
Apple received a shock in a US Appeals court when judges actaully questioned if it had been really financially harmed by Samsung stealing its ideas.
Apple told a US appeals court that rival Samsung should be barred from selling products that infringe on its smartphone patents, but the judges were skeptical. more»
Both Google and Apple devices are vulnerable to a bug and the companies are rushing to create patches for people that have such devices.
The bug – named Freak – has been in devices for years and follows US government rules in the 1990s which forced tech vendors to offer weak encryption for devices being exported abroad. more»
Owners of shiny expensive Apple gear are starting to use their phones to mount political campaigns.
According to the Guardian newspaper Apple fanboys are trolling their politicians with iMessage texts in protest over a law which would increase the length of time the government retains communications data. more»
A financial analyst said that an announcement made by Samsung at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona has thrown into sharp relief Intel’s inability to capture market share.
Mark Hibben, at Seeking Alpha, said that while the CEO of Intel, Brian Krzanich, delivered a keynote at MWC, Samsung’s announcement of the Galaxy S6 phone shows that the California company is way behind in its egregious goals. more»
In 2014, sales of smartphones to individuals reached 1.2 billion units worldwide, a rise of 28.4 percent compared to 2013.
Worldwide sales of smartphones in the fourth quarter of 2014 saw an increase of 29.9 percent compared to the same quarter in 2013, totalling 367.5 million units, according to Gartner. more»
A report said that adoption of tales by commercial enterprises are set to boost sales in Western Europe.
IDC said the commercial market for tablets will reach over 11 million units by 2019 – that’s 130% CAGR.
The tablet market so far has largely been driven by home users, and by early adopters in corporations. more»
LG Display and Samsung Electronics are to supply screens for Apple smartwatches when the shiny toy finally hits the shops.
The Electronic Times reported that LG Display will be the sole supplier of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screens for the Apple watches that go on sale in April. more»
Swedish company Ericsson has taken Apple to court and also complained to the US International Trade Commission (ITC), it said today.
Ericsson claims that Apple refused its offer to have a court decide fair licensing terms that would be binding on both companies. more»
Fruity cargo cult Apple is set to copy Intel’s success by shifting an ever increasing amount of development work to Israel.
Chief Executive Tim Cook was in Israel on Thursday to visit the company’s new research and development offices in Herzlyia. more»
As part of its push to dominate the cloud, software giant Microsoft is giving away free Office 365 subscriptions to students outside the US.
Schools will have to buy subscriptions for staff and faculty, but once they do, students - and even teachers – can self-install for no charge by using a school-issued email address at the Office in education website. more»
The US economy is officially suffering because its government is not reigning in its paranoid security services.
One of the world’s biggest markets, China, has said that it is no longer using high-profile US technology brands for state buys, amid ongoing revelations about mass surveillance and hacking by the US government. more»
Only 221.4 million tablets will ship worldwide this year – a drop of 11.9 percent compared to 2014.
That’s according to Digitimes Research (DR), which predicts that Apple will continue to take the lead, managing to ship over 54 million units this year. more»
Fruity cargo cult Apple has gone up against the Troll Gods of East Texas and ended up having to pay $532.9 million.
A federal jury found Apple’s iTunes software infringed three patents owned by Texas-based patent licensing company Smartflash. Smartflash wanted $852 million in damages. more»