Apple is turning to smartphone archrival Samsung in order to fix an iBug with its new iPhone 6 phablet.
The super expensive machines keep crashing which is something that Apple does not like talking about much.
According to Business Korea Jobs’ Mob is going to buy more components from Samsung for its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, along with Apple Watch parts. more»
MIT Technology Review has been going through the bankruptcy documents of GT Advanced and seems to have found out what went wrong – and why the iPhone 6 bends.
Apple invested more than $1 billion in an effort to make sapphire one of the device’s big selling points. more»
A wave of consolidation in the internet of things (IoT) market is assured in the next few years.
That’s according to financial company Hampleton Partners, which said in a report that vendors have spent over $9 billion in the marketplace in the last few years in a bid to put their stake in the ground. more»
The company which designer Jonathan Ive described a week or two back as built on integrity has finally agreed to cough up $450 million after it conspired with five publishers to hike the prices of e-books.
On Friday, US district judge Denise Cole told Apple it must pay $40 million to as many as 23 million people if it lost a hearing that showed it was liable under antitrust laws. more»
While both Apple and Samsung continue to dominate the branded tablet market workdwide, Chinese company Lenovo is beginning to make its presence known in the marketplace.
That’s according to preliminary shipment figures in the third quarter of this year supplied by ABI Research. more»
Some top Infosys executives have cleaned out their desks and been escorted from the building after it was discovered that the outfit had been daring to overcharge the margin king Apple.
Infosys, India’s second-largest IT services exporter, said on Tuesday it had fired Abraham Mathews, chief financial officer of its Infosys BPO unit, for failure to comply with the company’s code of conduct. more»
Labour shortages in China mean that Apple’s iWatch is likely to be delayed even further, and is causing problems for other multinationals too.
According to Digitimes, the labour shortages are so severe that people like Dell have asked their original design manufacturers (ODM) to start making machines early so they won’t be caught short in 2015. more»
Creditors of GT Advanced Technologies are fuming that the outfit got too little in its proposed settlement with Apple over legal claims stemming from a deal to supply sapphire screens.
GT Advanced shocked investors by filing for bankruptcy in October in a case that was initially shrouded in secrecy due to confidentiality agreements with Apple. more»
Hon Hai Precision Industry has tied up with flat panel maker Innolux and is investing $2.8 billion in a panel producing plant in Taiwan.
Hon Hai is desperately trying to find new revenue streams which do not depend on the fruity themed cargo cult, Apple. more»
A survey from Gartner said that less wearable electronic devices for fitness will ship in 2015 because of confusion in the marketplace.
While 70 million wearables will ship in 2014, that figure will fall to 68 million next year.
That is because the entry of smartwatches into the marketplace will have overlap in functionality. more»
Microsoft is now the second most valuable company in the world, behind Apple after edging past Exxon Mobil in terms of market capitalization.
Exxon Mobil was neck and neck with Jobs Mob when Apple stuffed up their Apple Maps software. But Microsoft coming up and replacing Exxon is a little surprising. more»
For a while now, the fruity cargo cult Apple has made it difficult for its customers to upgrade their expensive hardware going with third party updates.
However, with OS X 10.10 Yosemite, the company has taken another step down the path towards total vendor lock-in and effectively disabled support for third-party SSDs. more»
The man in charge of design at Apple Corp said the primary goal of Apple isn’t to make money but to show integrity.
Jonathan Ive, the Brit who has become Apple’s design guru, also hit out at companies that copied Apple designs, according to Dezeen magazine. more»
More bad news for Apple’s iWatch vapourware – it looks like it has attracted the attention of a US privacy watchdog.
Apple’s iWatch has been blighted by product delays and the fact that even its hype has been outclassed by products its rivals have put into the shops. more»
Although the Tame Apple Press makes much of the security features of the iPhone, it is still the easiest phone to hack.
The Mobile Pwn2Own competition that took place alongside the PacSec Applied Security Conference in Tokyo on November 12-13 has a long tradition of knocking over the latest smartphones and always finds Apple smartphones the easiest. more»