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Shortly after T-Mobile announced that they would let customers rollover unused mobile data, AT&T has struck back with their own data rollover plan. But don't celebrate too quickly, AT&T customers. There's a huge caveat that comes with AT&T's announcement.
Apple this week updated its App Store Distribution report, revealing that iOS 8 adoption among current Apple devices has continued to grow, reaching 68 percent as of January 5. That’s an 8 percent increase from the last update, but still well behind the pace set by iOS 7 during its first three months in 2013.
Apple’s worldwide share of smartphone sales surged in most countries for the three months ending November 2014, compared to a year earlier, according to data released Wednesday from research firm Kantar Worldpanel. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus helped Apple grow its share of smartphone sales in every country measured except for Japan.
Recent Apple acquisition Beats is facing another lawsuit, this time from Monster. The suit alleges that Beats executives Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre orchestrated a 'sham' transaction to cut Monster, the original manufacturer of the headphoens, out of millions in profits when Apple aquired the company.
Actress Perla Haney-Jardine has reportedly been cast to play the role of Steve Jobs’s daughter Lisa in the upcoming biopic about the late Apple co-founder. Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin says that the role of Jobs's daughter will be pivotal to the film, calling Lisa Jobs the story's "heroine."
Apple this week was awarded a patent for design ideas that could lead to a future bendable, flexible, and foldable iPhone. By combining existing manufacturing techniques in new ways, Apple describes how such a device could not only prove to be more durable than current smartphones, but also more functional.
Device shipment numbers for 2014 are out, and Anroid unsurprisingly ruled the roost, accounting for more than 1.1 billion of the 2.3 billion total devices shipped during the year. But Apple controlled the high-end of the market, while Google, Microsoft, and others fought for an increasingly large low-cost segment.
Many Americans now own smartphones, and a large percentage of those smartphones are iPhones. So how much would the average American pay for a year's worth of enjoyment and utility from Apple's flagship device? Or, more interestingly, what do these The Price is Right contestants think the average American would pay?
A new aftermarket in-dash entertainment system may give users the best of both worlds, with support for both Apple CarPlay and Google's upcoming Android Auto. The device, codenamed "RNB6," features impressive automotive connectivity options, an integrated 4x55-watt amplifier, 5GHz Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 4.0.
Almost four months after the launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple is now offering unlocked, SIM-free versions of the company’s latest phones via its U.S. online store and, soon, U.S. Apple Retail Stores. Pricing for the unlocked iPhones remains the same as the unsubsidized cost of carrier-specific models.