iFixit’s Apple TV Tear Down Screwed Developers

9:35 AM, Oct. 1st, 2015 · · Analysis

iFixit screwed developers with its early Apple TV tear down

Apple rarely gives developers early access to unreleased products, and iFixit may have ruined that for everyone. iFixit is known for their detailed tear downs for new devices, and the company found itself on Apple's bad side after taking apart an early access Apple TV developer kit and posting what's inside on its website.

This Is How You Know It’s Time for Apple Car

8:12 PM, Sep. 22nd, 2015 · · Analysis

Bob Lutz on CNBC

Hey look, it's another auto executive explaining to the world how absurd it is for Apple to make a car. It's hard, he said. It will be a money pit, he said. Apple doesn't know anything about cars, he said. And most of all, he said that the auto industry is a low margin business, making it a terrible market to enter. This is how you know it's time for Apple Car.

Apple Reportedly Plans Electric Car for 2019, But Not Driverless

9:00 PM, Sep. 21st, 2015 · · Analysis

Apple Car Artist Rendition

Apple has reportedly accelerated its plans for an electric car, pushing a target date up to 2019. Citing unnamed sources, The Wall Street Journal said that Apple has given its car project a "committed" designation internally, but that it isn't planning to have a self-driving car at launch.

Apple Reportedly Meets with California to Discuss Autonomous Vehicles

7:36 PM, Sep. 18th, 2015 · · Analysis

Apple Crystal Ball

Apple has had its hand tipped by government disclosures yet again. Citing unspecified documents, The Guardian reported that Apple met with officials from the California Department of Motor Vehicles in August to discuss the company's plans for an autonomous vehicle. Bryan Chaffin looks at what this might mean for Apple.

Apple and Google Shaping the Car Industry Neither Competes In

7:33 PM, Sep. 17th, 2015 · · Analysis

Apple Car Artist Rendering

There's this funny thing about Apple—the Cupertino company tends to dominate the conversation even when it's not in the room. This has been true at CES in Las Vegas for many years, though Apple doesn't directly participate in that event. According to Reuters, Apple and Google both are driving the conversation at an event far removed from consumer electronics, the Frankfurt Motor Show.

What We Did Not See During Apple’s Hey Siri Event

8:40 PM, Sep. 9th, 2015 · · Analysis

Apple's "Hey Siri" event had quite a few announcements on Wednesday. Kelly happened to notice a few things that actually didn't show up during the event and compiled them all into a convenient list for you. Check out what we did NOT see in between all the updated products.

Adobe Says Apple Dominates ‘TV Everywhere’ Viewing

5:25 PM, Sep. 4th, 2015 · · Analysis

Adobe Chart

Apple devices dominate consumption of "TV Everywhere" viewing, according to a new study by Adobe Digital Index, a research arm of the software maker. Led by the iPad, Apple devices accounted for some 61 percent of such viewing, and Apple claimed three of the top four devices used to watch TV content other than your TV.