At least some developers selling their wares through Apple's App Store for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch are making out based on comments from CFO Peter Oppenheimer. He noted during Tuesday's second fiscal quarter earnings report that Apple is now paying out over US$1 billion a quarter to third-party developers.
This week in Free on iTunes Vern Seward appeases his daugther and grandson by looking at three kid-friendly books for iOS. Jack and Beanstalk, Humpty Dumpty, and Iron Man.
Apple has openly explained the company's policy on how it collects and stores Siri-related, revealing for the first time the company's approach to privacy. In a statement to Wired, the company said that it collects and stores data anonymously and that it (will) deletes that data after two years.
Remember back in grade school when we were always being told that such and such was "our friend"? Like "Mr Toothbrush is our friend!" Well, in this case, our iPhones really are our friends only we get to make the rules. Nancy Carroll Gravley shows you three ways to make your iPhone an even better friend.
Facebook has hired Richard Williamson for its mobile-software group, according to Bloomberg. Mr. Williamson was part of the team that built the original iPhone, but is better known for being the manager in charge of developing the original Apple Maps service. He was fired from Apple after the launch of the service was panned.
New e-periodicals blur the line between apps and magazines. In this week's Free on iTunes Vern Seward take a look at "app-zines" from one company, MERI Media .
Apple has found a way to boost sales of the iPhone in India, a market where Apple's smartphone has languished with minimal success. The Times of India reported that Apple initiated a smartphone buyback promotion for the iPhone 4, and that sales of the entry level model have tripled. Bryan Chaffin pokes his nose in the development.
Apple has given Samsung the boot on the next generation of AX processors, according to a report from The Korea Times. Citing Samsung suppliers, the newspaper reported that Apple has begun sharing proprietary information for a new generation chip with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), excluding Samsung in the process
Apple Inc. continues to claim the vast majority of revenue generated fom app sales, despite the company's minority share of the smartphone market. Canalys released a report on Monday that said Apple claimed 74 percent of app revenues in the top 50 markets in the March quarter, which once again begs the question of what all those Android users are doing with their devices.
Are there family members, friends, associates and just plain-ole obnoxious people and other clowns you'd rather not get calls from on your iPhone? Sandro Cuccia shows you how you can silence the calls from these nudniks.
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