Hold on to Your Pants, India, Apple is Coming for You

4:11 PM, Jul. 24th, 2015 · · News

Apple wants some serious iPhone action in India

India outpaced China for iPhone growth last quarter, and Apple isn't letting that momentum go to waste. The company is looking to build on the 93 percent growth it's seeing in India and break through the two percent market it currently holds. Translation: Apple is gunning for Samsung's marketshare in India.

Apple Back-to-School 2015 Promo: Free $200 Beats Solo2 Headphones

6:40 PM, Jul. 23rd, 2015 · · News

Beats Solo2 On-Ear Headphones

Apple on Thursday launched its Back to School 2015 promo offer—users who buy a qualifying Mac through educational pricing will get a pair of free Beats Solo2 On-Ear Headphones, which retail for $199.95. Customers also have the option of getting Beats Solo2 Wireless On-Ear Headphones for $100, a discount of $199.95.

AppleCare for Mac Covers AirPort, Some Accessories, More

5:50 PM, Jul. 23rd, 2015 · · News

Apple Care Logo

Purchasing AppleCare for your Mac actually covers more than just your computer. For starters, everything in the box is covered, including power adapters (for MacBooks), accessories, trackpads, and what many people don't realize, your AirPort devices, even when you purchased them at another time.

Apple Gets Smart, Blocks iOS 9 Beta App Store Reviews

10:00 AM, Jul. 22nd, 2015 · · News

iOS 9 beta testers blocked from App Store reviews

If you're running the beta version of iOS 9 good luck leaving App Store reviews. Apple finally disabled the ability to leave app reviews from devices running beta versions of iOS, which means third party developers getting hit with one star reviews because they can't release iOS 9 compatibility updates can breathe a sigh of relief.

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Thanks for finally listening, Apple. Developers shouldn't have ever had to suffer through inappropriate negative app reviews from public beta testers. It's good to see they won't have to any more.

Tim Cook’s Comments on Apple Watch Sales [Full Transcript]

8:50 PM, Jul. 21st, 2015 · · News

Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook offered extended commentary on Apple Watch and sales of the device during Tuesday's quarterly conference calls with analysts. The comments came in response to a question from Piper Jafray analyst Gene Munster, and Mr. Cook goes to great lengths to explain why Apple Watch is doing very well without actually telling how well it's actually doing. Click through for the full transcript.

Sorry, Apple Watch Sales Aren’t on the Decline

6:57 PM, Jul. 21st, 2015 · · News

Declining Apple Watch sales? Not according to Apple.

To loosely paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of declining Apple Watch sales were an exaggeration. What Mr. Twain really said was, "The report of my death was an exaggeration," but the sentiment is pretty much the same: Apple Watch sales were much healthier than some reports claimed.

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Sometimes even reasonable data analysis turns out to be way off base. I'm looking at you, Slice Intelligence.

Tim Cook Says Users Love Apple Watch, Possibilities are Enormous

5:20 PM, Jul. 21st, 2015 · · News

Apple Watch has 97 percent satisfaction rating

Apple CEO Tim Cook says Apple Watch has a 97 percent customer satisfaction rating, and that most owners wear their watch every day. Mr. Cook shared those statistics during the company's third fiscal earnings report for 2015 where he also said he was pleased with the smartwatch's "successful launch."