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Apple Launches Music Service Today

June 30, 2015 10:46 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Potential customers are being offered a three-month trial subscription. After that, subscribers can choose between a $9.99 per-user charge, or a...

AT&T Offers $200 Bill Credit for New Lines

June 29, 2015 10:20 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The carrier said in a statement that it will offer a $200 bill credit when a customer buys a...

How It Works: T-Mobile's Jump! On Demand

June 26, 2015 9:28 am | by Anick Jesdandun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The wireless carrier shattered longstanding industry practices two years ago by eliminating two-...

T-Mobile Offers Three Device Upgrades Per Year

June 25, 2015 10:20 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The new offer is part of the recently announced "Un-Carrier Amped" program, which aims to tweak...

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SmartWatch: Apple's WWDC 2015 and What Might Have Been

June 11, 2015 11:13 am | Videos | Comments

While Apple's annual WWDC keynote might have brought word of some new features for iOS, OS X and WatchOS, the highly-anticipated event didn't exactly set the Moscone on fire. In this episode of SmartWatch, we take a look at what Apple did and didn't get done during the kickoff for its developer conference.  

Apple Announces First Public Beta for iOS

June 8, 2015 3:55 pm | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The kickoff keynote was perhaps one of the more understated events the company has hosted, partly due to a plethora of leaks, which included near confirmation that Apple would be unveiling a...

Software Glitch Can Cause iPhones to Crash

May 28, 2015 10:18 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Apple says it's aware of the problem and is working on a fix. But some pranksters are sharing information about the glitch on social media and using it to crash other peoples' phones.


Apple Taps Ive as First Chief Design Officer

May 26, 2015 9:14 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ive, who as a lead designer with the company helped conceive the iconic Apple looks of products like the iPod, iPad and Apple Watch, confirmed the promotion in an interview published Tuesday in the Daily Telegraph.

Tuesdays with Roger: Why the Apple Watch Is All That

May 5, 2015 12:33 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Andrew Berg, Ben Munson | Videos | Comments

Why has the Apple Watch been the hit that it is? Is it all about Cupertino's clout, or has Apple truly reinvented the wrist-worn wearable? Check out this week's episode of Tuesday's with Roger for more insight into just why and how Apple has managed yet another win in a device category that until has been slow to gain traction with consumers. 

Inked and irked: Apple Watch Users Report Tattoo Problems

May 4, 2015 9:28 am | by Brandon Bailey, Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writers | News | Comments

Several watch owners complained about the problem on social media this week, even posting videos that show the watch working well on an undecorated wrist, but repeatedly locking or pausing...

Samsung Claws Back Share from Apple to Reclaim Top Spot

April 30, 2015 2:36 pm | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Samsung and Apple were trailed at a distant second and third by Lenovo (5.6 percent) and Huawei (5 percent) respectively. IDC notes that Lenovo's first quarter results includes shipments from its subsidiaries, including the recently acquired Motorola.

Apple Beats Expectations on Record iPhone, App Store Growth

April 27, 2015 4:48 pm | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

CEO Tim Cook said in a press release that Apple continue to court newcomers to its mobile platform. “We’re seeing a higher rate of people switching to iPhone than we’ve...


iPhone 6 Takes China, Rest of World by Storm

April 2, 2015 8:01 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

In urban China, the iPhone 6 remained the best-selling phone  for the period, with its share growing 10.2 percent compared to 9.5 percent registered in the three months ending in January.

Sprint Covering All Switching Costs for New Customers

March 13, 2015 10:59 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

According to a press release, the carrier is now offering to pay all costs associated with switching from another carrier, including the remaining balance on any financed devices, as well as early termination fees (ETF). 

In the Know: Apple's ResearchKit Targets Disease

March 11, 2015 10:09 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

These tools could give researchers more data to work with by making it easier for people to offer themselves up to science, but even supporters say the data won't be appropriate for every study.

Ericsson Takes Apple to Court for Patent Violations

February 27, 2015 9:08 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The patents include standard essential patents related to the 2G and LTE standards, as well as other patents that are Ericsson says are critical to features and functionality of Apple devices such as the design of semiconductor components, user interface software...      

Google Wallet Absorbs AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon's Softcard

February 23, 2015 1:38 pm | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Softcard, which was launched by AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon as a joint venture in 2010 under the name ISIS, uses Near Field Communications (NFC) to make contactless...


Dramatic Drop in Smartphone Thefts Suggests "Kill Switches" Work

February 12, 2015 10:16 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The push to implement kill switches in mobile devices has been an on-going effort, involving a massive collaboration between legislators, law enforcement, regulators,  and device manufacturers.                      

iPhone Sales Smash Apple Record

January 27, 2015 7:42 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real-Time Digital Reporter, @abmdigi | News | Comments

CEO Tim Cook announced that quarter earnings hit $18 billion, an all-time record and a 38 percent increase over last year. Total revenue grew 30 percent...                        

Xiaomi Undercuts Apple with New Device

January 15, 2015 2:13 pm | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Xiaomi known for ultra-low-priced handsets on Thursday unveiled a new model that chairman Jun Lei said is comparable to Apple's iPhone 6 but...                       

How Apple's HomeKit Aims to Smarten Up Your Home

January 15, 2015 9:17 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

Many companies have designed "smart" home products that integrate with Apple's HomeKit, an emerging technology for controlling...                          

Is Apple Going After GoPro?

January 14, 2015 9:20 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Shares of GoPro were sent tumbling as Apple patented a new design for a digital video camera that could potentially compete with...                      

Wearables: What to Do with All That Data?

January 12, 2015 9:28 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

Wearable fitness trackers and health monitors are becoming more commonplace and diverse, but just what do you do with all of that data?                         

Bad Things Happen When People Are Separated from Their iPhones

January 9, 2015 10:35 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

New research from the University of Missouri found that being separated from one's iPhone can have serious...                                   

Samsung will Connect Everything It Makes Within Five Years

January 6, 2015 10:39 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

The Korean tech giant is promising to sell only smart TVs by 2017 and to invest $100 million in developers this year to help grab a foothold in the...                       

What Happens When an iPhone User Goes Back to BlackBerry?

December 30, 2014 11:42 am | by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Business Writer | Articles | Comments

This when happens when an ex-BlackBerry user moves from his iPhone back to BlackBerry's new Classic device...                                          

Apple Halts iPhone Sales in Russia as Ruble Sinks

December 17, 2014 9:53 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple has halted online sales of its iPhones, iPads and other products in Russia amid financial turmoil triggered by the steep decline in the country's currency.                                

Walmart Slashes Prices on iPhone, Galaxy S5

December 12, 2014 10:05 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The new promotions are part of a larger trend by retailers to keep people shopping beyond...                                  

The Well-Oiled Holiday Supply Chain

December 4, 2014 9:12 am | by Bashar Nejdawi, EVP, Ingram Micro and President, North America, Ingram Micro Mobility | Articles | Comments

This mobility cultural shift and the growing number of product categories and technologies mean that a well-oiled holiday supply chain is increasingly important...

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