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Apple Music has surpassed rival streaming service Spotify in terms of US paid subscribers, reports The Wall Street Journal. Sources say based on records for the month of February, Spotify is trailing behind Apple Music with around 2 million U.S. subscribers. Spotify reported it had 96 million subscribers globally as of the end of 2018. Meanwhile, Apple CEO Tim Cook disclosed publicly in May that Apple Music had crossed the 50 million user base milestone. Though both companies don’t give subscriber data based on region, experts say th...
Apple has allegedly been scammed out of nearly one million dollars in iPhone replacement scam by two Chinese engineering students in Oregon. According to a report by The Oregonian, the students are now facing criminal charges in federal court. Authorities claim the scheme, which is engineered to steal from Apple by exploiting iPhone return policy using fake iPhones, also involved others aside from the two students. The duo allegedly started since the beginning of 2017 to smuggle thousands of fake iPhones into the US from China. They ...
Apple has offered new graphics chips and processors for the 27-inch and 21.5-inch models of its regular iMac desktops, handing the computers 2x performance boost. By Default, the 21.5-inch iMac now has an 8th Gen quad-core i3 or a six-core i5 processor. It also features either a Radeon Pro 555X GPU or a Radeon Pro 560X. Customers who desire more power has the option to configure the model with 32GB of RAM, 4GB of memory, a six-core i7 processor, and AMD’s Radeon Pro Vega 20 GPU. This is similar to the spec options Apple also has in t...
Apple is currently offering users bonus in extra cash when they transfer funds to their Apple ID account, reports MacRumors. The Apple bonus, which comes as a 10 percent business credit, received when users transfer money from their credit or debit card to their Apple account will reportedly last until March 14, 2019. Apple users can add funds to their accounts through their phone’s settings and then iTunes & Apple Store. To access the information and the Apple bonus grading, you will need to click on your Apple ID and select Add...
Apple is planning to release a bigger MacBook Pro and a new display monitor, says analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who is quite reliable on leaks concerning Apple’s roadmap. According to the information first released by 9to 5mac last weekend, Apple is not only releasing a new MacBook Pro and display unit in 2019, fans should also expect significant upgrades to the company’s most successful flagship; iPhones, iPads, and AirPods. On the Mac, which is leading the upgrades, Apple would introduce two new models: a 13-inch MacBook Pro model with 32GB...
Apple has announced that its quarterly revenue for Q1 2019 was slightly above $84 billion, that’s down by 5 percent compared to its record last year. The tech company made this revelation during its earnings call earlier this week, saying the reason is that fewer people purchased iPhones within the quarter which ended December 29, 2018. Financially, Apple made close to $52 billion from iPhones sales last year, even though buyers declined by 15 percent precisely. The statistics look bad for the company and might be revealing an impo...
Apple announced on Friday that two of its products: the 13-inch MacBook Pro and iPhone X have quality hardware problems. And the company has pledged to fix the issues free of charge. Though Apple has, in recent years, continually increased prices for its phones, tablets, and laptops, the Cupertino, California-based tech giant has recorded a series of product quality problems over the years. Apple’s iPads are now as high as $1,899, while iPhones are available at $1,449. The hardware problems found Apple said the problem on its iPh...
As the cybersecurity world is grappling to digest the facts surrounding Bloomberg’s Chinese microchip story last week, the news giant on Tuesday released new evidence to back the troubling claim. The fresh evidence reports that a major US telecommunications company in August found data-sniffing chips inside its network, comprised of hardware supplied by Super Micro Computer Inc. The previous Bloomberg’s report, which is yet to be verified, alleged that China is sabotaging critical technology components bound for America and had secre...
Apple Inc. and Salesforce.com Inc. on Monday announced a strategic partnership for developing powerful iOS apps for businesses. As a part of the collaboration, Salesforce is redesigning its native app – Salesforce Mobile App to integrate the latest features available on iOS and will launch it in early 2019. “We’re excited to work with Salesforce and that their industry-leading CRM will embrace native iOS and deliver exclusive new features on iPhone and iPad,” said Tim Cook, CEO, Apple. Salesforce is integrating its native mobile app...
Founded in 1976, the house of Steve Jobs now holds the trophy engraved with “the world’s first 1 trillion dollar company” title. Apple Inc. (AAPL) beat the Silicon Valley giants Amazon (AMZN), Microsoft (MSFT) and Google Alphabet (GOOGL) quite comfortably in the race to become the first publicly traded, non-government sponsored company to reach a market capitalization of one trillion dollars on August 2, 2018. The market dynamics for Apple started changing post-2018 Q3 earnings call on July 31. It declared the result as the best June...