The combination of seasonality and heightened competition from Android and Microsoft device makers is why shipments of Apple’s iPad may see a year-on-year drop for the first time since its debut in 2010 according to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a recent note to investors, Kuo said that overall iPad shipments will experience a quarter-to-quarter decline of 20%... [Read More]
The next generation in Apple’s MacBook line could potentially see 50% greater battery life thanks to Intel’s soon to be released Haswell processors. In a media briefing ahead of the launch of its Haswell processor platform, Intel Chief Rani Borkar said that the chipmaker had designed the line with notebooks and tablets in mind according to PC... [Read More]
Motorola has given notice to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that it will be contesting the International Trade Commission’s dismissal of a case against Apple. This is the second time that Motorola has filed an appeal tied to the same exact investigation. The notice, which was uncovered by Florian Mueller of FOSS Patents, is in regard to... [Read More]
If you happen to be one of the many who utilize Apple’s Passbook feature for iOS, you will have a new option for getting tickets, coupons, and more delivered to their devices, as Skycore has launched support for cross-carrier delivery of Passbook passes via MMS.
Pass providers can plug into Skycore’s SaaS platform and APIs, allowing for secure... [Read More]
Verizon recently launched a new iPhone application for its subscribers that provides access to the carrier’s cloud-based syncing and backup service. The official Verizon Cloud application is now available as a free download from the App Store. It requires iOS 5.0 or later and is optimized for the 4-inch display on the iPhone 5.
Although the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs never brought his philanthropic efforts to public attention, he and his family has been giving away anonymously for more than 20 years. The information came to light by an article in The New York Times that had a particular focus on Laurene Powell Jobs, who also participated in a rare interview for a... [Read More]