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Apple's mail rival - Samsung - has sued a newspaper called Electronic Times for 300 million KRW (this is about $284,000) over the article about the company's latest flagship Galaxy S5. The authors of the publication claim the smartphone has a faulty camera, which is incorrect, Samsung believes.
As we already know, Apple's iWatch will boast of a number of sensors capable of monitoring your health. These sensors will help you measure your heart rate, sleep activity, step count, skin temperature etc.
According to the latest report from Blayne Curtis of Barclays, Apple's iWatch might also include an UV light exposure sensor. Such sensor will be helpful for those people who have skin problems. But not only for them, of course.
Apple was expected to release its long-anticipated television in the second half of 2014, however, it appears that the guys from Cupertino aren't yet ready to start the mass production of the device.
Apple has reportedly launched its iPhone trade-in program in Germany. German Apple Store app users already see the offer listed within the app, however, the program is yet to be announced on Apple's official website.
The trade-in program allows to change your old iPhone in working condition for a discount on a newer device.
The company from Cupertino remains U.S. top smartphone manufacturer with Samsung and LG coming in the second and the third place respectively. Moreover, Apple’s market share continues to grow, comScore reports. However, Google’s Android is still the top smartphone platform as nearly 52% of devices on market have Android on board.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has become nearly the most successful CEO of the last year. The sum he earned over 2013 is nearly $74 million. Such achievement allowed him to occupy the second spot in the richest tech CEO’s rating. As to the first and the third positions, they’re occupied by Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook with nearly $4 billion and Meg Whitman of HP with $17.6 million respectively.
According to an announcement on Apple’s official website, the company will officially report its financial results in Q2 of 2014 on April 23rd. Over the past months, Apple has neither launched new products, nor released new software. Well, I’m not taking into consideration minor iOS and OS X updates, the release of an 8GB iPhone 5c and updated iPad 4 in several countries. I don’t think these events are crucial for the company.
Apple will start the mass production of the next-gen iPhone with a 4.7-inch display in May. As to the widely-rumored 5.5-inch model, it is very likely to be delayed, Reuters reports. The same source also claims that the release of the new device will take place this fall, probably in September.
As you probably know, Microsoft on Thursday released its long-anticipated Office for iPad. The office suite consists of three apps, namely, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Just two days after the official release, these apps are now ranking as top three free apps on the App Store. What a successful debut, huh?
According to the updated figures that can be found on the App Store Distribution section, iOS 7 adoption rate reached 85%. This means that nearly 90% of the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users have upgraded to the latest iOS version.
In case you don’t know, Apple released iOS 7 on September 18th, 2013. On December 6th, about 74% of the devices were running iOS 7 and on January 27th, 2014 - nearly 80%.
As you probably know, the company from Cupertino is expected to release two iPhone 6 models in 2014. One will feature a 5.5-inch and another - a 4.7-inch display. However, according to some rumors that appeared on the Internet on Tuesday, what we shall see later this year is just a 4.7-inch iPhone. As to the larger model, its release is uncertain.
Pegatron, Apple’s supplier that is currently responsible for the manufacture of iPhone 5c and iPad mini, reported a 22% increase in earnings earlier today. The earnings may become even higher due to a new status of the Taiwanese company. In case you don’t know, Pegatron is said to be the main supplier of the upcoming iPhone 6.
According to the latest rumors, the production of the next-gen iPhone and iPad Air will start in the second or in the third quarter of 2014. Pegatron will be responsible for assembly of both iPhones and iPads, while Foxconn will concentrate primarily on Apple’s smartphone. This is what several Chinese sources report (via
Apple, like any other company, is constantly trying to make the production of its gadgets more efficient. Apart from that, the guys from the Cupertino want to get rid of the dependence on manpower at its factories. That is why Apple has recently decided to move the production of the iPhone batteries to new automated assembly lines.