Apple has announced that its App Store has surpassed 50 billion downloads.
In a tweet on Wednesday, Apple said “We just hit 50 billion app downloads. Thank you. It couldn’t have happened without you. #50BillionApps” along with a link to the App Store.
We just hit 50 billion app downloads. Thank you. It couldn’t have happened without you. #50BillionApps tw.appstore.com/hgE
— App Store(@AppStore) May 15, 2013
Along with the milestone, one lucky person has just won a $10,000 …
A bidder has won an hour-long coffee date with Apple chief Tim Cook to the tune of $610,000.
The auction was organized by CharityBuzz and the proceeds of the auction will go to the RFK Center for Justice and human Rights.
The bidder, along with a companion if he or she gets invited by the winning bidder, will have a 30-minute to 1-hour coffee date with Cook at Apple’s Cupertino, California campus talking about anything.
The bidder has a year to come up with a time that is mutually agreed upon …
Now that the iPhone 5 is available across the four largest wireless carriers in the U.S., the time is ripe to compare how much it really costs to own the latest Apple smartphone on these companies.
As it turns out, Sprint will cost the most for iPhone 5 users who get the smartphone subsidized by the company.
On Sprint, the total cost of the iPhone 5 for two years is $3,320 but that already includes a mobile hotspot so users are not exactly getting less.
On AT&T, the first nationwide carrier …
Apple has a dedicated following that gives it devotion akin to the commitment devout people give to their religions.
Read: Apple Devotion is Like Religion – Study
This can be seen as the reason why even now, when Apple has not delivered any groundbreaking new product for a couple of years, the company is still held in high regard by many.
Also part of the admiration for the company comes from the fact that it has released numerous products that today are still viewed as devices which has …
Owning iDevices is expensive and not only because you pay a premium for the device itself.
Since 2007, Americans have flushed $5.9 billion down the drain to have their iPhones repaired.
Flush, it seems, is a pretty apt word for all this money spent as it turns out that nearly 2 out of 10 of damaged iPhones and iPads in the U.S. have been victims of falling into either a pool or toilet.
That’s according to Cupertino Phone Repair which made the insightful infographic below.
Other insights that …
Authorities in Australia are warning people in the country about using Apple Maps as the new system introduced by the iPhone maker with iOS 6 may be life-threatening.
The warning was issued by police in the Australian state of Victoria for people travelling to Mildura.
In a bad case of misplaced locations on Apple Maps, the Apple mapping system puts the city located in northwestern Victoria right smack inside Murray-Sunset National Park which is about 70 kilometers away from Mildura.
The Apple iPhone 5 is officially coming to the Philippines’ Globe Telecom on December 14.
Globe just sent out an email blast titled “iPhone 5 is coming – Register Now” to subscribers announcing its official release of the iPhone 5.
Along with the announcement comes offers the Philippine carrier is including with the release of the iPhone 5.
These offers include free smartphone insurance for four months, a free subscription to the GCASH American Express Virtual Card, an offer for zero …
Some of the new iMacs being sold by Apple in America were assembled in America.
First noticed by Fortune in this report, the new iMacs sport an “Assembled in USA” mark where the old “Assembled in China” used to come after the “Designed by Apple in California” marking.
According to the US Federal Trade Commission, an “Assembled in USA” claim needs the product to have its “last substantial transformation occur in the U.S.”
This means that a “’screwdriver’ assembly in the …
We can find users that hate Apple tablets and terminals or we can find users that love it, but even among the latter is quite difficult to find those who love the iTunes software companion.
Apple promised a while a major update of the product and after several weeks of delays, launched the eleventh version of iTunes.
The biggest change will be noticed when you first start the application, the known interface completely changed. The side list and menu disappeared and although they can still be …
It was only a matter of time before Siri was to be implemented in multimedia systems for cars. Apple’s personal assistant will prove very useful now in taking orders from drivers. General Motors is the first company to introduce support for Siri, and the first vehicles that will boast whit this technology is Chevrolet Spark and Chevrolet Sonic. Apple’s personal assistant can work through the Chevrolet MyLink system.
At first, the first phones that will support this system will be …