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Apple debuts a new credit card called “Apple Card”
Mar26

Apple debuts a new credit card called “Apple Card”

Apple has announced a new credit card that has all the features required to upset the current arrangements in the market. Among other features, Apple Card will have no CVV security code, no card number, no signature, and no expiry date—very interesting to say the least. At the company’s “show time” service event on Monday, the tech behemoth said its card will use machine learning and Apple Maps to label to label stores that you use in...

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Apple reveals new iPad Air and iPad mini, supports keyboard and Apple Pencil
Mar19

Apple reveals new iPad Air and iPad mini, supports keyboard and Apple Pencil

  Apple revealed a new iPad Air and iPad mini Monday, a week before unveiling its video streaming service. And the latest models now support keyboard and the Apple Pencil. This is the company’s first upgrade to its iPad mini since 2015. It brings popular iPad Pro features to the smaller models. The iPad Air costs $499, and the mini costs $399. Models with cellular connectivity costs $130 more. You can pre-order the new iPad Air...

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Apple chides Spotify over claims of unfair App Store
Mar18

Apple chides Spotify over claims of unfair App Store

  Apple countered a complaint from Spotify that its App Store imposes unfair fees and creates unfair competition. It went on to say the music streaming service wants to earn more off others’ work. Spotify CEO Daniel Ek blogged Wednesday about Apple’s control of its App Store. He said the tech giant robs consumers of choices and puts unfair fees on competitors. After discussions with Apple failed, Ek said they now want...

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Apple hires ex-Microsoft exec as new smart home chief
Feb16

Apple hires ex-Microsoft exec as new smart home chief

  Apple has hired a former Microsoft executive to catch up to Amazon and Google in its smart home business. Sam Jadallah, the founder and former CEO of Otto, a smart home device company focusing on home entry and access, has signed up with Apple, sources familiar with the matter told CNBC. The latest hire shows how Apple wants to revamp and exert more into the business of smart home devices. Apple recently bought a startup...

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Tim Cook is on consumers side regarding data collection
Jan18

Tim Cook is on consumers side regarding data collection

It seems that Tim Cook doesn’t want your sensitive data to be floating around the internet with no limits or repercussions. Apple CEO Tim Cook has requested the US government to introduce new ways to help users of the internet to control the data collected about their lives from the world wide web. In his op-ed in Time magazine, Cook said consumers should have the power to “delete their data on demand, freely, easily and online, once...

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Huawei demotes two employees after tweeting New Year greetings from iPhone
Jan05

Huawei demotes two employees after tweeting New Year greetings from iPhone

Chinese phone maker Huawei has demoted two of its employees after they were found to have tweeted New Year greetings from an iPhone. The tweet was posted via Huawei’s official Twitter account, which was a huge embarrassment to the Chinese phone maker. The tweet, which had since been deleted by the company, already garnered 14 retweets and 69 likes before it was hurriedly taken down by the company. However, some tech blogs including...

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