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 …
Android and iPhones still lead the user base of smartphones in the United States, as the two platforms accounted for 91 percent of smartphone operating systems in the world’s most lucrative market for mobile devices.
The latest MobiLens report from global analytics firm comScore has revealed that Apple still ranks as the top smartphone maker, with iPhones accounting for 39 percent market share, while Google led the race for top smartphone operating system, with Android smartphones …
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 …
If you are like most people, you wouldn’t mind paying less for an Apple device.
So when exactly is the best time to buy an Apple device to get those discounts? This infographic from Deal News has some advice for the budget shopper.
One piece of advice apparent from the infographic is to not buy your Apple device the day it is released.
Aside from heeding the waiting times suggested by Deal News, it would also benefit buyers looking for discounts to not buy from Apple directly but instead …
In the world of business, there are few corporations that are able to pull themselves back from the brink of extinction. Regardless of the industry that these businesses fall in, once a business has began down the slippery slope associated with a failing business, it can be extremely difficult for them to turn around and become an incredibly successful business again.
Whether a technological business changed leaders and started down a path that nearly removed them from the world as we know it …
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 …
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 …
Apple may have just switched battery suppliers as Samsung has reportedly stopped supplying batteries for iPad tablets and MacBook computers.
The rumor comes from China Business News which says in a report that Apple may be tapping Chinese battery makers Amperex Technology Limited and Tianjin Lishen Battery.
According to the report, which comes to us via this report from TechCrunch, Samsung SDI has reportedly stopped supplying batteries for the mentioned Apple products.
The development, if true, …
A Dutch court ruling on Wednesday has rewarded Apple another victory against Samsung over its patents in Galaxy smartphones and tablets.
According to The Hague, Samsung Galaxy devices running on Android 2.2.1 to 3.0 are infringing an Apple patent that covers scrolling through a photo gallery using touch and pinch-to-zoom gesture.
Reuters reported that Judge Peter Blok had ordered Samsung to pay €100,000 ($129,221 or £80,779) in damages for each passing day it violates the ruling.
The Hague …