Posts tagged “Apple”

Updated September 8

Risky move? Apple is betting big on a wireless world (+ graphical view)

Apple iPhone 7 - no headphone port ” Apple wants to push consumers further into a wireless world. Its tactics: Eliminate the standard headphone jack in its newest iPhones and market new "AirPods"€” tiny wireless earbuds that the company claims greatly improve on standard Bluetooth technology. But there are risks.

September 7

Apple to show off new iPhones - maybe new ways to listen, too

​Apple is expected to show off new iPhones, an updated smartwatch -- and maybe some new gear for listening to both -- during its annual fall product launch event today. Here's a preview.

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Updated September 6

Scoop? Lenovo leaks rumored new iPhone 7 specs

Lenovo and its Motorola smartphone group are getting credit for delivering a scoop about the new iPhone 7 specs, which Apple is expected to announce Wednesday.

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August 30

Premium Lock Forecast: Computer sales to keep dropping in '16, '17

A Lenovo gaming-geared laptop   Worldwide desktop and notebook computer sales to continue dropping but could rebound in 2018, according to a new forecast.

August 26

Premium Lock NCSU scientists find iPhone, iPad security holes

Apple iPhones  Adding to security headaches for Apple and iOS users, researchers at N.C. State have discovered security vulnerabilities in the operating system for iPhones and iPads. These holes differ from problems reported internationally about Apple security problems on Thursday.

August 23

Premium Lock Drone market growing, who gets all the smartphone profits; Verizon tops

Bulldog In today's update of technology news from around the web: the market for drones to qrow by 25 percent for the next five years; Apple, Samsung grab most smartphone profits; and Verizon rated tops in network coverage and performance in NC.

August 5

Premium Lock Amazon jet fleet; Facebook vs. 'clickbait;' Apple 'bug bounties;' private moon flight; Dish w/o ESPN

In today's Bull dog wrapup of technology and science news: Amazon unveils its Prime delivery fleet of jet aircraft; Facebook tries again to tackle "clickbait;" Apple offers "bug bounties" to people reporting bugs; a private company wins OK for moon flight; and Dish offers a non-ESPN option.

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August 3

Premium Lock New Galaxy phone iris scanner (video); pistol emoji dumped; Instagram 'Stories'; Uber sells China ops

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology headlines: Samsung's new phone has an iris scanner (video); Instagram unveils "Stories;" Apple dumps a pistol emoji; and Uber sells its China operations to rival.

August 2

Premium Lock Virgin Galatic space tourism license; Pokemon Go a threat; Daimler invests in chauffeur startup; new Apple trial

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of science and technology news: Virgin Galactic says it has received an operating license for its space tourism rocket; the Israeli military is warning its soldiers about a new threat: the widely popular mobile phone game "Pokemon Go"; Daimler invests in chauffeur service start-up Blacklane; and a judge tosses patent verdict against Apple, orders new trials.

July 28

Premium Lock Contrasting trajectories of Apple services and iPhone segments pose challenges

Steadfast commitment by Apple executives to transform greater iPhone user engagement into service revenue growth is succeeding. But the company faces challenges, says TBR analyst.

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July 27

Premium Lock Apple earnings top analyst expectations, shares rise

Apple  Apple reported earnings that exceeded analyst forecasts Tuesday. The company had quarterly earnings of $1.42 a share, 4 cent more than the $1.38 a share analysts expected. Shares rose 7.1 percent to $103.65 in after hours trading following the earnings report.

Updated July 6

Premium Lock Apple urges organ donation via new iPhone software

Tim Cook, left, and the late Steve Jobs Apple wants to encourage millions of iPhone owners to register as organ donors through a software update that will add an easy sign-up button to the health information app that comes installed on every smartphone the company makes.

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