1 Hour Ago What Apple fan doesn't like to hear about a tiny company working out of a garage do well right? Thanks to Apple and a group of talented video game designers from Saskatoon ...
1 Hour Ago A UK report today reveals that the inventor of a tablet holder rejected by Dragons' Den has clinched money-spinning deals with Apple and Microsoft. Single mum Alison Grieve, who launched G-Hold three years ago, was signed up after attending a trade show in America. Grieve was able to impress Microsoft specialists who asked her to design a device for their...
2 Hours Ago A U.K. report has revealed that the 'Guardian' has pulled out of Apple News and Facebook Instant Articles. The UK newspaper was one of Apple’s launch partners and had included every single story on their platform.
Yesterday There have been many reports on the progress of Apple's Project Titan over the last year. We've learned about their new team in Canada working on advanced system software or a smart car platform. We're presented a couple of patents covering parts of their new system and more. Yesterday more revelations came to light about the testing Apple has to perform and pass to be in line with California's DVM guidelines. Each piece of the puzzle is interesting, but we're still no closer to knowing Apple's game plan.
Yesterday In a new report this afternoon we learn that at the annual Satellite 2017 conference in Washington D.C. last month, industry insider Tim Farrar said Boeing's low-earth satellite project was being funded by Apple. Although the project could 6 or 7 years to get off the ground, some of Apple's fiercest competitors are working on new satellite services and Apple will likely have a plan to enter this market as well.
2 Days Ago An analyst for research house Rosenblatt Securities has cut his rating on shares of wireless chip giant Qualcomm, to Neutral from Buy, following its fiscal Q2 results this week, warning that the company’s market share of baseband modems in the next iPhone "will be down to 35% from 60%" ...
2 Days Ago On April 16 Patently Apple posted a report titled "What's the Game Plan for the Ever Aggressive Foxconn? In that report we covered a Nikkei report that Foxconn/Sharp was mulling re-entry into the PC Market under the Sharp brand. Sharp's President added that they had no plans of restarting its smartphone business. Yet in the blink of an eye, Sharp will be aggressively reentering the smartphone market under the branding of Aquos R in Japan and jumping back into Chinese market. Sharp's OLED plant will produce 1 million smartphones by year end. So the question becomes, why is Foxconn pushing Sharp so aggressively back into the smartphone market?
2 Days Ago On April 04 we posted a report titled "Apple Patent Reveals a New Security Feature Coming to Siri," which explained that Apple is working on making Siri understand the voice of the owner as yet another security step. Today the device known as Google Home can apply that same feature.
3 Days Ago Last April it was reported that Foxconn-Sharp could enter Apple's OLED display supply chain my 2020. Two months later Foxconn surprised the maket by staing that Sharp could be ready to deliver OLED display next year. Then in January it was reported that Sharp's plant to manufacture OLED displays would be at an iPhone plant in China. So is Sharp any closer to getting that equipment up and running? A new report out of China today confirms that the plan is moving along smoothly.
3 Days Ago This morning a major Korean Tech site published a report detailing Korean suppliers becoming paranoid over Apple's potential shift to more Chinese suppliers over the next three years. Some of their points appears to be on solid footing while other aspects seem to be steeped in paranoia. Though along the way it slipped that they believe via fresh rumors that Apple is likely to shift to a Micro-LED display for Apple Watch 3.
3 Days Ago In 2009 Patently Apple posted a report titled "Apple Reveals a Highly Advanced Battery Charging System Patent." The report covered Apple's 2007 filing. Apple was granted a patent for this invention a year later. Seven years later and Apple is back to keep this invention alive and active by adding a set of new patent claims and coverage for a pair of new headphones that will use this new battery system..
3 Days Ago Apple acquired a company back in 2015 called Metaio from Germany that created 'Thermal Touch' a new Augmented Reality Interface for wearables like a future Apple headset. Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that is really an original patent from Metaio
3 Days Ago In March Patently Apple posted a report titled "Apple Caught in another Controversial Story about Supporting Slave and Child Labor in Congo." The report showed a BBC documentary of the artisan mines in the Congo using child labor that supply companies like Apple needed materials for their iDevices. Now Apple is setting out to end such mining even though they don't know how they'll actually accomplish that.
3 Days Ago Yesterday Samsung was granted a new round of smartphone designs showing that the company is currently in a frenzy to find that winning next-gen smartphone design that could catapult them to the top of the premium smartphone market that Apple currently holds firmly. The new smartphone designs that surfaced yesterday cover wraparound and scrollable displays and more.
3 Days Ago As February began Patently Apple posted a report titled "Apple to double the size of their Famed Fifth Avenue NYC Store." This week the cost of the permit alone was shown to be $2 million.
3 Days Ago State Officials in Karnataka, Bengaluru, India confirm that trial assembly of iPhones will begin in May at the Winstron plant in Peenya despite the fact ....
3 Days Ago Earlier in London today Apple laid out its updates to Maps in a briefing. Apple stated that they were expanding the capabilities of its Maps app in Europe to help users charge their electric vehicles or find ...
4 Days Ago Today we're learning that Beijing's Internet regulators said Apple is next on a list for inquiries after authorities ordered three Chinese live streaming websites to rectify management loopholes.
4 Days Ago Apple lost a lot of ground in China in 2016. Apple's iOS lost 8.9% in the last three months ending in February, marking its lowest share since 2014. Aggressive pricing from China's Oppo, Vivo helped propel these vendors to the top vendors in China pushing Apple to forth. Samsung's J series line came on strong in Q1 2017 to put Samsung back on top of the smartphone volume leaders. Today Xiaomi debuted their new Mi 6 with spec that makes Apple's iPhone SE look behind the times.
4 Days Ago It's being reported today that Apple is likely to pay graphics chip designer Imagination Technologies just one third of its current royalty rate as the smartphone giant winds down their supply deal over the next two years
4 Days Ago A new supply chain report states this morning that Apple's chip suppliers will begin to stock solutions for the upcoming iPhone models in the second quarter. Chip demand for Apple's upcoming iPhone series will exceed 50 million sets per quarter during the second half of 2017 and ...
4 Days Ago Yesterday Patently Apple posted a report stating that Apple will release two new iMacs in Q3. Today we learn about Intel's plans for processors that may shed some light on what Apple may use for their new iMacs (and future Mac Pro).
5 Days Ago The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 60 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover Apple's newly granted patent which relates to their invention about surface finishes for electronic enclosures such as Apple's MacBook and aluminum based iDevices using laser etching.
5 Days Ago The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 60 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. This particular report covers granted patent for an inductive charger based on a magnetic dock
5 Days Ago Today the US Patent & Trademark Office granted Apple a patent that covers their first scrollable iDevice invention