Apple Inc. has applied for a trademark in Japan for “iWatch,” as rumors suggest it may be developing a smart wristwatch.
The San Francisco Police Department is hailing a decision by Apple to add a new feature making it harder to reactivate a stolen iPhone.
The competition between Apple and Samsung now extends to the military as both companies await approval for use of their mobile devices by the Pentagon, which has relied almost exclusively on the Blackberry.
A federal judge has rejected Apple’s demand to increase the $1.05 billion in damages a jury ordered Samsung to pay its fiercest rival in the smartphone market.
Apple Inc. said Tuesday that the new, full-size model comes with 128 gigabytes of memory, up from 64 gigabytes. Nothing else has changed, so it will remain a fourth-generation iPad, which went on sale in November. The memory increase does not apply to the iPad Mini, which also went on sale in November.
Apple has released a software update for iPhones and iPads that speeds up data downloads on some major overseas telecom networks and a handful of small U.S. carriers.
The world’s most popular online mapping system returned late Wednesday with the release of the Google Maps’ iPhone app.
More than two months after Apple’s CEO apologized for errors in its Maps service, Australian police say the app is “potentially life threatening” because of the bad directions it has given to the southern city of Mildura.
Verizon Wireless will shut down its app store come January. This should come as no surprise as Apple and Google have dominated smartphone app sales.
Apple Inc. shook up its executive ranks Monday, saying the head of its store operations is leaving after just six months on the job and the long-serving head of its iPhone software development operations is exiting next year.