Apple is failing spectacularly in one of the world’s biggest smartphone markets

Apple is failing spectacularly in one of the world’s biggest smartphone markets

Apple is struggling to sell expensive iPhones in India. Adnan Abidi/Reuters Apple is struggling to sell the iPhone in India, the world’s third-biggest smartphone market, and has reportedly lost several important sales executives in the country. According to Bloomberg, Apple’s national sales and distribution chief, the head of its commercial channels and mid-market business, and…

Apple is finally doing something about the notorious MacBook Pro keyboard that everybody has been complaining about

Apple is finally doing something about the notorious MacBook Pro keyboard that everybody has been complaining about

After years of complaints from unhappy customers, Apple is finally taking action on the notorious keyboard in the MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops. In a statement provided to Apple blog 9to5Mac, an Apple spokesperson said: „Today we launched a keyboard service program for our customers that covers a small percentage of keyboards in certain MacBook…

Apple signs multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey as the streaming wars heat up

Apple signs multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey as the streaming wars heat up

Oprah Winfrey. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Apple just landed a formidable partner. The company announced Friday that Oprah Winfrey has landed a „unique, multi-year content partnership” to „create original programs that embrace her incomparable ability to connect with audiences around the world.” Apple said in its announcement that the content will be released as part of a…

Apple gives Siri new powers over apps

Apple gives Siri new powers over apps

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: Apple is targeting Facebook’s toolsApple will attempt to frustrate tools used by Facebook to automatically track web users, within the next version of its iOS and Mac operating systems. „We’re shutting that down,” declared Apple’s software chief Craig Federighi, at the firm’s developers conference. He added…

Apple wins $539m in patent case

Apple wins $539m in patent case

Image copyright Getty Images A US court has ordered South Korea’s Samsung Electronics pay $539m (£403m) in damages for copying features of Apple’s original iPhone. The jury’s decision is the latest step in a long-running legal battle between the world’s top smartphone makers. It began in 2011 when Apple argued Samsung had infringed on some…

Apple pulling a $1 billion data centre is ‚a major black mark’ against Ireland

Apple pulling a $1 billion data centre is ‚a major black mark’ against Ireland

An artist’s rendition of the proposed Apple data centre in Athenry, Ireland. Apple Apple’s cancellation of a $1 billion data centre in Ireland is a „major black mark” against the country, and a huge disappointment for locals hoping for a boost to the economy, according to a longtime campaigner who pushed for the development. On…

15 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made

15 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made

Every iPhone comes with a slew of Apple’s own first-party apps. Thankfully, though, the App Store is overflowing with alternative apps, many of which are better than Apple’s. Whether you’re looking to organize your photos, get work done, or get around town, we’ve scoured the App Store for the best apps that are better than…

Apple pops after beating Wall Street expectations — and it plans to buy back $100 billion in stock

Apple pops after beating Wall Street expectations — and it plans to buy back $100 billion in stock

Apple reported strong iPhone sales in the first three months of the year, throwing cold water on the most feverish fears gripping some investors, concerned that the tech company’s key business line was running out of steam. Shares of Apple were up roughly 3% in after hours trading on Tuesday after the company reported fiscal…

Apple will start paying $16 billion in back taxes to Ireland

Apple will start paying $16 billion in back taxes to Ireland

It’s time for Apple to pay the tax man. Apple has to pay €13 billion, or about $16 billion, as part of a record-breaking back tax judgment from August 2016. Basically, the European Commission, led by Margrethe Vestager, said that Apple had received special treatment from Ireland that ended up cutting its tax bill by…