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Finding content will be easier than ever with the next-generation Apple TV, a new report has revealed, as Apple will include universal search in its revamped set-top box, said to be priced starting at $149. Details on the new Apple TV, expected to be revealed next week, were shared on Wednesday by John Paczkowski of Buzzfeed. According to his sources, the new Apple TV will boast universal search, allowing users to enter the name of a program and find out where they can...
Investment firm Piper Jaffray doesn't expect a mythical "Apple Car" to be on the roads anytime soon, but the firm did advise its clients this week that the rumored project will affect shares of AAPL as investor expectations adjust. Artist's (poor) rendering of an Apple garage. "We believe a car from Apple is further away than some people think (closer to 10 years away than 5 years), but the car theme will impact AAPL's multiple as investors increasingly view the...
Apple is reportedly testing the notion of reverting to G/G (glass-to-glass) touch panels for 2016 iPhone models, out of alleged frustration with obstacles presented by the in-cell technology the company has been using in recent years. Panel suppliers have started sending fully-laminated G/G samples, and glassmakers Corning and Asahi Glass have sent samples of their own, DigiTimes said on Wednesday. Apple is allegedly sticking with the in-cell format for its 2015...
If you plan to purchase an iPhone 6s later this month, now's the time to help fund that upgrade by making plans to trade in your existing iPhone before its value plummets. And for the next 7 days, Gazelle is offering up to $480 cash for old iPhones alongside a guarantee to beat any competitive offer from Apple or its big four US wireless partners. Gazelle, the industry's leading electronics buyback service, helps consumers quickly turn their old iPhones & iPads into...
After months of waiting, Intel on Tuesday officially revealed a bulk of its 6th generation Core processor lineup, with special attention paid to laptops, offering a look at what Apple will likely use in forthcoming MacBook updates. Built on Intel's Skylake microarchitecture using a 14-nanometer fabrication process, the chips announced today promise graphics and raw computing enhancements with unparalleled power efficiency. Intel is revising its dual-core Core M...
A California federal judge presiding over the ongoing Apple v. Samsung legal spat on Tuesday set a March or April 2016 start date for the case's second damages retrial, an action that could see Samsung pay out some of the $548 million it owes for infringing on Apple's patents. In her case management order, U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh said she is moving forward with retrial proceedings after receiving an official mandate from the Court of Appeals for the Federal...
In announcing Android Wear for iOS on Monday, Google noted users can track steps, calories and other biometric readings in-app, but failed to confirm HealthKit compatibility. It has since been learned that Google chose not to integrate with Apple's platform, instead opting for its own Google Fit service. Representatives from Apple and Google told BuzzFeed News that Android Wear does not offer access to the HealthKit framework, meaning wearables running the operating...
Job-based social network LinkedIn began rolling out a redesigned messaging service on Tuesday, incorporating the look and features of popular chat apps like Facebook Messenger. Instagram, meanwhile, made several upgrades to its Direct messaging and sharing functions. People with access to LinkedIn's messaging redesign will see a streamlined interface, with options for talking to individuals or groups. Previously LinkedIn relied on an email-style interface more suited...
In recent weeks Apple has continued to hire more people likely working on Project Titan, its secretive automotive effort, profiles discovered on LinkedIn suggest. One recruit was Hal Ockerse, now with an unspecified software engineering team, MacRumors noted. Previously Ockerse was with Tesla, where he worked on hardware architecture and advanced driver assistance system components such as camera, LiDAR, and engine control units. He also worked on similar technology...
Coming on the heels of rumors pointing to Apple's interest in creating original content, which included a bid for the cast of hit BBC show Top Gear, a report on Tuesday claims the company was in discussions to bring former ESPN star Bill Simmons on board. Source: ESPN According to Re/code, Apple SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue was in talks with Simmons this summer to forge an exclusive podcast deal. Nothing came of the negotiations, however, which sources...
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