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U.S. wireless provider and iPhone carrier T-Mobile this week announced it has reached an agreement with the Federal Communications Commission, in which it will be more upfront and honest with customers about its bandwidth speed. T-Mobile CEO John Legere T-Mobile has pledged to provide "accurate information" to customers about the speed of their Internet connection, even when their performance is throttled according with their data plan. The changes came from pressure by...
Shares of Apple reached another major financial milestone on Tuesday, crossing the $700 billion market capitalization threshold just after trading began on Wall Street. With shares of AAPL trading at an all-time high, Apple is more valuable than it has ever been in the eyes of investors. Prior to this month's gains, Apple's previous record market cap was $658 billion reached in September of 2012. As of Tuesday morning trading, Apple's stock price was already...
Though Black Friday remains 3 days away, multiple Apple Authorized Resellers on Monday began releasing aggressive door busters on current, 2014 MacBooks and iMacs, all of which can be paired with exclusive deals for AI readers offering free accessories, discounted or free AppleCare and significant tax-savings. Dozens of early Black Friday deals and discounts are already present on our Apple Deal Tracker and Apple Price Guides, respectively. Among the highlights...
Following Sony's surprise exit from Academy Award-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin's film about Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, Universal Studios has reportedly picked up the project with actor Michael Fassbender tapped to take on the lead role. As rumored last week when Sony dropped backing for the project, Universal has taken the reins of the film based on Walter Isaacson's biography "Steve Jobs," reports Variety. A subsequent report from The Hollywood Reporter claims...
Apple on Monday released a pair of commercials starring iPhone 6 spokesmen Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake, one covering iOS and OS X Continuity features and another highlighting the handsets' gaming capabilities. Like Apple's first iPhone 6 and 6 Plus ads, the two 30-second spots published to Apple's YouTube channel today feature voice acting from "The Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon and pop superstar Justin Timberlake. The first and perhaps more interesting...
A growing number of iPhone 6 owners are complaining that their recently-purchased handsets are exhibiting slight surface scratching not seen with previous models, with some alleging flaws in material and design. Surface scratches seen on iPhone 6. Multiple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users have taken to Apple's Support Communities forum to report issues with the handset's display cover glass, which they claim is more prone to scratching than previous iPhone models. The...
Shares of Apple stock reached a new all-time high on Monday, rising to $118.63 at the closing bell with a record market capitalization of nearly $700 billion. Source: Bloomberg Apple opened the day at $116.85, slightly above last Friday's close of $116.47, and ended at $118.64. The record-breaking performance represents a 1.85 percent jump from previous close, no mean feat for a stock that recently completed a seven-to-one split. Calculated as pre-split pricing, AAPL...
Apple's work-in-progress iCloud Photo Library still hasn't fully realized the original concept, code-named "Hyperion," that was pushed years ago by late company co-founder Steve Jobs, according to a new report. Jobs was said to be particularly fond of the Hyperion photo syncing project, according to a new report from Jessica E. Lessin of The Information. But even the new iCloud Photo Library, which missed its deadline and remains in beta, is not yet what Jobs and...
Discovery Channel's Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage walked through some of the advances made by manufacturer Corning in the latest version of its popular Gorilla Glass line used in Apple's iPhone. The "MythBusters" duo begins by demonstrating the difference between the display covers found on devices in 2008 and those today, scratching an older model before shattering it with a simulated 1-meter drop. A newer phone, which appears to be a Moto X, survives the same tests...
Shoppers that purchase some of Apple's most popular products on Friday will also receive a Product (RED) gift card that can be used on the U.S. iTunes Store, Mac App Store, App Store, or iBooks Store. Purchasing any of Apple's iPhone lineup --?including the iPhone 5c, 5s, 6, and 6 Plus --?will net a $50 gift card, though they are limited to two gift cards per household. iPad buyers will receive the same with the same restriction, while consumers bringing home an iPod...
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