Disney says it won’t make any future updates to its Disney Infinity 3.0 game for Apple TV

Shortly after Apple released the fourth-gen Apple TV last year, Disney announced a $ 100 Disney Infinity 3.0 bundle based on Star Wars that included a controller and a Disney Infinity figurine stand. The package was designed to encourage people to download and play Disney Infinity 3.0 on their Apple TV, but now it looks […]

Skype launches ‘Bots’ feature & developer platform for iPhone and iPad app

As part of announcements at Microsoft’s Build 2016 conference today, Skype announced a new ‘Bots’ platform that it’s launching today in preview mode for developers and users in the iPhone and iPad apps (as well as Android and Windows, but not on Mac). more… Filed under: Apps Tagged: Bing, bots, build 2016, iPad, iPhone, Microsoft, […]

Apple Event Tidbits: USB 2 Transfer Speeds for 9.7-inch iPad Pro, 256GB Storage Option for 12.9-inch iPad Pro

At today’s “Let Us Loop You In” event, Apple debuted the the 4-inch iPhone SE, the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, and new Apple Watch bands, plus released new software updates for iOS, OS X, tvOS, and watchOS 2.2. We’ve covered all of the main product announcements, but some smaller tidbits of information went largely unnoticed, including […]

Apple Store Goes Down Ahead of Today’s ‘Let Us Loop You In’ Event

Apple’s online storefront has been taken offline this morning, less than six hours prior to the company’s upcoming “Let Us Loop You In” media event at its Cupertino campus, where Tim Cook’s executive team is expected to announce the new 4-inch iPhone SE, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, and Apple Watch updates. Apple’s special event starts at […]

Apple’s 9.7-inch ‘iPad Pro’ to bring flagship glory back to full-size form factor

Apple’s 9.7-inch iPad is languishing. Once the flagship of the iPad fleet, the original full-size form factor has been at best in line with — sometimes behind — the smaller iPad mini and was most recently relegated to second fiddle behind the powerful, more versatile 12.9-inch iPad Pro. That could change on Monday. AppleInsider – […]

New Images Depict Alleged 7.04 Watt-Hour Battery Designed for iPhone 7

We’ve already seen several alleged part leaks for the next-generation iPhone 7, and now Chinese site Digi.tech.qq.com [Google Translate] (via HDBlog.it) has shared images of what is believed to be the battery that will be included in the device. The battery lists a capacity of 7.04 watt-hours, slightly larger in capacity than the equivalent battery […]

Apple hires former Microsoft, Amazon executive to head corporate security

As its battle with the FBI continues, Apple has reportedly hired a former Amazon executive to oversee its corporate digital defenses, according to Reuters. George Stathakopoulos was vice president of information security at Amazon for 6 years and was a general manager at Microsoft for 10 years before joining Amazon. At Apple, Stathakopoulos will report to CFO […]

Apple hires away Amazon exec to head up corporate digital security, report says

Days before Apple is set to meet U.S. prosecutors in court over a contentious encryption fight involving an iPhone linked to last year’s San Bernardino terror attack, a report on Friday claims the company has poached Amazon’s vice president of information security George Stathakopoulos. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple Watch Predicted to Capture 50% Market Share in 2016 on 14 Million Sales

While the Apple Watch captured an impressive 75.5 percent share of the smartwatch market through its launch quarter last year, market research firm IDC predicts that watchOS will gradually cede market share to competing platforms such as Android Wear, Tizen, and Pebble OS over the next four to five years. IDC forecasts that the Apple […]