Judge officially sets Apple v Qualcomm trial date as Apple lawyer refutes possibility of settlement

Earlier this week, Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf made headlines when he said his company was “on the doorstep of a resolution” with Apple, implying a settlement was possible. Now, an Apple attorney is refuting that notion, saying the two companies “are going to need a trial.” more… The post Judge officially sets Apple v Qualcomm trial […]

Tim Cook explains what sets HomePod apart from existing smart speakers

As part of his one-day tour of Canada yesterday, Tim Cook offered an interview to the Financial Post following his visit to e-commerce platform Shopify’s headquarters. Cook used the interview as an opportunity to tout Apple’s efforts in augmented realty, as well as talk about the HomePod… more… 9to5Mac

Review: Belkin Thunderbolt 3 Express dock solid choice, but little sets it apart from alternatives

Belkin has refreshed its line of Thunderbolt docks for the MacBook Pro’s Thunderbolt 3, but besides full charging power for the 15-inch MacBook Pro, the new version doesn’t do enough to distinguish it from competitors. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Olloclip unveils three new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus interchangeable lens sets

The new cameras on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are highly impressive on their own, and Olloclip has three new interchangeable lens kits that let you take a variety of different shots not otherwise possible. All three new camera accessories work with both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, and Olloclip has updated […]

App Store Developer Payout Hits $50 Billion, July Sets Record as Biggest Month Ever

Apple CEO Tim Cook today announced on Twitter that a new App Store record was set last month, with July seeing Apple’s highest ever monthly billings for the App Store and the largest amount of money paid out to developers. According to Cook, Apple has now paid out more than $50 billion to developers over […]

Apple Accuses Spotify of ‘Resorting to Rumors and Half-Truths’, Sets Record Straight on App Rejection

Yesterday, Spotify accused Apple of using its App Store approval process as a “weapon to harm competitors” after Apple rejected a Spotify app update, and now Apple has responded to Spotify’s accusations to “set the record straight.” In a letter to Spotify lawyer Horacio Gutierrez that was shared by BuzzFeed, Apple’s legal head Bruce Sewell […]