How Apple Pay Makes Life Better for Non-Users
By Mike Elgan | Article Published October 20, 2014
Apple Pay is good. It's good for iPhone users and it's good for Apple. And guess what? It's even good for non-users.
Tags: Android, ecommerce, Apple Pay, iPad, Apple, iPhone
A Record 300 Million Smartphones Shipped in Q2: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published August 15, 2014
Android's growing popularity helps the industry post huge gains in smartphone shipments.
Tags: iPhone, smartphone, Android
Android Gaining Ground in the Enterprise Mobile Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published August 12, 2014
Android device activations and enterprise app adoption are both up, but Apple's iOS still leads in the workplace.
Tags: iPhone, tablet, BYOD, Android
Apple Gets Serious About MDM
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published February 27, 2014
The maker of iPhones and iPads touts its new device management options for businesses ahead of a new iOS 7 update.
Tags: iPhone, iPad, mobile device management, Mobile Device Vendors, Apple, iOS 7, MDM
Has Apple's Innovation Engine Run Out of Steam?
By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes | Article Published January 29, 2014
Can Apple replicate its success with the iPod, iPhone and iPad in yet another device category?
Tags: iPhone, iPad, smartwatch, Apple, iMac
iOS 7 Makes Some Users Sick
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published September 27, 2013
The new interface features a lot of zooming, which can cause motion sickness.
Tags: Zoom, iPhone, iOS 7, Apple, iPad
MDM Firms Prep Enterprises for iOS 7
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published September 20, 2013
Mobile device management firms, including Good Technology and MobileIron, announce support as new iPhones hits the scene.
Tags: MDM, IOS, Apple, iPhone, smartphone
How Microsoft Can Rise Again (Like Apple and Google Did)
By Mike Elgan | Article Published September 18, 2013
All Microsoft needs to do to own the future is to stop being Microsoft.
Tags: iPhone, Google, Microsoft, Moto X, Apple
Apple Changes the World Again. No, Really!
By Mike Elgan | Article Published September 11, 2013
The new iPhone’s Touch ID system represents a monumental shift in how we use phones and what we'll use them for.
Tags: Apple, Security Software, touch-enabled, iPhone
Why the 'C' in iPhone 5C Stands for 'China'
By Mike Elgan | Article Published September 04, 2013
And the “S” in iPhone 5S stands for “Sino.” Here’s how Apple is changing your iPhone to fix its broken China strategy.
Tags: Samsung, Apple, Mobile Device Vendors, iPhone
Apple iOS 7 Ushers in Mobile Biometrics: Report
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published July 31, 2013
A new front in MDM? A new iOS 7 beta suggests that Apple is taking iPhone security very seriously.
Tags: iPhone, Apple, mobile security
Apple Named 'Brand of the Year' Again
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 26, 2013
It dominated the computer, smartphone and tablet categories.
Tags: Computer, Apple, Harris Interactive, survey, tablet, smartphone, iPad, brand, iPhone
iPhone Sales Brighten Apple's Q3 Earnings
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published July 24, 2013
The company's enduring smartphone buoys its bottom line as iPad revenues take a hit.
Tags: smartphone, iPhone, Apple
Report: Apple Testing Larger iPhone, iPad Displays
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 22, 2013
Experimenting with larger screen sizes doesn't necessarily mean the company will actually release smartphones and tablets with bigger displays.
Tags: smartphone, screen, iPhone, Apple, display, tablet, iPad
Microsoft Outlook App Arrives for Apple iOS
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published July 17, 2013
Microsoft's signature email and calendar app is finally available on the iPad and iPhone, but with a catch.
Tags: Microsoft, Apple, iPad, iPhone, Outlook
Samsung to Continue Making iPhone Chips
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 16, 2013
The two mobile giants are working together even as they battle in court.
Tags: Apple, chips, patent lawsuit, Samsung, iPhone
Apple to Investigate Alleged iPhone Electrocution
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 15, 2013
A Chinese woman's family says she died from electrocution because she used her iPhone while it was charging.
Tags: iPhone, Apple, smartphone, China
Report: Verizon May Owe Apple Billions on Unsold iPhones
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 12, 2013
An analyst estimates the carrier may have to pay $14 billion to the iPhone maker.
Tags: iPhone, smartphone, Verizon, sales, Apple
Boston University Sues Apple for Patent Infringement
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 05, 2013
The university is asking for a ban on sales of the iPhone 5, iPad and MacBook Air.
Tags: iPad, Apple, MacBook Air, patent infringement, iPhone, smartphone, lawsuit
Court Rules Apple Can't Add Samsung Galaxy S4 to Patent Lawsuit
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 27, 2013
Apple will likely file a new lawsuit as a result.
Tags: iPhone, Samsung Galaxy S 4, Apple, patent lawsuit
iOS 7 Beta Adds iPad Support, Male Siri Voice
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 25, 2013
The second beta release also adds some interface changes.
Tags: Apple, iOS 7, iPhone, Siri, iPad, beta
Rumor: Apple Working on Cheaper iPhone, Phablets
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 13, 2013
Sources say the company is designing models with 4.7- and 5.7-inch screens.
Tags: Apple, iPhone, phablet, tablet, Samsung, smartphone
ITC Bans Import of Older iPhones, iPads
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 05, 2013
Samsung won an unexpected victory in its ongoing patent battle with Apple.
Tags: Samsung, Apple, iPhone, iPad, patent infringement, ITC
Apple's Lead in Customer Satisfaction Ratings Narrows
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 21, 2013
Microsoft and ISPs also got bad news from the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
Tags: Motorola, Samsung, Nokia, ISP, Customer satisfaction, Microsoft, iPhone, Apple
Report: Foxconn Workers Are Still Working Too Much
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 17, 2013
The Apple supplier has addressed 98 percent of the issues related to poor working conditions.
Tags: suppliers, iPhone, iPad, China, Apple, Foxconn
Foxconn's Hon Hai Misses Profit Expectations
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 15, 2013
Apple has been signing contracts with a new supplier, which is bad news for Foxconn.
Tags: profits, earnings, iPad, iPhone, Apple, Foxconn, Taiwan, suppliers
How to Understand the Rise of Google
By Mike Elgan | Article Published May 15, 2013
Google I/O starts today. Here’s why Google’s developer conference is technology’s Main Event.
Tags: Google, Android, Google Now, products and services, Google Play, google+, Apple, Siri, app store, Gmail, iPad, iPhone
App Store Approaching 50 Billion Downloads
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 03, 2013
One lucky Apple customer will get a $10,000 iTunes gift card.
Tags: iPad, iTunes, Apple, app store, iPhone, download
Jony Ive's Redesign May Delay iOS 7
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 01, 2013
The new interface is said to be 'flatter,' more like Windows Phone.
Tags: iPhone, iOS 7, iPad, Apple, design
Provident Security Tosses iPhone for BlackBerry: The Critical Speed Advantage
By Rob Enderle | Article Published April 30, 2013
In certain industries, BlackBerry's messaging speed make it the obvious choice for employee devices.
Tags: iPhone, Android, mobile platform, BlackBerry 10, messaging server, text messaging, smartphone
Despite Strong Sales, Apple Profit Declines
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 24, 2013
Tim Cook hinted that the company would not release any new products until the fall.
Tags: iPad, earnings, tim cook, Apple, quarterly financials, iPhone, Mac
Report: Foxconn Hiring More Workers to Begin Production on Next iPhone
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 15, 2013
Sources say the Apple supplier has been hiring 10,000 new workers a week.
Tags: Apple, Foxconn, iPhone
Apple Settles iPhone Warranty Case for $53 Million
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 12, 2013
The settlement will end a lawsuit brought by device owners with water damage.
Tags: ipod touch, warranty, Apple, class action, settlement, iPhone, lawsuit
Report: Apple and Yahoo in Secret Partnership Talks
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 10, 2013
If they reach a deal, it could place more strain on Apple's relationship with Google.
Tags: content, Yahoo, Apple, Siri, iPad, iPhone
Report: New iPhone Production to Start This Quarter
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 03, 2013
The iPhone 5S could begin shipping this summer.
Tags: Apple, smartphone, cell phone, iPhone
Apple Exec: Steve Jobs Oversaw Design of Next iPhone
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 02, 2013
Apple's Michael Foulkes said the company had designed the next two iterations of the iPhone before Jobs' death.
Tags: steve jobs, Apple, iPhone
Why the Mobile Phone 'Subsidy' is a Myth
By Mike Elgan | Article Published March 27, 2013
There are no "subsidies." What carriers like AT&T, Sprint and Verizon call a "subsidy" is actually a very high-interest loan.
Tags: mobile phone, T-Mobile, mobile apps, Android, iPhone
Foxconn's Hon Hai Posts Record Profits
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 26, 2013
The Apple supplier saw income jump 16 percent for the fiscal year.
Tags: Apple, quarterly financials, Foxconn, suppliers, iPhone, iPad
EU Investigating Apple Over iPhone Contracts
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 22, 2013
Regulators are looking into complaints from network operators who allege anticompetitive behavior.
Tags: anticompetitive, EU, European Commission, antitrust, Apple, iPhone
iPhone Tops Customer Satisfaction Rankings Again
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 21, 2013
For the ninth year in a row, Apple's iPhone got the best score in the J.D. Power and Associates rankings.
Tags: iPhone, smartphone, Apple, Customer satisfaction, J.D. Power and Associates
BlackBerry CEO Calls iOS Outdated
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 18, 2013
Thorsten Heins says the new BlackBerry phones are better than iPhones because they can multi-task.
Tags: iPhone, BlackBerry 10, smartphone, RIM, IOS, Apple
Demand Softening for iPad, iPhone, Says Analyst
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 06, 2013
Meanwhile, rumors suggest Apple may release a new iPad and an iPhone 5S soon.
Tags: Apple, smartphone, iPad, tablet, iPhone
How Smartphones Conquered the Tech World
By Mike Elgan | Article Published February 27, 2013
Smartphones have been central to technology for years. But now, everything must have explicit support for mobile phones.
Tags: smartphone, Mobile World Congress (MWC), Lenovo, Samsung, iPhone
Microsoft's $2.5 Billion Mistake
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 15, 2013
An analyst says the firm could bring in billions if it released a version of Office for iOS.
Tags: iPhone, Apple, Microsoft, Office, iPad, IOS
Apple Loses iPhone Trademark Rights in Brazil
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 14, 2013
Apple is appealing the ruling.
Tags: Brazil, trademark, iPhone, Apple, smartphone
Why the Apple iWatch Needs Curved Glass
By Mike Elgan | Article Published February 13, 2013
Here's what I believe the coming Apple iWatch will look like -- and how it will work.
Tags: mobile, Apple, iPod, iPhone, iwatch
Apple Overtakes Samsung as Top U.S. Phone Maker
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 01, 2013
More than a third of phones shipped in the U.S. in the fourth quarter were iPhones.
Tags: iPhone, Samsung, Strategy Analytics, market share, Apple, mobile phone
IDC: Smartphone Shipments Jumped 10% in 2012
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published January 25, 2013
Samsung and Apple lead the smartphone race in 2012, but some late challengers pose a competitive threat.
Tags: mobile, iPhone, Apple, Samsung, smartphone
Apple Reports Record iPad, iPhone Sales; Stock Drops
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 24, 2013
The company's quarterly earnings report failed to meet analyst expectations.
Tags: quarterly financials, stock, earnings, iPad, Apple, iPhone
Apple's iPhone Beats Android in the U.S.
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 22, 2013
However, Android smartphones dominated in most markets, except the U.S. and Japan.
Tags: Android, Windows Phone, U.S., Apple, Japan, RIM, smartphone, iPhone
Facebook Rolls Out Free WiFi Calling for iPhones
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 17, 2013
The latest update to the iOS Facebook Messenger app adds VoIP features.
Tags: Facebook, iPhone, messenger, voice, Calling, WiFi, IOS, chat, VoIP
Apple Stock Falls After Report of Weak iPhone Demand
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 14, 2013
Sources say the company has reduced orders for iPhone parts.
Tags: iPhone, stock, Apple
Report: Apple to Offer a Cheaper iPhone
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 09, 2013
The smartphone could come with a less-expensive plastic case.
Tags: smartphone, Apple, iPhone
AT&T Reports 10M Smartphone Sales in Q4
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 08, 2013
The company said the sales total broke all previous records.
Tags: Android, wireless, mobile, iPhone, quarterly financials, smartphone, AT&T
Half of All U.S. Smartphone Sales Are iPhones
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 26, 2012
A new report says Apple has achieved its highest ever smartphone market share in the U.S.
Tags: Android, iPhone, smartphone, Apple, Samsung, RIM, Windows Phone
The Apple TV Rumors Are Wrong
By Mike Elgan | Article Published December 12, 2012
You've heard the rumor and speculation. Here's why they're way off.
Tags: iPhone, iPad, Apple, Apple TV, apps
Amazon and Apple: Think Of the Children!
By Mike Elgan | Article Published December 05, 2012
Why Jeff Bezos and Tim Cook are the Ronald McDonalds of tech.
Tags: Amazon, Apple, iPad, iPhone
NTSB to Switch from BlackBerry to the iPhone
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 21, 2012
The agency cites unreliability as the reason for the change.
Tags: iPhone, smartphone, BlackBerry 10, government, Apple, RIM
World's Most Popular Smartphone: Samsung Galaxy S3
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 08, 2012
During the third quarter, more people bought the Android-based Samsung phone than bought Apple's iPhone.
Tags: Android, iPhone, Galaxy S III, Samsung, Apple, smartphone
Report: Apple May Stop Using Intel Chips in Macs
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 06, 2012
The chips Apple uses in iPads and iPhones could be powerful enough to run a desktop or laptop.
Tags: chip, IOS, iPad, OS X, Mac, Apple, ARM, processor, iPhone, Intel
Apple Offers $1 Per iPhone to Settle Motorola Patent Case
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 01, 2012
A trial is scheduled to begin in Wisconsin next week.
Tags: lawsuit, iPhone, Google, wireless, Motorola Mobility, Apple, standards, patent infringement
Google iOS Voice Search App Competes with Siri
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 31, 2012
The newly enhanced app will give audio answers to spoken questions.
Tags: Google, Voice Search, Apple, IOS, Siri, free app, iPad, iPhone
Why Apple Products Will Now Stop Failing
By Mike Elgan | Article Published October 31, 2012
Apple CEO Tim Cook cleaned house this week, and transformed the company in the process.
Tags: Apple, iPad, software, iPhone
IDC: Smartphone Shipments Rise 45%
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published October 26, 2012
RIM stumbles as Samsung helps propel the blistering smartphone market to still greater heights.
Tags: Apple, RIM, Samsung, iPhone, smartphone
Apple Quarterly Income Misses Expectations
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 26, 2012
Sales of iPhones were up, but sales of iPads were down.
Tags: Apple, earnings, iPad, iPhone, quarterly financials
Setbacks for Apple in Continuing Court Battle with Samsung
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 18, 2012
Apple lost its appeal in the U.K., and it will likely have to reveal its iPhone profit margins.
Tags: Apple, patent infringement, Samsung, iPhone, patent lawsuit
iPhone Supplier Admits to Hiring Underage Workers
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 16, 2012
Interns as young as 14 were working at a Foxconn factory in China.
Tags: iPhone, Foxconn, China, Apple
Apple Posts Fix for Bug that Caused High Data Charges
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 01, 2012
A problem with the Verizon version of the iPhone 5 caused it to access cellular networks even when connected to Wi-Fi.
Tags: iPhone, Verizon, Apple, fix, data plan
iOS 6 and BYOD: MDM Providers Ready for iPhone 5
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published September 21, 2012
What iPhone 5? Mobile device management specialists roll out new software and services in preparation for a flood of new iDevices.
Tags: iPhone 5, iPhone, MDM, IOS 6
Study: Broken iPhones Cost Americans About $6B in Repairs
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 19, 2012
iPhone owners are ten times more likely to damage their phones than to lose them or become a victim of theft.
Tags: study, repair, iPhone
Twitter Revamps Mobile Apps for iPad, iPhone, and Android
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 18, 2012
The micro-blogging service gets a new look.
Tags: Android, iPad, Twitter, iPhone, mobile app
Apple's iPhone 5 Sports Smaller Connecter, Bigger Screen
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published September 13, 2012
Looks familiar... While hardly a surprise in the looks department, Apple officially unveils iPhone 5 with a larger screen, faster processor and 4G LTE support.
Tags: iPhone, Apple, iPhone 5
iPhone Is Tops for IT Pros, But Samsung Gaining
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 12, 2012
A survey finds that 35 percent of IT pros carry iPhones.
Tags: Samsung, IT pros, Apple, survey, smartphone, iPhone
Apple Wins Big in Patent Case
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 27, 2012
Samsung will have to pay $1.05 Billion (or more) for infringing on six Apple patents.
Tags: iPhone, iPad, Apple, patent lawsuit, infringement, Samsung
Rivals Rush to Announce Products Before Apple's New iPhone
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 24, 2012
Amazon, Samsung, Microsoft, Nokia, Google and Motorola are all announcing new mobile devices at the beginning of September.
Tags: Amazon, Google, Microsoft, iPhone, iPad, Apple, Nokia, Samsung, Motorola, tablets, smartphones