Apple shareholders have declined a labor-backed proposal calling for transparency regarding the company’s use of artificial intelligence (AI). Continue reading “Tim Cook assures breakthrough in Generative AI; shareholders reject call for transparency in AI use”
Many OEMs use advanced low-temperature polycrystalline oxide (LTPO) OLED panels for their smartphones. Apple currently uses this tech only for Pro models and markets as ProMotion technology, and the standard iPhone and Plus model use low-temperature polycrystalline silicon (LTPS) tech. It looks like Apple will bring this display tech to all iPhone 17 models.
Apple explored the development of new wearable devices, as reported by Mark Gurman on Bloomberg. These potential innovations include a fitness ring, smart glasses, and AirPods integrated with cameras, aiming to enhance Apple’s wearable technology offerings and expand its business ventures. Continue reading “Apple explored Smart Ring, Glasses, and AirPods with cameras: Report”
Apple has updated its battery lifespan expectations for the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro models. Originally, it thought the batteries would last for a certain number of charging cycles, but now it believes they’ll last twice as long. Continue reading “Apple extends battery cycle lifespan for iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro”
The European Union is on the verge of imposing its inaugural antitrust penalty on Apple, accompanied by a prohibition on App Store regulations that hinder competition, as per the Financial Times. Continue reading “Apple could face €500 million penalty from EU over music streaming dispute”
Apple has announced that applications for the Swift Student Challenge 2024 are now available, continuing from last year’s announcement. Continue reading “Apple opens applications for 2024 Swift Student Challenge”
Apple has announced significant updates to iOS, Safari, and the App Store in the European Union (EU) to comply with the Digital Markets Act (DMA). These changes, aimed at improving the user experience, security, and privacy, are detailed below. Continue reading “Apple unveils changes to iOS, Safari, and App Store for EU’s Digital Markets Act”
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected Apple’s appeal regarding “anti-steering” rules stemming from the Epic Games dispute. This upholds the court’s previous order for the removal of restrictions on developers informing users about alternatives to in-app purchases.
Apple is planning a revamp of its iPad lineup in 2024, aiming to simplify choices and boost sales, according to a report by Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. Initially, the iPad lineup had two main models, but over time, more options were added, leading to confusion for consumers. Continue reading “Apple to revamp iPad lineup in 2024 to boost sales: Report”
The iPhone 16 Pro is set to feature Apple’s tetraprism 120 mm camera, driving demand for the technology in 2024, according to an Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. The market’s estimate of Largan’s EPS for 2023/4Q23 is significantly lower than what the analyst, highlights in his report. Continue reading “iPhone 16 Pro to feature 120mm Tetraprism telephoto camera: Report”
Apple’s Swift Student Challenge, an annual competition for students to showcase creativity and coding skills, opens in February 2024. Since 2020, it has united students globally in using Swift, the programming language used by professionals, to create innovative apps. Continue reading “Apple Swift Student Challenge 2024 to begin in February”
Counterpoint Research’s Teardown and BoM Analysis Service reveals that the total bill of materials (BoM) cost for producing an 8GB+256GB iPhone 15 Pro Max is $37.7. This marks an 8% increase compared to the 6GB+256GB iPhone 14 Pro Max launched last year. Continue reading “iPhone 15 Pro Max’s BoM cost is 8% more than 14 Pro Max: Counterpoint”
Apple has decided to postpone the development of next year’s software updates for its iPhone, iPad, Mac, and other devices. This decision was made to address problems in the code and enhance the overall quality of its software, as reported by Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. Continue reading “Apple’s 2024 software updates delayed for quality control: Report”