Smartphones have become a massively popular tool in the past few years. This popularity has also resulted in a huge surge in phone thefts. Apple, Google and Microsoft have now signed an anti-phone-theft pledge to tackle this problem.
For long, Apple has stayed away from the larger smartphones frenzy, sticking to its guns and smaller display sizes. This may be changing as a couple of slides from Apple reveal that company knows larger smartphones are the demand of the day.
Apple is typically known as a company that isn’t driven by the market and rather, goes by its own decisions. However, an internal email from Apple now reveals that its employees are concerned about the increasingly tough competition.
Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is the big annual event of Apple. Last year, WWDC 2013 started on June 10. And lately, Apple has declared that its WWDC 2014 will start on June 2 at San Francisco’s Moscone West.
It would appear that Apple is finally ready to break its 4-inch-display barrier and go for larger sizes. Rumors have it that the company is readying two new iPhone models, packing 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch display sizes.
Lawsuits aimed at digital copyright infringements are mostly a result of an exaggerated sense of entitlement. That seems precisely the case with a musician seeking $5.2 billion in damages from Apple, Amazon and CDBaby.
Microsoft recently admitted that it had read the emails on the Hotmail account of a journalist. The company also claimed that it has a right to do so. It appears that others like Yahoo, Google and Apple also reserve a similar right.
Apple unveiled 4th-generation iPad back in October 2012. However, later when Apple launched iPad Air, iPad 4 was discontinued. Reports have it that now iPad 4 is about to make a return as Apple poises it for iPad 2’s replacement.
It would appear that selfie is on its way to formal recognition. Apple has now rolled out a special selfie section on its App Store. This section features a plethora of apps which can be used to take selfies.
Apple has quietly implemented a major change in its iPhone return policy. Until recently, the company allowed customers to return an iPhone within 30 days but now this has been trimmed down to 14 days.
Apple launched iAds back in 2010, as an attempt to better monetize the ads served on iOS devices. Now, the company is apparently trying to rekindle the platform by planning to offer full-screen video iAds on iPhone and iPad.
Apple is significantly expanding its employment footprint oversea. The company has been aggressively hiring hundreds of new employees in China and Taiwan, bringing together two new Apple teams at both locations.
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