Over the past few months, Apple has been signing deals with various banks and retail establishments so they can provide their Apple Pay service to their customers. Today, however, it seems like Apple is ready to hit a new direction with Apple Pay as it has tapped on transportation companies to adapt the payment option.
JD Power conducts a yearly survey on paid music streaming services out there, and in this year’s installment, the marketing firm has named Apple Music as the most dominant. Fresh from reaching 17 million in terms of the number of subscribers in September, Apple’s music streaming offering did really well in JD Power’s study, especially in the areas of performance, reliability, content, and ease of use.
Apple apparently has plans to transform its HealthKit app bundle into something more than just a tracking tool, but into a complete diagnostic tool that collates fitness and health related information that can be used to provide medical advice. According to Bloomberg, the iPhone maker has been busy assembling a team consisting of health care experts over the last few years.
Together with the launch of Apple’s newest iPhone models (the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus), Beats (which is owned by Apple) has unveiled four new headphone offerings -- the Solo3 Wireless (an update to its best selling on-ear model), the Powerbeats3 Wireless (an upgraded version of its sports headphones
For some mobile users, Apple’s latest iPhone models -- the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus -- did not really offer much in terms of new features and functionalities. But upon closer inspection, and it certainly helps to look at the bigger picture, there may be more to this year’s iPhone offerings, especially in relation to our expectations for next year’s models.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is facing a lawsuit filed against it by three news organizations. Indeed, Vice, the Associated Press and Gannett (parent company of USA Today) are all suing the agency because they want to learn how exactly the government was able to successfully hack into a particular iPhone unit used by one of the suspects involved in the San Bernardino shootings that happened in December of last year.
Software wise, this week was a busy one for Apple. Just a few days ago, the tech giant officially started its global roll out of the finished version of iOS 10, the newest iteration of its iOS mobile operating system. Apart from that, the iPhone maker also took the opportunity to release the latest version of its operating system for wearable devices -- watchOS 3.
Yup, recently this week Apple officially launched the final version of iOS 10, the latest iteration of the iPhone maker’s mobile operating system. The company is deploying iOS via over the air updates via the Settings app, and also through a wired update wherein owners of iPhone and iPad devices just plug their handsets into iTunes and download the updated version.