Apple has updated iTunes U with a bunch of new features, cranking the version number up to 2 and introducing improved discussion features and the ability to create and update courses directly from the iPad app, which previously has been mostly a user-facing client for consuming content. The update, live now in the App Store, [...]
Get ready for a peek at changes for the iPhone and iPad. Apple Monday kicks off its 25th Worldwide Developers Conference, a gathering that offers a glimpse into the near-term future of Apple’s software, in particular the operating systems that run the iPhone and iPad, and Apple computers. While Apple has introduced some hardware at [...]
Ending weeks of rumors, Apple announced Wednesday that it would be buying popular audio products manufacturer Beats Electronics and its fledgling music service business Beats Music for about $3 billion, making it the largest acquisition in the company’s history. Apple will pay roughly $2.6 billion in cash with an additional $400 million in equity that [...]
Steve Jobs was once asked at an Apple shareholder meeting by a shareholder who wanted get some insights into his deepest thinking: “What keeps you awake at night?” Mr. Jobs replied, “Shareholder meetings.” The wisdom of this insight was borne out last week when Mr. Jobs’s successor at Apple, Tim Cook, was asked at the [...]
It looks like Apple won’t be bragging about the early sales of its iPad Air. Apple, which has made it a routine to release first-weekend sales after the past launches of new iPads and iPhones, did not release a statement, which typically comes out at 5:30 a.m. The lack of a press release could mean [...]
By now, millions of people will have already updated their iPhones and iPads to iOS 7, the latest incarnation of Apple’s mobile operating system. It’s also the most radically different one since the launch of the iPhone back in 2007, bringing with it a brand new look and feel and a host of new features.
School might have only been let out recently, but Apple has already offered up some deals to student-shoppers.The company announced that students who buy a Mac through the Apple Online Store for Education will receive a $100 App Store Gift Card. Students who buy an iPad or iPhone will receive a $50 gift card.
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