Tag Archives: Apple

Apple Pay Japan Debut Hit by Problems as Rail Commuters Struggle

Apple Inc.’s entry into Japanese digital payments is off to a rough start as system trouble prevents commuters from charging their passes. East Japan Railway Co. said users are experiencing difficulties connecting to the Mobile Suica contactless payment system, after the rail operator servicing Tokyo metropolitan area began accepting Apple Pay on Tuesday. The trouble started shortly after 9am in Tokyo, ... Read More »

Apple Sues Accessory Makers for Selling Fake Products on Amazon, Groupon

Claiming that genuine Apple accessories like Lightning-to-USB cables and USB power adapters sold on Amazon and Groupon are 90 percent fake, the Cupertino-based tech giant has filed a lawsuit against US-based Mobile Star LLC, accusing it of selling counterfeit accessories online. “Almost nine out of 10 Apple-branded products the iPhone maker bought on Amazon were fakes,” according to the trademark ... Read More »

Apple Supplier Laird’s Stock Nosedives on ‘Brutal’ Price Competition

Laird Plc dropped the most on record in London trading after the supplier to Apple pared its outlook, citing “brutal” price competition from Asian parts providers and sluggish demand from the mobile industry. Laird tumbled as much as 50 percent and was down 49 percent at 149.8 pence, at 9:15 in London. “The acceleration of production for mobile devices has ... Read More »

Watch an Angry Customer Smash iPhones and MacBook at an Apple Store

The local media in France has reported a bizarre incident of a young man destroying Apple products inside an Apple Store in Dijon, France. The YouTube video uploaded by a patron present inside the store at the time, starts with the man calmly putting the iPhones on display flat on the table, before hitting them hard with what appears to ... Read More »

Apple Said to Be in Talks With Sharp to Supply Oled Screens for New iPhones

Apple is in negotiations with Sharp to secure organic LED displays for the iPhone maker’s next-generation of devices, a person familiar with the matter said. Any Oled supply agreement would depend on the Osaka-based company’s output capacity, said the person, who asked not to be identified because talks aren’t public. The discussions stem from Apple’s desire to increase the number ... Read More »

Apple Teams With Deloitte to Push Deeper Into Work

Apple on Wednesday announced an alliance with professional services group Deloitte to get more businesses using iPhones and iPads as workplace tools. Deloitte is creating an Apple practice with more than 5,000 strategic advisors devoted to helping businesses adopt new work styles using the California technology giant’s mobile devices and software, the companies said in a joint release. “iPhone and ... Read More »

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Users Complain of Lightning EarPods Issue; Apple Promises Fix

After reports of a bug that causes a loss in cellular service after disabling Airplane Mode on the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, some more glitches have reportedly been found on Apple’s latest offerings. This time the glitch pertains to the Lightning port, which appears to disable in-line controls on the connected headset after a period of no ... Read More »

The Apple Store Line Is Dying as iPhone Fans Order More Online

The frayed scrap of paper taped to the sidewalk outside Apple’s flagship store in San Francisco’s Union Square had a simple message: $5 for photographs. The sight of Apple fans clamoring to get the latest phone was replaced Friday by people looking to make a few bucks from their lead spot in the line. For the first time, being first ... Read More »

Apple, Samsung Struggle in Face of Chinese Competition

The global launch of the iPhone 7 on Friday is crucial to Apple’s fortunes in China, but both it and its biggest rival Samsung, hit by a recall over exploding batteries, are struggling in the face of upstart local competitors. The US and South Korean firms were relegated to fourth and fifth place respectively in the Asian giant’s smartphone market ... Read More »

iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE T-Mobile Users Face Network Issue on iOS 10; Apple Issues Fix

iOS 10 was released a few days ago for eligible iOS devices. Initial adopters faced bricking issues, but Apple quickly resolved it, and asked affected users to restore their devices via iTunes. Now, T-Mobile subscribers, specifically with iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and iPhone SE units, are reporting lack of connectivity issues after switching to iOS 10. However, the telecom ... Read More »