Apple’s iPhone needs a shake-up. A new law might help to lose its grip

Apple Inc.’s walled garden around its technology is as synonymous with the iPhone maker as the iPhone itself. It is how Apple lures consumers into buying expensive earphones, watches and speakers that work seamlessly with that rectangular slab in their pockets, and ultimately what locks people in to Apple products.   That has been great … Read more

Elon Musk Says Tesla Can Surpass Combined Value of Apple and Aramco

Apple and Aramco are the world’s top two companies by market capitalization. The combined market cap of Aramco and Apple is six times that of Tesla, at today’s stock price. Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you’re on the go. download the app Elon Musk, … Read more

Tim Cook on Why Apple Avoids the Term ‘Metaverse,’ Unlike Facebook

Apple CEO Tim Cook discussed AR, VR, and more in a new interview with Dutch media outlet Bright. He said Apple avoids using the term “metaverse” because the average person doesn’t know what it is. The tech giant’s approach is a stark contrast to Mark Zuckerberg’s obsession with the metaverse. Something is loading. Apple CEO … Read more

How Apple Became a Trillion-Dollar Company and Lost Its Soul

“After Steve: How Apple Became a Trillion-Dollar Company and Lost Its Soul” is a genuinely engrossing new book. It follows the paths of two men who shaped the post-Steve Jobs period at Apple: Tim Cook and Jony Ive. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. Something is loading. When … Read more

Apple’s Steve Jobs Used Vacations for Big-Picture Brainstorms

An early Apple engineer said Steve Jobs would use his vacation for big-picture brainstorming. Sometimes that would mean Jobs calling employees five or six times a day. Those chats would cover new technologies and what’s next for Apple. Something is loading. Apple co-founder Steve Jobs appears to have also struggled to turn his brain off … Read more

Elon Musk trolls Tim Cook on Twitter over Apple’s $19 cleaning cloth

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has trolled Apple CEO Tim Cook on Twitter over Apple’s new $19 cleaning cloth. In celebration of Apple’s new store in Istanbul, Cook tweeted on Friday: “Introducing Apple Bagdat Caddesi, our beautiful new store in Istanbul. We’re glad to be a part of this vibrant community and we can’t wait to … Read more

Steve Jobs’ most magical feat took a decade to reveal itself

When Steve Jobs resigned as Apple CEO in August 2011, it marked the end of an epic 15-year burst of creative and commercial energy. Jobs’ successor, Tim Cook, was a skilled operator with no evidence of product vision. Even the most bullish Apple fans would not have imagined what’s happened since Cook took over. See … Read more

Samsung leads global smartphone market in Q2 despite decline: Report

Global smartphone market grew 19 per cent (year-over-year) but declined by 7 per cent quarter-over-quarter as 329 million units were shipped led by Samsung, a report said on Thursday. Samsung retained the number one spot with shipments reaching 58 million units in Q2 2021, however, its market share declined to 18 per cent as compared … Read more