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APPLE iPhone 6 Plus vs SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 4

Apple known for it’s technological innovation and Samsung for being ambitious performer, have given each other a fair amount of competition with their star performing devices, that are Apple iPhone 6 Plus and Samsung Galaxy Note 4. The battle began with both the companies launching their products with much hype. It was for the first time that Apple which usually ... Read More »

Apple Reportedly Exploring Making Its Own Movies and TV Shows

iPhone-maker Apple is looking to move into the original programming business to compete with video streaming companies such as Netflix, Variety reported on Monday. Apple, which aims to begin offering the service next year, has held preliminary talks with executives from Hollywood in recent weeks to gauge their interest in spearheading efforts to produce entertainment content, Variety reported, citing sources. ... Read More »

Apple, Cisco Partner to Boost iPad, iPhone Use In Enterprise

Apple and computer network titan Cisco on Monday announced a partnership aimed at putting more iPhones and iPads to work at businesses. The companies said in a joint release that they will optimize Cisco networks to provide a “fast lane” for devices and applications running on Apple’s iOS mobile operating system. “Nearly every Fortune 500 and Global 500 company today ... Read More »

Google Tells Developers How to Fight Back Against Apple’s War on Ads

The release of iOS 9 is around the corner and some of the biggest changes in Apple’s new mobile OS involve enhancing users’ security and privacy. One such feature is called App Transport Security (ATS), which aims to secure all communication between an app and any Web-based services it interacts with. Apple says App Transport Security “is a feature that ... Read More »

US Pentagon Teams Up With Apple, Boeing to Develop Wearable Tech

US Defence Secretary Ash Carter awarded $75 million (roughly Rs. 496 crores) on Friday to help a consortium of high-tech firms and researchers develop electronic systems packed with sensors flexible enough to be worn by soldiers or moulded onto the skin of a plane. Carter said funding for the Obama administration’s newest manufacturing institute would go to the FlexTech Alliance, ... Read More »

After Taylor Swift’s Criticism, Apple to Pay Royalties in Trial Period

When Taylor Swift speaks, even the most powerful company in the world listens.Less than 24 hours after Swift complained publicly that Apple was not planning to pay royalties during a three-month trial period of its new streaming music service, the company changed course, and confirmed that it will pay its full royalty rates for music during the free trial. “When ... Read More »

Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Mozilla Partner to Build Faster Web Browsers

Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Mozilla have partnered to develop a new binary format code called WebAssembly (wasm) that is aimed at increasing the speed and efficiency with which browsers compile, parse, and render Web applications and webpages as compared to text-based JavaScript and asm.js. Engineers from the companies have formed the informal W3C community group, WebAssembly CG, to further development. ... Read More »

The 3 Best Stocks to Invest in Hardware

Apple, Hewlett-Packard, and Best Buy offer investors ways to profit from digital gadgets. Hardware is a large and diverse category, encompassing many different things, including PCs, tablets, smartphones, and smart gadgets of all kinds. There are quite a few different ways for investors to play hardware. Below are three stocks that offer exposure to the actual physical side of the ... Read More »

Apple Mining Big Profits From Watch and Spare Bands: Report

Nearly 20 percent of Apple Watch buyers are not only shelling out hundreds of dollars for the timepiece but are springing for a spare band too, giving the tech giant a profitable second dip into customers’ wallets, according to data provided exclusively to Reuters.The data from Slice Intelligence, a research firm that mines email receipts, offers a rare window into ... Read More »

Apple Music Streaming Service Terms Dismay Indie Record Companies

Apple’s new streaming music service will not arrive until June 30, but the company has already upset independent record companies because of its proposed licensing terms.The new service, Apple Music, includes downloads for sale and a $10-a-month subscription streaming feature along the lines of Spotify or Rhapsody. Apple has said that at least 71.5 percent of the revenue from the ... Read More »