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Australia welcomes Android Pay, despite Apple Pay snub

Australian banks including Westpac, ANZ and Macquarie have announced that they will soon accept contactless payments made via Android Pay — although would-be Apple Pay customers are still being left out in the cold. The reason? Banks still aren’t happy with Apple’s terms for its mobile payments solution, and showing that they are willing to […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Apple stock plummets despite optimistic earnings call

It probably doesn’t come as much surprise, but Apple’s stock is especially taking a hit after today’s Q3 2015 earnings call. At the time of writing, AAPL is down 6.72 percent in after hours trading to 121.97. Yikes. Apple didn’t have a… Read more ›

Despite dissing Apple Watch, another luxury watchmaker is following in Apple’s footsteps

Jean-Claude Biver, the watch division president of LVMH — which owns brands including Bulgari, Chaumet, Hublot, TAG Heuer, and others — has revealed that the French luxury conglomerate plans to enter the smart watch space to take on Apple. Making no… Read more ›

Despite Apple hostility, director promises ‘impressionistic’ portrait of Steve Jobs

The director of a new documentary about Steve Jobs says his film won’t be a straightforward biography of the late Apple leader. Instead, Alex Gibney says he “set out to do an impressionistic film, structured in a way like Citizen… Read more ›

Despite Apple hostility, director promises ‘impressionistic’ portrait of Steve Jobs

The director of a new documentary about Steve Jobs says his film won’t be a straightforward biography of the late Apple leader. Instead, Alex Gibney says he “set out to do an impressionistic film, structured in a way like Citizen… Read more ›

Samsung still chasing a BlackBerry buyout despite denials

BlackBerry may be on its last legs and struggling to attract new customers, but that won’t dissuade Samsung from spending big to buy the company. While both companies have dismissed takeover reports over the past week, a new report claims Samsung really… Read more ›

Apple antitrust hearing will continue despite every plaintiff being disqualified

A class action suit accusing Apple of violating antitrust laws with the iPod and iTunes will continue — despite every plaintiff in the case being disqualified. U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers disqualified the last remaining plaintiff in the case… Read more ›

Beats Music updates its Android app, despite Apple ownership

Apple may have bought Beats, but that’s apparently not enough to stop Beats cutting support for its Beats Music Android app, which just received a notable update. The update adds a new landscape mode, as well as the ability to… Read more ›

Nintendo Still Too Stubborn To Go Mobile, Despite Terrible Wii U Sales

With Nintendo recently admitting that its Wii U console has flopped — slashing its sales forecasts for the device by 70 percent, despite U.S. spending on games consoles reaching a three-year high — the rumor mill has been abuzz with… Read more ›     

Despite DMCA Takedown, Apple Tracker Is Back!

Remember Apple Tracker, the web app that checked Apple’s inventory in order to help you find new iPhones and iPads in your area? Apple killed it off ahead of the iPad mini Retina launch , but now it’s back… just… Read more ›