Tag Archive: Industry


Early tests show iPhone 6s is nearly two times faster than rest of the industry

The iPhone 6s is so fast, not only does it destroy the iPhone 6 in speed tests, it tops the iPad Air 2 and every Android device on the market, according to initial benchmark tests. Apple’s engineers managed to make some huge GPU improvements on the iPhone 6s thanks to new technology that allows the […]

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Marc Newson says auto industry is ‘at the bottom of a trough’

It’s an open secret that Apple is poised to take on the auto industry by with the electric car project it’s developing, and according Apple design guru, Marc Newson, the auto industry is stalled. In a recent interview, the Apple designer touched on a number of topics ranging from his love of fountain pens, favorite […]

Apple car? Cupertino’s got the design talent to transform another industry

As rumors that Apple is making a self-driving car rev up, a peek under the hood of the company’s famed Industrial Design studio reveals a crew of talented automobile designers. An interest in futuristic cars is embedded deep within the…

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Apple accounts for 93% of smartphone industry profits

Things couldn’t be going better for Apple on the iPhone front. The company just posted the most profitable quarter ever in the history of corporations thanks to strong iPhone sales. And according to the latest report from Cannacord, Apple is…

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Cable Industry Veteran Is ‘Part Of Something Big’ At Apple

Jean-François-MuléCable industry veteran and former CableLabs executive Jean-François Mulé became an engineering director at Apple last month, and he’s hard at work on “something big.” His appointment comes just weeks before Apple is expected to unveil its latest Apple TV, and at a time when the Cupertino company has been working hard to improve the $99 […]

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Industry Veterans Create New Match-Three RPG Game, Puzzle Knights

PuzzleKnightsMost days, you won’t hear us talk too much about a gaming genre that’s been beaten to death with a large stick, but upcoming Puzzle Knights is an exception to that rule, what with it’s interesting blend of, yes, matching colors, but also tactical strategy, light RPG elements, and online arena battles. The game is […]

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Tim Cook Tops List Of Most Powerful People In U.S. Wireless Industry

The last few weeks have been a bit rocky for Apple and its new CEO Tim Cook, but that hasn’t stopped it from enjoying record breaking successes thanks to the iPhone 5 and iPad.

Every year the people at Fierce Wireless rank the top 25 most powerful people in the U.S. wireless industry, and for their rankings this year Tim Cook managed to grab the number one spot.

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Apple Awakens From Cryogenic Sleep, Finally Catches Up With The Rest Of The Mobile Industry

Man, oh man. At least now we know why Apple has been on such a legal crusade. They’ve got nothin’. I just finished watching the iPhone 5 unveiling and boy was it a bore fest. It’s as if Apple awoke from a cryogenic sleep and is finally embracing the year 2012. Almost nothing was innovating and the majority of new iPhone 5 features have been implemented in other mobile phones for years.  [Read More…]

Apple and Rival Samsung Claim 90% of Profits from Mobile Handset Industry

If you’re looking for an example of dominance in the mobile handset space, search no further than Apple and Samsung. On Thursday, UBS Investment Research published a note to investors showcasing just how dominant the two tech giants are when it comes to cleaning up profits in mobile.

The report authors find that 9 out of every 10 dollars generated in this space goes to Apple and Samsung. “The performance disparity between the stronger players �  [Read More…]

iOS, Android Devs at The Heart of New Industry Association

Next week, a longstanding hope of many mobile app developers will finally materialize.

At the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Application Developers Alliance will officially launch as the first professional industry association for mobile application developers.

Led by former Digital Media Association executive director Jon Potter, the new organization exists chiefly to promote “the best interests” of mobile APP developers. That means everything from facilitating education opportunities to spearheading government lobbying efforts.

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