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75 percent of teens say their next phone will be an iPhone

iPhone sales may be slowing down, but the popularity level of Apple’s handsets among teenage customers is higher than ever — and increasing all the time. In an extensive new survey carried out by analysts at Piper Jaffray, entitled “Taking Stock with Teens,” a whopping 69 percent claim to be iPhone owners. Better still, 75 percent […]

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Apple Watch shipments predicted to fall 25 percent this year

Apple Watch shipments may fall by more than one-quarter this year as compared to 2015, claims well-connected KGI Securities Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In an investment note to clients, Kuo writes that he thinks Apple Watch shipments will top out at fewer than 7.5 million units this year; representing a significant drop from the 10.6 […]

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Apple Watch 2 will be 40 percent smaller, claims dodgy analyst

The next Apple Watch might arrive sooner than expected, based on a new rumor claiming Apple’s new wearable will be unveiled at WWDC 2016 in June. Not only is the new watch ahead of schedule, it may even sport a 40% thinner design, hopefully without compromising on battery life. Almost sounds too good to be […]

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Apple hoovers up 92 percent of smartphone profits

Anyone wanting an illustration of why smartphone unit sales are not the single most important metric for judging success should check out wealth management company Canaccord Genuity’s findings about Apple’s iPhone sales versus profits. According to Canaccord Genuity, despite selling less than 20 percent… Read more ›

60 percent of users have upgraded to iOS 8

iOS 8 adoption figures continue to creep upwards. According to the latest figures released by Apple, 60 percent of active devices are now running the latest version of the company’s mobile operating system. By comparison, 35 percent of users are… Read more ›

Apple Pay already fuels 1 percent of all Whole Foods transactions

How big of a success is Apple Pay? Just three weeks after its launch, Apple’s mobile payment system is already a player at Whole Foods, where it represents almost 1 percent of all transactions. Whole Foods has already processed more… Read more ›

90 percent of users are running iOS 7 ahead of iPhone 6 launch

With Apple set to unveil the eagerly-anticipated iPhone 6 later today, that can only mean one thing: that the public launch of iOS 8 isn’t far away. And chances are that OS X Yosemite’s not too far behind it, either.… Read more ›

Facebook fixes long-standing iOS bug, eliminating 50 percent of app crashes

It’s hard to know what to make of an app update that promises to “cut crash rates in half.” If you’re a glass-half-full kind of guy, you’re happy with the increased stability. If you’re a glass-half-empty guy, though, you wonder… Read more ›

iOS grabs 67 percent of the global enterprise market

Apple may have just forged a partnership with its old nemesis to penetrate deeper into enterprise, but according to one report, iOS is still king among U.S. corporations and accounts for over two thirds of total activations, while Microsoft’s productivity… Read more ›

Apple diversity report reveals company is 70 percent white

Apple has released its first ever report on the diversity of its workforce today, revealing what we’ve all known for year: it’s mostly a bunch of white dudes. Diversity is still a work in progress at Apple, but the company… Read more ›