Tag Archive: Plan

Multimillion dollar plan to give London cops iPads hits roadblock

iPads may be used professionally everywhere from the cockpit of airplanes to schools to the dugouts at MLB games, but not every scheme to roll out Apple’s tablet works out quite so well. According to a new report, a scheme to provide around 20,000 iPads to London’s Metropolitan Police Service in the U.K. has failed […]

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Pro-Apple protesters plan to swarm courthouse outside FBI hearing

The FBI will be greeted by protestors when it faces off against Apple at the U.S. District Courthouse in Riverside, CA on March 22nd. Fight for the Future — the same group that rallied at Apple Stores across the country last month — is organizing another protest against the FBI’s federal court order compelling Apple […]

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Apple’s plan to deliver live TV service is ‘on hold’

Apple has reportedly suspended plans to add an Internet-based live television service for Apple TV, maintaining its focus on providing media from other companies. A person familiar with negotiations claims that Apple’s plan to sell a $ 30-$ 40 monthly package of exclusive television stations has run into problems — based on the amount of money content […]

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T-Mobile’s BingeOn plan lets you stream video for free

Binging your favorite shows on Netflix, HBO, and Hulu is about to get a lot cheaper now on T-Mobile thanks to the carriers new BingeON plans that let users stream as much video as they want, without it counting toward their data plan. The carrier has been looking to gain a competitive edge over AT&T […]

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Apple’s savvy fitness plan: Build an indispensable platform

If you compare the Apple Watch to dedicated fitness tracking devices, it comes up short, and the forthcoming watchOS 2 will do little to address these limitations. Instead, with this update Apple has focussed on helping to improve third-party fitness apps. That’s because Apple see their wearable as the main component of a fitness platform, with the Activity app as […]

Spotify will make you pay for music by destroying its free plan

Spotify is planning to introduce a new “gated access” model that will make its free streaming plan a lot less attractive, according to a new report. Those who choose to opt out of paying for the service could see it become extremely limited, with access to just one or two songs from big album releases. […]

Microsoft’s new app lets you poll friends to plan events

Microsoft has been killing it on iOS with its lineup of premium productivity apps. Now the company is trying to make organizing group outings a lot more fun with is new app Tossup from the Microsoft Garage. Out today on… Read more ›

Apple’s bold plan to convert casual music fans into streaming subscribers

Imagine clicking iTunes’ “Buy” button to purchase the latest record from Drake or Pharrell Williams, only to get a popup from Apple suggesting you’re behind the times. That’s what might happen as Apple uses its massive consumer base to push… Read more ›

WWDC party plan: Here’s where the action will be

If you’re attending Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco next week and want to know where the parties are, here’s a website that’ll help you plan your evenings. WWDC Parties 2015, which comes courtesy of developers Geoff Pado… Read more ›

Why the $10,000 Watch is essential to Apple’s plan

It’s taken all week, but I finally think I have a pretty good idea why Apple is selling a crazy-expensive, super-exclusive gold watch. Initially, the very idea that Apple would make something for the one percent seemed abhorrent. What makes… Read more ›