Tag Archive: Rejects


Apple rejects offer to sell Adele’s latest CD in retail stores

It’s been years since Apple got rid of CD drives in Macs, but apparently Adele didn’t get the memo. That’s all we can conclude from a new report, claiming that the team behind the gazillion album-selling songstress tried — and failed — to persuade Apple to sell physical CD copies of her upcoming album, 25, in […]

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

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Apple rejects controversial Ferguson app from the App Store

In the latest controversy regarding Apple’s stringent App Store guidelines, the company has rejected an “educational app” about the August 2014 shooting of Michael Brown. The reason? Unsurprisingly, it has to do with what Apple terms “the subject matter,” with the impacts of the real-life shooting still being felt more than a year down the […]

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Court rejects Samsung’s latest appeal to get out of paying Apple damages

The U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has refused to give a second look to Samsung’s appeal of the original jury verdict saying that it violated Apple’s patents for the iPhone. Samsung was aiming to get the court to reconsider $ 400 million out of the $ 584 million that it was deemed the South Korean tech […][Read More…]

Home Depot rejects Apple Pay as 24 new issuers jump onboard

It’s being widely-reported that Home Depot is cracking down on Apple Pay, by barring the ability to use the NFC service in stores. Cult of Mac spoke with Stephen Holmes, director of Corporate Communications for the company, who told us that…Read more ›

Apple rejects iOS apps that support the Pebble watch

Apple has begun rejecting iOS apps that support Pebble, the immensely popular and more affordable alternative to Apple Watch. One developer received an email to say that their app, SeaNav US, was no longer welcome in the App Store because…Read more ›

AltConf returns for this year’s WWDC rejects

Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference is the hottest ticket in town when June rolls around. Before a lottery system was introduced for distributing passes last year, the week-long event sold out in a little over a minute. For those who aren’t lucky enough to get…Read more ›

U.S. judge rejects Apple’s $324.5 million settlement for wage-fixing

A federal judge has rejected the $ 324.5 million settlement Apple and others have agreed to pay after facing accusations that the company colluded with Silicon Valley’s top tech firms to avoid poaching each other’s employees. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh…Read more ›

Apple Says It Rejects All Steve Jobs-Themed Apps

It’s well known that Apple can be very controlling about what makes it into the App Store — cracking down on everything from Flappy Bird clones to games which feature the word “enemy” in recent times. But Apple’s latest target…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Apple Inexplicably Rejects WWII Wargame For Featuring German And Russian ‘Enemies’

Apple is well known for its often inconsistent approach to app acceptance or rejection (more on than in this week’s upcoming Newsstand magazine), but this is a bit silly. According to Apple, Hunted Cow developer Andrew Mullholland had his app…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Foxconn Could Take Up To $1.6B Hit As Apple Rejects 5-8 Million Defective iPhones [Report]

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A Chinese paper is reporting that Apple and Foxconn may have had a staggering setback in the production of the iPhone, with up to eight million iPhones returned to Foxconn because they didn’t meet Apple’s standards.

According to China Business, between five and eight million iPhones — probably the iPhone 5, and not the upcoming iPhone 5S — were returned to Foxconn in mid-March due to production problems, like “a  [Read More…]