Tag Archive: U.S.


ResearchKit apps are now available outside the U.S.

ResearchKit has already helped scientist make some breakthroughs in the study of diseases like Parkinsons, but the apps powered by Apple’s open-source health software haven’t been made available internationally. Starting today, iOS users in the U.K. and Hong Kong can get in on the ResearchKit action too, thanks to the MyHearth Counts app, which was […]

Apple Pay adoption is on the decline in the U.S.

Apple Music may be doing fantastically in terms of subscribers, but Apple isn’t having quite the same adoption success with Apple Pay, according to a new report. Payment industry and retail data analysts at InfoScout and PYMNTS claim that the percentage of iPhone 6 users in the U.S. who have tried Apple Pay declined from […]

U.S. senator backs FTC investigation into Apple Music

It was inevitable that the success of Apple Music was going to have some people screaming about anti-competitive practices, and that’s exactly what happened. Yesterday, senator (and former SNL alumni) Al Franken threw his hat into the ring by writing… Read more ›

How to get iOS 9’s News app outside the U.S.

Those with an Apple developer account can download iOS 9 beta 3, and therefore experience Apple’s new Flipboard-style news app, News, right now. The problem is, if you’re not in a supported country, like the U.S. or U.K., you may… Read more ›

While its profits may be falling on the back of weak smartphone sales, it’s not all bad news for Samsung. The South Korean company has been named the most reputable company in the U.S. technology industry in the Reputation Institute’s latest RepTrak… Read more ›

iPhone increases lead as most popular smartphone in U.S.

Apple widened its lead as the top smartphone manufacturer in the United States during the month of March, while Android cemented its position as the top smartphone platform, according to new data released by comScore. Combing through figures for the… Read more ›

Stealing Angela Ahrendts away from Burberry didn’t come cheap for Apple. The new VP of retail operations quickly became one of the top paid execs at Apple in 2014, and according to a new report, the former Burberry CEO has… Read more ›

China overtakes U.S. for iOS app downloads

  Tim Cook has been staunchly outspoken in his belief that it’s only a matter of time before China overtakes the U.S. as Apple’s biggest customer. According to a new report from app analytics company App Annie, that benchmark has… Read more ›

The Apple Watch officially became available for pre-orders last week and, if researchers at Slice Intelligence are to be believed, it scored big when it comes to customer demand. How big? Try 957,000 people pre-ordering in the U.S. during Friday… Read more ›

Apple was among a group of almost 400 companies which yesterday filed a so-called “friend of the court” brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that same-sex couples should have just as much of a right to marry as anyone else. Interestingly,… Read more ›