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According to Business Insider, the time on Apple devices in printed and TV commercials use to be 09:42 since it was exactly at this time Steve Jobs unleashed the revolutionary iPhone to the world in 2007 and changed everything. It is precisely at this time, Jobs said:”Today Apple is going to reinvent the phone.” This time can be verified by Engadget’s live blog of the event, according to the report. Fast forward three years and the time changed to 09:41, to reflect the time the iPad was unveiled in 2010.Read More
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While Android fans are quick to point out Apple lagging smartphone market share in terms of volume shipped, Apple CEO Tim Cook is laughing all the way to the bank with a humongous 86 percent of the profit share in the handset induct according to one analyst. In a research note to investors, Analyst Michael Walkley of Canaccord Genuity posits that the Cupertino-based tech giant is walking away with an estimated 86 percent share of industry’s total profits, which is simply “remarkable.” Key points from the report (via AppleInsider) are as follows:Read More
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While Apple’s arch-enemy Samsung is reporting their worst earning in years, sales of the Cupertino-based company latest smartphone  has been so successful, the Australian Bureau of Statistics is reporting that the iPhone 6 contributed to a rise in electrical and electronic goods retailing to a record 9.2% growth. This is quite amazing that a single product could have such an effect on one of the world’s biggest economy. It also proves that the Aussies really love the iPhone. According Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC): “This figure was influenced by the releaseRead More
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According to Horace Dediu, analysts trying to predict the market opportunity of the Apple Watch is going about wrong. Dediu believes that the market for Apple Watch is not the Swiss, or Chineses market but the number of wrist in the world. Horace Dediu: SourceRead More
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A few years ago I predicted that Samsung will overwhelm Apple in the smartphone business in the same way they destroy Sony in Television market. I was wrong. The alarming decline in Samsung’s profit in the smartphone industry proves that Apple’s strategy of sticking to the high-end section of the industry is the right decision. Moreover, calls for the company to sell cheap iPhones show a deep misunderstanding of Apple is all about. You just have to look at their Mac  business to see this is a company that knowsRead More
Steve Jobs
Walter Isaacson, the author of the best-selling Steve Jobs in 2011, discussed his new book  – The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution, which was largely inspired by the late Apple CEO. In an interview with Big Think, Walter Isaccson recall a conversion with Steve Jobs, in which he asked Jobs which product he was most proud of. To his surprise, Jobs responded that he was most proud of Apple and the team he built at the company: “He said, ‘you know, making aRead More
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According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, presale figures for the new iPhone in South Korea is approaching 100,000 Units, while the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is estimated to top 30,000 units over the same time period. This is significant given that this is Samsung’s home turf and the addition of the larger displays to the iPhone models are likely to increase its market share in the country. “But with Apple piggybacking on Samsung’s large-screen strategy, there are concerns that Samsung will lose its only advantage, which hasRead More
iwear
We all know what the iPhone is all about and it won’t be too long before consumers get their hands on the new Apple Watch. But fast further to 2020 and we might be wearing something that longs like this  – the iWear. The iWear is a concept by designer Sunfer Ho, which takes the feature of the iPhone and Apple Watch to create a stunning wearable device. According to Sunfer Ho: SourceRead More
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If you are a lucky owner of an iPhone 6 or iPhone Plus running iOS 8.1 but can seem to find a retailer to try out Apple’s latest mobile payment service – Pay, MasterCard is here to  your rescue with their new MasterCard Nearby™ App. The MasterCard Nearby App enables  consumers in the US to easily find the more than 220,000 merchants in the United States – including Subway, Toys R’ Us, Walgreens, Whole Foods Market and all Apple Store retail locations – that accept contactless payments, according to the press release. According to the press release:Read More
MasterCard Introduces ApplePay at Kauffman Stadium
As a launch partner of Apple new mobile payment service – Apple Pay, Master Card latest commercial suggests the company believe Apple Pay is likely to revolutionize mobile payment unlike services from competitors.The first ad features MBL Hall of Famer George Brett making an Apple Pay purchase. TechCrunch pointed that MasterCard’s new commercial was aired during the opening game of the 2014 World Series showcasing the company’s contactless payment service at food and beverage purchase location in Major League Baseball stadiums in the US. “MasterCard says that the Apple Pay system works wellRead More