Canadian songwriter and producer Alex Greggs, who has worked with several renowned artists such as Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, and the late Michael Jackson, is suing Apple in a larger lawsuit filed against singer Ariana Grande, electronic artist David Guetta, publisher Universal Music Group, and others, according to court documents filed electronically this week. ...continue reading Apple Dragged Into Lawsuit Involving Singer Ariana Grande
Just weeks before the European Commission is expected to make a decision in its landmark Apple tax probe, the U.S. Treasury department has criticized the Brussels-based body for "threatening international agreements on tax reform," and warned that a decision against the iPhone maker could "set an undesirable precedent." Apple's offices in Cork, Ireland According to ...continue reading U.S. Warns Apple Tax Probe in Europe Could Set 'Undesirable Precedent'
Twelve South has announced that its BookBook and SurfacePad covers are now available for the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. BookBook is a leather case reminiscent of a vintage sketchbook and includes a built-in kickstand and Apple Pencil holster. The case retails for $79.99 for the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, while the Rutledge Edition is $99.99. SurfacePad is ...continue reading Twelve South Releases BookBook and SurfacePad for 9.7" iPad Pro
Jackery has introduced the Jewel, claimed to be the first-ever Apple-certified Lightning-to-USB cable with a built-in battery for iPhone, iPad, and iPod models. The 3.2-foot cable features an integrated 450mAh battery that can, for example, fast charge an iPhone 6s up to 26% or an iPhone 6s Plus up to 16%. Like any other Lightning ...continue reading Jackery Introduces First-Ever Lightning Cable With Integrated Battery
Today marks the fifth anniversary since Tim Cook was named Apple CEO on August 24, 2011, the same day that late co-founder Steve Jobs stepped down as chief executive for the final time and recommended the board of directors appoint Cook as his permanent successor. Upon reaching the five-year mark, Cook has today unlocked previously ...continue reading Tim Cook Reaches Five Years as Apple CEO, Unlocks Over $100 Million in Bonuses
While its parent company Walmart remains one of the most notable Apple Pay holdouts in the United States, British supermarket chain Asda now appears to be testing the mobile payments service at select locations in the United Kingdom. The supermarket chain, which has 626 stores across the U.K., recently confirmed on Twitter that Apple Pay ...continue reading Walmart Subsidiary Asda Testing Apple Pay in U.K.
Apple has announced that its The Oaks retail location in Thousand Oaks, California reopens this Saturday, August 27 at 10:00 a.m. local time. The location, which first opened on October 29, 2005, has been closed for renovations since March. The renovated space is expected to have a Jony Ive-inspired next-generation design and double the square ...continue reading Apple The Oaks Reopens Next Weekend, CambridgeSide Next Up for Renovations
Kanex today made its GoPower Watch, one of the first MFi-certified portable batteries for Apple Watch, available for purchase for $99.95. The cordless, portable 1A/3.70V charging solution has a built-in 4,000 mAh lithium-ion battery that can charge an Apple Watch up to six times before it needs to be recharged itself. GoPower Watch has a ...continue reading Kanex's 'GoPower Watch' Portable Battery for Apple Watch Now Available for $100
Starting today, Facebook will begin testing autoplay videos -- including ads -- with sound in its iOS and Android apps. Facebook told Mashable the test will be limited to Australian users and rolled out in two different ways to gauge how users react. In both versions of the test, sound will only play if the ...continue reading Facebook Now Testing Autoplay Videos With Sound in iOS App
ZEISS has announced that its iPhone-compatible VR ONE Plus virtual reality headset is now available at Best Buy stores across the United States for $129. The headset has a universal smartphone tray that fits most smartphones with a screen size between 4.7 and 5.5 inches, including the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. iPhone users ...continue reading iPhone-Compatible ZEISS VR ONE Plus Headset Launches for $129