Posted On Friday, May 17, 2013 By temp. Under 9to5Mac, iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: apple, children, digital, flash, google, iphone apps, ipod, mac, macrumors, music, pandora, photography, photos, software
Earlier today a report suggested that the launch of Apple's upcoming streaming music service deemed "iRadio" may be delayed due to difficult negotiations with Sony Music and Warner Music Group. CNET is offering some additional information on Apple's trouble with Sony Music, explaining that the fees to be paid for skipped songs have become a point of contention between the companies. Apple and Sony Music, the world's second largest music label, are still trying to hammer out details over how much Apple would pay for songs that people listen to a fraction of and then skip, according to people familiar with the negotiations.
Posted On Friday, May 17, 2013 By admin. Under 9to5Mac, iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: apple, books, facebook, fall, flash, front page, google, iphone apps, ipod, jordan, mac, photos, racing
Corning yesterday announced ( via Engadget ) the launch of its latest glass substrate for LCD and OLED displays, Lotus XT Glass .
Posted On Tuesday, May 14, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: beauty, browser, google, groupon, imac, ipod, mac, small-business
Google is set to announce a new music subscription service tomorrow at its annual Google I/O conference , reports The Verge , having finalized deals with Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment., and Warner Music Group. The service is said to be a direct Spotify competitor, offering up songs on demand that can be streamed to a computer or mobile device for a set monthly fee.
Posted On Monday, May 13, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: google, ipad, iphone apps, mexico, microsoft, netherlands, photos, portugal
Apple has been beefing up its iWork team since early February, and has posted several new job listings in recent weeks.
Posted On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 By temp. Under 9to5Mac, iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: adobe, apple, chrome, desktop, digital, downloads, google, imac, ipad, iphone, news
Pegatron, a contract manufacturer for Apple that makes the iPad mini and the iPhone 4S, among other products, said today that its second quarter consumer electronics revenue will drop 25 to 30 percent from the previous quarter, reports Bloomberg . The company says there is a decline in revenue from iPad mini production is "more on demand, while price has been stable", but CEO Jason Cheng also noted that "almost every item is moving in a negative direction" for the quarter. "Not just tablets, also e-books and games consoles"
Posted On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 By admin. Under 9to5Mac, iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: article, chrome, copyright, design, downloads, front page, google, imac, images, interview, iphone, iphone apps, mac
Apple is well known for the simple, no-frills product photos that highlight its lineup of mobile devices and as it turns out, a lot of work goes into capturing those images. The Verge interviewed Peter Belanger, a photographer who has worked with Apple for years, to shed some light on Apple's creative process. In the interview, Belanger reveals that Apple exercises extreme attention to detail when it comes to product photos, providing him with both sketches and a comprehensive shot list
Posted On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 By temp. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: apple, chrome, downloads, facebook, game, german, google, ipad, iphone, ipod, mac, macrumors, twitter
Posted On Monday, May 6, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: app-store, apple, copyright, downloads, front page, google, google maps, imac, iphone, ipod, mac, music, navigation, opinion
Apple has been cracking down on app discovery resources in recent months, removing high profile apps like AppGratis for violating guideline 2.25 , which states the following: "Apps that display Apps other than your own for purchase or promotion in a manner similar to or confusing with the App Store will be rejected." A report from AllThingsD in early April indicated that AppGratis' rejection from the App Store was just the first phase of a much wider crackdown, which was today confirmed by Pocketgamer after Apple began rejecting apps that feature tools for "filtering, bookmarking, searching, or sharing recommendations." We've been contacted by one developer whose app discovery tool has recently been blocked by Apple because it includes such features, with App Store regulation 2.25 - which restricts apps that could be confused by consumers as app stores in their own right – cited within the reasoning.
Posted On Friday, May 3, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: apple, blackberry, buyers-guide, google, macrumors, Motorola, our-staff, twitter
comScore today released the results of its monthly rolling survey of U.S. mobile phone users for the January-March period, showing that Apple's smartphone market share rose 2.7 points from December to March, from 36.3% of total U.S. smartphone platform and hardware sales to 39%, marking a record high share for the company
Posted On Thursday, May 2, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: android, apple, beautiful, birds, culture, facebook, friends, google, ipad, iphone, iphone apps, mac, macrumors
A new national stolen phone database is having little effect on smartphone thefts in the U.S., according to an article in The New York Times . The country's four major carriers all contribute to the database , which lists stolen phone ID numbers that should not be activated on domestic networks. However, the database appears to be ineffective for several reasons