Recently reported by the Times of India, which reported that Apple doesn’t operate their own retail stores in India, home to 1.3 billion people, and instead simply relies on a network of re-sellers. And it seems as if the company decided to go big in India with a network of 500 new re-seller stores.
Apple on Friday added 9 new locations to their Flyover feature in Maps courtesy of MacRumors. These landmarks were added to France, Sweden, New Zealand, and a few in the United States. Flyover allows users to simply pinch to zoom in and pan around high resolution views of more than a hundred different places and landmarks. And with this new additions to Maps, users can now view a total of 101 supported locations.
There are some new rumors that are surfacing up about Apple, and how they are working on a new 4-inch iPhone model for next year, according to many sources. Courtesy of G4Games which says that the Cupertino firm is aiming to release the smaller form factor device in the second half of 2015.
Apple earlier had announced to developers on Wednesday evening (December 3rd) that their iTunes Connect service on December 22nd through December 29th, will simply be unavailable as part of the holidays.
New reports from Kantar data shows some pretty interesting things about the iPhone 6 Plus. The recent report from source shows that the iPhone 6 Plus managed to take a 41% share of all US phablet sales for the August to October quarter, despite only being on sale for a little over one of those months and significant supply constraints.
New reports say that Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent, which covers a futuristic iPhone protection system that can recognize when a phone is dropped, once dropped, this technology can calculate an estimated point of impact and simply shift the device’s center of gravity to avoid striking or falling on a sensitive component.
Apple has been adding support for many additional banks in the past weeks, ever since premiering and launching Apple Pay in October with a list of initial partners. After adding support for several new banks last month, Apple recently updated their list of supported banks and different card types with the partnership of UW Credit Union, L&N Federal Credit Union, and new card types for other banks.
More news surfaced up about Apple and their search to hire app engineers to build virtual reality experiences. With new details coming from different sources reports that “new job listings” gave them more insight into Apple’s interest in “building VR gaming experiences and ‘cinematic user interfaces” for future Apple products.
Some sources late last month show some pretty interesting things, and revealed that creditors of bankrupt sapphire supplier GT Advanced Technologies won a court order to get a look at sensitive Apple documents. Now GT’s creditors are requesting a deposition of Apple executive Jeff Williams.