Apple will launch the new Apple TV toward the end of this month. Furthermore, it will let viewers use their voice to search for movies and TV shows across iTunes, Netflix, Hulu, HBO and Showtime. Fans of the set-top-box were concerned that it would offer preferential treatment to the services noted above. But, that won’t be the case for the new Apple TV. Read more
Tim Cook emailed Apple staff on the 4th, which marks the passing of Steve Jobs, thanking them for remembering who Jobs was and what he stood for. Cook had noted that Jobs was a brilliant person who left an incredible legacy, according to Apple’s memorial page.
Apple CEO Tim Cook and Senior Vice President Eddy Cue received two hefty RSUs (restricted stock units) of 560,000 and 350,000 respectively this week. The grand total combined was $93.8 million based on AAPL’s (Apple) closing price of $103.12 on Monday. Read more
Apple is set to start their new program now, which goes by the name “end America’s public schools’ digital divide.” Apple is doing this since many students and teachers around the country have already started the new school year or are preparing for it. The plan was unveiled on ABC’s Good Morning America, with Apple CEO Tim Cook talking over the details with Robin Roberts.
Many analyst were waiting for July 21st, which Apple talked to investors about their earnings yesterday. In the conference call we got to hear all of Apple’s profits, and how they broke their own record for the three-month period.
Many analyst are trying to predict the Apple Watch sales, since Tim Cook will announce figures during tomorrow’s quarterly earning call with investors. The latest call for Apple Watch sales stand somewhere between 3 million to 6 million units moved.
Recently, CEO Tim Cook sent a new internal memo to Apple employees on Monday, Jonathan Ive, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Design, has been promoted to a brand new role which is Chief Design Officer. Read more
During Tim Cook’s visit to China last week, the CEO held a meeting at Apple’s headquarters in the country to give employees an update on recent happenings. Read more
In recent news, Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, to give the commencement speech for George Washington University’s class of 2015. Read more
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are seeing major gains in the US, making up 40% of the entire iPhone user base. Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) found that as of March 2015, 94 million iPhones were in use in the US, this includes 25 million iPhone 6 and 13 million iPhone 6 plus models. Read more