In a new survey conducted by SurveyMonkey and shared by Recode, 11 percent of respondents said that they believe Apple has the most positive impact on society today. Apple came in third place, however, falling in line behind Google at 15 percent and Amazon in the top spot at 20 percent.
Survey respondents were given the option of choosing between a number of technology companies between April 8-9, and it totaled 2,772 adults based in the United States. When asked which company they believe has the most positive impact on society, 20 percent elected to choose „none of the above.“
Despite the ongoing Cambridge Analytica scandal, 10 percent of respondents [...]
During today’s earnings call covering the first quarter of 2018, Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked whether investors should be concerned about slowing upgrade rates due to Apple’s battery replacement program and the fact that consumers may opt to replace their batteries instead of purchasing a new iPhone.
In response, Cook said that he couldn’t answer because it wasn’t something that Apple took into account. Apple „did not consider, in any way, shape, or form, what it would do to upgrade rates,“ said Cook. We did it because we thought it was the right thing to do for our customers. I don’t know what effect it will have for our [...]
Apple today confirmed that it has addressed the recent „Meltdown“ vulnerability in previously released iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2 updates, with additional fixes coming to Safari in the near future to defend against the „Spectre“ vulnerability.
Apple has also confirmed that the two vulnerabilities affect all Mac and iOS devices. The company’s full statement, available through a new support document covering Meltdown and Spectre, is below: Security researchers have recently uncovered security issues known by two names, Meltdown and Spectre. These issues apply to all modern processors and affect nearly all computing devices and [...]
Leading up to Apple’s September 12 media event, the exact price tag of the upcoming iPhone 8 has been one of the biggest question marks surrounding the smartphone. The latest rumors describe a premium device that will start at $999 (64GB) in the United States, then rise to $1,099 (256GB), and cap at $1,199 (512GB), although of course none of these price points or storage configurations have been confirmed.
Recently, a team of Barclays analysts including Mark Moskowitz have theorized one potential solution for the device’s premium price tag: Apple could debut an iPhone 8 bundle that packs in a year’s worth of Apple Music and a 200GB iCloud [...]