iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus remained the world’s most popular smartphones in the second quarter, ahead of Samsung’s newer Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, according to market research firm Strategy Analytics.
Apple shipped an estimated 16.9 million iPhone 7 units and 15.1 million iPhone 7 Plus units worldwide in the quarter, which corresponds with April through June, according to the firm’s latest Smartphone Model Tracker report.
„iPhone 7 remains the world’s most popular smartphone model overall, due to a compelling blend of user-friendly design, extensive supporting apps, and widespread retail presence for the device,“ said Juha [...]
With the prospective launch date of the new 2017 iPhone models just weeks away, iPhone 8 dummy models, printed mockups, and clones have been circulating regularly, giving us an idea of what to expect with Apple’s radically redesigned edge-to-edge OLED iPhone is unveiled.
We got our hands on one of the high-quality iPhone 8 dummy models that’s been making the rounds thanks to MobileFun and Olixar, and we’ve done a hands-on video to give MacRumors readers a close look at the design of the device and how it measures up to existing devices.
Our iPhone 8 dummy is silver, and with the glass backing, it looks almost like a liquid silver. The front [...]
Ulysses, the company behind the popular Ulysses writing apps for Mac, iPhone, and iPad, today announced that it is transitioning to a subscription model going forward.
Starting today, Ulysses will be priced at $4.99 per month or $39.99 per year, with a subscription plan unlocking Ulysses for use on all devices. Ulysses is also offering a student plan with six months of access for $10.99, and there are now two-week free trials available.
With a subscription model, Ulysses says the company will be able to do steady, small releases more often, focusing more on the needs of the user base rather than aiming for big updates to lure in new customers. [...]
iPod father Tony Fadell has been making the rounds in the days ahead of the anniversary of the first iPhone’s launch, which is today, June 29. In two new interviews with Bloomberg Businessweek and Reuters shared today, Fadell continued reminiscing about Apple history by discussing the iPhone’s „disaster“ of a business model over the first year, his view on how the Amazon Echo compares to Apple’s creation of the iPod, and his doubt of the self-driving automobile industry.
After a little over one year on the market, Apple had sold ten million iPhones, but Fadell recalled an initially bumpy road for sales of the company’s first smartphone. [...]