CNBC and Reuters today report that the Fuzhou Intermediate People’s Court has granted Qualcomm an import ban on the iPhone 6s through iPhone X in China after the court found those devices violated two Qualcomm patents. This could result in those iPhone models being unavailable to purchase in China.
However, in a statement issued to those publications, Apple said all iPhone models remain available for customers in China:
Qualcomm’s effort to ban our products is another desperate move by a company whose illegal practices are under investigation by regulators around the world. All iPhone models remain available for our customers in China. Qualcomm is [...]
Apple today announced that its ECG app will be available on the Apple Watch Series 4 today as part of watchOS 5.1.2. Alongside that news, TIME has published a new interview with Apple’s CEO Tim Cook and COO Jeff Williams.
The article begins with a story about 46-year-old Texas resident Kevin Foley, who was having trouble breathing normally during a movie. Fortunately, since he was wearing an Apple Watch and participating in the recent Apple Heart Study, he was alerted to signs of an irregular heartbeat and went to the emergency room.
At the hospital, doctors hooked Foley up to an ECG machine and found signs of atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat that [...]
Apple is reportedly waiting until at least 2020 to roll out next-generation 5G cellular data technology in its iPhone lineup, but according to Qualcomm president Cristiano Amon, „every“ Android handset manufacturer will have a flagship phone with 5G support across U.S. carriers by the end of next year, reports CNET.
By the holidays next year, every flagship handset — at least when it comes to those running Google’s Android software and using Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processor — will tap into 5G, said Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon.
„When we get to exactly this time of year one year from now … we will see every [...]
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday singled out Apple’s iMessage mobile messaging service as Facebook’s „biggest competitor by far.“ (via CNBC).
The comments were made to investors during an earnings call for the company’s third quarter performance, in which the Facebook CEO admitted the social platform was losing out to iMessage in „important“ territories like the U.S., where iPhone sales are highest.
„Our biggest competitor by far is iMessage,“ Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in an earnings call on Tuesday with investors, referring to the messaging service built into the iPhone and other Apple products. [...]