Apple’s services revenue is growing at a rapid pace and is on track to be the company’s primary revenue driver in the future, according to a note Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty shared with investors this morning (via Business Insider).
Huberty believes that over the course of the next five years, services revenue growth will contribute more than 50 percent of Apple’s total revenue growth. The iPhone, meanwhile, will make up just 22 percent of revenue growth during the same time period, despite the fact that it’s contributed 86 percent of Apple’s revenue growth over the past five years.
Although „over the last five years, the [...]
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Apple’s ongoing struggles in India have been highlighted this week in a report by CNBC, which interviewed locals to ask about their experiences with the cost of Apple devices and the company’s services. Indian users were favorable of Apple Music over rival services — thanks to an improved catalog and affordable subscription price — but Apple Maps and Siri received much lower marks.
Echoing some complaints about the two services heard in other countries, including from United States users, Indian customers said that Apple Maps has sparse data for a number of cities and towns, misses landmarks, and lacks basic turn-by-turn directions. One user in [...]
Apple is deprecating a significant portion of essential network services included in macOS Server this year, as outlined in a published support statement titled „Prepare for changes to macOS Server„. Apple’s note reads:
macOS Server is changing to focus more on management of computers, devices, and storage on your network. As a result, some changes are coming in how Server works. A number of services will be deprecated, and will be hidden on new installations of an update to macOS Server coming in spring 2018.
The note goes on to list a series of deprecated services that will be removed in a future release of macOS Server, including calendar and [...]