How big is too big for an iPad? Our Tuesday Morning Report has a followup on yesterday's iPad Pro news, complete with a video comparing what such a device might look like compared to current iPhone, iPad, and MacBook Pro models. Steve Jobs is also making headlines again, as is his successor Tim Cook, who popped into Georgetown yesterday to commemorate World AIDS Day. Click to read all the details!
Interest in the upcoming Apple Watch continues to build, according to research firm UBS, which recently gathered data from 4,000 people across four different countries regarding the device. Now, at last, they've delivered a figure regarding what we can expect from sales of the product: around 10 percent of consumers are "very likely" to buy a smartwatch within the next year.
Apple stock has been positively soaring as of late, and recently the company pushed past a milestone $700 billion market valuation — a higher number than any U.S. company's ever reached in history. And yet today, almost like a runner tripping on an uneven sidewalk, it stumbled badly. Within the space of a minute, Apple's ridiculously valuable stock dropped a full 3 percent; by the afternoon, it was down by 6.8 percent.
Happy Cyber Monday! Your eyes aren't deceiving you: Apple retail stores are seeing (RED) today in support of World AIDS Day to wrap up a campaign launched last week. Our first Morning Report for the month of December also has details on how the Chromebook is racking up educational sales at the expense of iPad, as well as what we might expect next year from a super-sized version of Apple's tablet. Kick off the month by clicking ahead!
We've heard a lot about how consumers love the new screen sizes for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but very little about how that love translates into practical use. The news reading app and service Pocket now has some data to remedy that, and it seems clear that the devices are changing how users are changing their reading habits on their iDevices.
Following news that the upcoming trailer for J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens would only be shown before movies in a select group of 30 theaters on the evening of Friday, Nov. 28, today word hit that the trailer will be available on iTunes Movie Trailers as well on the same day. The trailer is said to be 88 seconds long.
With the extended Thanksgiving weekend upon us here in the U.S., it's time for one final Morning Report for the month of November. Our Wednesday edition includes details on the fate of iPhone 5c, as well as Google's coveted deal as the default iOS search engine, plus a swanky new version of HandBrake for Mac has hit the street with new encoders in tow. We'll be back on Monday, December 1 in time for Cyber Monday — see you then!
We're still waiting on Apple to start implementing its own motion controls into Apple TV (if they ever come at all), but in the meantime, other companies are already stepping in to fill the gap with third-party devices. Among the most notable is Onecue, which will let you control your Apple TV and other devices with simple gestures of your hands when it's released in early 2015.
Another day, another story about Apple breaking records for its market value. But this time, it's really, really impressive. Today the Cupertino company's market capitalization shot over $700 billion for the first time before slipping a bit in after-hours trading. The current share price stands at $119.65 at the time of writing, which translates into around $837 if Apple's stock split from earlier in the year is taken out of the equation.
In what has to be one of the quickest turnarounds in Hollywood history, the Steve Jobs biopic dumped by Sony last week has a new home at Universal, complete with a new leading man to play the iconic Apple CEO. Our Tuesday Morning Report also has the details on a pair of new iPhone 6 commercials, and an opportunity to win $5,000 for you and good cause just by giving Adobe Voice a spin on your iPad. Click to read more!