The holiday season is now officially in full force, which means many readers are hitting the open road to visit loved ones or just take a break from their daily routines. Apple's built-in Maps have had a rocky history thus far, but our Friday Morning Report has details on how the company might improve that situation, as well as big expansion plans into India. Find out what they've got in store for the future with just a click!
Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak continues to be a force in news this week, and this time it's thanks to some new insights on Apple's early days that he shared with Bloomberg Businessweek. Apple ranked #10 on the company's list of the "The 85 Most Disruptive Ideas in Our History," and Woz shared some insights into his relationship with Steve Jobs and the development of the Apple I.
This marks the second year that Apple has announced plans to participate in Code.org's "Hour of Code" campaign. If you've ever wanted to learn what it takes to be a coder yourself (or if you have a young one who's interested), you'll want to head down to your local Apple Store on December 11 to enjoy a free hour-long introduction to computer programming.
As is usually the case, a new class-action lawsuit against Apple is making a lot of dirt on Cupertino's past business practices public knowledge. Our Thursday Morning Report has the details on steps the company took to eliminate rival music services from the iPod, along with good news for folks shopping for new hardware, and the mystery surrounding the latest Safari update. It's all coming at you, right now!
The last couple of months have proven that the critics were right after all: Apple simply needed to make an iPhone with a bigger screen to storm the smartphone market. New research from Kantar demonstrates just how true this is. By the end of the quarter ending in October of this year, the Cupertino company had already nabbed a whopping 41 percent of the so-called "phablet" category.
December isn't off to a particularly great start for Apple, with news that a lucrative contract with the L.A. Unified School District is being abandoned. Find out why in our Wednesday Morning Report, along with details on a pair of new Mac products to help you write better and expand the horizons of those Thunderbolt 2 ports. It's all just a click away!
If, for whatever reason, you've always wanted Mozilla's Firefox browser on your iPhone or iPad, your wait may at last be coming to an end. Mozilla has said for years that it had no interest it making its browser available for iOS users, but according to TechCrunch, the company apparently now has different ideas.
Steve "Woz" Wozniak may have left Apple years ago after partnering with Steve Jobs to make computers in the latter's garage, but the man certainly knows how to stay in the spotlight. As Gizmodo reports, the Apple icon is teaming up with Kari Byron of Mythbusters fame to create a reality TV show centered on handling futuristic technology.
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!