We already know from estimates of hardware sales that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are selling spectacularly well, but new marketing research from Fiksu demonstrates that its success is apparent elsewhere, too. According to their data, sales and interest in Apple's newest duo of handsets helped the App Store set new records for downloads last month.
Google really, really wants you to use its social network, and if the ability to automatically back up photos from a mobile device isn't enough incentive, maybe doing the same from the desktop will entice you?
The story goes that Apple originally intended for iTunes to be a "break-even" business, but the popular music and video service has proven more successful than those earliest projections could have dreamed of. Indeed, based on Asymco's calculations (via 9to5Mac), iTunes on its own would rank as 130 in the Fortune 500 list of the top U.S. companies.
Let's face it: Apple's U.S. customers are used to having the home field advantage. We're the first ones to get Cupertino's latest products and services, with one curious exception that seems to have vanished this year.
Apple loves milestones, but Cupertino appears to be sitting out its latest accomplishment as the App Store is now home to more than a million apps -- although it's not actually the first time that's happened.
Remember Twitter Music? The free app went from rumor to reality to apparent washout within weeks, and now little birds close to the microblogging service claim Twitter may be on the verge of killing it completely.
We're not afraid to say we're big fans of Amazon Instant Video, but at the same time, we confess to some secret shame over the fact that the service isn't available on the Apple TV. Well, now it is -- sort of.
The Steam Summer Sale is in full swing, meaning this is your best opportunity to get the greatest games for Mac OS X at prices that would make a bargain bin ashamed. Alas, while our selection still isn't as diverse as it is for folks who play their games on the PC, there's still a huge sampling available to keep you busy through the summer. We've saved you some trouble and found some of the best offers, which you can check out after the jump.
It's that time again. Well, maybe. Possibly. The annual Steam Summer Sale, the sales event for game enthusiasts who like their interactive adventurers served on Mac OS or Windows rather than consoles, could pop up as early as tomorrow. And if you've never checked it out, you should. For the span of about 10 days, the popular digital distribution platform knocks up to 95 percent off some of gaming's best titles, with prices far better than you'll find in used games outlets like GameStop.
If there's one thing users fear most, it's their favorite product or service being shut down in the wake of an acquisition by a bigger company. This week saw the demise of another, and we have Dropbox to blame.