In today's Apple Daily, IBM hints in an employee video that the majority of its worksforce could end up using Macs. In other news, the Force Touch components for the next iPhones are apparently already in mass production, and BMW reportedly ends its talks with Apple.
So that new Steve Jobs film looks like it won't be as poorly received as Ashton Kutcher's effort, seeing as how it was just announced as the centerpiece for the upcoming New York Film Festival. In other news, Apple Music no longer counts against your data if you use T-Mobile, and a new breakthrough from Qualcomm may pave the way for wireless charging for iPhones.
Were you holding out for a new 4-inch iPhone among this fall's releases? It may not be coming, according to a new report. Elsewhere, the next iPad mini might be worth upgrading to, and Chinese police shut down a major fake-iPhone manufacturing facility.
Yet another supposedly leaked photo of the next iPhone appeared today, which means we'll probably know what the entire thing looks like by the time Apple CEO Tim Cook takes the stage to announce it. In other news, Apple's Back-to-School promo isn't dead after all, and everyone's favorite Cupertino company has expressed support for the Equality Act of 2015 introduced today.
Let's get mobile with this week's great iOS device discounts and deals. If you're in the market for a new laptop or desktop, you'll have to check back another week, but if you want some portable, personal devices (no, sorry, still no Apple Watches), then we'll get you hooked up like nobody's business.
If you're a developer who's been annoyed by Apple's practice of letting iOS beta users leave reviews for unsupported apps, you'll find some happy news in today's Apple Daily. And there's happy news for Apple, too, despite yesterday's stock slump: the Apple Watch now commands the lion's share of the smartwatch market, and iOS devices as a whole achieved an important milestone.
The numbers are in for the iPhone, iPad, the Mac, and yes, the Apple Watch from Apple's quarterly earnings call, and while those numbers are impressive, Wall Street doesn't seem too happy. In other news, Apple's planned announcement of the MTV Video Music Award nominees apparently crashed Beats 1 this morning, along with most of Apple's other online services.
A little annoyed that Apple is still releasing iPhones that start with 16 GB of storage in 2015? If a report from China is correct, you won't have to worry any longer. Elsewhere, Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts hints that the Cupertino company might be preparing some kind of Back-to-School promo after all, and the NFL is releasing a new on-demand streaming option for iOS and Apple TV.
We've got some hot new photos of the next iPhone for you just in time for the weekend, and, well, they look about like you'd expect. If that isn't too much of a surprise, you might find more excitement in Apple's latest 99-cent sale, or the news that a popular iOS game made $5.1 million within its first two weeks.
The new iPhones are finally coming together — quite literally, in fact, as word dropped today that Samsung and TSMC are in the process of making the new A9 chips. Elsewhere, a scam is once again robbing hapless iOS users of their money, and the class-action lawsuit regarding employee bag checks at Apple retail stores has returned.