Apple Officially Welcomes Beats As Deal Closes

Apple on Friday officially welcomed Beats Electronics to its big Cupertino family, publishing a new splash page dedicated to the headphone maker. Today we are excited to officially welcome Beats Music and Beats Electronics to the Apple family. Music has always held a special place in our hearts, and we’re thrilled to join forces with a group … Continue reading Apple Officially Welcomes Beats As Deal Closes

Facebook Pulling Chat Functionality From Mobile App

As reported by TechCrunch, Facebook will be removing the messaging functionality from its mobile app over the next few days, requiring users to download its Messenger app in order to chat on-the-go. Facebook first started requiring users in Europe to use Messenger back in April, but after seeing “positive results” in terms of engagement, its rolling out the plan … Continue reading Facebook Pulling Chat Functionality From Mobile App

More Claims of iWatch Production Delay Surface

As noted by GforGames, TPK Holding Co. Ltd, Apple’s rumoured supplier for the ‘iWatch’, has pushed back its bullish third-quarter profit forecast by three months, hinting at production delays for the wearable. The announcement was made at the company’s recent press conference in Taiwan, with representatives claiming that things were not looking as rosy as … Continue reading More Claims of iWatch Production Delay Surface

Apple Refreshes Retina MacBook Pro Lineup, Brings Faster CPUs and More RAM Standard

As predicted earlier, Apple has refreshed its Retina MacBook Pro line-up, bringing processor improvements and price cuts across several models. “People love their MacBook Pro because of the thin and light, aluminum unibody design, beautiful Retina display, all day battery life and deep integration with OS X,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of … Continue reading Apple Refreshes Retina MacBook Pro Lineup, Brings Faster CPUs and More RAM Standard

European Commission Clears Apple’s US$3 Billion Acquisition of Beats

As noted by Engadget, the European Commission today gave Apple’s US$3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics the green light, clearing one of the regulatory hurdles the tech giant faces in its bid to close the mammoth transaction. The EU commission ruled that the merger “did not raise concerns because the combined (headphone) market share of Apple … Continue reading European Commission Clears Apple’s US$3 Billion Acquisition of Beats

Updated Retina MacBook Pros Coming Tuesday, July 29

Apple’s speed-bumped Retina MacBook Pros are coming earlier than expected. Following yesterday’s sighting of an in-store signage detailing updated 15-inch models, French site MacG.co (via Google Translate) is reporting that these new iterations of Apple’s high-end laptop will be released tomorrow, July 29. We did not have in hand the detailed configurations, only registrations designating changes … Continue reading Updated Retina MacBook Pros Coming Tuesday, July 29