At&T Partners with Chernin Group In Online Video Venture

April 23, 2014 | Tags: , , ,

AT&T said Tuesday it would partner with The Chernin Group media holding company to invest $500 million in a joint venture for web-based video services, making it the latest company aiming to tap the growing consumer demand for online video. The move follows announcements by Verizon Communications, Disney and Dish Network Corp which have plans to […]

Google Refunding Buyers of Fake Anti-Virus App

April 22, 2014 | Tags: , , , , ,

Google is refunding users who unsuspectingly bought a fake anti-virus app from its Play Store. The Virus Shield app reached the number one ranking in the Play Store with over 10,000 downloads before it was removed. The fake app was uncovered by news site Android Police, which looked at the app’s code and discovered it […]

China Mobile Books Lowest Quarterly Profit in Five Years as Apps Sap Revenue

April 22, 2014 | Tags: , , ,

China Mobile Ltd (0941.HK) booked its lowest quarterly profit in five years as the world’s biggest mobile carrier by subscribers struggled to compete with mobile Internet applications offering services such as messaging. China Mobile’s traditional revenue sources such as phone calls and short messaging services (SMS) have rapidly lost out to apps such as Tencent Holdings Ltd’s […]

Apple Offering Free Recycling of All Used Products

April 22, 2014 | Tags: , , , ,

Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services. The iPhone and iPad maker is detailing its efforts to cultivate a greener Apple in an environmental section on […]

Apple, Google Vie to Offer Exclusive Game Apps

April 21, 2014 | Tags: , ,

Apple and Google are wooing game developers to ensure that top game titles arrive first on devices powered by their respective operating system, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Both the companies are trying to lure game developers by offering premium placement to these games on their app stores’ home pages and features lists, […]

High Court to Hear Dispute About TV Over Internet

April 21, 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their financial well-being. The battle has moved out of viewers’ living rooms, where Americans once marveled at their ability to pop […]

Apple Offering Unclaimed WWDC Tickets to Developers

April 20, 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , ,

If you didn’t get a chance to buy a WWDC ticket in the lottery last week, you might just get another chance soon. Developers who won were given until April 14 to buy a slot at the conference, but not all of them took advantage of the opportunity. Now Apple is reportedly reaching out to developers who […]

Google Still a Top Pick for Wall Street, Despite Mobile Ad Challenges

April 20, 2014 | Tags: , , ,

Google disappointing first-quarter results left Wall Street unfazed about the internet giant’s ability to come to grips with the shift to the fast-growing mobile advertising market. Google shares were down about 3 percent in early trading on Thursday, and at least 12 brokerages cut their target price on the stock. But most analysts kept a “buy” rating or equivalent […]

Happy Easter! from all of us at AppleMagazine

April 20, 2014 | Tags: , , ,

From all of us here at AppleMagazine we wish the readers a Happy Easter! Whether you are religious or not, we hope you have a prosperous and peaceful weekend and you enjoy it.

5 Features an Amazon Phone Might Offer

April 19, 2014 | Tags: , , ,

A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer. Amazon hasn’t confirmed that it has plans for a smartphone. Introducing such a device would be tough in a crowded market dominated by […]