Apple has escaped a potential $1bn damages bill after a jury decided an iTunes update that kept rivals' music off its iPod was a genuine product improvement.
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The week in iOS: Apple hit with $350 million suit over iPod, patent grant to protect dropped phones, and shifted selfie camera.
The iPod has been relegated to the non-material "other" revenue bucket for Apple starting next quarter. But its DNA lives on in the iPhone, iOS and App Store.
Google is gunning for a seamless user experience for its payment system and is open to partnerships. Does the company have the focus or skill to tackle Apple Pay?
When Apple added OTA (Over The Air) updating to iOS, it promised a simple, streamlined update experience. So why have I just spent the best part of an hour deleting apps and files to make room for iOS 8?
The iPhone and iPod maker finally made the leap into the mobile payments space with the launch of Apple Pay, an NFC-based contactless payment system.
$15 off Apple iPod touch 5th gen MP3 players
A startup founded by Neil Young promises high-resolution music, and could pose the first real threat to Apple's dominant iPod and iTunes music business yet. Will Apple build, buy, or ignore?
I enjoy using ZAGG's keyboards with my iPad and their latest Arsenal rugged case for the iPhone is excellent. It is lightweight, well-designed, and reasonably priced.
App-based in-store notifications are coming to Apple's US retail outlets.
I've already railed against Apple's overhaul of iOS 7, with its jarring use of white and its over-reliance on textual Web motifs. But, as the rest of the software industry follows suit – and as Microsoft and Apple blur the boundaries between tablet and desktop user interfaces – it's worth asking if the user experience really is improving.
Android has leapfrogged iPhone in the quality of its virtual keyboard experience, thanks to SwiftKey. But, Apple has a move it could make.
After conquering the home thermostat, former Apple employee (and member of the original iPod team) Tony Fadell launches Nest Protect, a smoke and carbon monoxide detector for the iPhone generation.
MLB and Apple are testing iBeacons in major league baseball stadiums to increase loyalty and add a new level of interactivity to the live baseball experience.
Apple seems to be planning to model its iPhone sales model after what it did with the iPod. That move could be a boon for emerging market growth.
Some have accused Apple of copying the user experience of its competitors for the latest version of its mobile OS. Some are complaining that the changes are too drastic, or have not gone far enough. The reality is that the future of computing has one ultimate and common goal, which is to eliminate the user interface altogether.
Apple is going to improve the camera and photo experience with iOS 7, including new image filters and viewing tools. The HTC One already has these capabilities and a whole lot more.
Apple slashes $70 off the price of the iPod Touch by nuking the rear-facing camera and slashing the storage capacity in half.
Over 150,000 customers will receive compensation after being denied warranty for the iPhone and iPod touch.
Samsung will get "experience" stores inside Best Buy to show off integration between its devices. These areas are likely to have Apple store-within-a-store concepts as a neighbor.
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