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.
The larger question is whether Apple can keep the Mac momentum going. The short answer is that Apple can probably keep the good times rolling with product updates and emerging market strength.
Apple needs to make iOS updating as painless as possible, because right now it is conditioning users into seeing updates as a headache, and that's going to create serious problems for the company down the line.
Despite Apple releasing iOS 8.0.2 to fix issues that were caused by iOS 8.0.1, Australian iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users are still reporting that they are experiencing problems with cellular network connectivity and Touch ID.
In addition to Mavericks 10.9.5, the company released updates for earlier OS X versions, multiple new versions of Safari, and patches for Xcode, OS X Server and Apple TV.
Apple Pay's partnership network included almost every high transaction retailer, bank and credit card company that mattered. One big omission was PayPal. Uh oh.
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.
Ahead of the iPhone 6 unveiling, Apple executives on Tuesday included updates on company financial figures, sales and shipments, and other numerical nuggets.
It looks like that Apple wants to "hand-deliver" its software updates and audio and video content over the Internet to your door via its own content-delivery network.
Updated: In the second of two July updates, Microsoft says it has resolved some of the reported networking issues with its new flagship device but is still working on others. Surprisingly, this isn't uncommon for new hardware platforms. Just ask Apple.
iboss Network Security has updated its enterprise security platform to offer better network protection against cybercriminals.
iTunes U has been updated with new tools to help teachers create lessons on the iPad.
$15 off Apple iPod touch 5th gen MP3 players
Available on Apple iOS and Android, Split uses social network information to help you avoid encounters with specific people.
A total of 33 vulnerabilities patched, most in iOS. Only the Airport Base Station was vulnerable to Heartbleed.
Apple has released updates to Pages, Numbers and Keynote for iOS in the wake of Microsoft's launch of Office for iPad suite. Is it enough to steal the thunder from Redmond?
A large number of updates, some quite old and many updated weeks ago in other Apple products, are finally fixed for Mac users.
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?
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