Electronic Products & Technology


October 31, 2019 by Mae Anderson, The Associated Press

Apple resumes human reviews of Siri audio with iPhone update

Apple is giving consumers notice when installing the update, iOS 13.2
September 21, 2019 by Bruce Schreiner, The Associated Press, Frankfort KY

Apple awards $250 million to supplier of glass for iPhones

Partnership with Corning revolutionized glass and transformed the technology industry with the first iPhone
June 28, 2019 by The Associated Press, San Francisco CA

Designer behind the iPhone is leaving Apple

After 20 years, chief design officer Jony Ive is leaving to start his own design firm
April 17, 2019 by By Michael Liedtke, The Associated Press, San Francisco

Apple, Qualcomm settle bitter dispute over iPhone technology

Apple and mobile chip maker Qualcomm have settled a bitter financial dispute centred on some of the technology that enables iPhones to connect to the internet.  The surprise truce announced Tuesday came just as the former allies turned antagonists were facing off…
January 4, 2019 by By Mae Anderson, The Associated Press, New York

iPhone sales slump, has the Smartphone peaked?

Everyone who can afford a SmartPhone already owns one and no breakthroughs are compelling enough to upgrade as frequently
October 10, 2018 by Anick Jesdanun And Michael Liedkte, The Associated Press, New York

Google expands Pixel phone screens, undercuts Apple on price

Google’s new Pixel phones mirror the industry trend moving the devices toward lusher, bigger screens and add new twists on the camera for taking better selfies and other pictures. The Pixels have barely made a dent in the market since…
January 25, 2018 by The Associated Press, San Francisco

Apple will give users control over slowdown of older iPhones

Apple’s next major update of its mobile software will include an option that will enable owners of older iPhones to turn off a feature that slows the device to prevent aging batteries from shutting down. The free upgrade announced Wednesday…
January 1, 2018 by Ryan Nakashima, The Associated Press, San Francisco

Apple apologizes for secretly slowing older iPhones

Apple apologized for secretly slowing down older iPhones, a move it said was necessary to avoid unexpected shutdowns related to battery fatigue.  Many customers had interpreted the move as a way to for Apple to juice demand for newer iPhone…
March 4, 2017 by Stephen Nellis, Reuters Cupertino CA

Apple spent $50B last year with U.S. suppliers

Apple spent roughly $50 billion last year at U.S.-based suppliers including 3M and Corning chief executive Tim Cook said this past week, stressing the iPhone-maker’s commitment to U.S. manufacturing. Speaking at an annual shareholder meeting, Cook gave the previously undisclosed…
December 13, 2016 by Bloomberg News: Yuan Gao, and Takashi Amano

Apple assembler Foxconn confirms plans for U.S. investment

Taiwan-based contract electronic manufacturer did not give details of the plan