YouTube Claims iPhone Battery Issues Are Fixed in Latest App Update

(Source: Some users had complained that YouTube was sucking the life out of their phones even while it was running in the background, although it’s unclear if that was limited to when users were casting video to a smart TV. Let us know how you get on with the updated YouTube app in the […] […]

Apple iPhone X May Have Sold Out Fast Only Because of Short Supply

(Source: This morning was the beginning and almost immediate end of the iPhone X’s first sales availability to consumers. Reports show that it sold out in minutes. So, is the new model a hit? Although the time frame sounds promising, there’s a significant chance that sales will be iffy relative to some previous iPhone […] […]

Apple Music’s first new personalized playlist wants you to Chill

This week Apple is beginning to roll out the first new personalized playlist under Apple Music’s ‘For You’ section. The playlist, entitled ‘Chill’ is muxed based on editorial curation and algorithmic interpretation of your musical tastes. A small number of test users got the new playlist yesterday evening. An updated Chill playlist will be delivered… via […]

Apple is ‘working rapidly’ to launch Apple Pay in more countries in Asia and Europe — TechCrunch

Apple Pay may only be available in a handful of countries right now, but the iPhone maker is working hard to extend the footprint of its digital payment services into new parts of the world. Read More via Apple is ‘working rapidly’ to launch Apple Pay in more countries in Asia and Europe — TechCrunch

Apple opens India-based development center to work on its maps services — TechCrunch

Apple CEO Tim Cook is having a busy week traveling to Asia’s two biggest countries. Last week, he was in China where Apple announced a landmark billion dollar investment in Uber rival Didi Chuxing, this week it is India where the announcements are continuing to flow. Read More via Apple opens India-based development center to work […]

Apple’s GarageBand picks up traditional Chinese sounds and instruments in new update — TechCrunch

Apple’s interests in China, its second-largest regional market, expand far beyond their recent $1B investment in Didi Chuxing. As the company eyes a larger presence in China, they’re also looking to capture the country’s creativity and imagination with their content creation tools. Today, Apple’s GarageBand music creation software is gaining an update that will more… Read… […]

Apple Invests $1 Billion in China’s Uber Rival Didi Chuxing — TIME

Apple has invested $1 billion into a Chinese ride-hailing service in an effort to fortify ties with China’s booming consumer market. The service, Didi Chuxing, is Uber’s biggest rival in the world’s most populous country, completing 11 million rides a day — 87% of China’s ride-hailing market, Reuters reported. The Apple investment is the largest… via […]