At the Geneva International Motor Show, Kia announced that its entire range of cars in Europe will come with Apple CarPlay by the end of 2017. The Niro hybrid crossover will be the first car to feature Apple CarPlay, with the Optima Plug-In Hybrid and Optima Sportswagon following later this year.
Tim Cook has posted a letter in response to a California judge's order to help unlock an iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters. Cook said that Apple would not comply with the order, stating that it was an "unprecedented step which threatens the security of our customers."
CEO Tim Cook and other senior executives held an employee Town Hall meeting at Apple's headquarters, where Cook talked about iPhone sales, continued expansion in emerging markets, iPad growth and Apple Watch sales figures, Apple Campus 2, and upcoming products.
Popular Mac email app Airmail is now available for iOS, offering a wide array of features including the ability to snooze emails, interactive notifications, filters, customizable swipe actions, Apple Watch support, and so much more.
Apple is said to be working on wireless charging technology, which could make its way into the iPhone and iPad as early as 2017, reports Bloomberg. The manufacturer is said to be developing technologies that can charge a phone even when it's not in contact with the charging plate
Patent troll VirnetX is seeking $532 million from Apple over infringement of intellectual property. The company holds several patents relating to secure communications over virtual private networks, and is claiming that Apple used its technology in FaceTime and iMessage without its permission.
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Apple has hired Doug Bowman, one of the top virtual reality researchers in the United States. A report out of the Financial Times states that Bowman joined the Cupertino giant after going on sabbatical from his post as computer science professor at Virginia Tech.
WhatsApp has announced that it will axe its $1 annual subscription fee starting today. The Facebook-owned messaging service is nearing a billion users, and will start exploring alternate business models that will see the platform acting as a facilitator between businesses and customers:.
Publishers delivering content through the Apple News app may have been getting erroneous usage figures. Apple's SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue told the The Wall Street Journal yesterday that a glitch caused the company to miscalculate the number of people using the service.
SanDisk's Connect is a USB 2.0 flash drive that offers Wi-Fi connectivity, letting you connect to the flash drive from your iPhone or iPad to easily transfer content. At CES 2016, SanDisk is launching a higher-storage model in the series.
At CES 2016, Jaybird announced two new wireless in-ear headphones: Freedom and X3. Both earbuds come with the MySound companion app, which lets you save customized sound profiles based on your listening habits directly onto the hardware.
Apple's trusted certificate — which is used by all third-party apps, Apple Wallet passes, and Safari push notifications and extensions — is set to expire in February 2016, and the manufacturer has issued a new certificate that will be valid until February 7, 2023.