Apple Beats Deal May Get EU Regulators Approval By Monday

Apple Beats Deal May Get EU Regulators Approval By Monday

Apple recently announced that they were purchasing Beats Audio in a deal which is worth $3 billion to the founders of beats, this is of course subject to the Apple Beats deal being approved by the various regulators.

According to a recent report, the European Regulators will announce their ruling on the Apple Beats deal by next Monday the 30th of June.

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Apple iWatch Team Gets A New Fitness Wearables Expert

Apple iWatch Team Gets A New Fitness Wearables Expert

Apple has apparently hired a new fitness wearables expert to work with the team that is developing the Apple iWatch. Apple has hired Alex Hsieh, who previously worked at Atlas Wearables, and he is now listed as a firmware developer at Apple.

There are no details on exactly what Ales Hsieh is working on at Apple, but considering his past experience, we suspect he may have joined the Apple iWatch team.

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Apple Working On Other HomeKit Devices As Well As Apple TV

Apple Working On Other HomeKit Devices As Well As Apple TV

We recently heard a rumor that the next Apple TV could be used as a HomeKit Hub for controlling a range of home automation devices around your home.

This would be the prefect device to control various things around your home, and now according to a recent report, Apple may also be building some hardware to work with their HomKit Hub.

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Apple iPad In-Store Trade-In Program Comes To UK and Other European Countries

Apple iPad In-Store Trade-In Program Comes To UK and Other European Countries

It seems Apple has started its iPad trade-in program in European shores as well, which give users the ability to recycle their old iPad models for a credit, and utilize it to purchase a new iPad.

Previously, the program kicked off in Canada and United States last month, but it’s good to see Apple is offering the services in other regions as well.

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Apple And Samsung In Talks To End Patent Disputes (Rumor)

Apple And Samsung In Talks To End Patent Disputes (Rumor)

Earlier today we heard that Apple and Google had come to an agreement to end their legal cases over patents, this new agreement does not affect the various lawsuits between Apple and Samsung.

Samsung and Apple have been fighting it out in court over the last couple of years, and Samsung have had to pay Apple around $1 billion US dollars after various court rulings.

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Apple And Google Settle Patent Lawsuit

Apple And Google Settle Patent Lawsuit

When Google purchases Motorola Mobility, it acquired a number of patents, Google then decided to sue Apple over these patents, and then Apple counter sued Google, and now Apple and Google have ended their lawsuit and come to an agreement.

Apple and Google have been fighting it our over various patents for some time, and Apple has been suing various handset makers like Samsung relating to Google’s Android OS, the new agreement does not affect Apple’s lawsuits against Samsung.

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Apple’s PR Chief Katie Cotton Is Leaving Apple

Apple’s PR Chief Katie Cotton Is Leaving Apple

For the past 18 years, Apple have had the same person in charge of the companies image, Katie Cotton has been the head of PR at Apple, and she has now decided to leave Apple.

Katie Cotton has been one of the most powerful executives at Apple, and has been in charge of all of the major releases from the iPad to the iPhone, and she worked with Steve Jobs when he was CEO and Tim Cook who is the current CEO.

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Beats Audio CEO Jimmy Iovine May Join Apple As Special Adviser

Beats Audio CEO Jimmy Iovine May Join Apple As Special Adviser

This morning we heard a rumor that Apple were going to purchased Beats Audio in a deal worth $3.2 Billion, and a couple of hours ago the deal was basically confirmed by Dr Dre.

The confirmation came in the form of a video posted online by rapper and actor Tyrese Gibson, which included Dr Dre, and he also confirmed the deal on Instagram, the posts have now been removed from both Facebook and Instagram, but you can see a screenshot below.

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Apple Buys Beats Audio For $3.2 Billion

Apple Buys Beats Audio For $3.2 Billion

Earlier today we heard a rumor that Apple was in talks to buy Beats Audio in a deal worth $3.2 billion, and whilst there is no official word from Apple as yet on the acquisition, Dr Dre has confirmed the deal on Instagram.

The confirmation came from Rappera dn Actor  Tyrese Gibson’s Instagram account, who posted a photo of himself and Dr Dre, with confirmation of the deal, you can see a quote from Tyrese below.

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Apple iPad Display Top Supplier Is Samsung

Apple iPad Display Top Supplier Is Samsung

Apple and Samsung recently finished their latest court case, but the two companies still work together, even though they have been through a number of court cases over the last two years, and according to a recent report, the top supplier of the Apple iPad display is Samsung.

According to research company Display Search, the top supplier of iPad display in the first quarter of 2014 was Samsung, and the company apparently supplied 62 percent of the 9.7 inch displays for the iPad Air.

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