Tag Archives: iOS

Apple Music adds student membership subscription at 50% discount, $4.99 per month

Apple is today introducing an Apple Music plan aimed at students. The service is identical in features to the standard plan but rather than paying $9.99 per month, qualifying students can subscribe to Apple Music for $4.99 per month. The offering is rolling out today in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Australia and more countries (via…

http://9to5mac.com/2016/05/06/apple-music-adding-student-membership-subscription-at-50-discount-4-99-per-month/

KGI: Apple to drop aluminum iPhone casing in 2017 in favor of new ‘all glass’ enclosure with AMOLED screen

In a new report by KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo, the reliable Apple analyst claims that the iPhone will be seeing a major redesign in 2017, dropping the iconic aluminum casing for an all-glass enclosure with AMOLED screen. This follows on from another of Kuo’s reports in late March, where he first suggested Apple will return to an iPhone design…

http://9to5mac.com/2016/04/17/kgi-apple-to-drop-aluminum-iphone-casing-in-2017-in-favor-of-new-all-glass-enclosure-with-amoled-screen/

The tablet market is 100 million units smaller than expected. What happened?

Six years after the iPad debut, what’s the future for tablets?

http://recode.net/2016/04/10/tablet-market-ipad-pro-forecast/

Swift is quickly rising in popularity as a developer language … but how much is Apple using Swift?

The TIOBE index uses search engine rankings to track popularity of programming languages. In January, Swift overtook Objective-C to become the 14th most popular language in the TIOBE index. The surge in popularity was spurred by the release of Swift into open-source in December. With developer interest growing, Ryan Olson was interested in how much Apple is […]

http://9to5mac.com/2016/01/18/swift-is-quickly-rising-in-popularity-as-a-developer-language-but-how-much-is-apple-using-swift/

App Store app prices going up in Canada, New Zealand and 5 more countries due to exchange rate fluctuations

Apple has notified developers that App Store prices in Canada, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore and South Africa are increasing. Customers in these regions will see prices for apps and in-app purchases rise within the next 72 hours. If you have a renewing subscription, Apple will notify you with an email about the price change ahead of the next subscription […]

http://9to5mac.com/2016/01/18/app-store-app-prices-going-up-in-canada-new-zealand-and-5-more-countries-due-to-exchange-rate-fluctuations/

No, Apple Is Not Working to Make It Easier to Switch From iPhone to Android

The company denies a report it is building a tool to take photos, music and contacts over to Android.

http://recode.net/2016/01/11/no-apple-is-not-working-to-make-it-easier-to-switch-from-iphone-to-android/

App Store prices rising in Australia, Indonesia and Sweden due to exchange rate fluctuations

Apple is raising prices for apps in Australia, Indonesia and Sweden within the next 3 days. In an email, Apple has notified developers that they are updating prices in the three countries in response to foreign exchange rate variations. Prices are being increased across the board. For example, today a $0.99 app in the Australian App Store is sold for 1.29 AUD. When the changes come into effect, customers will have […]

http://9to5mac.com/2015/10/12/app-store-prices-rising-in-australia/