Apple has joined the "It Gets Better" campaign with a video that features words of encouragement from its gay, lesbian, and transgendered employees. "To finally be open and honest with who I am and what I want out of life. To my surprise, it was probably one of the best things that I had ever done," one man says.
A father of two has sued Apple for the ease of its in-app purchases, despite the company's attempts to make doing so more difficult. A Pennsylvania father has filed a lawsuit against Apple for allowing in-app purchases in free iPhone games, which he claims allows children to spend real-world money without even knowing it.
Apple frequently touts the number of applications available to iOS users, which now sits north of 350,000. But that number could be in danger of coming in second place to rival Google in just a few months time.
The decline is Android's first since the second quarter of 2009. Apple's iOS gained market share, jumping to 28% from 19% the previous quarter, while Research In Motion's BlackBerry OS fell to 14% from 19% a quarter earlier, the research firm said.
Apple's market capitalization has surpassed Microsoft's for a couple of years. Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)’s Windows sales slumped last quarter as the iPad crimped demand for consumer laptops, marking the first time in 20 years that the software maker...
Speaking at the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing on Wednesday, the head of Rovio Mobile, the developer behind the bestselling Angry Birds app, said that Apple's iPhone has changed the whole mobile market, noting also that the franchise has become the third most copied brand in China, behind Disney and Hello Kitty.
Staying in the rarified Top 25 ranking on Apple's App Store is a bit of mad science for companies like Rovio, the makers of Angry Birds. Apple has its own, closely guarded algorithm for determining where an application lands.