Apple reported iPhones sales of 61.2 million in its most recent quarter, well above the 58 million iPhones that analysts had been expecting on average. The company also posted increases in its revenues and profits.
Apple reports its quarterly earnings later today, and while analysts don't expect a blowout quarter, many are predicting Apple to post its second-best period of iPhone sales ever.
Apple remained tight-lipped when asked for its reaction to an announcement by Israel-based security company Skycure that it had discovered a security breach in the company's iOS 8 platform.
With the global launch of Apple's smart watch now only days away, analysts are unclear on whether the device will be the company's biggest earner to date, or its greatest consumer challenge.
Qualcomm will go with Samsung Electronics as its partner to manufacture its next-generation Snapdragon 820 chipset, according to a Re/code report, potentially dealing another blow to silicon fabricator Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.
Most of the growth in the U.S smartphone market is coming from buyers over the age of 55 and from those making under $30,000 per year, according to new report from the NPD Group.
Apple does not expect customers to be able to go into an Apple retail store and buy the firm's new Watch until June, according to a memo from the iPhone maker's retail chief.
Google's Android operating system is to be probed by the European Commission to assess whether the U.S. company breaches the region's anti-trust laws.
Advertising spend on smart watches will reach $68.6 million (€64 million) by 2019, up from an estimated $1.5 million this year.
Who exactly is supposed to watch this "Guided Tour" video that Apple has made for the Apple Watch, and when? If it's consumers, presumably the video would serve as a sort of multimedia owner's manual, though it might help to demonstrate how to properly recharge it. If it's to help media outlets explain the device, four minutes and 45 seconds is a little too long. And if app developers are the intended audience, there are really less than a handful of things you really need to think about.