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Apple Music and iTunes, not the iPhone, is what one analyst sees as Apple’s future

May 24th, 2018

With the iPhone still responsible for the bulk of Apple’s quarterly revenue, it’s easy to overlook the company’s burgeoning services division, a category which includes iTunes, the App Store, Apple Pay, Apple Music and more. During Apple’s most recent quarter, the company’s suite of services generated $9.1 billion in revenue, representing an impressive 31% increase …

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Apple rejects iPhone app designed to detect net neutrality violations

January 18th, 2018

Apple recently rejected an iOS app that purports to detect net neutrality violations, according to a new report from Motherboard. The app in question, which is called Wehe and was created by Northeastern University researcher David Coffnes, is designed to measure download speeds from a group of seven popular mobile-based services, including YouTube, Amazon, NBCSports, …

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Apple’s App Store generated more revenue in 2016 than McDonald’s

January 15th, 2018

Earlier this month, Apple provided us with some updated numbers regarding the App Store and, suffice it to say, business is booming. Throughout 2017, Apple notes that it paid out $26.5 billion to developers, a solid increase from the $20.3 billion Apple doled out to developers in 2016. All told, Apple has cumulatively paid out …

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Apple reveals 2017’s best apps, games, movies, music and more

December 7th, 2017

Apple pulled back the curtain on its Best of 2017 lists on Thursday, highlighting the most popular apps, games, books, TV shows, movies, music and podcasts of the year. If you’ve been keeping up with the App Store regularly throughout 2017, many of the top apps and games should look familiar to you, but there …

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It’s not just you: Apple’s online services are down for some users right now

October 6th, 2017

Apple online services including Apple Music, the iTunes Store, App Store, and Apple TV are down for some users this morning. Apple’s cloud services dashboard shows “intermittent issues” for “some users,” although it’s only affecting certain Apple services at this time. The full list of services down is the App Store, Apple Music, Apple TV, …