Browsing: Phil Schiller

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Who might replace Tim Cook as Apple CEO

Apple CEO Tim Cook addressed succession at the company’s annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, saying that eventually “passing the baton” properly is one of his most important roles. The company has a deep bench of

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Apple revamps iOS, unveils AR features

Apple took the wraps off new iOS 11, the operating system that will power the next iPhone as well as current and some past iPhone models, previewing new augmented reality features and a redesigned App Store at the company’s annual developers conference

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Apple unveils HomePod smart speaker

Apple has entered the growing field of voice-controlled speakers for the home on Monday, taking on early leaders Amazon.com and Google. Apple’s speaker, called HomePod, emphasizes the enjoyment of

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Meet the new MacBook Pro

Apple on Thursday introduced the first overhaul of its MacBook Pro laptop in more than four years, demonstrating dedication to a product that represents a small percentage of revenue. The highlight is a new digital display on the

Duncan McLeod
Has smartphone evolution stalled?

Korea’s Samsung Electronics this week began selling its latest flagship handset, the highly anticipated Galaxy S5. Early reviews are already in and, although largely positive, some reviewers are asking if the insane pace of innovation in the smartphone industry in

Craig Wilson
With iOS 7, Apple plays catch-up

If Apple could pick one word it would most like associated with the announcements it made at its annual developers’ conference on Tuesday, it would probably be “innovative”. It’s been accused of losing the innovation edge in the recent past and, despite the usual grandiose comments by CEO Tim Cook and his

Craig Wilson
Budget iPhone makes no sense

Speculation has been mounting in recent weeks that Apple is preparing a cheaper iPhone to help it expand more aggressively in emerging markets. The rumours had reached such a point that senior vice-president of worldwide marketing, Phil Schiller, this week moved to play them down. The