# apple - Yesterday’s News
This was the week in business.
Grief over that claimed ‘sweetheart’ tax deal just won’t go away.
Its net loss for the half year ballooned to nearly €794 million, causing it to replace its mobile chief and cut staff in its global smartphone unit by 15%.
Go on, live a little.
# apple - Thursday 30 October, 2014
Hint: it’s do with Apple’s Tim Cook.
Microsoft has unveiled its challenger to Apple Health and Google Fit while Nintendo looks to develop a device that will monitor a user’s fatigue and map their sleep.
# apple - Wednesday 29 October, 2014
And the company is keeping very quiet about any talks with the US tech behemoth.
# apple - Tuesday 28 October, 2014
Google Fit will sync with all Android Wear devices and can bring health and fitness information from different services and apps together.
# apple - Saturday 25 October, 2014
Plus: How many students are taking part in the next BT Young Scientist competition?
# apple - Thursday 23 October, 2014
Danny Boyle is lined up to direct.
But not just ANY Apple computer…
# apple - Wednesday 22 October, 2014
There are numerous reports of attacks on iClouds users in China.
# apple - Tuesday 21 October, 2014
Smartphone sales were worth over half the company’s income in the last three months.
It works in McDonalds and taxis. (But it’s not in Ireland yet).
# apple - Monday 20 October, 2014
Quality of life: Improved.
Just imagine how long this took to make.
# apple - Sunday 19 October, 2014
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# apple - Saturday 18 October, 2014
It’s obviously a publicity stunt – so, is it working?
# apple - Friday 17 October, 2014
It allows you to quickly switch between carriers.
Is it a proactive idea or bad message?
# apple - Thursday 16 October, 2014
iOS 8.1 will be available to download on Monday and is expected to fix many of the problems that plagued the original release.
Freeze in haste, repent at leisure?
The new iPad Air 2 is 6.1mm thick, a reduction from the 7.5mm on the original iPad Air, and will cost €509 for the basic 16GB version.
# apple - Wednesday 15 October, 2014
Based on the photos, it doesn’t seem as if the iPad Air 2 will be much different from its predecessor in terms of design.
# apple - Tuesday 14 October, 2014
A report today said the two companies are doing this so women working for them can delay childbearing which could hamper their careers.
# apple - Monday 13 October, 2014
The U2 frontman says Ireland’s tax affairs with companies like Apple have brought “the only prosperity we’ve known”.
# apple - Sunday 12 October, 2014
Apple is going for the fashion crowds.
If your children use an iPhone or iPad, then Family Sharing will give you more control over what they download and purchase on their device.
# apple - Saturday 11 October, 2014
Music subscription services? Bankrupt, sez Jobs.
Wireless internet. Who’d have thunk it.
He knows it was weird.
# apple - Friday 10 October, 2014
*That’s those people who played or streamed it through iTunes, iTunes Radio and Beats Music globally.
# apple - Thursday 9 October, 2014
The production of the larger iPad was originally planned to start in December, but strong demand for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pushed this back to early next year.
# apple - Tuesday 7 October, 2014
And in comparison to other years, uptake has been significantly slower.
# apple - Monday 6 October, 2014
The prototype, which runs Apple’s diagnostic mode, was accidentally sent to a customer by US mobile phone network Verizon, and has been put up for sale on eBay.
# apple - Friday 3 October, 2014
#Bendgate just won’t die.
# apple - Tuesday 30 September, 2014
The British PM isn’t into the Double Irish
The updates are expected to coincide with the launch of Apple Pay, Watch and the possible release of a new iPad.