- Shares of Apple were down on Friday after the company reported lower year-over-year revenue for its flagship products in the third quarter, although the company beat estimates on earnings per share and revenue.
- Apple reported iPhone revenue for the quarter was $39.67 billion, compared to $40.67 billion during the same period last year.
- CFO Luca Maestri told analysts that Apple expects similar sales results in the following quarter.
- India became Apple’s fifth largest iPhone market in the second quarter for the first time, overtaking France and Germany, according to Counterpoint Research.
- India contributed close to 4% of all iPhone sales in the second quarter, growing 50% year-on-year.
- The rapid growth in India comes as Apple ramps up its presence in the world’s fifth-largest economy from both a retail and manufacturing perspective.
- If you have ever visited an Apple Retail Store, you have probably noticed that the employees have an iPhone that works as a point of sale (PoS).
- So far, this system runs on an iPhone XS, but Apple will soon replace these devices with brand new iPhone 14s to make the job a little easier.
Read More at 9to5mac.com
- The European Union (EU) has voted in favor of a new regulation that would require mobile manufacturers to make phone batteries “easily” replaceable by users.
- According to the new rules, consumers must be able to “easily remove and replace” any “portable batteries” used in mobile devices sold in European territories from 2027 onwards.
- The EU’s intention is to make batteries “more sustainable, more durable, and better-performing,” in an effort to reduce e-waste.
Read More at techradar.com
- Apple has a new development framework that can be used to turn your iPhone into an autonomous pet-tracking camera.
- According to documentation on Apple’s website, developers can use pet-tracking features with motorized phone stands to capture and follow your pet around your house while you’re not home.
Read More at theverge.com