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Apple reveals lower-than-expected iPhone sales last quarter

Apple has warned investors that its revenues for the final quarter of 2018 (its fiscal Q1) will be lower than it previously forecast. The company now expects quarterly revenues of around $84bn, compared to the $89bn-$93bn...
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Report: US iPhone app spending grew by 23% in 2017

Sensor Tower is the latest research firm putting out numbers on the apps market for 2017, this time focusing on iPhone app spending in the US. It claims that the average amount spent per active iPhone in the US was $58...
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Study predicts sharp growth for average iPhone app spend

American iPhone owners spent an average of $47 on apps in 2016 according to research firm SensorTower. But it expects that to grow to $63 this year, $77 in 2018 and $88 in 2019. That’s 86% growth from 2016 to 2019, although...
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Analyst suggests Apple should bundle Apple Music with iPhone 8

Apple has confirmed that its next press launch will be on 12 September, which is when we can expect the iPhone 8 to be unveiled. Could there be some Apple Music news then too? It will be surprising if Apple doesn’t offer...
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Mobile apps spending expected to reach $81bn in 2021

Analytics firm App Annie has published its latest set of predictions for the smartphone apps market in 2017. Obligatory big numbers: it anticipates 195bn global downloads across Android and iOS this year, with smartphone...
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Apple’s iMessage Store has nearly 5k apps already

Six months after its launch, Apple’s iMessage Store – the in-app catalogue of stickers and add-ons for iOS’ native messaging app – now has nearly 5k apps available. That’s according to research firm Sensor Tower,...
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iPhone helps Apple return to growth as services loom large

Crisis? What crisis? Apple announced its financial results for the final quarter of 2016 – its fiscal first quarter of 2017 – yesterday, reporting record revenues and iPhone sales. But it’s the continued surge in...
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Apple iMessage gets an App Store: Genius lyrics included

Apple is launching its iOS 10 software today, and as part of it is opening up its iMessage messaging app to developers
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Campaigns: Video Deluxe – Sandbox 155

Perhaps more than normal, there have been a number of properly eye-catching music videos recently – so we have decided to take a closer look at the best of them. First up, J-pop band Lyrical School, who have created...
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The history of the album-app: creativity galore but commercially tough

As long as there have been app stores for smartphone and tablets, there have been musicians and developers exploring the potential for albums to be delivered as apps. Many of these projects have been creative and technologically...
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Apple Music up to 13m subscribers nine months after launch

More than $40bn was wiped off Apple’s market cap last night, as shares dipped by more than 8% after its latest quarterly financial results. Analysts were spooked by the company missing their revenue and earnings estimates,...
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Apple unveils new iPhone SE four-inch smartphone

Apple Music didn’t get a mention at last night’s Apple press event, where the company focused more on its new devices. They include the iPhone SE, a smaller smartphone with a four-inch screen, which will be the more...