Posts tagged as apple

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    Wednesday, September 23rd 2015

    GoPro chief denies plans to sell to Apple

    by Markus Huber

    Yesterday, at a conference held in San Francisco, California, GoPro chief executive and founder Nicholas Woodman, denied a possible sale of his company – partly or as a whole – to Apple. Woodman even considered it unlikely that the brand behind the iPhone was planning to get serious about action cameras at this point. At the same time, […]

  • Tuesday, September 15th 2015

    Is Apple looking into a possible GoPro takeover?

    by Markus Huber

    U.S. analysts have been quick to speculate about a possible acquisition of camera maker GoPro by Apple. Leading analysts from Northland Capital Markets believe that the GoPro offer would fit neatly into Apple’s growing offer of sports contents and video applications. In addition, the experts are saying that GoPro stock does not have much further […]

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    Monday, July 27th 2015

    Nike and Apple pay millions to settle class action against Fuelband

    by Markus Huber

    According to media reports, Apple and Nike, the two partners behind the Fuelband wearable device, have reached a settlement with unhappy customers. It was said that the class suit was with regards to wrongful advertising of the Fuelband by suggesting that the item could count calories or steps. The settlement concerns products purchased between January 2012 and June this year. […]

  • No worries, this is the original Apple Watch. Cheaper knock-offs, however, are already available before the official release of the authentic product.

    Thursday, March 12th 2015

    Apple Watch too pricey? – Questionable solutions at Taobao

    by Markus Huber

    Apple presented its own smart watch, the Apple Watch, earlier this week. Apparently it will not be available in China before April 24. China’s smartshoppers, though can count on Alibaba’s selling platform Taobao, where copies are already on sale. The scary thing is not just the ridiculous price of 250 yuan renminbi (€37.87) compared with the recommended retail price of […]

  • Thursday, January 15th 2015

    GoPro suffers stock landslide following Apple’s action cam move

    by Markus Huber

    Apple has successfully filed new patents with the U.S. authorities. This time it’s all about action cams, although it’s not entirely clear which direction the i-products marketer plans to take. For the probable market leader in the action camera sector, GoPro, the news caused – at least on a short term basis – a landslide as far as its stock is concerned. […]

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    Tuesday, October 28th 2014

    U.S. retailers oppose Apple Pay to support their own system

    by Markus Huber

    Apple new payment system  (“Apple Pay”) is facing an uphill struggle against mighty U.S. retailers such as Wal-Mart, Gap, CVS, Rite Aid and Wendy’s. Some of them have already changed their systems to ensure that NFC technology, which Apple Pay is based on, does not work in their outlets. Instead, these retailers are opting for QR codes promoted by retail alliance […]

  • Thursday, June 19th 2014

    Nike’s FuelBand goes Android

    by Markus Huber

    Nike is releasing an app for its FuelBand which is compatible to smartphones that run the Android system. That means a sort of change of strategy after the sporting goods brand has had an intense partnership with Apple. Since 2006, the two have been working together on iPods and FuelBand applications. Reportedly, Nike denied, however, […]

  • Wednesday, October 16th 2013

    Nike unveils new FuelBand—and frustrates androidistas

    by Markus Huber

    Yesterday, Nike unveiled the second generation of its FuelBand at an event held in New York City. The new Nike+ FuelBand SE is basically black with a few contrast color options. Like its predecessor, it is based on the Swoosh’s NikeFuel technology, but offers more information and motivation to keep users moving. Additionally, it is said […]