Apple didn’t reveal its fiscal Q1 iPhone shipments or sales this time around. We know from its revenue of $84.3B that sales must have been significantly down year-on-year, but we’re dependant on market intelligence companies to provide estimates of the actual numbers for the holiday quarter. We’ve previously seen estimates from Counterpoint, IDC and Strategy Analytics – and now Gartner has completed the set with the most pessimistic view of the four … more… The post With four estimates of Q1 iPhone shipments now out, Gartner is the most pessimistic appeared first on 9to5Mac.
Apple and Goldman Sachs are readying a joint credit card, according to the Wall Street Journal. The new credit card will integrate with the Apple Wallet app on the iPhone to offer special features like the ability to set spending goals and track purchase rewards. The card would purportedly offer rewards like 2% cashback, and maybe more when buying Apple gear. The report says the new card will be tested with employees in the next month or so with a launch later in the year. The Wallet app has undergone a significant design change in the iOS 12.2 beta, so it makes sense that Apple has bigger plans in the offing. more… The post WSJ: Joint Apple and Goldman Sachs credit card launching later this year, enables special features with Wallet app appeared first on 9to5Mac.
In a statement to Macerkopf, Apple’s vice president of Apple Music and International Content announces that App Store payments to European developers have just exceeded $25 billion. more… The post Apple says the App Store has now paid out over $25 billion to European developers appeared first on 9to5Mac.