Tag Archives: Handset profits

Massive handset profits, HomeKit, iOS 8.1.1, Nuzzel


Apple's online NZ store already has a lot of 'Connected Devices' for sale
Apple’s online NZ store already has a lot of ‘Connected Devices’ for sale

Apple continues to dominate with massive 86% share of handset industry profits — A new analysis of third-quarter handset industry operating profits estimates that Apple accounted for a massive 86% share, blowing away the competition as rivals such as Samsung saw their profit levels dip.

First wireless chips with Apple HomeKit support now shipping to device manufacturers — Chipmakers Broadcom and Texas Instruments have started shipping out Bluetooth and Wi-Fi chips with installed Apple HomeKit firmware, meaning the first wave of HomeKit-enabled devices should hit store shelves soon. [There’s already more ‘Connected Home’ devices available on the NZ App Store than I would have thought, it was quite a surprise.]

Apple releases first iOS 8.1.1 beta to developers with bug fixes — Following the release of OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite beta, Apple on Monday issued the first developer beta for iOS 8.1.1 , the upcoming point release for the company’s mobile operating system.

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