Tim Cook says he’s open to settling Qualcomm lawsuit, but expects a lengthy legal battle

One of the more pressing questions during Apple’s earning call earlier this afternoon centered on the company’s current litigation battle with Qualcomm. Toni Sacconaghi of Bernstein pressed Tim Cook for comments on Apple’s decision to sue Qualcomm, bringing up a past instance of Cook saying that he hated litigation: “I’ve always hated litigation, and I continue to hate it, and I highly prefer to settle versus battle.” more… Filed under:...

Tim Cook says more features planned for Apple TV, notes of ‘cable bundle beginning to break down’

We just offered up a full breakdown of everything Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca Maestri had to say during the company’s Q1 2017 earnings call and there are a few things worthy of mention on their own. Perhaps most notably, Tim Cook offered up more details on Apple’s plans for original content and the Apple TV, noting that thus far, the company has only dipped its toe in the water… more… Filed under:...

How to back up and restore a Boot Camp Windows partition on macOS using Winclone [Video]

As we showed you in our step-by-step tutorial, creating a Boot Camp partition on your Mac to install Windows is easy. The tedious part of the installation is taking Windows through its initial setup process, and configuring it to your liking. The configuration portion of the install process — initial setup, installing drivers, and downloading needed applications — can take a significant amount of time, so it’s worth backing up your Boot Camp installation after you have it configured to your liking. By doing so, you can easily restore a snapshot of Windows in mere minutes. Watch our hands-on video walkthrough, as we show you how to back up and restore a Boot Camp Windows partition using Winclone Basic for macOS. more… Filed under:...

Live blog: Apple’s fiscal year Q1 2017 earnings call

Apple just announced its earnings for Q1 2017, reporting profits of $17.89 billion on revenues of $78.4 billion. The company sold 78.3 million iPhones, 13 million iPads, and 5.3 million Macs. Next on today’s schedule is Apple’s quarterly earnings call, which will kick-off at 2PM PT/5PM and we’ll have live coverage right here. more… Filed under:...