Apple CEO Cook visits Nintendo headquarters in Kyoto

Oct 13, 2016

Apple CEO Cook visits Nintendo headquarters in Kyoto

Tim Cook seems to be enjoying his visit to Kyoto. Apple Inc.’s chief executive officer was in Japan’s ancient capital on Thursday, meeting with Nintendo Co. executives at the gaming company’s headquarters. Cook’s visit follows last month’s unveiling of “Super Mario Run” for Apple ...

Apple in talks with Sharp to supply OLED screens for new iPhones

Oct 3, 2016

Apple in talks with Sharp to supply OLED screens for new iPhones

Apple Inc. is in negotiations with Sharp Corp. to secure organic LED displays for the iPhone maker’s next generation of devices, according to a person familiar with the matter. Any supply pact for organic light-emitting diode displays, would hinge on the Osaka-based firm’s output ...

Samsung unveils sleek new Galaxy phones to battle Apple

Mar 3, 2015

Samsung unveils sleek new Galaxy phones to battle Apple

South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. unveiled its latest Galaxy S smartphones, featuring a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal, in a bid to reclaim the throne of undisputed global smartphone leader from Apple Inc. Designed from scratch in an operation dubbed Project Zero, ...

Jul 2, 2014

Apple releases iPad with no SIM lock in Japan

The Japanese unit of Apple Inc. has released iPad tablet computers free of subscriber identity module locks to allow users to choose their own mobile carriers. Users of the lock-free iPad, available at Apple stores and online, are able to use their devices overseas ...

Apple's iPad Air tablet greeted by long store lines

Nov 1, 2013

Apple's iPad Air tablet greeted by long store lines

Apple Inc.’s iPad Air tablet computer hit the shelves Friday in Japan, where Apple products are proving extremely popular, with more than 300 fans lining up in front of an Apple store in central Tokyo. The fifth model of the iPad series, offered at ...

Dec 1, 2012

KDDI, Softbank release iPad mini cellular model

KDDI Corp. and Softbank Mobile Corp. began selling Apple Inc.’s iPad mini Friday with cellular connectivity compatible with high-speed data communications using the LTE network service. KDDI, provider of au mobile communications services, is adding the tablet computer to its lineup in addition to ...