Apple is currently working on a headset with dual 8K displays that will be capable of both virtual and augmented reality, reports CNET. The outlet says the device, codenamed T288, will be wireless—meaning it won’t require a tether to a Mac or iPhone—and it’s slated to launch in 2020.
Apple Music has surpassed 40 million paid subscribers, according to Apple content director Steven Huon. That’s up at least 2 million from the latest number shared on March 12 by SVP Eddy Cue, during his SXSW conference.
Apple has hired Google’s chief of search and artificial intelligence John Giannandrea, reports The New York Times. The outlet has obtained an internal email from Tim Cook, who tells employees “John shares our commitment to privacy and our thoughtful approach as we make computers even smarter and more personal.”
Apple has announced that it will be sharing the earnings results for its second fiscal quarter of 2018 on the first of May. The company has scheduled a conference call for Tuesday, May 1 at 5pm ET (2pm PT) to talk about its performance over the past 3 months.
Apple’s HomePod sales look off to a strong start, at least when compared to other smart speakers. NPD is out with a new report comparing the HomePod’s first day sales to others including the Google Home Max and Sonos One.