Just as was the case in the past with the 3G and 4G LTE transition, Apple has employed the waiting tactic and won’t jump on the 5G bandwagon this or next year, meaning a 5G-capable iPhone won’t launch before 2020, at the earliest.
Strategy in development would permit customers to subscribe to video services directly through Apple’s TV app for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV, as opposed to asking users to subscribe to them through apps individually downloaded from App Store.
While there will always be an ad-supported version of Facebook that’s free to everyone, the company has been conducting market research in recent weeks to determine whether an ad-free version paid by subscriptions would spur more people to join the service.
Apple is a “traditional business that does most things well, demands a high price for it and receives that high price,” an analyst said frankly. “With Apple, what you see is largely what you get and when it’s not, the company will not just apologize but offer a fix.”