While Apple’s latest earnings call isn’t due until sometime later this month, rumors are already starting to circulate — and they’re not the good kind, at least for Apple.
The Wall Street Journal claims that the company has cut orders for iPhone 5 components due to “weaker-than-expected” demand for the [...]Read More »
In one of the more bizarre Apple-related stories recently, shoppers at the Lincoln Park Apple Store in Chicago got the quite surprise when a car decided to drive into the store — by crashing through the store’s front glass wall.
While the car managed to smash one of the display [...]Read More »
Just a little over a year after Steve Jobs passed away, Russians pay tribute to the former Apple CEO with a giant iPhone. The tribute is located in St. Petersburg, and was designed by Gleb Tarasov was chosen among 200 other entrants in a contest to decide who would design [...]Read More »
Firefox and Apple have blocked Java while U.S. Homeland Security recommends everyone disable it, because of vulnerabilities
Late last year Java was hit with multiple vulnerabilities one after another. Earlier this week another Java exploit was discovered, one that is being actively exploited on the internet by criminals. Due to Java’s seemingly endless security issues, and the fact that the latest exploit is being “massively exploited in [...]Read More »
It’s no secret that Apple is now a much bigger company than the company we knew many years ago — huge successes such as the iPhone, iPad and even in its computer line has made Apple more successful than it’s ever been. But just how big, is Apple compared to [...]Read More »
Companies, specifically tech companies, may not be people in and of themselves but they do have characteristics (or personalities, if you will). Because of these characteristics, it is often enticing to compare the companies to other things, like celebrities or popular personalities. In the case of the following comic, tech [...]Read More »
Apple planning to launch a larger, low-cost iPhone later this year… for as low as $99 (no contract)?
Rumors of Apple launching a low-cost version of the iPhone have been around for quite some time now, but they’ve always focused on the device being smaller than its original counterpart — an iPhone nano, if you will. Digitimes, however, is reporting that we might see the exact opposite [...]Read More »
Apple sometimes gets a lot of flak for what they deem can and cannot be on their App Store. Sometimes it’s understandable and sometimes it’s just downright head-scratchingly baffling.The news of a game that deals with the current conflict in Syria getting banned might fall somewhere around the middle, I [...]Read More »
With the iPhone 5 selling over 50 million units just in the last quarter alone, you’d think it was the top smartphone on the market, right? Consumer Reports doesn’t seem to think so.
The magazine has been bringing reviews for almost 80 years now, so their opinion carries a lot [...]Read More »
Now this is definitely one of the stranger bugs we’ll come across. A bug in Google’s text-to-speech engine that affects the Google Now and Google Translate services causes it to add the phrase “he now praises the iPad” to sentences ending with “end with,” “enraged with,” and “filled with.”
The [...]Read More »
If you’ve never used Apple’s Find My iPhone app, then good for you — I’m glad you’ve never needed to. But for those of us who’ve used it to locate a misplaced or even stolen phone, it’s a godsend. A musician named Nadav Nirenberg, however, shows us how to really [...]Read More »
First of all, I’m not sure I’ll be able to ever get over that title. Formerly titled, ‘Jobs. Get Inspired,’ the ‘jOBS’ title isn’t much better — it’s a lot worse, actually. But that’s beside the point. The movie chronicling the life of the late former Apple CEO is due [...]Read More »
Looks like the iPod Touch won’t be the only iOS device to come in different colors, with the iPhone rumored to join it when it gets upgraded this year. Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White has issued a report saying that Apple will not only include the option of color [...]Read More »
For the first time in 20 years, New York City’s annual crime rate is about to go up. Who does NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg believe is responsible for this? Why, Apple of course.
Well, not Apple directly but some people who really really want their Apple products. There has been [...]Read More »
Foxconn’s factories have long been criticized for poor working conditions, dragging its associated companies like Apple along with them. A New York Times report published a year ago detailed the poor conditions at Foxconn, and a follow-up report has revealed that things have improved since then.
In an effort to [...]Read More »
While everyone in Paris (and the rest of the world) was celebrating the new year, some thieves decided that it was the perfect time to rob an Apple Store. But not just any ordinary robbery, this one involved masked men, guns, a getaway truck and over $1 million worth of [...]Read More »
It seems like every computer-focused tech company is moving into the living room these days — rumors of an Apple television have been on and off for quite awhile now, and now we’re hearing that Intel might get in on the action as well.
While Apple is supposedly going with [...]Read More »
Were you one of the tens of thousands that backed the Pebble Watch (pictured above) on Kickstarter? Well, congrats because it looks like Apple and Intel have taken the hint.
With more than $10,000,000 pledged over the initial asking price of $100,000, it’s not secret now that there’s an untapped [...]Read More »
We all know that the folks at Apple are hard at work on the next iPhone and iOS, and signs of that have finally begun to trickle out of Cupertino.
Quite literally in fact, because app developers are beginning to see usage logs referencing an unreleased iPhone and version of [...]Read More »
Apple has seemingly mirrored Samsung’s recent actions of dropping patent claims in the EU by withdrawing a patent claim against them in the US — the device in question, the Samsung Galaxy S III mini.
Have Apple and Samsung suddenly started exchanging pleasantries in the form of dropping patent claims? [...]Read More »
While there are many legitimate reasons for jailbreaking your iPhone, one of the more popular things to do with a jailbroken device was install pirated apps on it. And for pirated iOS apps, there was no better place to go than Hackulous, the community and website behind the Installous app. [...]Read More »
A U.S. International Trade Commission judge Thomas Pender is recommending sanctions against Samsung in light of his preliminary finding that the company infringed four of Apple’s patents.
The recommended sanctions include an import and sales ban on products found to infringe Apple patents and the posting of a bond for [...]Read More »
2013 is — quite literally — around the corner. Indeed, a few hours from now the world will slowly start to move from 2012 and rollover to 2013, starting in the East first and then eventually ending with the West. If you were a major tech company, or the CEO [...]Read More »
Anyone that reads any technology related news knows about Apple’s vendetta against Android… about Apple waging war against everything Android vis a vis lawsuits and litigation. If you think Apple has already hit a low in their crusade against the little green robot, you would be wrong. It could get [...]Read More »
We’ve known for awhile now that Apple has plans to bring production of one its Macs to the US — and we’ve also speculated that it was most likely going to be the Mac Pro due to its relatively lower volume of sales when compared to the rest of the [...]Read More »
When in Japan during the new year, you’ll notice that many retailers will offer mystery bags for purchase — bags that contain a random assortment of products from that retailer, often at a big discount. Turns out that even some of the biggest companies participate in this yearly tradition, and [...]Read More »
Just got a brand new iPad 4 for Christmas? Looks like that shiny new tablet might be updated in only 3 months, if rumors prove to be true. MacRumors is reporting that a 5th generation iPad may be released as soon as this March, 2013.
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However Chinese news ZOL (CBS
In today’s world, which company is infamous for its aggressive patent claims and legal action again alleged intellectual property infringement? Apple, of course. What most people don’t know, however, is Microsoft has always been as aggressive (if not more) than Apple when it comes to intellectual property. The only different [...]Read More »
According to The EETimes, the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is contemplating on building a new factory in either New York or Oregon with the project being called “Azalea.” Another report out of The Oregonian says that officials in New York and Oregon may be competing to attract a [...]Read More »
We’ve all heard this before — Apple is planning on releasing a television set that will supposedly revolutionize the way we watch television. But the news about what used to be pure speculation at one point is becoming more tangible every time we hear about it. Now Taiwan’s Central News [...]Read More »
This one was just waiting to happen. Why? When Apple first introduced its “Notification Center” along with iOS 5, many longtime Android users noted that Apple outright copied Google’s implementation. Now that one of Google’s notification patents has been granted, it looks like Samsung is taking advantage of that opportunity.[...]Read More »
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Apple a new patent to add to its steadily growing portfolio, and this time it’s an interesting one. This particular patent is for the design of the original iPhone that was released back in 2007, and arguably changed the mobile phone [...]Read More »
Most, if not all, cultures say not to speak ill of the dead; no matter how much you dislike a person, you shouldn’t make fun of them after their passing. The following is a comic of Steve Jobs who, as I’m sure we all know, has died. It isn’t making [...]Read More »
In the past we have seen various criticisms of tech companies, ranging from how Google, Microsoft, Apple, Oracle, Facebook, etc. apologize when they make a mistake to how the same tech companies market their products. Today we have a comic to share with you from the same artist, Manu Cornet. [...]Read More »
Another Apple patent is rejected by United States Patent and Trademark Office — this time it is “pinch-to-zoom”
Apple just can’t seem to catch a break when it comes to patents, as another one of its most important patents has been rejected by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. This is the second in recent months, following the company’s patent for the “rubber band” effect being temporarily [...]Read More »