Apple speculation and gossip.
Many of iOS 8’s most unique features are hidden within the Accessibility section of settings. With the ability to alter the way you use your device, some accessibility features may surprise you.
Posted on 22 November 2014 | 5:00 pm
Nokia surprised with a new Intel Atom powered tablet running Android 5.0 this week while Google updated its Lollipop flagship software and Apple debuted the first beta SDK for WatchKit and Apple Watch apps.
Mobile recap: Nokia N1 tablet; Nexus 6 updated; Apple Watch apps originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 22 November 2014 | 2:01 pm
Apple could begin paying out $400 million worth of cash and ebook credits by the end of the year, after a federal judge approved an unusual deal related to an Apple-led conspiracy to fix the price of ebooks.
Apple’s $450M plan to settle ebook price-fixing gets green light originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 10:35 pm
On Thursday, the United States patent office published a patent application from Apple describing a system where a smoke detector pushes a notification to a mobile device, like an iPhone.
Apple patent application describes a networked smoke detector originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 6:39 pm
Since about an hour since the iPhone 6 Plus first went on pre-order online, it's apparently been in short supply. But now, Apple's website now lists the 16GB iPhone 6 Plus with a ship date of "7-10 business days."
Check again: Apple says iPhone 6 Plus is in stock in more places originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 3:11 pm
Apple has decided to end a bitter legal war against Google and Android phone makers, and to turn away from patent tactics that have cost the smartphone industry billions of dollars, according to reports and new court filings.
Apple-backed Rockstar ends patent war on Android, deal suggests originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 11:14 pm
Building a design culture at an engineering company isn’t just about hiring a bunch of designers.
How engineers and designers can work together in Silicon Valley originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 9:03 pm
Red Hat purchased FeedHenry and its mobile app development platform in September; now it's updating it with tools to better support collaborative development.
Red Hat spiffs up FeedHenry with better collaboration tools originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 1:25 pm
Apple announced on Tuesday that it is making an Apple Watch software development kit available to developers. You can download the WatchKit resources from Apple's developer website.
Developers can now start working on Apple Watch software originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 18 November 2014 | 6:47 pm
Using an iPhone 6 Plus, Fleksy beat its own Guinness World Record for the fastest mobile keyboard. The intelligent software works on iOS and Android, where it now costs half as much as it did before.
Fleksy’s mobile keyboard sets a new speed record on iPhone 6 Plus originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 18 November 2014 | 5:19 pm
Social payments app Venmo has added a few new features that make it easier to set up your account as well as pay with a thumb tap if you happen to own a later-generation iPhone.
Venmo update lets you pay with Touch ID directly from your bank originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 17 November 2014 | 10:10 pm
Nine big tech powers really want the USA Freedom Act -- which would curtail some of the government's data gathering activities -- to pass and are pushing the Senate to get that done.
Microsoft, Google & friends urge passage of USA Freedom Act originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 17 November 2014 | 4:12 pm
Taking notes is a daily requirement for me, and here's how I use iOS apps and devices to get it done.
How to take dependable notes with the iPhone and iPad originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 17 November 2014 | 2:00 pm
Buying and selling your home can be a stressful and time consuming ordeal. While some aspects of this major life event have not changed over the years, the technology one uses throughout the process has.
Posted on 15 November 2014 | 5:00 pm
Microsoft is moving forward with Skype in a browser with a new beta version announced for IE, Chrome, Safari and Firefox. You'll still need to download a plug-in but the company is working on using RTC to alleviate that requirement.
Microsoft begins Skype for Web beta but still requires a plug-in originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 14 November 2014 | 3:36 pm
After raising $2 million in seed funding, Drop's connected scale and corresponding iPad app are now available. The intelligent scale can adjust recipes based on the ingredients you have simply by weighing them as you add them.
Preheat your oven: Drop’s smart scale and iPad app are here originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 14 November 2014 | 2:45 pm
Google has posted notice on the Wallet developer site that it is shutting down the API powering digital goods purchases on web and mobile internet sites on March 2.
Posted on 13 November 2014 | 11:03 pm
After launching its iPhone-for-life leasing program, Sprint announced iPad for Life, in which customers can get an iPad Air 2 or iPad Mini 3 on a 24-month lease.
Sprint adds the iPad to its “for life” leasing program originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 13 November 2014 | 8:27 pm
Wildcard, a New York-based startup, has built a browser for iOS where cards -- not HTML webpages -- are the standard unit that users interact with when surfing the internet.
A new mobile browser called Wildcard restructures the web into easily swipable cards originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 13 November 2014 | 3:00 pm
An anonymous messaging app called PeeeM has made a name for itself in the Middle East, where it’s found a following among youngsters and communities that can’t flaunt their lifestyles in public.
PeeeM, an anonymous messaging and file-sharing app, sets its sights on the U.S. originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 12 November 2014 | 10:51 pm
Here's a product likely to be on countless Christmas lists: On Wednesday, Beats announced a new pair of headphones, the Solo2 Wireless, an updated version of its bestselling Solo2 on-ear headphones that connect to your music player through Bluetooth.
The bestselling Beats headphones are going wireless originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 12 November 2014 | 3:00 pm
Now that Apple has an iPhone with full 1080p resolution, Netflix is bringing higher resolution shows to the handset. The online video company says movies, television shows and its own original content is now supported in 1080p on the iPhone 6 Plus, which has a full […]
Holy pixels, Batman: Netflix brings 1080p video to iPhone 6 Plus originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 12 November 2014 | 1:53 pm
A California woman, Adrienne Moore, who says she lost "countless" text messages after she switched from Apple's iPhone to a Samsung Galaxy S5, can proceed with a class action lawsuit, a judge ruled on Monday.
Apple must answer for missing text messages, judge rules originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 11 November 2014 | 11:52 pm
Revel Systems had something to celebrate today. The maker of point-of-sale terminals announced on Tuesday it has raised $100 million in a Series C round from private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and other strategic investors.
Posted on 11 November 2014 | 3:49 pm
First filed four years ago, Apple was granted a patent to track and geofence cellular dead zones, capturing the information in a crowdsourced database.
Apple patent granted to geofence and track cellular dead zones from iPhones originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 11 November 2014 | 2:50 pm
If the True Tone flash on your iPhone doesn't quite cut it for you in every lighting situation, this $60 wireless accessory might help. The Nova Flash has 40 LEDs, an app to control the lighting and a Bluetooth radio to work with your camera.
Need a better flash for your iPhone or Android camera? Here’s a thin wireless one originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 10 November 2014 | 4:41 pm
There’s finally a way out of the iMessage abyss. If you’ve ever switched from an iPhone to another type of smartphone, there’s a good chance you had difficulty removing your phone number from iMessage, which meant that text messages sent to your number could disappear forever. There was even […]
How to deregister your phone number from iMessage and get your texts back originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 9 November 2014 | 11:02 pm
Two interesting things happened this week for users of mobile word processors: Microsoft's decision to release a free version of Office for iPad and a new partnership with Dropbox.
How free Office for iPad and Dropbox integration might change my writing workflow originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 9 November 2014 | 6:30 pm
We should see devices that use Apple's HomeKit development framework at CES in January, but before then we're seeing a rush of startups trying to find their niche in the ecosytem
Posted on 9 November 2014 | 4:00 pm
The iPad mini has become something of an oddity in Apple's product line. It's clearly here to stay, but Apple doesn't seem quite sure how to fit it in among smaller iPhones and larger iPad Airs.
Posted on 8 November 2014 | 8:00 pm
Now that editing Office docs on an iPad doesn't require an Office 365 subscription, those who paid for the feature can get a refund. It's a smart move by Microsoft by keeping current users happy while broadening the base of new users.
Did you pay to edit Office docs on an iPad? Now you can get some money back originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 7 November 2014 | 8:36 pm
A statement from the CEO of GT Advanced Technology that includes several original contracts between GTAT and Apple was unsealed on Friday.
Apple to sapphire supplier: “Put on your big boy pants and accept the agreement” originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 7 November 2014 | 7:09 pm
Windows and Office, locked at the hip, drove Microsoft's hugely profitable software business. Now the company is starting to decouple the dynamic duo.
It’s Nadella’s Microsoft now as the company decouples Windows and Office originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 6 November 2014 | 6:40 pm
Microsoft is quickly learning that adding more Office users for free may be more useful than gaining fewer Office users at a cost: Office 365 subscriptions are no longer required for Office on mobiles. We also have a look at Office for Android and Windows 10.
Microsoft sets Office free on iPhone, iPad with Android preview and Windows touch version in tow originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 6 November 2014 | 2:59 pm
Apple posted a page on its website on Wednesday that describes AppleCare for Enterprise, one of the first outcomes from its deal with IBM.
Apple’s partnership with IBM moves forward, starting with AppleCare for Enterprise originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 6 November 2014 | 2:47 pm
Xiaomi the money: The Chinese smartphone maker is reportedly seeking funding at a valuation of $40 billion.
Why is Chinese smartphone startup Xiaomi reportedly worth 13 times as much as Motorola? originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 5 November 2014 | 11:48 pm
The app formerly known as Gogii will soon be formerly known as TextPlus. TextPlus is launching its next-generation communications app, NextPlus, which is designed around the virtual phone number.
Softphone provider TextPlus becomes NextPlus, expands into the UK originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 5 November 2014 | 4:49 pm
A French blog claims to have Apple Watch pricing information with the gold edition starting at $4,000. That cost, as well as the stainless steel price, actually makes sense if you consider the Apple Watch to be a luxury brand timepiece.
Report: Apple Watch to start at $500 in stainless steel, thousands for gold model originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 5 November 2014 | 2:41 pm
Apple forced the Wi-Fi industry to switch to Bluetooth when it comes to indoor location services. But the change is a welcome one, according to Aruba.
Aruba cheats on Wi-Fi by having a tryst with Bluetooth beacons originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 5 November 2014 | 12:05 am
Mojio's new plug-in car module will link your car to the cloud, tracking the daily minutiae of driving. App developers like Glympse, Concur and IFTTT are then using that data to make their apps smarter.
Mojio launches its plug-in car module that connects the unconnected car originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 4 November 2014 | 3:01 pm
VoLTE is in the same place as SMS it was back in 2000: locked down to specific carrier networks and devices. By making VoLTE services interoperable, though, VoLTE could become as truly useful as SMS.
Can you hear me now? Verizon, AT&T to make voice-over-LTE interoperable in 2015 originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 3 November 2014 | 8:25 pm
LoopPay has an alternate mobile payments system for the new iPhones that relies on a magnetic-field generating smartphone case instead of NFC. Why use LoopPay over Apple Pay? It works in a lot more places.
LoopPay starts selling a programmable credit card sleeve for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 3 November 2014 | 6:54 pm
According to comments reportedly made by Apple Retail SVP Angela Ahrendts, the 'early 2015' launch date for Apple Watch will fall after the Chinese New Year on February 19.
Apple Watch is reportedly coming after Chinese New Year originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 3 November 2014 | 2:32 pm
The week in cloud: IBM-Twitter deal shows how the gulf between enterprise IT and consumer IT has narrowed.
IBM goes all consumer-y in its bid for continued relevance originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 2 November 2014 | 6:14 pm
If you haven't used Safari on your Mac in years, there's a number of new features in OS X Yosemite that make it worth another try.
Four reasons I switched to Safari after years of using Chrome and why I’ll probably switch back originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 2 November 2014 | 4:00 pm
What is known as Today Widgets received a much needed update with the release of iOS 8. Here is how some developers are taking advantage of this new feature from within the Today view of the Notification Center.
How “Today Widgets” work in iOS 8, and how developers should work them into their apps originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 1 November 2014 | 4:00 pm
It's not clear what "copresence" is just yet but it's clear that Google is working on it. References to the project were reportedly found in the latest Google Play Services software as well as the Chromium bug tracker.
Google is working on “copresence,” which might let Chrome, Android and iOS devices communicate directly originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 7:35 pm
It's not really surprising that Microsoft's Band smartwatch will work with Android and iOS as well as Windows Phone as we heard rumors suggesting it would. It's a bigger deal than you'd think though if history is any indication.
How important is cross-platform support to the Microsoft Band? originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 30 October 2014 | 7:40 pm
One of the best task management apps for individuals is now adding support for families and teams to work together. Any.do 2.0 adds a Premium subscription option with collaboration tools, themes and more customization options on Android, iOS and the web.
Task-master app Any.do goes premium with collaboration features originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.
Posted on 30 October 2014 | 2:48 pm
PRIDE!!! Thanks @tim_cook! pic.twitter.com/HT07aOBG4A — Mark Bober (@markbober) June 29, 2014 Although Apple CEO Tim Cook had hinted at his sexual orientation in the past, most notably in a speech at Auburn University in 2013, he announced that he is gay in a personal essay published […]
Posted on 30 October 2014 | 1:28 pm
After decades spent in development, thermal imaging hardware has finally trickled down to the consumer, bringing with it the ability to "see" and measure infrared radiation using something as small as an iPhone. FLIR was the first to bring an iOS-compatible offering to market, but is now challenged by startup Seek, which stuffed similar tech into a smaller package at a lower price point.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 9:49 am
After a rocky start, Apple's built-in Health app now integrates with numerous activity tracking services and hardware to bring all your fitness data into one place. Here's a primer on how to best take advantage of the new wellness platform.
Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:51 pm
As part of its ongoing effort to deliver substantial deals ahead of the Black Friday frenzy, AppleInsider has teamed with one of Apple's Authorized Resellers to give away a free Apple Magic Trackpad with every MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac Pro, and non-Retina iMac that also comes bundled with deeply discounted 3-Year AppleCare plans.
Posted on 22 November 2014 | 3:30 pm
iPad Air 1 & 2 owners looking for a quick and easy way to turn their tablet into a MacBook-style, lap-friendly portable computer need look no further than the new backlit BrydgeAir keyboard -- a well-built, well-designed productivity accessory.
Posted on 22 November 2014 | 10:51 am
Exclusive 3% discount coupons from MacMall that offer AppleInsider readers additional discounts -- and the lowest prices anywhere -- on Apple's MacBook Air and MacBook Pros will expire for the year in less than 18 hours.
Posted on 22 November 2014 | 5:01 am
Former Apple designer Susan Kare, who created famously distinct icons for the original Macintosh operating system, is selling through her online shop reproductions of the pirate flag that flew over the Mac team's building in 1983.
Posted on 22 November 2014 | 2:27 am
According to a report on Friday, Apple's latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models are able to play back 4K video thanks to the powerful A8 system-on-chip, suggesting a future Apple TV model equipped with the same silicon would offer support for ultra high definition programming.
Posted on 22 November 2014 | 12:12 am
Microsoft on Friday released a short ad bashing lack of enhancing Siri when it released the latest iPhone 6 models, expectedly touting Windows Phone-based Cortana virtual assistant technology.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 11:17 pm
U.S. District Court Judge Denise Cote on Friday accepted Apple's $450 million proposal to settle a class action lawsuit regarding e-book price fixing leveled by 33 states and territories.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 9:34 pm
After spending a few weeks in developer-only beta testing, the new iCloud.com photo uploading feature is now available on the Web to all Apple users with iCloud accounts.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 7:31 pm
Apple and a series of partners officially announced on Friday that the iAd network is now accepting "programmatic" mobile advertisement purchases, in a change that brings Apple in-line with other ad services.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 5:14 pm
Though many viewed them as competitors, Square and Apple Pay will link up in 2015, as the point-of-sale service is working on a new cash register that will accept Apple's NFC-based payment system.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 4:57 pm
In the wake of the collapse of sapphire maker GT Advanced Technologies, longtime members of Apple's supply chain have characterized the iPhone maker as a tough but fair partner who offers component makers a chance at success, provided they take proper precautions.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 2:45 pm
Apple's Web-based iWork suite was updated Friday with new languages for Pages, Numbers and Keynote, expanding international support for the beta iCloud productivity apps.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 1:30 pm
Apple is slowly catching up with demand for its popular iPhone 6 two months after the handset launched, with the company's online storefront now showing shipping times pegged at 7 to 10 days for most models, including the 16GB iPhone 6 Plus.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 1:29 am
A court filing this week suggests Google has agreed to settle a patent dispute leveled by the Rockstar consortium, of which Apple is a major investor, suggesting the end is in sight for this particular lawsuit.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 12:54 am
Following Apple's release of OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite on Monday, Dropbox is sending emails to users confirming that the latest Mac maintenance update solves a rare crashing problem seen with apps integrated with Finder.
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 11:47 pm
Three days after releasing the OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite maintenance update, Apple on Thursday seeded the first beta for its next OS X 10.10.2 update to developers.
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 10:57 pm
Billboard's influential music chart is about to step into the 21st century as the company announced it will soon include metrics from on-demand Internet streaming services like Apple's Beats Music to its Billboard 200 album rankings.
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 10:40 pm
Morgan Stanley joins a number of other investment firms that have raised their price targets on shares of Apple stock this week, reflecting significant gains posted by the company heading into the holiday shopping season and in anticipation of next year's debut of the Apple Watch.
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 8:32 pm
Offering shoppers the opportunity to "beat the Black Friday rush," Best Buy on Thursday began offering limited-time deals on Apple's iPad Air and iPod touch, as well as Beats by Dr. Dre headphones, and a significant discount on an iHome AirPlay-compatible speaker.
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 6:13 pm
The launch of iOS 8 introduced new developer tools dubbed "Metal," allowing for more advanced graphics on both the iPhone and iPad. Here are the best games out now showcasing the power of Metal.
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 4:50 pm
Apple supplier Corning on Thursday took the wraps off of its next-generation Gorilla Glass 4, which the company says is up to two times harder than competing glasses used in existing smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 3:04 pm
Piper Jaffray has been tracking availability of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus at Apple Stores and continues to see demand outstripping supply, leading the investment firm to raise its price target on AAPL stock on Thursday.
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 2:00 pm
Foxconn's Innolux will build a new $2.6 billion sixth-generation plant in Southern Taiwan to supply displays exclusively to Apple, after the iPhone maker made an "urgent" request, it was announced on Thursday.
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 1:24 pm
With a huge number of iPhone owners yet to upgrade to screen sizes larger than 4 inches, Evercore Partners expects major revenue growth for Apple in fiscal 2015 and beyond, and has increased its price target on the company's shares to $135.
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 12:57 pm
In a surprising turn of events, Sony is reportedly no longer attached to the upcoming Steve Jobs movie penned by Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin and based on Walter Isaacson's biography of the tech guru.
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 3:28 am
After Apple's Maps app launched to negative reviews in 2012, the company has actively taken steps to enhance the fledgling navigation service, the latest effort being the addition of listings data from at least ten new companies.
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 2:56 am
During a closed-door meeting in October, Deputy Attorney General James Cole told Apple its recently implemented iMessage encryption technology will one day result in a dead child, according to a report published Wednesday.
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 2:00 am
Following bankruptcy court filings that seek to postpone Apple's settlement agreement with GT Advanced, a report on Wednesday reveals inside details on why the ambitious sapphire production project went south.
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 12:24 am
Creditors backing GT Advanced Technologies have successfully pushed back an approval date for the company's settlement with Apple, saying an investigation will determine whether the sapphire maker was given short shrift in the agreement.
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 11:09 pm
Walmart plans to get the jump on Black Friday this year with a sales event one week early featuring gift-card-based sales and discounts on a wide range of items, including Apple's new iPad Air 2 and iPhone 6.
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 8:34 pm
With many "free" applications carrying hidden costs in the form of in-app purchases, Apple has stopped labeling free-to-download iOS apps as "Free" on the App Store, instead requiring users to tap a button that reads "Get" in order to install the software.
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 7:08 pm
Though it will remain a paid subscription service, Apple's Beats Music will reportedly come preinstalled on every iPhone after an update to iOS next spring, according to a new report.
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 6:28 pm
The Human Rights Campaign this week published its annual Corporate Equality Index rankings rating American workplaces on LGBT equality, and Apple once again earned a score of 100 percent, achieving a perfect ranking for the 13th straight year.
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 5:30 pm
Apple's continuously evolving iAds network is expected to soon begin offering automated, "programmatic" advertising for the first time, offering a feature that has become popular on rival networks.
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 3:38 pm
Users tied into the Fitbit ecosystem and frustrated by its lack of compatibility with Apple's Health app in iOS 8 can turn to a new app called Sync Solver, which automatically exports Fitbit data like steps, weight and sleep into the Health app.
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 2:01 pm
Apple on Wednesday redesigned its online store and sent out emails to customers spotlighting gift ideas, with just over a week to go before Black Friday kicks off the 2014 holiday shopping season.
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 1:11 pm
Adobe late Tuesday released an update to its Lightroom image processing and management software that includes a new tool for importing photos from Apple's iPhoto or Aperture, both of which will be discontinued in favor of a unified OS X Photos app in 2015.
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 7:21 am
Adding background to Apple's vow to keep as many jobs as possible at its Mesa, Ariz., sapphire plant leased to GT Advanced, a new report says the facility will be repurposed, suggesting some current employees may be able to continue work at the location.
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 2:36 am
Google on Tuesday released Chrome 39, the first stable version of its Web browser to offer 64-bit support for Apple's OS X operating system.
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 12:50 am
For its iPhone 6 and 6 Plus follow-up expected to debut in 2015, Apple may introduce a handset with dual lenses in what one well-connected Apple pundit calls the "biggest camera jump ever."
Posted on 18 November 2014 | 11:42 pm
A jury on Monday found Apple in infringement of pager technology developed for the SkyTel network in the '90s, ordering the company to pay out $23.6 million in damages.
Posted on 18 November 2014 | 10:27 pm
Apple's new WatchKit software development kit shed some new light on the upcoming wearable's technical makeup, including the physical resolution of the Retina displays as well as the device's support for iOS user interface technologies like Dynamic Type.
Posted on 18 November 2014 | 7:43 pm
Apple on Tuesday announced the availability of WatchKit, allowing developers to begin creating custom third-party applications, Glances and actionable notifications for the upcoming Apple Watch, before the wrist-worn accessory hits the market in early 2015.
Posted on 18 November 2014 | 6:37 pm
Apple this week was awarded ownership of a patent that describes future electronics with transparent displays, allowing users to view real-world events simultaneously with on-screen generated images.
Posted on 18 November 2014 | 6:32 pm
In one of its first major product releases as a Microsoft subsidiary, former handset heavyweight Nokia on Tuesday unveiled a new 7.9-inch Android tablet that appears to take a number of cues from Apple's rival iPad mini.
Posted on 18 November 2014 | 5:39 pm
As shares of Apple repeatedly reach new all-time highs, major investors believe the trend could continue, propelling the iPhone maker to a massive market capitalization level of $1 trillion as soon as next year.
Posted on 18 November 2014 | 2:48 pm
While most of the buzz surrounding Apple Pay is focused on its use in person at retail, the most popular application this holiday season may be in securely authorizing online purchases, a new study shows.
Posted on 18 November 2014 | 1:08 pm
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple an invention covering a mouse peripheral with built-in chromatic sensor, a device designed to deal with tracking issues inherent in conventional designs while acting as a handheld scanner.
Posted on 18 November 2014 | 10:00 am
Nice. Clear. Forward-thinking.
Posted on 14 June 2014 | 1:17 am
You may find it startling!
Posted on 21 March 2013 | 5:43 pm
An iconic Apple employee makes a move.
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Predictions for 2012
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Let's take a look at Tim Cook, Apple's new CEO.
Posted on 25 August 2011 | 12:49 am
Stanley Yankeeball, a photo by gruber on Flickr. Photo by Adam Lisagor. T-shirt by Scott Jackson. Concept by John Moltz. Gruber’s haircut by Supercuts.
Posted on 24 June 2011 | 4:35 am