Apple speculation and gossip.
Box recognizes that user experience is important, particularly on mobile devices. The company said Thursday it has acquired technology from the Folders iPhone app, which lets users open many kinds of files.
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 5:14 pm
Having a larger presence in the nation's capital and making friends with the policymakers that can wield great power over its reputation and fortunes may just be something Apple has to do.
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 4:44 pm
Apple and the federal government are about to go to trial over an alleged conspiracy to fix ebook prices -- but recent court filings show that Amazon will play a large role in determining the outcome.
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 2:52 pm
Looking to make the most of your love for Mailbox, the hip new email app? Now that the startup has joined up with Dropbox, it's launching an iPad app this week.
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 12:00 pm
Shazam wants you to turn your iPad into an automated logging device for any type of media playing within reach.
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 11:00 am
Voice search will be available as part of an update to Chrome for iOS "in the coming days," Google announced Wednesday. It's yet another part of Google's broader effort to create a layer on top of its chief competitor's mobile OS.
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 8:53 pm
Personalized social reader Zite is updating its iOS app with more Google Reader-inspired features, and also added seven new publishers to its publisher program.
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 4:00 pm
A report on Tuesday from 9to5Mac says Apple is looking to bolster social sharing options in iOS 7 by integrating Vimeo and Flickr. The inclusion could be a subtle way to boost one of its biggest competitor's rivals.
Posted on 21 May 2013 | 8:24 pm
The reason for Apple's being singled out for common U.S. tax minimization practices wasn't completely explained by a U.S. Senate subcommittee Tuesday. But Tim Cook handled the grilling before Congress easily.
Posted on 21 May 2013 | 6:35 pm
The carrier says by mid-June it will allow use of FaceTime over cellular for its unlimited plan customers. A broader rollout for even more video chat apps is coming by year's end, however.
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 9:19 pm
A new update for popular note taking app "Evernote" adds reminders, while Telltale Games' "Poker Night at the Inventory 2" has debuted on iOS. Also, Rovio's "Angry Birds Space" has gone free on the App Store.
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 5:24 pm
Apple has officially confirmed that its annual Worldwide Developers Conference will kick off with a keynote presentation on Monday, June 10, where it is expected to showcase iOS 7 and OS X 10.9.
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 4:50 pm
MacBook Air models, including Apple's popular 11.6-inch, sub-$1,000 offering, continue to go out of stock at Amazon ahead of an anticipated product refresh that's expected to add Intel's latest-generation Haswell processors.
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 3:32 pm
This week the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published 26 newly granted patents for Apple, and among them were the Cupertino company's take on a push-to-talk feature and a double-sided touch-sensitive panel, both of which could possibly appear in future iPhones.
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 2:54 pm
Embroiled in controversy over alleged tax avoidance, Apple is jumping into the fray in Washington, as the iPad maker is reportedly on track to double the amount of money it spends lobbying politicians.
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 2:03 pm
Mailbox, the Gmail-based iOS email client that encourages a tidy inbox, was updated on Wednesday with native support for Apple's iPad lineup.
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 12:14 pm
A patent application published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday reveals Apple is actively researching methods to ensure a video's multi-channel audio is always played back correctly, no matter how a user holds the device.
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 9:57 am
An Apple invention filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office describes a method in which a single app provides multiple user interfaces that can be modified according to the type of device being used as a display.
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 8:59 am
Near ubiquitous microblogging service Twitter on Wednesday released an updated Mac app with built-in Notification Center integration and, more importantly, a system-wide two-factor authentication solution for heightened account security.
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 5:47 am
At the CTIA conference on Wednesday, mobile device case maker OtterBox announced that it has purchased TreeFrog Developments Inc., DBA LifeProof, known commercially as "LifeProof," for an undisclosed sum and has officially dropped allegations of patent infringement against the company.
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 2:20 am
A recently aired Microsoft ad pits a tablet running the company's Windows 8 against the iPad, with the spot featuring an unlikely narrator: Apple's Siri virtual assistant.
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 12:22 am
In what seems to be a response directed at rumors saying upcoming smartphones, including Apple's iPhone, will switch from Gorilla Glass to sapphire as a cover material, Corning put its latest generation product to the test in a bid to show the material is comparatively superior.
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 12:21 am
Noted KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes Apple's much-rumored iWatch will hit store shelves late next year, not in 2013 as many market watchers expect, with a 1.5- to 2-inch screen, focus on biometrics and deep integration with existing iOS devices.
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 10:09 pm
Nearly a year after Apple introduced its own Maps service in iOS 6 with Flyover 3D satellite views, Google is expanding its own online Maps to support similar 3D satellite imagery, with the same sorts of buckled roads and visual distortions Apple was castigated for last summer.
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 10:05 pm
In a post to its Chrome blog on Wednesday, Google announced plans to bring intuitive voice searches directly into the Chrome Web browser for iOS.
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 9:33 pm
Ireland is in the spotlight following the U.S. Senate's investigation of Apple's alleged tax avoidance, and the low-tax nation is now calling for an international crackdown on tax dodging by multinational corporations.
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 7:21 pm
Michael Gartenberg, a longtime industry analyst who most recently covered technology for Gartner, has taken a job on Apple's marketing team working under executive Phil Schiller.
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 6:50 pm
Despite growing competition from other tablets, Apple's iPad still accounts for a whopping 89.28 percent of e-commerce website traffic, and also rakes in more money on a per-user basis than any other platform.
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 5:29 pm
Book publisher Penguin announced on Wednesday it has reached a $75 million "comprehensive agreement" with U.S. State Attorneys General and private class plaintiffs over e-book price fixing allegations connected to Apple and its iBookstore for iOS.
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 3:00 pm
In its ongoing litigation against Samsung, Apple has added five new patents to its claims, targeting both the company's new flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone, as well as the Google Now service for Android.
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 2:07 pm
Japanese electronics and entertainment conglomerate Sony could drop one of those divisions in the near future, as the company's board will soon discuss spinning off its entertainment division in order to help its electronics arm better compete against Apple and Samsung.
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 1:48 pm
Though they weren't grilled before a U.S. Senate subcommittee on Tuesday like Apple, Google and Yahoo rely on Irish subsidiaries to avoid taxes on billions of dollars in income, and they go one step further than Apple by utilizing offshore accounts.
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 12:32 pm
Apple on Wednesday updated its online storefront, adding a special section for Father's Day with a heavy emphasis on the iPad, the iPad mini and related accessories.
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 9:02 am
Unity, the company behind the eponymous game rendering engine, announced on Tuesday that it will no longer be charging an $800 licensing fee to developers looking to make apps for Apple's iOS and Google's Android.
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 8:56 am
Video-on-demand service Vudu on Monday rolled out a major update to its Vudu Player iOS app, granting users the ability to download movies and TV shows directly onto an Apple device for offline viewing.
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 12:25 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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Posted on 12 January 2012 | 3:19 pm
Predictions for 2012
Posted on 7 January 2012 | 4:00 pm
Posted on 24 December 2011 | 4:11 pm
Posted on 6 October 2011 | 2:12 pm
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
OMG, so sweet!
Posted on 21 April 2011 | 4:39 am