Category: Apple

Obama rules for Apple over Samsung

October 9, 2013

Obama rules for Apple over SamsungThe White House has refused to intervene to stop an import ban on Samsung devices alleged to breach Apple patents. It may be the correct decision on the facts of the case, but certainly creates a politically awkward situation.

Apple iPad 5 event set for Oct. 22

October 8, 2013

Apple iPad 5 event set for Oct. 22The world will get a sneak peek at the next-generation iPad on Oct. 22 at a special media event, All Things Digital reported Tuesday, citing people familiar with Apple’s plans.

Microsoft Office for iPad delayed until it works on Windows 8

October 8, 2013

Microsoft Office for iPad delayed until it works on Windows 8Those who just love to work have been anxiously awaiting for Microsoft to release an iOS version of Office for the iPad. Well, get ready to wait a little bit longer.

White House faces tricky decision on Samsung import ban

October 8, 2013

White House faces tricky decision on Samsung import banThe Obama administration must today decide whether to block a proposed ban on Samsung importing some phones alleged to breach Apple patents. Normal practice would likely mean letting the ban take effect, but that could create claims of corporate and national bias.

iOS 7 is vomit inducing, users complain

September 27, 2013

iOS 7 is vomit inducing, users complainIf you’re sick of repeatedly having to upgrade your phone’s operating system, just rest assured things could be worse. Dozens of iPhone users are reporting that animated menus in iOS 7 are making them literally nauseous.

Apple map users drive across runway

September 26, 2013

fairbanksTo date most of the mistakes in Apple’s map application have generally been amusing. That’s not the case in Alaska where an access route has been closed after two drivers managed to find themselves crossing the runway.

iPhone fingerprinting may already be hacked

September 24, 2013

iPhone fingerprinting may already be hackedA hacking group claims it has already found a way to bypass the fingerprint security on the new iPhone. But it’s highly questionable whether anyone would bother with these particular tactics on an ordinary user.

Microsoft hopes the second generation of Surface tablets will improve its market share

September 22, 2013

Microsoft hopes the second generation of surface tablet will improve its market shareMicrosoft is hoping that Monday’s release of its latest version of its Surface tablet will finally crack open the tablet market. So far sales of the Surface RT and Pro have been, well, abysmal. For a company that has one of the highest profiles in the computer market, it can’t seem to come up with a winning formula for its tablets.

The iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C fail to impress

September 11, 2013

iphone-5c-officialAs you have no doubt heard by now Apple has taken the wraps off its new iPhone hardware, the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. Apart from a handful of blinkered tech bloggers and fanboys, the reaction hasn’t exactly been positive.

Samsung set to release Galaxy Gear, beating Apple to smartwatch punch

August 16, 2013

Smartwatches and wearable computing devices (such as Google Glass) could be the next big thing. Apple is known to be working on an iWatch, but all signs point towards Samsung beating it to the punch with the Galaxy Gear.

Slimmer iPad release date in Q4

August 12, 2013

Slimmer iPad release date in Q4A jumbo-sized iPad Mini will go on sale sometime in the fourth quarter, according to multiple reports.

Apple offers charger exchange after electrocution claims

August 7, 2013

Apple offers charger exchange after electrocution claimsApple has launched a discount program for users who want to trade in a third-party gadget charger for an official model. It follows claims that a Chinese woman was electrocuted by a cheaply made iPhone charger.

Android tablets outselling iPads

August 2, 2013

Android tablets outselling iPadsAndroid has leapfrogged iOS to become the best-selling form of tablet computers. It’s a combination of a small decline in iPad sales and a large increase for Android.

Google TV will get Chromecast support

July 25, 2013

Google TV will get Chromecast supportSome of you might be wondering if Google TV has just become obsolete. It hasn’t. It was announced earlier today that Google TV will actually receive Chromecast support at some unspecified time in the future.

10 podcasts technology geeks must subscribe to today

July 22, 2013

10 podcasts technology geeks must subscribe to todayApple hit a major milestone today with little fanfare: 1 billion podcast subscriptions.

Yes, podcasts are still a viable piece of media that many people listen to. Podcasts started in 2005, meaning it took more than eight years to hit the billionth subscriber.

Plastic iPhone, iPad 5 coming in September, iPhone 5S arriving later

July 22, 2013

Plastic iPhone, iPad 5 coming in September, iPhone 5S arriving laterExpect to see a cheaper version of Apple’s iPhone and the next-generation iPad before being able to pick up the new iPhone 5S.

New York Times first paper to release gesture-based news app

July 21, 2013

New York Times first paper to release gesture-based news appThe New York Times is bringing that good ole feeling of thumbing through a printed newspaper into the digital age.


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