Sunday, March 22, 2015
IN A BID TO MEET ANALYST EXPECTATIONS, Apple reportedly plans to launch a trade-in programme for Android and BlackBerry devices. Apple first launched its trade-in programme in 2013 to encourage iPhone users to trade in their smartphone for a shiny new one.
Read more www.theinquirer.net
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
In an exclusive Q&A, the current CEO discusses the Watch, how Steve Jobs informs Apple’s future, and how Apple lives “outside the box.” BY RICK TETZELI AND BRENT SCHLENDER
Fast Company: How does Steve Jobs’s legacy live on at Apple?
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Thursday, March 12, 2015
Researchers working with the Central Intelligence Agency have conducted a multi-year, sustained effort to break the security of Apple’s iPhones and iPads, according to top-secret documents obtained by The Intercept. The security researchers presented their latest tactics and achievements at a secret annual gathering, called the “Jamboree,” where attendees discussed strategies for exploiting security flaws in household and commercial electronics.
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Apple has removed competing fitness bands from its retail stores as the company prepares to ship its own wearable, the Apple Watch. Checks of major stores in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Angeles and New York reveal Apple no longer carries such popular bands as the Jawbone Up and the Nike+ FuelBand, both activity-tracking wristbands.
Read more recode.net
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Apple applies for and gets awarded patents for everything under the sun, and patents don’t always translate to shipped features. Disclaimer aside, the iPhone maker was recently awarded a patent for a potentially useful feature that could help you avoid areas with weak cellular coverage when planning your trip with navigation in Maps.
Read more theapplepips.com
Sunday, March 01, 2015
A New York man is recovering after he says his i-phone exploded in his pocket. Erik Johnson says the smartphone was in his pocket on Valentine’s Day, when it spontaneously exploded.
Read more kdvr.com
Friday, February 27, 2015
Apple has just announced its highly anticipated Apple Watch event; it’s happening on March 9th. The company today invited media to a gathering taking place at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.
Read more www.theverge.com
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Tim Cook tweeted this morning to honor what would be the 60th birthday of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who passed away in October 2011 following a lengthy battle with a rare form of pancreatic cancer. Cook shared a quote from Jobs’ heartfelt commencement address at Stanford University in 2005, in which he said “the only way to do great work is to love what you do.”
Read more www.macrumors.com
Your next iPhone may be trackable even when it’s turned off, if Apple’s newest patent is anything to go by. The Cupertino tech giant has just patented a technology that would “periodically exit an unpowered state and transmit location data.”
Read more rt.com
Sunday, February 22, 2015
An Android developer has figured out a way to get Android Wear, the wearable-friendly version of Android, to work with an iPhone. While functionality is limited, the workaround pushes notifications from iOS to an Android Wear smartwatch without any jailbreaking required.
Read more www.digitaltrends.com
Saturday, February 21, 2015
The garage at Steve Jobs’ childhood home here looks like a trip back in time. Cinderblock and wood shelves are pieced together along the walls. Roller skates, a Thermos, an old vacuum cleaner and 8-track player and stereo lay haphazardly about.
Read more www.cnet.com
Monday, February 16, 2015
In recent months, Sir Jonathan Ive, the forty-seven-year-old senior vice-president of design at Apple—who used to play rugby in secondary school, and still has a bench-pressing bulk that he carries a little sheepishly, as if it belonged to someone else—has described himself as both “deeply, deeply tired” and “always anxious.”
Read more www.newyorker.com
Sunday, February 15, 2015
Forget UV sensors and heart rate monitors on your gadgets, what about something that can do much, much, more? Researchers at Columbia University recently created a device that could cost as low as $34 but can accurately test for syphilis and HIV, providing results to the user within just 15 minutes. Something so simple and private could help save lives.
Read more www.technobuffalo.com
Saturday, February 14, 2015
After notching all-time highs on three straight days, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock slowed the pace on Friday. Apple shares rose 0.5% to 127.08 on the stock market today, a new closing high. On Thursday, Apple hit a record intradaygh of 127.48.
Read more news.investors.com
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
There they are, posed outside Cupertino’s number-one tourist destination. The full breadth of selfie styling is on display. Some stand clutching the 1 Infinite Loop sign, almost woozy with proximity to power. Others crouch. Some do the “Ellen” group shot with Apple’s headquarters in the background, or point to the Apple on the sign.
Read more fusion.net
Apple CEO Tim Cook told an audience at the Goldman Sach’s Technology and Internet conference that the company is very focused on making environmentally responsible decisions. As proof, he offered up a piece of news. Cook says Apple is investing $850 million to build a brand new 1,300-acre solar farm in Monterey, California.
Read more www.theverge.com
James Jones Jr. was a sharp-dressed man, especially for a 21-year-old college student. It was common to see him wearing ties to his Clark Atlanta University classes, a friend said late Tuesday. “He always wore suits, trying to look professional,” Terayle Hill told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “He was ambitious.”
Read more www.ajc.com
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Apple rang up record quarterly results from — what else? — iPhone sales. The company added that Apple Watch will start shipping in April.
Read more www.usatoday.com
Friday, January 16, 2015
One of Apple’s latest froze up on its way up to the stratosphere, but you’ll want to see if it broke up when it came back down. I’m sure I’ll eat these words one day, but it seems that we’ve finally witnessed an iPhone drop test that can’t conceivably be topped.
Read more www.cnet.com
Monday, January 12, 2015
Smartphones existed before Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone on Jan. 9, 2007. But by upending existing technology platforms, application distribution, and carrier business models, he kickstarted a new era of computing whose impact is yet to be fully understood.
Read more qz.com