Hotels want to offer guests cutting edge technology, but they want it to be something they’ll understand and use. A boutique hotel in Vancouver has come up with what they think is a valid plan. They’re replacing the “normal” hotel room phone with an iPhone.
Articles by Chris Hauk
An unverified report from the ever popular rumor monger DigiTimes claims that Apple is looking at returning to a one-LED backlight module instead of the two-LED design in the current iPad.
Everyone likes a little luxury in their lives, and why not extend that to your MacBook Air? If you can also protect it from scratches at the same time, all the better. Twelve South has been kind enough to let us try out their SurfacePad for the MacBook Air.
Ah the weekend! Running errands, washing the car, playing golf, and another visit with Siri.
One of the main criticisms of the Thunderbolt connectivity standard since it’s introduction by Apple has been its cost. The prices of compatible peripherals is still high, and even the cables are expensive, with Apple’s 2-meter cable costing $49. Some upcoming advances could help the cost come down later this year, or early next year.
A growing number of handset makers are incorporating mobile payment systems into their smartphones, yet Apple has seemed reluctant to dive in. A new report tells why company executives have chose to “go-slow”.
Samsung batted .500 in court on Friday as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit denied their request for the immediate stay of an Apple-won injunction against the Galaxy Tab 10.1, while winning a temporary stay on the Galaxy Nexus smartphone injunctions until at least next week.
U.K. carrier O2 surveyed its users to discover which devices iPhones and other smartphones commonly replace in the lives of respondents. The device it replaced most often? The humble alarm clock.
Apple rival HTC is struggling after experiencing disappointing sales in Europe, and also facing an Apple injunction that delayed the launch of new devices in the United States.
Apple has filed a patent application for an iPhone headset accessory that could operate as a wireless Bluetooth headset, and could also connect to the handset to charge, or be used as a wired headset.
A truckload of Apple products traveling through Aulnay-sous-Bois in Paris this morning was hijacked at gunpoint by several masked assailants carrying assault rifles. Police later recovered the merchandise, but suspects are still being sought.
Google and Samsung are working on a software patch that they believe will avoid infringing the Apple patent that lead to the sales ban of the Galaxy Nexus. Google says that patch is expected to be pushed out soon.
In what may be one of the most creative interpretations of the “living document” that I’ve ever seen, Verizon says that the constitution gives them the right to throttle your web content whenever it wants.
A French telecom engineer says that the man that turned Apple into the empire of web-connected devices it is today drew some of his inspiration from a table-top box that connected French homes to information long before the arrival of widely available Internet.
Apple has won a patent related to the detection of water damage to a device. The detector, Apple says, is strategically placed within the enclosed device so users can determine water damage from the outside.
Security firm Kaspersky Labs reported today that it had been alerted to an app that was available on both Apple’s App Store, and the Google Play store for Android that would harvest users’ address book contacts and then send them to the developers servers for use in text spam.