Patents recently granted to Apple include various technologies, such as digital camera calibration, and the the way a device boots under a single security model. Apple’s iPod Shuffle design, with its ultra-small footprint, with its control buttons on top, and a clip underneath, has also been cleared for the company to own.
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A news report from TV Tokyo’s World Business Satellite has been aired in which a Foxconn recruiter claims that the company is hiring 18,000 new workers for production of the iPhone 5, which, according to the recruiter, will be launched in June.
A print ad for Apple’s Siri virtual assistant appeared in the latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine on Monday as part of an iPhone 4S advertisement.
You know Apple will make a really great TV set, but if it ends up giving you the same programming you already pay for, at the same price, will you pay a premium for their flashy new box?
According to a recently released study, wealthier smartphone owners are less likely to play games or tweet. They opt for news, travel and finance apps. Their phone of choice? The iPhone.
Even though Apple has been selling the iPod for more than 10 years, it still owns more than 75 percent of the portable digital music player market. The thought that Apple could “iPod” the tablet market is giving many tablet vendors nightmares.
Welcome to week 9 of “Siri Says the Darndest Things”. If we were a television show we’d already be in reruns. Which is OK, as I have the nagging feeling I’ve posted some of these before, but let’s face it,…
The famous painting “Starry Night” of Vincent Van Gogh has come to life as an iPad app. It will fascinate you as you watch it move, but you can also interact with it as the background music changes to respond to your actions.
SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) supporter NBC Universal has announced another new reality series, (because that’s what we need ANOTHER reality series,) named “Home Transformers”. Sounds a lot like ABC’s Extreme Home Makeover, but in television imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, (and ratings.) But what’s that on the page of the website? Looks like the icon from Apple’s developer tool, Xcode!
A Chinese worker had just heard that her employer, electronics assembly giant Foxconn, was giving employees landmark concession, including shorter working hours, but Wu Jun’s reaction was worry, not happiness.
A new wave of specialized video accessories and apps for the iPhone and iPad are giving journalists new freedom and flexibility, as television stations integrate the devices into their daily workflow at such a rate that even vendors of traditional broadcast equipment and software have begun to adapt high-end products to interact with them.
Apple is rumored to be developing a new device with a 5-inch Retina Display, which will allegedly ship in 2013, and have a resolution of either 1280X960 or 1600X960. Apple is said to working with LCD suppliers to prepare for the device.
The new partnership between Foxconn and Sharp is seen as an opportunity for both companies to produce IGZO panels for Apple’s much anticipated television set.
Flickr reports that Apple’s iPhone has become THE choice for consumers who use a digital camera. More evidence of this? Apple just revealed that it had sold a million copies of its new iPhoto software for iPhone and iPad in less than 10 days.
According to Siri co-founder Dag Kittlaus, Steve Jobs wasn’t a big fan of the name Siri. Speaking at Technori Pitch, a monthly event for Chicago based start-ups, Kittlaus also explained how he came up with the Siri name.
With Apple now worth over $500 billion, we though it’d be fun to look at just how big they are. “Downtown Josh Brown” over at “Things Apple is Worth More Than” has compiled a list.