Have you ever wanted to cuddle an Apple icon? Now you can. Throwboy’s pillows are in the shapes of some of the most common Apple icons: the Finder, Photo Booth, iTunes and iPhoto to name several.
As the legal struggle between Samsung and Apple continues to rage on across the globe (with Apple claiming that Samsung “slavishly” copied the iPad), Samsung is at it once again, this time copying the look and feel of Apple’s iPad ads.
Apparently Apple was working on the idea of a touchscreen phone way back in 1983, even before the Macintosh was released. An interesting new prototype has surfaced, designed by Hartmut Esslinger – a desk phone with a complete touchscreen interface.
Google has allowed a pair of fake Siri apps to be offered in its Android Market. Both steal Siri’s icon, and one of the apps even tries to clone Siri’s interface.
While Steve Jobs was often known to be somewhat of a rebel, it’s rarely made so obvious as in this 1983 photograph taken by Jean Pigozzi, which shows Jobs flipping off IBM at one of their New York buildings.
With the rumored Apple TV being the centre of attention these days, here is a clip of Steve Jobs talking about the future of the television and the convergence of devices. This was at the 1998 CAUSE annual conference.
French reseller eBizcuss has sued Apple over unfair competition, claiming that Apple is providing unfair price advantages to their enterprise customers, reducing the market that eBizcuss can sell to.
Employees at major tech companies have spoken out on how they feel about their employers, and according to a recent study by Glassdoor, Apple, Google and Facebook have some of the happiest employees around.
The Italian company I’m is releasing the most progressive timepiece to-date and first smart-watch, simply named the i’mWatch. When paired with a smartphone, the i’mWatch will display inbound calls, text messages, emails, Facebook and Twitter notifications, and other requested information such as current weather forecasts.
A recent patent application reveals that Apple could be considering face recognition technology for their future iOS devices. The application, entitled “Low Threshold Face Recognition”, describes a new solution for accurately recognising a user.
MacTechnology has breathed new life into what was seemingly a museum piece. They have come up with a solution that will turn an old iMac G3 into a coffee table – you can be reminded of the first iMac whenever you have a drink.
Among the many fascinating things found in Stanford’s Apple archives was this fantastic Ghostbusters parody video recorded by Apple in 1984 for their international sales meeting.
In an interview, Steve Wozniak and the late Steve Jobs recall a notable moment in the annals of computer lore, the naming of their fledgling computer company some years ago.
At what point should investors short Apple shares? Not now, says well known industry pundit and all around crabby guy John C. Dvorak.
Apple was one of the hottest corporate news items in 2011, with 8 out of the top 10 most read Wall Street Journal articles being about Apple. The most read story was that of Steve Jobs’ passing, followed by Verizon’s iPhone announcement.
To say that 2011 has been a big year for Apple would be a remarkable understatement. The company has had its fair share of product releases, controversies, gains and losses this year, and has experienced quite a roller coaster of ups and downs.