While we may think of Wearable Technology as a recent development, in truth, it’s been around since the 17th century.
Anki has announced two new cars and two new tracks for their iPhone-controlled Anki Drive car racing game. Hadion and Corax – new characters that focus on speed and weaponry, respectively – join the existing four cars.
Hyundai today announced it will be offering Apple’s CarPlay technology in its 2015 Sonata car lineup. Models with compatible navigation systems will debut later in the 2015 model year.
Apple has launched the 8GB iPhone 5c in a number of European countries today. Apple’s online stores in Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, Sweden, Poland, the Czech Republic, and other countries are now selling the device.
Samsung was initially reluctant to run ads that directly attacked Apple. However, the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs emboldened the company to begin running their “Next Big Thing” attack ads.
Apple has joined other smartphone makers, including Google, HTC, Huawei, Motorola, Microsoft, Nokia and Samsung, in announcing a voluntary agreement to include anti-theft technology in all smartphones beginning next year.
It looks as if “The Social Network” director David Fincher will not be directing Sony’s Steve Jobs biopic, as the The Hollywood Reporter reports Sony thought Fincher’s asking price was too high.
More corporate secrets continue to see the light of day as the Apple v. Samsung trial continues along its merry way. It seems that Samsung had a few concerns about launching attack ads against Apple, who in addition to being a competitor, was also a customer.
Microsoft Office 365 Personal Now Available – Unlocks Document Creation and Editing on Office for iPad
Microsoft has announced that its new consumer subscription offering, Office 365 Personal, is now available for purchase at $69.99 per year, or $6.99 per month. The subscription is available at Microsoft Stores, Office365.com, and via online and retail partners.
BGR reports this morning that trusted sources have confirmed many of the rumored details about Amazon’s alleged upcoming smartphone, and the site has also obtained photos they say are of the much-rumored handset.
Yesterday, car electronics maker Alpine announced it was planning to launch aftermarket CarPlay units sometime this fall. Now comes a press release from Pioneer confirming they will be releasing a firmware update to enable CarPlay in existing in-dash systems.
E-book antitrust monitor Michael Bromwich says that his relationship with Apple has “significantly improved” since Apple was ordered to hire him to monitor their compliance with antitrust requirements stemming from the e-books antitrust case.
Nintendo emulator nds4ios has released a special version of the app that runs on non-jailbroken devices via a slick workaround. The app gets around Apple’s restrictions by using an enterprise provisioning profile.
Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 8.1, released today as a developer’s preview, offers limited support for Apple’s Passbook passes.
T-Mobile is kicking off a new piece of its ongoing “Uncarrier” initiative. Starting in May, the carrier will eliminate overage charges for its customers, regardless of their cellular plan. The Magenta network is also throwing down a challenge to its competitors to do the same.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon is preparing to debut its first Amazon-branded smartphone in June. WSJ sources say the company has partnered with HTC to produce the device, which will create 3D images without the need for 3D glasses.