That fancy Thunderbolt I/O port that’s gracing your new 2011 MacBook Pro (and probably upcoming iMacs) is about to get much more useful. Intel has just announced it will be releasing development kits for its Thunderbolt I/O Technology, enabling a wide range of manufacturers to make devices that will work with it.
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Everybody loves the Birds, mainly because they’re so angry, and people like that. Sometimes, though, users get angry when they cannot resume their game between devices. Rovio doesn’t want you angry, and came up with a fix for that plaguing avian problem.
Apple could soon be launching an attack on the $100 billion LCD TV Market with the introduction of an internet-connect-HD-TV as early as late 2011. That’s according to Brian White, an analyst with Ticonderoga Securities, who claims to have picked up on “data points” that point towards an Apple Television launch.
Steve Jobs was so furious when he saw Android’s “pinch to zoom” features during a trip to Google headquarters, he hid Apple’s iPad development from Google CEO Eric Schmidt – even though Schmidt was on the board of directors at the time.
Apple previewed it’s latest version of the professional video editor, Final Cut Pro X, at the National Associaton of Broadcasters (NAB) conference last night in Las Vegas.
Foxconn, Apple’s partner for manufacturing iPads & iPhones, is considering a new facility in Brazil. The facility would focus primarily on iPads and would be worth an estimated $12 billion to the Brazilian economy.
The problem with Apple products is that they are too well-designed. What I mean is, they usually improve the technology we use to communicate and be entertained so much for the better that we have come to always expect more.
More and more analysts are calling for Apple to enter the consumer video fray. Jefferies & Co are predicting Apple to release a new video gadget in 2012 or 2013 to answer the demands, and a cloud streaming service to go with it.
Best Buy has certainly been making the round in Apple-related news these days, especially concerning the iPad 2. Reports of dubious actions have abounded. A recent report suggests that Best Buy forced a man to buy a service plan in order to buy an iPad 2.
While it’s been interesting, exciting, and sometimes terrifying to follow the battle between George Hotz (Geohot) and Sony Computer Entertainment America, the battle is now over, as Geohot has agreed to a settlement. Read on for details.
Apple’s portable wireless base station, the Airport Express, has previously only been able to steam music from iTunes, largely leaving third-party applications out. There may be a shift now, however, as a developer has cracked the private key that locks in this restriction.
Amazon has widened the price gap between its Kindle e-reader and the iPad even further by subsidizing the entry-level model with advertising, dubbing it Kindle with Special Offers.
While the iPhone Dev-Team is working hard on jailbreaking and unlocking solutions for every new iOS update coming out, a company called CutYourSim for permanently unlocking GSM iPhone 4, 3GS and 3G.
Apple’s move to hire Kevin Kenney to their engineering team could result in more than iDevices getting lighter. Wi-Fi syncing could also be a welcomed outcome.
I hate 3D films because of the headaches they give me and uncomfortable glasses I must wear. Well, it looks like that is all about to change. French researchers at Engineering Human-Computer Interaction (EHCI) have developed a method for a glasses-free 3D experience.
Adobe has unveiled the latest release of it’s Creative Suite line of products, introducing new features in many of the applications. They’ve also altered the release schedule for future major releases of their popular suite.