While many are willing to look all over hell’s half-acre to find a Retina Display iPad mini, I’m willing to bet there’s one source that seekers haven’t checked in with – The wise old sea turtle!
Latest Apple & Mac News
I love hearing great stories about Apple, and how the company and it’s various products were developed – and this bit from Apple graphic designed Susan Kare is as interesting as any. This week we discover how some of the most common fonts on the Mac got their names, and as you may have guessed, Steve Jobs was heavily involved.
Nowadays, we take Safari for granted, however it was very nearly called Freedom. Don Melton, the man behind Safari, reveals on his blog, that Steve Jobs really liked the name, as it invoked a freedom from Internet Explorer.
Whenever I watch the iPhone keynote, I always wonder what happened to the Starbucks barista who was on the receiving end of the prank call Steve Jobs pulled off with the iPhone. It was a pretty significant event: the first ever public iPhone call, and it was also pretty funny.
Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) has released new data indicating that an increasing number of Android users are making the move to Apple’s iPhone.
One day following the ninja-like launch of the Retina iPad mini, Apple is reportedly slipping limited amounts of WiFi + Cellular models of the new device into its U.S. retail stores.
The jury trial to determine just how much Samsung does owe Apple for damages for patent infringement is underway in the US District Court for the Northern District of California in San Jose, Calif.
The Computer History Museum and the DigiBarn Computer Museum have joined to release the 1978 Apple II DOS source code after obtaining permission from Apple. The code is for non-commercial use.
Italian authorities are investigating Apple for alleged tax fraud. The government believes Apple may have hidden more than $1.3 billion from the Italian Tax Authority.
Those wacky folks at iFixit are up to their teardown antics again, tearing down Apple’s iPad mini with Retina Display. They found a larger battery, which seemed to the major contributor to the device’s added thickness, an A7 processor, M7 motion co-processor, and of course, the dazzling Retina display, made by LG.
Sony has released the PlayStation App for iPhone, which acts as a companion app for the company’s soon to be released (November 15) gaming console. The app allows PlayStation 4 users to interact via chats with friends, watch other users play games, buy games, and more.
The usually reliable Ming-Chi Kuo today told investors that he does not expect Apple to produce a television set until 2015 or 2016.
Yesterday saw a report from The Times Union claiming Apple would soon begin A-series chip production at semiconductor maker GlobalFoundries factory in upstate New York. Samsung was said to be helping to set up the facility.
Apple has updated its support site to allow customers to initiate screen sharing sessions with AppleCare representatives. While screen sharing has been available in the past, it was always initiated by the support representative.
Good news for the iOS app developers in our audience, as multiple developers on Twitter report that Apple has recently doubled the number of promo codes that developers can use to promote their apps to reviewers, family and friends.
It’s just the first day of release for the new Retina Display iPad mini, and already a user has conducted a benchmark test of their new precious via Geekbench.