Apple is still number one on the hit parade for patent trolls, as the company has been hit with 171 lawsuits from non-practicing intellectual property owners, (read that as “trolls”), in the last five years.
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Apple has reportedly acquired AlgoTrim, a Swedish startup that specializes in data compression, specifically JPEG compression techniques to allow faster processing of images on mobile devices.
The federal judge overseeing the hearing on possible injunctions against Apple, which was found guilty of conspiring to set prices in its iBookstore, said on Tuesday that the Department of Justice cannot regulate Apple’s App Store.
Following recent reports that Apple was preparing to launch their new iPhone trade-in program at Apple Retail Stores, 9to5Mac has managed to get their hands on some additional details – including the fact that the program is already launching at certain Apple Stores.
While Apple has been expected to release an iOS 7 Gold Master on or around September 10th for a while now, to coincide with their iPhone media event on the same day, a new email leaked by Nuance Communications (the company who provides the speech recognition technology for Apple’s Siri) all but confirms the matter.
Microsoft’s presentation of the departure of CEO Steve Ballmer as a planned, smooth transition may not be exactly truthful, say sources close to the situation. They assert that it was neither planned, nor smooth.
The simplicity and ease that comes with using the PhotoMagic Pro application makes it a home run; just a few clicks and images are literally transformed.
The iPad is already a mobile device, however should it need even more mobility, then why not install it on this segway designed by Double Robotics. At $1,999, it’s not cheap but it would sure make your iPad happy.
Apple has responded to the Department of Justice’s revised proposal accusing Apple of molding its in-app purchase rules in order to spite Amazon, saying the DoJ is merely “seeking a remedy that would give Amazon a significant competitive advantage over Apple.”
Up to this point, it has widely been thought that the iPhone 5S will only come in 3 colors: Gold, Slate, and white with silver trim. But according to a new report from SonnyDickson.com, the device will actually come in a 4th “grey” or “graphite” color. And they’ve got the pictures to back it up!
Apple is making a move to put to an end the controversy surrounding its building plans for its new San Francisco retail store by redesigning to allow for the landmark 1970s era “folk art” fountain to remain where it is. It will be nestled in a flight of steps that will lead to the store’s rear entrance.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has released a new report that highlights the fact that Google’s Android platform accounts for the majority of mobile malware. The report warns government agencies to install antivirus software on their Android devices as a precaution.
Apple has pushed an over-the-air update to its popular Apple TV device that adds a few new “channels” to its app lineup. As expected, the Vevo music service has been added, along with the Disney Channel, Disney XD, The Weather Channel, and a Smithsonian app.
You might remember the fine folks at Goophone, the Chinese Phone manufacturer who seems to live for copying Apple’s devices, at least the outer facing parts, and slamming some Android innards in them. They’ve made copies of the iPad mini, the iPhone 5, and now, (of course), they’ve announced their clone of the iPhone 5C.
Google has released a new iOS app that allows users to more easily setup and manage their brand-spanking new Chromecast television device.
We reported earlier this month that Apple was about to significantly revamp its online AppleCare portal. Today, Apple has rolled out their new AppleCare site, which includes 24/7 live chat support.