The court appointed ebook antitrust monitor watching over Apple’s ebook dealings fired back at Apple on Monday. Michael Bromwich filed a declaration saying Apple has been uncooperative compared to his past monitoring assignments, and denying claims of “a broad and amorphous inquisition.”
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A leaked 2008 United States National Security Agency document says the NSA could gather a vast array of data from compromised iPhones.
Apple is celebrating both New Years Eve and the half-way point of their “12 Days of Gifts” promotion by offering a free download of “New Years Eve Mix” from Swedish DJ Avicii.
Many business people, or people sensitive about their phones making noises that may disturb others, tend to leave their iPhones on silent mode much of the time. While this is great for reducing noise, it can make it difficult to tell the difference between the various types of notification buzzes generated by your iPhone.
A recent NPD report says Apple saw a drop in commercial sales in 2013, while Google’s Android and Chromebook platforms gained ground.
An alleged prototype of a first-generation iPhone has been sold on eBay for $1499. The device appears to be in excellent condition, and was shown in photos running Apple’s internal diagnostic software.
The FitBit iPhone app has received an update today that may draw curious iPhone 5s users into the FitBit fold. Today’s update adds a basic tracking feature that uses the iPhone 5s’s M7 motion coprocessor to provide some of a FitBit device’s basic activity tracking features on the phone.
Apple has released its preliminary proxy statement via a filing to the SEC. The filing serves as an announcement for the 2014 annual stockholders meeting, as well as lists proposals that will be voted on at the meeting and provides details of executive compensation arrangements.
Apple and Samsung are once more reported to be in talks to end their global patent battles. A Korea Fair Trade Commission official told the Korea Times that the companies are discussing a royalties deal that should put an end to their litigation.
Apple brought iTunes Connect back online on Friday, following a scheduled holiday hiatus. The developer portal is once again open for uploads, app pricing, distribution and management.
Flurry has released its annual report on the state of app downloads over Christmas for 2013, and the mobile analytics and ad company found that, as usual, consumers downloaded apps like crazy after they unwrapped their new mobile devices, but Flurry does note that the spike is starting to wane year-over-year.
Apple continues their “12 Days of Gifts” promotion today, as the Monday morning offering here in the United States is “Hugo,” Martin Scorsese’s multiple Academy Award winning adaptation of the children’s book “The Invention of Hugo Cabret.” The film stars Asa Butterfield, Jude Law, Chloe Grace Moretz, Emily Mortimer, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Ben Kingsley.
Did you ever wonder why Android OS updates take forever to reach customer devices, if they arrive at all? Smartphone maker HTC has shared the circuitous route an Android update must travel before it reaches consumer devices.
I don’t know how many times I’ve said to myself, “Self, why aren’t there more paper products made out of elephant dung?” Well, someone has read my mind, as this week’s featured Indiegogo project is ELEPHANT PIE- Elephant Dung Paper Products With A Purpose.
Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, and/or iPod Touch. Happy New Year to you in 2014!
Following confirmation that the device will have upgradable RAM and SSDs (and even the graphics card, if manufacturers produce them in the new form factor), a teardown performed by OWC reveals that the processor is replaceable and upgradable as well!