Nielsen today released their latest market research on smartphones, revealing that 43% of U.S. smartphone buyers chose an iPhone, compared to 48% who chose Android devices, with iOS increasingly narrowing the gap.
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After beginning their audit of Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn in mid-February, the Fair Labor Association has published a detailed report on their findings, in which they reveal numerous labor violations at all three of Foxconn’s facilities.
Thunderbolt storage solutions aren’t quite as outlandishly priced as they used to be. Seagate has released two new Thunderbolt hard drive adapters that are now within reach of many consumers – enter the Seagate GoFlex Thunderbolt.
The mobile platform war between Google and Apple continues to rage on – but is that really a smart move for Google? According to a new report, Google has earned a whopping four times as much revenue from Apple’s iOS platform than their own Android platform!
According to the latest numbers from advertising network Chitika, Apple’s new iPad has already replaced 5% of the iPad market in its first few days. Chitika is currently tracking iPad traffic in 12-hour segments to track the new iPad’s rate of adoption.
Wish drawing on the iPad were a little more like real paper? Fiftythree has released a new app called Paper – a brand new drawing experience for the iPad that’s designed to make you feel more like you’re working with actual paper than a touchscreen.
Besides visiting Apple Stores and meeting officials on his recent China trip, Tim Cook has also seen the production side of his company by touring the Foxconn factory.
Following yesterday’s news that Intel’s first batch of Ivy Bridge processors will be available in late April, a new report from Digitimes claims that production of a new 15″ MacBook Pro will begin next month as well, although new 13-inch models will not enter production until June.
While this may be a bit pointless considering the devices Apple already has on the market, this new concept for a Macbook Touch, combining a Macbook Air and an iPad, is pretty sweet.
Apple has just seeded a new pre-release version of OS X Lion 10.7.4 to developers. The update has a build number of 11E27, and developers are asked to focus on the App Store, graphics, iCal, Mail, and QuickTime.
Bioshock 2, originally released in 2010 exclusively for the Xbox 360 and PS3, is now making its way to the Mac and is available for the purchase on the Mac App Store.
A new wave of specialized video accessories and apps for the iPhone and iPad are giving journalists new freedom and flexibility, as television stations integrate the devices into their daily workflow at such a rate that even vendors of traditional broadcast equipment and software have begun to adapt high-end products to interact with them.
Apple is rumored to be developing a new device with a 5-inch Retina Display, which will allegedly ship in 2013, and have a resolution of either 1280X960 or 1600X960. Apple is said to working with LCD suppliers to prepare for the device.
I’ve been using Apple’s latest iPad for nearly two weeks now – plenty of time to wrap my mind around the everyday aspects of using the device. A chance to experience the thing in itself. Here are my thoughts.
In this video tip I take a look at the two options available to delete music from your iOS device without the use of a computer.
Apple just released iTunes 10.6.1, patching a number of bugs and stability issues within iTunes 10.6. iTunes 10.6 was released earlier this month with support for 1080p video content and improvements to iTunes Match.