Apple gave members of the press a tour of their soon to open retail store in Istanbul, Turkey before its grand opening on Saturday, April 5th. Apple’s manager of retail stores, Steve Cano, lead the tour and confirmed that Apple CEO Tim Cook will not be attending the opening of the store.
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Are you a traveller? Do you use a lot of travel-related apps on your iPhone? If so, you might want to “fly” over to the App Store and land on the Expedia app page. Expedia is offering some paid travel-related apps free, via their app’s Media Lounge feature.
Apple has seeded OS X 10.9.3 (build 13D33) to developers. This follows the previous build (13D28) by less than a week.
Microsoft announced today the Office for iPad apps – Word, Excel, and Powerpoint – have collectively been downloaded 12 million times in their first week of release.
While we have a fairly good idea of how many people Apple employs in the U.S. and the rest of the world, how many jobs does the manufacturing of a device like the iPhone create in other companies around the world?
One of Apple’s acquisitions last year went unnoticed until now, as TechCrunch reports the company purchased automatic speech recognition company Novauris Technologies in 2013. The company’s main product is NovaSystem, a server-based distributed speech recognition system.
Samsung’s problems with their sponsored celebrity “selfie” campaign continue, as a report says the White House is unhappy with Samsung over a selfie taken with Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz that turned out to be part of the Samsung campaign.
Lensbaby, creators of a popular lineup of selective/creative focus lenses for DSLR cameras is going the Kickstarter route in an attempt to bring their special type of lenses to the iPhone’s camera.
Apple has joined the list of major U.S. companies that have formed a lobbying group to oppose pending patent reform legislation proposed by Congress.
Pebble has released an update to its Pebble Smartwatch app. The company had released a version on Monday that was pulled after users complained that it was crashing immediately upon starting.
Apple has announced that his year’s Worldwide Developers Conference will run from June 2-6. Tickets will be available to registered Apple developers via a lottery system.
While Facebook is a great place to keep up with family and friends, wouldn’t it be great to have a private place that works much like Facebook for you, your family and friends, but is completely private, and that you completely control? Enter Family Wall.
A new report from environmental group Greenpeace says Apple is “the most innovative and most aggressive” company in Silicon Valley for finding ways to feed its power-hungry datacenters with renewable energy.
Microsoft unveiled the latest update to its Windows Phone mobile operating system on Wednesday. The update includes an “Action Center” which combines the functions of the iOS Control and Notification Centers, a new keyboard input method similar to Swype, and Cortana, their Siri-like personal assistant.
T-Mobile Says Current Customers Can Keep Employer Discounts, and BlackBerry Breaks Up With the Magenta Network
T-Mobile has backed off a bit on Friday’s announcement about the termination of employer discounts for customers. The company is now saying current customers will be allowed to keep the discount. Oh, and BlackBerry is saying “buh-bye” to T-Mobile.
As expected, Amazon has announced the Fire TV, their entry in the set-top box sweepstakes. The new box features voice search, (via its remote), gaming support (with a controller available for extra cost), and some impressive specs.