Friday, 30 December 2011 19:38
Check out this lost prototype. Way back in 1983, nearly 25 years before the company would produce its first phone, Apple cooked up this prototype of a touchscreen smartphone that could be used in the home.
Steve Jobs reportedly looked at various touchscreen technologies in the early 80s but was frustrated by their limitations. [Read More]
Thursday, 29 December 2011 21:14
Robert J. Pera, billionaire at 33, makes computer hardware with even fatter profit margins than his former employer’s. The secret: no direct sales force.
The Apple engineer turned entrepreneur never checks a bag at the airport, leases a BMW and keeps a sparsely furnished one-bedroom apartment in San Jose, Calif. [Read More]
Published in Business
Sunday, 25 December 2011 21:09
Apple is planning to make devices powered by hydrogen fuel cells, according to patent applications published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
The plans could create computers and phones with weeks-long battery power. It would also make the devices lighter and less bulky. [Read More]
Published in News
Monday, 19 December 2011 17:08
Conjecture continues to surround Apple’s mythical iTV project, but according to the Wall Street Journal, the device is confirmed for development, citing the Cupertino company’s meetings with media conglomerates about possible partnerships as hard proof.
Additionally, the paper’s sources have gone on record saying the device will integrate AirPlay with iCloud and DVR functionality to sync programming, videos and apps across all Apple devices—the iTV, iPhone, iPad and computers included—wirelessly. [Read More]
Published in Gossip
Monday, 19 December 2011 15:01
Tuesday, 15 November 2011 18:39
Remember that crazy Sony dock that swiveled around, tracking faces and taking pictures while you chilled?
Well, the Swivl ($160) is kinda like that, only it works with iOS devices, so it’s useful to a helluva lot more people. [Watch & Read More]
Saturday, 05 November 2011 02:14
After five months and $6.7 million, the Fifth Avenue Apple Store has finally re-opened to the public earlier today.
The renovation project which began in early June saw the 90 panels that make up the glass cube replaced with 15 "larger, seamless pieces of glass," according to ifoAppleStore. [See & Read More]
Published in Art & Design
Thursday, 03 November 2011 20:08
From Hatch & Co. comes what they hope will be the answer to the obvious limitations of the iPad when it comes to typing lengthier documents. The keyboard/case, called simply the SKINNY, is in fact just 0.6 inches thick, and works by connecting to the iPad via Bluetooth.
It is dust and waterproof and boasts a 68 hour battery life, all of which are sure to keep you productive without having to worry about the keyboard not working. It is offered in two colorways, white and black, and is available right now at Hatch & Co’s website for $89.99 USD.
Published in Videos
Wednesday, 02 November 2011 17:40
Streamlining the entire process of purchasing so that you can buy everything Apple has to offer, the company will be launching an Apple Store app on Thursday, enabling in-store pickup for purchases made through the app or online and self check-out if you show up in-person.
Upon making your order, non-custom items will take approximately 12 minutes to be available for pick-up at an Apple retail store. [Read More]
Monday, 31 October 2011 15:47
When Ferrari launched the California in 2008, the hardtop roadster model was a novelty for Maranello. Despite objections from purists, Ferrari proved to be right and the California was a major sales success.
Not only did it boost the brand’s sales but it also succeeded in its original goal to bring in buyers who would only consider Aston Martins, Porsches and Bentleys as they found Ferraris to be impractical. [See & Read More]
Published in Rides