Cellphones have become an extension of our arm. We wake up using alarms that were set on our phones, making it the first thing we look at early morning each day. They have inadvertently become our personal assistants, social calendars, and connection to the outside world. We are dependent on them so much that we [...]
Next time you’re walking down the Oxford Street and fancy sending that tongue-tickling smell of warm waffles to your boyfriend, you might not have to mentally cruse technology at its inability to reach the groundbreaking invention. You know why? A Harvard Professor David Edwards has already invented it! On Tuesday, Edwards’ company, Vapor Communication, which [...]
A recent report suggests that Apple may just unveil a new iOS-based platform that would let the iPhone or iPad control every aspect of the user’s home, from security systems, lights and connected appliances. The iPhone would be the focal point of a user’s digital universe. The report claims that this home automation system will [...]
iPhone theft accounts to half the crimes in cities like New York and San Francisco, pushing law makers in to imposing legislations that require smartphones to have a kill-switch. The proposed kill-switch technology under the Smartphone Theft Prevention Act allows smartphone owners to turn stolen devices into unreadable and unusable devices. Apple already has Activation [...]
Apple Inc. has begun a new program in continuation to its earlier programs to offer latest models to loyal users. Most analysts believe it is also a step to counter the Samsung Electronics Co.’s deluge of latest smartphones and devices.
One trillion dollars! Piper Jaffray, analyst Gene Munster, thinks Apple could have one with twelve zeroes by 2012 as the market cap. Piper Jaffray has been trying to compare it with the relatively pedestrian $586 billion at which it currently stands.
iPhones and iPads have been the most popular among the new generations. And when it is Christmas, it is the biggest day of the year for app sales. Hundreds of thousands of people will open their Christmas gift – the new iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. And soon after this, the downloading of games and other applications for them will start in abundance.
As cool as the iPad and iPhone are, not everyone thinks the company that makes them is equally impressive. Samsung Electronics is working to impose a ban on the new iPhone 4S in Australia and Japan. The South Korean firm is currently in a patent battle with Apple, citing that Apple is violating patent rights [...]
Jobs’ stunning announcement said, “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.” Despite his long-continuing ill health, his resignation has caused shock waves in the tech [...]
We’ve all seen, or atleast heard of, Chinese phones and tablets which mimic the hugely popular iphones and ipads, often unrecognizably so. The reported fake Apple stores however, take piracy to a whole new level. Last week, when Apple reported a 125% rise in profits year-on-year, the company’s Chief Operating Officer, Tim Cook, attributed a large part [...]
With its third-quarterly earnings statistics showing an 82% increase in revenue, and 125% rise in profits year-on-year, Apple, while releasing these statistics, said that a massive jump in profits in China has contributed significantly towards Apple’s performance. With the released data suggesting that as compared to the 4% revenue share contributed by China over the [...]
Explaining the central theme of his presentation at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) yesterday, Scott Forstall, senior vice president of the iPhone Software at Apple said “”We have a lot of customers coming to us and saying ‘I want to buy an iPad as my only device’…And that’s exactly what we’re going to support in [...]
The no.1 spot in BrandZ Top 100, the listing that identifies and ranks the world’s most valuable brands, has been taken by Apple this year, ending the four-year reign of search-engine giant Google. With its brand value estimated at over $153bn, the iPhone and iPad maker’s rank has been boosted significantly by the success of [...]
Not only the Galaxy Tab introduced by Samsung late last year, Apple is suing Samsung for allegedly copying their entire Galaxy range from Apple’s iPhone, iPod and iPad designs. Extending intellectual property violation notices directed towards a number of Samsung’s mobile devices, including the Indulge, Captivate, Epic 4G, Nexus S and Galaxy S 4G smartphones [...]
The Taipei-based Taiwanese company, Foxconn, popularly known for being Apple’s iPhone and iPad maker, is considering spending around $12 billion over five to six years towards expanding by setting up production facilities in Brazil. This information, regarding Foxconn’s intentions, was released in a statement made by Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s President. If this comes through, Foxconn’s [...]
Nokia’s been a buzzing hive over the last week after the internal memo issued by new CEO Stephen Elop in which he candidly likened Nokia to a man standing on a burning oil platform, saying the company “poured gasoline” on its “own burning platform.”. The latest reports that are pouring in state that Nokia is [...]
The South Korean Electronics company with the very popular tag-line “Life’s Good” is set to make life even better with the world’s first 3D phone to be unveiled by later this month at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) trade fair in Barcelona on February 14. LG Optimus 3D The LG Optimus 3D phone, which has [...]
Steve Jobs, 55, CEO, Apple Inc. has taken yet another medical leave of absence, the second time in the two years maintaining his CEO profile and leaving Tim Cook, the Chief Operating Officer of the company in charge during the leave. Steve Jobs was diagnosed with a very rare form of Pancreatic Cancer somewhere in [...]
Verizon Adds iPhone The year could not have begun on a happier note for Verizon and potential iPhone users after the president and the chief executive of Verizon Wireless, Lowell McAdam, made the announcement yesterday. Verizon Wireless, the largest US mobile network operator is set to launch Apple’s iPhone on February 10, which would be [...]