Tips on creating additional FaceTime addresses under one Apple ID, and how to turn off message threading.
Apple raised eyebrows yesterday with its curious acquistion of the social analytics firm Topsy. While many have wondered what the deal is all about, many experts believe it points in one direction: the social television space. Indeed,...Show More Summary
With evidence growing that the iPhone could launch on the world's largest carrier, China Mobile, on Dec. 18, analysts expect big things for Apple's financial bottom line in the coming 2014 calendar year.
Analysts shift stance on Apple, Disney, and FLIR Systems.
When Apple acquired voice-recognition application Siri, it was fairly clear what Apple had up its sleeve. Same with Apple’s purchase of fingerprint scanner developer Authentec. Apple recently acquired motion-control-specialist PrimeSense, and we already know what Apple will likely do with those resources. Show More Summary
Boardwalk Empire, True Blood and Veep also among series to be made available on Google Play for first time Google has struck a deal with HBO to make Game of Thrones available on its TV service, getting one over rival Apple iTunes. HBO...Show More Summary
The tech giant spent a reported $200 million to acquire a social analytics start-up. Here's why. Apple raised an eyebrow or two Monday, confirming to The Wall Street Journal that it had acquired Topsy, a social media analytics firm that monitors conversation and sentiment on Twitter, for a reported $200 million. Show More Summary
Messaging app WhatsApp Messenger has been updated with an iOS 7 inspired redesign, bringing one of the more popular apps in the App Store in line with Apple's new "flat" design sense. In addition, the app has also been updated with Broadcast...Show More Summary
(Fred Vogelstein reads at Town Hall tomorrow night at 7:30 pm. The reading is $5.) Two serious problems plague modern tech journalism. The first is that every tech writer is terrified of losing access to new products if they go more negative than standard advertising copy. Show More Summary
With China apple exporters looking to secure access to the U.S. for the first time — and U.S. apple marketers seeking to regain access to China — both sides are anxious for success.
When Josh Seftel's father passed away in 2009, the filmmaker and his siblings worried that their mother would be lonely. So last year, they bought her an iPad. With her new Apple toy, 76-year-old Pat Seftel could stay connected with her children. Show More Summary
When Apple launched the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c earlier this fall, the company also debuted accompanying cases. To match the plastic colors of the 5c, Apple launched a “Crocs-like” case for the phone with holes on the back. The iPhone 5s launched alongside a leather case in multiple colors. Now, technology writer Michael Andrew […]
Early indications are that smartphones and tablets flew off store shelves on Black Friday, this means great things for Apple and Qualcomm.
Apple has issued a pair of updates today to its Remote Desktop software. The first update is Apple Remote Desktop 3.7.1 Client: The 3.7.1 update is recommended for all Apple Remote Desktop clients and addresses several issues related to overall reliability, usability and compatibility. The Client works hand-in-hand with the main Apple Remote Desktop administrative software, […]
iPad Mini with Retina Display by Apple Category: iPad Works With: Your hands Price: $400+ What's this? A review of the Retina iPad mini almost a month after launch? That's right. And although I haven't been using my new mini … Read more ›
Apple patents facial detection and recognition system that could someday replace passwords for securing digital devices
A new Apple patent describes a technology that uses face detection and recognition to activate certain features on devices including iPhones, iPads or Macs, AppleInsider reports. The feature would help Apple offer a more secure environment...Show More Summary
Japanese automaker Honda on Tuesday announced that the 2014 Civic and 2015 Fit will gain access to the company's new Display Audio system, a 7-inch built-in touchscreen with functionality partially powered by Apple's iPhone.
The idea that Apple's iOS devices can't really be used for serious content creation just got a major debunking. Yesterday, Daring Fireball's John Gruber linked to this amazing video of artist Kyle Lambert's creation of a photorealistic finger painting of actor Morgan Freeman. Show More Summary