Tag Archives: Computer hardware

VIDEO: Apple Close To Buying Headphone Maker Beats Electronics: FT

9 May

VIDEO: Apple Close To Buying Headphone Maker Beats Electronics: FT

The Financial Times is reporting Apple is close to buying headphone maker Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion. The purchase of Beats, which also runs a streaming music service, would be the company’s largest ever acquisition. The deal could be announced as early as next week.

VIDEO: Apple Launches Replacement Program For Faulty IPhone 5 Sleep/Wake Buttons

26 Apr

VIDEO: Apple Launches Replacement Program For Faulty IPhone 5 Sleep/Wake Buttons

Apple has launched a new program to help iPhone 5 owners affected by a fault that may render their sleep/wake button ineffective or unresponsive. The problem affects what Apple calls “a small percentage” of iPhone 5s made from March 2013 on. Apple says that customers can find out if their phone qualifies and apply for […]

VIDEO: Apple Nabs Itself A Renewable Power Plant Project In Oregon

13 Apr

VIDEO: Apple Nabs Itself A Renewable Power Plant Project In Oregon

OregonLive reports that Apple has taken over the efforts to complete a hydroelectric plant just outside of Prineville, Oregon. The question is, why would Apple want one? The answer is simple: data centers. Apple operates a handful of data centers around the world to power things like iCloud. Data centers use a lot of power; […]

VIDEO: Apple’s Finance Chief To Depart

4 Mar

VIDEO: Apple’s Finance Chief To Depart

Apple said Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer plans to leave the company at the end of September, ending a roughly 18-year career at the tech giant. Luca Maestri, Apple’s vice president of finance and corporate controller, will replace Mr. Oppenheimer as finance chief. Mr. Oppenheimer will transition the finance chief role to Mr. Maestri in […]

VIDEO: Apple CEO Cook: ‘We Have Great Things We Are Working On’

17 Jan

VIDEO: Apple CEO Cook: ‘We Have Great Things We Are Working On’

Apple on Friday officially launched its iPhone to China Mobile’s 763 million subscribers. But despite that good news, CEO Tim Cook still was unwilling to share details on his company’s future plans. During an event launching the iPhone to China Mobile, Cook was asked whether Apple might launch an iPhone with a bigger screen or […]

VIDEO: Datawind Releases $37.99 Android Tablet In US

16 Dec

VIDEO: Datawind Releases $37.99 Android Tablet In US

Datawind first made waves back in 2011 with an Android tablet available to the schools in India for a government-subsidized price of $22. Known as the Aakash 2, the little tablet that could is now available in the US for $37.99 under the name UbiSlate 7Ci . The UbiSlate 7Ci anchors a lineup of tablets […]

VIDEO: Icahn Beats Apple Buyback Drum Again With New Proposal

5 Dec

VIDEO: Icahn Beats Apple Buyback Drum Again With New Proposal

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has made his latest move in trying to get Apple to increase its buyback program. On Wednesday, he tweeted that he would make a “precatory proposal” to Apple that calls for a shareholder vote on the program. That means that even if the majority of Apple shareholders approve, the company would […]

VIDEO: Waiting For Apple Update On New Products, Categories? Keep Waiting

29 Oct

VIDEO: Waiting For Apple Update On New Products, Categories? Keep Waiting

For anyone hoping for to get a peek at what Apple has in store in the coming months and next, don’t count on much more clarity from Chief Executive Tim Cook. During a conference call to discuss results, Cook said he was standing by his statement from earlier this year that its customers and investors […]

VIDEO: Apple Spanks WiLAN In Patent Fight

24 Oct

VIDEO: Apple Spanks WiLAN In Patent Fight

Apple Spanks WiLAN In Patent Fight

VIDEO: Police In New York Really Want You To Download IOS 7

22 Sep

VIDEO: Police In New York Really Want You To Download IOS 7

With the launch of the new Apple iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S, the NYPD and other police agencies around the US are urging the public to download Apple?s iOS 7, which has Activation Lock, a new security measure intended to deter theft. The feature is helpful to police who are often called to help locate […]