Tag Archives: technology and computing

VIDEO: Apple Watch To Use Wireless Link

5 Sep

VIDEO: Apple Watch To Use Wireless Link

Apple Inc. plans to include short-range wireless technology in its coming smartwatch, according to people familiar with the matter, signaling that it sees a role for the device in digital payments. The gadget’s use of near-field communication, or NFC, reflects Apple’s broader ambitions for the so-called iWatch beyond health and fitness tracking, the most commonly […]

VIDEO: Apple Says Its Systems Not To Blame For Celebrity Photo Breach

4 Sep

VIDEO: Apple Says Its Systems Not To Blame For Celebrity Photo Breach

The week before a crucial launch of its new iPhone, Apple Inc said intimate photos of celebrities including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence were leaked online through the apparent hacking of individual iCloud accounts.

VIDEO: Apple Patents A Way To Make Sapphire Screens Even Stronger

4 Sep

VIDEO: Apple Patents A Way To Make Sapphire Screens Even Stronger

Apple has a new patent that could help explain leaked videos showing a front screen material that is incredibly durable, and resistant to bending, scratching and shattering. According to AppleInsider, the screen is thought to be based on manufactured sapphire, a material that has a toughness rating above glass, but a new patent reveals how […]

VIDEO: Look Out, Neil Young — Sony’s Got A High-Res Music Player, Too

4 Sep

VIDEO: Look Out, Neil Young — Sony’s Got A High-Res Music Player, Too

Neil Young gave the “high resolution” music movement a huge boost this past spring with his PonoPlayer, which blew the doors of Kickstarter to the tune of $6 million. Now Sony, which has a history with high-res music, is getting in on the action. Sony’s high-resolution NWZ-A17 Walkman costs $299, and is like a silver […]

VIDEO: Apple Publishes The Top 10 Reasons They Reject Apps

2 Sep

VIDEO: Apple Publishes The Top 10 Reasons They Reject Apps

Whether you’ve ever built an iOS app or not, you’ve probably heard tales of how frustrating it can be to get Apple’s stamp of approval. But why does Apple reject apps? What are the big mistakes that most developers make? In the first release of what looks to be something Apple intends to update regularly, […]

VIDEO: Apple Working With NXP For Pay-by-touch Technology In New IPhone

29 Aug

VIDEO: Apple Working With NXP For Pay-by-touch Technology In New IPhone

The Financial Times reports that Apple Incorporated is working with Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors NV to add secure near-field communications technology into the next iPhone, which would enable the smartphone users to pay by touch. Citing people familiar with Apple’s plans, the daily reported NXP will provide the secure near-field communications chips that will allow […]

VIDEO: Is Bigger Always Better When It Comes To Building IPads?

28 Aug

VIDEO: Is Bigger Always Better When It Comes To Building IPads?

By this time next month, the rumors about a new, larger iPhone will be put to rest. By next year, if those rumors hold true , we’ll also have the super-sized 12.9-inch iPad alongside the regular 9.7-inch model and the mini. It’s a product some don’t fully understand, but there are scenarios in which a […]

VIDEO: Apple Planning 12.9-inch IPad For 2015: Bloomberg

27 Aug

VIDEO: Apple Planning 12.9-inch IPad For 2015: Bloomberg

Apple Incorporated is preparing to roll out a larger, 12.9-inch version of its iPad for 2015, with production set to begin in the first quarter of next year. The report comes as Apple struggles with declining sales of its 10-inch and 7.9-inch tablets, which are faltering as people replace iPads less frequently than expected and […]

VIDEO: Pin Drop App Launches On US App Store With Smart New Features

26 Aug

VIDEO: Pin Drop App Launches On US App Store With Smart New Features

Pin Drop – an iPhone app and website which lets you save, organize, and share locations – has now launched on the US app store with new collaborative mapping features and the ability to have multiple profiles. It’s also had a privacy overhaul allowing the ability to toggle between making pins and tags public or […]

VIDEO: Samsung Finally Topped Apple In One Big Mobile Category

26 Aug

VIDEO: Samsung Finally Topped Apple In One Big Mobile Category

Samsung has had a great deal of success with its Galaxy line of smartphones over the past few years, but Apple always seem to stay one step ahead in many of the most important metrics. After a relatively disappointing launch for the Galaxy S5 , Samsung looked poised for another tough quarter, but according to […]