MACTECH NEWS

  • newApple plans a 'next generation' retail store in the Memphis, TN, area

    Apple plans a 'next generation' retail store in the Memphis, TN, area

    Apple is planning to move its Germantown store (in the Memphis, Tennessee area) with a “next generation” design planned for the new location, reports the Memphis Daily News (http://tinyurl.com/pjx…
    - 9 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 5:39pm -
  • newJixiPix introduces RipPix for Mac OS X, Windows, iOS, Android

    JixiPix introduces RipPix for Mac OS X, Windows, iOS, Android

    JixiPix (www.jixipix.com) has launched a new photo app called RipPix for Mac OS X, Windows, iOS and Android. It applies combinations of texture and tone to photos, then brings focus to the subject in…
    - 10 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 5:20pm -
  • neweFileCabinet announces compatibility with Mac OS X
    eFileCabinet, a hosted electronic document management (EDM) solutions provider for small to medium businesses, has announced that SecureDrawer and eFileCabinet Online will be compatible with the Mac platform effective November.read more
    - 13 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 2:17pm -
  • newSeagate develops world’s highest density mobile hard drive technology

    Seagate develops world’s highest density mobile hard drive technology

    Seagate Technology (www.seagate.com) says it's achieved a major milestone in areal density with a new hard disk that can offer as much as 2TB of capacity in a slim 7mm package.read more
    - 13 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 1:43pm -
  • newWaterField Designs unveils the Cosmzo 2.0 laptop briefcase

    WaterField Designs unveils the Cosmzo 2.0 laptop briefcase

    WaterField Designs (www.sfbags.com) has announced the Cozmo 2.0, an all-leather laptop briefcase.You can stow your laptop in the padded laptop compartment and have plenty of room for lots more gear.…
    - 14 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 1:29pm -
  • newNew work life conference announced for FileMaker consultants

    New work life conference announced for FileMaker consultants

    The Find Your Moose conference (https://findyourmoose.com/), a work/life conference for FileMaker developers and consultants will be held Oct. 28-29, in downtown Chicago. Attendees who register by Aug…
    - 15 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 11:59am -
  • newThe latest iOS apps for Sept. 1

    The latest iOS apps for Sept. 1

    Here are some of the latest apps available at the Apple App Store for the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and/or Apple Watch.Andrew Kaz has introduced TurnTable, which provides a new graphical interface fo…
    - 15 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 11:44am -
  • Apple, Cisco partner on enterprise venture

    Apple, Cisco partner on enterprise venture

    Apple and Cisco have nnounced a partnership to create a "fast lane" for iOS business users by optimizing Cisco networks for iOS devices and apps, integrating the iPhone with Cisco enterprise environm…
    - 1 day ago 31 Aug 15, 9:41pm -
  • Apple releases eighth beta of El Capitan for developers

    Apple releases eighth beta of El Capitan for developers

    Apple has made available the seventh beta of Mac OS X El Capitan to developers for testing purposes. It's available through the Software Update section of the Mac App Store and through the Apple Devel…
    - 1 day ago 31 Aug 15, 6:10pm -
  • Yoink for Mac OS X upgraded to version 3.1

    Yoink for Mac OS X upgraded to version 3.1

    Matthias Gansrigler has updated his drag and drop "helper" Mac app, Yoink, to version 3.1.Yoink is designed to simplify drag and drop between windows, spaces and (full screen) apps by providing a "sh…
    - 1 day ago 31 Aug 15, 5:11pm -
  • Shimo VPN Client for Mac OS revved to version 4

    Shimo VPN Client for Mac OS revved to version 4

    Feingeist Software has announced Shimo 4, the latest update to its virtual private network client for Mac OS X.  Shimo integrates seamlessly with OS X Yosemite and El Capitan. There's no need for an…
    - 1 day ago 31 Aug 15, 5:06pm -

MAC NEWS AND RUMORS

  • newOngoing Apple Campus 2 Progress Shown in High-Quality Aerial Video

    Ongoing Apple Campus 2 Progress Shown in High-Quality Aerial Video

    Construction on Apple's second campus in Cupertino is continuing at a steady pace, as seen in a new aerial video captured by drone pilot Duncan Sinfield and shared with MacRumors. Shot earlier today, Sinfield's video offers a detailed look at the pr…
    - 5 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 9:48pm -
  • newLUNATIK EPIK Apple Watch Kit Review: Rugged Protection, but Not the Best Fit or Comfort

    LUNATIK EPIK Apple Watch Kit Review: Rugged Protection, but Not the Best Fit or Comfort

    LUNATIK, the company that made a name for itself a number of years ago by creating popular watch bands such as the TikTok and LYNK for the sixth-generation iPod nano, has debuted a similar offering for the 42 mm Apple Watch with its new EPIK lineup.…
    - 7 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 8:10pm -
  • newApple Continues to Recruit Talent to Join Secretive Automotive Team

    Apple Continues to Recruit Talent to Join Secretive Automotive Team

    Apple continues to recruit talent to bolster its "Project Titan" team, which is rumored to be researching an electric vehicle. Over the past several weeks, the company has hired multiple employees from Tesla Motors, Texas Instruments, and other compa…
    - 7 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 7:42pm -
  • newInstagram Improves 'Instagram Direct' Private Messaging Capabilities

    Instagram Improves 'Instagram Direct' Private Messaging Capabilities

    Instagram today announced a major update to the Instagram Direct feature that it first introduced in 2013, allowing users to send threaded messages and content from their feeds through the private messaging function. Prior to today, Instagram Direct…
    - 10 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 5:36pm -
  • newApple Watch Could Launch in Austria, Denmark and India This Month

    Apple Watch Could Launch in Austria, Denmark and India This Month

    Apple is expected to provide additional details about watchOS 2 at its September 9th media event in San Francisco. Alongside that announcement, a trio of rumors hint towards Apple expanding Apple Watch sales to Austria, Denmark, India and possibly ot…
    - 10 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 4:58pm -
  • newAmazon Prime Video Introduces Offline Viewing for iPhone and iPad

    Amazon Prime Video Introduces Offline Viewing for iPhone and iPad

    Amazon's Prime Video streaming service today announced the ability for its users to download television shows and movies to an iPhone, iPad, or Android device (via Re/code). The service had previously supported such a feature, but it was exclusively…
    - 13 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 2:24pm -
  • newAdonit Announces New Pen-Like Jot Dash Stylus

    Adonit Announces New Pen-Like Jot Dash Stylus

    Adonit, known for its range of styluses, today announced the Jot Dash, the company's latest stylus that aims to closely replicate a standard pen. The Jot Dash is a thin-tipped active stylus that has a plastic 1.9mm tip that offers more precision than…
    - 14 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 1:00pm -
  • newEx-Apple Executive Ian Rogers Joins LVMH as Chief Digital Officer

    Ex-Apple Executive Ian Rogers Joins LVMH as Chief Digital Officer

    After it was announced that he would be leaving the company last week, former Apple Music senior director Ian Rogers has found his next position as the Chief Digital Officer for the French luxury company LVMH (via Re/code). After moving to Paris for…
    - 15 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 12:36pm -
  • newApple Pay Limit Rises to £30 in UK

    Apple Pay Limit Rises to £30 in UK

    The UK Cards Association announced on Tuesday that the upper limit for Apple Pay and other contactless payments is now £30 per transaction in the United Kingdom (via AppleInsider). Apple Pay transactions were previously limited to £20 since the se…
    - 16 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 11:37am -
  • Apple Reportedly Exploring Producing Original TV Shows

    Apple Reportedly Exploring Producing Original TV Shows

    Apple has been having early discussions with Hollywood executives about producing original video programming in a bid to potentially compete against companies like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, according to a new report from Variety. Sources indicate the…
    - 1 day ago 1 Sep 15, 12:09am -
  • Samsung Announces Round 'Gear S2' Smart Watch

    Samsung Announces Round 'Gear S2' Smart Watch

    Samsung today unveiled its newest smart watch, the Samsung Gear S2, which is the company's first watch that includes a round display instead of one that's square or rectangular. Positioned as Samsung's seventh smart watch release, the Gear S2 comes…
    - 1 day ago 31 Aug 15, 9:38pm -

MACWORLD

APPLE NEWS FOR THE REST OF US

  • newExternal Link: Apple Testing a Move into Original Content
    Variety reports that Apple may be entertaining the idea of producing its own original content. Several media executives told Variety that they’ve had talks with Apple, and Apple reportedly bid on the new show from the former hosts of Top Gear (Amaz…
    - 13 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 2:24pm -
  • newExternal Link: NFL Game Pass Comes to Apple TV
    The Apple TV’s NFL Now app has been updated to add support for the new NFL Pass service. A one-year subscription to NFL Pass costs $99.99 per year, and offers full video of all games after they air, as well as live streams of out-of-market preseaso…
    - 14 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 1:08pm -
  • Google’s OnHub Router Gets Rough Treatment in Early Reviews
    Several news outlets received review units of Google’s new Wi-Fi router, the OnHub. On the whole, they say that it has inconsistent signal coverage issues, a touted interference-avoidance feature isn’t reliable, and some hardware elements aren’…
    - 1 day ago 31 Aug 15, 6:46pm -
  • TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 31 August 2015
    Notable software releases this week include VMware Fusion 8.0 and Fusion 8.0 Pro and PopChar X 7.2. Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-text RSS feed, help support…
    - 1 day ago 31 Aug 15, 6:09pm -
  • ExtraBITS for 31 August 2015
    In this week’s collection of ExtraBITS links, Adam Engst discusses the mythical Apple Car with The Tech Night Owl, Apple plans to show off something new on September 9th, Best Buy and Apple get chummier, and Joe Kissell identifies the best online b…
    - 1 day ago 31 Aug 15, 6:09pm -
  • VMware Fusion 8.0 and Fusion 8.0 Pro
    Major new release offers support for OS X 10.11 El Capitan and Windows 10. ($79.99/199.99 new, free update, 362 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-text RSS fe…
    - 4 days ago 29 Aug 15, 12:24am -
  • PopChar X 7.2
    Improves support for OS X 10.11 El Capitan and adds support for Unicode 8.0, which introduces 7,716 new characters. (€29.99 new, free update, 4.5 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the…
    - 4 days ago 28 Aug 15, 11:15pm -
  • Save Space and Uninstall Apps with CleanMyMac 3
    MacPaw’s CleanMyMac 3 is a multipurpose Mac maintenance tool and uninstaller. Joe Kissell thinks it’s effective, attractive, and easy to use — a worthy addition to any Mac user’s toolbox. But he also points out that it’s not a complete main…
    - 4 days ago 28 Aug 15, 8:26pm -
  • External Link: Adam Engst Goes Automotive on The Tech Night Owl Live
    Is Apple setting its sights on the car market, as the next “mobile” platform? That’s where Adam Engst and Tech Night Owl’s Gene Steinberg ended up in this podcast, segueing from CarPlay to the rumors of Apple’s self-driving car project. Re…
    - 4 days ago 28 Aug 15, 5:47pm -
  • FunBITS: Pac-Man 256 Retools Classic Fun for iOS
    Pac-Man 256 is a reboot of the arcade classic that showcases the best and worst of modern gaming. Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-text RSS feed, help support o…
    - 5 days ago 28 Aug 15, 1:59pm -
  • How to Disable Auto-Play Videos on Social Media
    Don’t want to stumble across a potentially disturbing video on social media? Josh Centers explains how to disable auto-play videos on your favorite social networks.  Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology pu…
    - 5 days ago 27 Aug 15, 7:26pm -

TUAW: APPLE NEWS AND REVIEWS

  • newEasily plug your last tweet into Yahoo email signatures

    Easily plug your last tweet into Yahoo email signatures

    Yahoo has unveiled a new feature for its email app that allows users to include their most recent tweet as part of their outgoing signature. To enable it, go to Settings -> Accounts -> Primary Yahoo and select "Include your latest Tweet from.…
    - 1 hour ago 2 Sep 15, 1:41am -
  • newIntel's 'Skylake' CPU family includes an unlocked laptop chip

    Intel's 'Skylake' CPU family includes an unlocked laptop chip

    To say that Intel has been dragging out the launch of its Skylake-based processors would be an understatement when it didn't even reveal full details after it started shipping the first CPUs. Most of that secrecy is coming to an end today, however,…
    - 2 hours ago 2 Sep 15, 1:00am -
  • newTesla has a new $29,000 battery upgrade for its old Roadsters

    Tesla has a new $29,000 battery upgrade for its old Roadsters

    In August 2014, Tesla CEO Elon Musk talked about "a fairly exciting upgrade" (i.e., an improved battery pack) to the company's first car, the Lotus-based Roadster. Today, we can finally put a price tag on what it'll cost you to give your aging all-…
    - 3 hours ago 2 Sep 15, 12:24am -
  • newCortana for Windows 10 arrives in four more countries

    Cortana for Windows 10 arrives in four more countries

    Microsoft's making good on its promise to release Cortana for PC in more locations after a limited launch. Now, the voice assistant is available as an optional download in Nihongo for Japan, as well as in English for Australia, Canada and India, bu…
    - 3 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 11:56pm -
  • newWhite House wants you to have online chats with the government

    White House wants you to have online chats with the government

    It's getting easier to talk to the government online, but you're frequently limited to one-way communication. Wouldn't it be nice if you could chat with officials as easily as you do your internet friends? That might just happen. The White House h…
    - 4 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 11:19pm -
  • newGoogle to start downranking sites with huge app install ads

    Google to start downranking sites with huge app install ads

    If you've ever tapped on a search result on your phone only to see a giant ad imploring you to install the site's app, you know how annoying that can be. Google realizes that too, thanks to its own internal study that showed users often don't click…
    - 4 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 10:52pm -
  • newPlayStation 4 jumps on the YouTube Gaming bandwagon

    PlayStation 4 jumps on the YouTube Gaming bandwagon

    Believe it or not, the PlayStation 4 is almost two years old already. I know, I'm surprised too. To celebrate, Sony is rolling out its dashboard preview program... and from the looks of it, firmware version 3.0 is positively massive and rife with s…
    - 5 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 10:29pm -
  • newCalifornia Uber drivers can join in class-action lawsuit

    California Uber drivers can join in class-action lawsuit

    Uber drivers are not employees of the ride hailing company. Instead they are contractors responsible for their own gas, vehicle upkeep and if anything happens to the driver or car while they are searching for a passenger, it's on them. Three driver…
    - 5 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 9:45pm -
  • newThat decked-out first-run Tesla Model X will cost you $140K

    That decked-out first-run Tesla Model X will cost you $140K

    Tesla revealed its pricing scheme for its upcoming Model X electric SUV on Tuesday when it sent out online configurators to prospective buyers. The limited edition first-run, dubbed the Signature Series, will reportedly retail for $132,000. For the…
    - 6 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 8:49pm -
  • newGoogle, Microsoft and Netflix team up on free video formats

    Google, Microsoft and Netflix team up on free video formats

    It's no secret that many tech companies hate video formats that are closed, cost money or both -- enough so that they'll drop popular standards and develop their own codecs. There hasn't been a concerted attempt to tackle this problem, however, whi…
    - 7 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 8:26pm -
  • newSony's aqua blue PS Vita hits GameStop November 2nd

    Sony's aqua blue PS Vita hits GameStop November 2nd

    In Japan, Sony's PlayStation Vita console has come in a host of colors for years now, but other countries haven't been so lucky. For the most part, US buyers have been limited to only black or white options, but Sony just announced that'll be chang…
    - 7 hours ago 1 Sep 15, 7:41pm -

APPLEINSIDER

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IFOAPPLESTORE

  • My Work Here is Done

    My Work Here is Done

    After following Apple retail for 14 years, I’ve reached a happy ending, and am gracefully backing away from the crazy world of following the company and its stores. No more stories or analysis, or flying out to far-flung locations to join overnigh…
    - 28 Mar 15, 3:19am -
  • Live Above An Apple Store—For a Price

    Live Above An Apple Store—For a Price

    For the most-avid Apple store enthusiast, a most-extraordinary opportunity has arisen to purchase an apartment inside an Apple store building. No more driving—or even walking—to your Genius Bar appointment or to pick up an accessory. Just take a…
    - 14 Mar 15, 9:26am -
  • More Streams of People To Fill The Retail Stores

    More Streams of People To Fill The Retail Stores

    Although Apple’s Monday special event was intended to formally present Apple Watch, it seemed to be more about the company’s retail stores, which will bear the brunt of additional inventory, sales and traffic handling tasks to get the produc…
    - 11 Mar 15, 7:47am -
  • Latest Store Opening Generates Apple Enthusiasm

    Latest Store Opening Generates Apple Enthusiasm

    This video of the Zhongjie Joy City (Shenyang, China) Apple store grand opening on February 28th demonstrates the broad extent of the enthusiasm for Apple’s retail stores, and how it transcends cultures and international boundaries.
    - 3 Mar 15, 6:50am -
  • Neighbors Organize Protest Over Future Apple Store

    Neighbors Organize Protest Over Future Apple Store

    - 23 Feb 15, 10:26pm -
  • Last Mini-Store Moves to Full-Size Space

    Last Mini-Store Moves to Full-Size Space

    In typical Apple fashion, customer service trumped the scheduled 10 p.m. closing time of the Oakridge (N. Calif.) retail store last night, the last of nine mini-stores that debuted in 2004 and introduced the now-familiar stainless steel interior des…
    - 15 Feb 15, 3:05am -
  • Historic Genius Bar Logos Are Being Removed

    Historic Genius Bar Logos Are Being Removed

    An original and significant element of Apple’s retail stores is disappearing. Over the past month workers have been removing the “atom” symbol that has pinpointed the Genius Bars since the first store opened in 2001, and they are replacing i…
    - 11 Feb 15, 12:34pm -
  • Apple Expanding Green Energy To More Stores

    Apple Expanding Green Energy To More Stores

    Apple announced today that it’s signed an $848 million contract to purchase solar electricity that will convert all 52 of its California stores, its headquarters and a data center to green power by the end of 2016. Speaking at a San Francisco…
    - 11 Feb 15, 3:56am -
  • Store Employees Indicted, Gift Card Fraud Ring

    Store Employees Indicted, Gift Card Fraud Ring

    The Manhattan (NYC) district attorney announced indictments today against four former Apple retail store employees and a dental office receptionist, accusing them of defrauding Barclays Bank of of $700,000 through fraudulently-obtained Apple gift car…
    - 6 Feb 15, 3:59am -
  • Apple Posts One Last Look At Retail Financials

    Apple Posts One Last Look At Retail Financials

    In the wake of Apple’s unexplained decision to no longer separately report retail store financial results, the company has posted a final, tantalizing summary of how the stores have performed by geography over the past three years, showing Japan w…
    - 4 Feb 15, 10:48am -
  • Retail Veteran Is Leaving, Big Changes Coming

    Retail Veteran Is Leaving, Big Changes Coming

    Prompted by future career possibilities, and encouraged by the value of his Apple stock, Apple’s veteran vice president of retail real estate and development Bob Bridger is leaving the company at the end of March. Insiders say his departure is als…
    - 3 Feb 15, 4:56am -

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APPLECTURE

  • Is It Still Worth It to Purchase the iPhone 5?

    Is It Still Worth It to Purchase the iPhone 5?

    The 2012 flagship iPhone 5 is no longer sold by Apple. However, third-party retailers keep selling it as a cheaper alternative to the iPhone 6, iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s. With holiday shopping at its peak, many consumers are taking […]
    - 7 days ago 26 Aug 15, 2:33am -
  • How to Unlock Your iPhone 6

    How to Unlock Your iPhone 6

    According to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center, 64% of U.S. adults have a smartphone, but they either lack other broadband internet service at home, or they have limited options for going online other than their phone. This […]…
    - 14 days ago 19 Aug 15, 1:20pm -
  • 11 Must Have Health and Safety Apps

    11 Must Have Health and Safety Apps

    If you feel as if your health and safety system at work has gone a bit awry and could do with a bit of organisation it might be worthwhile checking out the variety of apps now available to help with […]
    - 27 days ago 6 Aug 15, 10:57am -
  • The Advantages of Changing to iPad Hospitality EPOS Systems

    The Advantages of Changing to iPad Hospitality EPOS Systems

    Along with everything else in the commercial world, technologies are fast evolving to be more efficient, smaller, neater, more aesthetically pleasing and basically, just better. As a business, following and keeping up with these new trends and evolve…
    - 32 days ago 31 Jul 15, 4:29pm -
  • Lessons I Learned: Building My First Android App

    Lessons I Learned: Building My First Android App

    You may have heard of many stories about successful startups that launched android apps. Many people do not know that a lot more startup fail while trying this. Developing Android app is not a tough job but most of the […]
    - 35 days ago 29 Jul 15, 8:09am -
  • 1 Click to Backup and Restore iPhone Files Without iTunes

    1 Click to Backup and Restore iPhone Files Without iTunes

    Get the “can’t backup” error when you try to backup iPhone with iTunes? Still looking for a useful tool to fix iPhone issues when iTunes can’t work? iTunes can be one of the best backup and restore tool for iPhone. […]
    - 50 days ago 14 Jul 15, 3:50am -
  • Expense Tracker 2.0: Powerful Mobile App Which Can Protect You from Unwanted Expenses!

    Expense Tracker 2.0: Powerful Mobile App Which Can Protect You from Unwanted Expenses!

    We have come halfway down 2015 while having a resolution in mind at the dawn of the new-year. According to University of Scranton psychology study, an estimate of 75% maintain their resolution only through the first week while only 46% […]…
    - 76 days ago 18 Jun 15, 11:22am -
  • Restore Data from Mac Trash Using EaseUS Data Recovery for Mac

    Restore Data from Mac Trash Using EaseUS Data Recovery for Mac

    For Apple Macintosh users, data recovery is kind of a difficult job. For the restrictions Mac OS has imposed, retrieving lost data off a hard drive is sometimes quite difficult if the user is not much proficient in operating the […]
    - 84 days ago 9 Jun 15, 4:24pm -
  • Current Condition of Accountant Jobs in Mumbai

    Current Condition of Accountant Jobs in Mumbai

    Accounting is the process of record keeping of a person or company’s financial transactions to calculate profit/loss. An individual who specializes in this field is known as an accountant. Finance is a process of providing advice to person or compa…
    - 91 days ago 3 Jun 15, 1:32pm -
  • E3D-v6: Review of 6th Version of Original Hotend by E3D

    E3D-v6: Review of 6th Version of Original Hotend by E3D

    One of the main trends of this year in home and office 3D-printers is the usage of all-metal nozzles or so-called “hotends”. The E3D company from Great Britain released sixth version of its all-metal hotend in May 2014, giving their […]…
    - 22 May 15, 10:47am -

APPLE TOOLBOX

  • How does iCloud work and what to do when iCloud doesn’t sync
    iCloud has become so ingrained into the Apple ecosystem that most people don’t even realize they have it – and that’s exactly how Apple wants it to be. It “just works.” But, what about when it doesn’t? Untangling the maze of iCloud issues…
    - 18 days ago 15 Aug 15, 12:25pm -
  • How to Troubleshoot iPhone 6
    As is usually the case with Apple products, the release of the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus was met with unbridled enthusiasm. In this latest rendition of the iPhone, Apple has chosen to follow the trends set by its competitors and has created a ce…
    - 26 days ago 6 Aug 15, 8:33pm -
  • BMW: i3 for Apple’s car project is speculation
    Earlier this week news reports stated that Apple and BMW were in talk to use BMW’s i3 vehicles as a basis for apple’s own car project, code named Titan. Further, various reports said that Apple CEO Tim Cook and some Apple executives recently visi…
    - 36 days ago 28 Jul 15, 9:26am -
  • The voice behind Turkish Siri: I am worried
    iOS 8.3 adds several new languages for Siri: Russian, Danish, Dutch, Portuguese, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, and English for India. Today, Turkish press identified the Turkish voice behind Siri. The voice belongs to Yelda Ugurlu, a radio programmer and…
    - 15 Apr 15, 11:58am -
  • Apple patent improves access to emergency contacts and medical records
    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published a patent application today from Apple that describes enhanced techniques to show emergency contact information and medical records on a locked device. The patent, entitled “EMERGENCY INFORMAT…
    - 19 Feb 15, 12:45pm -
  • Apple applies for orientation-based audio patent, possibly related to rumoured iPad Pro
    Today the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published a patent application from Apple that describes a method of automatically routing audio to different speakers on an electronic device, based upon its orientation. This may be used in the l…
    - 22 Jan 15, 2:42pm -
  • Apple awarded patent for strengthened glass displays
    Apple has been granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today for methods of improving the strength of glass covers on electronics devices such as the iPhone. Strengthened glass screen The patent describes systems an…
    - 20 Jan 15, 3:09pm -
  • Apple invents a new Home Button which also functions as a Joystick
    Apple filed a patent today with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) which describes a unique Home Button invention that can be used either as a regular button or as a gaming joystick. The patent demonstrates that Apple is considering ways to…
    - 15 Jan 15, 1:47pm -
  • iPhone 6 gets hot, fix
    Several users have reported an issue in which users feel that their iPhone 6 (and iPhone 6 Plus) sometimes get hot. Do you think that your idevice is overheating? This article explains why your iPhone is getting hot and how you can troubleshoot the p…
    - 14 Jan 15, 9:56am -
  • Apple granted patent for display based speakers
    Apple has been granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today for flexible display-based speaker structures that can be used to produce audio from the screens of its iDevices. The patent relates in general to elect…
    - 13 Jan 15, 3:56pm -