February 11th, 2014 | by Gizmodo
S After nearly two years and a ton of media attention, you can now download an iPhone app that alerts you every time a drone strike kills someone abroad. It only took the app developer six tries and several different names to get Apple to approve it . The app is called Metadata+ and, officially, it provides "real-time updates on national security." Those are Apple-safe words.
January 10th, 2014 | by Gizmodo
S A few years ago, a documentary came out that introduced longtime New York legend Bill Cunningham to the world at large. The film was fantastic—now streaming on Netflix !—and made it pretty much impossible not to fall in love with the octogenarian photographer who, for decades, has biked boldly through the Big Apple's crowded avenues capturing people with style. Turns, out, he damn good at capturing buildings with style, too.
December 30th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
S Bad news for New York Times readers, great news for anyone who's sick of rolling their eyes at Apple's unbearably twee ad campaigns: Arem Duplessis , the Design Director at the NYT Magazine, is leaving his post to become Creative Director at Apple. You may not have heard of Duplessis, but you've almost certainly seen his work
November 25th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
This one-of-a-kind Leica M camera by Apple design pope Jony Ive and Marc Newson has reached a record-shattering $1,805,000 at the Sotheby's RED charity auction. It was expected to sell for about $750,000 but it seems that some rich kid really wanted a new toy for the holidays. Good, as all this money goes to fight AIDS.
September 12th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
Now that we know all about the latest generation of iPhone(s), it's time to start guessing what Apple's going to do next. This is a time when true fanboys dive into Apple's growing library of patents for clues
September 5th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
Foxconn has gone into serious damage control this week , with CEO Guo Tai-ming inviting 100 members of the press to view the facilities today. Even Apple and Dell, two companies whose products are produced in Foxconn's factories, have spoken out. Apple released a statement saying that they are "saddened and upset by the recent suicides at Foxconn," confirming that they are "in direct contact with Foxconn senior management and we believe they are taking this matter very seriously." While most of the media fixates on the relationship between Foxconn and Apple, for want of a sexier story, Dell meanwhile has also spoken about the suicides, saying that: "We expect our suppliers to employ the same high standards we do in our own facilities
April 10th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
With the OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 beta release currently in the hands of developers, some of the more eagle-eyed nerds have noticed references to code which appear to confirm rumors about Apple's plans to roll out super-fast Wi-Fi to its Macs. 9to5mac reports that devs have stumbled upon code in the OS's Wi-Fi frameworks folder which explicitly references the 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard
February 13th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
As silly as it may sound, more and more people are reporting about an Apple watch that maybe its time to put away those Dick Tracy jokes (never!). This time, Bloomberg throws its hat in the mix saying that Apple has "a team of about 100 product designers working on a wristwatch-like device that may perform some of the computing tasks now handled by the iPhone and iPad" But still, no timeline has been cited so this could be years before we see anything. [ Bloomberg ] This Article was originally posted in Gizmodo
December 21st, 2012 | by Gizmodo
Surprise! Apple's being a dick again.