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I would totally buy this awesome Apple curved HDTV

December 27th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

S Tim Cook says that Apple has BIG plans for 2014. Everyone is assuming that it will finally be the fabled Apple TV set. Our friend Martin Haje k joined forces with Andrew Ambrosino to make this awesome curved Apple TV set which supposedly would reduce glare and reflection


Adding More Layers is Apple’s Patent-Suggested Plan For Fixing Maps

December 20th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

It's slowly getting better, but try as it might, Apple just can't top Google's Maps service when it comes to digital cartography That's not to say it isn't still keeping up the chase though — a newly uncovered patent points towards a raft of new features Apple has planned for the troubled service. The "Interactive Map" patent points towards a fresh layering system for the company's iOS Maps app, going far deeper than what's currently offered.


The Best Windows Tablet Display Doesn’t Come From Microsoft

December 10th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

A new generation of Windows tablets has arrived with the launch of the Microsoft Surface 2, their second generation tablet, and the Nokia Lumia 2520, Nokia's first ever tablet. With virtually identical functionality and OS software, it is the quality and performance of their displays that really differentiates the tablets. Microsoft's original Surface RT launched in October 2012 had a display similar to the older Apple iPad 2, with a resolution of 1366x768 pixels and a small Color Gamut with just 57% of the Standard Gamut needed for accurate color reproduction


Report: Apple’s iBeacon Location-Aware Shopping in Its Stores Today

December 6th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

S The Associated Press is reporting that Apple will switch on its new iBeacons service— which will provide location-aware services to your phone—across its 254 US stores today. iBeacons, which uses low-power Bluetooth transmitters dotted around stores, was announced with the arrival of iOS


SONOS, Your New Monitor, Apple TV, Plus TV Deals Abound [Deals]

November 25th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

S Grabbing your choice of SONOS Speaker from Amazon today will not only net you a free SONOS Bridge , but also a nice chunk of Amazon credit that varies depending on which speaker you buy. It's a great excuse to outfit your home with the best, simplest wireless audio solution available


Jony Ive’s RED Mac Pro Sold For Almost $1 Million This Weekend

November 25th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

S Chris Martin and Bono played a duet on a $1.6 million piano, Jenna and Barbara Bush worked the room, and a computer was sold for $977,000. Though Vanity Fair contends that Jony Ive and Marc Newson’s Sotheby’s auction on Saturday was “unlike the typical Sotheby’s auction,” it still sounds like pretty typical rich people stuff to us.


Confirmed: Apple Bought the Company That Made the Original Kinect

November 25th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

S Your iPhone could be getting some serious new capabilities soon, following the news that Apple has acquired the 3D-sensing technology company PrimeSense . This is the same Israeli company that built the original Microsoft Kinect sensor. But that doesn't mean Apple's planning an Xbox competitor anytime soon.


Moga Ace iOS Game Controller First Look: Cheap Fun, Huge Potential

November 19th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

S Ever since Apple introduced reference designs and an API for iOS gaming controllers at WWDC , we've known some kind of officially sanctioned iOS hardware was on the way. The Moga Ace is the first we've gotten in our hot little hands on, and after playing with it for a few days, we can safely say that it's a blast. For some early testing, Moga supplied us with a loaner iPod Touch loaded with a few controller-ready games, including Dead Trigger 2 and Bastion


The Best Small Tablet Display (Hint: It’s Not the iPad Mini)

November 18th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

S A new generation of mini 7 to 8-inch tablets from three of the major manufacturers has just completed with the belated launch of the Apple iPad mini with retina display . While the Kindle Fire HDX, Nexus 7, and new iPad mini all have improved displays over their previous year counterparts, only one truly stands out—as lagging significantly behind.


Take a Tour Through the Glassy Halls of Apple’s Future HQ

November 11th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

We've spent months marveling over the facade of Apple's new headquarters. But now, thanks to these renderings from the City of Cupertino uncovered by Wired , we're getting an idea about the spaces inside the building—and it's hard to decide if it looks more like a futuristic office or a futuristic Apple store. The campus, as we've known for a while , revolves around a massive circular building of nearly three million square feet.


Report: Apple Supplier Flextronics Used Indentured Employees

November 7th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

S Bloomberg Businessweek has an in-depth report today alleging that electronics supplier Flextronics used recruiters who charged workers exorbitant fees to place them in Malaysian plants, confiscating their passports and deserting them in employee housing without food when production idled. The full story is a must-read , but this is the basic timeline: Apple contracted Flextronics International to make the camera for the iPhone


iPad Air Review: Bigger Gets So Much Better

November 5th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

It's hard to imagine that it's been only three years since the original iPad came out, since tablets were a part of our daily world. Sure there were tablet computers before, but there weren't tablets the way we know and use them today.


The Best Large Tablet Display (It’s Not the iPad Air)

November 4th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

A new generation of full-size flagship tablets has just started with the near simultaneous launch of the Apple iPad Air and Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9. They both have top-of-the-line and state-of-the-art displays that have been significantly improved (in different ways) from the 2012 models.


Did an Inspirational Apple Really Fall on Newton’s Head?

October 23rd, 2013 | by Gizmodo

S In grade school you probably learned Newton’s apple story around the time you learned that George Washington chopped down a cherry tree , that people in Columbus’ time thought that the world was flat , or that the Pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving in America and invited the Native Americans to join them . Since literally none of the latter three stories here are true (follow the preceding links for full details), you probably have your doubts about whether Newton actually sat under an apple tree and had something of a “eureka” moment concerning gravity. It might surprise you to learn, then, that your teachers got one of these stories (partially) correct


iLife and iWork: Better, But More Importantly Free

October 22nd, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Along with the flurry of hardware updates, Apple announced substantial upgrades to iLife and iWork. Features run the gamut from seamless integration with iOS to powerful automation tricks like a robotic drummer. And like OS X Mavericks , everything is available immediately, for free.


Apple Hilariously Called the Gold iPhone 5S ‘The Kardashian Phone’

October 19th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

As Apple was prepping the perfectly glitzy hue of the goldpagne iPhone 5S, the phone was being referred to as "the Kardashian phone" inside Apple according to NY Times reporter Nick Bilton . Yes, that would be the same Kardashian as notorious iPhone auteur Kim and her well manicured yet totally overexposed family. Which means yes, Apple was completely aware of how ridiculous the goldpagne iPhone was going to be.



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