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Apple’s New iPad Rumor Roundup: Everything We Think We Know

October 15th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

It's official; Apple's hosting an iPad unveiling extravaganza on October 22nd, 364 days after l ast year's Cupertino tablet party . Here's what to expect from the new iPad and iPad Mini. iPad Mini 2 Let's begin with the best-case scenario: Apple will announce the widely rumored iPad mini with a retina display


Retail Therapy: Inside the Apple Store

September 26th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

An Apple employee is never supposed to point when giving directions in their store. For example, when asked where the iPhone cases are sold, a specialist should either gesture with an open hand or, preferably, walk the customer to the proper location. If you've ever wandered into an Apple Store just to covertly check your email, you know it's no big deal! Apple wants you to feel right at home in their stores


iTunes Radio Isn’t For You. It’s For Apple.

September 18th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

iTunes Radio is years in the making, and today, it finally lands on millions of devices via iOS 7 and the newly updated iTunes 11.1. Like anything that has been predicted and anticipated for ages, intrigued users will dive in, and in all likelihood, millions upon millions of them will become regular users.


What Apple’s 64-Bit Architecture Really Means For Your iPhone

September 12th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Probably the most underrated announcement Apple made on Tuesday was its move to 64-bit architecture for the iPhone 5S . It's an industry first, and one with major repercussions both for your phone and for the future of Apple. Here's why it matters.


Apple Speaks Out About Foxconn Suicides

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


Yep, This Adorable Mini Macintosh Is Fully Functional

August 28th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Apple's compact Mac mini isn't as popular as it once was, but the company could easily make it a hot seller again if they just followed John Leake's lead and turned it into a miniature Macintosh . At one-third the size of the original, it's pretty much too cute to resist.


Apple, the iPhone, and the End of Surprise

August 26th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

This might not be a video of the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5c. It might not show that Apple's next flagship will look nearly identical to the iPhone 5. It might not reveal that the current black and white models will be joined by a gold—pardon, champagne version—when they are announced on Sept.


iPhone 5S Rumor Roundup: Everything We Think We Know

August 20th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Apple's rumored to be dropping its next iPhone September 10 . Sure, year two of an iPhone design cycle typically means an incrementally improved upon device, but it could be a bigger launch than anticipated—and not just because of the rumored iPhone 5c


Report: Apple’s Next iPhone(s?) Coming September 10th

August 11th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

According to a report from AllThingsD , Apple will be taking the lid off of its new iPhone a month from today, on September 10th. Save the date for what should be a big day—especially if it's not the only debut Apple's got up its sleeve


Do You Love Apple’s (Stolen) Clock Design? Then Strap One To Your Wrist

August 9th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Apple ran into a bit of trouble when it was discovered that the company's design for the clock on the iPad version of iOS 6 was pretty much ripped off from the Swiss Federal Railway . Apple ended up having to pay $21 million for the gaffe, but you can get your own copy of Hans Hilfiker's original design with Mondaine's Stop2Go watch for a slightly more reasonable $


VICTORY! Apple Has Fixed the Number 1 in iOS 7’s Calendar

August 1st, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Rejoice, humans of the Earth, for the ugly off-center 1 in Apple iOS 7's Calendar app icon has been at last, FIXED! It took almost two entire years of design rants after every update, but someone in Cupertino has at last listened and corrected what was a horrible design decision made by someone else who is no longer in Cupertino. iOS 7 beta 4 has a perfectly centered 1. Before, Apple centered the first day of the calendar using its bounding box.


Report: Amazon Has a Kindle TV Streaming Box on the Way – Gizmodo

April 24th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Bloomberg Businessweek is reporting that Amazon will soon be announcing its own streaming box to pair up with its Amazon Instant Video and video on demand. This rumor comes on the heels of Amazon's recent release of 14 original series pilots , which shows its commitment not only to video, but to original video


A Look Inside Afghanistan’s Almost-Apple Store – Gizmodo

April 24th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Fake Apple stores are nothing new. China has a slew of them , all polished and shiny, appearing almost as if they are the genuine article at a glance. Quartz dug up some details on Afghanistan's (fake) Apple store , and though it's a bit more frumpy than most, it still gets the job done.


Apple to Pay Out $53 Million Over iPhone Water Damage Warranty Issues

April 12th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Apple has agreed to pay out a weighty $53 million to settle a lawsuit which saw the company accused of not correctly honoring warranties of iPhone and iPod Touches, reports Wired . So, if you were refused warranty service over water exposure for a the original iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, or a first-, second or third-generation iPod Touch, you could be in for a payout. The sums are expected to be in the region of $


Samsung Is Building 1400 Retail Stores Inside Best Buys

April 4th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

In a bid to compete more directly with Apple, Samsung has announced that in the coming months it will open 1,400 Samsung Experience shops within Best Buy stores around the US. Following an agreement made by Sammy and Best Buy in December, the venture will see 900 stores open across the country by May, with many of the stores opening for business as soon as this month



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