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WSJ: Microsoft Is Designing a Touch-Enabled Watch

April 15th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Microsoft is working with suppliers to develop a new touch-enabled watch device, which sees it jumping on the same rumored bandwagon as Apple and Samsung . Citing executives from Microsoft's suppliers , the Journal reports that Asian manufacturers have been shipping components to Ballmer and co so that the company can start developing "a watch-style device". Apparently those components include a 1.5-inch display, but other details are scant


What Famous Ads Would Look Like Today

April 13th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

It's funny how fondly we look back at classic ads—print, commercials, anything—compared to how we react to ads today. That Apple 1984 commercial? Perfection.


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


Bright Lights, Old iMacs

March 27th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Even with their outdated CRT displays, Apple's old rainbow assortment of iMacs are just too damn adorable to toss. But what do you do if you have a few still lying around taking up desk space?


The Nicest Apple iWatch Concept Yet

March 12th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

We've been hearing about a mythical Apple "iWatch" for a while now, to varying degrees of credibility, but this one from the April issue of MacUser magazine is probably the prettiest—and most plausibly Apple—interpretation we've seen


Report: The Next iPhone Is Coming in August

March 5th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

iMore is reporting that Apple will release its next-gen iPhone in August. Obviously, the device will be stronger, better, faster, and so on, but the real takeaway is the timing.


Chromebook Pixel: Google’s Retina, Touchscreen, MacBook Pro Counterpunch

February 21st, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Until now, Chromebooks hadn't been much more than glorified netbooks; underpowered curios best suited for technological novices. The 13-inch, touchscreen, retina-displayed, full-powered Chromebook Pixel, though, appears to be anything but. And it should be enough to make Apple at least a little nervous


iOS 6.1.3 Beta Fixes iPhone Lock Screen Security Hole

February 21st, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Apple's been keeping busy rolling out small patches of iOS 6. The latest, iOS 6.1.3 beta 2 just hit developers. Importantly, 9To5Mac reports that the update fixes the gaping lock screen bug that allows access even with out a passcode


Intel’s Streaming TV Ambitions Are Real, And Huge

February 12th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Intel has just confirmed what was previously only a rumor ; it's entering the set-top box business in a major way. As the Verge reports , we're talking "live television, catch-up television, on-demand, [and] a set of applications." In other words, the golden goose. All those questions, though, are what will define the service as a success or failure


Android Is Popular Because It’s Cheap, Not Because It’s Good

January 22nd, 2013 | by Gizmodo

The story goes like this: The iPhone comes out, and it's the only smartphone anyone wants, because there's never been anything like it. It is the smartphone. Step forward a few years, and Apple is losing to Google—at least in sheer numbers of phones being sold.


The Onion: Apple’s New College Girl-Friendly iPhone Comes With a Pre …

December 19th, 2012 | by Gizmodo

Apple is really targeting a niche market with its newest device—an iPhone geared toward college girls that comes with an already shattered screen . I mean, they're going to crack it at some point, so why not just get it out of the way? No surprise, but The Onion is totally onto something in this video.


WSJ: Apple Is Testing Designs for a TV

December 12th, 2012 | by Gizmodo

Surprise! According to the Wall Street Journal , Apple is working with Sharp and Foxconn to test designs for a new TV. The Journal claims the tests are taking place at Sharp's Sakai plant in western Japan—one of the most advanced LCD facilities in the world—which is capable of producing sets over 60 inches in size and already spits out devices for Vizio. Details of the tests in question are, however, predictably scant.


The Secret HTC-Apple Settlement Might Not Be Quite So Secret

December 4th, 2012 | by Gizmodo

Last month HTC and Apple decided to play nice when they reached a settlement over a patent license. While Apple was forced to tell Samsung how much that deal was worth, it thought the rest of the case was secret—but it turns out that might not quite be the case . In a court ruling from US District Court Judge Lucy Koh, it's been made obvious that secrets only stretch so far: That means the full list of patents discussed in the case and settlement should be publicly available at some point.



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