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 28th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
For better or worse , Apple has been peddling digital wares for ten years through its iTunes store. What started as a 99 cent, iPod-centric music seller has evolved into the billion dollar behemoth we know today.
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
March 19th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
Samsung's mobile executive VP Lee Young Hee has come out and confirmed that the company is hard at work preparing a new smart watch.
March 18th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
Because there can never be too many Steve Jobs biopics coming out at essentially the exact same time, we now have a third feature-length film to add to the czar of Apple's roster.
March 9th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
Even though we're going to be whoa'd and inspired by the future that Google Glass and the Apple iWatch will bring, let's not kid ourselves. The most realistic future is going to be the silly arguments we all get into about Google Glass and the Apple iWatch
March 2nd, 2013 | by Gizmodo
Apple's Lightning Digital AV Adapter is 50 bucks.
March 2nd, 2013 | by Gizmodo
Judge Lucy Koh has given Samsung a huge discount on the damages it owes Apple. Originally billed to pay Apple over $1 billion, Judge Koh has cut $450,514,650 from Samsung's tab. The new total that Samsung owes is $598,908,
February 22nd, 2013 | by Gizmodo
Microsoft just revealed that "a small number" of its computers, which includes its Mac business unit, have been hacked in a similar attack to what happened with Apple and Facebook earlier this week . The computers were infected with malware using techniques similar to the Apple and Facebook hacks.
December 29th, 2012 | by Gizmodo
The Apple vs. Samsung battle is trucking along, and this time there's more bad news for Samsung. Yesterday, a somewhat censored version of presiding Judge Thomas Pender's suggested sanctions regarding the Apple's complaint to the ITC was published and it includes not only an import and sales ban on the infringing products, but also the posting of a bond for 88 percent of the value of those phones
December 26th, 2012 | by Gizmodo
If you're making an investment in an Apple product, whether it's a new machine or a permanently on-sale refurb , you want to protect it.
November 30th, 2012 | by Gizmodo
iTunes 11 is the best thing to happen to Apple's media hub in a long time. But while the cosmetic changes are nice, there are still plenty of underlying problems with iTunes that need to be addressed.
November 26th, 2012 | by Gizmodo
Apple's controversial Lightning connector has a name that nicely matches up with the Thunderbolt data connection. But its name caused Apple some trouble—because it had to buy the trademark from Harley-Davidson. The EU Patent & Trademark Office has published trademark applications for Apple's Lightning connector, reports Patently Apple
November 11th, 2012 | by Gizmodo
Like Samsung, HTC has also been having some arguments with Apple over patents . But in this case, the argument hasn't escalated to a billion dollar lawsuit . Instead, it just ended rather peacefully.