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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.


The iTunes Store Is A Decade Old Today – Gizmodo

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.


Apple’s Spaceship HQ Is Getting a Downgrade From Absurd to Just Plain …

April 4th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Back in 2011, when Steve Jobs announced his plans to build a spaceship-like Cupertino HQ for Apple , we all knew it was going to be one ridiculously lavish office. But according to Bloomberg Businessweek, it's due for a bit of a downgrade before construction starts this June. It'll still be crazy, just not totally absurd


The Next iOS Needs to Look Like This

March 25th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

It's not a good sign when the best iOS features are imaginary ones designed by people who aren't getting paid to do it instead of, you know, Apple.


The Burden of Apple iOS

February 15th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

When Apple released the iPhone in 2007 , they released iPhone OS (later known as iOS) with it.


Visit Apple’s iBookstore for a Curated Selection of Self-Published Soft Porn

February 5th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Apple has added a new section of the iBookstore called Breakout Books that highlights up and coming self-published books from "emerging talents." Titles are grouped into genres, like sci-fi, mysteries & thrillers, and romance, just like the books section of your local grocery store. Here's a synopsis of one such title, Bridesmaid Lotto by Rachel Astor: Self-publishing can be a great opportunity for unknown, legitimately gifted writers. For example, Wool was self-published


Does Apple Have a Fancier iPad 4 Up Its Sleeve?

January 28th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Scraps of evidence are appearing across the internet, so 9to5mac claims , that point towards Apple maybe, possibly, perhaps readying an update for the iPad. 9to5mac has reported that devs are finding code in the soon-to-be-released iOS 6.1 that point towards a new device, featuring 128GB of storage. Adding some fuel to that fire is a new set of SKUs, leaked by a "high-profile


Yes, Apple Is Cutting Down iPhone 5 Orders, and It Isn’t Giving Any Explanation

January 15th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

The New York Times confirmed today that Apple is drastically cutting iPhone 5 orders , just as the Wall Street Journal and Nikkei of Japan reported yesterday . Apple hasn't answered the reports, even while there is really no excuse not to do so except the perfectly fine "because we don't want to." Yet, Apple hasn't offered any explanation—even while their stock continues to dive! dive! dive! faster than James Cameron's submarine.


Apple Cuts the Price of Thunderbolt Cables

January 10th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Apple has decided to cut the price of its exorbitantly priced Thunderbolt cables. Its 2-meter cable has fallen in price from a painful $50 to an only-slightly-more-palatable $40


WSJ: Apple’s Building a Cheaper iPhone (Again)

January 8th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

The WSJ, never ones to pass up a good (or bad) Apple rumor, is reporting that the company is working on a less expensive alternative to its $200 (on-contract) iPhone. And if that sounds familiar, well, it should


Report: Intel’s TV Service Won’t Be Announced at CES, But More Details Emerge

January 1st, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Bad news for anyone who was excited for Intel to finally reveal its long-rumored set top box and TV service plans at CES next week. According to Janko Roettgers over at Gigaom , knowledgeable sources claim that Intel won't be officially announcing its challenger to the Apple and Google TV at the show, but more tantalizing details have emerged. And as we reported yesterday , Intel isn't planning to compete with Apple TV and Google's streaming services by simply providing slightly better offerings.


Last Night Armed Robbers Stole Over $1 Million Worth Of Gear From a Paris …

January 1st, 2013 | by Gizmodo

If you think you're having a rough morning after your New Year's festivities, an Apple Store in Paris' opera district is still trying to determine just how much hardware was stolen after four or five armed thieves robbed the store three hours after it had closed. The local police aren't confirming the exact amount that was stolen, but The Telegraph claims there are reports that the thieves made off with over one million euros, or $1.32 million, worth of goods. The robbery was particularly brazen given extra police and security personnel had been called in to keep the peace during the city's New Year's Eve celebrations.


The ITC’s Proposing Some Rough Sanctions Against Patent-Infringing Samsung …

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


Rumor: Next iPad Will Look Exactly Like You’d Expect

December 24th, 2012 | by Gizmodo

It was probably too much to ask that we make it to the end of the year without firing up the new [new (new)] iPad rumor mill, especially given that it's barely been two months since the iPad 4 appeared. And yet! There is, says Macotakara —a site that's usually pretty good at this sort of thing—a new iPad in the works


Logitech’s Bluetooth Keyboard Plays Nice With All Your Apple Toys Now, Too

December 12th, 2012 | by Gizmodo

Following up on the release of the K810 Bluetooth keyboard and its updated Wireless Touchpad back in October, Logitech has just announced new versions of both of those peripherals designed to complement your OS X and iOS toys. Both devices will ship come January of next year, with the Trackpad for Mac coming in at $70 while the Easy-Switch Keyboard will set you back $


Some New iMacs are Assembled in the US

December 3rd, 2012 | by Gizmodo

It seems not all of Apple's slinky new iMacs are made in China. Apple Insider is reporting that some of the new standard-spec iMacs are labelled as "Assembled in USA". US sssembly is usually reserved for Apple's made-to-order machines.


Apparently No One Knows Who Tim Cook Is

December 1st, 2012 | by Gizmodo

Brian Williams, the go to newsman for any sane American, recently interviewed Tim Cook about Apple and all things going on at Cupertino. It's the first interview "of its kind" and will be shown next week on Thursday



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