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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.


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


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


OS X Code Reveals Apple’s Plans For Super-Fast Wi-Fi

April 10th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

With the OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 beta release currently in the hands of developers, some of the more eagle-eyed nerds have noticed references to code which appear to confirm rumors about Apple's plans to roll out super-fast Wi-Fi to its Macs. 9to5mac reports that devs have stumbled upon code in the OS's Wi-Fi frameworks folder which explicitly references the 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard


Report: Apple and Yahoo Are Working Together for Deeper Integration on the …

April 10th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Apple, which hates Google, is supposedly working with Yahoo, who will take anybody's love at this point, to figure out how "Yahoo's services can play a prominent role on Apple's iPhone and iPad", according to the WSJ. This actually shouldn't be too much of a surprise as data from Yahoo Finance and weather already pops up on the iPhone. The WSJ says Yahoo has also "contemplated ways" to replace Google as the search engine for iOS but the idea "remains a long shot" because of Yahoo's partnership with Bing (Bing powers Yahoo, after all)


iPad Price Cuts Mean New Models Can’t Be Far Behind

April 4th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

It's been a scant six months since the announcement of the iPad Mini and the fairly superfluous iPad 4 , but it looks like the new generations might be on the horizon. Walmart, Best Buy, and MacMall have all slashed their prices on the devices , as good a sign as any that new ones are on the way. The trio of retailers cut prices by roughly 30 percent on Wednesday, and these "clearance" sales are a pretty good rule of thumb indicator that something new is on the way soon.


Hulu Plus Just Got a Brand New Redesign for Apple TV

March 19th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Because watching television is a notoriously harrowing and grueling process, Hulu Plus just underwent a major redesign for Apple TV, making it easier to navigate and shaving off precious seconds that could otherwise be spent with the TV people, you're real friends. Slide the arrows above from left to right to see Hulu Plus' layout before and after the redesign


How To Save $40 On an iPad Mini

March 14th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Refurbished iPad Minis have hit the Apple Refurb Store, the store where like-new Apple stuff is actually sold at a discount. The iPad Mini was announced last October , and new models usually hit refurb land within six months, so the iPads populating Apple's refurb ghetto are right on schedule. As of now, there are only two models available, the 16GB Black iPad Mini for Verizon , which at $430 is $30 less than a new model, and the 32GB White WiFi iPad Mini , which clocks in at $40 less than the standard price


Why I Ditched the iPhone: My Very Own Protocol Droid

March 12th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

I've been a die-hard "Apple evangelist" for over twenty years - first an avid Mac user, then an early adopter of both iPod and iPhone. In the 90s, when everyone I knew used Windows, I tried to switch them to Mac


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.


iCloud Had a Real Bed-Shitting This Morning

February 28th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Apple's iCloud portfolio of various streaming and syncing services has existed for two years. And in those two years, Apple still hasn't been able to keep it from regularly fucking up. It happened again today ! This isn't a crisis by any means, but it shows that Apple, after all these years, is still pretty terrible and keeping its software from face-planting


Apple Theft Is So Bad That the NYPD Has a Dedicated iTheft Division

February 22nd, 2013 | by Gizmodo

It should come as no surprise that iPhones and iPads are prime targets for theft, but it's gotten really bad in New York City. It's so bad that, according to the New York Post , the NYPD is setting up a unit specifically to handle iDevice theft and work with Apple to track down the thieves. NYPD spokesman Paul Browne put it this way to The Post : Historically, Apple has been pretty hands-off when it comes to helping law enforcement track down stolen devices


Apple’s Upgrade Dilemma

February 20th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Apple has been taking a beating on Wall Street, in part due to skepticism over future growth of iPhone and iPad sales. With the market becoming saturated with iPhone and, to some extent, iPad users, Apple will soon need to rely upon upgrades rather than new customers to fuel sales. Apple's problem is that their products are so good, people aren't upgrading fast enough


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



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