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Jony Ive’s RED Mac Pro Sold For Almost $1 Million This Weekend

November 25th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

S Chris Martin and Bono played a duet on a $1.6 million piano, Jenna and Barbara Bush worked the room, and a computer was sold for $977,000. Though Vanity Fair contends that Jony Ive and Marc Newson’s Sotheby’s auction on Saturday was “unlike the typical Sotheby’s auction,” it still sounds like pretty typical rich people stuff to us.


Take a Tour Through the Glassy Halls of Apple’s Future HQ

November 11th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

We've spent months marveling over the facade of Apple's new headquarters. But now, thanks to these renderings from the City of Cupertino uncovered by Wired , we're getting an idea about the spaces inside the building—and it's hard to decide if it looks more like a futuristic office or a futuristic Apple store. The campus, as we've known for a while , revolves around a massive circular building of nearly three million square feet.


Report: Apple Supplier Flextronics Used Indentured Employees

November 7th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

S Bloomberg Businessweek has an in-depth report today alleging that electronics supplier Flextronics used recruiters who charged workers exorbitant fees to place them in Malaysian plants, confiscating their passports and deserting them in employee housing without food when production idled. The full story is a must-read , but this is the basic timeline: Apple contracted Flextronics International to make the camera for the iPhone


iPad Air Review: Bigger Gets So Much Better

November 5th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

It's hard to imagine that it's been only three years since the original iPad came out, since tablets were a part of our daily world. Sure there were tablet computers before, but there weren't tablets the way we know and use them today.


There’s No Such Thing As an "Apple Trap"

October 29th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

S This morning's New York Times Magazine blows the lid off of an Apple conspiracy more outrageous than a dozen Foxconns. Cracking the Apple Trap , it's called in the print edition.


iLife and iWork: Better, But More Importantly Free

October 22nd, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Along with the flurry of hardware updates, Apple announced substantial upgrades to iLife and iWork. Features run the gamut from seamless integration with iOS to powerful automation tricks like a robotic drummer. And like OS X Mavericks , everything is available immediately, for free.


iPad Air: Everything You Need to Know About Apple’s Svelte New Tablet

October 22nd, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Apple just announced iPad Air, the fifth in its line of (nearly) 10-inch tablets. Last year, Apple's big-boy got a perfunctory upgrade , but this year the iPad's getting a new super skinny design—and a new name—with batch of significant improvements that'll carry it through the next year


Apple Patent Could Bring TouchID to iPads and Macs

October 18th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

The next generation of MacBook laptops and iPad tablets could be opened with a scan of a fingerprint (or nipple-print , or toe-print , or sausage-print ), as Apple’s TouchID patent looks ready to cover a wider range of the Cupertino firm’s products. Patently Apple has uncovered the filing with the U.S.


Here’s Why the iPhone 5S Accelerometer Is So Screwed Up

October 16th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

A few weeks ago we confirmed reports that the iPhone 5S motion sensors were embarrassingly off. Some enterprising devs have investigated the problem, and figured out that at its root, it's indeed a hardware design issue that Apple either overlooked or ignored.


iPad 5 to Mimic the Mini’s Looks, Suggests Latest Parts Leak

September 30th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

The iPad 5 looks as though it’ll be taking its design cues from the little tablet that could, the iPad Mini, if the latest supply chain leak is to be believed. SW-Box has gotten its hands on what it claims is the latest Apple tablet shell, and it’s looking decidedly Mini-like.


A Matching Numerical Keypad For Your Wireless Apple Keyboard

September 21st, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Belkin's new YourType Bluetooth Wireless Keypad looks a lot like Apple's Magic Trackpad. But the only folks who might actually find it 'magical' are accountants, because Belkin trades gestures and multi-touch input for a set of numerical keys and extra shortcuts for navigating large documents. If you've been bemoaning the lack of these extra keys on Apple's shortened wireless keyboard, you probably won't be too happy about coughing up another $60 for Belkin's solution to the problem.


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.


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



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