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Apple CarPlay: iOS on Your Dashboard

March 3rd, 2014 | by Gizmodo

S Apple has announced its new in-car iPhone integration system. Called CarPlay, it's designed to be an eyes-free system which allows users to safely use their phone for information, entertainment and communication while at the wheel


Digital Music Sales Just Dropped for the First Time Since iTunes

January 3rd, 2014 | by Gizmodo

In 2013, digital music sales declined for the first time since Apple launched the iTunes Store 10 years ago. Are streaming music services like Rdio and Spotify to blame? Nielsen SoundScan just released its annual music sales numbers and while none of the news is good, the digital music sales numbers are particularly troubling to the recording industry


Rumor: iPad 5 Could Get an Apple-Built Surface-Style Keyboard Cover

October 21st, 2013 | by Gizmodo

New iPads! That’s the suspected plan for tomorrow’s Apple event. With much of the consumer attention now turning to the more discreet form factor of the iPad Mini, Apple’s iPad 5 needs to justify its full-size existence. And that justification may now come in the form of an Apple-built, pro-orientated keyboard cover.


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.


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


Is Anyone Actually Going to Buy an iBeetle? – Gizmodo

April 22nd, 2013 | by Gizmodo

The much-rumored iCar may have never made it into existence , but VolksWagen's Apple-themed car has finally been made official: the iBeetle offers up some pretty deeply ingrained Apple tech. But who's actually going to buy one


Apple to Pay Out $53 Million Over iPhone Water Damage Warranty Issues

April 12th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Apple has agreed to pay out a weighty $53 million to settle a lawsuit which saw the company accused of not correctly honoring warranties of iPhone and iPod Touches, reports Wired . So, if you were refused warranty service over water exposure for a the original iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, or a first-, second or third-generation iPod Touch, you could be in for a payout. The sums are expected to be in the region of $


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


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


Microsoft Says It Got Hacked Like Apple and Facebook

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.


Can Apple’s Stock Recover Without Steve Jobs?

January 24th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Apple's stock is going down like a plane in flames sinking 12 percent on its biggest fall since the 2008 Wall Street crash. That's $60 dollars per share just after they announced one of its best quarters in history ... but still under analysts' expectations, who think the company is slowing down because its markets are saturated


How Apple Sets Its Prices

January 15th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Apple pricing is unlike almost every other brand in consumer tech: consistent across each and every retailer, and rarely discounted. How do Cook and Co manage to pull that off? MacWorld has an interesting article about the techniques which Apple uses to keep its prices fixed.


Apple’s App Store Is Finally Cracking Down on the Screenshot Scam

January 10th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

After years of complaints, scams, and careless screening tactics, Apple's App Store is finally starting to figure itself out. The latest update should stop developers from using misleading screenshots by locking them into place once the app gets approved. As one of the most widespread app store hoaxes, developers would upload actual screenshots to gain approval and then switch them out with those from a more popular game once the review process ended.


How To Watch Every TV Ad Apple Has Ever Made

December 2nd, 2012 | by Gizmodo

Feel like taking a little trip back in tech time? What better way to do that than to watch a whole bunch of ridiculously old ads? The appropriately named YouTuber EveryAppleAds can help you out with just that, and put together this playlist that claims to include every Apple ad for


Apple Finally Fixed the iMessage Bug That Let Stolen iPhones Receive …

November 21st, 2012 | by Gizmodo

iMessage, which can be a fickle bitch sometimes, had an annoying, downright scary flaw that remained unfixed for too long : if your iPhone got stolen, the stolen phone would keep receiving messages sent via iMessage even after a remote wipe out and deactivation. That meant the thief who stole your phone, could see your messages.


Apple iOS Chief Leaves, Jon Ive Takes Control

October 29th, 2012 | by Gizmodo

At an as-yet-unknown date sometime in 2013, Apple's Senior Vice President, iOS Software Scott Forstall will be leaving Apple. Forstall's role is being reduced immediately, and Jony Ive will be taking over leadership and direction for Human Interface.



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