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Android Is Popular Because It’s Cheap, Not Because It’s Good

January 22nd, 2013 | by Gizmodo

The story goes like this: The iPhone comes out, and it's the only smartphone anyone wants, because there's never been anything like it. It is the smartphone. Step forward a few years, and Apple is losing to Google—at least in sheer numbers of phones being sold.


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 Pinch to Zoom Patent Has Been Tentatively Invalidated

December 20th, 2012 | by Gizmodo

Even though Apple scored a big victory against Samsung inside the court, it looks like Apple is losing its stronghold on its patents. After tentatively invalidating the 'Steve Jobs Patent' on multitouch , the USPTO has invalidated Apple's 'pinch to zoom' patent. The 'pinch to zoom' patent was crucial in scoring a billion dollars off of Samsung.


How To Design Like Apple

December 12th, 2012 | by Gizmodo

Apple is known for its beautiful, simple product design. Minute MBA lays out how to replicate that, based on five basic rules . As we all know by now, Steve Jobs was a notorious perfectionist, but that's not the only reason iPads and iPhones almost sell quicker than Apple can make them.


Don’t Miss the Deal of the Day

December 11th, 2012 | by Gizmodo

Sorry Nintendo! Apple's iPod Touch is now the best casual gaming platform in existence. Sam pointed it out in his gift guide for hardcore gamers , but the iPod Touch appeals to pretty much everyone (except those with an iPhone.) Lots of kids are going to freak out when they get one this holiday, and I can't blame them. Remember when we promised to tell you when we saw any discount on any Apple products ?


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.


Those Skinny New iMacs Go on Sale November 30

November 27th, 2012 | by Gizmodo

You might want to make an addendum to your Christmas list. Those impossibly slender new iMacs go on sale November 30 . Announced in September at Apple's iPhone event, the latest desktop machines are just 5mm thin.


Nokia Maps for iOS: Why Is Something So Good So Ugly?

November 20th, 2012 | by Gizmodo

Nokia Maps (officially titled "Here") is a potential godsend for anyone fed up with Apple's subpar offering. It's blazingly fast, routes via public transportation with ease, and doesn't mix up Manhattan with Siberia. Unfortunately, it's bogglingly hard on the eyes.



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