January 25th, 2014 | by Gizmodo
The Wall Street Journal is hearing rumors that Apple wants to expand its mobile payment capabilities beyond iTunes purchases, moving into the space dominated by names like Square , PayPal , and Google . With over 575 million registered iTunes users, it's almost surprising that Apple hasn't already given those users a way to pay for 3rd party online purchases through an iTunes account. The company dabbled in making a payment feature for Passbook , but never saw those intentions through.
December 10th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
S Move over Samsung and LG: Apple has been awarded a patent by the US Patent and Trademark Office that describes how they could manufacture a new breed of curved touch surfaces .
December 10th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
S The past couple of years, iOS users in Europe and Canada have been lucky enough to receive a series of 12 free gifts from Apple over the festive period. Now, Cook & Co. are spreading that generosity to the US, too
December 6th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
S The Associated Press is reporting that Apple will switch on its new iBeacons service— which will provide location-aware services to your phone—across its 254 US stores today. iBeacons, which uses low-power Bluetooth transmitters dotted around stores, was announced with the arrival of iOS
April 22nd, 2013 | by Gizmodo
China Business is reporting that Apple has returned up to a mind-boggling 8 million iPhones to Foxconn because of quality issues. Of course, those returned phone will almost certainly torn down for parts
March 20th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
The Verge is reporting that Amazon is in talks with record labels to create a new subscription music service.
March 5th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
During a talk at the University of Arizona's Department of Marketing, Apple's former head of advertising, Ken Segall, let slip about some of the alternative names seriously considered at Cupertino before the launch of the iPhone. They're surprisingly bad.
February 18th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
This map, put together by China File, plots all of the publicly available suppliers who fuel Apple's production lines. While the majority are found in Asia, it's interesting to see that the rest of world represents, too
January 28th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
I've always hated BlackBerry phones. Disgracefully ugly bricks they were—until the BlackBerry Z10. The BlackBerry Z10 is hot .
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.
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 $
November 26th, 2012 | by Gizmodo
Apple's controversial Lightning connector has a name that nicely matches up with the Thunderbolt data connection. But its name caused Apple some trouble—because it had to buy the trademark from Harley-Davidson. The EU Patent & Trademark Office has published trademark applications for Apple's Lightning connector, reports Patently Apple