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
January 1st, 2014 | by Gizmodo
S It may seem a little opulent, but a lot of us won't leave home with at least our smartphone—maybe even two—and a tablet. And eventually one of them is going to need a battery boost, so instead of carrying charging cables and adapters for every single device, toss this single colorful USB adapter in your bag and you're all set
December 31st, 2013 | by Gizmodo
S It looks like a waste paper bin, costs a fortune and is, perhaps, the best workstation you've ever owned .
December 30th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google has been working with Audi to develop in-car entertainment and information systems based on Android—and the pair plan to make an announcement at next week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The newspaper explains that the announcement will also detail collaborative efforts with other manufacturers—it specifically names Nvidia, for instance—in order to "establish Android as an important technology for future vehicles." According to the Journal's sources , the new Android initiative will "allow drivers and passengers to access music, navigation, apps and services that are similar to those widely available now on Android-powered smartphones." Last June at its 2013 developers conference, Apple announced its plans to integrate iOS into the car dash , and has garnered support from BMW, Mercedez-Benz, GM and Honda in the process.
December 26th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
S Each year I round-up my top list of applications and utilities used the most throughout the year. Without further introduction, here are all the utilities that have been especially useful in enhancing my productivity during 2013. S 1Password ($49.99): After Dropbox, 1Password is the second application I usually install on every new device
December 20th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
S Apple changed the mobile industry with the iPhone, and has been known to suggest that others have copied it along the way.
December 19th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
After no short period of waiting, the new Mac Pro has finally gone on sale today . All along it's promised to pack punch, and it might just prove to be your ultimate work station
December 13th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
General piece of advice: don't go around typing stuff into your computer's terminal window based on some pictures you found randomly floating on the internet.
December 9th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
S Apple started a wave when it announced its new A7 processor- -the brain of all its flagship products—would be 64-bit . Competitors have been keen to catch up , and now Qualcomm's making its move with the new Snapdragon 410, the first 64-bit chip in the line. The catch
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
November 12th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
Apple quietly put the new iPad Mini with Retina display on sale early this morning, with orders set to arrive for US customers from November 20-22. Prices start at $399 for a 16GB Wi-Fi model, and scale up from there
October 18th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
If you sit at a desk with your laptop and don't use a laptop stand along with an external mouse and keyboard, you're really missing out on greatly improved ergonomics and probably less back and neck pain. This Belkin Zero stand is a great choice, and looks great underneath any laptop, especially a Macbook
April 16th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
According to Bloomberg , Facebook is currently in talks with Apple to bring Facebook Home to the iPhone.
March 2nd, 2013 | by Gizmodo
Judge Lucy Koh has given Samsung a huge discount on the damages it owes Apple. Originally billed to pay Apple over $1 billion, Judge Koh has cut $450,514,650 from Samsung's tab. The new total that Samsung owes is $598,908,
January 23rd, 2013 | by Gizmodo
Apple's first quarter earnings are in. According to Bloomberg News, Apple made $13.1 billion in profit on $54.1 billion in revenue. It sold an absurd 47.8 million iPhones and 22.9 million iPads—both records
January 22nd, 2013 | by Gizmodo
Best Buy released a too good to be true coupon earlier today: Spend a $100 and save $50 automatically when you pay with a MasterCard credit card. The fine print had excluded a few products but it was pretty much a free $50 bucks for everything else. So predictably people took advantage of ol' Best Buy and rung up thousands of dollars of Amazon.com and iTunes gift cards for half off, Apple TVs for $50, Kindle Paperwhites for cheap and anything they could find without any limits
December 11th, 2012 | by Gizmodo
There are all kinds of Apple rumors out there; big ones, small ones, smart ones, dumb ones. God knows we run enough of them ourselves
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 ?
December 10th, 2012 | by Gizmodo
Eddy Cue, Apple's SVP for Internet software in services has been a very visible member of the Apple team recently as the man tapped by Tim Cook to pick up the pieces of the Apple Maps disaster. He might be Apple's Mr. Fix-It , but somebody needs to help this guy with his Twitter .
November 26th, 2012 | by Gizmodo
It's been over two months since Apple released iOS 6 and the iPhone 5 and Google has just now updated Google Voice.
November 19th, 2012 | by Gizmodo
Today, iTunes Match went down.
November 11th, 2012 | by Gizmodo
Like Samsung, HTC has also been having some arguments with Apple over patents . But in this case, the argument hasn't escalated to a billion dollar lawsuit . Instead, it just ended rather peacefully.