February 28th, 2014 | by Gizmodo
At today's annual shareholder meeting, Apple CEO Tim Cook laid the verbal smack down on conservative investors who want the company to abandon some of its progressive policies. Apple is one of the most valuable corporations in the world, and, in recent years, the company has been advancing some progressive policies, amongst them some environmental ones, such as the company's stated goal to get on 100-percent renewable energy
February 25th, 2014 | by Gizmodo
S While Google Chromecast, Apple TV, and Roku have shifted streaming content from our mobile devices to our televisions, they're often incomplete solutions. There's a whole Internet worth of video content—from news feeds to public broadcasting productions—that the Chromecast just won't play.
February 23rd, 2014 | by Gizmodo
While Apple recently patched a major security flaw for iOS , the same vulnerability continues to affect OS X. Until Apple releases a fix—which it says will come " very soon "—here are some of the apps you should avoid using on public Wi-Fi. The list comes from independent researcher Ashkan Soltani , who has been at the front of this issue since it first broke late last week.
February 21st, 2014 | by Gizmodo
S Re/code is reporting that Amazon is getting ready to launch an Android-powered web TV box to compete with Roku and and Apple. Sources tell Peter Kafka that Amazon "is aiming for a March rollout" of the set-top box, which was rumored to arrive last year in time for the holidays. Which it didn't
February 19th, 2014 | by Gizmodo
Ever since the rise of Apple's touchscreen devices, it's seemed only a matter of time until a touchscreen MacBook arrives. But those who wince at finger-smeared screens may not need to worry — a newly uncovered patent suggests Apple is more interested in revamping the bezel
February 17th, 2014 | by Gizmodo
S A report from the San Francisco Chronicle suggests that Apple is working to develop new product lines—including medical devices and cars The newspaper is light on detail , but does describe how , according to their sources, Cook & Co.
January 29th, 2014 | by Gizmodo
S Hey you, Apple user. Have you been waiting—and waiting and waiting—for Apple to make some face-melting upgrades to the MacBook instead of just bumping the specs every few months?
January 27th, 2014 | by Gizmodo
For the first time in two years, Apple has seen an increase in sales of its Mac computers.
January 23rd, 2014 | by Gizmodo
iOS 7, perhaps the most divisive software update in Apple's history of mobile devices, has suffered from one particularly annoying bug since launching last September. Random restarts have plagued a number of users, and finally Apple is doing something about it. A substantial number of users have reported unexpected reboots of their iOS 7-packing iPhones (myself included)
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 .
November 26th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
S Apple was just awarded a patent for a "plenoptic" or light-field camera, much like the one that Lytro started selling a couple of years ago.
November 25th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
This one-of-a-kind Leica M camera by Apple design pope Jony Ive and Marc Newson has reached a record-shattering $1,805,000 at the Sotheby's RED charity auction. It was expected to sell for about $750,000 but it seems that some rich kid really wanted a new toy for the holidays. Good, as all this money goes to fight AIDS.
November 20th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
S Apple's shiny new headquarters—which look part amazing office space, part futuristic Apple store—has been in the planning for years.
November 15th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
Last year's iPad mini was very nearly perfect in every way, except the one you needed it to be. Its display was porridge next to the bright retina cornucopia of its bigger iPad brother and its tiny tablet competitors. This year
November 5th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
Like everybody and their sister in Silicon Valley, Apple is now publishing transparency reports.
October 23rd, 2013 | by Gizmodo
Two new iPads ! Better MacBook Pros ! The finishing touches on the cylindrical Mac Pro. OS X Mavericks for 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.
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
October 19th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
As Apple was prepping the perfectly glitzy hue of the goldpagne iPhone 5S, the phone was being referred to as "the Kardashian phone" inside Apple according to NY Times reporter Nick Bilton . Yes, that would be the same Kardashian as notorious iPhone auteur Kim and her well manicured yet totally overexposed family. Which means yes, Apple was completely aware of how ridiculous the goldpagne iPhone was going to be.
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.
September 26th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
iOS users are delighted by the new iOS 7 rollout, available not only on the new iPhones, but on previous models as well.
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.
August 28th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
Apple's compact Mac mini isn't as popular as it once was, but the company could easily make it a hot seller again if they just followed John Leake's lead and turned it into a miniature Macintosh . At one-third the size of the original, it's pretty much too cute to resist.
August 9th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
Apple ran into a bit of trouble when it was discovered that the company's design for the clock on the iPad version of iOS 6 was pretty much ripped off from the Swiss Federal Railway . Apple ended up having to pay $21 million for the gaffe, but you can get your own copy of Hans Hilfiker's original design with Mondaine's Stop2Go watch for a slightly more reasonable $
August 5th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
Apple's stock headphones aren't exactly the most-loved product in the company's oeuvre, even after Jony Ive's team revamped them last year.