March 6th, 2014 | by Gizmodo
An Apple patent published today details a theoretical feature that would enable your mobile device to detect an emergency and alert your designated contacts or the police. And y'know what
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 7th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
S Bloomberg Businessweek has an in-depth report today alleging that electronics supplier Flextronics used recruiters who charged workers exorbitant fees to place them in Malaysian plants, confiscating their passports and deserting them in employee housing without food when production idled. The full story is a must-read , but this is the basic timeline: Apple contracted Flextronics International to make the camera for the iPhone
October 29th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
S This morning's New York Times Magazine blows the lid off of an Apple conspiracy more outrageous than a dozen Foxconns. Cracking the Apple Trap , it's called in the print edition.
February 20th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
Apple has been taking a beating on Wall Street, in part due to skepticism over future growth of iPhone and iPad sales. With the market becoming saturated with iPhone and, to some extent, iPad users, Apple will soon need to rely upon upgrades rather than new customers to fuel sales. Apple's problem is that their products are so good, people aren't upgrading fast enough
December 14th, 2012 | by Gizmodo
There's something in the air this week. Maybe it's that the holidays are coming, or that it's getting colder, or that there's not much actual news to be had three weeks before the Consumer Electronics Show. But for some reason, the dumb Apple rumors are piling up like so many discarded MobileMe accounts.
December 10th, 2012 | by Gizmodo
It's been official for a while now: iOS 6 Maps suck. Everyone from Tim Cook to my mother knows it, but now it's getting scary. Victoria Police are advising people not to use iOS 6 Maps due to safety concerns
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
November 27th, 2012 | by Gizmodo
The world hated his creation, and now Apple is giving him the boot: Bloomberg News reports Apple exec Richard Williamson, the name behind the ill-fated, Internet- ridiculed Apple Maps just got fired. The canning comes just after the ouster of Scott Forstall , another high profile Apple figure whose name was unfortunately associated with many of the functional (and cosmetic) black eyes in iOS 6.
November 23rd, 2012 | by Gizmodo
Apple's new iMac is taking its time to arrive in stores. But if you're bored of waiting, you can already get a dodgy Chinese fake of the sleek new computer—before anyone has managed to get their hands on the official product. But let's face it, you'd be buying this for its looks—and it really does look like the new iMac.
November 12th, 2012 | by Gizmodo
First, I have been an Apple shareholder for about 10 years.