Tim Cook is going to Washington to testify before a SenateÂ committeeÂ next week, but the Apple CEO is pulling a rare move for the company and going on the offensive early by giving media interviews to explain its position.
During an interview with Politico, Cook addressed the controversy surrounding Apple’s cash hoard by explaining where its offshore cash comes from, how Apple plans to bring more manufacturing jobs back to the U.S., and [Read More...]
A new survey conducted by ChangeWave Research has found that 19% of U.S. consumers say they’re likely to purchase Apple’s much-anticipated “iWatch” if and when it becomes available. The demand has been attributed to “Apple’s track record of delivering ultra-convenient, easy to use productsÂ withÂ perceived ‘cool factor’.”
ChangeWave surveyed 1,713 consumers in the U.S. between March 4 and March 19, of which 5% said that they are “very likely” to purchase a smartwatch [Read More...]
NBA hoops legend, Shaquille O’Neal – or as his friends call him, ‘Shaq’ – is used to dominating foes on the basketball court, but when he went up against Steve Jobs he got a heavy dose of his own medicine.
The Big Artistotle has come out of the closet. He’s a geek. In fact, he says he was a geek before geeks were cool. Back when the original iPhone was announced, Shaqtus [Read More...]
Apple hasn’t announced the iPhone 5S yet, but Chinese clone specialist GooPhone has already created a cheap knockoff of it. And it has done a prettyÂ incredibleÂ job. As you’ll see in the video below, the “i5S” looks identical to the real thing, and you probably wouldn’t even know it was a clone. That is, until you started using it.
Like the GooPhone i5 â€” an iPhone 5 knockoff â€” the i5S is powered [Read More...]
Some of you may not know thatÂ The SimpsonsÂ creator Matt Groening was hired by Apple to produce a number of brochures and posters back in the late ’80s. One of those brochures, entitled Who Needs A Computer Anyway?,Â has been making its way around the web since 2011. But some of Groening’s posters aren’t so familiar.
Networking in Hell,Â which is based around Groening’sÂ Life in HellÂ characters, is one of them â€” along with Bongo’s Dream [Read More...]
Motorbikes are cool.
11Bit Studios has released a couple of fantastic iOS games, Anomaly Warzone Earth and the follow up Anomaly Korea. Now, however, they’re setting their sights on the desktop gaming scene with a new secret game that they won’t even tell you about. Oh, and they’ll let you pre-order it, without even knowing what it is or what it’s about, for $ 7.49, which is half off the [Read More...]
If you’ve pre-ordered a Pebble smartwatch, the first thing you’ll want to do when it arrives is connect it to your smartphone. After all, that’s the whole idea, right? Then you’ll be pleased to know that Pebble’s official apps for Android and iOS will be availableÂ beforeÂ the device arrives on your doorstep.
Following its Kickstarter success, Pebble gave its first press conference at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week to [Read More...]
Every week Mac Games and More (http://www.macgamesandmore.com/) features a fun, casual downloadable Apple game you can play over the weekend. It’s the holiday home stretch, and this week you’ll discover you were not naughty at all this year, which means one thing: you get to save a kidnapped Santa. Huh? Download it now
Christmas Tales – Fellina’s Journey (hidden objects) – There must be a lot of ill-mannered kids in the world because [Read More...]
Today Apple seeded a new beta of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.3 to developers in the Mac Dev Center. The build number is “12D43″ and the release contains no known issues.
This is the second 10.8.3 beta to be released after the original was seeded back in November. It was previously discovered that OS X 10.8.3 hints at the faster AMD Radeon 7000 chip making its way to the rumored Mac Pro [Read More...]