Tag Archive: Called

“Steve Jobs Would Have Called This Insanity.” Ron Johnson’s Transformation Of JC Penney Begins

When’s the last time you went shopping at JC Penney versus the Apple Store? The venerable retailer, overshadowed by the cheap-chic of Target, is looking to reshape itself by putting the iPhone maker’s former retail chief in charge. Ron Johnson, a 10-year veteran of Apple’s retail effort, explained the retailer and Cupertino, Calif. tech giant share much in common. Johnson, who for ten years helped build Apple’s reputation as the  [Read More…]

iLuv Can’t Remember What The Heck They Called This iPad Speaker Case [CES 2012]

Despite having named it, iLuv’s Jack Raplee has no idea what this iPad speaker case is actually called.

  LAS VEGAS, CES 2012 – This is iLuv’s Jack Raplee. He’s a super nice and earnest guy who I took an instant shine to. The product he’s holding up is iLuv’s bluetooth equipped iPad speaker case, and it caught my interest  [Read More…]

Google Releases New Social Reading Platform Called Currents

After an extensive period of beta testing and refining, a new Google product comes to fruition. Today, Google unveiled the brand new social publishing platform called “Currents.” The project, which was previously known under the “Propeller” code-name is a mobile app that is available on both Android and iOS devices. Publishers are given the option to package their content in a magazine-style web app, which is presented on tablets and smartphones with HTML5 usage. According  [Read More…]

The Day Steve Jobs Called AT&T with iPhone Woes

Photo: Lacy Atkins / The Chronicle

David Kelley and Steve Jobs have a lot in common. Kelley, the designer of Apple’s original mouse, was diagnosed with throat cancer back in 2007. In addition to working with Apple on the mouse project, Jobs introduced Kelley to his wife. When Kelley was in the hospital, Jobs came to visit his old friend. And just like any well-wisher, he didn’t come empty handed.  [Read More…]

Why Apple is Called Apple

Why Apple is called Apple Who named Apple? Steve Jobs of course! The story behind the naming of the company has been revealed in Steve Jobs’ official biography by Walter Isaacson, and reflects Steve’s early vagabonding years when he ventured north from California and into the state of Oregon. According to excerpts from the WSJ  [Read More…]

Steve Jobs Called Android “Grand Theft,” Threatened Google With “Thermonuclear War”

The AP has somehow “purchased” an early copy of Walter Isaacson’s official biography of Steve Jobs, which is due to hit store shelves on Monday. According to this initial report, Jobs called Android “grand theft” and threatened to go “thermonuclear war” on Google.   Isaacson wrote that Jobs was livid in January 2010 when HTC introduced an Android phone that boasted many of the popular features of the iPhone. Apple  [Read More…]

We Called It: Samsung Looking To Buy WebOS From HP To Protect Itself From Apple [Report]

Hey, guess who’s looking to buy webOS? Samsung, who hopes to fix much of their dependence upon Android and their legal woes with Apple by absorbing Palm’s patent portfolio and mobile operating system in one go.   Digitimes reports: Samsung Electronics… is also reportedly considering purchasing webOS to compete head on against Apple and Google, according to sources from notebook players. Both HP and Samsung have declined to comment about  [Read More…]

iFixit Launches a Cloud-Based Service for Repair Guides Called Dozuki And It’s Awesome

iFixit is famous for its gadget tear-downs and repair guides. Every time Apple releases a new piece of tech, iFixit gets hold of it and pulls it apart for our pleasure. The company is now about to branch out — starting up a new cloud-based service called Dozuki that will provide technical documentation to hardware, appliance and chemical manufacturers. Dozuki is currently in beta, having been tested for the last 12  [Read More…]

Apple Plugs Lion in New iPad 2 TV Ad Called ‘We’ll Always’

Screen Shot 2011 07 25 at 07 24 48 Apple has just launched its latest iPad 2 TV commercial called ‘We’ll Always’, which features a subtle little plug for its latest operating system.   Just like Apple’s previous iPad 2 ads, this one focuses on user experience rather than boasting about its technical specifications. Its message is that with the iPad, we’ll continue to do the things we’ve always done, but the way in  [Read More…]

ipswDownloader Now Called openIPSW – iOS Firmware Downloader

Last week we told you about ipswDownloader, as you know, as you know that ipswDownloader,  allows you to download iOS firmware for your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Today we have an important update for this app. Windows version is now called openIPSW, for who don’t know openIPSW allows you to show all jailbreak and unlock availbility for each iOS version. The changelog for version 2.0: an updated GUI jailbreak information auto updating for the application  [Read More…]