Tag Archive: Christmas


Having taken the holidays off (in Samsung’s case to nurse its wounds), Apple and Samsung are back to patent negotiations. According to an article which appeared Sunday in The Korea Times, the two companies have resumed their patent battle —… Read more ›     

Many of us got or received iPhones for Christmas, and I’m guessing you thought you were pretty smart, putting it in a gift bag to disguise the telltale shape. But you’ve got nothing on this guy, who fooled someone into thinking that the iPhone they were actually unwrapping was just a crappy old chair. Check […]        [Read More...]

iDevice Activations Grew By 2.3x On Christmas Day

Remember when Tim Cook said it was going to be an iPad Christmas? According to the latest analytics data from research group Flurry, it looks like he was spot-on. While Amazon was the big Christmas winner (it saw a 24x… Read more ›     

There’s a lot of different metrics out there for gauging the success of personal electronics, some more suspect than others. Many companies, for example, favor units shipped to retailers, where as Apple favors the more realistic metric of units sold. Perhaps the best metric of all, though, isn’t what is shipped or sold, but what […]        [Read More...]

Remember all those stories that accompanied the iPad’s launch about how the device was so straightforward that a person with no previous computer experience could use one? Well, it turns out that they’re so easy that cats can use them… Read more ›     

It may have recently fallen out with Beyoncé over her decision to debut her new album on iTunes rather than in brick-and-mortar stores, but Target isn’t above going down the Apple route to grab a pre-Christmas buck either. Customers searching… Read more ›     

We’ve shown you plenty of app deals, but this one may be the best. App Santa is a new project from some of the best and most popular indie iOS developers. It includes 15 award-winning apps that have been discounted… Read more ›     

Remember that story we ran recently about the Grinch Apple Store that stole Christmas? For those who don’t recall, the news item in question concerned a giant Christmas tree  in shopping area De Passage of Netherlands city The Hague, which… Read more ›     

If you haven’t already ordered a new Mac Pro on Apple’s website, don’t count on it arriving before the holidays are over. Shipping estimates for Apple’s just-released Pro have been pushed back to February, which is a sure sign that… Read more ›     

  Apple’s new tear-jerking Christmas commercial Misunderstood has quickly been lauded as one of the company’s best iPhone commercials in years. The syrupy-sweet ad pays homage to the holiday season with a medley of cliché family Christmas scenes while a… Read more ›