Tag Archive: Failed


LA school district wants multimillion dollar refund for failed iPad program

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is demanding a multimillion dollar refund from Apple following a failed iPad program that was set to give more than 640,000 students a tablet for education. It is thought that the Board of Education is exploring…Read more ›

Apple’s failed Arizona sapphire plant will become a $2B data command center

The fate of GT Advanced Technologies’ failed sapphire plant in Mesa, Arizona has been decided. After committing to repurposing the 1.3 million square-foot facility, Apple revealed today that it will invest $ 2 billion in making a global command center for…Read more ›

Apple’s failed sapphire makers want to pay out millions in bonuses to senior execs

GT Advanced Technologies’ attempts to make sapphire iPhone screens for Apple may have ended in disaster, but that’s not stopping GT senior execs from asking for millions to be paid out in bonuses. Because the company filed for bankruptcy protection…Read more ›

Unlike: Facebook throws in the towel on failed Poke and Camera apps

Remember Facebook Poke? It’s become nothing more than a faint memory since its introduction in December 2012. But for some reason the iPhone app has stayed on the App Store until now. Today Facebook decided to do some spring cleaning…Read more ›

Twitter Is Pulling Its Failed #Music App From The App Store Today

Remember Twitter’s #music app? It was basically D.O.A. when it launched in the App Store last summer, and it hasn’t been updated since September. Twitter has announced that it is officially pulling the plug today. The app will no longer…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Targus iNotebook: Another Failed Attempt To Improve On Pen And Paper

The iNotebook from Targus is yet another attempt to solve the old problem of handwriting on your iPad. This one comes in the form of a folio with a pad of paper, a special pen and a sensor up top to record your ink strokes in digital format.

The trouble is, it looks like another “faster horse and carriage” solution.

Just as the first commercial motorcars were pretty much just horse-drawn buggies with the  [Read More…]

Apple Isn’t Buying Failed Social Network Color, They’re Just Hiring The Guys Who Made It

A flurry of rumors have surrounded the failed video app start-up Color over the past 24 hours. First a rumors hit that Color was going to completely shutdown after failing to gain widespread use after a year. A few hours later a second rumor claimed that Color wasn’t shutting down, they were just being bought by Apple.

It appears that both rumors were completely wrong and sort of right at the  [Read More…]

Why Batman Failed To Save Rachel, Katniss Couldn’t Find The Cornucopia, And Jack Froze To Death [Humor]

I bet you weren’t aware of the real reason why Batman couldn’t save Rachael in The Dark Knight or why Katniss had a bit of trouble finding the Cornucopia in Hunger Games? What if I told you it was all Apple’s fault? Well it is! Don’t believe me? We’ve uncovered the deleted scenes to prove it.

Enjoy!

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How to Resolve a Partition Failed Error in Mac OS X

Partition Failed error If you have attempted to partition a drive from Mac OS X and received a Partition failed message with the error Couldnt modify partition map because file system verification failed. you can fix the problem with the file system check command line utility. To do this properly, youll need to boot into Single User Mode as well: Reboot the Mac into Single User Mode by holding Command+S during  [Read More…]

Only Winner Of Failed AT&T Merger Is T-Mobile

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Yesterday we told you about AT&Ts decision to back out of its proposed $ 39 billion merger with T-Mobile. After facing heated scrutiny and antitrust concerns from both theFederal Communications Commission and Department of Justice, AT&T couldnt take the heat any longer. As part of the deal falling through, AT&T has agreed to pay T-Mobile $ 3 billion in cash  [Read More…]