Simon & Schuster has confirmed it will be launching a paperback edition of Walter Isaacson’s best-selling biography on Steve Jobs this fall, featuring a younger Jobs on its cover. The book, which will also be updated with a new afterword, will be available on September 10.
The book’s new cover features an image of Jobs taken by Norman Seeff in 1984, the year Apple launched the first Macintosh. The Apple co-founder obviously [Read More...]
The next version of the Mac operating system, OS X 10.9, is officially labeled as OS X Mavericks. Mavericks, named after an epic surfing spot in northern California, has a lot of new features, but also represents a change in naming conventions away from the familiar cat themes. In future versions of OS X will follow the same naming convention and all be named after inspirational places throughout [Read More...]
If you drop your iPhone and you don’t have it covered by AppleCare or another insurance plan, it’s almost always cheaper to have it repaired by a third-party than it is to have Apple do it. Unless you have an iPhone 5.
Apple’s tight control over iPhone 5 components means that they’re so hard to get hold of, repair costs remain high â€” even with third-party services. Some have even been unable [Read More...]
Science! A 14-year-old girl has discovered that a regular old iPad Smart Cover can “accidentally turn off” a person’s implantable deibrillator… a device that might be the only thing keeping them alive.
Hetr name is Gianna Chien, and having done a report on the issue for her class science fair, she’s now presenting her findings in front of 8,000 doctors at the Heart Rhythm Society.
Here’s the deal. If you have [Read More...]
Apple looks to be building another retail store in Beijing, which could open its doors in time for the launch of new iPhones and iPads this fall. Construction has begun on a building that bears a strong resemblance to a typical Apple retail outletÂ in Beijing’s China Central Place Shopping Center.
The store was first spotted by theÂ Beijing Business Daily,Â which describes it as a two-story building that occupies around 500 square meters. The [Read More...]
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a note to investors in which he says the second-generation iPad mini with Retina display won’t enter mass production until October due to yield issues with the new high-resolution display. If true, the problem could make a fall launch for the device very unlikely.
Apple is expected to refresh its entire family of iOS devices this fall, according to recent rumors, but it could be [Read More...]
Today Apple announced its financial earnings for the last fiscal quarter, reporting the first year-over-year loss in profit the company has seen in ten years. The tone of Apple’s call with investors was quite different than past quarters. Tim Cook and co. seemed very much on the defensive, as Wall Street has been hammering AAPL for the past several months.
There were still several interesting tidbits from the call that we’ve rounded [Read More...]
Last year it seemed like there was no end in sight for the rise of Apple’s stock price. Then things started to slip in October thanks to Apple Maps and the management shakeup, and it’s been all downhill from there.
Earlier this morning Apple shares were trading below $ 400 for the first time in over 16 months, as the stock has continued to slide from its high point of over $ [Read More...]
The Daily leaked a screenshot of Office on the iPad back in February 2012
Despite theÂ unsuccessfulÂ launch of Windows 8, Microsoft still knows how to make some really great productivity software. Microsoft Office is one of the most popular suite of apps on the planet, and it could make over $ 2.5 billion per year if Microsoft ported it to [Read More...]
Dropping your iPhone is a horrific experience. You don’t know if your precious slab of glass and metal is going to shatter or just walk away with a few scratches. If you’re the type that is always dropping your iPhone, you should consider paying $ 20 for this iPhone 5 tether.
The Netsuke lanyard hook installs right onto your iPhone 5′s antenna. You just remove the two screws at the bottom [Read More...]