Apple is working with theÂ Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) to fund research toward ocean energy with a whoppingÂ â‚¬1 million, or approximately $ 1,072,662. The fund would commenceÂ in 2016 and donate â‚¬250,000 every year for four years. “We’re excited by the potential of ocean energy to someday serve as a source of clean power for the […]
(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Apple is reportedly planning to unload $ 5 billion worth of bonds in itsÂ fourth multi-billion dollar debt offering in two years, according to Bloomberg. TheÂ news outlet is reporting that the deal could happen as early as today, withÂ proceeds used forÂ stock repurchases,… Read more ›
Jailbreak development for a good cause.
Filippo Bigarella is a prolific and respected developer in the jailbreak community. The Italian teenager has released no less than 20 jailbreak tweaks and hacks in Cydia, the jailbreak alternative to the App Store. His work (e.g., Springtomize) has appeared numerous times on sites such as this one. To put it simply, he makes some of the best jailbreak tweaks there [Read More…]
Can you hear the surf guitar from here?
Feeling a bit secret agent lately, and looking for the ultimate in protection for your Macbook Pro or Macbook Air? The folks over at ViVAX think they have the solution, with their completely sealed, impact-proof laptop case using a variety of cutting edge technologies. Made completely in Italy, the developers behind the project claim this is the first Italian-based Kickstarter project of its kind, [Read More…]
Bill Nye!? Sign me up!
Bill Nye “The Science Guy!” is working with developer Gamedesk to create a game for the iPad to teach kids all about aerodynamics, and they’re funding it on Kickstarter. The tagline? “Help Us Teach Difficult Science Concepts Through a Beautifully Engaging 3D Bird Flying Game.” How can it go wrong?
GameDesk has already created an early prototype of the game, using funds from a partnership with Iridescent [Read More…]