No outlet? No problem.
Travelers, campers, heavy users, and those who spend a lot of time away from outlets know when you rely on your iPhone for work or play, it’s not making it through the day without at least one partial recharge. Especially with all the hip Vining and Instagramming we’re all do these days.
iCarrier Portable Dual USB Charger by New Trent Category: iOS Accessories Works With: iPhones, iPods, iPads, [Read More...]
Apple just sidestepped a $ 9.2 billion tax bill by financing part of a $ 55 billion stock buyback with debt rather than using its offshore cash. The sneaky trick means the U.S. government is unable to bill the Cupertino company for tax on the deal, which is said to be the “the biggest corporate offering on record,” according toÂ Bloomberg.
Apple will payÂ interestÂ of just $ 308 million a year on the $ [Read More...]
The patent war between Apple and Samsung has no end in sight. After Apple won a landmark victory against Samsung for patent infringement last summer to the tune of about $ 1 billion in damages, the court later deducted $ 450 million from what Samsung owes Apple. The California judge presiding over the case, Lucy Koh, said that the jury miscalculated what the damages should be for the 14 included [Read More...]
Last week, Apple announced its plans to return $ 100 billion in stock to investors over the next few years. The increase more than doubled Apple’s original capital return program of $ 45 billion. Quarterly dividend payments also increasedÂ 15%, or $ 3.05 per common share.
Apple may have a huge cash pile, but even the world’s most valuable company will have to go into debt to finance a return program of this [Read More...]
Apple’s new spaceship headquarters look pretty amazing. Even though the mothership is still a year behind schedule, Apple loves the design of it so much, that they want theÂ architecturalÂ firm who created the mothership to redesign some Apple Stores too.
Foster + Partners architecture firm has just signed a deal with Apple to work on new designs for some of its retail stores.
Foster + Partners relationship with Apple started with the [Read More...]
Bye-bye sweet iPad blogging setupâ€¦ For now.
As I never tire of telling people, I do all my work using an iPad. Research, communication, writing and photo editing â€“ all of these are now second nature for me on both the iPad mini and the full-sized iPad 3. I love the portability, I love the stripped-down â€œworkflowâ€ which lets me get stuff done way faster than I can on the Mac, mostly due to [Read More...]
Intel and Apple, teaming up to make A-series chips for the iPhone and iPad? That’s what the rumors are saying, with a recent Reuters report going so far as to claim that executives from both companies have actually met to discuss the possibility of the x86 maker pumping out ARM chips custom designed by Apple!
“Intel Once Again Intel Once Again Rumored To Be Working On iOS Device Chips With Apple,” read [Read More...]
If you’re like me, you’re always on the hunt for gorgeous wallpapers to lovingly bestow upon your shiny gadgets.Â Merek Davis has curated a fantastic selection of wallpapers, and you can download them all in Apple-friendly resolutions from his website.
I love this collection of stuff because it’s all wonderfully minimal. Loud and busy wallpapers are distracting, but these are simple enough to fade into the foreground of [Read More...]
Ever feeling down and need an immediate injection of happiness? According to Tim Cook you should just head over to the Apple Store because it’s just like taking a Prozac.
During his presentation at the Goldman Sachs Technology Conference, Cook explained why the Apple Store has been so successful because it’s become more than just a store, it’s a place where people can gather and learn about Apple. Kind of like a [Read More...]
SAN FRANCISCO, MACWORLD/iWORLD 2013 -Â Witty, engaging, hilarious, beguiling — Saturday Night Live Â and Portlandia actor Fred Armisen just gave a room of 2,000 people a Macworld experience they’ll never forget, and it had absolutely nothing to do with tech.
Fred Armisen meeting Steve Jobs back in 2006.