Tag Archive: Idea


$2 billion lawsuit claims Apple Watch idea was stolen

A Michigan woman is suing Apple and Nike for a combined $ 5 billion over claims that the two companies stole her concept for a device called a “Detachable Beeper Disc Digital Gym Shoe with Sensor.” She states that she filed a patent for her invention 20 years ago, well before the companies came up with […]

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Yes, sharpening your Apple Pencil is a stupid idea

Destructive YouTuber TechRax is like the Tyler Durden id to our tech-loving superego — constantly wanting to destroy something beautiful because, you know, who hasn’t briefly wondered what would happen if you stuck your iPhone in a lava lamp or if you used to magnets to crush a $ 10,000 Apple Watch Edition. TechRax’s latest stunt? […]

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Yo, Tim Cook hates the idea of a Mac/iPad hybrid

If you feel like it’s a matter of time before the iPad and MacBook become one and the same device, similar to the Microsoft Surface, there’s at least one person in the know who will tell you you’re wrong: Apple CEO Tim Cook. Speaking to the Irish Independent newspaper, Cook said that Apple would not […]

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Tim Cook says next-generation of kids will have no idea what cash is

Tim Cook is so bullish on Apple Pay, the CEO predicted that the next generation of children “will not know what money is”, on a recent visit to the UK. The death of cash will happen sooner than expected, says Cook who told students at Trinity College Dublin that their kids will have no idea […]

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Apple Car based on BMW i3 would be a ‘nice idea,’ says CEO

BMW’s CEO Harald Krüger thinks an Apple Car modelled on BMW’s electric i3 vehicle would be a “nice idea,” although he’s keeping tight-lipped about the chances of it actually happening. And when there’s the potential of iPhone money involved, who can blame him? “There are always rumours in our business, but as you know we are working […]

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This smart camera tells you when your idea is not original

Imagine pointing your lens at something and the camera not letting you take the picture because what you are looking at has been photographed too many times. Copenhagen designer and artist Phillipp Schmitt has developed the Camera Restricta, a device that first tracks its own location and searches online for photos that have been geotagged […]

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Jony Ive accuses Xiamoi and others of idea ‘theft’ at Vanity Fair Summit

While some may see Xiamoi, Samsung, and other players in the smartphone race as iPhone copycats, Jony Ive sees it as downright “theft.” That was the clear takeaway from Ive’s interview at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit today. “I… Read more ›

Flappy Bird dev accused of ripping off idea for Swing Copters

Swing Copters, the latest title from Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen, is in the limelight yet again this week following claims it plagiarizes another mobile game. Development studio Open Name says the super-addictive title is a ripoff of Bog Racer, a game they released on Android back in July that… Read more ›

The best idea in the frickin’ universe is now a reality: Trapper Keeper iPad cases

Back in January, a Seattle-based Etsy seller started mocking up iPad cases designed to look like Trapper Keepers, Mead’s line of brightly colored, wonderfully designed 80′s folders and binders for students. We promptly declared it

Snappgrip iPhone camera grip fails to deliver on great idea

The Snappgrip is a fantastic idea, with not-too-bad hardware to back it up. It’s an accessory grip for your iPhone that adds a Bluetooth shutter release, zoom buttons and control dial to the phone’s camera, as well as a wrist… Read more ›