Tag Archive: Invented


If Sony invented the iPhone, it would look like this

Ever imagined what it would be like if Sony, not Apple, had delivered the first truly modern smartphone? If the Walkman had never gone out of style, just evolved with the times? Well, it’d probably look something like this. Designed…Read more ›

Drexel University invented an iPad vending machine for students

Drexel won our hearts two years ago with its invention of a MacBook vending machine for students. Now the university is taking its tech to the next level with a vending machine that spits out iPads. The vending machine isn’t…Read more ›

Is this proof that Apple invented USB-C?

The war regarding whether Apple did or did not invent the USB-C connector witnessed a pretty decisive development this morning, as Apple was awarded a patent describing a slimline reversible input/output electrical connector for transferring a variety of data types including HDMI,…Read more ›

It turns out Apple invented USB-C

If it seems weird to you that Apple’s abandoning Thunderbolt in the new MacBook, an all-in-one connector it created just a few years back, in favor of USB-C, you’re not the only one. It is weird. But there may be…Read more ›

Richard Branson claims to have invented iPod and iTunes as April Fool’s joke

There are always going to be debates about who came up with an idea as transformative to Apple’s business as the iTunes and the iPod, but here’s one you may not have heard before: Richard Branson. In a new interview…Read more ›

Microsoft and Skype may have just invented the world’s first real universal translator

Universal translators are a common trope in science fiction. In The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, they come in the form of the babelfish, a tiny crustacean you jam in your ear. In Farscape, they are bacteria injected into your…Read more ›

Fake Apple Store Employee Confesses Apple Invented Polio And Syphilis [Humor]

Tyler Fisher is not an Apple employee. In fact, I’m pretty sure the guy doesn’t know the difference between an iPad and an iPod Shuffle, but that didn’t stop him from dressing up as an Apple Specialist, going to work…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Apple Tells Australian Court: We Invented Apps

Did Apple invent the “app”? In terms of coining the word — or coming up with the idea of software — the obvious answer is that of course they didn’t. But did Apple’s approach to apps — seen most readily…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Check Out This Super Convenient Zooming Gesture Google Invented

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Using map apps on the iPhone can be a pain when you’re trying to zoom in to check out some specific detail of where you’re going.

Usually you have to use one hand to hold your iPhone and the other to pinch and zoom, but Google just made an awesome new zooming gesture that only requires one hand and one finger. 

Here’s how it works:

All you do is double tap  [Read More…]

The Father of the iPod Has Invented The Smartest, Coolest Thermostat Youll Ever See

Tony Fadell is often referred to as the father of the iPod. Hes a former Apple engineer who helped develop Apples first portable music player along with Jeff Robbin, and hes just announced a new 100-person startup called Nest Labs. Having been a former DJ and overseeing18 iterations of the iPod and the three generations of the iPhone, weve been keen to find out what Fadell and his company have  [Read More…]