Tag Archive: Powered


Considering how great its other products are, there’s little contesting the fact that Apple’s search functions have traditionally sucked. That remains true to this day, although improvements are slowly being made — and proof of this is the newly-uncovered acquisition of a… Read more ›

With all the talk of the Titan project, it’s easy to forget that when it hits in 2020, it will hardly be the first Apple vehicle to take to the road. There have been predecessors, after all. For example? The… Read more ›

LAS VEGAS — Companies are throwing sensors into everything this year. Toothbrushes, cookie jars, mouth guards … you name it, and someone is trying to cram some sort of sensor into it. Next up is your backpack. AMPL Labs’ upcoming… Read more ›

Nokia’s decision to sell its smartphone business to Microsoft and leave Windows Phone behind was an excellent choice, it seems. The Finnish firm today announced its first piece of hardware following the sale, and it’s a stunning iPad mini clone… Read more ›

Meet OOLOO, the Siri alternative powered by people

While everyone’s focused on which virtual assistant can provide the best automated response, the company behind storage solution iDrive has come up with a different idea: Why not hand the job over to humans? Asking if users are “tired of… Read more ›

We know the iPhone emits radiation; but how much? The answer: Apparently enough to light up luminous glyphs on the back of an iPhone case. A bunch of inventive Ukranians — the same ones who brought us the iBlazr LED… Read more ›

Google recently started requiring Android handset and tablet makers to add a very specific “Powered by Android†graphic to the boot animation when you power up an Android phone. It’s part of the revised Google Mobile Services agreement for new… Read more ›     

Future MacBooks Could Be Powered By The Sun [Patent]

A new Apple patent awarded this week by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office suggests future MacBooks could be powered by the sun. In its filing for an “Electronic device display module,†which was first submitted back in 2010, Apple describes… Read more ›     

Folks love to complain about Apple, but I figure that a lot of that bitching is down to the inadequacies of the bitchers themselves: It’s easier to just whine about something than to strive for greatness yourself. Which is to… Read more ›