Tag Archive: Response

Apple means culture: Taylor Swift, hot new patents, and Siri’s response to 9/11

Another week flying by here at Cult of Mac headquarters, and we’ve got a ton of great stories to share with you in the latest issue of Cult of Mac Magazine. Taylor Swift made waves with her calling out the…Read more ›

‘How did they do that?’ New book reveals BlackBerry’s response to original iPhone

Living in a world where the iPhone dominates, and rivals don’t so much compete by doing things differently but by offering cut-rate versions of the same core technology, it can be easy to forget how much of a disruption Apple’s…Read more ›

iCloud hacker calls Apple’s response too little, too late

An anonymous hacker who claims to have exploited an iCloud security flaw that lets anyone unlock a lost or stolen iPhone says Apple contacted him about the matter today — but he deleted the email. “They have asked me to contact…Read more ›

Create A Quick Response To Any Message With Keyboard Shortcuts [iOS Tips]

We’ve shown you how to change the default “On my way!” shortcut on your iOS device, making it just a bit less dorky. We’ve also helped you sync those keyboard shortcuts via iCloud. Today, however, let’s look at this great…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Ask Siri to Find You a 7-Eleven, The Response Is Unexpected

If you’re a regular reader here, you already know that Siri can be used for directions, and you know there’s plenty of funny commands to ask, but this one is an unexpected combination of both… Grab your iPhone (or iPad) and ask Siri to find you a 7-Eleven (yes the global 24 hour convenience store), … Read More

John Stewart Debutes ‘The Tax Code Nano’ In Response To Apple Senate Hearing


Tim Cook survived his grilling during his appearance before the U.S. Senate Sub-Committee Hearing to Examine Offshore Profit Shifting and Tax Avoidance by Apple Inc. Even though some of the senators still aren’t happy with Apple’s international tax practices, a solution to the problem wasn’t given.

Not one to pass up the opportunity to make fun of senators, John Stewart broke down the Senate hearing on his show last night and jokingly  [Read More…]

T-Mobile’s Response To AT&T’s Negative Ad Campaign Is Simply Brilliant [Image]



In the latest spat of the carriers, AT&T ran a one-page ad in newspapers last week attacking T-Mobile and claiming that the purple carrier drops two times more calls and is 50% slower.

It hasn’t taken long for T-Mobile to respond with their own one-page newspaper ads that are simply brilliant: “If AT&T thought our network wasn’t great, why did they try to buy it.” Touché. T-Mobile’s got a couple  [Read More…]

Microsoft’s New Windows Chief: Windows 8 Is Not A Response To Popularity Of iOS And iPad

Following the launch of Windows 8 and the Surface RT, Microsoft’s head of Windows, Steven Sinofsky, abruptly left the company. Some assumed Sinofsky would become the next CEO so it left many to wonder about the fate of Windows 8 and the approach they will take to software in the future.

Julie Larson-Green has been tapped to replace Sinosky and she’s started her reign by talking to the media about what  [Read More…]

Apple Says Its Blown Away By Customer Response To The iPhone 5

According to the first day of preorders, the iPhone 5 is anything but disappointing.

Shipping estimates for iPhone 5 preorders slipped to 2-3 weeksonly a few short hours after they were made available this morning, and initial stock continues to dwindle as the day wears on. Apple is expected to shatter the previous preorder sales record it set with the iPhone 4S, and demand for a new iPhone has never been higher.

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Media’s Initial Response to Original iPad Unveiling Left Jobs Depressed

The amount of information held within Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs apparently is astounding. Another portion of the biography leaked detailing how Jobs personally handled the negative backlash against the iPad immediately after its unveiling. For those who don’t remember, the iPad faced unmatched hype, coverage, and speculation leading up to the devices unveiling. Not since the iPhone had something been so eagerly anticipated. It seemed, to those that cared, to those that followed  [Read More…]