Tag Archive: Says

Lenovo Says Apple’s iPad Will Eventually Be Destroyed By The Competition

PC Maker Lenovo just released their first would-be iPad killer, the IdeaPad K1. It is, of course, a piece of junk, with This Is My Next calling it “chunky and cheap-feeling” with software that is “unstable to the point of being unusable.” You’d think that would damp anyone’s aspirations in the tablet game: HP pulled out of the tablet market despite garnering much more positive reviews for the TouchPad. Nevertheless,  [Read More…]

AT&T’s Vice President Says iPhone 5 is Coming October, Prepares to Get ‘Really, Really Busy’

AT&T’s Vice President has reportedly confirmed to a number of the carrier’s employees that the iPhone 5 is “slated to launch in October,” and that it’s time to get ready for Apple’s fifth-generation device. According to a report from Boy Genius Report, a group of managers were told that they should “expect things to get really, really busy in the next 35-50 days,” and that they should “prepare their teams accordingly.”  [Read More…]

Mac OS X Lion Says Good-Bye To Analog Communications [Modems]

Mac OS X Lion has killed off a number of things including, but not limited to Rosetta, visible scrolls bars, Quicken (see Rosetta), and unnatural scrolling. Now another casualty is the venerable analog modem. According to users on MacRumors Forums it is true that Apple has killed off support for the analog Apple USB Modem in Mac OS X Lion since the device is  [Read More…]

Report Says First Week of September Marks Start of iPhone 5 Production

Production is about to commence on the 5th generation iPhone, says a new report from an Apple-related news site in Asia (Macotakara.jp). If the report is accurate, the iPhone 5 – or iPhone 4S, perhaps – will begin rolling off the assembly lines in about three weeks. For most of the year, we’ve been hearing that early fall would bring with it the long-awaited release of the next-gen handset, a reality that eluded us this  [Read More…]

Class Action Lawsuit Says Apple Is Conspiring To Raise E-Book Prices

The latest class action lawsuit against Apple has been filed by law firm Hagens Berman and accuses Apple and five major publishers of conspiring to raise the price of ebooks. According to the lawsuit, Amazon’s incredibly low ebook prices, which are designed to drive sales of its Kindle e-reader, may have led consumers to believe that this is how all ebooks would be priced. However, Apple and the major publishers named in  [Read More…]

Belkin Says ‘Hello, We’ve Got an iPad 2 Keyboard Case Too’

Belkin today released its Keyboard Folio for iPad 2, a $ 100 Bluetooth keyboard case. Like Adonit’s Writer 2 (review coming soon), Belkin’s take on the iPad keyboard/case is a faux suede folio with attached BT keyboard and placeholder to carry the iPad 2 around in. Belkin is betting its “TruType” keys set the Keyboard Folio apart from other keyboard cases — the keys look a little larger, flatter and more  [Read More…]

Acer Founder Says MacBook Airs, iPads, Tablets and Ultrabooks Are Just A Silly Fad

Acer founder Stan Shih has opened his mouth and said something extraordinary stupid: the ultrabook and tablet form factors are nothing but a stupid fad with no future. Someone should tell Apple that, so they can stop selling iPads and MacBook Airs to a throng of millions of excited customers.   Sayeth Digitimes: Acer founder Stan Shih has commented that the fads for ultrabooks and tablet PCs are both short-term  [Read More…]

Apple Genius Says OS X Lion Is Coming On July 26th [Reader Tip]

While there’s still hope that OS X Lion will drop today, the chances are slim. Previous speculation was that Apple would announce Lion alongside new Mac hardware today, but that hasn’t seemed to pan out just yet. So when is it coming? We’ve received a tip that claims a July 26th Lion launch date, seemingly confirming a similar report earlier today… and our tipster received his word straight from an Apple Store Genius’s  [Read More…]

Dev Says Pirates Outnumber Customers 20 To 1 on Game Center

Image courtesy of Flickr user nitot

Apple’s App Store is a wonderful thing. When it launched in 2008, it opened up a world now home to 450,000 apps and games available to our iOS devices. There was nothing else like it. Never before had it been so easy for customers to discover and download mobile software, and for developers to distribute and sell it. Developing for the App Store and  [Read More…]

HTC Catches Feelings, Says Apple Would Rather Sue than Compete Fairly

HTC is taking the disappointed parent round in their official response to Apple’s latest complaint filed with the International Trade Commission in which Apple requests the blockage of HTC imports. Originally Posted by : HTC is disappointed at Apple’s constant attempts at litigations instead of competing fairly in the market. HTC strongly denies all infringement claims raised by Apple in the past and present and reiterates our determination and commitment to protect our intellectual property rights.  [Read More…]