Tag Archive: Second


How to Monitor FPS (Frames Per Second) Live in Mac OS X with Quartz Debug

Whether testing performance of an application, OS X animations, or just out of general curiosity, you can measure the refresh rate in Frames Per Second of onscreen actions and animations on the Mac by using a free developer tool from Apple called Quartz Debug. Part of the Graphics Tools package of Xcode, Quartz Debug can … Read More

Second Mad Max trailer is even more unhinged than the flaming guitar in it

The world has gone mad again, and Max is there to witness. We’ve got a whole new trailer for the Mad Max: Fury Road reboot coming this May 15, and it’s full of insane-looking characters, viciously modded cars, and that…Read more ›

Look at how many iPhones Apple sells every second

Any way you slice it, the iPhone 6 has been a phenomenal hit for Apple: the kind of record-shattering sales phenomenon that would seem once-in-a-lifetime, were it not for the fact that Apple will probably beat its own record within…Read more ›

iTunes music sales drop for second straight year

Apple revolutionized the music industry with the introduction of iTunes in 2003, but even Cupertino is having trouble selling albums these days. iTunes revenue dropped 13% over the last year reports the Wall Street Journal, marking the second straight year…Read more ›

Turkey is set to get its second Apple Store

Having welcomed its first Apple Store back in April, it seems that Turkey’s second brick-and-mortar Apple retail outfit is just about ready for primetime. Whereas the first store was opened on the European side of Istanbul, in the upmarket Zorlu…Read more ›

Apple named world’s most valuable brand for second year running

Apple has retained its position as the world’s most valuable brand, according to the latest Interbrand’s Best Global Brands report. Last year Cupertino seized the No. 1 spot from Coca-Cola, a company 90 years older than Apple. The report valued Apple’s…Read more ›

Rico gives your old iPhone a second life as a smarthome bot

Deciding to buy a new iPhone is always easier than figuring out what to do with the old smartphone its replacing. 280 million used smartphones are expected to be shoved back into closest and drawers by the end of 2014…Read more ›

Apple loses second attempt to ban sales of Samsung phones

Judge Lucy Koh has denied Apple’s second attempt at banning certain Samsung phones. After Apple won its second major patent infringement case against Samsung earlier this year, it requested that a permanent injunction be placed on nine Samsung devices in the U.S.…Read more ›

Istanbul to get its second Apple Store this fall

Apple is set to open its second brick-and-mortar retail store in Turkey, according to Turkish website ElmaDergisi. The store is allegedly planned to open this fall, around the same time as Apple’s long-awaited iPhone 6 is set to hit shelves.…Read more ›

Jury Selected For Second Apple-Samsung Patent Trial

The 10-person jury is set for the latest legal battle between Apple and Samsung. Six women and four men were selected Monday. The jury includes iPhone owners, individuals with ties to the tech industry and at least two retirees (a…Read more ›    [Read More…]