WWDC tickets sold out unbelievably quickly this year. We knew it was highly unlikely they’d be available for as long as the two hours it took them to sell out last year, but we also weren’t expecting them all to disappear in under two minutes.
But did Apple really sell out of WWDC tickets that fast?
The Cupertino company has since been calling developers to offer them a place at its event [Read More...]
Since the dawn of the App Store, and by extension, gaming on smartphones and tablets, one iconic brand has remained absent from the revolution: Nintendo. Perhaps the most beloved and historically innovative game maker in the world will have nothing to do with the idea of Super Mario Bros. for iOS.
The daring decision to not ride the success of the App Store is starting to come at a cost. Nintendo is [Read More...]
If you’re in the market for an iPhone 5, this is intriguing: Twitter user evleaks, who has good sources on upcoming Android devices and carrier deals, is saying that Verizon will start offering the iPhone 5 for $ 100 off starting in the middle of this month. That means that instead of paying $ 199 upfront for a 16GB iPhone 5 on two year contract, it would only cost $ 99. Not [Read More...]
Adobe announced a lot of changes to their core creativity suite today, CS6, as well as a massivelyÂ overhauled Photoshop, but forget features, here’s the real thing you need to know.Â Adobe Creative Suite 6 is the last app suite Adobe is ever going to let you buy. From now on, you’ll have to rent your Adobe apps.
Yup, that means forget about buying Adobe Photoshop CS7, or any other Adobe CS7 app [Read More...]
There’s no doubt that the iPhone is one of the most popular pieces of technology ever invented. The rush of people lining up for hours just to buy one usually causes competing carriers to trip all over themselves for the opportunity to sell the iPhone, except recently the list of carriers clamoring for the iPhone has slowly dwindled to just a few prospects.
Despite its successes, Apple is missing out on the [Read More...]
If you ever had hopes of cashing in your iTunes library to make ends meet, think again: a federal judge has declared reselling your MP3s online, saying the first sale doctrine is not applicable.
The ruling was handed down from a federal court in New York on Saturday, where the case of Capitol Records v. ReDigi was being heard.
ReDigi was a Boston-based startup that allowed you to “resell” your old [Read More...]
Apple is edging closer towards a settlement withÂ Brazilian telecommunications firm IGB Eletronica over the “iPhone” trademark.Â IGB owns the brand Gradiente, which obtained the trademark in 2007 â€” the same year Apple announced its popular smartphone. The company has been keen to prevent Apple from using it, but it appears it’s now willing to reach a deal.
Gradiente actually applied for the iPhone trademark in March 2000, long before Apple began work on [Read More...]
Office supply superstore Staples will beging selling Apple products soon in the United States and Canada, according to an exuberant tweet from the company’s senior vice president of global human resources, Regis Mulot. If he seems like an odd mouthpiece for such an announcement, there’s a reason for it: moments later, it was taken down.
His tweet wasn’t the only one. The deal was also confirmed by Vield Services Manager Mike [Read More...]
Apple is no longer the exclusive rights holder to the iPhone trademark in Brazil when applied to handset devices. That means that IGB Electronics S.A. and Apple can both sell “iPhones” in the county, even though IGB’s iPhone is, in fact, an Android phone.
If you flash back a few months, you might remember IGB Electronics announcing in December that they were planning an entire line of Android devices, starting with [Read More...]