Tag Archive: Steals


Apple Watch steals the limelight from rival wearables

Smartwatches have been around for a few years and as a must-have device, they haven’t quite caught on. Analysts say there are two barriers, price and people not seeing the advantage of owning one. But a new report shows Apple is making a dent in at least one of those barriers. A survey of 11,000 […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Apple Store employee allegedly steals $1 million worth of iTunes gift cards

If you steal from Apple, watch out. And if you steal a million bucks from Apple while working as an Apple Store employee? Prepare to go to jail. As a result of an internal investigation, an Apple Store employee in New York is being charged with grand larceny for purchasing $ 997,000 worth of gift cards […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Pompeii tourist steals priceless relic to buy iPhone

In his quest to get hold of a brand new iPhone, a teenager from the Netherlands has been arrested for attempting to steal a priceless artefact from the ancient city of Pompeii. The tourist took a Roman roof tile from a site currently being renovated. He then put it in his backpack and tried to […][Read More…]

Amazon employee steals $12,500 of iPhones, iPads and other devices

A 21-year-old Amazon employee in India has been arrested for allegedly stealing $ 12,500 worth of electronics — including numerous Apple devices — while working in the packing department of the company’s warehouse. Pramod Bhamble placed orders himself, but instead of…Read more ›

ASUS ZenWatch 2 steals Apple Watch’s digital crown concept

The Asus ZenWatch 2 smartwatch certainly has something familiar about it, right? The latest Android Wear device to be shown off at the Computex trade show in Taipei, Asus’ new timepiece sticks by and large to the form factor of…Read more ›

Apple steals talent from BBC Radio 1 for new music service

When Apple picked up Beats, they got a music service along with the headphone hardware and executive talents of Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine. It looks like Apple has just upped its game, internally, in creating a Spotify-killer: Cupertino has…Read more ›

MacBook orchestra steals the spotlight in Microsoft’s latest ad

Microsoft’s been doing a stellar job promoting Apple lately with its promotional ‘iPad-like tablets’ on CNN and the NFL, but it looks like the company has decided to just give up and start advertising for Apple itself. Microsoft published an…Read more ›

MacBook orchestra steals the spotlight in Microsoft’s latest ad

Microsoft’s been doing a stellar job promoting Apple lately with its promotional ‘iPad-like tablets’ on CNN and the NFL, but it looks like the company has decided to just give up and start advertising for Apple itself. Microsoft published an…Read more ›

‘Scarf guy’ steals the spotlight at Apple event, but who is he?

The Apple Watch and iPhone 6 event yesterday in Cupertino may have been Apple’s most fashion-forward event ever. In addition to the usual schlubby tech journalists, there was Vogue editrix Anna Wintour leading a pack of fashionable scribes into the…Read more ›

Armed gang steals 40,000 devices in Samsung factory heist

A gang of 20 armed robbers have raided a Samsung factory in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and stolen over 40,000 devices worth around $ 6 million. Phones, tablets, laptops, and other electronics were loaded into seven trucks before the thieves made off with the loot.…Read more ›