Tag Archive: Stopped


App Store vs. Google Play: Is it time Apple stopped being a control freak?

You can’t choose between Android and iOS without taking Google Play and the App Store into account. They’re the largest mobile marketplaces on the planet, and they both have their strengths and weaknesses — especially when it comes to control. Apple…Read more ›

Apple Never Stopped Manufacturing The iPhone 4

A recent report suggested that Apple was restarting manufacture of the iPhone 4 to target India, Indonesia and Brazil as developing markets. In fact, sources say that Apple never stopped making the phone. A news story for BGR India claims that…Read more ›    [Read More…]

How A Bunch Of Hardcore Bikers Stopped Making Hot Rod Parts To Make iPhone Cases [Feature]

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Bill Karas (pictured above) has switched his business from making hot rod parts to iPhone cases, and it’s paying off

Bill Karas isn’t your typical biker. Yes, he’s got the type of facial hair that would make ZZ Top proud. He’s even got his own custom shop where he can build you anything your bike or hot rod needs.

But behind all the facial hair, metal music, and hot rod loving exterior,  [Read More…]

Apple May Be Against The Stylus, But That Hasn’t Stopped It From Working On One

Apple has always been against the stylus and touch-based devices that require one for input. Its iOS operating system was designed specifically for fingers — not pens, and Steve Jobs once said “if you see a stylus, they blew it.” But that hasn’t stopped the Cupertino company from working on one of its own.

A new patent application published by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office last week shows Apple’s  [Read More…]

Why I Stopped Pirating Music

After nearly a decade, my iTunes library weighs in at almost ninety-four gigabytes. A lot of serious music nerds would sneeze derisively at that, but it still represents over 13,000 songs that would take me, from start to finish, a full 48 days to listen to back to back.

I’d be lying if I said most of these had been acquired legally. Most of these albums were acquired on Bittorrent in  [Read More…]

Why I Stopped Pirating Music

After nearly a decade, my iTunes library weighs in at almost ninety-four gigabytes. A lot of serious music nerds would sneeze derisively at that, but it still represents over 13,000 songs that would take me, from start to finish, a full 48 days to listen to back to back.

I’d be lying if I said most of these had been acquired legally. Most of these albums were acquired on Bittorrent in  [Read More…]

iPod Has Stopped Slimming. Nows The Time For It To Get Fit [Opinion]

The days of the stand-alone music player may be over, but the iPods role as the preeminent fitness gadget could keep the product relevant for the next decade to come.   I still remember the moment, ten years ago, when I unboxed my first iPod. It was the size of a deck of cards, which was considered to be  [Read More…]

How Steve Jobs Stopped The Leaks

Your karma is leaking - image by Alan Turkus, used under Creative Commons licence Heres a great tale from former Apple employee John Lilly, describing what it was really like to work under Steve Jobs back in the late 1990s.   This was just after Jobs had returned to the company from his years outside, and he was determined to rebuild it into something great. He did, of  [Read More…]

Steve Jobs Never Stopped Inventing Even Up Until The Last Year Of His Life

Despite his battle with illness during the years the led to his death, Steve Jobs never stopped inventing products and systems that would do their little bit to change the world. This patent, published just over a year ago, details a concept invented by Steve that could prevent users from inadvertently performing actions on a computer. Published by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, and picked up by AppleInsider, the patent  [Read More…]

What Would Happen If Samsung Just Stopped Making Parts For The iPhone?

Its unlikely that Samsung would just suddenly stop making components for Apple with no notice for one thing, its probable that air-tight product contracts are in place that would prevent Samsung from doing just that but lets get hypothetical: what would happen if Cupertinos legal campaign resulted in Samsung just taking all of its silicon and going home? Short answer: it wouldnt be pretty.   A solid chunk  [Read More…]