Tag Archive: Strikes


Google strikes at Apple Music with free streaming

Google is hoping to distract you from Apple Music’s impending launch with a new streaming plan that won’t cost you a penny. Available on desktop and mobile platforms, the service lets you enjoy a whole host of curated playlists supported by…Read more ›

Google strikes at Apple Music with free streaming

Google is hoping to distract you from Apple Music’s impending launch with a new streaming plan that won’t cost you a penny. Available on desktop and mobile platforms, the service lets you enjoy a whole host of curated playlists supported by…Read more ›

Karma strikes as Samsung’s Galaxy S6 gets cloned

Call it karma if you want, but after years of copying Apple’s iPhone designs, Samsung’s much-praised Galaxy S6 smartphone has apparently already received its first knockoff. Made by a company called No.1, the phone looks extremely similar to Samsung’s new…Read more ›

Apple strikes a sentimental chord again with new TV ad for the holidays

Apple is back with a new tearjerker of a Christmas ad, entitled “The Song.” Like last year’s Emmy-winning TV spot for the holidays, the company has chosen to showcase how its products make people feel, rather than what they do.…Read more ›

Rediscovered Empire Strikes Back trailer features lost footage of Luke and Leia making out

The San Diego Comic Con has a rich history of giving us our first look at the best upcoming sci-fi movies. Case in point: on August 4th, 1979, Comic Con was where George Lucas showed an excited crowd the very…Read more ›

Rediscovered Empire Strikes Back trailer features lost footage of Luke and Leia making out

The San Diego Comic Con has a rich history of giving us our first look at the best upcoming sci-fi movies. Case in point: on August 4th, 1979, Comic Con was where George Lucas showed an excited crowd the very…Read more ›

Download Gold: Office for iPad Strikes it Rich

For those who thought Office for iPad was too late to the party, the numbers tell a different story. Today Microsoft announced that Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote combined have been downloaded a staggering 12 million times in one week.…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Lightning Strikes Amazon Cloud Drive As iOS Photo App Gains Video & iPad Support

There’s no shortage of cloud storage providers, but Amazon’s one of the best around. If you make use of the e-retailer’s Cloud Drive app, then, good news: it just got a little better, with the addition of video uploads and…Read more ›    [Read More…]

German Court Strikes Down Apple’s User Data Privacy Provisions

 

Is Samsung clutching at straws?

Apple has been facing a number of privacy issues and lawsuits in the U.S. for the last year or so, but things aren’t going any better abroad either. A German court ruled that Apple will have to change some of its practices for how it handles consumer data.

The Berlin court recently struck down 8 of 15 provisions Apple’s listed in its general data-use terms. The court  [Read More…]

Second iMessage Outage In Less Than A Week Strikes “Some Users,” According To Apple

Forever sending…

Looks like iMessage is having some more trouble after yesterday’s news that Apple iOS guru Scott Forstall is leaving the company. 5 days ago we reported a widespread iMessage outage that affected many of our readers around the world for hours. The issue was never addressed by Apple, but now we’re getting word that another outage is plaguing iCloud services.

Apple’s official iCloud system status page is noting that  [Read More…]