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Archives: May 2016

  1. Ahead of WWDC, AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule out of stock at U.S. Apple Stores

    Following a rare firmware update for the AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule…

  2. iTunes 12.4 applies song ratings to albums and destroys Smart Playlists

    In iTunes, you can rate songs and albums separately…

  3. Facebook begins tracking non-users around the internet

    Facebook will now display ads to web users who are not members of its social network…

  4. EMV rules are ruining Apple Pay

    The Apple Pay payment experience has been simple and elegant…

  5. Apple ‘working rapidly’ to launch Apple Pay in more countries in Asia and Europe

    Apple Pay may only be available in six countries right now, but the iPhone maker is keen to extend…

  6. Apple to buy Netflix?

    You never know…

  7. ‘Game-changing’ study links cellphone radiation to cancer

    Findings from a massive, new U.S. federal study suggest that radio-frequency (RF) radiation, the type emitted by cellphones, can cause cancer…

  8. Tech billionaire Peter Thiel funded Hulk Hogan lawsuit to take down Gawker which outed him, Tim Cook, and others

    A billionaire Silicon Valley entrepreneur was outed as being gay by a media organization…

  9. Push for encryption law falters after Apple’s stand against government overreach

    U.S. lawmakers pledged to seek a law requiring technology companies to give law enforcement agencies a ‘back door’ to encrypted communications and electronic devices..

  10. A simple software update lets any smartphone detect squeezes and forceful touches

    Apple made a big deal about the advanced technology it developed to facilitate the 3D Touch feature…

  11. U.S. jury finds Google didn’t need Oracle license for Android’s Java code, defeating $9 billion claim; Oracle vows appeal

    Google won a jury verdict that kills Oracle Corp.’s claim to a $9 billion slice of the search giant’s Android phone business…

  12. Positive signs abound for Apple Watch

    Recent market data and industry developments provide some useful context and information…

  13. The monitor you’ve always wanted for your Mac: Hewlett Packard’s 34-inch curved display

    I have been on a crusade for the ultimate display for my Mac Pro…

  14. Apple shares crack $100 barrier

    Apple shares, which were punished and sent as low as $90.34 on May 12, are now up…

  15. New Apple TV to take on Amazon’s Echo, source says

    Apple is working on its answer to Amazon’s Echo, the voice-activated assistant packaged inside a speaker…

  16. Yawner? Apple’s 2016 iPhone 7zzz

    2017’s new iPhones are going to be a complete reimagining of Apple’s smartphone lineup, but this year’s iPhone 7…

  17. Patent troll VirnetX wants judge to block Apple’s FaceTime, iMessage services

    VirnetX on Wednesday also asked the judge presiding over the litigation to increase the damages the East Texas jury…

  18. Patent for 3D camera technology that could be used in Apple’s iPhone 7 dual lens camera surfaces

    A specialized 3D mapping processor and the idea of using 3D mapping to accurately handle in-air gesturing…

  19. Apple’s suggestion of Time Warner bid hints at Hollywood ambitions

    ven if Apple Inc. never made an actual move to buy Time Warner Inc…

  20. India to require Apple to use local sourcing in order to open Apple Retail Stores

    Let them start doing some manufacturing here…

  21. Ultimate Drop Test: Apple iPhone 6s easily outlasts Samsung Galaxy S7

    The latest drop-test competition between the iPhone 6s and Samsung Galaxy S7 is done properly…

  22. Apple invention turns Lightning headphones into smart walkie-talkies

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published a somewhat unusual Apple invention detailing…

  23. Apple contemplates dramatic push into media industry

    Now that Apple has a foot planted squarely in the media industry’s door, it now seems ready to barge in further…

  24. Apple’s Eddy Cue proposed bid for Time Warner

    A top Apple executive raised the prospect of the iPhone maker buying Time Warner at a meeting…

  25. Tim Cook’s Apple leaks like a sieve

    I roll my eyes every time Tim Cook or other Apple wonk knowingly smiles and tries to feign a twinkle…

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