The legal battle that Apple and Samsung have been waging against each other for quite some time now looked like it was finally going to end with news that the CEOs of the two companies have agreed to meet and discuss possible settlement terms, and with it the professional animosity that the two companies feel […]
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A Polaroid app! It seems so obvious an idea, it’s a wonder it took so long to happen. I’m happy to report: Polamatic was worth the wait.
Okay, maybe we’re getting a little obsessed with Pebble. (Only because it’s the best smartwatch idea ever.) But this news is way too juicy to pass up: when it ships, Pebble will work with another Kickstarter-funded wireless device called Twine. Which opens up the possibilities for both devices in wildly creative ways.
The Smithsonian museum in Washington, DC today launched a new exhibit devoted to the patent office. Planned as a series of exhibitions, first up is an exhibit devoted to over 300 patents held by the late Steve Jobs.
Love or loathe him, everyone agrees that Steve Jobs was a true original. Here are 60 of his very best, most honest and inspiring quotes. For your convenience, we’ve organized them by topic.
The guys at Anandtech has reported that Apple has quietly upgraded the Apple iPad 2 that will result in positive benefits as far battery life is concerned. The new iPad version, referred to as iPad 2,4 (which takes into account the three other versions of Apple’s best-selling tablet) has junked the 45 nanometer, dual core […]
The success of Pebble — the customizable e-ink wristwatch that syncs to your iPhone via Bluetooth — is mind-blowing. With a week-and-a-half still to go on its Kickstarter campaign, Pebble might just be on track to break $10 million in pledges. And now, they’ve got their very first partner app.
Ever wanted to learn a new language? Or maybe you need to speak a different language, for work or personal reasons? Here are seven apps that will help you talk smartly in nearly any nation on Earth.
Unless you’re at an Apple press conference, you’ll rarely see Apple chief designer Jonathan Ive on camera. Video captured inside Apple’s Cupertino home office is forbidden. So this video of Ive talking Apple designs inside the legendary Industrial Design Lab at Apple HQ is downright unheard of.
Did the iPhone really come first, meaning Android ripped Apple off? Or did Android come first? Is it possible that both companies independently arrived at the idea for a touchscreen smartphone around the same time?