Update 10.04.13: According to an expose on CNN, the original voice of Siri has finally been identified. It’s Susan Bennett of Atlanta, Georgia, an accomplished voiceover actress whose familiar voice can also be heard in announcements at the Atlanta airport and countless TV commercials, radio voiceovers, narrations, jingles, and much more.
In Walter Isaacson’s biography, Steve Jobs is famously quoted as saying that he “finally cracked” how to produce and sell a television set the Apple way. So we’re expecting something irresistibly cool, with these eight features, bare minimum.
Quite out of nowhere, Apple has just taken the wraps off of its next iteration of OS X. Dubbed “Mountain Lion,” it appears to be an incremental upgrade (akin to Snow Leopard’s following Leopard) that focuses mainly on bringing popular iOS apps and functions to the Mac. The big take away: there can no longer […]
Most Apple users agree that iTunes needs a makeover. But one part of the iTunes Store more than all the rest fails to live up to Apple’s “simple & intuitive” credo: the App Store. Here are 10 things about the App Store that just drive me bonkers.
The 27th annual Macworld just ended a few days ago in San Francisco, and while there weren’t a ton of big headlines to come out of the event, it’s still quite the mecca for our fellow faithful brethren. Take a look at some of the weird and wonderful pics that Twitterers shared during Macworld.
Today’s big announcement from New York City is out, and it’s exactly what everyone was expecting: a new kind of textbook. But the real news comes from the big-name textbook publishers already on board, and the free and simple new book creation tool for OS X.
The Consumer Electronics Show is underway in Las Vegas, and everyone there is trying so hard to be Apple, it’s kinda hilarious. But they all lack one thing that Apple has had since its very beginning.
A company called In Icons made headlines this week by announcing their freakishly-realistic Steve Jobs figurine/doll, which is set to go on sale in February. Is this a loving tribute to a man who changed the world? Or a dishonorable product that preys on the public’s fascination with the recently-deceased?
Nothing’s better than using brand new Apple products. But speculating on what the latest and greatest devices might look like and how they’ll work is a close second. From designs Steve Jobs would approve to futuristic technology, this collection of iPad 3 renders is sure to get you excited for Apple’s next big thing.
Did you know that apps make terrific gifts? This year, why not forgo the stocking stuffers in favor of some apps that your kids can play on your iPad? There are so many incredible apps in the App Store for kids, I couldn’t choose. So I let my 4-year-old do it for me.