How to Get a Flappy Bird Knockoff Approved: Name it Flying Cyrus

How to Get a Flappy Bird Knockoff Approved: Name it Flying Cyrus
This week, we heard about Apple (and Google) bringing the hammer down on developers who submitted Flappy Bird knockoffs to the App Store. A sure sign seemed to be the use of the word “Flappy” (I wonder why), although there might have been other considerations. Understandably, developers were frustrated and took to the Internet to Read more…

Apple Gets Biometric Headphone System Patent Granted

biometric headphone system
It won’t be normal if we don’t hear of at least one patent being granted to Apple in a week, right? Halfway through this week, we now hear about Apple getting approved for a biometric headphone system patent. Is Apple moving away from the smartwatch trend? I highly doubt it, considering all that we’ve heard Read more…

Apple Clams Down on “Flappy Apps”

Flappy Apps
The phenomenal rise and sudden “demise” of Flappy Bird was the talk of the town in recent weeks, and I have to admit that this was one of those cases where I remained totally oblivious – on purpose. While everyone was cursing the game developer and praising him (or the game) in one breath, I Read more…

Apple Opens First Latin American Store, Sells Most Expensive iPhone

Apple Store
A couple of days after the Hallmark holiday where expectations are at their peak – and thus disappointments as well – Apple opened its first store in the Latin American region. Its Rio de Janeiro store is the first ever official store in the area, and on top of that distinction, the store is also Read more…

New Cars Which Feature iPhone and iPod Compatibility

new cars
Editor’s Note: This post was written by Neal Bricker, who writes about new technology for a number of publications and websites. Lots of us love to drive with our favourite music playing along. Not so long ago, this would mean twiddling knobs to find a decent radio station. Then came cars with tape decks in them, and Read more…

This Chart Shows Where Apple’s Money Comes From

This Chart Shows Where Apple's Money Comes From
Just how rich is Apple? Well, it depends on what measure you are looking at. Last year, Apple’s revenue was $170.910 billion, with its total assets amounting to $207 billion. No wonder they have all the money to deal with those lawsuits, huh? But where does all that money come from? To save you all the Read more…

Apple Kills Last iOS Bitcoin App

Bitcoin
Bitcoin has been described in so many ways, but no matter how you turn things around, it’s basically a new kind of money. And when it comes to money, controversy will always arise. That is exactly what happened to Bitcoin, which enjoyed a very quick boom, only to be tainted by the shadier elements that made Read more…

iPhone 4 Gets Second Life in India, Indonesia, and Brazil

iPhone 4
The iPhone 4 may very well be the best iPhone that Apple has released, and it has often been called the company’s secret weapon. In most parts of the world, however, the iPhone 4 has been overshadowed by the sleeker and lighter iPhone 5, not to mention the iPhone 5S. Source Give it to Apple Read more…

iPhone 5C: The Phone on Fire

iPhone 5c
The Girl on Fire is one heroine worthy of being emulated by kids the world over, but a phone on fire is a totally different matter. Not that it’s a new thing – we’ve heard of phones, tablets, and laptops bursting into fire for one reason or another, but the latest occurence involves an iPhone Read more…

PayPal Wants to Partner Up With Apple for Mobile Payment System

mobile payment system
Apple is reportedly working on a mobile payment system, and PayPal wants in on it. According to Re/code, they have reliable sources stating that Apple can launch its own mobile payment system without relying on existing platforms such as PayPal. Still, the possibility of partnering up with an established provider should not be taken out Read more…