Apple to Turn Ethnically Sensitive With Emojis

emojis
How long did it take you to get into Emojis? If you’re like me, you were late to join the bandwagon; however, once that line was crossed, there was no going back, was there?  Source Emojis came from Japan – where else? – and quickly became popular, perhaps even more than emoticons we manually type Read more…

Apple Sells 500 Millionth iPhone

500 millionth iPhone
Apple is known for many things, not the least of which is putting a high value on milestones. And, one would think that selling its 500 millionth iPhone is a milestone! You don’t really need to think about just how significant the iPhone is – it did change the landscape of mobile phones after all. So, Read more…

Apple Can Read Your iCloud Email Anytime

icloud email
Here’s one area where Apple and Microsoft agree on: they both reserve the right to read your iCloud email at any point in time. This may come as a surprise to some, especially since it seems that the prevailing idea is that Apple doesn’t do “those things” without a court order. Source However, Fortune highlights, Read more…

Tim Cook Makes It to the List of 50 Greatest Leaders

Tim Cook Makes It to the List of 50 Greatest Leaders
Steve Jobs may have had his reality distortion field, but Tim Cook has his own qualities that distinguish him from the rest of his peers. Fortune editor Geoff Colvin has compiled a list of the 50 greatest leaders of the world, and the Apple CEO holds the 33rd spot. Source Not only did Tim Cook make it Read more…

New App Store Section: “Indie Game Showcase”

New App Store Section: "Indie Game Showcase"
It looks like Apple’s busy playing around with the App Store! Not more than a week has passed since we heard – and saw – the new section “Sharing Selfies“, and now, there’s another new section: “Indie Game Showcase”. Not that anyone’s complaining, especially not the makers and fans of indie games. As the section’s name Read more…

FirstTech: First Ever Apple Reseller Closing Shop

FirstTech: First Ever Apple Reseller Closing Shop
Not many may have heard about FirstTech, but it holds the distinction of being the first ever Apple reseller in the world. The store is based in Minneapolis and was founded in 1941. Back then, it was called Team Electronics. It wasn’t till the late 70s, though, when it first started selling Apple machines – Read more…

iOS 7.1 Limits Personal Hotspot Feature in Some Cases

personal hotspot
I don’t know about you, but I cannot live without using the Personal Hotspot feature on my iPhone and iPad. I work online and occasionally work outside, and while it is generally not difficult to find an establishment that offers free Wi-Fi, I prefer to rely on my carrier (well, one of them at least) Read more…

RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile Coming to iOS!

RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile Coming to iOS!
Get your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch ready, as RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile is going to hit the App Store soon! The classic sim game for amusement park fans is in the works for iOS, and it’s looking good. RollerCoaster Tycoon has long garnered a reputation for being addictive – as most great simulation games are Read more…

Tim Cook on ‘Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs’ – Nonsense!

Tim Cook on ‘Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs’ - Nonsense!
I don’t know if you’ve read Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs, but I have to admit I never finished the book. It’s not about how bad or good the book is, really. I just cannot find the time to finish it. This month, another book on Apple and Steve Jobs (somehow he’s still in the mix) Read more…

“Bad Apple” Petition Hopes to Stop Apple From Using Harmful Chemicals

Bad Apple
Apple is certainly no stranger to complaints – from every angle. This time, the company is facing pressure from activists, who claim that Apple’s factories in China are using chemicals that are harmful to factory workers.   Source The campaign is dubbed “Bad Apple” and is led by two groups: China Labour Watch (no stranger to Read more…