30 Years Of Macintosh To Be Celebrated on Jan. 25

30 Years Of Macintosh To Be Celebrated on Jan. 25 (via Half Moon Bay Patch) Mac 30th will be held in the Flint Center auditorium, the same location Steve Jobs first introduced the Mac 30 years ago. By Dave Colby It’s been nearly 30 years since Steve Jobs stood inside a dark, cavernous Cupertino auditorium before a bunch… Read more…

Curved screen smartphones could catch on, if Apple embraces them

Curved screen smartphones could catch on, if Apple embraces them (via The Inquirer) THIS WEEK we saw disappointing sales of the “world’s first” curved screen smartphone, Samsung’s Galaxy Round, and to be honest, it doesn’t come as much of a shock. If Samsung’s apparent attempt at gaining publicity with the tagline, “the first curved… Read more…

Infographic: Maximize Your Battery Life

Infographic: Maximize Your Battery Life
As our devices get more and more sophisticated the batteries that run them seem to be growing at a much slower pace. In the heyday of the flip phone it wasn’t unheard of to go two or more days without charging your device. Today, however, it’s not uncommon to charge your smart phone two or Read more…

BBM for iOS updated with support for WiFi-only iPads

BBM for iOS updated with support for WiFi-only iPads (via The Inquirer) CANADIAN PHONE MAKER Blackberry announced an update for its iOS Blackberry Messenger (BBM) app on Friday, which sees the service arriving on the iPad. The update, which bumps BBM for iOS to version 1.0.4, adds support for WiFi-only iPad devices, which… Read more…

Larger iPhone 6 Being Tested With Curved, Pressure Sensitive Touch Panels

Larger iPhone 6 Being Tested With Curved, Pressure Sensitive Touch Panels (via BestTechie) We’ve suspected for quite some time now that Apple has been testing a new, larger form factor iPhone for introduction as the next flagship iPhone (the “iPhone 6?, if you may) next year, but we’re learning that Apple is working on a Read more…

Fatal addiction: Authors accuse Apple of destroying Japan’s tech industry

Fatal addiction: Authors accuse Apple of destroying Japan’s tech industry (via GlobalPost) Enlarge TOKYO, Japan — Wall Street loves to speculate on whether Apple Inc.’s latest gadget is a winner or a dud. But here in Japan, the tech giant has another constituency desperate to see iPhones disappearing from store shelves: The nation’s… Read more…

OS X Mavericks a Free Download, Available Now

OS X Mavericks a Free Download, Available Now
Apple surprised everyone today by slashing the price of its next big OS upgrade down to nothing. OS X Mavericks is free, and it’s available right now. Read more…

Apple’s iPhone 5c Loses Its Shine

Apple’s iPhone 5c Loses Its Shine (via Wall Street Journal Digital Network) Read more…

October 22 iPad Event is On

apple event invitation invite ipad october 22 2013
Bearing the tagline “We still have a lot to cover,” Apple’s latest media invitations have been sent out, and they’re for the rumored iPad 5 event now confirmed for October 22nd. Read more…

iPhone 5S users moan of Windows style “blue screen of death”

iPhone 5S users moan of Windows style ‘blue screen of death’ (via http://newsrule.com) EARLY ADOPTERS of Apple’s flagship iPhone 5S smartphone might be wondering whether their device is in fact running Microsoft Windows, with some users reporting a ‘Blue Screen of Death’ (BSOD). The Verge reports that a handful of users have been… Read more…