It’s Official: Apple’s iPhone 5S Event on Sept. 10

apple event infitation invite 2013 iphone
It’s on! Apple has sent out invitations for its long-suspected September 10th media event/keynote/PR/circus/thing, and here it is. What do you suppose Tim Cook & Co. will unveil? Read more…

Apple Acquires TV Apps Company Matcha.TV

Apple Acquires TV Apps Company Matcha.TV
Here’s a new development from Apple that could be a sign that the company is cooking up something new. Apple has recently acquired a startup company, Matcha.tv. The company developed a second-screen mobile app and web-based service. It basically offers a number of features to complement TV viewing. This includes comprehensive TV listings, recommendations based Read more…

Apple Starts to Clean Up on Energy Issues

Apple Starts to Clean Up on Energy Issues
Apple is not a new company, but they’ve been getting some new attention lately. It’s not about a product line or Steve Jobs’s legacy or anything shiny like that. In fact, Apple (and other tech companies) are catching heat for their impact on the environment. It takes immense amounts of energy to manufacture their products Read more…

Compromised Chargers Could Hack Your iOS Device

If you’re trying to save on some money by buying cheap chargers for your iOS device, this might give you pause. According to researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology, those cheap knock-off chargers could actually have malicious software that could infect your device. The findings, which will be presented at the 2013 Black Hat Read more…

Next iPad Mini May Still Not Have a Retina Display

If you’re already eyeing a Retina display-enabled iPad Mini as your next purchase you may have to wait far longer than expected. According to a report released by the NPD DisplaySearch, a Retina version of the iPad Mini may arrive only after another version of the iPad Mini is released first. Read more…

New Report Says Apple Purposely Throttling Data Speeds for Carriers

New Report Says Apple Purposely Throttling Data Speeds for Carriers
I’ve been using my iPhone 5 as my all-around gateway to the internet. Aside from having an always-on internet plan, I’ve also ditched my mobile WiFi device and have been using the iPhone 5’s personal hotspot feature to allow my laptop to access the internet. But even with the relatively fast LTE speeds I’ve been Read more…

Tim Cook: A Star at D11

Tim Cook at D11
Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple and the man who has the gargantuan task of sustaining the company since the passing away of Steve Jobs, appeared at the D11 conference as the subject of the opening talk. With Apple in such a critical moment in its history, the world of tech writers hung on Cook’s Read more…

Apple Satisfaction Rating Dips

Apple Satisfaction Rating Dips
This news is a wake-up call for Apple. In a recent survey conducted by the American Customer Satisfaction Index, consumer satisfaction on Apple’s products has dropped. Even though the Cupertino-based giant is still the leading brand in the mobile industry with an 81 percent customer satisfaction score, it is 2.5 percent lower than the score Read more…

Apple Says Publisher Deal Improved Competition

Apple Says Publisher Deal Improved Competition
Apple is under fire from the United States Department of Justice for allegations that it has conspired with other book publishers to illegally fix the prices of e-books.  The DOJ has has said that Apple’s defense against the allegations are unconvincing and “untethered from both precedent and logic.” Read more…

ITunes Remains Most Popular Platform for Online Music Sales

ITunes Remains Most Popular Platform for Online Music Sales
A new study released by the NPD Group revealed that Apple’s iTunes remains the most popular method for buying music online.  The study, which was released last April 16 showed that iTunes remains the dominant music download service for the last quarter of 2012. The NPD study revealed that iTunes maintains a healthy 63 percent Read more…