Tim Cook and Phil Schiller Take the #IceBucketChallenge for Lou Gehrig’s Disease Awareness

ice bucket challenge
The Ice Bucket Challenge has been one of the most talked about topics online in the past days, thanks to celebrities taking their part in promoting awareness for Lou Gehrig’s Disease, also known as ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). ALS is “a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Read more…

Samsung Gets More Aggressive, Takes Potshots at Apple IRL

Samsung Gets More Aggressive, Takes Potshots at Apple IRL
Remember Samsung’s name-calling ad that went round some time ago? The ad called iPhone users wall huggers because of the iPhone’s notoriously short battery life. So we are supposed to be always hogging the wall sockets. Sure, the battery life can be annoying (that’s what external battery packs are for), but Samsung sure is quick Read more…

Spigen Leaks More iPhone 6 Cases

iphone 6 cases
Spigen is one of the better known case manufacturers out there, and they do have pretty good products. Not only do they do the job of protecting your beloved iPhone, they also look great. That’s double points for them. Then there’s the fact that they have been known to “leak” details about the iPhone 6, Read more…

Ex-Apple Employee Sam Sung Is Cashing In On His Stint at Apple

Ex-Apple Employee Sam Sung Is Cashing In On His Stint at Apple
Remember that guy named Sam Sung who used to work for Apple? He’s a real person, and that’s really his name. Naturally, when his identity and job came to light back in 2012, the media was quick to jump on it. Huffington Post even wrote about how they went to the Apple Store in Vancouver Read more…

China’s Apple Products Ban is Nothing Short of a Hoax

China's Apple Products Ban is Nothing Short of a Hoax
Yesterday, Bloomberg broke the news – or rumor, rather – that China has implemented an Apple products ban. The report started strong with “China‚Äôs government excluded Apple Inc. iPads and MacBook laptops from the list of products that can be bought with public money because of security concerns, according to government officials familiar with the Read more…

September 9 It Is for the iPhone 6 Launch

September 9 It Is for the iPhone 6 Launch
At least that’s what everyone says, based on the scheduled media event that Apple has announced. Naturally, expectations and the anticipation levels are reaching new heights with this announcement, together with analysts making their predictions about the event and the iPhone 6. ZDNet expresses its surprise at the timing, saying, “This took us a little Read more…

Take a Look at the Apple Solar Farm that Powers iCloud

Take a Look at the Apple Solar Farm that Powers iCloud
Apple is no stranger to criticism, especially when it comes to its carbon footprint and its efforts (or the lack thereof) to be more environment friendly. At this point, however, even the harshest critics cannot deny that the “lack” is not that huge anymore. Apple has been making considerable steps in going green, from the Read more…

Pre-order a 24-karat Gold iPhone 6

Pre-order a 24-karat Gold iPhone 6
Everyone’s got an iPhone these days, and if you don’t like the idea of having what everyone else has, then BRIKK has something for you: a 24-karat gold iPhone 6. Because a regular iPhone 6 is not good enough. BRIKK’s web site says that the gold iPhone 6 will be available in September or October Read more…

Analyst Says Apple Could Be Obsolete in Three Years

Analyst Says Apple Could Be Obsolete in Three Years
WTF? Yup. That’s exactly how the BGR reacted as well, calling this prediction “WTF of the week“. I suppose we should establish what obsolete really means – just covering our bases, you know. Merriam-Webster says: a : no longer in use or no longer useful b : of a kind or style no longer current Read more…

New Samsung Galaxy S5 Ad Makes Fun of the iPhone 6

galaxy s5 ad
Even before the iPhone 6 has been launched! Do you smell that? The reek of desperation emanating from Samsung… Yeah, okay, maybe I went a little overboard fangirling with those statements, but seriously! The new Samsung Galaxy S5 ad was released on YouTube this week, all while speculation about the iPhone 6 is still rife. Read more…