Apple cuts orders due to weak iPhone 5 demand

Apple cuts orders due to weak iPhone 5 demand
The Wall Street Journal has reported that Apple has allegedly issued significant cuts in its orders for the iPhone 5 because of weak demand for the product. The newspaper said that it received the information from certain people who know about what’s happening. According the WSJ, the reduction in the orders are set for the Read more…

Rumors of a cheaper version of iPhone heating up

  You usually take rumors with a grain of salt, especially ones that involve Apple. But lately most of the rumors surrounding Apple’s products have been fairly accurate so it’s no surprise that the latest rumors about a new Apple product offering is heating up online. According to the new rumors, Apple is planning to Read more…

Google Maps app for iOS clocks 10 million downloads in just two days

Google Maps app for iOS clocks 10 million downloads in just two days
Another concrete sign that Apple really bungled its Maps app for the iOS is the sheer volume of downloads for the Google Maps app that was reported shortly after it was officially released in the Apple App Store last December 12. According to Jeff Huber, the senior vice president of commerce and local at Google, Read more…

Australian Motorists Get Lost After Using Apple Maps

Australian Motorists Get Lost After Using Apple Maps
The police department of Victoria, Australia has issued a warning to travelers not to use the built-in Apple Maps on iOS 6 devices and just use other map apps alternatives. The warning came in light of a fatal error on the troubled Maps app that came with the iOS 6 system. According to the Victoria Read more…

Apple Hiring Texas Instrument Pros To Work on Its Own Chips

Apple Hiring Texas Instrument Pros To Work on Its Own Chips
Apple is allegedly hiring engineers from Texas Instruments to help strengthen its pool of engineering talents tasked to improve its proprietary chips for both its computers and iOS products. According to The Next Web, Apple is hiring people in Israel, specifically in Hertezliya and Haifa. Texas Instruments just announced that it cut 250 jobs in Read more…

Apple Manager fired for Maps App Debacle

Apple Manager fired for Maps App Debacle
The Maps app that came with iOS 6 was such a major debacle, it was quite inevitable that someone’s head was going to roll because of it. That unfortunate head apparently belongs to Richard Williamson, the man who managed the mapping team responsible for the Maps app. Williamson was given the boot by Senior Vice Read more…

Apple Versus Android Security: The Lowdown

Apple versus Android
Online security has always been a big issue, and while mobile devices have been relatively immune to viruses and malware in general, the widespread use of these devices have made them prone to the attacks of unscrupulous individuals and groups. In the world of desktop and laptop computers, it is generally accepted that Windows is Read more…

86 New Photos Inside Apple HQ

86 New Photos Inside Apple HQ
Who says Apple’s Cupertino headquarters is a top-secret place full of paranoid techies? We’ve turned up 86 more photos from inside Apple’s off-limits mothership — bringing our grand total of pictures taken behind Apple’s closed doors to a whopping 156. Read more…

Apple Launches Blue Sky Program for its Employees

Apple Launches Blue Sky Program for its Employees
Google’s 20 Percent initiative program is a marvelous employee-driven idea. Under the program, a Google employee can spend 20 percent of his time on personal projects that he deems worthwhile. It is a chance to break out of the monotony of work and flex their creativity. The program has been so successful that some notable Read more…