Apple Plans to Reimburse Accidental In-App Purchases in Kids’ Apps

It’s clear that kids love iOS devices. My kids can’t get enough of the iPad. Even if I tell them that I need the iPad for work (I use it for accessing another email account, making to-do lists, appointments, and work charts), they often win in the end and would play their favorite games or Read more…

Tim Cook Drops Big Hints About the Future

Tim Cook Drops Big Hints About the Future
Apple CEO Tim Cook doesn’t give a lot of interviews. So it’s kind of a big deal that not one but two interviews with Tim Cook were published in one week. Among the usual Apple hype and secrecy, he let slip a few big hints about what’s to come — and set the record straight 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 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…

3 Million iPads Sold Last Weekend, According To Apple

3 Million iPads Sold Last Weekend, According To Apple
Apple has issued a press release talking about the sales of its products over the last weekend. The release focused on the company’s industry-leading iPad, and it announced that about three million iPads were sold in the period covering November 2 to November 5. Apple says that the figure is one hundred percent more than Read more…

Apple Unveils iPad Mini, New iMac, & More

Apple Unveils iPad Mini, New iMac, & More
Thin is in. That seemed to be the prevailing message at Apple’s final media event in 2012, which just ended a short while ago. Apple showed off new, razor-thin iMacs, a 13″ MacBook Pro with Retina Display, and the long-awaited iPad Mini. Here’s a complete rundown of everything you need to know. Read more…

The World Remembers Steve Jobs

The World Remembers Steve Jobs
The world is a much less interesting place without Steve Jobs in it. On the anniversary of his passing, here’s how Apple fans, employees, and others all over the world are marking this historic day. Read more…

Apple & Yerba Buena Center: A Gallery

Apple & Yerba Buena Center: A Gallery
The iPhone 5 announcement is about to happen at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Apple’s favorite venue for media events. Take a look at how Apple has literally put its mark on the building over the years. Read more…

Here We Go: iPhone Event Officially Set for 9/12

Here We Go: iPhone Event Officially Set for 9/12
Confirming months of speculation and rumors all over the web, Apple today sent out the official invite for its next big media event, to be held on September 12th. It’s iPhone time. Read more…

This Is Why I Never Report Rumors

This Is Why I Never Report Rumors
Okay, maybe “never” is a strong word. But it’s a rare thing when I write about a rumor (I don’t even consider it unless it’s a sure thing), because 99% of rumors turn out to be bunk. Like that story about Tim Cook visiting Valve Software last week. You know, that completely non-news piece of Read more…