10 Things I Want From My iWatch

Watch image copyright Georgejmclittle With the launch of the iPhone 5s, we may have the heart of a new device: The much-rumored iWatch. Apple says the M7 coprocessor allows for incredibly sophisticated motion tracking – it understands whether you’re walking, running, or even driving. It certainly sounds promising for powering a biometric-centered smart watch for … Continue reading

Apple Takes Home Three Brand of the Year Awards

Here’s an achievement certain to be trotted out at Apple’s next big media event. Harris Interactive on Thursday declared the company the top U.S. brand across a trio of consumer electronics categories – the only three in which it’s rated. According to Harris Interactive’s 2013 EquiTrend survey, which polls some 38,000 U.S. consumers about their … Continue reading

Yet Another Way to Get a Super-Cheap Web TV Box

What’s that? You say you’re intrigued by the notion of a Web TV box, but $35 for a Google Chromecast is too rich for your blood? Here you go – if you live in the U.K.: Satellite TV service BSkyB has rolled out a Web TV box for 9.99. That works out to about $15, … Continue reading

L.A. Unified School District Wants iPads for All 640,000 Students

Back in June, the Los Angeles Unified School District awarded Apple a $30 million contract to provide its students with iPads. Under its terms, the company will supply about 31,000 iPads to 47 LAUSD schools, each preloaded with a bunch of educational software. But evidently that’s just the first phase of the program. According to … Continue reading

After Hacking Attack, Apple’s Dev Center Site Is Up and Running Again

Eight days after taking it down in response to a security breach, Apple has restored the website for its Developer Center. Apple didn’t immediately respond to requests for comment. But the entry page of the site was clearly visible this afternoon. Some sections, like forums, were still offline. Certificates, identifiers and profiles were back online. … Continue reading

myLife (TM) Scarlet Red + Gold Zipper {Cool Design} Faux Leather (Card, Cash and ID Holder + Magnetic Closing + Hand Strap) Slim Wallet for the iPhone 5C Smartphone by Apple (External Textured Synthetic Leather with Magnetic Clip + Internal Secure Snap In Hard Rubberized Bumper Holder + Lifetime Warranty) “MORE INFO: This lightweight iPhone 5C wallet is made of durable and high quality synthetic leather and is designed to fit the iPhone 5C only. The leather itself is textured to prevent the wallet from slipping out of your hand while being handled. This wallet comes with a magnetic clasp.”

myLife (TM) Scarlet Red + Gold Zipper {Cool Design} Faux Leather (Card, Cash and ID Holder + Magnetic Closing + Hand Strap) Slim Wallet for the iPhone 5C Smartphone by Apple (External Textured Synthetic Leather with Magnetic Clip + Internal Secure Snap In Hard Rubberized Bumper Holder + Lifetime Warranty) “MORE INFO: This lightweight iPhone … Continue reading

Twelve Things About Voxer’s Tom Katis

Frustration was the impetus for Tom Katis to co-found Voxer in 2007. While he was serving in the U.S. Special Forces in Afghanistan, he experienced the limitations of communication via military walkie-talkie firsthand. Now his push-to-talk app is looking to be the Nextel of the future, with free Voxer Pro and Voxer Pro for Business … Continue reading

Amazon Builds the Spheres, While Google Opts for the Hulk

As with Apple, Facebook, Samsung and many other tech companies, Amazon and Google are in the analog building business of late. According to the Seattle Times, the e-commerce giant had its plan for a “five-story office building formed by three intersecting spheres” unanimously thumbs-upped by that city’s design-review board. There are still other approvals to … Continue reading

Photos of Alleged iPad Air 2 Front Panel with integrated display

Some photos of the iPhone 6 front panel have leaked out over the past few days and today we’ve come across front panels of the upcoming iPad Air 2 as well. Interestingly, the leak reveals the display integrated with the front panel which is different from the assembly on the current gen iPad Air. This … Continue reading

Don’t Get Too Excited About GlobalFoundries and Apple — At Least, Not Just Yet

Don’t get too excited about an intriguing story from the Albany Times Union saying that chip-manufacturing company GlobalFoundries may soon start turning out chips for Apple’s iPhones and iPads at a factory in upstate New York. I’ve been checking with industry sources who have a pretty clear picture about what may be going on. And … Continue reading

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