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  • Apple was Granted 44 Patents Today Covering the Last Design Patent Credited to Steve Jobs and more

    2 September 2014, 10:48 am by: Jack Purcher

    The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 44 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover several key design patents including the iPhone 4S that credits the late Steve Jobs plus ...
  • Apple is granted a Patent for a Possible Future Glass iPhone

    2 September 2014, 9:12 am by: Jack Purcher

    The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 44 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover Apple's granted patent relating to glass enclosures and more importantly for a glass enclosure that relates to…
  • Apple Granted a Patent for Future iPad Stands & Attachable Accessories using a more Advanced…

    2 September 2014, 7:54 am by: Jack Purcher

    The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 44 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover Apple's granted patent for a possible future magnetics system going far beyond Apple's current use of magnets…
  • Apple Granted a Radial Menus Patent for Macs & iDevices

    2 September 2014, 5:42 am by: Jack Purcher

    The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 44 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover Apple's second granted patent for radial menus for both Macs and iDevices.
  • FBI joins Apple's Investigation into iCloud being hacked for Nude Celebrity Photos

    1 September 2014, 6:46 pm by: Jack Purcher

    NBC is reporting late this afternoon that the FBI and Apple are investigating the apparent hacking of iCloud accounts that led to alleged nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other female stars being posted online.
  • Apple Reportedly Signed an iWallet Deal with American Express

    31 August 2014, 12:22 pm by: Jack Purcher

    It's been a very busy month covering the various rumors about Apple possibly preparing to finally launch their iWallet application for the iPhone 6. On Thursday we reported the buzz that's building for Apple's Wallet and on Friday we reported on the new NXP…
  • Apple's CEO Paid Tribute to Martin Luther King's "I have a Dream" Speech

    31 August 2014, 11:30 am by: Jack Purcher

    Apple's CEO Tim Cook paid tribute to Martin Luther king's I have a dream speech on his Twitter site Friday.
  • A Drone's View of Apple's new Headquarters Construction Site

    31 August 2014, 10:19 am by: Jack Purcher

    This interesting video of a drone flying over Apple's Spaceship headquarters site that's now under construction gives you the feeling that you're getting this view from a massive swarm of killer bees. At one point in the video, you can imagine
  • Intel Snags Qualcomm Executive to Co-Manage Platform Engineering Group

    30 August 2014, 12:40 pm by: Jack Purcher

    Intel is struggling with declining PC sales and is making slow progress in the mobile space while Qualcomm chips lead the industry. Intel wants to continue to turn their company around and has now hired Amir Faintuch, a senior executive at rival Qualcomm to…
  • EICES Research Sues Apple over 4G LTE based iDevices

    30 August 2014, 11:44 am by: Jack Purcher

    EICES Research has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple. The patent infringement lawsuit concerns Apple's use of 4G LTE in their iDevice lineup. It's a little hard to understand the case. For instance ...
  • Apple's iWatch Cryptozoologist has lost his Way

    29 August 2014, 6:31 pm by: Jack Purcher

    Just two days ago Re/code reporter John Paczkowski clearly stated that "Apple now plans to unveil a new wearable alongside the two next-generation iPhones we told you the company will debut on September 9th." Now, in a total turn around, Paczkowski writes,…
  • Intel Launches first 8 Core Processor for PC Gamers & Content Creators that Apple's Unlikely to…

    29 August 2014, 1:43 pm by: Jack Purcher

    Today, Intel Corporation unveiled its first eight-core desktop processor, the Intel Core i7-5960X processor Extreme Edition, formerly code-named "Haswell-E," targeted at power users who demand the most from their PCs. Unfortunately Apple has never entertained…
  • Confidence in Samsung is Collapsing as Apple's iPhone 6 Nears

    29 August 2014, 11:59 am by: Jack Purcher

    In early July we reported that Samsung's profits had plummeted 24% on slow smartphone sales. In mid-July we followed-up with a report on Samsung taking back executive bonuses for poor performance resulting in a round of infighting taking hold at the company.…
  • Apple's iPhone 6 may use NXP's Next-Gen NFC Technology

    29 August 2014, 9:53 am by: Jack Purcher

    In July we reported on a couple of fresh iWallet rumors that had surfaced stemming from developments occurring at Visa Digital Solutions. Then yesterday we reported on the Wired based rumor claiming that Apple's iPhone 6 would include NFC technology for an…
  • Despite Slower Smartphone Growth in Mature Markets, IDC Sees Apple's New 5.5 inch iPhone being a…

    28 August 2014, 4:20 pm by: Jack Purcher

    According to a new IDC report, Phablets in the 5.5" to 7" range will grow from 14% of the market to almost one third of the market by 2018.
  • Apple's Milestone Event Will be Held at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September Ninth

    28 August 2014, 2:35 pm by: Jack Purcher

    Apple officially sent out invitations for the Apple event occurring on September ninth. The venue being the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino instead of the Apple campus or Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco may be hinting that the event is…
  • The Issue of Smartphone Subsidy Cuts is heating up in China

    28 August 2014, 1:12 pm by: Jack Purcher

    Today, it's being reported by Bloomberg that "China’s state-run wireless operators are slashing subsidies they pay to make devices more affordable for consumers just as the biggest phone-makers are set to introduce upgraded products."
  • The Buzz Builds for Apple's iWallet to debut on the iPhone 6

    28 August 2014, 11:06 am by: Jack Purcher

    Today, Christina Bonnington of Wired Magazine reports that Apple's "next iPhone will feature its own payment platform, sources familiar with the matter told WIRED. In fact, that platform will be one of the hallmark features of the device when it’s unveiled…
  • Samsung Unveils their Next-Gen "Gear S" Smartwatch

    28 August 2014, 10:19 am by: Jack Purcher

    Samsung unveiled their new smartwatch today that they claimed was the first capable of making and receiving phone calls without a mobile phone nearby. Samsung has been pushing hard to develop new wearable devices as it looks to counter slowing earnings in…
  • Apple invents an iPhone with Sidewall Displays, an Intelligent Scrolling Feature & Much More

    28 August 2014, 9:27 am by: Jack Purcher

    On August 28, 2014, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals an invention regarding flexible displays and more importantly, sidewall displays built into an iDevice like an iPhone. In this report we also link to…
  • Apple Invents an iPhone Dock with Lightning Connector that provides a newly Designed Breaking…

    28 August 2014, 8:10 am by: Jack Purcher

    On August 28, 2014, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals an improved method of producing a lightning connector that has a newly defined breaking strength. This new feature will ...
  • The Phenomenal BioShock Game is now available on iTunes

    28 August 2014, 6:47 am by: Jack Purcher

    In August it was reported that BioShock was coming to iOS and today it's now available on iTunes. Whether this new release will play at an elevated level using Apple's new Metal technology in iOS 8 later next month is unknown at this time.
  • Apple Reveals Future iDevices like an iWatch with Wireless Charging Circuitry

    28 August 2014, 5:43 am by: Jack Purcher

    On Aug 28, 2014, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals electronic devices such as an iWatch with wireless charging circuitry. The news of Apple's future iWatch possibly offering wireless charging first surfaced…
  • Apple's new Wearable Device may launch during iPhone Event

    27 August 2014, 1:42 pm by: Jack Purcher

    John Paczkowski of Re/code is making a wild but exciting forecast that Apple is going to launch a wearable device during the iPhone event on September ninth.
  • Foxconn Homicide Related to new iPhone 6 Security Measures

    27 August 2014, 11:00 am by: Jack Purcher

    According to several reports out of China late last week, a homicide case took place in Foxconn's Shenzhen Guanlan facility which makes the new iPhone 6. As we approach the iPhone 6 release date, Foxconn has implementing rigorous security inspections targeting…
  • Best Buy Canada Offers Canadian Students $100 off iPad Air

    27 August 2014, 9:39 am by: Jack Purcher

    Best Buy Canada has a sale on Apple's iPad Air that started last night and will last ...
  • Apple's iBeacon Technology is being adopted by UK's IPC Media and Tesco-Owned One Stop Convenient…

    26 August 2014, 8:46 pm by: Jack Purcher

    In May we reported on Duane Reade Inc. testing out Apple's iBeacon technology for it New York drugstore and convenient store chain. Today it's being reported that IPC Media, the publisher of magazines including Chat and Woman, will next month run the first…
  • Bloomberg reignites the Old Rumor of a Coming Larger Pad

    26 August 2014, 4:20 pm by: Jack Purcher

    As far back as May 2013 there were rumors of "Apple working on a Larger iPad for the Education Market." This same rumor resurfaced again in December 2013. Then during Apple's latest financial conference call, Apple's CEO Tim Cook showed that he was deadly…
  • L.A. School District Suspends a Massive iPad Contract

    26 August 2014, 12:36 pm by: Jack Purcher

    At the top of the month we posted a report titled "Apple's iPad Dominance in Education is Being Challenged by new Common Core Rules, Chromebooks and Hybrid Devices." The report covered a number of school districts that were opting for iPad alternatives like…
  • Apple was Granted 57 Patents Today Covering a Future Shopping App, Multitouch, lots of Design…

    26 August 2014, 11:45 am by: Jack Purcher

    The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 57 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we mainly cover Apple's possible future shopping app and briefly touch on a revised multitouch patent. We also cover…

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