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  • John Gruber On Third-party Apple Watch Apps: They Suck and Are Really Slow

    Fri 6:13pm By timothy
    An anonymous reader writes During this week's episode of John Gruber's podcast, The Talk Show, Gruber sat down with Joanna Stern of the Wall Street Journal to talk all things Apple Watch. About two hours and 9 minutes into the podcast, both Gruber and Stern…
  • LA Schools Seeking Refund Over Botched iPad Plan

    Thu 1:38pm By Soulskill
    SternisheFan sends news that Los Angeles Unified School District is asking Apple for a refund of the district's effort to equip students with iPads. The project was budgeted at around $1.3 billion to equip its 650,000 students, though only about 120,000 iPads…
  • Chess Grandmaster Used iPhone To Cheat During Tournament

    Tue 1:45pm By Soulskill
    SternisheFan sends this quote from the Washington Post:…
  • Report: Apple Watch Preorders Almost 1 Million On First Day In the US

    Mon 8:47am By samzenpus
    An anonymous reader writes The launch of the Apple Watch has got off to a good start, with an estimated 1 million pre-orders in the U.S. on Friday. "According to Slice's Sunday report, which is based on e-receipt data obtained directly from consumers, 957,000…
  • Apple Leaves Chinese CNNIC Root In OS X and iOS Trusted Stores

    Apr 9, 2015, 11:31 am By timothy
    Trailrunner7 writes When it was revealed late last month that a Chinese certificate authority had allowed an intermediate CA to issue unauthorized certificates for some Google domains, both Google and Mozilla reacted quickly and dropped trust in CNNIC…
  • Patent Case Could Shift Power Balance In Tech Industry

    Apr 8, 2015, 4:02 pm By samzenpus
    An anonymous reader writes A lawsuit between Apple and Google could drastically change the power balance between patent holders and device makers. "The dispute centers on so-called standard-essential patents, which cover technology that is included in…
  • Google, Apple and Microsoft Squirm As Global Tax Schemes Scrutinized

    Apr 8, 2015, 10:26 am By Soulskill
    An anonymous reader writes: Google, Apple and Microsoft chiefs were hauled in front of an Australian Senate Committee on Wednesday and forced to answer questions about their tax dodging structures. "Under questioning from Greens Senator Christine Milne,…
  • Turning the Arduino Uno Into an Apple ][

    Apr 7, 2015, 2:16 am By Soulskill
    An anonymous reader writes: To demonstrate how powerful modern computers are compared to their forebears, engineer Damian Peckett decided to approximate an Apple ][ with an Arduino Uno. In this post, he explains how he did it, from emulating the 6502 processor…
  • LG Accidentally Leaks Apple iMac 8K Is Coming Later This Year

    Apr 6, 2015, 3:36 pm By samzenpus
    An anonymous reader writes LG accidentally revealed in blog post that Apple is planning to release a 8K iMac later this year. This news comes as a surprise as the leak came from a different company rather than Apple. LG is one of Apple's biggest display…
  • Carly Fiorina Calls Apple's Tim Cook a 'Hypocrite' On Gay Rights

    Apr 6, 2015, 8:14 am By timothy
    HughPickens.com (3830033) writes "David Knowles reports at Bloomberg that former Hewlett-Packard CEO and potential 2016 presidential candidate Carly Fiorina called out Apple CEO Tim Cook as a hypocrite for criticizing Indiana and Arkansas over their Religious…
  • Swiss Launch of Apple Watch Hit By Patent Issue

    Apr 5, 2015, 1:30 pm By timothy
    wabrandsma points out this Reuters story, according to which: Apple is not able to launch its new smartwatch in Switzerland until at least the end of this year because of an intellectual property rights issue, Swiss broadcaster RTS reported on its website. The…
  • Apple Posts Guided Tours of the Features and Functions of the Apple Watch

    Apr 4, 2015, 11:35 am By timothy
    MojoKid writes Wondering if Apple Watch is going to be worth the money? Well, that depends on several factors, including price, features, and how eager you are to jump into the smartwatch category at this point. To help tackle the latter two, Apple has posted…
  • Apple Extends Its Trade-In Program

    Mar 30, 2015, 1:10 pm By samzenpus
    Mark Wilson writes "Earlier in the month it was reveal that Apple was about to start offering gift cards as part of a trade-in program for people buying new a new iPhone. The updated program has now gone live so you can take your old Apple device, or non-Apple…
  • If You Want To Buy an Apple Watch In-Store, You'll Need a Reservation

    Mar 30, 2015, 9:34 am By samzenpus
    An anonymous reader writes "Good news for those of you thinking of buying an Apple watch but were concerned the experience wouldn't feel exclusive enough. According to MacRumors there will be no walk-in sales the first few weeks of launch. Instead, you'll have…
  • Is the Apple Watch a Useful Medical Device? (Video)

    Mar 26, 2015, 2:18 pm By Roblimo
    Let's kill the suspense right away by answering the title question, 'Probably not.' For one thing, according to interviewee Alfred Poor, the Apple Watch is in no way linked to the Apple Research Kit. Dr. Poor is editor of the Health Tech Insider website, so he…
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