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Apple Removes The Blockchain Bitcoin App From Online Store
Apple has taken down the most popular bitcoin wallet app from its App Store. In a move that has some questioning motive, the company has removed Blockchain from the store. Although you can still use the app on your iOS devices, you won’t be able to get updates. No reason was given for the takedown, according to Blockchain CEO Nicolas Cary.
3 Commercials That Inspire You To Live Life With Technology
Within the last month three huge technology companies have released inspirational ads. Not just tug at the heartstring affairs, either. These are about how technology is affected our world, and our personal lives. There’s nothing new about the idea, as companies often try to get us to believe we need to have whatever gadget or gizmo they’re selling.
iPhone 5C Pre-Order And iPhone 5S Coming Soon: Videos And Details
The iPhone 5C is not only the most colorful line of iPhones to date, but it's also affordably priced, with the 16GB version starting at $99 and the 32GB set for $199. For those in the market for an iPhone featuring top speed and security, there's the iPhone 5S, which boasts an A7 chip and the new Touch ID technology, which will make iPhone passcodes and passwords a thing of the past for unlocking your device and approving purchases from iTunes or the App Store.
iPads, iPods And MacBooks Among Apple's Black Friday Sale Items
It's not often you see major items on sale at Apple, but Black Friday hasn't gone ignored by the popular computer and portable device brand. In the market for an iPad? What about an iPod or one of those new iPad Minis? The prices have been reduced on some of these items for a one-day-only sale that's happening on Apple's website and at retail stores.
Apple's iPad Mini Available For Pre-Order This Week
As anticipated, Apple unveiled their latest gadget today. The handheld iPad mini will be available for pre-order later this week, arriving just in time to give Microsoft's new Surface tablet a healthy dose of competition. Of course, the Surface is a full-size tablet and the big draw of the mini, besides the reduced price by comparison to the iPad, is the size.
iPhone 5 Will Be Thinner And Lighter
Apple didn’t officially announce the release of its iPhone 5 until this morning, but given how popular its predecessors have been, we all knew it would come at some point. Consequently, what was far more interesting about Apple executive Phil Schiller’s speech today wasn’t the phone’s existence but instead all of the specifics it will offer.
Woman Claims Chris Brown Stole Her iPhone
The Miami Beach Police Department is an investigating a woman’s claim that Chris Brown stole her iPhone near a local nightclub. The twenty-four year old told police she was outside hotspot Cameo when she noticed Brown walking toward his Bentley. She followed him and was in the process of snapping a picture on her cell when he grabbed the phone from her and reportedly said, “Bitch, you ain’t gonna put that on no website.”
Blackberry Creator RIM's Stock Continues To Drop
What’s worst about the latest RIM share decrease today is that the price per share has fallen below its “book value”, essentially the difference between a company’s assets and liabilities. So, investors aren’t very confident in RIM’s abilities to make money, particularly with the Blackberry. Are they just hesitant to go through the tough times with the company, or are people looking to abandon a sinking ship?
Designer Wants To Copyright Steve Jobs Tribute Logo
You might have seen an interesting tribute alteration of the Apple logo featuring the silhouette of Steve Jobs. But then again, maybe you’ve seen three of them – because there’s been three guys that have all created similar designs recently. Now, one of them is claiming that he should own the copyright to the design. Despite the fact that Apple still owns the logo, and Steve Jobs’ estate probably wouldn’t be so keen on his ownership either.
Apple's Stock Is Up, But Is The iPhone 4S A Winner?
Despite mixed reactions to the latest installment of the iPhone, it isn’t stopping people from flocking to the Apple store in droves to pick up the iPhone 4S. Apple’s having a good day today, with the stock bumped up 3.3%, bringing it to a new high. Did you get an iPhone 4S and if so, are you happy with it?
Apple Founder Steve Jobs Died Today Of Cancer
Entrepreneur, inventor and technological pioneer Steve Jobs lost his battle with pancreatic cancer today. The former CEO of Apple announced that he had cancer back in 2004 and has been fighting it since. Unfortunately, reports are stating that Jobs died today.
iPhone 4S Siri Demo Video: See The iPhone Voice Activated Personal Assistant In Action
If Apple has built Siri as well as they build all their other products, this might be the first voice-recognition software that's actually useful, and really could change the way you use your phone-- the possibilities truly seem endless. But is an update like Siri enough, given that the basic design of the phone hasn't changed, and other upgrades people were hoping for
Apple Announces The iPhone 4S, Pre-Order It This Friday, No iPhone 5 Yet
The good news is, the new iPhone has been announced! There’s also good news for Sprint subscribers who have been hoping for an iPhone. The less than exciting news is that, rather than an iPhone 5, Apple is releasing the iPhone 4S, which has some upgraded features to the previously released iPhone 4, including a better camera. On the bright side, if you've been waiting for a new phone, pre-ordering starts this Friday!
Apple Security Guards Pose As Cops, Get SFPD In Hot Water
It seems the long arm of Apple's Law has caused a bit of a kerfuffle at the San Francisco Police Department, following the shady search of a Bernal Heights home for an iPhone 5 prototype that went missing back in July. It turns out that two of the four plainclothes officers weren't police officers at all. They were Apple security.