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U2 has a new album, and if you have an iTunes account, you already own it. Apple dropped a few big pieces of news today, including the unveiling of the "bigger than bigger" iPhone 6, the anticipated Watch and the news that not only has U2 dropped a brand new album, titled Songs of Innocence, but it's already in the iTunes libraries of all 500 million+ iTunes customers worldwide, just waiting to be downloaded (for free).
The internet has been all aflutter lately since news got around that naked photos of various female celebrities were circulating online due to the efforts of a hacker. How exactly did this happen? At least some of the blame seems to be pointed toward iCloud, Apple's online storage service. Apple says they've done an investigation on the matter, and they're now claiming that iCloud itself wasn't breached.
Jimmy Kimmel shows the world that we are more corporate obsessed than informed on making good decisions in his latest prank video. People on the street are interviewed and asked their opinion on the new Apple watch, and they love it. The hilarious part?
The next generation of iPhones are rumored to be bigger than you’re used to. If the rumors are indeed true, your iPhone 6 will come in one of two sizes: 4.7 inches or 5.5 inches measured diagonally. Yes you read that right, the rumor is Apple is bringing not one but two different models of the iPhone to market supposedly this September...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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?
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.
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?
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.