January 28, 2010 |
After months of speculation over what Apple would call its latest sacred touch-screen device (iSlate? iTablet?), the company revealed Tuesday that it had opted to go with iPad. Boyfriends everywhere promptly refuse to purchase it unless they could simultaneously buy some really manly products, like shaving cream and batteries. Are You There God? It's Me , Steve Jobs. Business Insider declared the name "terrible," with one columnist writing that he'd heard rumors of the name...
September 6, 2012 |
Yet another report has surfaced indicating that Apple won't be releasing a new Apple television device this year, or for the foreseeable future. The new device allegedly mixed the innovation and developer enthusiasm of Apple's App Store for iOS devices with the current pay-TV subscription cable and satellite services. However to accomplish success, Apple needs to forge partnerships with both the media companies that produce popular TV content as well as an alliance with a...
December 21, 2012 |
E-commerce is so last year. This holiday season, nearly one in five holiday shoppers played Santa on a new device — their phones. Stores may remember 2012 as the breakthrough year for mobile with several major retailers reporting huge jumps in their sales made through smartphone devices this season. With three shopping days left in the season, Wal-Mart already expects mobile to drive 40 percent of its online holiday traffic. eBay reports that one in every three shoppers use...
December 12, 2011 |
The honeymoon period for the Kindle Fire appears to be drawing to a close as reports of customer complaints about the device's Web browsing, touchscreen and other features have surfaced after the initial excitement about the tablet's low, low price. To address some of those concerns, Amazon is planning to push out an update to its Kindle Fire user interface in the next two weeks, the New York Times reported . The company has already updated the software for its tablet a couple of times, promising improvements...
March 7, 2012 |
The new iPad may be the product that's grabbing the most headlines after Apple's Wednesday media event in San Francisco. But it wasn't the only announcement that the Cupertino, Calif.-based company made. Apple also unveiled a new version of Apple TV, which will hit stores March 16 at a price of $99. The device will feature high-definition video, which is known in geek speak as "1080p. " This version of the product has a simpler, icon-based interface that Apple says makes it easier to use than ever...
October 4, 2009 |
Here are some stories you might have missed this week. LED lightbulb puts out equivalent of 60 watt bulb, uses only 6 watts Oh yes you can bike to the beach with your surfboard Mighty Mouse 2: Apple planning to upgrade its ill-fated mouse? Apple?s new marketing campaign targets toddlers, kindergarteners New device brings wireless Internet to boats