The legal dispute between Apple and Proview continues to rage on in China. If you need a quick refresher, Proview claim that they hold the rights to the “iPad” name in mainland China, while Apple says they purchased the full rights some years ago. A legal tussle ensued, and so far the whole thing has Read The Full Story
Expectations continue to grow that next month's WWDC will reveal public transit directions are finally coming to Apple's Maps app in iOS 9. In the three years since Apple ditched Google as its map data supplier and debuted its own mapping service with iOS 6, Apple 's offering has been useless to those who commute by bus, subway, or train.
The onscreen keyboards on our mobile devices work great, but for those of us who are touch typists or those who prefer the feel of physical keys when they need to do a lot of writing, a Bluetooth keyboard is obviously the way to go. The latest keyboard that I’ve had the opportunity to test is the ZAGG Pocket keyboard. Let’s take it for a spin. Note: Images can be clicked to view a larger size.
The Apple Watch is a great device, but it's not for everyone. You can read our full, detailed review of the Apple Watch here . You can also check out the handy graphic below to quickly learn everything you need to know about the Apple Watch. It's a quick guide to help you determine if you should buy one or not.
HONG KONG — The Segway scooter, the punch line of countless jokes about overhyped gadgets since its invention more than a decade ago, may get the last laugh: On Wednesday, a Chinese company that makes a similar vehicle said that it planned to buy the scooter’s maker.
Apple has offered the Nest thermostat on its virtual store shelves and in some of its retail locations for three years now. The Nest thermostat first landed on the Apple Store online back in May of 2012. Apple has removed the Nest thermostat from its online store, at least for now.
Now that the Apple Watch is arriving for customers around the world, and all the dust from the unboxing madness is beginning to settle, it's time to talk about some of the smaller, overlooked details of the new device's launch.
This sounds like something out of a movie, but it is real. Scientists have announced that they have fully sequenced the entire genome of a wooly mammoth. A team of international scientists sequenced the genome in an attempt to help determine why these massive creatures died out.
The folks in Redmond are hard at work putting the finishing touches onWindows 10, and in the process Microsoft is retooling individual apps, too. Today, the company announced that key productivity features in the Office 365 Outlook app would be available on Outlook.com as well -- with a key addition beingClutter.
A year after Applefirst announced it, you can finally buy products based onHomeKit. Lutron and Insteon have products available now, while others like Elgato, Ecobee and iHome are bringing accessories soon. That means you'll be be able to build a HomeKit system with programmable lights, plugs, energy and climate sensors, thermostats and more.
Over the last few decades, Europe’s regulators have challenged the practices of some of the titans of American technology, including Microsoft, Intel and now Google, Vindu Goel, Quentin Hardy and Mark Scott report.And despite years of legal wrangling and in some cases, multibillion-dollar fines, the companies have conducted their businesses virtually unchanged.Microsoft paid $3.
HTC is serious with making more money after revenue fell down by 40% a couple of months ago. The company has a number of monetization plans including building apps where ads can be injected. Another effort is adding advertisements into the BlinkFeed Android news reader which can be annoying for some users.
Northrop Grumman has been toying with the idea of sending an inflatable aircraft to Venus sinceat least 2013 (PDF). Now the company feels it's ready to turn its concept into a real vessel. According toSpaceNews, Northrop Grumman is planning to enter its Venus Atmospheric Maneuverable Platform (VAMP) aircraft into NASA's New Frontiers competition slated to begin on October 1st.
Eight years ago Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone to the world, and the world changed. Apple didn't invent the smartphone, but they certainly started the craze. Eight years on, we're having a look at how this quintessential smart device has evolved - where it's been, what it's meant to the industry, and where it's about to go. As always, the next step is the most important for us.
When I travel, I have several gadgets I bring with me. For the past few years I have been using a beat-up backpack I purchased a decade ago, before tablets and smartphones were commonplace. While my old backpack got the job done, it wasn’t built to organize and contain today’s modern devices.
Samsung's very own mobile payment service, Samsung Pay , is set to launch in September instead of July. Even if Samsung Wallet ceased operations last June 30 , the company wasn't quick to debut the replacement but rather just the trial service launched in South Korea.The trial service started last July 15 for some customers in the country.
Starting in the fall, iPhone and iPad owners will notice yet another new Apple app on their iPhone called News . It's a curated-news service that serves up stories and media from various news organizations and packages them into a beautiful magazine-style interface. The idea isn't revolutionary.
SEATTLE— Looking at Microsoft’s sprawling product line and 118,000 or so employees, it’s easy to forget that the company started with one modest product made by two ambitious people.In early April, one of those two people, Paul Allen, offered a reminder of Microsoft’s humble origins when he posted a photograph on Twitter commemorating the company’s 40th anniversary.