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
With introduction of two iPhones last year, Apple looked togain groundin overseas markets like China. Now, hours after the announcement of itsnext round of phones, the folks in Cupertino are facing issues getting the new wares to parts of Asia.
Though Apple hasn't necessarily gone "thermonuclear" as Steve Jobs famously promised, the folks over at 1 Infinite Loop have been unapologetically fierce and aggressive about protecting their intellectual property, especially as it pertains to iOS.
Now that the dust from the launch of Apple's new iPhones has started to settle, it's time to wade into the fray one more time. It's been just about a year since the folks from Cupertino trotted out the iPad Air, and now it's going to show off its next-generation model -- along with a handful of other updated goodies -- at a big media event at its corporate headquarterson October 16.
Sam Baxter, an attorney who represented Samsung in the past, said, " They never met a patent they didn’t think they might like to use, no matter who it belongs to ... I represented [the Swedish telecommunications company] Ericsson, and they couldn’t lie if their lives depended on it, and I represented Samsung and they couldn’t tell the truth if their lives depended on it.
Late Friday, Apple and Google announced that they settled all their patent lawsuits . This is a nice thaw in the companies' relationship, but it doesn't mean Apple's legal war against Android is done. Apple and Google subsidiary Motorola were in lawsuits against each other. Apple is still fighting Samsung, which is the main (last?) battle against Android. That might be about to change.
Twelve South's HoverBar is one of those accessories that seems bizarre until you use it for the first time, and then you understand just how useful it can be. Now the company has unveiled the HoverBar 3 , retailing at US$99.99. In today's video review, I'll take a look at the HoverBar 3 -- and then you have an opportunity to win one of your very own.
Over the weekend, U2 frontman Bono sat down for an interview with Dave Fanning on the Irish radio station 2FM where the two discussed a wide range of topics. While the interview mostly centered on the band's new album, Bono took some time to touch on a few Apple related items.
And if there's one thing Bono isn't, it's boring.
BloombergBusinessweek over the weekend published their full-length interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook. The full interview contains a number of interesting tidbits that, for whatever reason, didn't make it into the print version of the story.
While most of us are totally shocked by the news that Apple is late stage talks to buy Beats audio for $3.2 billion, there's one person who saw it coming — music industry insider Bob Lefsetz . Sort of. In what appears to be a fluke thing, Lefsetz made an April Fool's joke that Apple was buying Beats.
Just days after reports circulated that SoftBank waslooking to nab DreamWorksso it could tap into the movie biz, the company is investing elsewhere. Today, the Japanese outfit announced that it's forming a "strategic partnership" with another film studio:Legendary Entertainment.
Ask professors about important physics lectures, and they'll probably point you toward Richard Feynman's famous 1964 talks. They led to one of the most popular physics books ever (over 1.5 million English copies sold) and helped generations understand concepts like quantum mechanics.
In the tablet department, Apple is expected to debut new iPad Air and iPad mini models with improved performance, faster internet connectivity, and the Touch ID fingerprint sensor found on the iPhone.Here’s what we’d like to see:Apple Pay currently solves problems for people who regularlywith credit cards, but it doesn't address merchants that don’t or can't accept credit cards.
If you thoughtGionee's Elife S5.5was ridiculously thin, you'd better hold on to your hat. China has certified an upcoming Android handset from the company, codenamed theGN9005, that reportedly measures 5mm (0.2in) thick; that's half a centimeter less than the wafer-like Elife S5.5, and possibly the thinnest smartphone to date.
Twitter filed a lawsuit against the United States government on Tuesday, seeking to ease restrictions on public disclosures of how often the company receives requests for user data from government agencies.
Ten bucks -- that's what many on-demand music streaming services likeRhapsodyandSpotifycost per month. But -- according toRecode--Apple thinks $10 is too damn high, so it's already talking to music labels in an effort to bringBeat Music'sprice down and entice users to choose it over its rivals.
Gadget nerds, bloggers, rumormongers, analysts, tech pundits, Samsung's design and engineering teams... all eyes in the tech world will be on Apple this week.
It's the eve of Apple's long-awaited Fall 2014 event. All of my friends, even the non-geeky ones, are eagerly awaiting the announcements from this event-especially the poor guy who's still rocking an iPhone 3GS.
Twitter has been publishing whatbits of infoit's allowed to concerning national security requests for some time now, but the social media feed wants the ability to publishthe whole thing. Today, the outfitfiled a lawsuitaiming to get approval to post its entire transparency report.