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Desk 01 is one of the smartest yet simplest desks we’ve seen

You know the old saying: “Give a man a router, and he’ll turn a piece of wood into a perfectly-designed desk for the iPad-toting Mac user”?<p>Or was it “Give a man a router and he’ll set up a wireless network in your home office”?<p>No, wait, it was “Offer a man a router, and he’ll be forced to infer …

Apple vs. Google: A world view on the mobile gaming war

Mobile platforms are taking over the world, and nothing gets more downloads or makes more money on iOS and Android than video games.<p>Google’s and Apple’s software platforms have enabled developers of all sizes to get their products in front of customers around the world. This benefits the people …

Chop your veggies like Jony Ive with this wooden MacBook Pro cutting board

In the past, we’ve seen at least one madman use his iPad as a cutting board. While the guy was clearly senile, it does raise an interesting point: the design of many Apple products, from the iPad to the Mac, look like they might have been inspired by cutting boards in Jony Ive’s kitchen.<p>If you’d …

Pioneer Discusses CarPlay, Apple And More In Recent Interview

Pioneer recently sat down to discuss its working relationship with Apple, CarPlay-compatible aftermarket products, and future development of the …

Southeast Asia May be Apple’s Next Hot Market

- Apr 25, 2014<p>iPhone sales have doubled in the most recent quarter in Southeast Asia, as status-conscious consumers are buying Apple products in …

Wirelessly charge your iPhone 5 with the WiQiQi i5 charger [Deals]

Charging cords get caught or tripped on all the time. It’s time to eliminate the tangled mess and start charging with a hassle free wireless alternative – and the <b>WiQiQi wireless charger</b> offers a new era of powering up your iPhone.<p>And this tiny little powerhouse – the receiver is smaller than a …

Nike seeking to expand software partnership with Apple following shutdown of wearable tech division

Earlier this week, it was revealed that Nike was winding down its wearable technology efforts with the intention of focusing on fitness software, such as thhe Nike+ Running app seen above. Today Nike CEO Mark Parker told CNBC (clip below) that the company is looking to expand its partnerships with …

Nike President on Fuelband News: We're Excited for a Future With Apple

Nike President and CEO Mark Parker has added fuel to rumors on Friday that the company's Fuelband software could end up in the Apple iWatch.<p>In an …

Nike CEO is ‘excited’ about partnering with Apple for possible iWatch

When Nike announced it was shutting down its FuelBand division and exiting the hardware business, many speculated that the company would be teaming up with Apple for the long-awaited iWatch.<p>Nike didn’t exactly do much to cool the rumors either — issuing a statement that claimed the two companies …

Tim Cook

Hints of Touch ID Support for iPad Found in iOS 7.1 Code

Since the release of the iPhone 5s last September, most observers have expected that the Touch ID fingerprint feature will be making its way into the iPad lineup as Apple is able ramp up production on the sensors, so it is no surprise that KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo earlier this month …

iPhone 6 concept w/ 5.7″ screen, 3D stereo camera, new features

Yet another iPhone 6 concept. This one, posted by Mindspi Vision, imagines an illuminated bezel, home button, and Apple logo on the back, a 3D stereo camera with optical zoom, an all aluminum body, and a 5.7-inch display. A full video of the renders below:

Apple and Samsung will go into overtime to address key patent issue in court

Apple and Samsung will get a little more time in court than originally planned, after a California judge said both sides should be able to present additional evidence clarifying the wording associated with one of Apple's patents.<p>Earlier in the day, the two companies concluded the evidence portion …

Apple Fixes FaceTime on Older Versions of OS X, iOS 6 Still Not Working

Apple tonight released an update for FaceTime on OS X [Direct Link], which resolves connections issues and is recommended for all FaceTime users currently running OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. The connection issues are presumably related to the problems reported last week which affected both older …

Latest iPhone 6 concepts incorporate the more persistent rumored features

Martin Hajek has been busy again, following his earlier iPod Nano-inspired and schematic-prompted concepts for the iPhone 6. Commissioned by French site <i>NWE</i>, his latest designs incorporate the more persistent rumors: a rounded profile, power button moved from the top to the right (for easier use …

Apple Working With Nike On iWatch?

Apple is said to be working closely with Nike on its upcoming wearable fitness band and smartwatch hybrid.<p>Details are slight - as are firm sources - …

iOS 7.1.1 Released: Bug Fixes, Security Improvements, and New Labels for Apps with In-App Purchases

Apple released iOS 7.1.1 yesterday, the latest update to the iPad and iPhone operating system. This update to iOS brings bug fixes and some security enhancements. It also has improvements to the Touch ID feature for iPhone – which is expected to come to this year’s iPad models.<p>Another interesting …

New iOS 7.1 Code Indicates That Siri Could be on Her Way to The Apple TV

- Apr 23, 2014<p>Code found within the iOS 7.1 SDK suggests that Siri may be headed to the Apple TV sometime in the future. Siri is likely destined for …

Siri Could Be Coming to Apple TV

"Siri, play <i>Game of Thrones</i>."<p>This could soon be a reality, according to recent reports that suggest Apple may be bringing its digital assistant to the …

Pioneer brings Apple CarPlay to Australian dashboards - Roadshow

Pioneer has announced that it will be the first after-market manufacturer to bring Apple CarPlay functionality to the dashboards of Australian cars …

Apple earnings: $46B in revenue, 43 million iPhones sold

Apple had a very good second quarter. The company reported earnings Wednesday that surpassed both Wall Street expectations and Apple’s internal …

What Apps Will Look Like On The 4.7-Inch iPhone 6

In the past, when Apple has grown the screen of an iOS device — for example, with the transition from the iPhone 4s to the iPhone 5 — Apple has taken pains to keep the pixel density the same. The Retina Display on the iPhone 5 is 326 pixels per inch, just like the iPhone 4s. This makes it easier …

Ex-Apple Genius reveals 8 ways to extend your iPhone battery

Battery drain has always been one of smartphone users' biggest bugbears. Former Apple Genius Bar worker Scotty Loveless offers tips on how to extend the iPhone's battery life<p>Battery drain has always been one of smartphone users' biggest bugbears, and since the launch of Apple's iOS 7.1 mobile …

Fickle teens love Apple more than ever, survey shows

The last time teenagers were consistent was the first time teenagers were consistent.<p>Their winds of change rarely abate and their judgments are as instant as the worst coffee.<p>Yet they seem to have a weird thing for Apple.<p>Piper Jaffray's Taking Stock With Teens report for spring 2014 told us about …

Apple scores 100% clean energy score in Greenpeace cloud report

Google scored fairly well, with 34% of their data centers running on green power. This includes YouTube, the Play Store, Gmail, and all of the other …

Review roundup: Is Office for iPad worth ninety-nine bucks a year?

The iPad edition of Microsoft Office has been a long-time coming. This was, it now seems clear, no accident: Microsoft wanted to attempt to boost sales of its ill-fated Surface tablet by pointing to the lack of Office software on the iPad.<p>Now that the company has accepted the inevitable, that most …

Apple Patents Headphones That Recognize When You’re Speaking And Tune For Better Audio Quality

Apple has a new patent application for a tech that could improve the design of its pre-packaged iOS device headphones, AppleInsider has found. The new patent describes earbuds with a built-in mic that could automatically detect user voice activity, and then tune a series of built-in mics to …

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference starts on June 2nd

The 2014 edition of Apple's perennially overbooked Worldwide Developers Conference will take place at San Francisco's Moscone West convention center between the 2nd and 6th of June. Apple promises to enlighten developers about the future of iOS and OS X, offering them "the latest tools and …

Making the case for a large Apple 'iPad Pro'

If Apple doesn't build a large, professional tablet, then the Android and the Windows camps will. Oh wait, they <i>already are</i> building them.<p>Samsung has the Android-powered 12.2-inch Galaxy Note Pro and HP has the 13.3-inch Spectre x2 Windows tablet, among other large tablets. These are aimed squarely …