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Apple Expanding North Carolina Data Center Once Again

Apple is expanding its Maiden, North Carolina data center again according to permits filed with Catawba County, reports <i>The Hickory Daily Record</i>. The plans say the additional data center building will cover 14,246 square feet with walls 25 feet tall, made of precast concrete wall panels along steel …

What Would an Apple Store Have Looked Like in The '70s?

What would an Apple Store have looked like in the 1970s? Would it have resembled a waterbed or a hot tub store? That’s the question that a report …

Paper, an all new way to read Facebook on your iPhone, is coming Feb. 3

From the video and the early press images we can see, Paper looks to be a beautifully designed application. Of course, it was spearheaded by Mike …

Apple’s New Ad Shows The iPad Being Used To Write A Living Human Poem [Video]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiyIcz7wUH0<p>During the NFL playoff game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Carolina Panthers today, Apple has posted a new advertisement for the iPad, emphasing their tablet’s creative powers and the iPad’s ability to inspire and create.<p>The tagline is “What will …

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Apple Debuts New iPad Ad 'Your Verse' - Real Users Stories

Apple has debuted a new television ad for the iPad this weekend, running during the NFL Playoffs. The spot shows the iPad being used in a variety of …

U.S. Movie Theater Has Siri Tell Its Audience To Turn Off Their Phones

Ad By Carbon Ads<p>Toby Wellington | Friday, January 10th, 2014<p>Movie theaters often come up with clever ads to remind audiences they should turn their …

Samsung reportedly testing new phone interface with light fonts and pastel gradients

Samsung's interface aesthetic seems to morph with every iteration of its flagship Galaxy, and if a set of leaked screenshots are to be believed, the upcoming Galaxy S5 is to be no exception. Renowned leaker Evleaks tweeted a trio of images depicting a Samsung user interface unlike any we've seen …

Hell Freezes Over in Linux Land as Red Hat Makes Nice With Its Clone

Hell has frozen over in the world of Linux, the open source operating system that runs so many of the machines that underpin today's online …

Microsoft Says Windows Phone Is Outselling iPhone… In Fantasyland

The iPhone 5c is not a cheap phone. In fact, it costs $549 without a contract. Apple has 0% share of the sub-$400 “budget” smartphone market by sole dint of the fact it doesn’t sell a budget iPhone.<p>But hey, don’t let that get in the way of Microsoft trying to claim they are outselling the iPhone in …

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Ryan Seacrest’s Startup Sued By Blackberry For Putting A BlackBerry Keyboard On iPhone

Last month, we told you about a new startup called Typo Keyboard that’s backed and co-founded by TV/radio personality Ryan Seacrest. The story behind it was that Seacrest was so frustrated with the iPhone’s lack of a physical keyboard that he decided to personally invest $1 million in a solution.<p>We …

Google-owned Bump and Flock announce January 31st shutdown, app store removal

<b>From 9to5Google</b>:<p>With the acquisition of the company in September, Bump and Flock CEO and co-founder David Lieb quietly announced last night that both apps were shutting down effective January 31st. According to a brief blog post on the Bump site, Lieb says his team is “deeply focused on our new …

The Entire Year In Apple, In One Beautifully Designed Infographic [Timeline]

There are more than a few people who would claim that not much happened with Apple in 2013. After all, they spent the first six months of the year without releasing a single product, didn’t they?<p>Maybe that’s true, but in actuality, 2013 was one of the most exciting years in the Apple space in …

Veteran Apple ad man Ken Segall praises holiday ad – says Apple still thinking differently

Ken Segall, the ad exec behind Apple’s <i>Think Different</i> campaign, and the man who put the i into iMac, has praised Apple’s new holiday ad, saying that it shows Apple is still thinking differently.<p>This ad is a holiday card from Cupertino. It lines up perfectly with the values Apple has communicated …

Apple vs. Samsung advertising: Real life vs. really awkward

Last week Apple released "Misunderstood", which showed a disconnected boy at the periphery of his family, and how Apple products like the iPhone 5s …

New Nokia Ad Claims iPad Users Ignore Their Dogs

Nokia has taken aim at the iPad before. Just last month, we reported on a somewhat Freudian ad for the Lumia 2520 which showed a male iPad user unable to connect with the fairer sex because of the “shortcomings” of his chosen tablet.<p>If that wasn’t enough to get you to drop your Apple products …

The iOS 7 Jailbreak Is Out, But Here’s Why You Should Wait To Install

Christmas came early this morning for jailbreakers who have been waiting for iOS 7 to be cracked. Today the Evad3rs, the same group of hackers behind the iOS 6 jailbreak, released the full iOS 7 untethered jailbreak to everyone’s surprise.<p>Evasi0n7 is available now for free, but here’s why you …

iOS 7 jailbreak installs pirate App Store if your device language is Chinese (updates)

<b>(Updates below)</b><p>This morning, the evad3rs released the first public iOS 7 jailbreak. At the time, it seemed like something was off because other key members of the community had not been informed of the upcoming release. For instance, Jay Freeman (@Saurik on Twitter) had not been notified and as …

AirWeb, A Remote Controlled Web Browser For Apple TV

AirWeb is web browser for your Apple TV. It uses your iPhone or iPad as a control and shows the results on the big screen via AirPlay, letting you quickly browse to any site using your multitouch screen.<p>You know hellish it is to watch somebody else browse the web as they double-click links and …

Steve Ballmer Admits Microsoft’s Successes Are In The Past

Part of Steve Jobs’ genius was his ability to find just the right words to explain why whatever Apple product he was unveiling was so “insanely great” you had to rush out and buy it at that very moment.<p>Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer never had that gift, but his final interview before stepping …

Ultimate Destruction: 127 iPhones Crushed In 3 Minutes by Russian Anti-Counterfeit Team

If you like epic scenes of destruction and carnage, this is for you. 127 iPhones getting crushed in under 3 minutes is quite a sight, but don’t worry …

Who Wants a Video Tour of Apple’s Secret Design Studio?

Ever wanted to take a tour of Apple’s secret Industrial Design studio in Cupertino? Now you can — a virtual one, anyway — just for writing a review of my new book about Jony Ive. It doesn’t even have to be a good review!<p>Located on the ground floor of Infinite Loop II behind frosted glass windows, …

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iPhone 5c Appeals To Former Android Users

Despite being significantly outsold by the iPhone 5s in many territories, the less-expensive iPhone 5c appeals to former Android users entering the Apple ecosystem for the first time, according to figures released by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.<p>“Almost half of iPhone 5c owners switched from …

Apple Officially Buys 3D Sensor Company Behind Original Xbox Kinect

Remember the rumblings about Apple acquiring PrimeSense, the Israel-based company behind the 3D motion tracking in the original Xbox Kinect? It turns out that the rumor is true, as Apple has officially confirmed the buyout.<p>Reports dating back to this summer have said Apple and PrimeSense were in …

Apple’s New Ad Campaign Shows “Life On iPad”

It’s sometimes easy to forget just what a paradigm shift the tablet computer — and specifically the iPad — represents. Well, Phil Schiller just reminded us by tweeting a link to Apple’s latest “Life on iPad” campaign.<p>Amazing stories of “Life on iPad” http://t.co/SMunkeZwOm— Philip Schiller …

iPad mini 2 review

In 2012 Apple took the year-old 9.7-inch iPad 2, condensed it down to 7.9 inches, and re-launched it as the new iPad mini. Every inch an iPad, yet …

The Obama Administration Has Been Secretly Moving To Make iPhone Unlocking Illegal

It was only six months ago that the White House officially went on record saying that they thought cell phone unlocking should be legalized. The statement was issued in response to a 114,000+ signature petition, which rightfully argued that if you have paid off a device on-contract, it should …

Report profiles Apple’s pioneering clean energy projects in North Carolina [photos]

GigaOM today published a lengthy piece on the state of the solar and fuel cell farm installations that Apple has been building in North Carolina in recent years.<p>After a visit to the 100-acre, 20 megawatt (MW) solar farm, 10MW fuel cell farm, and another 20 MW solar panel farm situated close to …

‘4,000 Lattes To Go Please’: How Steve Jobs Made the First Ever iPhone Prank Call

Whenever I watch the iPhone keynote, I always wonder what happened to the Starbucks barista who was on the receiving end of the prank call Steve Jobs …

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