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Apple Offers USB Power Adapter Takeback Program

Apple has announced a USB power adapter takeback program (as spotted by 9to5Mac) in the wake of recent reports suggesting that some third-party adapters could cause safety issues.<p>Starting August 16, Apple users with concerns about their USB power adapters can drop them off at an Apple retail store …

An in-depth look at fingerprint sensor technology amid ‘iPhone 5S’ rumors

As this fall approaches, both rumors and actual evidence have pointed to the next iPhone’s marquee feature being a fingerprint sensor for authentication purposes. We previously provided iOS 7-based evidence and information regarding Apple’s work on implementing a fingerprint sensor in future …

Global tablet shipments slow; lack of new iPad blamed

Global tablet sales slowed during the second quarter, and Apple's decision not to release a new iPad may be the reason why.<p>After 49.2 million tablets were shipped during this year's first quarter, only 45.1 million were shipped during the second quarter, a period Apple has typically used to launch …

Budget iPhone - Apple's best or worst idea?

Techradar asks: is a "budget" device the right move for Apple, or will it taint its premium image?<p>Rumours have been circulating about the 'budget iPhone', or mid-market smartphone Apple is planning to launch. Some have suggested it will have a more colourful design than its higher-end equivalent, …

Apple Seeks Patent on Fused Glass Enclosures for Use on iPhones, iPads, iPods, Displays, and Televisions

Apple last week filed for a European patent (via <i>Patently Apple</i>) on methods for fusing glass pieces together to create various types of glass enclosures for a number of products. While the patent application specifically addresses the general concept of such devices, examples and drawings included …

Apple’s iPhone charger take-back program is genius PR—and it may even boost the bottom line

It wasn’t too long ago that a scandal like the Chinese woman who was killed by a faulty, probably counterfeit iPhone charger would have been met with total silence by Apple, a notoriously close-lipped company whose crisis management playbook was usually to stonewall as long as possible, then …

Apple’s iTunes streams satisfaction, beating out Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and HBO GO

It’s pretty impressive to win a streaming media popularity contest when you aren’t actually streaming. But Apple has accomplished that impressive feat with iTunes, beating out movie and TV streaming media competitors like Netflix for top customer satisfaction honors in a recent study.<p>Mainly by …

The New York Times Blasts Amazon for Being an E-Book Bully

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>As the legal battle over Apple's e-book price fixing continues, <i>The New York Times</i> suggested in a …

ITC Rules In Favor Of Apple, Bans Older Samsung Devices For Patent Infringement

The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has ruled in favor of Apple today by finding Samsung guilty of patent infringement in two cases. This marks the ITC’s final ruling from the original complaint Apple filed against Samsung back in 2011, reports FOSS Patents. Apple won a decisive …

Commission rules Samsung infringed Apple's patents

The International Trade Commission Friday ruled that Samsung had infringed on patents owned by Apple relating to its iPhones.<p>Apple scored another victory in its ongoing legal battle with smartphone competitor Samsung.<p>The International Trade Commission ruled Friday that Samsung had violated two of …

Next iPhone tipped for September 10 unveiling

The summer might be winding down, but iPhone (s aapl) news continues to heat up. According to a report from AllThingsD, Apple is expected to take the …

Circle September 10 on Your Calendar for Apple’s Big iPhone Event

Apple is expected to unveil its next iPhone at a special event on Sept. 10, sources told <b>AllThingsD</b>.<p>D: All Things Digital<p>The launch comes at an …

iPhone 5S to Include Sapphire-Covered Convex Home Button with Fingerprint Sensor?

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has on a number of occasions offered accurate information on Apple's product plans, has issued a new research note indicating that the iPhone 5S may include a sapphire-covered convex home button housing a fingerprint sensor.<p>The iPhone's home button has had a …

Norwegian government blocking Apple from capturing 3D Flyover Maps data in Oslo

<b>Update: From a 9to5mac Reader in Norway:</b><p>Regarding the issues where the Norwegian government is blocking Apple from mapping the capital, Oslo, in 3D: it seems the law that is being sited actually was withdrawn in 2005, but issues with an old computer system in the police department blocks the update …

Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint Unite for Documentary Cautioning Against Texting and Driving

While the Big Four cellular carriers spend a lot of time taking potshots at one another, they have found at least one common cause to unite …

Mobile

Bitcoin developers say critical Android flaw leaves digital wallets vulnerable to theft

In a blog post the developers of Bitcoin have announced the discovery of a critical weakness in Android that leaves Bitcoin wallets subject to theft. The vulnerability affects every Bitcoin wallet app for Android, including popular options like Bitcoin Wallet, blockchain.info wallet, BitcoinSpinner …

Is GoPro in trouble because of Google Glass? Yes. [Video]

I didn’t wear my Glass on the River Raft trip yesterday. Too scared I would go overboard and lose mine. Abraham Williams wasn’t as attached and filmed this on his. Does GoPro have to worry? On the bus yesterday a group of us talked and decided that, yes, GoPro does have to worry.<p>A friend of my …

How Jon Oringer became Silicon Alley's first billionaire

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1002000/1002070_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534406896_bb2a4c396a87ea26ca3db744657350a0<p><b>Jon Oringer, 39, founded 10 companies before he hit on the idea for Shutterstock, the successful stock-photo website that has made him Silicon</b> …

Startups

Target turns to YouTube to reach Millennials

The young girl in T-shirt and shorts paces up and down her dorm room, occasionally stopping to vault herself on top of the bunk bed and then back down again.<p>"Who finished the pizza?" she seems to ask no one in particular. "I did."<p>This Millennial's musings would seem typical of any bored college …

Chinese Woman Suffers Eye Injuries After iPhone 5 Explodes

According to a report from Chinese news outlet <i>Da Lian Evening News</i> [Google Translate] (via <i>ZDNet</i>), a woman in China suffered eye injuries from her iPhone 5 after it exploded while she was on the phone.<p>The woman reportedly felt the device's screen become warm after talking for 40 minutes, and …

iPhone 5S gets glitzy? Sapphire home button, gold option

Gold and sapphire. No, we're not talking about Rolex wristwatches but the iPhone 5S. All rumors of course.<p>The iPhone 5 already has a sapphire lens cover. But the 5S will get a convex sapphire home button too, according to KGI Securities' Ming-Chi Kuo (via 9to5Mac).<p>The reason? Sapphire prevents the …

Twitter could compete with traditional polls in future elections

According to researchers at Indiana University, the link between tweets and votes in political elections could be stronger than once thought. In a study analyzing 537 million tweets from August 2010 —the largest sample of tweets ever accessible to academic researchers — the percentage of votes for …

10 Great Movies With Minimal Dialogue

When Ryan Gosling appeared in Nicolas Winding Refn’s <i>Drive</i> as the brooding, laconic getaway driver and cold-blooded killer in a satin scorpion jacket, …

‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Trailer Promises a Much Darker Fight

<i>The Hunger Games: Catching Fire</i> cast popped up at Comic-Con yesterday and shared a trailer for the sequel that arrives in theaters on November 22. …

The Superman and Batman Movie is Inspired by Frank Miller’s ‘The Dark Knight Returns’

<b>Update:</b><p>It’s looking like a showdown between Supes and Batman, according to Slash Film. The film will pull inspiration from Frank Miller’s <i>The Dark</i> …

Dark Knight Returns

Nicolas Cage: 'People think I'm not in on the joke'

To start with, the thing most often said of Nicolas Cage: he <i>is</i> weird-looking, with constituent parts that don't promise to add up to a movie star. …

Marvel 2013 Comic Con Panel: Loki Takes Over

Marvel 2013 Comic Con Panel - Captain America: The Winter Soldier