Nigel Elton Mathias

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Samsung: Our Next Smartphones Will Have 64-Bit Processors

Following Apple's announcement of the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C on Tuesday, all eyes are on the company's biggest rival, Samsung. It didn't take …

Apple unveils the iPhone 5s, its “most forward-thinking phone yet”

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: Apple<p>After months of rumors and speculation, Apple(s aapl) on Tuesday took the wraps off of two new smartphones, the …

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Trade Commission Says Samsung Violated Apple Patents And Will Block Some Phones From Being Imported To U.S.

Specifically, the ITC said Samsung violates the so-called "Steve Jobs Patent" that covers a lot of the swiping gestures used on touchscreen phones. The ITC also said Samsung violated a patent that has to do with the iPhone's headphone jack.<p>The news comes a few days after President Barack Obama …

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Ashton Kutcher on passing up the opportunity to meet Steve Jobs [video]

Ashton Kutcher, who plays Steve Jobs in the biopic due for U.S. release on August 16th, told Jay Leno that he passed up the opportunity to meet Jobs.<p>Kutcher described Jobs as “the Leonardo da Vinci of our generation,” and says that he will never forget the day that he died …<p>The movie, <i>JOBS</i>, got …

Apple Patents On-Hold Media Sharing, Dual-Sensor Imaging For iPhone, iPad And Mac

Apple has won a couple of patents today from the USPTO (via AppleInsider), and both are very practical advancements of tech that it’s easy to imagine being integrated in upcoming versions of existing devices. One is a camera sensor imaging enhancement that could make its way into both mobile and …

Opera: iOS Still King of Mobile Ads in Q2 2013

It’s been a year since browser-maker Opera extended its series of insightful Internet studies with the introduction of its first State of Mobile Advertising report, and the company today provided its data and conclusions for Q2 2013.<p>The crux of the report is that iOS remains the most dominant …

At Verizon, the iPhone Still Rules

Apple’s iPhone remains the dominant smartphone at Verizon.<p>Reporting second-quarter earnings on Thursday, Verizon said that once again it sold more …

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From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

Chairman Eric Schmidt: Google's Relationship With Apple Has Improved

He praised Apple alongside Google saying, "These are two proud, well-run, different companies."<p>He was talking at the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, where the tech elite gather annually.<p>Google and Apple used to be much closer. Schmidt and Apple's late CEO Steve Jobs knew …

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The founder of the Bose Corporation dies at 83

Again and again, Amar G. Bose changed the way we listen to music.<p>Amar G. Bose wore two very distinct hats, he founded the Bose Corporation in 1964, and was a Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor until 2001. He died on Friday at age 83. Bose was a visionary, an electrical and sound …

Celebrating the App Store’s Fifth Anniversary With Paper Co-Creator Georg Petschnigg

Made With Paper by nunonogueiraferreira<p>When Apple debuted its iPhone App Store on March 6, 2008, the company did so without the flourish typical of …

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Apple Highlights 5 Years Of The App Store For iOS

Later this week, Apple’s App Store for iOS officially turn five years old. The App Store grew from a curiosity in 2008 to one of the dominant destinations to download software in a few years and now contains more than 900,000 apps that have seen more than 50 billion downloads.<p>Yes, there is indeed …

Apple Patents An In-Car Entertainment And Information System With Tactile Feedback

Apple has been granted a patent today (via AppleInsider) for an in-car, touchscreen telematics system that would provide drivers with tactile feedback to help them keep their eyes on the road. It’s a little like taking iOS 7’s new car-specific features to their logical conclusion, by having Apple …

iOS 7 beta 3 released, brings a bundle of bug fixes and improvements

iOS 7 was revealed less than a month ago, and already Apple has pushed out its third beta release for the operating system. Yes, mobile devs, that means you've got a new download coming to you from Cupertino that'll fix a plethora of problems found in beta 2, <i>and</i> add a few improvements as well. The …

There's a Zombie-Like Security Flaw in Almost Every Android Phone

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Almost every Android phone has a big, gaping security weakness, according to the security startup …

See Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs in Uncanny Movie Poster

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iOS 7 beta yields clues about Apple’s new in-car feature

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>After just a brief mention of a new integrated iOS in the Car feature at WWDC last month, the iOS 7 beta is providing more …

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Ashton Kutcher’s Jobs movie gets an official psychedelic poster

<i>Movifone</i> has gotten ahold of a new poster for the upcoming “Jobs” movie starring Ashton Kutcher (via: <i>MacRumors</i>). The poster is incredibly colorful and even somewhat psychedelic. The image carries a new “Some see what’s possible, others change what’s possible” tagline and invites us to “turn on” our …

iOS 7 Installs Hit All-Time High for Beta Software

According to mobile publishing company Onswipe (via <i>TechCrunch</i>) adoption of Apple's iOS 7 beta software is ramping up faster than for previous versions.<p>For example, after the iOS 6 beta was released to developers on June 11, 2012, Onswipe noted two weeks later that 0.25% of mobile devices that …

Apple's French offices raided by competition watchdog

France's watchdog raided several Apple premises and some of its major retailers following complaints about the iPhone maker's resale practices.<p>Officials from the competition watchdog reportedly confiscated documents and other evidence as they search Apple's premises last week, according to French …

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Apple granted new patent that could add touch controls to the bezel

Apple has just been granted a patent for a new technology that could bring touch controls to the bezel of a device with a small display (via AppleInsider). The technology would be able to dynamically change between a place to simply hold onto the device with and an area for controls. Apple …

Apple Goes Greener With Solar Farm For Reno Data Center

Apple has confirmed to GigaOm.com its plans to build a very large solar energy site next to its data center in Reno, Nevada. The plant will deliver between 18 and 20 megawatts of power, which is said to be a very large capacity for a private firm to consider creating. Apple will also use a new …

Apple Files iWatch Trademark in 6 Countries

Apple has filed a trademark for “iWatch” with Japan’s patent office, seeking to protect the name it has coined and adding credence to rumors that the company is developing a smartwatch, according to a June 3 filing made public last week (spotted by Bloomberg News).<p><b>UPDATE:</b> According to a 9to5 Mac …

Apple continues to grow as top smartphone vendor in US during May

Research firm comScore is out today with its usual report covering U.S. smartphone subscriber market share for the three month period ending in May. Over the last three months Apple has gained in both categories including ‘top smartphone OEMs’ and ‘OS usage’, continuing its lead as the top …

Report: Android malware problem is getting worse by the hour

Earlier this year, we saw a report that said there was a 163% rise in the number of malware-infected Android devices in 2012. As shocking as that figure might be, we have a new report now that says the problem has blown up even further.<p>According to a recently published report[1] from networking …

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What Steve Jobs Taught Me After I Said “No” To Him

James Green, CEO of the search retargeting company Magnetic, was once hired by Jobs as a VP at Pixar Animation Studios. And, curiously, it was while working for one of his biggest business heroes that Green learned what not to do when leading a company.<p>I worked for Steve Jobs at Pixar Animation …

iOS 7 includes the ability to control your iPhone or iPad using head movements [video]

Discovered by an anonymous tipster, iOS 7’s “Accessibility” section now includes a feature that allows you to control your iPhone or iPad with left or right head movements. We’ve tested this ourselves and found it to be quite accurate, but it’s quite tedious to control your device this way since it …

iOS 7 allows iPhone and iPad control with head movements?

A rumored accessibility option for Apple's upcoming operating system may let users control their devices with a quick jerk of the head.<p>The idea of controlling an<p>iPhoneoriPadwith a gesture may not be too farfetched. According to 9to5Mac, Apple is said to have included a head movement feature in its …

From beta 1 to release: how each major iOS version has transformed

Following its introduction earlier this month, Apple’s newest operating system has fallen under criticism and scrutiny from both designers and casual users alike. Due to both the tight development timetable and the new design direction under Jony Ive, following the removal of former iOS SVP Scott …