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Watch Steve Jobs' announcement of the first iPhone exactly 8 years later

Eight years ago, on Jan. 9, 2007, Steve Jobs climbed the stage during Apple's annual Macworld conference, and announced the first iPhone.<p>Starting off …

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I bought a fake Apple Watch for $27 at CES

LAS VEGAS— It will likely be at least two months before the highly anticipated Apple Watch hits shelves, but at least one company has already made a …

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The best Gameboy Advance emulator for iOS is back, no jailbreak required

Although it’s never been in either Apple or Nintendo’s graces, GBA4iOS has long been one of our favorite apps on iOS. An excellent Gameboy Color and Gameboy Advance emulator for the iPhone and iPad, GBA4iOS was long available to install on iOS 7 and above, no jailbreak required.<p>That all changed …

‘Rare’ original iPhone lands on eBay for $15,000

Looking for a little extra summer cash? It might be time to dust off your old iPhone.<p>Some hopeful eBay seller is hawking their “rare” mint-condition, first-generation iPhone with only 4GB of storage — and all they’re asking for is enough money for a down payment on a house.<p>The original iPhone was …

iPhone 6 could land as early as August

If you’re counting down the seconds until you can lovingly hold the iPhone 6 in your sweaty palms, you may have less time to wait than you thought, according to sources within Apple’s supply chain.<p>As per Taiwanese media reports, Apple might be set to drop the first incarnation of its next …

Mobile Technology

iOS 7.1 Rumored To Launch By Next Week

iOS 7.1 has already been expected to drop this month, and now a more specific timeframe has been given by Daring Fireball’s John Gruber. According to Gruber’s source, iOS 7.1 will be required to stream Apple’s SXSW iTunes Festival from its dedicated app.<p>Since the festival begins in a week on March …

This iPhone case can read your blood pressure

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Azoi<p>Want to use your iPhone(s aapl) for tracking more than just your run? Azoi just launched Wello, a new mobile …

We’d Buy This iWatch In A Cupertino Second [Concept]

Despite the lack of concrete news available on the subject, we’re hardly short of concept designs for Apple’s eventual iWatch.<p>This one, by San Francisco UI designer Todd Hamilton, is among the best yet — a sleek design that resembles a cross between the Nike Fuelband and an iPhone.<p>Improving upon a …

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Flexible Sapphire Glass And Simpler OS Will Make iWatch More Fuelband Than Gear

Tim Cook acknowledged in an ABC interview yesterday that Apple has something big going on in Arizona concerning sapphire glass, but stopped short of admitting that a forthcoming iWatch might be a major beneficiary of the new material. A number of other factors conspire to make me think that to be …

The iPhone 6: Five Features It Must Have To Stay In The Game

Having owned the last three major revisions of Apple’s iPhone and had extensive use of other handsets besides, I believe the iPhone 6 will be one of the most significant launches yet of an Apple iPhone.<p>However, I don’t mean significant as in a feature-laden device that will wipe the floor with the …

Apple iPhone 5S Outsells Samsung In October, a report says

Apple iPhone 5S became the top-selling smartphone for the third consecutive month in the US. According to a new research by the folks at CounterPoint …

What An iOS-7 Inspired Apple TV Interface Could Look Like [Concept]

Andrew Ambrosino, the same concept designer who showed us what the next version of OS X could look like, also has an interesting take on the Apple TV’s interface. His concept design is inspired by Jony Ive’s iOS 7.<p>“I know, it’s a Samsung TV so it can’t be a “real” Apple TV / iTV concept,” notes …

iPhone 5S beats Galaxy S4 as top smartphone worldwide

Apple's iPhone 5S and iPhone 5 both outsold Samsung's Galaxy S4 worldwide in October, says market researcher Counterpoint.<p>In its latest Market Pulse report released Thursday, Counterpoint said that the iPhone 5S retained its top spot for global smartphone sales in spite of supply shortages that …

Mobile

Engineer Connects 27-Year-Old Macintosh Plus to the Internet

Engineer Jeff Keacher says his first “real” computer was a Macintosh Plus. Now 27-years-old, the device has an 8 MHz processor, 4MB of RAM, and a 512×342 resolution 1-bit screen. Keacher decided he wanted to use it to surf the Web:<p>Since this is 2013, Keacher used a Raspberry Pi to do the heavy …

Apple Releases iOS 7.1 Beta 2 to Developers

Nearly a month after the release of iOS 7.1 Beta, Apple released the second beta to developers for testing purposes, the update comes with a build …

No One Really Knows What’s Going On With The iWatch

Today the Chinese site C Technology published a report saying that Apple’s rumored iWatch is coming next October and will have wireless charging. C Technology has gotten stuff wrong about Apple in the past, but it has also leaked parts for future products that ended up panning out.<p>The point isn’t C …

Mac Pro Launch Nears as Apple Business Staff Begin Offering Price Quotes

With potential customers of the new Mac Pro eagerly awaiting any sign of a more concrete launch date than the "December" timeframe announced by Apple at its October media event, increased activity from Apple's business team members suggests that a launch may indeed be very near.<p>While Apple has …

The Future Of The iPhone, If Unbound By The Requirements Of Reality

Apple has taught us to dream.<p>When the company launched game-changing products like the iPod, iPhone and iPad, Apple made us feel like the future we picture in our minds will one day be a reality. And here we are, with Elon Musk working on flying cars while Pebble and friends put your smartphone on …

Meet The iPhone Air & iPhone 6c (The ‘C’ Stands For Curve) [Video]

Next year, Apple will release the eighth-generation iPhone, the iPhone 6 (yes, it’s weird), and if Appke has shown us anything in the past, we can expect it to be even thinner than the iPhone 5-series of devices, especially now that Apple has finally mastered IGZO display technology with the new …

Apple's 'iWatch' Said to Arrive in October 2014 with Wireless Charging

According to Chinese site <i>C Technology</i> [Google Translate, via <i>GForGames</i>], Apple is planning to release its long-rumored iWatch alongside the next iPhone in October 2014, with the company having tested two iWatch prototypes. However, the report also states that Apple has not decided on the final …

iOS 7.1 likely to unlock Apple’s upcoming iOS in the Car feature

In July, we reported that Apple was already at work on iOS 7.1 and that it would build in support for the upcoming iOS in the Car feature:<p>We also understand that Apple is already at work on a point update (perhaps iOS 7.1 or 7.2), and this new version will begin building in support for iOS in the …

The Five Biggest Changes Apple Made To iOS 7.1 Today

Apple seeded the second beta of iOS 7.1 to developers nearly a month after 7.1 beta 1 was released. Once again, Apple’s beta doesn’t contain any major new features but there are a couple useful tweaks that you’ll enjoy hidden among all the bug fixes, performance improvements and speedier animations.<p>…

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iPad Air Shows Off Apple At Its Best, But If You Want A Mini Keep Waiting

With just one iPad to entice customers, Apple again appears to have had a big opening weekend, selling around 3 million of the new tablet. The new iPad Air is the biggest update by far to the original 9.7-inch model that Apple brought to life in 2010. It’s significantly thinner, much lighter and a …

You can now use PayPal to fund your PS3 PlayStation Store purchases

PayPal support for Sony Entertainment Network, the company's online digital content hub, is nothing new -- Sony integrated the billing option in January of this year. Now, however, PlayStation 3 users that want a more secure way to fund their purchases directly within the PlayStation Store will …

JD Power Explains Why Samsung Beat Apple In Its Latest Tablet Study: Price

Yesterday, JD Power released its newest tablet satisfaction study and the Internet went a bit nuts. For the first time, Samsung had edged out perennial favorite Apple in customer satisfaction on tablets. This was a stark change from volume one of the study which had Apple handily beating its …

iPad Air sells out in New York, Hong Kong, other parts of China

Apple’s iPad Air and iPad Mini launch seems to be going very well indeed.<p>The new Air is available in 42 countries on launch day, the most ever, and initial reports on sales are very positive. Sales in Hong Kong are almost at a standstill after local Apple stores sold out, and shipping times across …

OS X Mavericks Is Now Installed On More Than 10% Of Macs, Smashing Mountain Lion’s Adoption Rate

If Apple decided to make updates to its OS X operating system free in part to drive more rapid consumer uptake, it was a great decision: Market adoption of its new OS X Mavericks operating system has beaten adoption of the preceding Mountain Lion version by a large margin.<p>According to …

Xbox One Achievements Are Colour-Coded to Players

For the record, dark green is awesome.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Microsoft has revealed that Xbox One achievements will be colour-coded to the player that …

iPad Air, iPad Mini (Retina) specs vs. iPad 4, iPad Mini specs

Apple's pair of refreshed tablets -- the iPad Air and iPad Mini with Retina Display -- have a lot more in common with each other than you may think.<p>The Air completely replaces last year's fourth-generation iPad, its most relevant new features being the faster A7 processor, a new iPad Mini-inspired …

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