Tagged with: Apple

Cabin Combines Your Macbook’s MagSafe With Your iPhone’s Lightning Port

Cabin Combines Your Macbook’s MagSafe With Your iPhone’s Lightning Port

Apple’s laptop charger, the MagSafe, is wonderful. Few other hardware makers have such an elegant way to charge their devices. Apple’s Lightning cable is pretty well-designed too, but what if iPhones could also use a magnetic charger? That’s what a new battery case Kickstarter called Cabin is promising. Cabin is ...

Apple Agrees to Pay $450 Million to Settle E-Book Pricing Dispute

Apple Agrees to Pay $450 Million to Settle E-Book Pricing Dispute

Apple has agreed to pay $450 million to resolve U.S. state and consumer claims the iPad manufacturer conspired with five major publishers to fix e-book prices, according to court records filed Wednesday. The settlement, which would provide $400 million for consumers, is conditioned on the outcome of a pending appeal of a ...

Apple and IBM are Teaming Up to Create Business Software for iDevice Users

Apple and IBM are Teaming Up to Create Business Software for iDevice Users

Apple and International Business Machines will work together to create business software for iPhone and iPad users, setting aside a three-decade-old rivalry to cater to an increasingly mobile workforce. IBM’s staff will sell Apple devices to its business customers, and the two companies will work together to develop ...

Report: Samsung is Prepping the High-End ‘Galaxy Alpha’ to Battle the iPhone 6

Report: Samsung is Prepping the High-End ‘Galaxy Alpha’ to Battle the iPhone 6

Samsung is planning to launch a new, high-end smartphone next month that will be designed to take on the iPhone 6, according to reports out of Korea. Over the weekend, Korean publication ETNews reported that Samsung is working on a device known as the Galaxy Alpha that it plans to launch in August. Samsung wants to get the ...

Analyst: The iWatch Will Cost $300 and Sell 30 Million Units

Analyst: The iWatch Will Cost $300 and Sell 30 Million Units

The long-rumored Apple iWatch might actually be quite a success in its first year on store shelves, data from Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty shows. Apple will price the iWatch at $300 and sell between 30 million and 60 million units in its first year on store shelves, Huberty wrote in a research report to investors on ...

Report: Apple May Only Launch One Size of the iPhone 6 This Year

Report: Apple May Only Launch One Size of the iPhone 6 This Year

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has provided accurate Apple product information in the past (timing aside), has released a new research note predicting that supply constraints on key components may result in a serious delay in the release of the larger iPhone 6 model with a 5.5-inch display. According to the note, ...

Report: An Expert Says the iPhone 6′s Screen Looks Like Sapphire

Report: An Expert Says the iPhone 6′s Screen Looks Like Sapphire

Apple discussed forming screens from super-hard “sapphire glass” 18 months ago with experts in the field, making a sapphire-fronted iPhone 6 highly likely, the Guardian has established. A video that apparently shows a 4.7in sapphire screen being bent under a foot and resisting attack from a knife and keys "could well ...

Apple’s iBeacon Adds Interactive Attractions at MLB Stadiums

Apple’s iBeacon Adds Interactive Attractions at MLB Stadiums

Major League Baseball was among the first to embrace Apple’s iBeacon technology on a wide scale, installing them in 28 MLB ballparks across the U.S. last year to help iPhone owners check-in to games automatically and collect special offers. Now, the project is entering phase two, with a debut project at this year’s ...

Apple Beefs Up iTunes Extras to Add it to iOS 8 and Apple TV This Fall

Apple Beefs Up iTunes Extras to Add it to iOS 8 and Apple TV This Fall

Apple's iTunes Extras feature has always been extremely limited, but that's just changed. Before, only iTunes on the desktop users could view extras that came with movies that were purchased from Apple; things like production stills and deleted scenes. Now, as part of iTunes 11.3 —which went out today — along with a ...

Rumor: The iPhone 6 May Let You ‘Feel’ Objects on Screen

Rumor: The iPhone 6 May Let You ‘Feel’ Objects on Screen

The next killer feature on Apple's expected iPhone 6 could be a display that provides tactile feedback to users -- giving users the impression, for instances, of a physical keyboard on a flat touchscreen. This latest iPhone 6 rumor stems from a report Wednesday on Chinese site Laoyaoba, which said so-called "haptics" ...