Tagged with: Apple

Facebook Launches ‘Cinema’ on iOS, an Instagram Video Stabilizer

Facebook Launches ‘Cinema’ on iOS, an Instagram Video Stabilizer

On Thursday, at its Menlo Park headquarters, Facebook’s Instagram division announced ‘Cinema,’ a new feature that will cut wobbling from clips that its users shoot. Kevin Systrom, a founder at Instagram, stated that the company had worked with a team of ‘video scientists’ to build the product. Essentially, when ...

Best Buy Issues Recall for Over 5,100 MacBook Pro Batteries

Best Buy Issues Recall for Over 5,100 MacBook Pro Batteries

After a U.S. government agency received 13 reports of battery fires, including one that caused a "serious burn" to the user's leg, Best Buy has decided to recall thousands of replacement batteries for Apple's MacBook Pro laptops. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Wednesday that "consumers should stop ...

Apple Makes Siri More Proactive in Responding to Talk of Suicide

Apple Makes Siri More Proactive in Responding to Talk of Suicide

When it comes to aiding someone who is emotionally driven to kill him or herself, the right response can literally be a matter of life and death. In order to help those in crisis, Apple has updated Siri’s search response system to field suicide-related requests with an approach designed to drive users to seek help as ...

L.A. Unified School District OKs $30 Million for iPads

L.A. Unified School District OKs $30 Million for iPads

Apple won a $30-million contract Tuesday from the L.A. Unified School District, paving the way for the company to provide every student with an iPad in the nation's second-largest school system. The Board of Education voted 6 to 0 on Tuesday to approve the contract after hearing senior staff laud Apple's product as both the ...

Apple TV Adds HBO GO and WatchESPN

Apple TV Adds HBO GO and WatchESPN

Apple has added two major new content sources to Apple TV, via HBO GO and WatchESPN integration. The new streaming services adds a considerable selection of content to the company’s streaming content device, bringing the HBO GO library to the platform, which offers HBO’s entire content library to cable subscribers who ...

Apple Has Received Over 4,000 Data Requests from US Officials Since December

Apple Has Received Over 4,000 Data Requests from US Officials Since December

Apple has spoken up about the US government’s PRISM program and revealed that between December 2012 and May 2013 the firm received 4,000-5,000 requests for user data from the government. That data isn’t limited to FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) enquiries, however, and it includes requests for information ...

AT&T Adds Emergency Alert Support to iPhone 4S, iPhone 5

AT&T Adds Emergency Alert Support to iPhone 4S, iPhone 5

AT&T has announced that it will be pushing a small, over the air update out to the iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S which will add support for the Wireless Emergency Alert System. The system, which went live about a year ago, is designed to send out three types of alerts: presidential alerts for national emergencies, AMBER alerts ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 17, 2013

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 17, 2013

Long-rumored and highly-anticipated, Apple finally showed off iOS 7 last week at its Worldwide Developers Conference. Featuring a cleaner and simpler interface, iOS 7 borrowed the best parts of Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone and melded it into one clean package. Swiping up from the bottom of the screen now brings up ...

All iOS 6 Apps Will Need to Be Upgraded for iOS 7

All iOS 6 Apps Will Need to Be Upgraded for iOS 7

The reaction to the grand overhaul of iOS 7 has not been universally warm and fuzzy. Some are happy with it, while others are kind of freaked out by it. But, as the U.K.-based app developer group Entropy Labs astutely pointed out on its blog (via Daring Fireball), none of that matters: iOS 7 is here to stay, and if you ...

Report: Apple Looking at iPhone Screens Up to 5.7″, Multiple Colors

Report: Apple Looking at iPhone Screens Up to 5.7″, Multiple Colors

Apple is exploring launching iPhones with bigger screens, as well as cheaper models in a range of colors, over the next year, said four people with knowledge of the matter, as it takes a cue from rival Samsung Electronics. The moves, which are still under discussion, underscore how the California-based firm that once ruled ...