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Big Apple Crime: iPhones Are Easy Pickings

January 13, 2014 |

Fashionable, expensive and, one presumes, easy to sell. While crime, including violent crime, has been falling across the US for years, one category remains stubbornly resilient in New York City, grand larceny. Specifically, the Big Apple crime is increasingly … Read More

New patent suggests iPhone 6 will feature OIS

January 13, 2014 |

According to a new patent filing, Apple could be set to include Optical Image Stabilisation into the new iPhone 6.

Apple’s new patent application called “VCM OIS actuator module” was published to USPTO a few days ago and it … Read More

Scarlett Johansson on Siri: ‘I Feel Betrayed’

January 12, 2014 |

A week ago, Apple’s ubiquitous digital assistant, Siri, was called out for snarking on Scarlett Johansson, who voices the female intelligent agent in the thrice Golden Globe nominated movie, Her. What is appropriate approach to snark? Giving it right … Read More

Apple’s iBeacon opens new door for geo-gaming

January 10, 2014 |

According to a recent interview with The Tap Lab, CEO Dave Biscegila has said that Apple’s new iBeacon technology has the potential to bring a whole new dimension to location based gaming.

Currently, app developers are limited to determining … Read More

Android Is the New Windows

January 9, 2014 | 1

People have been saying “Android is the new Windows” for years now and, every time it gets said, people get shouted down — Android is so totally not the fragmented, ubiquitous, insecure, all-purpose, everywhere, all-the-time operating system that Windows … Read More

Patent Peace in Our Time? Apple vs Samsung Arbitration Set

January 9, 2014 |

Although Apple and Samsung have been suing each other for less then three years, but it feels more like a decade. While Apple seems to be winning, however slowly, it could be years before patent peace is achieved. Now, … Read More

iOS 7.1 Beta 3 released – Here’s what’s changed

January 7, 2014 |

Apple has released iOS 7.1 Beta 3 to developers which included a number of bug fixes, the usual performance enhancements, but also a number of visual changes to the iOS 7 we’ve become accustom to since it’s release a few … Read More

App Store Domination: 15 Billion Reasons Apple Rules

January 7, 2014 | 1

Selling a smartphone is one thing. Getting users to fill that smartphone with purchased apps and games, not to mention movies, music, books and TV shows, is quite another. Although no one disputes that there are more Android smartphones … Read More

CopyTrans Photo Software Review: iOS to PC Photo Management

January 6, 2014 |

CopyTrans Photo is a bit of PC software that makes it simple to manage the two-way transfer of pictures and photo albums between your iOS devices and your PC. It was developed by CopyTrans/WindSolutions. 

Even the most diehard of Apple … Read More

Digital Music Downloads Decline for the First Time Ever

January 4, 2014 | 1

Digital music downloads, for the first time ever, have declined year-over-year. That said, with downloads falling, can the recently launched iTunes Radio play save iTunes Music and Apple’s dominant position as the number online music store, both in the … Read More

Apple Reportedly Buys SnappyLabs App Developer

January 4, 2014 | 1

Even though it may be a one-man developer, Apple has reportedly acquired SnappyLabs, which came out with a photo application which was capable of capturing full resolution photos at 20 to 30 frames per second. On iTunes, the SnappyCam app … Read More

Apple Products in 2014: What’s Coming

January 1, 2014 |

2013 was a big year for Apple, with the release of several products which demonstrated that Apple still has the ability to be a market-leading innovator. Amongst them, the new Mac Pro, the first iPhone with fingerprint technology and a … Read More

Apple Denies NSA DROPOUTJEEP, Backdoor Collussion

December 31, 2013 |

Ed Snowden leaked the documents, Germany’s Der Spiegel parsed the data and, now, we know about DROPOUTJEEP, an NSA program that claims 100 percent effectiveness in capturing any iPhone. Moreover, the NSA intimates it can take control of your … Read More

Apple and Samsung in talks over patent royalties

December 31, 2013 |

The long never-ending story of the Apple and Samsung dispute over infringing intellectual property may finally be coming to an end. According to new sources, Apple and Samsung have renewed talks to peacefully resolve their legal battle, before the … Read More

CES 2014 expected to see Android invade the car

December 30, 2013 |

With Christmas over and New Years celebrations in full preparation, our attention is turned to 2014 and the first significant event of the new year in the shape of CES 2014.

According to new sources, Google and Audi are … Read More