Apple, Google & others settle in anti-trust suit over no-poaching agreements

Reuters reports today that Apple, Google, Adobe, and Intel have settled in the long running antitrust lawsuit filed by employees alleging the companies entered into agreements to not hire employees from one another. Apple previously settled out of court in a lawsuit brought on by the Department of Justice for the same practices, but the […]

Apple, Google Settle Class-Action Anti-Poaching Lawsuit

Apple, Google, Intel, and Adobe have settled the lawsuit levied against them for their anti-poaching agreements, reports Reuters. The settlement was revealed in a court filing, but the terms of the deal have not yet been disclosed. The no-hire agreements between the companies first came to light in 2011, after tech workers filed a class […]

Prong’s PWR case for iPhone 5/5s features a detachable battery pack with an integrated plug

Prong has just unveiled its new PWR case for iPhone 5/5s that offers an “all-in-one” power solution. This case will allow you to simultaneously charge your iPhone and a detachable battery pack using its integrated wall adapter. When the backup battery is removed, the iPhone is left with a clean bumper for minimal protection against […]

iOS 6 Users on Devices Able to Run iOS 7 Must Upgrade to Fix FaceTime

Apple today released a new support document, detailing the issue behind the recent problems some iOS 6 users have been experiencing with FaceTime. According to Apple, a bug resulting from an expired device certificate has rendered FaceTime unusable on older versions of iOS and the only solution to the problem is to update to the […]

eBay revamps iOS apps, adds in-store pickup on iPad, Passbook integration, more

Ebay has pushed out a notable update to its main iPhone and iPad apps today that include a number of new features and updated designs. Most notably, the iPad now includes an in-store pickup option that shows a “Free In-Store Pickup” option under the “Shop Locally” search filter to show items from local merchants available […]

Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 Android Smartphone With Built-In Projector Announced

The idea of having a projector built into a mobile phone has been around for a long time, although few have dared ventured into this arena. Remember the Pomegranate concept phone that made rounds of the internet sporting a projector unit? Or the rumored Mozilla device with the same capabilities? In reality, Samsung was one […]

Francisco Tolmasky, the then 20-year old that developed Mobile Safari, talks about his ride with Steve Jobs launching the iPhone

Tolmasky via Flickr The New York Times profiles Francisco Tolmasky who was hired out of college early by Apple in 2006 to work on Mobile Safari in the run up to the launch of the iPhone. It is hard to imagine a more difficult first job than working with Steve Jobs on something so important. […]

Trademark filings might show future OS X names: Yosemite, Redwood, Mammoth, California, Big Sur, Pacific

Following the introduction of OS X Mavericks and Apple’s new naming scheme inspired by locations in California, there has been much speculation about which famous California destination might be the name of future releases. Today, French blog Consomac has discovered trademark filings for other California locations that appear to be linked to Apple. The site […]

Tim Cook auctioning lunch meeting at Apple HQ for charity

It was only just a year ago when Tim Cook raised $610,000 for charity through an auction to have coffee with the Apple CEO himself. This time the subject will move from coffee to lunch with the head of the company at Apple Headquarters in Cupertino. The charity auction is hosted by the website Charitybuzz just […]

Apple’s Future OS X Names May Include Yosemite, Mammoth, Big Sur, Redwood, Pacific, and More

Following recent trademark investigations related to the iWatch, French site Consomac has discovered [Google Translate] that Apple may also be using a pair of shell companies to protect various California-related names in anticipation of future OS X releases. Apple’s Craig Federighi announced at last year’s Worldwide Developers Conference that the company would be shifting gears […]

Tim Cook Auctions Charity Lunch Meeting at Apple HQ

Charity auction site CharityBuzz is hosting a second listing to meet with Apple CEO Tim Cook at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California, this time offering a lunch meeting. The auction is the second Cook has volunteered his time for, with last year’s coffee auction raising $610,000 for the RFK Center for Justice & Human Rights. […]

4.7-inch iPhone 6 Compared In Size To Galaxy S5, HTC One M8, More [Images]

It is strongly suspected that the next-generation iPhone, unofficially dubbed the “iPhone 6” for obvious reasons, will sport a larger, 4.7-inch display. Various case leaks, analyst reports and concept designs have turned this notion into mainstream consensus, and with a fairly solid idea of what a display increase may do to the form factor of […]

2014 MacBook Air Refresh Reportedly Due Next Week

It’s been almost a year since Apple’s MacBook Air range was afforded a hardware upgrade, and a pretty significant upgrade it was too. The introduction of Intel’s energy-efficient Haswell processor saw battery life potential increase by hours on both the 11 and 13-inch models of the ultra-thin notebook, and now, both configurations are in line […]

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Gets Madame Tussauds Waxwork, Doesn’t Wear Socks [Photos]

The Madame Tussauds attraction houses many waxworks of famous folks from past and present, and alongside actor Leonardo DiCaprio and pop singer Rihanna, one of tech’s most recognized faces has just been unveiled at the branch in Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and founder of the ubiquitous social network that is Facebook, has […]