Apple Explores Bayonet Mounts For Swappable iPhone Camera Lenses

Apple has been granted a patent by the USPTO (spotted by AppleInsider) for interchangeable lenses for a mobile device, meaning it’s possible future iPhones will have the built-in ability to swap out one lens, say a macro for close-ups, for another, like a wide-angle for sweeping landscapes. The patent first turned up as an application […]

iOS App Store Prices To Increase In Australia, India, Indonesia, Turkey and South Africa

Apple has sent out an email notifying customers of App Store price changes in certain countries within the next 24 hours. The company said that it will raise retail rates for the following currencies because of foreign exchange rate changes: Australian dollar, Indian rupee, Indonesian rupiah, Turkish lira, and South African rand. On the other […]

Typo Keyboard For iPhone Faces Sales Ban

time_lords_almanac (3527081) writes “BlackBerry is trying to put the kibosh on the Typo, a physical keyboard attachment for iPhone. And they’ve won the first round, in the form of a sales ban on the attachment. From the article: ‘”BlackBerry is pleased that its motion for a preliminary injunction against Typo Products LLC was granted. This […]

What Apple’s iWatch Can Learn From Pebble

redletterdave (2493036) writes “Many believe Apple’s iWatch will marry the looks of a luxury wristwatch with the powerful sensors found in today’s fitness wristbands, and, of course, familiar elements from the iPhone and iPad shrunken down and reconfigured to work from your wrist. Apple is undoubtedly full of its own ideas. But it would also […]

Apple, Google Go On Trial For Wage Fixing On May 27

theodp writes: “PandoDaily’s Mark Ames reports that U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh has denied the final attempt by Apple, Google, Intel, and Adobe to have the class action lawsuit over hiring collusion practices tossed. The wage fixing trial is slated to begin on May 27. ‘It’s clearly in the defendants’ interests to have this case […]

Judge OKs Class Action Suit Against Apple For E-Book Price Fixing

An anonymous reader writes “Reuters reports: ‘A federal judge in New York granted class certification on Friday to a group of consumers who sued Apple Inc for conspiring with five major publishers to fix e-book prices in violation of antitrust law….The plaintiffs are seeking more than $800 million in damages.’ The trial will probably be […]

Microsoft Launches Office For iPad: Includes Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

An anonymous reader writes “At an event in San Francisco today, Microsoft Office General Manager Julia White unveiled Office for iPad, featuring Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. The new suite, which supports viewing but not editing for free, will go live in Apple’s App Store at 11:00AM PDT (2:00PM EST). Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for iPad […]

Russian Officials Dump iPads For Samsung Tablets Over Spy Fears

wiredmikey writes: “Russian government officials have swapped their iPads for Samsung tablets to ensure tighter security, the telecoms minister told news agencies on Wednesday. Journalists spotted that ministers at a cabinet meeting were no longer using Apple tablets, and minister Nikolai Nikiforov confirmed the changeover “took place not so long ago.” He said the ministers’ […]

Google Now Arrives In Chrome For Windows and Mac

An anonymous reader writes “Google today announced Google Now is coming to the Chrome stable channel for Windows and Mac ‘starting today and rolling out over the next few weeks.’ This means Google Now notifications will finally be available to desktop and laptop Chrome users, in addition to Android and iOS users. To turn the […]

Google Now Arrives In Chrome For Windows and Mac

An anonymous reader writes “Google today announced Google Now is coming to the Chrome stable channel for Windows and Mac ‘starting today and rolling out over the next few weeks.’ This means Google Now notifications will finally be available to desktop and laptop Chrome users, in addition to Android and iOS users. To turn the […]

10 Games for Mac to Play in 2014

2014 has in store quite a number of hotly-anticipated games for the OS X platform. What was once considered a gamers’ wasteland, the Mac has eventually proved to be valid platform for the serious gamer and developing companies are creating more and more games compatible with Macs. Certainly there were plenty of games that were […]

Jailbreak iPhone with JailbreakMe

This tutorial demonstrates how to Jailbreak iPhone (including iPhone 4) with JailbreakMe in Windows. Note: If there are any MMS and Facetime problems, please upgrade Cydia and reset the network settings. If it still doesn’t work, restore the firmware and then jailbreak. Please make sure your device has been activated and back-up. Method: 1. Click […]

Apple Updates MacBook Pro Line – Faster Processors, Next-Generation Graphics & Up to 10 Hours of Battery Life

Apple® today updated the MacBook® Pro line with faster processors, powerful next-generation NVIDIA graphics and even longer battery life. The popular 13-inch MacBook Pro features the new NVIDIA GeForce 320M graphics processor for up to 80 percent faster graphics and a groundbreaking 10-hour built-in battery.* The new 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro models feature Intel […]