What the next iPhone really needs: Better battery life

Uncategorized | Friday August 2 2013 9:33 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

What the next iPhone really needs: Better battery life

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We’re on a countdown until the inevitable Next iPhone , a moment that feels far less anticipated than last year. In 2012 we had the iPhone 5 casting a shadow of mystery: a rumored design revamp, the curiosity surrounding the first post-Steve Jobs iPhone , plus overdue features: namely, LTE and a larger screen. This year, we have rumors of slightly better cameras, colored cases, and maybe a fingerprint (more…)

Can iWork on the iPad really compare to a Mac?

Uncategorized | Monday August 27 2012 4:53 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , ,

Can iWork on the iPad really compare to a Mac?

Apple offers versions of its iWork suite (Pages, Keynote, Numbers) for both the Mac OS and iOS platforms, and given that the new school year is right around the corner, students might be weighing the options for creating and managing projects using either iPads or Macs.

While having been a fan of Apple ‘s iWork suite in OS X since its debut and enjoy having the apps available for other platforms, I have been somewhat (more…)

Watch live TV on your phone! No, really

Uncategorized | Monday August 6 2012 10:57 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

Watch live TV on your phone! No, really

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James Martin/CNET)

A while back, when I first heard about broadcasters’ plans to build their own network to deliver local and live TV to smartphones, I have to admit I chuckled a little.

The Dyle application running on a mobile device.

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Dyle)

The idea that broadcasters, with little to no experience in the wireless world, could accomplish such a feat seemed ludicrous. Equally (more…)

Steve Jobs really was mad about Android, says biographer

iPhone,iPod | Wednesday April 4 2012 2:11 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

Steve Jobs really was mad about Android, says biographer

Steve Jobs was upset about Android, says his biographer.

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Harry McCracken)

The late Steve Jobs really was irate with Google for stealing the iPhone ‘s thunder, according to his biographer.

Speaking last night at the Royal Institution in Great Britain, “Steve Jobs” author Walter Isaacson laid out the scenario under which Jobs’ anger toward Android unfurled.

As described by MacWorld, Jobs (more…)

Panoramic video on iPhones is about to get really big

iPhone | Monday January 9 2012 10:12 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

Panoramic video on iPhones is about to get really big

Dot makes your iPhone into a panoramic camera

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Paul Sloan/CNET)

LAS VEGAS–This could become the year for panoramic video.

New York-based startup Kogeto, which makes the Dot camera lens, is on a roll. I met up with founder and CEO Jeff Glasse this morning at CES’ Eureka Park exhibition, where Kogeto is showing off the device, and he told me that his 1-year-old company just raised more than $1 million (more…)

What I’ve really used Siri for: iPhone 4S, 10 days later

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What Ive really used Siri for: iPhone 4S, 10 days later

An actual screenshot. I live in New York.

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Scott Stein/CNET)

Siri has been the subject of Apple ‘s ad campaigns for the iPhone 4S. It’s been discussed in terms of its one-liners and its Easter eggs, its cloud-based accomplishments and its similarity to services Android already offers.

That’s all fine, but it’s ignoring the obvious question: what are you really, truly going to use Siri for?

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Excerpts From Steve Jobs’ Biography: “Let’s Show Him What A Tablet Can Really Be”

News | Thursday October 20 2011 8:32 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , ,

then in addition to Steve Jobs and Apple , we also have to thank one loud mouthed Microsoft employee who bugged Steve Jobs so much ”
that he decided that Apple should create a device to show them what a tablet really can be and rest of it as we know is history.
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he had developed for Microsoft. “He’s our employee and he’s revealing out intellectual property,” Gates recounted. Jobs was also annoyed, and it had the consequence that Gates (more…)

Is Samsung Really Copying Apple? You Decide

News | Sunday September 25 2011 4:03 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

Unless you’re living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about the unending back and forth between Samsung and Apple over alleged
infringement. The two companies are fighting it out in courts located in various countries like
,
,
and the United States. Apple , to an extent, has had an upper hand in these cases successfully managing to obtain preliminary injunctions against Samsung products in a number of countries.
There are countless arguments (more…)

Amazon Unveils Kindle Fire Tablet For $199 – Is It Really An iPad Killer?

News | Thursday September 22 2011 4:04 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

After months of rumors and speculations, Amazon has just unveiled a tablet called
at the media event in New York City.
Kindle Fire is an Android based tablet with a multi-touch capable 7-inch IPS display that is powered by a TI OMAP4 dual-core processor, weighs 14.6 ounces and costs only $199.
It comes with 8GB of built-in storage and the battery is rate to last for 8 hours of continuous reading or 7.5 hours of video playback (with WiFi switched (more…)

Is Android Really “Open” And Does It Really Matter?

News | Monday October 18 2010 6:18 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

with Google's VP of engineering, Andy Rubin and Research in Motion Co-CEO Jim Balsillie already having responded to the claims.
Facebook's star developer Joe Hewitt, who
” to Apple 's closed model, has now weighed in with his opinion. In a series of tweets on the issue, Hewitt has pointed out that Android is no better than iOS in terms of openness considering that the source code for projects are not made public until major releases. (more…)

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