There’s no denying that Apple CEO Steve Jobs is a visionary leader and no one would deny his remarkable return to the company he co-founded. But things may have turned out a little differently if his original name for the iMac had stuck.
If you’ve never experienced the sinking feeling in your stomach when
you realize your laptop has been snatched, we hope you never have to.
The best defense is still to never leave your ’Book unattended, but if
you absolutely have to, a theft-resistant bag like PacSafe’s InfoSafe
can help keep it out of the clutches of evil.
Well, the year has certainly settled down into the same old routines that were popular in December of 2009. Whodathunkit? We'd hoped you'd have kept your New Year's resolutions at least a little longer than two lousy weeks, but, then, we're still spending (wasting) just as much time on Lolcats now as last year.
At least we have a little something for you that isn't a waste of your time. That's right, it's our weekly round up of stuff you might have missed while singing along to "The Internet is Made of Cats."
With all the talk recently about an Apple tablet and speculation about what the next iPhone will bring, the device that helped get the company where it is today seems largely ignored. Thankfully, new patents revealed from Apple may provide clues as to where the iPod is going.
Apple rumors seem to keep picking up steam as the January 27 media event in San Francisco draws ever closer. The latest one is perhaps the most obvious yet: That iPhone OS 4.0 is coming. The wrinkle? An alleged “high-profile developer” claims its release is “imminent.”
If you don’t mind a game that uses chest size as an indicator of
success and happiness (we certainly don’t), The Movies packs a
ridiculous amount of depth and replayability that’ll reel in gamers,
creative types, and machinima fans. (Ma-shin-a-wha? It’s animation
created by a 3D graphics engine, usually one from a videogame.)
Despite Google's handset device receiving a lot of hype and buzz, a mobile research firm is estimating that first week sales figures failed to deliver, and were far behind comparable sales when the 3G S launched.
They’re only 10 miles apart from each other in Silicon Valley and have spent almost a decade as best buddies, but Apple and Google may be gearing up for the mother of all battles, with the mobile computing crown as the ultimate prize.
Just about all of us have been there at one point or another, we get a gift card to a store that is across town or one we don't shop at much, so we let it linger there in our desks, wallets, or purses. Then when we finally get around to using it, turns out our gift card had an expiration date!
Skype tried pulling that same little trick on their SkypeOut users, only things didn't go so well for the company.
Yesterday, Valleywag offered up to $100,000 cash as part of a scavenger hunt to turn up clues to the existence of Apple’s fabled tablet. Today, Apple fired back with a cease & desist notice from their attorneys, which has fueled speculation that, yes Virginia, there really is an Apple tablet.