So what does Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, think of the "wearables" category of technology, which the so-called "iWatch" will join when it's presumably announced on September 9? "I feel that wearables are a hard sell," he says. "Woz" explained his beliefs further in a recent interview shortly after word leaked that we would probably be seeing the long-awaited smartwatch next month after all.
Following its aborted first launch attempt several weeks ago, the artist formerly known as Research in Motion has returned with its BlackBerry Messenger app for iPhone and Android -- although you'll still have to wait to actually use it.
If you've been holding out for a iPad mini with a retina display, you won't have to wait much longer. According to a statement by NPD DisplaySearch to CNET this morning, Apple will start mass producing Retina iPad minis later in the year, and as a bonus, it'll have one of the highest tablet resolutions currently on the market.
There seems to be some confusion over the timing of the announcement, but it appears that Korean consumer electronics maker LG has acquired webOS from HP and plans to use it to power the company's HDTV sets.
Aside from the iOS 6 jailbreak yesterday, Monday was generally what we in the biz refer to as a "slow news day" -- a good time to soak in some smaller stories that might otherwise have fallen between the seat cushions of rumors and bigger stories making headlines across the tech community. Won't you sit back and enjoy a handful of those crumbs with us now…?
It must be tough to be a public figure in any line of work, with the media constantly waiting to pounce on every word you speak. Such is the case with Dell CEO Michael Dell, who once famously suggested that Apple had no hope of recovery and should simply close its doors and return money to the shareholders. Read on to find out why that statement is so ironic nearly 16 years later...