Apple hasn’t even announced its long-rumored iWatch wearable device, but at least one other company is gearing up to fight that proposed branding. Swiss watch manufacturer Swatch confirmed over the weekend that it is working to protect its iSwatch line in case Apple decides to enter the market. According to Bloomberg, Swatch has started alerting authorities in countries where it holds the iSwatch trademark to remind them of its ownership.
On Friday, corporate drama erupted over OnLive, the popular cloud streaming game company who cut loose its entire staff and was rumored to be on the verge of bankruptcy. Now the company is shedding some light on the situation.
Accumulated too many Macs or iOS devices over the years and looking to unload them? While eBay is one way to go, Apple would prefer you send it to their own recycling program, which now allows you trade in those old products in exchange for an Apple Gift Card -- assuming it’s worth anything, that is.
It has been said that imitation is the most sincere form of flattery. If this holds true, then the folks at Apple must be blushing constantly. Not only do their competitors ape the company's innovations on a regular basis, aficionados of Apple's offerings, too impatient to wait for rumored Mac and iOS products often put together their own convincing version of the next killer piece of gear they hope that Cupertino's hard at work on.
For your viewing pleasure, we've put together a gallery of 30 of our favorite fakes, spoofs and supposed leaks. Some hit pretty close to what Apple has unveiled at Keynote presentations in recent years. Others are purely Mac Fanboy flights of fancy. All of them are worth taking a look at. Enjoy!
Some seriously cutting-edge tech is cresting the horizon, ready to take your Apple devices and other gear to the next level of awesome. We’ve searched out the breakthroughs on the verge of becoming reality to discover how Macs, iDevices, and other tech are about to become even more impressive.