One of the persistent (if odd) rumors that's been floating around lately is that Apple plans to buy the Tesla motor company as a part of its supposed drive to create the "iCar," but if it does, Tesla isn't telling. Yet in an interview with Bloomberg today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk did confirm that the motor company had "conversations" with Apple, but he wasn't specific as to what these concerned.
CES is always a big show every year, even if it doesn't always produce much in the way of Apple or iOS news, but there was more than enough going on with Apple and its competitors. Amazon did a little something new with downloadable music, Russia made a giant iPhone model, and there was some confusion about cheap iPhones. Plenty more where this came from.
Hey, remember a while back when we told you about the custom car dashboard featuring a built-in iPad mini? Yeah, that was kind of amazing. But the team at Carbuzz have taken things even further (albeit virtually). A new tongue-in-cheek post at the enthusiast site asks what an Apple-designed vehicle might look like, right down to the tricky issue of maintenance.