Remember last year, when investors were screaming for Tim Cook to step down because he apparently wasn't the right man to lead Apple? My, how times have changed. Today Time magazine released its shortlist of candidates for Person of the Year, and there's Tim Cook, holding his own among seven other worthy candidates.
In September of this year, Apple CEO Tim Cook caused a bit of a stir when he said that "A few years ago, users of Internet services began to realize that when an online service is free, you’re not the customer. You’re the product." Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg thinks that's "ridiculous," according to a new interview from TIME. He even managed to throw in a dig of his own at Apple.
Smartphone thefts as a whole are on the rise, and according to a massive new report from the FCC, they now account for 10 percent of all robberies in the United States. But there's a silver lining to the announcement. Ever since Apple implemented its Activation Lock for iOS 7, thefts of the company's coveted handset have dropped sharply.
This marks the second year that Apple has announced plans to participate in Code.org's "Hour of Code" campaign. If you've ever wanted to learn what it takes to be a coder yourself (or if you have a young one who's interested), you'll want to head down to your local Apple Store on December 11 to enjoy a free hour-long introduction to computer programming.
So Black Friday and Cyber Monday came and went, but don't worry — there are still plenty more deals out there, and you won't even have to face the the crowds and clamor of one of the year's busiest shopping days! One thing you can count on is that our weekly deals happen year round and you can always find a great one on any given Thursday, right here. So let's see what this week has to offer.
The last couple of months have proven that the critics were right after all: Apple simply needed to make an iPhone with a bigger screen to storm the smartphone market. New research from Kantar demonstrates just how true this is. By the end of the quarter ending in October of this year, the Cupertino company had already nabbed a whopping 41 percent of the so-called "phablet" category.
If, for whatever reason, you've always wanted Mozilla's Firefox browser on your iPhone or iPad, your wait may at last be coming to an end. Mozilla has said for years that it had no interest it making its browser available for iOS users, but according to TechCrunch, the company apparently now has different ideas.
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We've heard a lot about how consumers love the new screen sizes for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but very little about how that love translates into practical use. The news reading app and service Pocket now has some data to remedy that, and it seems clear that the devices are changing how users are changing their reading habits on their iDevices.
What do you get the Apple user who has everything? This stuff. We’ve handpicked a small but varied collection of great gifts, things people might not think to buy for themselves but would appreciate nonetheless.