Apple probably could have gotten away with shrugging its shoulders at the recent news that a Chinese woman died from an electrocution allegedly caused by a faulty knockoff iPhone charger, but today 9to5Mac reported that the Cupertino company is taking a far more nobler stance. Later this month, it'll allow customers to bring in their old USB power adapters and receive new, Apple-designed ones for a lower price via a "takeback program."
June is fast approaching, and that means it's time for sons and daughters to celebrate the man who helped bring them into the world on Father's Day -- and Apple.com is already gussied up for the occasion.
For some, there’s nothing cooler than the idea of controlling computer software directly with your mind. No buttons, no keyboard, no mouse—just a link from your brain straight to your computer that translates thoughts into onscreen actions. Technology isn’t there yet, but NeuroSky’s Brainwave Starter Kit is taking us in that direction. Or, at least, it’s trying to.
While some recoil at the thought, bugs and insects are just plain interesting—there’s something undeniably cool about our more-than-four-legged friends. And while you may not readily admit to owning a Starship Troopers DVD (or its priced-to-own sequels), maybe your ears always perked up a bit when the subject of insects came about in high school biology class.
Cupertino has just released its financial results for the first quarter of 2013. Despite some recent turmoil over reduced parts manufacturing and lowered stock expectations, Apple has still started the year with a record showing.
Sometimes a silicone sleeve is all you need, and Moshi's Origo is one of our favorites. It adds very little bulk, but the honeycomb pattern on the inside is raised ever so slightly to give you a bit of extra shock protection, and the pattern is visible from the outside too.