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.
Technology moves faster than poop through a goose: New products crop up quickly, while established brands and well-loved hardware can disappear just as fast. The same goes for those that make new technology possible, with new entrepreneurs bringing their wares to the fore, and legends leaving us years before their time. This past year proved no exception. With the new year creeping ever closer, we submit to you ten of our picks for the most important tech stories of the year. Designed by Apple users for Apple users, we're sure you'll find yourself nodding in agreement at more than a few of our choices.
It's been mobile phone mayhem this week on TechRadar with a host of new smartphones being shown off at the annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. And even though Apple wasn't there to show off a new iPhone, that hasn't stopped more iPhone 5 rumours cropping up. Read on for this week's most popular stories on TechRadar.
To be a top-notch Mac tech or consultant, you need two things: Extensive training surrounding the underpinnings of Apple hardware and a whole lotta Red Bull. While they can't help you with your energy drink addiction, the folks at MacTech definitely have your back where the training is concerned. Catering to the needs of those who specialize in providing service to home and small business clients, attending a MacTech one-day Boot Camp is a great way to pick up new skills, catch wind of the latest developments of concern to the tech and consulting community and network with your fellows. With this being the case, we're sure that you'll be happy to discover that MacTech has just announced four new Boot Camp events for 2011.