Posts Tagged ‘apple’

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Apple’s OS X Yosemite | Trailer

Reconsidering every element of the Mac interface, Apple has released a promotional video showing off the changes OS X Yosemite will deliver when the operating system launches this fall. The minute-long clip highlights several changes made to Apple’s upcoming OS, including flatter iconography, modernized system text and transparencies.

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Apple’s OS X Yosemite

As today marked the opening of Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, CEO Tim Cook took to the stage for his anticipated keynote speech to introduce a bevy of new initiatives for the Mac empire, and among them, a brand new desktop operating system dubbed “Yosemite.” Just as Maverick introduced last year, Yosemite will continue build upon the integration of iOS-style apps into the Macbook and iMac product lines, with hopes of making their interactions much more fluid and seamless.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

It’s Official, Apple Confirms $3 Billion Purchase of Beats

The rumors were true: the tech giant will shell out $3 billion to acquire Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre‘s music company. Cut the check, hip hop has its official billionaire. Salute to the big homie.

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Apple Rumored to Acquire Beats for 3.2 Billion, Dr Dre to Become Hip Hop’s First Billionaire

When the news broke yesterday that Apple was rumored to be in negotiations to purchase the Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine founded Beats Electronics, the big headline was the $3.2 billion price tag. While Beats is certainly an enormously valuable company, that’s an awful lot of money and it would be the priciest acquisition of a company by Apple in the company’s history.

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Apple’s CarPlay

Apple‘s CarPlay will provide hands-free control of the iPhone while driving. Today at the Geneva International Motor Show, Apple launched CarPlay, the company’s iPhone-related foray into the automotive industry. Previously known as iOS in the Car, the new CarPlay functionality is already available in select Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo models, with several other carmakers planning to offer it to their customers in the future, including BMW Group, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai Motor Company, Jaguar Land Rover, Kia Motors, Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan Motor Company, PSA Peugeot Citroën, Subaru, Suzuki and Toyota Motor Corp.

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Apple’s ‘GoToFail’ Security Flaw

On Friday, Apple quietly issued an update for iPhones and iPads that fixed a big problem: encryption wouldn’t stop an attacker on the same network from intercepting sensitive information sent during banking sessions, email sessions or Facebook chats. Then the news got worse.

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

Apple Users Think Faster Than Owners Of Other Phones

According to a study conducted by Ladbrokes, Apple users have quicker wits than users of other phone brands, with Nexus users coming in second place. For all our Apple heads out there, what do you think? Do you think faster than the rest?

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Apple’s New Mac Pro

Apple has just announced that its newly redesigned Mac Pro computer, features a signature ‘Darth Vader’ design and makes its highly anticipated release online. It will be available for sale tomorrow, Thursday Dec. 19 beginning at $2,999. There’s another version with better specs for $3,999, and a number of custom order options that will vary the prices upwards from there.

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

The Making of the Apple Mac Pro

As reported yesterday, Apple‘s latest desktop – the Mac Pro – is set to deliver in December. While the compact powerhouse will feature a bevy of premium hardware and performance updates that make it effectively the fastest Mac ever, there’s another facet of Apple products that make them so successful – the design.

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Apple Unveils the iPad Air

Speaking at today’s launch event in San Francisco, Phil Schiller announced the next iteration of the company’s tablet. It’s thinner, lighter and more powerful – hence the new name: the iPad Air. (No more of that “new iPad” nonsense.) And Cupertino takes that moniker seriously; this slate weighs just one pound (down from the fourth-gen model’s 1.4 pounds). It also boasts a 43-percent thinner bezel and a 20-percent thinner profile; it’s just 7.5mm thick this time around.