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Android Tablets Outsell iPads in 2013

There’s a new tablet leader in town. The year 2013 was a big step for Android tablets. For the first time ever, they outsold the iPad. Sales for the Android tablet reached 195.4 million last year, which is a 68 …

Apple Reportedly Retiring Older MacBook Pro Apple Reportedly Retiring Older MacBook Pro

Last October Apple unveiled its latest MacBook Pro line. The newer laptops feature “Retina” displays and are thinner, lighter, more powerful, and all-around better than previous models. It’s no surprise, then, that DigiTimes is reporting Apple will be ceasing production …

Peter Oppenheimer To Retire From Apple In September Peter Oppenheimer To Retire From Apple In September

It’s rare to see departures from Apple on the executive level, but they do happen. In fact, Apple’s longtime SVP and CFO is retiring this year. Apple announced today that Peter Oppenheimer, its senior vice president and CFO, will be …

Arizona’s Anti-Gay Bill Gets Pushback From Apple, Other High-Profile Companies Arizona’s Anti-Gay Bill Gets Pushback From Apple, Other High-Profile Companies

Apple has joined a host of high-profile businesses in urging Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to veto a controversial piece of legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against the LGBT community on religious grounds. The bill, Senate Bill 1062, amends …

Apple Security Flaw: How Bad Is It?

An Apple security flaw has been discovered and it could be allowing hackers to beat encryption and intercept email and other communications. Last week, Apple released an update that would fix the flaw on mobile devices running iOS, such as …

Apple Security Flaw Is “As Bad As You Could Imagine”

Apple is performing an emergency software fix this week to correct a security flaw putting both iPhone and Mac users at risk. After it was brought to their attention that hackers could enter systems by email, Apple, Inc. issued an …

Steve Jobs Stamp Coming in 2015, Design Pending Steve Jobs Stamp Coming in 2015, Design Pending

According to USPS documents obtained by The Washington Post, late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is set to be memorialized with his own US postage stamp in 2015. He joins Johnny Carson, Elvis Presley, and James Brown as famous Americans set …

Yes, Tesla Talked to Apple, But Acquisition Is Unlikely Yes, Tesla Talked to Apple, But Acquisition Is Unlikely

Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed that people at Tesla did meet with people at Apple, but it’s unlikely that any rumored merger will take place. Musk did say that “if” the talks had anything to do with a possible acquisition, …

Apple’s iTunes Festival to Make American Debut at SXSW Apple’s iTunes Festival to Make American Debut at SXSW

For the first time ever, Apple is putting on one of its iTunes music festivals in America. The company announced that it will be a five-night venture, set to kick off March 11th at SXSW. The shows will be free, …

Tesla and Apple Rumors Continue to Swirl

On Sunday, the San Francisco Chronicle released an article which has shaken the core of the internet and tech world. According to an anonymous source, Adrian Perica, Apple’s merger and acquisitions chief, and Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, held a …

‘Flappy Bird’ Knockoff Apps Being Rejected by Apple

After Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen announced he was pulling his addictive game from the Apple App Store and Google Play, which prompted reactions that varied from outraged to threatening, quite a few games have popped up that are very …

Kanye Talks ‘His Boy and Sh*t’ Eric Schmidt, ‘Rich As F*ck’ Tim Cook at Concert

If you’re unfamiliar with Kanye West’s Yeezus tour–here’s a quick rundown. It’s an incredible spectacle–really. If I hadn’t seen it with my own eyes, the various reports about it being an incredible spectacle wouldn’t have held water for me. But …

Apple May Be Looking Into Medical Devices [Report] Apple May Be Looking Into Medical Devices [Report]

Apple is one of the biggest companies in the world thanks to its mobile devices. The iPhone and iPad have proven to be big sellers quarter after quarter, but the gravy train can’t last forever. Apple has to be constantly …

Apple’s iTunes Radio Now Out in Australia Apple’s iTunes Radio Now Out in Australia

Apple today announced that iTunes Radio is officially out in Australia. Australian music fans who are also Apple iOS device owners can now use the software on their mobile device or through iTunes on PC or Mac. iTunes Radio was …

U.S. Closes Samsung Patent Abuse Investigation U.S. Closes Samsung Patent Abuse Investigation

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) today officially closed its investigation into Samsung’s possible abuse of patents. The decision was made following the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) decision to overturn previously awarded bans on Apple products in the U.S. As …

Apple Posts Record Holiday iPhone, iPad Sales Apple Posts Record Holiday iPhone, iPad Sales

Apple today released its first quarter 2014 earnings, revealing that the company has once again set holiday sales records. Apple took in $13.1 billion in earnings during the holiday quarter on $57.6 billion revenue. The company’s earnings match the $13.1 …

Celebrate The Mac’s 30th Birthday By Watching It Get Torn Apart Celebrate The Mac’s 30th Birthday By Watching It Get Torn Apart

As you may already know, 30 years ago today saw the release of the Mac 128K. It was the original Macintosh computer and helped to usher in a new era of computing. If you want to read more about its …

Apple’s Original Macintosh Computer Turns 30 Apple’s Original Macintosh Computer Turns 30
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A couple of days ago, we reflected on the 30th anniversary of Apple’s famous “1984” ad – you know, the creepy one that aired during the Super Bowl and was directed by Ridley Scott. That ad’s purpose was to usher …

New iPhones Will Sport Larger Screens [REPORT] New iPhones Will Sport Larger Screens [REPORT]

Exactly one year ago today, Apple CEO Tim Cook said this during an earnings call: “The iPhone 5 offers as you know a new 4-inch Retina display, which is the most advanced display in the industry and no one comes …

Samsung, Apple Bought 17% of Semiconductors in 2013 Samsung, Apple Bought 17% of Semiconductors in 2013

While Apple remains the top brand for the premium smartphone market, Samsung has managed to top global market share for the entire smartphone market with its large selection of differently-priced devices. These facts map almost directly to the semiconductor market, …

Apple’s Iconic, Creepy 1984 Ad Turns 30 Apple’s Iconic, Creepy 1984 Ad Turns 30

On January 22nd, 1984, Apple unveiled one of the most famous advertisements of all time on the biggest night in advertising. The minute-long commercial would introduce the Macintosh personal computer and would only be shown once, on CBS, during the …