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Post Snowden, Tech Companies Are Much More Transparent and Protective of User Privacy Post Snowden, Tech Companies Are Much More Transparent and Protective of User Privacy

In May of 2013, the Electronic Frontier Foundation published their third-ever “Who Has Your Back” report, which looks at major tech companies and how they stack up when it comes to protecting user data and privacy. In the six criteria …

Apple Is Buying Beats Because It Has an Assload of Money (Says Funny or Die) Apple Is Buying Beats Because It Has an Assload of Money (Says Funny or Die)

The big rumor in the tech world this week is that Apple is in talks to acquire Beats Electronics, makers of the Beats by Dre headphones and recent launcher of a streaming music service. The news came out of left …

Dr. Dre Beats Deal: An Apple For Dre Keeps The Dr. Well Paid Dr. Dre Beats Deal: An Apple For Dre Keeps The Dr. Well Paid

Those who “forgot about Dre”, will remember him well after his recent Beats deal with Apple When he and Interscope buddy Jimmy Iovine came up with the idea for the Beats by Dr. Dre headphones in 2008, the invention was …

Apple Said To Be Close To Acquiring Beats For $3.2 Billion (Plus An Awesome Video With Dre Celebrating With Tyrese Gibson) Apple Said To Be Close To Acquiring Beats For $3.2 Billion (Plus An Awesome Video With Dre Celebrating With Tyrese Gibson)

Apple is said to be in talks to buy Beats Electronics (of Beats by Dre fame) for $3.2 billion, which would be Apple’s largest-ever acquisition and make Dr. Dre the richest rap star in the world, according to Forbes. He’s …

Steve Jobs Tops CNBC’s ‘First 25′ List, As He Could Really Rock a Turtleneck Steve Jobs Tops CNBC’s ‘First 25′ List, As He Could Really Rock a Turtleneck

CNBC has been around for 25 years now, and in honor of that, decided to come up with what they call the “First 25,” or the 25 people “to have had the most profound impact on business and finance since …

iOS 7.1.1 Found To Improve Battery Life iOS 7.1.1 Found To Improve Battery Life

iOS 7.1.1 was released earlier this week to cries of joy among the Apple faithful. It may have been an incremental update, but it was an incremental update with plenty of fixes that owners wanted. One of the less talked …

Apple Stock Split Will Make Apple Shares Cheaper Apple Stock Split Will Make Apple Shares Cheaper

It’s been nine years since Apple has offered a stock split. Thanks to the phenomenal success of the iPod, iPhone and iPad, Apple has never felt the need to split its stock. Shareholder confidence is at an all time low …

Apple Earnings Released: Revenue $45.6 Billion, Net Profit $10.2 Billion Apple Earnings Released: Revenue $45.6 Billion, Net Profit $10.2 Billion

Apple just released its earnings report for its fiscal 2014 second quarter, ended March 29th with revenue of $45.6 billion and quarterly net profit of $10.2 billion. That’s compared to $43.6 billion and net profit of $9.5 billion, respectively for …

iOS 7.1.1 Update Officially Released iOS 7.1.1 Update Officially Released

On the eve of its second-quarter financial results, Apple has released a new update for its latest iOS operating system. The iOS 7.1.1 update brings minor changes and fixes to the more significant iOS 7.1 update that was released back …

Leonardo DiCaprio Is the Latest Rumored Steve Jobs Leonardo DiCaprio Is the Latest Rumored Steve Jobs

Out with the Bale, in the with the Leo? The Hollywood Reporter is saying that the actor/director duo that Sony may snag for the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic is none other than Leonardo DiCaprio and Danny Boyle, the same team …

iOS 8 Will Have Shazam Music ID Built In [Report] iOS 8 Will Have Shazam Music ID Built In [Report]

Your iPhone is about to become a streamlined music identification device, if reports prove to be accurate. Bloomberg is citing two sources close to the matter who say that Apple is partnering with Shazam to integrate music ID into their …

Should Apple Replace Google Search With Yahoo On iPhones And iPads? Should Apple Replace Google Search With Yahoo On iPhones And iPads?

Rumor has it that Yahoo is focused on trying to convince Apple to switch the default search experience on iOS to Yahoo rather than Google. Would you like to see this happen? Let us know in the comments. Kara Swisher …

iPhone 6 Battery Reportedly Leaked in New Photo iPhone 6 Battery Reportedly Leaked in New Photo

Apple’s next iPhone is still months away from being announced but the rumor mill surrounding the device is, as always, going strong. This week tech blogs hit the jackpot as new details about the iPhone 6 and even photos of …

Microsoft Office 365 Personal Launches Today Microsoft Office 365 Personal Launches Today

In another bold move to increase its market-share and win back its customer base, Microsoft has released a new installment of its most famous Office product. Prior to today, Microsoft had limited its Office products to two categories – a …

iPhone 6  to be Significantly Larger (Rumor) iPhone 6 to be Significantly Larger (Rumor)

Since even before the iPhone 5S was officially announced rumors about the iPhone 6 have persisted. Most of those rumors have focused on the device’s size, which is said to be significantly larger than even the iPhone 5S. In January …

David Fincher Reportedly Wants Too Much for Steve Jobs Biopic David Fincher Reportedly Wants Too Much for Steve Jobs Biopic

Too much money, and too much control. According to The Hollywood Reporter, David Fincher and Sony Pictures have come to an impasse in negotiations over the Aaron Sorkin-penned Steve Jobs biopic. THR quotes sources who say that Sony Pictures is …

Apple iWatch Could Arrive Before the Holidays Apple iWatch Could Arrive Before the Holidays

Over one year ago rumors surfaced that Apple was working on its own wrist-based computing device. Dubbed the “iWatch” by industry watchers, the device was expected to launch before the end of 2013. We know now that this did not …

Apple’s WWDC Dates Announced: June 2-6 Apple’s WWDC Dates Announced: June 2-6

Apple has just announced the dates for its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, and the long-running event will take place this year from June 2nd to the 6th. It’ll take place in San Francisco’s Moscone West, per usual. “We have the …

Apple Opens Mobile Ad Platform To All, Adds Features Apple Opens Mobile Ad Platform To All, Adds Features

Last year, Apple launched iAd Workbench, a mobile ad campaign creation tool for iOS developers to launch their own campaigns targeting iOS users. Now, Apple has opened the platform up to anyone with an Apple ID, throwing down the barrier …

Microsoft Office May Be Coming To An iPad Near You Microsoft Office May Be Coming To An iPad Near You

Microsoft Office is a staple of many people’s lives, ranging from elementary school students to CEOs and everyone in between. Accessing Office has become easier than ever as of late, with personal computers, smart phones, and tablets becoming so prominent …

Apple Reportedly Pushing For More Automated Manufacturing Apple Reportedly Pushing For More Automated Manufacturing

Apple is well-known throughout the tech industry for its meticulous manufacturing specifications. With the advent of the iPhone the company turned its discerning eye for design to its manufacturing pipeline, creating a streamlined, efficient, and inexpensive way to release several …