Humane Scores Another Apple Executive

Humane has announced that Patrick Gates, former Apple Internet Services executive, has joined the startup as Chief Technology Officer.

Microsoft Expects ‘Halo Effect’ From Winning Pentagon JEDI Contract

Fresh off of winning the Pentagon’s $10 billion JEDI contract, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said the company is expecting a “halo effect,” according to Yahoo Finance’s Brian Sozzi. “Halo effect” was a term used frequently in regard to Apple products,…

All Good Things: Jony Ive Officially Leaves Apple, Closing Out An Era

He made a name for himself as THE Apple design guru, bringing to life such iconic designs as the iMac, iPod, iPhone and iPad yet, as with all good things, Jony Ive’s time at Apple has drawn to a close.…

Classic iPods Are So Hot Right Now

They say you don’t know what you’ve got, ’till it’s gone. The iPod Classic – you know, that mp3 player that relies on a click-wheel and only plays music (it can’t make phone calls?) – is apparently in high demand.…

Teen Murders Parents for ‘Taking Away His iPod and Stuff’

Here’s a chilling, sad, and ridiculous story out of Norfolk, Virginia. And otherwise well-balanced high school sophomore has pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder after he beat and stabbed both of his parents to death. The reason? “I…

Neil Young Set to Unveil Pono, a New Music Player

With the advent of the smartphone, the world was introduced to another way to degrade the quality of music by attempting to stuff all media into one, singular device with extremely limited storage and processing capabilities. Unfortunately, this trend of…

Apple Refund: Company To Refund Over $30 Mil. In App Case

As of late, this writer has seen a trend among the toddlers and young children she finds herself around; most of them are better at handling an iPhone or iPad than many adults. This is certainly not undue, at least…

iOS 7 Update Hits iPhones, iPads & iPods Today

Update: A lot of people are having trouble downloading the update. The long-anticipated iOS 7 update comes to various iDevices today. The new operating system was first unveiled earlier this year at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, and the release date…

Bastion Out Now For iPhone, iPod

Bastion is one of those indie titles that, like Braid and Limbo, gained popularity on the merits of its interesting art style, intriguing story, and solid, simple gameplay. In addition to these qualities, Bastion’s aurally-pleasing narration also set it apart…

Apple Launches Holiday Gift Guide Website

Apple doesn’t send out holiday mailers to mailboxes all over the country. It doesn’t need to, and paper spam would seem old-fashioned for the world’s most valuable tech company. In fact, it probably doesn’t need to put together a holiday…

New iPod Touch Pre-Orders Shipping Out Today

Did you pre-order the new iPod Touch as soon as it was announced last month? If so, you’ve been waiting for the vague release date of October to roll around. We’re already a quarter through the month and there’s been…

New iPod Touch Expected To Launch In Three Weeks

The new iPod Touch was one of the more unexpected announcements during Apple’s iPhone 5 event. It was a given that Apple would refresh the iPod Touch, but the extent in which the company upgraded the device was a pleasant…

Apple Celebrates The Life Of Steve Jobs On The Anniversary Of His Death

Time moves rather quickly when you stop to think about it. It’s hard to imagine that it’s already been one year since the passing of Steve Jobs. Even with his passing, it’s been business as usual at Apple as the…

iPhone 5 Event: New iPod Touch Announced

Though the iPhone 5 was certainly the highlight of Apple’s big announcement event today, the company still has a ton of announcements aside from its new flagship smartphone. For those who don’t need an Apple device that doubles as a…

Apple Apparently Thinks People Still Buy iPod Touches

Apple is very successful at what they do. They are able to single-handedly convince people to hand over large amounts of money for iPhones and iPads. The company thinks that this tactic also works for their other products like the…

GameDock Could Turn Your iPhone Into a Console

It’s clear that traditional gaming on a smartphone is frustrating. Games that need more than a tap or a swipe have to overlay controls onto the touchscreen, meaning that gamers will have their fingers hovering over much of the game.…

Amazon Updates the Kindle App For iOS

Amazon this week updated its Kindle app for iOS. The iPhone and iPad versions both got improvements, though they were different for each. The iPad edition of the Kindle app received the more major changes, with the app now having…

Amazon Cloud Player for iPhone Released

Amazon announced today that the Amazon Cloud Player app is now available for iPhone and iPod touch devices. The app can now be downloaded for free through Apple’s App Store. The app provides streaming music or downloads through customers’ Amazon…

Netflix Streaming Player For iOS Updated

Netflix today announced that it has updated its streaming player inside the Netflix app for iOS devices. The asthetics of the player has been adjusted to look more like Netflix’s “browse experience.” The new video player includes larger buttons and…

Absinthe 2.0: How to Jailbreak Your iPhone

iPhone, iPad, and iPod users who want to use their devices more freely have always been in a race with Apple to keep ahead of updates. Because of that, the release this week of Absinthe 2.0 was exciting news for…