Monthly Archives: "February 2014"

One down and many more to go. Bloomberg is reporting that Apple won the dismissal of a 1.57 billion-euro ($2.2 billion) lawsuit in Germany over the technology used to decide priority for calls in mobile networks. Apple Inc. (AAPL) won the dismissal of a 1.57 billion-euro ($2.2 billion) lawsuit in Germany over the technology used to decide priority for calls in mobile networks. “Apple doesn’t infringe two patents asserted by IPCom GmbH & Co KG, a court in Mannheim ruled today, without giving the reasoning for its decision,” Karin Matussek reports for Bloomberg. “The rulingsRead More
Writing for Seeking Alpha, Kyle Spencer (research analyst) suggests that $2.5 trillion credit card industry is about to be disrupted by Apple. According to Kyle Spencer, “credit cards were never designed with the Web in mind. The combination of Multi-Factor Authentication, QR scanning, mobile phones, public ledgers and biometrics offers both a more frictionless experience than plastic and are thus more suited to today’s Web saturated world.” Spencer believes that Apple has the patents and the infrastructure to take on all newcomers and current players in this space. The recently announced collaboration between Samsung andRead More
Fortune unveiled its 31st annual list of the World’s Most Admired Companies today and Apple topped the list for the seventh year in a row. Rounding off the top 10 are Amazon, Google, Berkshire Hathaway, Starbucks, Coca-Cola, Walt Disney, FedEx, Southwest Airlines, and General Electric. Erika Fry writing fortune (via Macdailynews) said: “The iconic tech company known for the iPhone and other stylish and user-friendly products is back in the top spot on this year’s list, for the seventh year in a row. Apple, the most valuable brand on the planet accordingRead More
a Rafflecopter giveaway We’re giving away 5 Wondershare TidyMyMusic licenses (each worth $39) to five lucky readers. This giveaway will end on 9th March 2014. To be eligible for this fantastic prize, participants are asked to: Follow us on Twitter +5 points (mandatory) Comment on the post +5 points Like us on Facebook +5 points Follow us on Google+ +5 points (mandatory) Five lucky winners will be pick randomly. Please remember to submit a valid email to receive your prize. We will not use your email for other purposes. Here is TidyMyMusic in action:Read More
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Posted On February 26, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Apple iPhone 6 Could Launch July This Year, Analyst Says

In a research note to investors,  Mizuho Securities analyst Abhey Lamba suggests that Apple’s next-generation iPhone could be with us sooner than expected. According to the report, checks in Asia and Japan indicate that a July introduction of the new lineup is very likely. “The supply chain vendors are getting ready for an earlier ramp up of production versus prior years,” Abhey Lamba said. “Recently, the company has been introducing new lineup in September time frame whereas the next generation phones could come out in July this year,” Abhey Lamba explains.Read More

Posted On February 26, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Wondershare TidyMyMusic For Mac Review

If you’re like me and fancy yourself to be a closet DJ, then having a well organized iTunes library is a must. I love my music, but with a library of over 4000 songs, I struggle to keep things nice and tidy until now – thanks to TidyMyMusic. What is it? Wondershare website boasted that TidyMyMusic (Mac): Is an all-in-one solution which uses sophisticated acoustic fingerprint technology to accurately find and add artist name, song name, album art, genre info and more. You can even download and view song lyrics and weedRead More
Chris Wong guy could be excused for thinking that his iPhone 5s is IP67 compliant – water and dust resistant The video above shows Wong’s unbridled joy of finding his iPhone using a metal detector a week after losing it and discovering that it still works.  Chris Wong: Great story.Read More

Posted On February 26, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Tech News

Is This Motorola’s Smartwatch?

A blurry image of a smartwatch bearing the Motorola logo surfaced online today. C Technology published the photo on their Weibo account. According TechRadar, Motorola has revealed that they are in the process of developing a smartwatch at MWC 2014. “It’s our intention to deliver interesting wearable technology – we are developing a watch which will be coming out in the next year,” Rick Osterloh, SVP product management, said at the event. “Our main focus is that we will start to solve a real user problem in that there are no wearable productsRead More

Posted On February 25, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Apple’s Innovation Philosophy Versus Competitors’

Ken Segall, author of the bestselling book – Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple’s Success, suggests that Apple and Samsung have differing philosophies when it comes to innovation. “Innovation comes in many flavors,” Ken Segall said. “Sometimes it’s about creating revolutions, other times it’s about adding features. Sometimes it’s about creating things that people fall in love with, other times it’s simply about creating things.” According to Segall, Samsung’s approach to innovation is more about adding features and in most cases, at the expense of customers’ satisfaction: On the other hand,Read More

Posted On February 24, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Tim Cook Pays Homage To Steve Jobs In Tweets

Apple CEO Tim Cook to pays his respect to his friend and former boss Steve Jobs on twitter. The late Steve Jobs would have been celebrating his 59th birthday today. Tim Cook commented that the company will honor the great man by continuing the work he loved so much. Tweets posted by Tim Cook on his twitter page: Remembering my friend Steve on his birthday. "Stay hungry, Stay foolish". We honor him by continuing the work he loved so much. — Tim Cook (@tim_cook) February 24, 2014 Remembering Steve onRead More

Posted On February 24, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Happy Birthday Steve Jobs; May He R.I.P

In honor of Jobs’ birthday, let’s reminisce one of his greatest moments ever – the unveiling of the iPhone in 2007. The late Steve Jobs would have been 59 today. Steve Jobs died in 2011 following a long battle with cancer at age 56. Recently it has been reported that the former Apple CEO may appear on a commemorative U.S. postage stamps in 2015, only four years after his death.  Read More
According to a report from Advertising Age, Apple may not be the heartless, money-grabbing company many suggest it is. The report highlights that Apple is leaving money on the table by refusing to hand over valuable users’ information to advertisers. “Measuring U.S. mobile ad revenues only, Google and Facebook tower over Apple,” Kate Kaye reports for Advertising Age. “Top dog Google garnered $3.98 billion in mobile in the U.S. in 2013 while second-ranking Facebook generated $1.53 billion, according to eMarketer. Apple collected $258 million in U.S. mobile-ad revenue last year. It mainlyRead More