September 14, 2012 |
Apple Inc. has won a round in a U.S. International Trade Commission case brought by Samsung Electronics Co. over patented technology in the iPhone and iPad, its second U.S. legal victory in a month over its largest smartphone competitor. Apple didn't violate Samsung's patent rights, ITC Judge James Gildea said Friday. The judge's findings are subject to review by the full commission, which has the power to block imports of products that infringe U.S. patents. The judge's findings follow a federal jury's ruling in San Jose on Aug. 24 awarding Apple more than $1 billion in damages, after deciding that Samsung had copied the look and some features of the iPhone.
June 7, 2011 |
What it is: Apple's iCloud is a way to store emails, calendars, photos, music and other documents online and access them with PCs and Apple devices that have a wireless Internet connection. Price: Free Storage: Unlimited for photos, music and books; 5 gigabytes for emails and documents Devices: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac and PC When: Beta versions of iCloud for iTunes without the matching function are available now for iOS 4.3. The full system will be available this fall for mobile users with iOS 5 and Mac users with Mac OS X Lion operating systems.
September 12, 2012 |
SAN FRANCISCO -- The iPhone 5 is finally here. After months of rampant rumors and hype, Apple debuted its latest smartphone Wednesday in front of a packed house at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, claiming it is the world's thinnest. The iPhone 5 features a larger screen and weighs 112 grams, or about 4 ounces, which is 20% lighter than the iPhone 4S. It is also 18% thinner, Apple's marketing chief Phil Schiller said. It has an improved A6 processor that is twice as fast as its predecessor, high-speed 4G LTE connectivity and a widescreen aspect ratio.
August 21, 2012 |
Check off another milestone for Apple Inc. — it's now the most valuable company of all time. The technology behemoth achieved that distinction with the latest jump in its seemingly irrepressible stock price. Apple shares have been on a steady uptick for years, and investors now value the company at $623.5 billion. That surpassed the previous high of $616.3 billion, not adjusted for inflation, notched by rival Microsoft Corp. at the end of the late-1990s dot-com boom. To put that in perspective, Apple is now worth 17 times as much as Ford Motor Co., seven times as much as McDonald's Corp.
October 4, 2013 |
For two years, she was the voice of Apple, giving directions to iPhone users and sometimes responding with quirky comments. At times Siri became butt of jokes on late-night TV, and all along, iPhone users wondered who was behind the voice. Ponder no more. Thanks to CNN , Apple fans finally know who voiced the feature. Her name is Susan Bennett, and she is a voice-over actress who lives in Atlanta. Bennett told CNN she has done countless voice gigs since the '70s, many of which have been used for commercial jingles, GPS systems and even as the voice customers hear at Delta Air Lines terminals.
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September 30, 2013 |
The saying "A picture is worth a thousand words" holds true for lots of things, but sometimes an explanation is still helpful. In today's photo, Sergey Sus captured this amazingly colorful, light-filled photo of ... just what, exactly? As it turns out, the photo is of a recent Apple store display, according to an email from Sus: "This photo was taken at the Apple store in the Americana at Brand. This display is in the main window, and I like the way all these color balls lined up, especially when looking at them straight on. " If you look closely, the background shows the line for the new iPhone.
March 17, 2012 |
After spending about a day with the new iPad, it's clear that Apple's third-generation tablet is an improvement over its two stellar predecessors. Apps launch faster, websites load quicker and the camera actually takes good-looking pictures this time around thanks to a 5-megapixel rear shooter. But there is no question that the best feature found in the new iPad is its display. With a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels, and 3.1 million pixels in total spread across the screen, the new iPad's screen has a higher resolution screen than today's 1080p high definition TVs. The device offers the sharpest, most impressive screen I've seen on any tablet, ever.
September 2, 2010
Leek, apple and thyme soup Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes Servings: Makes about 3 quarts soup, 10 to 12 servings 7 leeks, divided 3 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 large onion, thinly sliced 2 to 3 large cloves garlic, pressed 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled and chopped 1 Red Delicious apple, peeled and chopped 1 3/4 pounds potatoes, peeled...
June 22, 2012 |
Sometimes Apple becomes so wrapped up in its secrecy that it declines to release accessories that its products obviously could use. But that's what third parties are for, and right now a bunch of start-up third parties are on Kickstarter trying to get seed money for some pretty cool Apple-related projects. They range from iPhone cases and gadgets to a stand built to improve Apple's iPad Smart Cover and Smart Case. That project is the Smarter Stand , and it's a pair of clips that help you get more stand positions for your iPad out of your Smart Cover by holding together two of the cover's folds at the same time.
October 24, 2013 |
Tesla Motors of Palo Alto announced Thursday that it has hired Apple vice president Doug Field to oversee its new vehicle programs. While at Apple, according to Tesla's news release, Field "led the development of many new products at Apple including the latest MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and iMac. " Live unboxing: Microsoft Surface 2 tablet [Video chat] This is not his first stop in the auto industry. Previously, Field worked as an engineer at Ford Motor Co. While Tesla didn't provide many details, the company said Field would be "responsible for driving development of new vehicles" and called him "an accomplished leader and engineer of innovative, high-technology products.