Archive | January 24th, 2011

Gabrielle Giffords recovery references iPad use

24. January 2011

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In an extremely odd headline that DF’s John Gruber aptly described as Onion-esque, Reuters reported earlier last week that wounded US Representative Gabrielle Gifford was doing better after having been shot in the head by a 22 year old deranged lunatic named Jared Lee Loughner. Just 12 days after she was shot in the head, […]

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Apple creates official Twitter account for the iTunes App Store

24. January 2011

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Apple this evening unveiled an official Twitter account for the iTunes App Store where users can get info about new and exciting apps in addition to being privy to exclusive offers. Since launching a few hours ago, the number of followers has skyrocketed to 39,000+. As you might expect, the official name for the account […]

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New iPhone commercial – Two is better than one

24. January 2011

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Apple this weekend aired a new iPhone commercial touting the fact that its iconic smartphone is now available, for the first time, on two networks in the US. Accompanied by Johann Strauss’ Blue Danube Waltz, the ad shows two separate iPhones operating side by side as each one sifts through various apps, with the two […]

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NSA analyst David Rice to become Apple’s director of global security

24. January 2011

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All Things D┬áreports that Apple recently hired security expert and noted author David Rice to take on a position as Apple’s director of global security. It remains to be seen just what Rice’s position will entail, but the hire reaffirms that Apple is taking security a lot more seriously than it has in the past. […]

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Apple patent describes MagicMouse with touchscreen display

24. January 2011

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Always looking to innovate in any way it can, a recent patent filing from Apple reveals that the company is exploring the possibility of expanding the functionality of its MagicMouse. In a patent application initially discovered by AppleInsider, and titled Computer Input Device Including a Display Device, the patent includes an illustration of a mouse […]

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White iPhone 4 to launch on February 27?

24. January 2011

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The white iPhone 4 was originally scheduled to be released alongside its black counterpart this Summer. But as you may have noticed by the plethora of black iPhone 4s, those plans were scrapped following a number of unsubstantiated rumors/explanations that included problems getting the white home button to match the shade of white on the […]

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Tim Cook – Joining Apple was “the best decision that I ever made”

24. January 2011

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Over the past few years, Apple COO Tim Cook has taken on an increasingly greater public role at Apple, especially in light of the fact that Steve Jobs has consistently handed Cook the reigns when he has to take time away from the company to deal with medical issues. But who is Tim Cook? Known […]

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