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Felix Baumgartner skydives from 24 miles above Earth; Uses MacBook to assist his efforts

15. October 2012

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In case you missed it this weekend, daredevil skydiver ‘fearless’ Felix Baumgartner took a helium balloon up until the outer edges of the atmosphere where he then proceeded to jump off at a height of 128,100 feet, or 24 miles above Earth. During the course of his freefall, Baumgartner reached a speed of Mach 1.24, [...]

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Was Apple wrong to sue Samsung if they themselves were inspired by Braun products?

26. September 2012

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Apple’s legal victory over Samsung, and its resulting $1.05 billion judgement, set off a flurry of comments and analysis about a number of broad topics. Of course, one of the major narratives to emerge in the wake of the trial centered on just what exactly should be patentable. After all, the idea that Apple was [...]

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Hilarious iPhone 5 Parody Video – This is how it’s done!

22. September 2012

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Now THIS is how you make an iPhone 5 parody. Eat your heart out, Conan. This is legit. And the accent and delivery of Joe Bloggs is just so spot on and Ivy-esque. “iPhone 5 is more comfortable to use and reduces scrolling fatigue while reading long documents.”

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Steve Jobs’ 30th birthday present from his friends at Apple

20. August 2012

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When Steve Jobs turned 30 in February of 1985, his friends and co-workers created the following video for him as a present. Originally posted by Technologizer, the video features an incredible amount of never before seen photos and video footage of Jobs. They set it to the wonderful song “My Back Pages” by one of [...]

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The shocking extent to which Samsung modeled the Galaxy S after the iPhone

8. August 2012

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Samsung’s copying of Apple’s iPhone runs deep, and recent evidence introduced at the Apple-Samsung trial reveals the breathtaking extent to which Samsung modeled their own smartphones after Apple own designs and features. The evidence in question is a massively large document compiled by Samsung engineers which shows 126 separate ways the company’s Galaxy S smartphone [...]

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The formerly secret history of the iPhone, as told by Scott Forstall

6. August 2012

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The Apple/Samsung litigation has proven to be an Apple enthusiast’s dream. iPhone prototypes, iPad prototypes, and a plethora of fascinating information regarding Apple’s design process and previously undisclosed internal workings of the notoriously secretive company. This past Friday was no different when Scott Forstall – Apple’s Senior VP of iOS Software - took the stand to [...]

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The first known photos of Apple’s iPad prototypes

19. July 2012

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Well before it ever crossed Steve Jobs’ mind that Apple should get into the smartphone business, the company had for a few years been tinkering with various tablet designs. The story goes that when Jobs was shown a tablet prototype with multitouch, he had a lightbulb moment and decided that Apple should make a phone. [...]

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Deron Williams signs his $98 million NBA contract on an iPad

10. July 2012

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One of the more interesting places where the iPad has made some significant inroads has been in the world of sports. Indeed, there are no shortage of stories of NFL teams abandoning their thick playbooks in favor of the iPad. But this story is a little bit different. Just about an hour ago, three-time NBA [...]

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A look at the iPad assembly process at Foxconn [Video]

12. April 2012

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Rob Schmitz is only the second reporter to have been granted access to the factory floor at Foxconn where they assemble iPads. Check out a video tour from his visit there below. Fascinating stuff, and Schmitz has a few more videos worth checking out over here.

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About those sexy Android names [Photo]

27. March 2012

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Seems like some Android manufacturers have been spending some extra time in certain aisles in CVS. So which is it, does your Android smartphone have something in common with a Condom? via The Intercom Blog

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Jony Ive and the underlying principles of Apple’s design philosphy

21. March 2012

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This London, a week ago, conducted a rare interview with Apple’s design chief Jony Ive wherein the influential designer toucheed upon a number of issues, including what makes design at Apple so special and tough for competitors to duplicate. Regarding what makes design at Apple so different, Ive explains that it’s a confluence of design [...]

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Obama uses his iPad to watch NBA League Pass

5. March 2012

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We’ve had no shortage of posts detailing President Obama’s Apple fandom, but this latest clip of Obama sitting down with ESPN reporter/journalist/podcaster Bill Simmons, aka The Sports Guy, is worth putting out there, if only because we get to see the Commander in Chief display some of his Basketball chops. In the video below, conducted [...]

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