TheDuperTech: Apple acquires indoor navigation... →
thedupertech: Apple has acquired the indoor navigation company WifiSLAM. The Cupertino giant paid $20 million for the two-year old Silicon Valley startup. WifiSLAM, as its name mildly suggests, has developed an indoor location method based on Wi-Fi signals coming from routers in the building. It allows…
Apple puts the spotlight on film- themed iPad apps... →
Jobs: An entertaining, if inaccurate, portrait of... →
Anti-Apple Anger →
marco: Why are Android and Microsoft fans so angry at Apple’s success? (Originally published in The Magazine, Issue 4.)
alexanderpf: BMW Wants To Make Your Next Car A Truly Mobile 4G LTE Hotspot via techspotlight Let’s say you want to go on a long road trip and you are taking along your wife and kids and naturally all of them have an iPhone or iPad or laptop or all three. They’ll be spending the entire ride playing around on those things, streaming movies, playing social games, answering emails, and reading the...
Tim Cook Confirms Cellular iPad Mini Is Coming To... →
Apple's Phil Schiller Throws Cold Water on...
ramialkarmi: Phil Schiller, Apple’s SVP of Global Marketing, said in an interview to a Chinese newspaper that “cheap smart phones will not be developed in order to grab market share away”. There have been a number of analysts, especially over the past few days, and the Wall Street Journal who have speculated that Apple will come out with a lower priced iPhone in potentially a smaller format....
Hundreds - iOS Puzzle Game →
parislemon: Awesome, simple, fun, beautiful new iOS game. (Great promotional site too.) [via Daring Fireball]
Apple: App Store Tops 40 Billion Downloads with... →
chartier: Over two billion app downloads in December alone with a total of over 500 iTunes Store—and therefore App Store—accounts. Keep in mind, Apple has clarified in the past that it only considers the initial download of an app in “downloads”; updates don’t count. Plus, according to an estimate by analyst Benedict Evans, which he thankfully clarified for me, Apple has likely sold around 525...
The "Cheap iPhone" →
parislemon: A few thoughts on the latest report of a “less-expensive” iPhone by Jessica E. Lessin for The Wall Street Journal: 1) This report seems to surface every year, including by the same Wall Street Journal that is reporting the news today. 2) That said, there does seem to be more gathering momentum around the idea of a “cheap iPhone” this time around. I smell a faint hint of Apple. ...
The 2012 Patent Rankings →
parislemon: For the 20th (!) year in a row, IBM was granted the most patents in 2012. Google and Apple were both up significantly over previous years — but only came in at numbers 21 and 22 on the list, respectively. Each were granted about 5,000 (!) fewer patents than IBM for the year. And guess who was number two on the list? The fifth horseman.
An App That Can Tell Which Friend Got You Sick
The app is useful for both those who have a cold and those who don’t. It scans your friends’ Facebook profiles for keywords that may signal illness such as “coughing,” “sneezing,” or even “nurse.” It also reviews all your friends’ check-ins to see if they’re up late at night (sleep deprivation), which makes them more likely to catch a cold. Read more here