Posts by Sam Adams

Google Voice updated with iOS 6, iPhone 5 support, bug fixes

Google has just released version 1.4.3 of its Google Voice app for iOS. The new update contains iOS 6 support, support for the iPhone 5′s 16:9 screen, and of course the ubiquitous “bug fixes.” – Optimized for iPhone 5 and iOS 6 – Bug fixes and performance enhancements – iOS 4.3 or above is now required Also of note, the app will now only support…

Baby squirrel noms on Apple earphones

Apple’s new EarPods are nice, but it seems like nothing beats the original according to this baby squirrel. Yeah, this one’s a stretch, but click on some of the related videos for more cute animals and you’re set for the rest of the night. You’re welcome. Via:…

Speck triumphs over counterfeit case makers

Speck, the popular manufacturer of iOS accessories, has just won a lawsuit against counterfeit makers. Speck’s popular “CandyShell” line was a little too inspiring to counterfeiting firm Tsai & Shaw, and now they’re paying for it. Reportedly, Tsai & Shaw not only copied the design of Speck’s cases, it was using Speck’s branding on the counterfeit…

Apple, HTC patent agreement will be void if either company is bought out

Earlier this week, Apple and HTC signed a patent agreement to settle all open patent agreements. It has been discovered today, however, that this agreement will be voided if either company is bought out. FOSS Patents’ Florian Mueller reports that this agreement prevents Samsung from buying out HTC to avoid their patent wars with Apple. “In the event of…

iOS 6 fixes stolen iPhone iMessage bug

Some users have reported that while on iOS 5, their iPhones were stolen, and even after remotely wiping them, the thief was still receiving iMessages intended for the owner of the device. Apparently, this was fixed in iOS 6, The Next Web reports. This bug was first reported in late 2011, with some users claiming that their stolen iPhones could still…

Apple now? New journal patent granted today resembles Google Now

The United States Patent and Trademark Office today granted Apple a patent numbered 8,316,046, which outlines an automatic journaling system for use with iOS. As detailed in the patent, this automatic “journal event” system would leverage the iPhone’s GPS technology to create a memory of events such as photos, phone calls, web interactions, and more. The…

Apple selling refurbished products on eBay?

If a recent report is correct, Apple is secretly running its own shop on eBay in order to sell its refurbished products. 9to5Mac has been monitoring this page, and contacted eBay for more information. eBay alluded that the page is “a low profile Apple test site that could open to much bigger things”. It seems suspicious that anyone other than Apple…

iPhone 5 now shipping in ’2 weeks’ according to Apple online store

Apple’s hottest new product, the iPhone 5, may finally be catching up to consumer demands. The iPhone 5 is now listed as “Available: 2 weeks” on Apple’s online store. This means that any new iPhone 5 purchased will ship in 2 weeks, and until today that time frame was 2-3 weeks. It seems Apple has suddenly become a little more sure of its…

Apple hardware SVP sells $10.7 million in stock

Dan Riccio, Apple’s new Senior Vice President of Hardware Engineering, sold $10.73 million in company stock this week. A total of 19,726 shares were sold, with another 1,000 given away as a charitable donation. The sales took place yesterday and today, and were detailed in a regulatory filing. This sounds like a lot, and you might think it’s the…