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Tesla CEO: Acquisition by Apple ‘very unlikely’

Earlier this week, rumors were swirling around the meeting of Tim Cook and Tesla CEO Elon Musk. While the actual reason behind the meeting is still unclear, rumors claimed that Apple was looking to acquire the electronic car manufacturer. You may be wondering, ‘why would Apple buy a car company?’ Well, that’s fair, but Apple at one point was said to…

Apple job listings hint at possibility of iTV

Tim Cook has said as recently as last quarter’s earnings call that Apple is expected to enter new product markets in the year 2014. That means that it shouldn’t be long before we see a new product coming out of Cupertino, right? Well, because of Cook’s statements, all the focus recently has been on the much rumored iWatch. While this may be annoying for…

Report: Facebook acquiring WhatsApp for $16 billion

A report has just started making it’s way around the internet saying that Facebook will be purchasing WhatsApp for an enormous $16 billion. Yes, with a b. That’s an insane amount of money, but not something unheard of in this day and age of companies buying other companies. Facebook has said that $4 billion of this will be in cash, while $12 billion will…

Freaking Furries App Review: Delightfully bouncy puzzle game

Freaking Furries from Digital Poke is a physics-based puzzle game where you must save your furry little friends, and avoid some furry foes, by using the tried-and-tested catapult metaphor which iOS gamers will be well accustomed to. The premise of Freaking Furries is simple. You are tasked with saving yellow Furries and avoiding red Furries. You have…

Head of Technology Advancement Group at Apple retires after 12 years

A report is coming out today that, after a near 12 year tenure with the company, the head of the Technology Advancement Group at Apple, Brett Bilbrey, has retired. NetworkWorld broke the news, and also got in contact with Bilbrey to discuss his role while at Apple. In the former 5 years of his stint at Apple, he was the head of the Technology Advancement…

Square launches special (Product) RED card reader

Square has teamed up with RED to launch a special edition card reader. The (Product) RED card reader will cost you a $10 donation, with over 97% of that money going directly to the charity in order to help fight AIDS on a global scale. As well as  money from each unit’s sale going to charity, customers swiping their cards to make purchases will also…

Aerial photography reveals Campus 2 progress

An awesome aerial shot of the site of Apple’s brand new Campus 2 headquarters has revealed significant progress on the site. The shot was taken by KCBS reporter Ron Cervi, and shows that demolition on the site, which began in November, is well underway. As you can see, around three-quarters of the 176 acre site has now been cleared, with progress…

iTunes Festival coming to US shores for the first time at SXSW in March

For the first time in its history, the iTunes Festival is going to be held outside the UK, at the SXSW event in March. Between March 11th-15th, Apple’s going to host a concert each evening with a string of top artists set to perform at the Moody Theater, home of the Austin City Limits. So far, those names include Coldplay, Imagine Dragons, Pitbull, Keith…

4.7″ and 5.6″ iPhone rumors emerge once more, will they ever stop?

Barely a week goes by without a “source from the supply chain” telling one publication or another that Apple is planning to release two new iPhone sizes this year. This week is no different. Taiwan’s Economic Daily News claims that the iPhones of 2014 will be released with a 4.7-inch and 5.6-inch displays. Like other reports, it also claims the the…