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Developer edition clear Apple Newton 110 for sale on eBay

If any of you are collectors of Apple gear, and have to have one of everything produced by the company (and have a cool $1350 to spend), head on over to eBay and check out this cool transparent version of Apple’s Newton 110. According to the seller, this limited edition Newton was given to developers during an Apple Conference. The owner estimates that…

Stars of jOBS film to take the stage at Macworld

  If you haven’t heard by now, which would honestly surprise me quite a bit if you hadn’t, Ashton Kutcher will be playing Steve Jobs in the an upcoming film of his life – dubbed jOBS. Well, it has just been announced that Kutcher, and co-star Josh Gad, will be taking the stage to begin the 3 day conference on January 31st to talk about their…

Cheap 3rd party Lightning cables are beginning to appear

  Cheap Lightning cables started showing up around the time that the authentication chip was hacked, but they weren’t very prevalent. Now, the website TVC-Mall has added an entire section dedicated to Lightning cables, most of them very cheap. Compared to Apple’s $19 one, these start at a mere $3.62. It doesn’t stop there though, there are also…

7 years in prison is the sentence for Jobs’ home burglar

Remember back when Steve Jobs’s old home was burglarized, and some $60,000 in computers and other gadgets were stolen? Well, today that has come to and end, as the man who was caught and charged with the crime has just been sentenced – to 7 years in prison. Over in the Santa Clara Superior Court, Kariem McFarlin, 35, was the person responsible. He was…

Temple Run 2 downloaded 20 million times in 4 days

Temple Run 2 was released as a free download on the App Store towards the end of last week, and has been downloaded by hordes of iDevice users. In fact, in its first day it was downloaded an insane 6 million times. Over its first 4 days in the App Store  the title has been installed over 20 million times securing its place at the top of the free apps…

BlackBerry Z10 compared with iPhone 5 ten days before launch [video]

Apart from Apple, the one smartphone making company I’ve always had a soft spot for is BlackBerry. In fact, for years I carried two devices and one of them was always a RIM-made phone of some kind. So, I for one, am very excited to see what BlackBerry’s going to launch on January 30th. Any other fellow secret BBerry lovers will have been watching…

LG beats Apple to 2nd place in US mobile handset market

Despite claiming a huge 53% stake in the US smartphone market last quarter, Apple has dropped to 3rd place in the overall mobile handset market. Thanks to strong sales of its Optimus G handset, LG has pipped Cupertino to the runner-up spot when smartphone and “dumb” phone figures are combined. No prizes for guessing who’s top of the pile: According to…

Another report of iPhone 5 display panel orders being cut emerges

If last week had a theme in Apple news, it was “iDevice order cuts” supposedly to do with “weak demand”. And, this Monday morning there’s another report to add to the mix. According to Sankei Biz (via TechCrunch), Apple has also contacted Sharp asking it to cut iPhone 5 LCD panels in half. Apple is keeping quiet, as it has done throughout this last week…

4.8-inch “iPhone Math” to be launched alongside iPhone 5S in June?

A poorly translated rumor from the China Times reports that Apple is planning to launch a 4.8-inch iPhone in the summer alongside the iPhone 5S. This device – supposedly called the “iPhone Math” – doesn’t exactly sound like a product Apple would even consider launching, but let’s entertain the speculation for a brief moment. The site responsible for…

iDJTemplates REV360 rotating iPad case – Hands On [VID]

Cam checks out the unique REV360 case for iPad by iDJTemplates. It’s a protective case with a built in ergonomic for easy one-handed carrying. It’s pretty useful, as the handle also doubles as a stand/rest for your iPad. Product Link: http://idjtemplates.com/ipad2_products.php Cam…