Tag Archives: Apple

Apple may be exploring producing original TV shows

According to a new report from Variety, Apple is looking into the realm of producing original TV shows and is talking to Hollywood executives about it. The discussions are still in the early stages, however Apple is looking to compete against popular services like Netflix and Hulu. Sources indicate the Cupertino, Calif. colossus has held preliminary…

Apple & Dr Dre talk about allegations over Dre’s past

Dr Dre had a pretty tough start in his career. Though every artist struggles at some point, Dre’s past would’ve become an issue for Apple at some point. Apple is hoping that they can let the hip-hop artists’ history stay in the past. This is tricky as Dre continues to promote his new film, “Straight Outta Compton,” which depicts the artists’ entrance into…

Samsung to continue patent war against Apple in U.S. Supreme Court

According to a report by San Jose Mercury News, Samsung will take its patent war against Apple one step further, by carrying it into the United States Supreme Court. The court papers, which were filed today, indicate that by November Samsung will ask the Supreme Court to hear its latest appeal. “The questions present issues of enormous importance to…

Apple talking with high-security vehicle testing facility

Apple is expressing interest in a high-security vehicle testing facility near San Francisco. The former Navy weapons station has been repurposed for vehicle testing by the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA). Now called GoMentum Station, it is described as “the largest secure test facility in the world,” with 5,000 acres of land and over 20…

Court rejects Samsung appeal against Apple

According to a report the San Jose Mercury News, today the U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected Samsung’s patent infringement case against Apple. The appeal was Samsung trying to get the court to reconsider a central ruling, which would account for $400 of the $548 million the company owed to Apple. Samsung had urged the Federal Circuit to…

Apple Store app adds gift card support for checkout

  After a number of years, the Apple Store iOS app now allows Apple Store gift card use at checkout. Much like the gift card process for the App Store, gift cards can be added by manually entering the code, or using the camera to capture the code directly from the card. Based on past experience, the camera capture method works refreshingly well. Cards…

Apple: We’re not trying to become an MVNO carrier

Yesterday, it was reported that Apple may becoming it’s own MVNO carrier. The company would rent out spectrum from US telecom companies to allow the iPhone maker to sign up customers for their service. Apple came out this morning denying all claims of becoming an MVNO carrier, according to Reuters. On Tuesday, an Apple spokeswomen said, “We have not…

Apple launches Japanese YouTube channel

https://youtu.be/M_lDKon0bUM Over the weekend, Apple opened a new YouTube channel. The channel, which is verified by YouTube, currently hosts a bunch of Japanese Apple ads. However, none of these videos have over 100 views and the channel has 49 subscribers (as of this post). Apple’s current US YouTube channel has 2.5 million subscribers. Each video…

New Apple patents detail 3D-capturing stylus with haptic feedback

If you thought that Apple’s “magical” description of technology was exaggerated, one of Apple’s latest patents may convert you. In a recently published patent that was filed in 2014, Apple has described a stylus capable of much more than drawing on a touchscreen. Haptic feedback There have always been two major disconnects when drawing with a stylus…