Tag Archives: Apple

Infinity Blade: Dungeons officially cancelled

Chair Entertainment, owners and developers of the insanely popular Infinity Blade franchise, has officially announced its decision to cancel the third installment of the series. Infinity Blade: Dungeons will not be making its way to the App Store. Ever. The decision has taken many by surprise, since it cannot simply be a money-motivated move. The…

Google and Apple’s relationship improving says Eric Schmidt

Eric Schmidt, in an interview, stated that Apple and Google are in constant discussion and share “lots and lots” of meetings. The two have had a somewhat tense relationship ever since Android was released and Steve Jobs declared “thermonuclear war” on the company, stating that the platform was a stolen product. Thankfully, Tim Cook sees things a little…

Apple investigating illegal tin mining in Indonesia

There are currently concerns over an illegal mining operation of tin in Indonesia, and Apple has updated its “Supplier Responsibility” page to note that it is investigating the issue along with the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC). Below is the new section from Apple’s page describing its action in Indonesia. Bangka Island, Indonesia, is…

“Introducing the iDroid” spoof imagines Tim Cook and Sergey Brin announcing an iPhone/Android crossover [video]

I came across the video above today and wasn’t too sure if it was supposed to be funny, or not. I guess that’s partly down to me being a prematurely grumpy old man, and the fact that it dares portray Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, in an unusually youthful and energetic light. To me, to get a spoof right, at least get someone who looks like they guy they’re…

Analyst says Verizon might owe $14 billion to Apple for unsold iPhones

When it comes to selling iPhones on a particular carrier, said carriers sign a contract with Apple to buy a certain amount of devices in order to sell on its network. Well, because of what has been described as a “down” year for iPhone sales, it is looking like Verizon might be out $14 billion that it must pay to Apple, at least one analyst said. Verizon’s…

Pacific Rim movie spin-off now available on iOS

With the release of Pacific Rim in cinemas worldwide imminent, Reliance Big Entertainment, has released an iOS game based on the movie. Retailing at $4.99, the game allows users to pilot the giant robots, or Jaegers, created by humanity to defend earth from alien invasion. Standard. Fighting the Kaiju, players will be able to experience more than 30…

If This Then That (IFTTT) brings automated goodness to iOS

If This Then That (IFTTT) has launched its iOS app today. IFTTT is an automated service directive… ermm.. service, that allows you to create custom “Recipes” for online actions in order to make online actions automatic. It works across 67 different services including Craiglist, Dropbox, Evernote, ESPN, Facebook, Twitter, Google Drive, Gmail and many…

Sprint now officially owned by Japanese carrier, SoftBank

A while back, reports broke that Sprint was subject to a buyout offer from one of Japan’s major carriers, Softbank. The deal worth $21.6B would see the black and yellow American carrier give up a 78% controlling stake in the company. Yesterday, Sprint announced that the deal has gone through and sees the network operator under new management. CEO…