Apple’s new whiz kids

Apple’s new whiz kids

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]Grant Goodman sensed an opportunity when Apple Inc. removed the preloaded YouTube app from its iPhones last year. He quickly built an advertising-free app called Prodigus to play online videos ‘fast with no compromises,” Daisuke Wakabayashi reports for The Wall Street Journal. “Prodigus, ‘it means extravagant in Latin,’ Mr. Goodman explains, was his second iPhone app.…

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Fully assembled, functional iPhone 6 booting to ‘Connect to iTunes’ screen shown in new video

Fully assembled, functional iPhone 6 booting to ‘Connect to iTunes’ screen shown in new video

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[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“Following its leak of photos showing the iPhone 6 logic board that have revealed the device’s NFC chip and 16 GB of storage, luxury modified iPhone vendor Feld & Volk has now shared some photos and a video showing the device in operation and booting to a black screen requesting the user to connect the device to iTunes,” Eric Slivka reports for MacRumors.

 
“Feld & Volk…

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Apple shares hit new all-time intraday and closing highs

Apple shares hit new all-time intraday and closing highs

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL) rose $0.25, or 0.24%, to close at $102.50, a new all-time closing high. Apple’s previous all-time closing high stood at $102.25, set yesterday, August 28, 2014.

 
Apple today also set a new all-time intraday high of $102.90. Apple’s previous all-time intraday high was $102.78, also set during trading yesterday.

 
Apple’s 52-week low stands at…

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Support for 3x image assets found in latest iOS 8 beta ahead iPhone 6 event

Support for 3x image assets found in latest iOS 8 beta ahead iPhone 6 event

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“Developer James Thompson has found an interesting behavior in the latest iOS 8 beta, giving even more weight to the reports that indicate the iPhone 6 will feature a new resolution, featuring a new ‘pixel-tripling’ scaling factor of 3,” Benjamin Mayo reports for 9to5Mac. “In May, 9to5Macfirst broke news of Apple testing a new screen resolution for an upcoming iPhone,…

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NFC chip from NXP confirmed for Apple’s ‘iPhone 6’

NFC chip from NXP confirmed for Apple’s ‘iPhone 6′

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“With rumors claiming the iPhone 6 will include a near field communications (NFC) chip from NXP to potentially support a mobile payments initiative from Apple flying in recent days, the existence of the chip now appears to have been confirmed,” Eric Slivka reports for MacRumors. “Luxury modified iPhone vendor Feld & Volk [Instagram page], which has shared a number of…

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Apple appeals Judge Lucy Koh’s refusal to block sales of Samsung’s patent-infringing phones

Apple appeals Judge Lucy Koh’s refusal to block sales of Samsung’s patent-infringing phones

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[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“Apple has moved swiftly to appeal a federal judge’s ruling earlier this week rejecting the iPhone maker’s bid for a ban on U.S. sales of Samsung smartphones found to have violated the Cupertino company’s patent rights.,” Howard Mintz reports for The San Jose Mercury News.

“In a brief court filing Friday, Apple revealed that it will appeal U.S. District Judge Lucy…

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iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program popularity swamping Apple Retail Stores

iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program popularity swamping Apple Retail Stores

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“On August 22, Apple rolled out an iPhone 5 battery replacement program for qualifying iPhone 5’s,” Mark Reschke reports for TGAAP. “Any iPhone 5 purchased between September 2013 through January 2014 may be eligible.”

“Many stores had lines the day after the program was launched, as word spread through social media like wildfire. NOTE: My iPhone 5 qualified and I am…

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'Silver' lets developers to use Apple's Swift to write Android, Windows Phone apps

‘Silver’ lets developers to use Apple’s Swift to write Android, Windows Phone apps

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“RemObjects is using its experience with compilers to allow developers to use Apple’s Swift coding language for Android development,” Benjamin Mayo reports for 9to5Mac.

“Previously, the company did something similar for C# and now the company is tackling Swift,” Mayo reports. “Silver allows app makers to write in the Swift language (which is still in its infancy,…

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Chrome for Mac to desert early Intel Mac owners by October

Chrome for Mac to desert early Intel Mac owners by October

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“Google yesterday advanced its 64-bit Chrome browser to beta status, and told owners of the very earliest Intel-based Macs that they would soon be left behind,” Gregg Keizer reports for Computerworld.

“Google trumpeted the 64-bit Chrome for Mac as faster to start, less of a memory hog and more secure,” Keizer reports. “Chrome has long had a voracious memory appetite,…

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$120 million at stake in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute v. Apple fight over Siri personal assistant

$120 million at stake in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute v. Apple fight over Siri personal assistant

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280”]“Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy believes its legal fight with Apple over Siri, the innovative personal assistant and voice-recognition system first used in the iPhone 4S, is potentially worth $120 million,” Larry Rulison reports for The Albany Times Union.

“RPI claims that the technology behind Siri was developed and patented more than a decade ago by one of…

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