Facebook Hires Apple’s Former Maps Manager Richard Williamson

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On Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that Facebook has hired Apple’s former Maps manager, Richard Williamson. Williamson was in charge of Apple’s iOS mapping team, and was fired in November after the new Maps application was released with many issues and faced intense criticism. By hiring Williamson, Facebook is expanding its mobile push and improving its iOS and Android application to reflect … Read More

Could Facebook Home be Released for the iPhone?

Facebook Home

Earlier this month, Facebook introduced their new ‘Home’ feature earlier this month. Facebook Home is an interface layer on top of the existing Android operating software developed by Google. On Monday, a report from Bloomberg suggested that the social networking giant is now in talks with Apple to bring Facebook Home to iPhone. The new software would allow iOS users … Read More

Apple to Launch Cheaper iPhone Alongside iPhone 5S – Rumor

iPhone 5S Next iPhone Cheaper

Rumors about Apple’s next iPhone 5S are popping up all over the internet, with reports coming directly out of Apple’s supply chain. These new rumors suggest that Apple will be launching the cheaper iPhone alongside the iPhone 5S, instead of launching the two separately over the course of the year. Topeka Capital Market analyst Brian White reported on the iPhone … Read More

Apple To Pay $53 Million in iPhone Warranty Settlement

Apple iPhone Warranty Settlement

After a number of lawsuits in San Francisco regarding the iPhone’s liquid sensor in the charging and headphone port. Apple has reportedly agreed to pay out $53 million in the settlement, after the company has been accused of not honoring the device’s one year standard warranty on the grounds that the liquid sensor had been activated. However, in these cases, … Read More

Best Buy Lowers Price of iPad 3 by 30 Percent Ahead of New iPad Release Date

Best Buy Lowers Price of iPad 3

A number of retailers are lowering prices on Apple’s iPad lineup, suggesting a possible refresh in the near future. Apple is expected to announce the release date for a brand new iPad 5 with a design similar to the current iPad mini. The company is also expected to release an iPad mini with a Retina Display, among other features. On … Read More

16GB WiFi iPad mini now for $299 at Walmart

16GB WiFi iPad mini

With the web abuzz with rumors of a new iPad 5 with an iPad mini-like design and even a redesigned mini with a Retina Display, retailers are beginning to slash prices on the device. On Wednesday, Walmart began selling Apple’s iPad mini for $299, marking one of the first price drops for the device since its release. The $299 price … Read More

Apple Adds Age Ratings to iOS App Store Descriptions

Apple Adds Age Ratings to iOS App Store Descriptions

It appears that Apple has been taking a number of precautions on its App Store lately, essentially childproofing iOS, should a parent choose to do so. In iOS 6, the company introduced a feature called Restrictions that allows a user to prevent unintended downloads, and even the type of music that one can listen to. Apple also began to add … Read More

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to Announce Q2 2013 Earnings Results on April 23

Apple Q2 2013 Earnings Results

  With the second fiscal quarter of 2013 (first calendar quarter) at an end, Apple Inc. (AAPL) is once again set to report its quarterly earnings. AAPL will announce the Q2 2013 earnings results on April 23, exactly 3 months after they announced the Q1 earnings of 2013. The company notified the public of this earnings call by posting the … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) to launch ‘iRadio’ As Early As This Summer?

Apple iRadio service

Rumors about Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) launching a music streaming service, similar to Pandora have been around for several months now. However, these reports have become more solid in recent weeks, as more sources begin to back claims that the service may be arriving as early as this summer. According to a report from The Verge, negotiations between AAPL and record … Read More

iPhone 5S Home Button, Vibrator, Volume / Mute Flex Cable Surface Online

iPhone 5S Parts leak

According to a report from Nowhereelse.fr, a pair of alleged parts for the iPhone 5S have surfaced online. The parts are reportedly from supplier Moumantai and includes an alleged home button, vibrator, and the volume/mute flex cable. The home button appears to be the same but attaches to the main logic board and then routes through the body of the … Read More

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to Supply 650,000 iOS Devices to U.S. Department of Defense

Department of Defense

According to a report from Electronista, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will be supplying iOS devices to the United States Department of Defense, replacing all of the 470,000 BlackBerry devices currently in use by employees. Until this year, the DOD handed out a Blackberry to each of its employees for answering emails, business calls etc. However, with Blackberry upheaving its old system … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Hires Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch Will Report to Bob Mansfield

Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch to Join Apple

On Tuesday, The Next Web reported that Apple Inc. (AAPL) hired Adobe’s Chief Technology Officer, Kevin Lynch. The report also noted that Lynch would be reporting directly to Apple’s Senior Vice President of Technologies, Bob Mansfield who currently oversees AAPL’s wireless and semiconductor teams. Kevin Lynch, Adobe CTO, is leaving the company effective March 22 to take a position at … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Adds “Why iPhone” Section to Website Post Galaxy S4 Announcement

Why iPhone Apple

Apple Inc. (AAPL) launched a new online campaign, adding “Why You’ll Love iPhone” section to their website. The promotion which highlights a number of reasons why customers love the iPhone, is seen on the front splash page of the company’s website, as well as an email newsletter and a dedicated “Why iPhone” page. There’s iPhone. Then there’s everything else. What … Read More