Corning’s ‘Project Phire’ to offer sapphire like scratch-resistance

On Friday, Corning announced that the company is working on ‘Project Phire’ as it prepares to ship a new glass composition which will be just as scratch resistant as sapphire while offering increased drop-protection. Apple’s plan to replace Gorilla Glass with sapphire glass in iPhone 6 didn’t go so well as their partnership with GT Advanced resulted in dissolution due to production issues. Apple and … Read More

Is the future of Apple’s iPad looking gloomy as tablet sales decline ?

3 iPads and a Kindle by Lap Fung Chan, on Flickr

Apple was the first company to sell mass-market personal computers in 1984, the company reinvented portable music players in 2001 with the iPod, smartphones in 2007 with the iPhone, and tablets in 2010 with the iPad. Until last year Apple disclosed revenue generated from all those product categories however, this year the company didn’t share iPod sales figures. It’s clear that iPod does not account for significant … Read More

Photos from Steve Jobs biopic featuring Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs Michael Fassbender

The movie based on Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson after its initial hurdles is now under production since this January. The biopic features Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs and Seth Rogen as Steve Wozniak. Photos of both the actors has surfaced online while a scene was being filmed at the Flint Center in Cupertino. Michael Fassbender who played the role of Magneto … Read More

iPhone 6 Parts Shown in HD Video Ahead of Release Date

iPhone 6 Flint Center for the Performing Arts

Apple product launches are rarely a surprise these days with most details being revealed much before the release date. The keynote events have become increasingly predictive since the iPhone 4 debacle. iPhone 6 / iPhone Air is expected to be announced at a special keynote event on September 9th. From the design to tech specs the rumour mill seems to have access to … Read More

Apple’s SVP of Industrial Design, Jony Ive, Makes Time’s 100 Most Influential List

Jonathan Ive

Apple’s SVP of Industrial Design, Jony Ive has achieved yet another accomplishment, having been awarded knighthood last year at Buckingham Palace. Now, the forty-six year old designer has made Time’s 100 most influential list with the likes of many other notables in Time’s lists which includes President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Miami Heat forward LeBron James, Justin Timberlake, … Read More

Steve Jobs Biopic ‘jOBS’ to Hit Theaters in April 2013

Steve Jobs Biopic jOBS

Apple’s late CEO and Chairman Steve Jobs undoubtedly left a major impact on the company, with principles that drive the company to this day since his death in late 2011. Following his death, a number of video tributes began to appear online, as well as rumors that there were multiple films coming out about the Apple co-founder’s life. Late last … Read More

Apple Wins iPhone and iPad Patents Designed By Steve Jobs and Jony Ive

Apple was recently approved for a number of patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The significance behind these patents is the fact that many of them were designed by late CEO Steve Jobs and Apple’s design chief, Jonathan Ive. One patent, filed as U.S. Patent D671937, and called “Electronic Device” referred to the iPhone 4 design and … Read More

Apple Offering Some Employees Two Week Breaks For Side Projects

Apple Campus

Apple has changed a lot under new CEO Tim Cook, who took over after Steve Jobs stepped down and became chairman of the board. Following the passing of Jobs in late 2011, Tim Cook is trying to take the company in his own direction. This began with the removal of key employees at Apple such as the removal of Scott … Read More

Pixar Dedicates Its Main Campus Building To Late CEO Steve Jobs

Pixar building steve jobs

Pixar, one of the largest and most popular filmmakers in the world is honoring one of the world’s most popular CEOs, Steve Jobs. The Emeryville, California based computer animation film studio is naming their main campus building after Jobs, calling it the “The Steve Jobs Building”. Pixar’s blog, The Pixar Times notes that the building is one of the main … Read More

Apple Opens New Palo Alto Retail Store to Public

apple palo alto retail store

This past Saturday, Apple opened the doors to its new retail location in Palo Alto, where media was allowed in to take pictures and partake in the grand opening celebration. The new Palo Alto, located at 340 University Drive is several miles from Apple’s corporate headquarters and will now serve more customers in the area, those that would otherwise crowd … Read More

Live Video Stream of Apple’s iPad Mini Keynote Event Available via Web and Apple TV

iPad mini live video stream keynote event

Apple’s special iPad mini keynote event scheduled for today is expected to unveil all-new smaller iPad. The new “iPad mini” is rumoured to feature a 7.85 inch screen with 1024-by-768-pixel resolution at 132 pixels per inch (ppi), the same as iPad 2. The company’s move to introduce a smaller version of the iPad will help iOS penetrate the ebook reader market … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Releasing ‘iPad Mini’ in October?

iPad Mini

Reports of Apple Inc. (AAPL) releasing an “iPad Mini” in October have been around for quite some time, and since last year, more and more news sources are confirming that this release is most likely going to happen. The latest report from Bloomberg, also confirms the likelihood that Apple’s iPad Mini is slated for announcement in October, and will be … Read More

Apple Shuts Down MobileMe, Makes Data Available to Users for a “Limited Time”

MobileMe Shut Down

With the introduction of iCloud during last year’s WWDC conference, it was clear that Apple was taking a new path with their offering of cloud services. Steve Jobs, who was CEO at the time of the introduction, admitted that the MobileMe services offered up as cloud features were definitely not the best product that Apple had offered its users. Since … Read More

iPhone 5 may be the last product design Steve Jobs worked on

According to a new report published by Bloomberg, iPhone 5, Apple’s sixth-gen iPhone was one of the last product designs Steve Jobs worked on. Apple’s iPhone hasn’t seen any major redesign since the introduction of iPhone 4. So, it’s not difficult to imagine that the company would have started working on iPhone 5 design just as iPhone 4 was being … Read More