While Samsung and Apple continue to duke it out over patents pertaining to modern tablet design (all of which are quite silly), the court filings have revealed a bunch of photos of an early iPad prototype dating some eight years before it would eventually launch.
Outspoken Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak shared a photo of what he carries in his travel backpack with Gizmodo and it's just unbelievable how much gear the guy needs
With so much smoke surrounding the iPhone 5, there's bound to be fire nearby. According to one website's inside sources, Apple could be planning to take the wraps off the iPhone 5 in early August, with a launch shortly after.
The iPod and dedicated MP3 market is in decline (Apple's fiscal 2012 results reported a 21 percent decline year-over-year from the last winter quarter) — no thanks to the smartphones and tablets. How might Apple revive its once mighty money printer? By redesigning the iPod Nano.
Though Amazon is reportedly stashing up patents to create its own version of a smartphone, one thing it won't be able to patent is the water damage indicator. That one goes to Apple, which has add that patent to its array before the iPhone was released.
Steve Jobs famously said that seven-inch tablets would be dead on arrival because they were too big to compete with smartphones and too small to compete with the iPad. That was two years ago. With CEO Tim Cook running Apple now, a smaller iPad could actually see the light of day.
While Apple updated its MacBook family at last month's WWDC, the iMac didn't get any new upgrades. Rumor has it Apple's already producing new iMacs — with Retina displays that'll make your eyeballs explode.
iTunes — the key to the iPod's success, but has since become a bloated mess of an app that's slow and confusing to navigate is getting a major overhaul, according to Bloomberg. The revamp will reportedly add in critical iCloud and sharing features.
Near Field Communication, or NFC, did not make the big splash that Google had hoped to with Google Wallet. Samsung's giving NFC a big push with the Galaxy S III and now insiders say Apple is ready to get on the bandwagon.
Two collectors helped drive the bidding for a rare functioning Apple 1 that finally sold for $374,500. That's double what auction house Sotheby's had given as the high estimate. The winning bid for the Apple 1 and two original operating manuals was placed by telephone; the victorious bidder has not been named.