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According to a new report from Market Wired, Apple has been the most talked about brand in the past year with over 601 millions mentions through social channels in the past year. Apple got the world talking 30 years ago with their famous ‘1984’ Macintosh commercial during the Super Bowl. And based on the results from this study, people still have a lot to say about the company today. The study found that Apple’s products (including different Macs and Mac books, iPods, iPhones and Apple TVs) got  mentioned in 7,553,610 blog posts,Read More
According to a new report from Chinese website Tencent Digital News (via AppleInsider), Apple’s iPhone 6 is set to come in two versions. One model will have a 4.7-inch display which is now in trial production and expect to be unveiled as early as June. The 4.7-inch iPhone is expected to feature the 1,136-pixel-by-640 pixel display as seen in the iPhone5/5s. However, another model sporting a 5.7-inch display is expected to come with a higher resolution screen and will be released later in the year, the report said. Retaining the 1,136×640 resolution on a 4.7-inch display contradicts a recentRead More
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Writing for MarketWatch, Brian Solis laments about the lack of innovative products from Apple since the iPad. Solis attributed this mainly to the departure of Apple’s co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs: Brian Solis: Brian Solis is right in that Tim Cook is no Steve Jobs. However, Cook has a very ambitious and world class designer in Jony with him. This duo is the closest thing the world will see to the late Steve Jobs. Apple’s devoted fans need not concern themselves about the scarcity of innovation at Apple for the next tenRead More

Posted On December 8, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Here’s How To Have Fun With Siri

The Guardian has put a list of ten intriguing and funny commands you should try out on Siri. There are as follow: Does Siri Stand For Seriously? 2.Tell Me a Poem 3. Siri, What Airplanes are Flying Over Me Now? 4. Change my Appointment With Dr. Smith From 11 a.m. to 9 a.m.  5. Do You Support Barrack Obama? 6. Beam Me Up! 7. Post to Facebook Walking Dead is Over and I am Depressed 8. Who Let the Dogs Out? 9. Set a 30 Minute Timer or Wakeup AlarmRead More
Writing for the Street,  John Martellaro explains what most longtime Apple fans already know, the innovation in the company’s rumoured TV product will be nothing like we’ve ever seen before. John Martellaro: Even more ironic is that the very outcry for innovation by Apple is a call for something new and unexpected. How can one demand the unexpected and yet arrogantly claim that Apple’s opportunity has disappeared? It’s a contradiction. Put another way, the window of opportunity for the Apple brand of exciting innovation, problem solving and elegant combination of hardware and software neverRead More
According to a new report from ABC news, Apple will commence using their latest iBeacon technology to guide uses around their 254 U.S stores from today. iBeacon will send shoppers messages about the products, events and other information depending on your position inside the store. To take advantage of iBeacon feature, shopper will need to have Bluetooth enabled on their phone and download the Apple Store app. Users will then have to agree to let Apple track their location and to receive notifications while in the store, the report said.Read More

Posted On October 30, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

iPad Air Reviews Roundup

Apple’s iPad Air reviews has hit the web. And from all accounts, Apple has another hit product on their hands. Here’s a roundup of some of the best reviews: Jim Dalrymple for the Loop: “From the minute I picked up the iPad Air at Apple’s event in San Francisco last week, I knew it was going to be different. Apple set expectations very high by simply using the “Air” moniker for the new iPad, giving users thoughts of a lightweight, powerful, professional device, similar to how they think of the MacBook Air. TheRead More

Posted On October 21, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Original iPhone Selling for £1,399

If you want an excuse for holding on to your brand new iPhone, how about this for an answer: [quote cite=”Tactus” url=”http://blog.tactus.com/top-news/1st-generation-iphone-now-costs-more-than-two-iphone-5s/”]The original iPhone which was famously launched at what is considered to be Steve Job’s finest announcement in 2007 is now on sale for more than £1,300. Crazy.moon, an eBay seller, currently has a ‘SUPER RARE RETRO VINTAGE’ Apple iPhone 1st Generation on sale for a Buy It Now price of £1,399. The handset, which still has its original shrink-wrap and near mint condition original box, is described byRead More
Ben Thompson, one of the most influential Apple blogger on the web, has come up with another masterpiece on why iPhone 5c  alleged poor sales shouldn’t be viewed as bad news for Apple. I’ve held a similar opinion until now. It just goes to show that it takes a lot of skills and experience to truly understand Apple’s product strategies in most cases, qualities many of us do not possess. Ben Thompson: Apple is focused on increasing the value of the iPhone, not only through specs, but through solving pain pointsRead More

Posted On September 28, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

30 Must-See Slow Motion Videos Taken With iPhone 5s

[quote cite=”CNET” url=”http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57605103-93/fifteen-more-must-see-iphone-5s-slow-motion-videos/”] The iPhone 5S has been out for more than a week, and the collection of slow motion videos has ballooned in size. Earlier this week we posted 15 of our early favorites people had shot in their initial weekend with the device. Now we’ve put together another 15 that show off what people are doing when slowing down videos to a fourth of their speed. Read on to get up to speed with the weird world of slow-mo.[/quote] Can’t wait to get my iPhone 5s to testRead More

Posted On September 28, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Tech News

Vertigate: iOS 7 Causing Motion Sickness

Phillip Elmer-DeWitt of Fortune Tech Apple 2.0 highlights what it means to be a successful company like Apple.   [quote cite=”Philip Elmer-DeWitt ” url=”http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2013/09/28/apple-ios-motion-vertigo/”]You knew there’d be something. Last year it was the iPhone app that replaced Google Maps. In 2010 it was the iPhone 4’s external antenna. In 2011, with the introduction iPhone 4S, the headlines were dominated by Steve Jobs, who died the next day. If there has ever been a product launch in the modern history of Apple (AAPL) that didn’t backfire — at least in the headlinesRead More
Today, Apple has announced that the weekend sales of the iPhone has topped 9 million, easily breaking last year’s record of 5 million. Many will point to the simultaneous launch of the new devices in countries such as China as a huge factor. Nevertheless these figures are quite impressive for a device (iPhone 5s) that is meant to be in limited supply. “This is our best iPhone launch yet―more than nine million new iPhones sold―a new record for first weekend sales,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “The demand for the new iPhones hasRead More