Best Buy’s Super Bowl commercial introduces us to some great inventors

Sometimes it’s nice to put a face to a name. In this case, Best Buy’s new commercial helps us put a face and a name to some of the most popular recent inventions and apps. I thought this was a pretty clever way to advertise the fact they’ve “created a better way to buy a [...]


Apple Co-founder prefers Android?

Steve Wozniak has been removed from Apple for over 25 years, but somehow he keeps making headlines when it comes to the company he helped start. A few months ago, it was because he was standing in line to buy the newest iPhone (oh, the irony!).  He even showed up on the Google campus to [...]

Spotify Working on Direct Siri Integration? Probably Not.

Spotify May Be Working on Releasing Siri Integration for the iPhone

The popular music streaming service Spotify may have been late to get to the United States, but they’re looking to be first in the race to integrate Siri into their iPhone app. In a Forbes magazine feature story on Spotify CEO Daniel Ek, Ek dishes on Siri as being “the biggest threat to Google” because [...]

Siri Dictation Notes on iPad

Siri Making It’s Way to the iPod Touch and iPad?

Apple’s Siri may be making it’s way to the iPod Touch and the iPad if the latest beta of iOS 5.1 is to be believed. Apple often releases early versions of their software to developers so that they can do early bug testing and modifications to their app, and it has become a source for [...]


Want a free iPhone 4S? Move to China

After months of negotiations and regulatory setbacks, Apple has finally announced that it is releasing the iPhone 4S in China. China Unicom, which is China’s second largest carrier, will be the sole provider of the iPhone. It currently boasts 200 million subscribers – roughly 2/3 the entire population of the US. It is is offering [...]


Apple Adds More Patents to Their Arsenal

Apple users, get excited because the US Patent and Trademark Office has just recently published Apple patent applications for two new innovative concepts. The first deals with Hydrogen fuel cells. The idea is that Apple devices such as the iPhone, iPad and MacBook will eventually be powered by these cells, which convert oxygen and hydrogen [...]


Get Siri on your iPhone 4, 3GS, iPod Touch or iPad. Legally, and easily.

This feels like old news. When news breaks in chunks like this, it tends to feel a lot less fresh. We’ve seen multiple times a private port of Siri to unsupported iOS 5 devices. TODAY IT’S LEGAL AND EASY However, today Chpwn and Ryan Petrich went public today with a Siri port called Spire. The [...]


Tiny, wearable computers rumored to be the next big thing. Should we care?

Rumor has it that Apple and Google are in the beginning stages of creating small, wearable, voice-controlled computers for the consumer. Oh, you thought that’s what a smartphone was? Smartphones were the first step in this new technological development.  But smartphones have created a problem where we walk around with a small screen about 6 [...]


Ban Siri from driving? Or do the opposite?

Should we ban Siri while driving? Texting is illegal in many states. Is Siri just as much of a distraction? (See also: Texting & Driving Is Illegal in 34 States – Is This Drivable Arcade Game Next?) Siri is supposed to provide the perfect hands-free experience. Unfortunately, she can slip up from time to time. [...]


Apple meets with media companies, preparing a big Apple TV update?

The rumors persist. Apple is preparing its own “revolutionary” Apple TV. First, it was rumored that Apple was a thinking about buying Hulu. Then, after Steve Jobs passed away, rumors of a Siri-controlled AppleTV ran rampant. Now, we have word that Apple is in talks with media companies. What are they talking about? Streaming Apple [...]

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