A report from ABI Research said that sales of branded tabets such as those from Samsung and Apple only grew by 2.5 percent in the first half of this year.
The report said that sales of Apple iPads fell by 13 percent while sales of Samsung tablets grew by 26 percent year on year. more»
Desperate to keep Apple afloat after it released a phone which was easy to bend and break, the Tame Apple Press is actually releasing stories claiming it is all a conspiracy theory “on a par to 9/11.”
BGR insists that all the videos you see where the phone is being bent are all doctored, just like the moon landings. more»
Not satisfied with a security hole which allowed 4Chan users access to minor celebrities’ porn stashes, the Fruity Cargo cult Apple has some more problems with its cloud.
According to MacRumours there is a serious bug with the “Reset All Settings” option in iOS 8, causing users who activate the feature to lose all of their iWork documents stored in iCloud Drive. more»
Apple has finally released updates to protect Mac OS X systems from the dangerous “Shellshock” bug.
The osxPatches are available via Software Update, or from the following links for OS X Mavericks, Mountain Lion, and Lion.
What is amazing is the amount of time that Apple has taken to get the patch to its users. more»
Apple is not set to launch its iPhone 6 family in mainland China for a while, but that’s just created a smuggling racket as crooks try to cash in on demand for the devices.
According to the Taipei Times, crooks are selling imported iPhone 6s for as much as $3,000 – but authorities have made several seizures of the machines in the last week. more»
Chinese phone maker Xiaomi, which faces continual attacks from the Tame Apple Press for daring to make a phone similar to Apple’s, is facing a cloning problem of its own.
Chief Communications Officer Li Lei at Xiaomi said that it was wrong that Xiaomi was an iPhone clone and the outfit created a masterpiece from scratch. more»
When the Shellshock security hole was revealed, Apple users were warned that it would affect all users of the Mac operating system.
Given that Apple can send out updates, and the Shellshock vulnerability is comparatively simple to fix, one would expect Jobs’ Mob to send out an update smartly. more»
Apple’s super-bendy iPhone might not be a product of poor structural design at all, but problems might be down to psychic forces, according to top spoon bender Uri Geller.
Geller who is an expert in bending metal objects with his mind says Apple’s bending iPhone 6 woes could be explained by “mental forces”. more»
The Untouchables are worried about Apple and Google’s smartphones which cannot be searched by the FBI.
James Comey, the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, said he was “concerned” over Apple and Google marketing smart phones that can’t be searched by law enforcement which would force them to investigate criminals like the old days. more»
Attackers have been quick to exploit the Shellshock Bash command interpreter bug and a botnet that is currently trying to infect other servers.
Italian security consultancy Tiger Security’s Emanuele Gentili said the “wopbot” botnet is active and scanning the internet for vulnerable systems, including at the United States Department of Defence. more»
Fruity cargo cult Apple has broken its silence on complaints about bending iPhones, hours after withdrawing a glitch-ridden software update.
Like most of Apple’s statements in the middle of a crisis, the outfit insisted that the problem of bending iPhones was extremely rare. more»
Not satisfied with releasing an expensive phone which bends if you stick it in your pocket, Apple has botched an update to its brand new iOS 8 operating system.
TheTame Apple Press praised Apple for releasing an “update” to the iOS 8 platform so early, but this was itself a cover to the fact that the iOS 8 was really broken, it was also packed with U2 which was too smug to be deleted. more»
Fruity cargo cult Apple’s delusions of its own iCloud invulnerability may have led to naked pictures of its starlet customers being leaked to the Internet.
A security researcher warned Apple in March 2014 of a security hole that left the personal data of iCloud users vulnerable. more»
For a while now smartphones have been trying to load more technology into an ever shrinking body.
Some of this has led to design problems, such as Apple’s incredible bendy phone, but also a problem that the phones are simply too expensive. more»
A unit at research company IHS has torn apart an iPhone 6 Plus and shows that though you’ll have to pay $100 more to buy 0.8 inches of screen, it only costs Apple $16 more to make.
That gives Apple an even bigger margin on this model than on others. more»