A survey claimed that only one in 10 American schoolkids are interested in the recently announced Apple iWatch.
The survey, conducted by Chegg, also reveals that Apple doesn’t hold the allure for college and high school kids it formerly had.
Seventy one percent of these students think Google is “cool” while only 64 percent think that Apple is “cool”. more»
As far as we can see, Apple’s announcement of its iWatch put chip giant Intel in the shade yesterday.
Yesterday was supposed to be Intel’s day, but as it doesn’t really have very much to say about anything except wearable technology, it didn’t really stand a chance. more»
The Tame Apple Press was somewhat muted this morning as to whether the iWatch will provide the sort of technology which proves that Jobs’ Mob “still has it”.
Sure there were the usual free press releases in which the Tame Apple Press outdid itself. more»
Today Apple will get a chance to spin its way out of trouble with one of its product presentations.
While its allies in the journalism world have been doing their best to sacrifice their credibility by peddling rumours about what Apple is going to show off, it is almost certainly going to be the long delayed Smartwatch and another iPhone. more»
A number of fashion journalists has been invited to Apple’s big launch in San Francisco tomorrow and that’s led to speculation that it will, after all, show off a smartwatch.
The Sydney Morning Herald reports that fashion editors and bloggers “in unprecedented numbers” have been invited to the jamboree. more»
A report from the UK Home Office said that thieves are brand conscious and prefer stealing Apple iPhones compared to the rest of the pack.
The report said over 50 percent of all phones stolen between January 2012 to January 2014 were iPhones. more»
A report by China Labor Watch and Green America has alleged that one of Apple’s suppliers in mainland China exploits its 20,000 workers.
According to the non-profit organisations, the Catcher factory, based in Suqian makes iPhone and iPad parts but it’s alleged to have health and safety, environmental, and human rights violations. more»
Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, has admitted to the Wall Street Journal that it needs to improve security on its users accounts.
But Cook said that it wasn’t Apple’s fault that hackers had broken into iCloud. He said the hackers used various methods to get passwords for iCloud accounts but none of the material came from Apple servers. more»
After denying that its iCloud security was as good as a tent flap, Apple has agreed to warn users when their privacy is being invaded.
Jobs’ Mob hit the news this week after numerous beautiful celebs had their iCloud accounts hacked and naked pictures posted online. more»
The Tame Apple Press is fuming that the Chinese phone maker Huawei has managed to steal Apple’s thunder by releasing a phone days before Jobs’ Mob’s traditional Nuremberg style rally.
Normally we do not think of a phone release as being sent as a spoiler to a rival’s event, but it is clear that someone in Reuters does. more»
Nvidia has sued Qualcomm and Samsung for infringing its patents on graphics processing technology.
Nvidia said Qualcomm and Samsung had used Nvidia’s patented technologies without a licence in Samsung’s mobile devices and the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge.
Nvidia said Samsung devices made with graphics technology from Qualcomm, Britain’s ARM and Imagination Technologies infringed on its patents. more»
Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe have gone back to the drawing board to come up with a more reasonable deal with tech workers in a high-profile lawsuit over hiring practices in Silicon Valley.
The four were sued for conspiring to avoid poaching each other’s employees. more»
Samsung has just confirmed what many in the industry had thought – that there is nothing you can do to a smartphone which will make it much different.
Samsung unveiled new versions of its Galaxy Note smartphone to a loud sounding yawn from tech journalists. more»
History says that Apple’s share price should be going sky high right now buoyed by the expected launch of a new iPhone6 and whipped to a frenzy by its free publicity provided by the Tame Apple Press.
However, the company shares are suffering their worst day and one brokerage warning of a stock downgrade unless its new products show better promise for profit growth. more»
It appears that the Tame Apple Press are finally giving up on Jobs’ Mob and admitting that the leak of racy celebrity photos was actually caused by a security fault on Apple’s iCloud.
Earlier this week it looked like Apple was going to avoid any mention in the hack as the press insisted that such an attack on the iCloud was impossible because it had this magical thing called “encryption.” Apple even went as far as denying that the iCloud was breached by hackers who posted nude pictures of celebrities. more»