Companies are not in the business of losing money to those who steal their product ideas. But the path to patent protection in the process of profit gets dirty. Microsoft and Google have agreed to stop the mudslinging in some major disputes while Samsung and Apple might soon have to send lawyers up to Washington, D.C.
But the University of Wisconsin-Madison has a bone to pick with Cupertino and a court is now in the process of determining how big that bone will be.
Specifically, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, which licenses innovations made on behalf of the [...]
Apple hasn’t been seeing its best times when it comes to its iPod line-up, and these changes were expected. Apple at some point admitted that it would be smarter to cannibalize the iPod itself by selling the iPhone, than to see another company do it. As a result, the company has seen terrible quarter results with its music player, and it’s only logical that it should work on ways to make it more attractive.
Today Apple has decided to ditch its entry-level front-facing 16GB iPod Touch, and to launch a regular 16GB iPod Touch that has all the bells and whistles, aside [...]
A lot of speculation has been around regarding just how thin the next-generation iPhone 6 model, or models will be. We’ve seen schematics of what to expect from the design, and we’ve even seen mock-ups of what the design should look like. Regardless of the case, we also know that Apple is struggling to actually build a battery for a phone this thin, and if you’re wondering just how thin we’re talking about, a recent video comparison sheds some light.
It seems that Unbox Therapy was able to get their hands on one of the cases built around the iPhone 6 [...]
Leave it to Apple to allow you to go through some news of the iOS 7.1 update we’re expecting in the next couple of days, for them to officially release it just hours later. iOS 7.1 has been in the works for a couple of months now, and after five beta releases, we were expecting a Gold Master Candidate this week, and it turns out that Apple has preferred to make it official.
iOS 7.1 is now available for download through iTunes or the Software Update feature of your device. The changes are considered minor by many, but given the buggy nature of iOS 7, many of these changes [...]