One of the world’s most prosperous companies, Apple is known for its iPhone, iPad, iPod, iMac, MacBook, iTunes and App Store products and services. Based in Cupertino, California, the company has been helmed by CEO Tim Cook since August 2011, a month before former CEO – and co-founder – Steve Jobs died. Expect to see unbiased news, reviews and opinion on Apple and its products in Gizmodo UK’s Apple hub here.
The new iBooks 1.5 is out. It's great. It has a nighttime mode to make reading books in the dark easier on the eyes and full-screen layout with none of the stupidly gimmicky backdrop. Just beautiful typography. More useful features:
I'm surprised that, after three decades of amazing launches, hundreds of outstanding missions, great science and some very sad moments, there's not more stuff celebrating the space shuttle. Thankfully, NASA is coming to the rescue with this free iPad app.
I personally don't give a damn about this gimmicky piece of software, but if you have a jailbroken iPhone 4 now you can add full Siri functionality using a Cydia program called H1Siri. Unfortunately, there's a catch.
A long time ago, I made a pact with Apple. "You can control my entire technological life, from my computer to my phone to my stereo. I'll pay premium prices. I'll dive into your product ecosystem, and buy books and music and movies and apps from you. Even though they won't work on devices made by anybody else."
All the rumours of late have been pointing to the demise of the Mac Pro, or at least Apple not bothering to refresh the line. If the drivers contained within the latest Mac OS 10.7.3 beta build are to believed, that might be soon to change.
According to Paul Thurrott, Microsoft may discard its original plans to include support for desktop applications in their tablets. Instead, they would go for Metro-only apps, like the ones found in Windows Phone 7.
"Stephen G. Wozniak", "steven p. jobs" and "Ronald Wayne". The latter had the best signature on Apple Computer's founding contract, signed on April 1st, 1976. Too bad he used it again to sell his 10 per cent share for £500.
Pay close attention to this video, people. Not because it's Steve Jobs, but because it's some of the best advice you will ever receive: Steve Jobs giving you his vision of life and how you can make a difference.
All hell broke loose yesterday when it was discovered that a lot Android and BlackBerry phones (in the US, at least) are recording every keystroke you make. References to the same software have been discovered in Apple's iOS. It's gimped, but it's there.
What's the deal with Siri and abortion? Well, Apple told the NY Times that Siri, the iPhone 4S' personal assistant extraordinaire, isn't against abortion; doesn't have a pro life bias and isn't part of some sort of conspiracy. Instead, Apple blamed the odd omissions on Siri being a beta product.
The iPad may be a modern technological marvel, but I don't think its design comes close to the simple wood-chasis beauty of the old-school Apple I. Now I've got the best of both worlds: iPad power and Apple I aesthetics with the iStation.
The Advertising Standards Agency has rapped John Lewis on the knuckles for using 'free' to describe something that's included in the price of an item. The complaint was levelled by Dixons, but upheld by the ASA.