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.
My new favorite thing that anyone ever asked Siri? Are you bulletproof. Even better is the answer, in the form of an armor-piercing incendiary round from the mouth of a Barrett M82 sniper rifle. iPhone 4s go boom, anyone?
Adobe has launched an official version of its Reader PDF app on iTunes, bringing full support for document reading, searching and printing to most iOS devices. This must mean Adobe and Apple are friends again. [iTunes via Adobe]
Siri has the ability to address you any way you wish—Master, Tater Salad, whatever. Siri also has the ability, according to Fury.com, to save that nickname to your personal contact info and distribute it with every vCard you send.
Catcher Technology had to shut down one of its plants after residents complained about a "strange odor" emanating from the factory. The funky factory just happens to produce the metal casing for the MacBook Air. The stench could delay the production of the tiny MacBook.
Your daily update on the patent wars: HTC just lost a point against Apple, with the judge finding that Apple didn't violate four HTC patents for power management and phone dialing. Dear lord, when will this end? [Reuters]
Quixotic patent commando Samsung continues its doomed crusade against Apple, pushing for more national bans against the sale of the iPhone 4S. This time? Japan and Australia, where Sammy's lawyers say Apple's stealing mobile tech. This is getting sad.
Remember how bummed everyone was about The New iPhone being a 4S and not a 5? Well they must not have been that upset, because Apple just sold an impossible four million in three days — double the iPhone 4's record.
Yeee-haw, Apple buckaroos! Whooz ready for some good timin', multitaskin'? Who wants their iPhone served up with a hot bucket'a grits? HOOOOOOOOOOO BOY. Jonny Ive's deep in the hooch pan again? Saddle up, grab yer partner, and let's make some truck-ugly apps!
Cloud is a magic tech word today. "i" has been a golden prefix in tech for over a decade. iCloud, the holiest union of the two, could be the future of computing. For now? It's super convenient! But that's it.