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.
Like a premature bird with stunted wings, the original iPhone's 2G suckiness was a real sore spot in smartphone history. The hardware was great, yeah, but the speed sucked. And yet, 10 million Chinese iPhone owners still ride EDGE. Blech.
On October 19th, Apple held a special memorial for Steve Jobs to celebrate his life. In the video, you can watch Tim Cook, Jony Ive, Al Gore and others talk about Steve and see performances by Norah Jones and Coldplay.
It hasn't even hit store shelves yet, but the juiciest tidbits from Steve Jobs' upcoming biography are steadily being leaked by those with advance copies of the book. The latest pertains to Jonathan Ive.
Advance copies of the hotly anticipated Steve Jobs biography are already in some hands — meaning personal details we never knew about the man are exposed for the first time. Fights with Obama over food, diamond rings, and DNA sequencing.
Walter Isaacson's new biography of Steve Jobs (titled simply Steve Jobs) comes out next week, but the Associated Press was able to buy a copy early and proceeds to drop some bombs, just like Jobs himself.
Apple files heaps of patents. While some of those ideas come to fruition and make the world a better place, most are just the company hedging its bets on every damn idea someone at the company sketches on a napkin. So don't hold your breath for an iPhone with a hinge.
The fellows at iSuppli have done what they do best, breaking down the material nitty gritty of the 4S to find how much its guts are worth. The answer? Slightly, slightly more than its predecessor, at $188 (£119).
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With all the hubbub over iOS 5, iCloud, and the iPhone last week, a pretty big change to OS X (for power-using nerds like me) slipped by unnoticed: You can now rearrange Spaces and Full Screen apps from Mission Control.
For the past two weeks, Apple has been collecting messages to and about Steve Jobs at email@example.com. The most moving of those can now be seen on a simple, scrolling page at apple.com/stevejobs. You can still send a message if you haven't already, or read through the rest of the world's farewells. [Apple via GigaOm]
Apple's earnings call last night began with new CEO Tim Cook offering homage to Steve Jobs. He went on to note it set new records, sold a fuckton of phones, tablets, and computers, and made a huge pile of money.