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.
Apple just announced a new app called Find My Friends. The app will show you where your friends are on a map so you can find them when you're lost, meet up with them if they're near or just plain stalk them.
Apple's iCloud is launching October 12th, providing wireless backup and syncing for your apps, songs, documents, books, photos, videos, calendars and contacts. Best of all, it's free. Here are a few of iCloud's more notable features.
This is probably a joke by someone in Spain, but a Gizmodo reader just took this photo of this banner. It says "Presenting iPhone 5. Now available." It appeared a few minutes ago at the FNAC store in Madrid's center.
The next iPhone, whatever it's called, will be announced tomorrow. Our Yankee older brother will be bringing together the best coverage from our amazing friends all around the web, like gdgt live, Ars Technica's liveblog and more, over at live.gizmodo.com.
Apple's original iPod came out ten years ago this month. It will likely die tomorrow (at least its Classic form). Yet the original iPod begat the iPhone and iOS. It changed computing. Almost nobody realised that at the time.
Tomorrow you will see Assistant working on iOS 5 and, presumably, the iPhone 4S. Assistant is an artificial technology that interprets what you are saying, like the Enterprise computer. It's like, magic, they say. This video mockup shows how it works.
Although you can't clearly see Scott Forstall's deranged face on this drawing, everything in this graphic showing the mechanics of Apple's next iPhone event—starring Tim Cook as master of ceremonies—is true. [Joy of Tech]
Samsung's Australian Galaxy Tab 10.1 may end up being gimped in order to appease Apple and remove the sales ban. Is a feature-disabled Tab 10.1 better than no Tab 10.1? Probably best to just import it from somewhere else if you're after it. [BBC]