Apple boss: Our maps suck, try Google instead


Apple chief Tim Cook has admitted the new iPhone and iPad map service just isn’t good enough. He’s told customers to try out rival services or even just visit the Google Maps website instead. Apple stopped using Google to provide its map service starting with the recent release of iOS6. Originally it appeared Apple was […]

One Does Not Simply Use iOS 6 To Walk Into Mordor + Other Funny iPhone 5 Map Jokes [Pics]


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11 Year Old Wins $20,000 in App Contest


An 11 year old has won $20,000 from AT&T in an app competition to try and discourage texting while driving. In collaboration with the designer David Grau, Victoria Walker created an app calledĀ Rode DogĀ for the “It Can Wait” campaign. How the app works is that you join a “pack” with your friends (you all have […]

Apple Supplier Foxconn Hit by Staff Riot


Around 40 people have been injured in riots at one of Apple’s main suppliers. An estimated 1,000 to 2,000 people were involved in a mass brawl at the Foxconn plant in Taiyuan. The incident began in a dormitory at the factory where staff lived. The company has been at the center of repeated allegations of […]

Who’s suing who: September 2012

With court rulings as hard to predict as a substitute NFL referee’s penalty calls, it can be hard to keep track of who’s suing who in the tech world and how everyone’s getting on. Here’s a quick update on recent developments. Samsung has failed to overturn a temporary sales ban on the Galaxy Tab 10.1. […]

WiFi Issues with iOS6


It would seem that all is not rosy with the release of the new operating system on iDevices. Apparently there were floods of complaints from customers who had their WiFi greyed out following the update to iOS6 on iPhones 4 and 4S and iPad 3rd Gen. I haven’t yet updated my systems to iOS6 and […]

$6 billion iPhone damage bill somewhat suspicious

Americans have spent nearly $6 billion on damaged iPhones according to a new guesstimate. It’s an eyecatching figure but both the methodology and the presentation are open to question. The figure comes from SquareTrade, a company that offers third-party warranties for electrical goods and, to its credit, does a good job of producing interesting stats […]

Banned iPhone 5 Promo [Spoof]


Warning: Video contains strong language. A new hilarious banned iPhone ad spoof by the folks from JLE. Enjoy! [ooJLEoo]

Tablets make computer users happy


American consumers have never been so happy with their computers according to the latest in a series of annual surveys. The trend appears to be the result of including tablets alongside traditional desktop and portable computers. The figures come from the American Customer Satisfaction Index, an organization that runs regular surveys of how happy people […]