Judge to Apple and Amazon: Get a room

The judge hearing one of the dumber tech intellectual property rights disputes of recent years (and that covers quite some ground) is trying to keep the case from reaching a trial. Elizabeth Laporte has told Amazon and Apple that they must make a serious attempt to settle the case of the “App Store” term. Apple […]

Cheap iPhone Rumors Resurface

Apple is said to be working on a cheaper iPhone, though it’s not clear exactly how it will cut the costs. It’s not the first time that the company has considered such an idea, though. The rumors were reported in the Wall Street Journal, citing “people briefed on the matter.” According to the story, one […]

Apple Promises To Fix Glitches In Map Software By Rearranging Earth’s Geography

Another hilarious video from The Onion: Apple is working hard to move streets, buildings, and natural features of the Earth itself to be consistent with their heavily criticized Maps software. [The Onion]

One step back, two steps forward for iOS app piracy

When I was a teenager, computer piracy involved a twin tape deck and a photocopy of an instruction manual. But in 2013, a fifteen year old has figured out how to pirate iPhone and iPad applications on devices that haven’t been jailbroken. At the end of last year, Apple bosses will likely have been celebrating […]

Apple puts kibosh on awesome charging gadget

UPDATE: Apple lifts block on combo 30-pin+Lightning charging accessories How do you fancy a handy charger that can power multiple portable devices without you having to worry about tangled up cabling? Well we’re sorry to tell you that Apple says you can’t have it. A licensing dispute means that a developer will have to refund […]

Apple vs Samsung: Sales bans shelved

The threat of either Apple or Samsung products being pulled from the shelves has largely faded away thanks to two key developments in the ongoing legal saga between the two. The first comes in the most high-profile case, the mutual lawsuits in the US that wound up with Apple getting a $1.05 billion judgment. Judge […]

Apple map bugs take a turn for the worse

Apple’s notorious iOS6 maps have turned from amusingly inaccurate to downright dangerous according to Australian police. They say a location blunder has left some motorists stranded in a national park. Stories of people blindly following mapping and GPS services and winding up in completely the wrong place have been commonplace, particularly when the technology took […]

Instagram Security Flaw on iOS

Apple fans have always touted how much more secure they are with iOS is in comparison to other mobile operating systems – how the iron fist of the iTunes store also means that you are saved the hassle of having to face malware and viruses. Well perhaps not so much. A security flaw has recently […]