Steve Jobs Job Application Up For Auction

A Steve Jobs job application form is up for auction with an estimated sale price of more than $50,000. The form dates from 1973 when Jobs would have been around 18. Perhaps the most ironic part is that he listed himself as not having a telephone. He was a college student at the time and […]

Glass Walls Cause Mishaps In Apple’s Gigantic New HQ

Apple’s new headquarters features numerous interior walls and doors made from glass. Unfortunately the seemingly obvious has happened. Apple Park took four years to build and reportedly cost more than $5 billion. Designed by famed architect Norman Foster, it followed on from the instructions of the late Steve Jobs who wanted a way to keep […]

iPhone Users Can Disable Slowdowns

Apple says users will soon be able to block slowdowns on older iPhones. However, it’s still warning against the move. The announcement came from Tim Cook in an interview with ABC. Among other issues he discussed Apple’s acknowledgement late last year that it was indeed slowing down some older models but not – as was […]

Apple Cuts Battery Replacement Cost Immediately

Apple says it will offer reduced price battery replacements for iPhones immediately. It had previously said the move — a response to revelations about a slowdown designed to prevent unwanted phone shutdowns — would come at the end of the month. The offer affects out-of-warranty models from the iPhone 6 or later and is good […]

Netflix Is Apple’s Most Likely Target, Analysts Claim

Apple has a 40 percent chance of buying Netflix in 2018 according to one pair of market analysts. While the number is somewhat arbitrary, by the analysts’ logic it might now be a better than even chance. The prediction comes from Asiya Merchant and Jim Suva of Citi, who listed the chances of several possible […]

Buying Apple Products is Still Cool, Right? [Comic]

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Pissed Off Cockatiel Sings the Default iPhone Ringtone

From Ben Pluimer: My friend’s family has a cockatiel named Lucky. Whenever Lucky gets upset, he sings an Apple ringtone. It usually happens when they tie their shoes to get ready to leave the house. It’s adorable, and also pitch perfect. [Ben Pluimer]

Apple Admits: We Do Slow Down Older iPhones

Apple has admitted it does intentionally slow down older model iPhones, but says it’s to make them work more reliably rather than to push people into upgrading. The admission comes despite recent benchmarking that suggested the idea older iPhones suddenly get slower when a new model is released is a myth. Benchmarking company Futuremark said […]