Results by Tag: "Apple"
Tired of your cellphone pictures looking like screen captures from the “Blair Witch Project”? Apple wants to brighten up your life and has filed a patent application that would allow flashes to be fired from multiple iOS devices at once to fill in a picture’s light. The technology uses one main device that triggers the secondary devices that your friends are holding up. The first step is for an initial test image to be ta ... Read More
For years, the only mobile device that the U.S. government security entities could use was a BlackBerry. Talk about a committed relationship. But now, it looks like the government wants to upgrade and is looking into adding Apple’s iPhone and iPad, as well as Samsung Galaxy phones onto its approved list. This doesn’t mean that Uncle Sam is completely kicking BlackBerry to the curb. How exactly did the floodgates open for new gadgets? It looks like Samsung’s Knox security platform won over the hearts of many in the Department of Def ... Read More
Starting this week, Apple is set to begin rejecting any apps that collect a UDID (Unique Item Data Description). UDIDs, the series of letters and numbers Apple uses to make each of its devices individually identifiable, have long been controversial because of their potential to pry into the privacy of customers.
iOS will be enforcing device-level legal compliance for any app on its market, after Pandora and other apps were named in a lawsuit alleging that they combined personal data with location-based and other demographic data. Because of ... Read More
Are you one of those people that think tablet computers are simply a computing fad? Be prepared to catch your jaw before it hits the floor. The latest numbers from Strategy Analytics has tablet sales more than doubling in the first quarter compared to last year, going from 18.7 million to an astounding 40.6 million units. Despite not having a tablet strategy last year, Microsoft surprisingly owns about 7.5 percent of the global market share. The other two big players, Apple and Google, are vying for that top ... Read More
Have you ever wanted to just sit down over a cup of coffee with the CEO of Apple and chat? Your dream can turn into reality now thanks to Charitybuzz, a company that asks heavy hitters to auction their time for a good cause. For an hour, you can talk mobile strategy, clothing choices or whatever your heart desires with Tim Cook. The cool part is that you can bring a friend along. The coffee date will be at Apple’s HQ, and the bid prices have been skyrocketing since the auction ope ... Read More
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