Thursday, June 20, 2019

Verizon Puts an End to Supercookies — Which isn’t as Sad or Delicious as...

Nope, supercookies are not the latest mall food court franchise to be invading a shopping space near you (how awesome would that be?), nor are they Cookie Monster’s nemeses from a...

Your New BlackBerry Tablet is Really a Samsung Tablet

BlackBerry keeps on ticking along — and to prove that it’s still a thing, CEO John Chen announced a new tablet. No, it’s not the return of the PlayBook or the Son...

Angela Ahrendts Wants to Kill Launch Lines, Starting with the Apple Watch

In a recent memo to Apple Store employees, Angela Ahrendts laid down her vision for the future of product launches. "The days of waiting in line...are over", she wrote. Yes, the company that...

Taylor Swift, Indies and the Cost of Streaming — Thinking about Apple Music’s Recent...

Taylor Swift’s highly publicized tumblr post accomplished something that’s happened a few times in Apple’s history — she made the company change course. You’ve probably heard about the Tweet storm by Apple’s...

New iOS Developer Guidelines Point to Ad Blockers on Apple’s iPhones and iPads

Apple’s unveiled the possibility that ad blockers would be coming to mobile Safari, iOS’ browser, keeping with their WWDC keynote theme of advocating for consumer privacy. While ad-blockers are now fixtures on...

James Dyson and Sakti3 have Just One Word for You: Batteries

Processors are more powerful and cheaper by the year. Your hard drive? Same story. More bang for your buck over time. These facts are repeated so often it’s the background mantra chanted...

Rumor: BlackBerry Prepping Android Phone for AT&T

While BlackBerry would like you to think everything’s fine and there’s nothing to see, the former smartphone powerhouse is attempting to stay relevant by embracing Google’s little green droid. Amazon’s Android...

Lifecasting’s New Killer Apps: Sports and Live TV

With the introduction of Meerkat and Periscope, pundits and journalists wondered what people will do now that broadcasting one’s life is made easy. Drives home from work were popular, as were...

Apple Gives ABC a Look Inside its Health Labs, Development of Apple Watch

Prior to its announcement, Apple had its employees work out with the device and exposed the Apple Watch in a variety environments, from blazing hot deserts to the cold tundra —...

Swiss Watch Makers Dismiss Smartwatches, Announce Smartwatches

Watch enthusiasts call themselves horologists , like the way fans of wine call themselves oenophiles or fans of Justin Bieber call themselves pathetic. (What? That’s not what they call themselves? They...