You’ve probably heard of both Lala and Color, but what you may not know is that both of them were founded by Bill Nguyen, before being acquired by Apple. We didn’t know much about these acquisitions until now, that Aubrey Johnson, a former Color employee, shares two stories.
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CES 2013 is now ongoing, but before the event Corning announced its third iteration of its Gorilla Glass. The Kentucky-based provider mentioned that the new glass reduces scratches and increases overall strength. Jobs personally called Corning Glass CEO Wendell Weeks, as mentioned in the Steve Jobs biography, before the first iPhone launched, to request the [...]
Initially, TechCrunch reported that Apple was interested in purchasing social turn-by-turn navigation company: Waze. The report suggested Apple was offering about $400 million plus an additional $100 million in incentive, but that Waze was holding out. TechCrunch’s MG Siegler is now reporting that there is no deal in sight for the time being.
Some users welcomed in the new year with a bug in iOS 6, which failed to turn off the “Do Not Disturb” feature in iOS after New Year’s Eve. However, in a support article, Apple has stated that the scheduling will once again begin to work properly after January 7, 2013, without a need for an iOS update. [...]
Apple has released a new TV ad today, highlighting the “Do Not Disturb” feature in iOS. The timing is ironic, as users have uncovered a new bug that prevents the scheduling for Do Not Disturb to turn off. This is just too good. It just works! The ad features pro tennis players Serena and Venus [...]
Stirring the rumor pot, DigiTimes is reporting that contrary to belief that Apple will be moving the Mac Pro to U.S production, it will instead be the Mac mini. The report states that Foxconn already has about 15 operating bases in the U.S, and plans to recruit workers in 2013 for new automated production lines.
Apple and Intel may be working together on a Bluetooth-enabled smart watch, according to a report from Chinese site TGBus. The watch, according to the report, would launch in the first half of next year. It would include a 1.5-inch OLED display from RITEK subsidiary RiTdisplay, and perhaps use Siri for greater integration with the iPhone.
You may have heard of Apple participating in the Fukubukuro tradition in the past. Fukubukuro, which means mystery bag, is just that: a grab bag filled with random products at a steep discount. Apple will once more be participating in the tradition, with its “Lucky Bag” in seven different Japanese Apple stores on January 2.
It looks like Apple is selling iPhone 5′s are selling like hotcakes, even in the China market. Just three days after its launch, Apple has announced it has sold over two million iPhone 5‘s in China. The most recent launch included 32 other countries, but the announcement only covers China’s sales.
In case you missed it what with all the gatherings and dinners and lunches the past few days, here’s Apple’s supercute iPad 4 and iPad Mini commercial. It’s of a girl singing Bing Crosby’s “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” to her grandfather over FaceTime. “I’ll be home for Christmas. You can count on me. I’ll be home [...]