Apple has been tinkering with the idea of breaking into the TV market for some time now, but it looks like its late founder Steve Jobs hated the idea of building a TV.
According to an upcoming book, “Becoming Steve Jobs: The Revolution of a Reckless Upstart Into A Visionary Leader,” Jobs told Apple’s design head Jony Ive in the late 1990s, “I just don’t like television. Apple will never make a TV again.”
[Dark Purple] recently heard a story about how someone stole a flash drive from a passenger on the subway. The thief plugged the flash drive into his computer and discovered that instead of containing any valuable data, it completely fried his computer. The fake flash drive apparently contained circuitry designed to break whatever computer it was plugged into. Since the concept sounded pretty amazing, [Dark Purple] set out to make his own computer-frying USB drive.
There is one refrain that, for the last few years, always pops up at Apple events: thinness. Through magical material, design, and manufacturing advances, Apple keeps making its devices thinner. That's why it always amuses me when people slot the 6.9mm-thick iPhone 6 into a chunky case that completely counters Apple's advances. As Phil Schiller unveiled the new MacBook yesterday, a similar thought came to mind: If you buy a MacBook, the svelte silhouette of your new laptop might be ruined by a bunch of dongles.
In our report last week, we reported that internal models of the Apple Watch included 8 GB of storage. We have now confirmed with the company that the shipping units do indeed ship with an 8 GB storage capacity. However, there are some important limitations.
The Apple Watch does a lot of the same things Android-based watches can, such as delivering text messages and notifications and tracking your health.
But there are several fundamental differences in how you actually interact with the Apple Watch compared to gadgets like the Moto 360, LG G Watch R, and other Android Wear watches.
Here’s a look at some of the biggest things that make the Apple Watch stand out from the competition.