Check How Pokemon Go Looks On iOS 11 With Apple’s New ARKit

One of the first things I did when I started playing Pokemon Go was to turn off the augmented reality. It was a clever gimmick, being able to see Pokemon in the real world, but it made the creatures harder to catch and it wasn’t especially well implemented. I never seriously expected to consider turning…

The Top Announcements From Apple’s WWDC 2017

Apple’s WWDC 2017 keynote just wrapped, where key executives Craig Federighi, Phil Schiller, and, of course, Tim Cook, took the stage to announce updates headed to iPhones, MacBooks, Apple TV, and more. The rumors for this year’s WWDC came in the final hours leading up to the event, with hints of new hardware and, of…

Apple Patents A Curved Bezel-Less Screen And Integrated Touch ID Sensor

Apple has been granted two new patents that are particularly interesting to anyone who’s been following the iPhone 8 rumor mill: a patent for “Reducing the border area of a device” and one for a fingerprint sensor embedded directly in a screen, as spotted by Patently Apple. In other words, Apple has patents to two…

Apple Siri Speaker, A Home Assistant Like The Amazon Echo

After first appearing on phones, voice assistants entered the home in a big way with the Amazon Echo, a speaker that was equipped with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant. While Apple has had a voice assistant, Siri, on its phones for some time now, it has so far been left behind when it comes to smart…

37 Years Ago Pixar Stopped Selling Computers

April 25, 1990: Steve Jobs shuts down Pixar’s hardware division (yes, it used to have one!), ending production of the pricey Pixar Image Computers immediately. Jobs sells the company’s hardware unit to Fremont, California-based imaging company Vicom Systems for a paltry $2 million. Pixar Image Computer: Too expensive Pixar was Jobs’ “rebound” company after his…

Check Out The Latest iPhone 8 Leaks With Photos Of Actual Device

Ladies and gentleman, we have entered the next stage of the iPhone 8 rumor cycle. Instead of concepts, diagrams and design leaks, there are now photos of an actual device. Well, almost. Prolific leaker Benjamin Geskin has posted images of a purported “dummy” iPhone 8 which means it looks pretty much the same as the…

Apple Reportedly Looking to Buy Disney for Over $200 Billion

Apple could potentially find the cash to pull off a $200 billion-plus takeover Disney — creating a company worth $1 trillion with “almost limitless opportunities in content and technology.” That’s according to a speculative analysis from RBC Capital Markets, which in a note to client Thursday said such a colossal tie-up would be contingent on…

Video Of Steve Jobs Warns Apple To Focus More On Great Products Than Profits

One of more prevalent narratives currently surrounding Apple is that the company has lost its innovative edge. Indeed, many critics look at products like the iPhone 7 and the new MacBook Pro and quickly dismiss them as incremental but ultimately unimaginative upgrades. Getting to the root of the problem, some place the blame for Apple’s…

Rumors: iPhone X is The Next iPhone This Year

We’ve heard a ton about what might be coming in the next iPhone — but until now, none of the sources leaking potential design specs have gone so far as to call the upcoming device “yuge.” But if the phone actually hits the market with a wraparound screen, facial sensor technology, wireless charging capabilities and…

This $5 Device Can Hack Your Mac When It’s Locked

The next time you leave your Mac unattended, make sure to turn it off. A well-known hacker has created a cheap tool that can steal data off of locked computers in minutes. The clever new device called PoisonTap is created using a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero and some open source code. Attackers can plug PoisonTap…

Apple Might Change The Whole Industry With The iPhone 8

Apple hasn’t yet managed to keep up with iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus demand, suggesting that the company’s new iPhones are a hit. In fact, iPhone sales in the September quarter came in slightly higher than Wall Street was expecting, even though supply of both new models was severely constrained. But even though Apple’s…