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With Pioneer set to update its existing NEX car infotainment systems with support for CarPlay in the coming weeks, the company has been offering advance hands-on previews of how Apple's in-car system will work. Hands-on demonstrations with Pioneer NEX systems running CarPlay were provided to Macworld, CNBC, and Digital Trends this week, as the head unit maker builds hype for its forthcoming software update. In a new and sooner-than-expected release schedule, the...
Apple isn't the only company hiring from the fashion industry in anticipation of the growth of wearable electronics, as Google has hired a former executive from Calvin Klein, Coach and Gap to head up its head-mounted Glass project. Google's new Glass head Ivy Ross. Ivy Ross introduced herself as the new head of Google Glass on the product's official Google+ account on Thursday, revealing that she will officially take over the position next Monday, May 19. Ross's...
Apple's chief manufacturing partner, Foxconn, has been forced to shut down its operations in Vietnam for three days due to anti-China protests over oil drilling. China recently started drilling for oil near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, a chain of islands controlled by the People's Republic of China, but claimed by Vietnam as well as Taiwan. Dispute over ownership of the islands has prompted protesters in Vietnam to ransack factories near Ho Chi Minh...
In a privacy report covering major tech companies' policies toward government data requests, digital rights advocate Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) awarded Apple a perfect six-stars after rating the firm in the doldrums for the past three years. Source: EFF According to the "Who Has Your Back" report published on Thursday, Apple earned credit in all six categories measured by EFF, including requiring warrants for content; informing users about data requests;...
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who is known to use his substantial clout to steer public companies' financial policies, recently boosted his stake in Apple by 2.8 million shares worth nearly $1.65 billion. Activist investor Carl Icahn. | Source: Forbes Icahn's latest position was revealed in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Thursday and shows the activist investor now has more than 7.5 million AAPL shares, reports The Wall Street Journal. At the end of...
In what amounts to a lengthy ad, luxury motoring brand Bentley on Wednesday posted to the Web a "short documentary" covering the design theory and history of its cars, with the video shot and cut entirely on Apple iOS devices. Screenshot from Bentley's "Intelligent Details" documentary. | Source: Bentley via YouTube Titled "Intelligent Details," the four-and-a-half minute clip highlights Bentley's Director of Design Luc Donckerwolke and Head of Exterior Design SangYup...
As part of the batch of updates on Thursday it was revealed that Apple may soon offer developers the ability to send out promotional codes for in-app purchases, a change from previous App Store policy. Discovered by Jeff Scott of 148Apps.com, Electronic Arts is giving customers who purchase Real Racing 3 free in-app currency worth $1.99. Scott took the above screenshot showing the promotion and subsequently posted it to Twitter. It is unclear if Apple plans to roll out...
Rigid glass touchscreens may give way to bendable, foldable portable displays in the future, thanks to utilizing graphene --?an advanced technology that has generated interest from Apple, Samsung and others. A sheet of rippling graphene, via university of Texas at Austin. A pair of reports in the last week have highlighted graphene as a material with the potential to revolutionize the technology industry. While graphene could power semiconductors and advanced circuitry...
Apple on Thursday unveiled a new revision to its developer-focused iTunes Connect app for iOS, sporting an all-new design and the ability to manage multimedia content in the iTunes Store and iBooks Store alongside apps on the App Store. According to Apple, the application -- which mirrors functionality available in the web-based iTunes Connect portal for developers -- has been completely revamped. The update includes a variety of new charts and graphs that provide more...
Chitika Insights web traffic report for April assigned Apple's iPhone a 53.1 percent majority of all smartphone web traffic, while all Android devices combined amounted to just 44.5 percent. The company delivered its report in a press release that focused exclusively on the tiny usage share occupied by Microsoft's Windows Phone and BlackBerry, which together amounted to less than two percentage points of all mobile web traffic. In passing, Chitika noted that "iOS and...
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