Posts Tagged 'Apple'



Apple to Pay Swiss $21 Million for Copying Clock Design in iOS

I’ve always liked using the clock applications on my smartphone. You never really think about the design of the clock faces, but apparently they can be copyrighted works. Recently, Apple was sued for copying the Swiss Federal Railway’s clock design in iOS.

apple clock copy

Read more @ Technabob

AluRack Lets You Stash Stuff Behind Your iMac or Cinema Display

There are quite a few people using laptops as their main machines these days. Though I still use a desktop PC for a lot of my computing tasks, I have set up a MacBook Pro 17 as an ancillary workstation with an external screen. Monitors tend to be quite large, and finding the optimal placement for your laptop can be problematic. I like this solution because it actually hides your laptop behind your monitor.

alurack stand mac imac cinema display

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Twelve South HiRise: Lift Your MacBook up in Style

While my MacBook Pro 17 is off most days, and I’m used to having desktop PC at home to get stuff done, I could definitely use a nice stand to prop up my laptop when I do use it. The Twelve South HiRise for MacBook is a sleek, polished stand that *ahem* stands out in the crowd.

twelve south hirise macbook

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Steve Jobs Venus Yacht: Not Yet Available at the Apple Store

I have never been one for boats or yachts, but even I could be persuaded to give yacht-life a try in this magnificent vessel that was co-designed by the Apple-master himself, Steve Jobs. This was the boat that Steve Jobs was working on until his untimely death in 2011.

steve jobs yacht venus close

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5 Ways to Silence Your iPhone, But Stay Connected

092812-shhhh.jpgOne of the best new features of Apple’s iOS 6 that came out last week is the Do Not Disturb function. Admittedly, with enough practice and fiddling, you can get the same result without this option, but the ease of toggling it on, coupled with the available options is welcomed. Here’s a quick exploration of some different options you have to keep your phone from disturbing you.

Read more @ Apartment Therapy

LaCie Portable Thunderbolt SSD: Fasted Rugged HD Available?

Sure, Thunderbolt is fast, but there aren’t many devices that you can buy that work with it, leaving Apple fanboys crying in their closets. LaCie has released a new Thunderbolt-compatible portable drive, that uses a speedy solid-state drive for that extra special cherry on top. It also supports USB 3.0 for PC users.

lacie rugged external ssd hd

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Alternatives to Apple’s New Earpods: Better Sound For Less Than $100

092512_rg_AppleEarpodAlternatives_01.jpgAmidst the hullabaloo of Apple’s recent iPhone event, perceptive people noticed the redesign of Apple’s venerable earpod. Everyone that has had an iPod or iPhone has used one of these, and they were among the worst earphones I’ve had, since they constantly kept popping out of my ears. Here are some alternatives to the new Apple earpods, which will guarantee better sound without costing too much. More


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