Tag Archives: Apple

Mac app: Tab for Google+

There is a new, currently free, app in the Mac App Store for Apple users in the Google+ fold. It’s called Tab for Google+, and places an icon in your OS X menu bar. Clicking it displays your Google+ stream by default, but there is a lot more to this drop-down than a simple feed. Created by the same people that produced FaceTab Pro, Tab for Google+… Read more

2011: The year of fierce competition

Today marks the day that has defined how the tablet wars will play out for the next several months. During the announcement for the Apple iPad 2 today, Apple has made the claim that 2011 is the year of the iPad 2. Some would beg to differ. As multiple manufacturers and software developers are working to put out the best product they can in 2011, there’s… Read more

One Pass to rule them all

To say there’s been mixed reactions to Apple’s newest policy on in-app purchases would be mild. Essentially, Apple wants companies who provide something like a newspaper subscription, that can be purchased outside of an app, to make it available inside the app as well — for the same price of less. It sounds great, but the problem publishers are having… Read more

Google introduces Translate app for iPhone

For the last two-and-a-half years, iPhone users have only been able to access Google’s astounding translation suite via an HTML5 web app. Today, Google released the dedicated Google Translate program for free in the Apple App Store (iTunes link), giving iOS fans the full app functionality that Android junkies have been enjoying for approximately one… Read more

Apple’s looking for a fight with the bulky and the bizarre

In a recent earnings call with acting COO of Apple Tim Cook, a lot more than Apple’s incredibly massive profits were discussed. Among talks of a 26.74 billion dollar quarter, were also talks of the iPad and its competitors – the bulky and the bizarre. According to Cook, Windows tablets come off as heavy and expensive, and Android tablets come off as… Read more

HTC sues Apple for patent infringement

Today, HTC filed a complaint with the International Trade Commission claiming that Apple is infringing on five of their patents.  They have asked the ITC to stop the sale of iPhones, iPads and iPods in the US.  Frankly, I had a feeling this was coming.  You may remember that HTC and Microsoft recently signed a patent agreement.  HTC may use this… Read more

Apple feels Android’s heat, goes after HTC

Apple -to put it mildly- is not the most popular company around these parts. Having said that, we rarely go on rants against them or even mention them at all on our articles. Apparently, Apple doesn’t like that, and they’ve decided to test how much the Android community can despise them. Yesterday they decided to put their lawyers where their mouth is, and… Read more