Apple has sent out media invitations for an event that is set to take place March 9th. The tagline for the event is “Spring Forward”, which many speculate is a reference to Daylight Savings Time which means more news coming about Apple’s upcoming Watch.
For years many people have thought that getting a Mac would be the solution to hackers, viruses, spyware and much more. And for quite a while this was the case as many hackers did not waste their time with OS X. In recent years though Apple has seen a steady increase in Mac sales and pretty much dominates the over $1000 notebook range. Since these computers are priced higher it brings more attention from hackers and other shady parties. The latest report from GFI shows that Apple’s major operating system sits on top of the leaderboard when it comes to security vulnerabilities in 2014.
If you own an Apple mobile device you know one thing that you always have to replace is the included USB charging / sync cable. It seems that after just a few months they break or rip, they are definitely not made to last a long time. We know LUXA2 for some great mobile products and they have put their own spin on the Lightning cable with the Aluminium MFi Lightning USB Charge / Sync Cable. With this one last? Read on as we find out…
Apple will be refreshing their popular Macbook Air very soon. The new Macbook Air will have a 12-inch screen, and we have heard the rumors as we are sure you have of a retina screen. No word yet on that, but we also have details on other aspects of the hardware inside the next Macbook Air.
This year Apple finally stop producing the iPod Classic, the only model that had any resemblance to the original model. Well it looks like people are willing to fork out the cash to get their hands on these old models. On eBay a rare version of the iPod classic sold for $90,000 and another one is listed at $180,000.
Not that long ago we showed you Windows 98 running on Samsung’s Gear Live Smartwatch, now it looks like someone has decided to install Windows 98 on an iPhone 6 Plus! This little hack comes from Chinese form member who goes by the alias of xyq058775 on feng.com.
The internet being what it is was not satisfied with Apple’s statement and a new website was created called One of the Nine. The goal was to collect photos of bent iPhones to show that more than nine units were affected like Apple said. Not much media coverage was brought to the site, but they have already received 327 photos of bent iPhones. The first 300 images have been turned into a video that you see below.
One of the last remaining Apple-1’s sold for $905,000 at an auction in New York on Wednesday. This far exceeded expectations of auction house Bonhams, who expected to sell the machine for $300,000 – $500,000. The buyer of the auction was the Henry Ford organization, which plans to display the machine in its museum in Dearborn, Michigan.
A new biopic on Steve Jobs is in the works coming from Aaron Sorkin and will be directed by Danny Boyle. It has just been announced that Christian Bale will play jobs in the film. Of course we best know Bale for being Batman, but can you see him being Steve Jobs?
Apple’s iPad event is just a week away and we are expecting to see the iPad Air 2 and the Retina iPad Mini. A Vietnamese blog has posted photos of what they claim to be an unfinished iPad Air 2. While we normally take these images with a grain of salt some of the details in the images confirm many of the rumors on the new device.
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