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500 million and going strong!

Categories: Miscellaneous
500 million and going strong!

Apple never seems to surprise us with their cutting edge technology and next generation gadgets. But it has surprised one and all with the latest news that 500 million applications have been downloaded via their Apple store. Now that is something! Though this includes both free and paid apps, but there is no doubt that this is a remarkable feat considering the fact that this took just 6 months of opening the Apps store. If compared with the last time ...

Steve Jobs on a medical leave for 6 whole months

Categories: Featured
Steve Jobs on a medical leave for 6 whole months

Recently, to dispel all the rumors regarding his bad health, Steve Jobs released a letter as a response to all the rumor mongers who had spread the news of his bad health all over the internet. But, recently a memo was sent to the team of Apple which was completely contradictory to the previous letter. The memo went on like this: Team, I am sure all of you saw my letter last week sharing something very personal with the Apple community. Unfortunately, ...

Steve Jobs says he’s fine via online letter

Categories: Featured
Steve Jobs says he’s fine via online letter

In a surprising move, Apple's CEO Steve Jobs released an online letter yesterday stating that all is well with him. Sometime back, the net was flooded with rumors about his failing health and how his not giving the keynote speech at MacWorld this year was an indication of that. Following these reports, even the stock market responded negatively and the stock dipped quite a bit. But, as they say, "Where there's smoke, there's fire". The reports, though exaggerated (some even claimed ...

It’s official! Android apps will now be paid

Categories: Cellphones
It’s official! Android apps will now be paid

This comes as music to the ears of the developers across the world who didn't think that making applications for Android will be worth it. According to Martin Drashkov, he has received mail from the Android Market (read Google) that Android Market will expanding to many countries outside the U.S like Germany, Austria and other European and Asian countries. Along with this, there is also the golden news that apps will finally start being paid. This is a smart move by ...

Apple stocks dip following the rumors of Steve’s bad health

Categories: Cellphones, Featured
Apple stocks dip following the rumors of Steve’s bad health

Reports were flying all over the internet that Steve Jobs's failing health was the reason that Apple was not going to make an appearance at MacWorld from now on. Not surprisingly, following these reports there was a fall of about 2% in the shares of Apple. This has happened earlier also with rumors floating around on Steve Jobs's health some time before. There was a fall from $87.92 a share to $86.15 in response to the reports. But a point ...

Heavyweight giants Apple, Google and Microsoft sued

Categories: Desktops, Featured
Heavyweight giants Apple, Google and Microsoft sued

Apple, Google and Microsoft were at the recieving end this time when a small Indiana company, Cygnus filed a lawsuit against them claiming infringement. The software in question relates to a common file preview feature used by the browsers and operating systems developed by the above mentioned companies. It shows users small snapshots of the files before they are opened. The patent in question (#7346850) was applied for by Cygnus in 2001. It includes a "System and method for iconic software environment ...

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