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Bose sues Beats over patents for noise-canceling headphones

Bose just fired a major shot across the bow of Apple-owned headphone-maker Beats, accusing it of infringing on five patents related to noise-reduction. Bose sues Beats over patents for noise-canceling headphones originally published ...
Full article at: GigaOM 2 days ago, 1:39pm CDT
 

AWS in fight of its life as customers like Dropbox ponder hybrid clouds and Google pricing

AWS doesn't have the public cloud to itself anymore. It faces two gigantic competitors trying to poach reference customers and growing adoption of hybrid cloud. AWS in fight of its life as customers like Dropbox ponder hybrid clouds and Google pricing originally publi ...
Full article at: GigaOM 2 days ago, 1:19pm CDT
 

Visa invests in wireless credit card maker LoopPay

LoopPay’s digital credit card has attracted the attention of credit card titan Visa, which may be just be looking for alternatives to plastic. LoopPay said on Thursday that Visa has made a strategic investment in the company of an undisclosed sum. LoopPay makes programmable keychain fobs […] Visa invests in wireless credit card maker LoopPay originally publ ...
Full article at: GigaOM 3 days ago, 11:41am CDT
 

For $40, CaseCam lets you be in that group picture taken on your iPhone

Need a combination tripod and timed or remote shutter for your iPhone? Consider the CaseCam, which uses a mirror that doubles as a stand, along with special software that can snap a pic from another iPhone or after a certain amount of time. For $40, CaseCam lets you be in that group picture taken on your iPhone originally published ...
Full article at: GigaOM 4 days ago, 2:46pm CDT
 

Why slowing iPad sales didn’t surprise Apple and shouldn’t surprise you

Apple's slowing iPad sales met Apple's own expectations but nobody else's apparently. Sure, slowing growth rates aren't necessarily a good thing but there are several reasons to explain why iPad sales have slowed. Why slowing iPad sales didn’t surprise Apple and shouldn’t surprise you originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue r ...
Full article at: GigaOM 4 days ago, 10:38am CDT
 

PlaceMe’s creator Alohar has a new app that tracks everything your family does

PlaceMe uses every sensor in the phone to track your activity. Now PlaceUs is doing the same except it's tracking the combined activity of a family or small group of friends. PlaceMe’s creator Alohar has a new app that tracks everything your family does originally published by Giga ...
Full article at: GigaOM 5 days ago, 7:00am CDT
 

It’s not just the iPhone 6 screens that will be bigger: Reported initial production will be too

Apple is asking suppliers for a record first production of its new iPhone says the WSJ. While last year's initial production run of iPhone 5s and 5c phones was in the 50 to 60 million range, Apple wants nearly 80 million bigger iPhones. It’s not just the iPhone 6 screens that will be bigger: Reported initial production will be too originally publi ...
Full article at: GigaOM 6 days ago, 7:36am CDT
 

Security researcher suggests 600M iOS devices have Apple-created backdoors for data

How secure is the data your iPhone or iPad? A little less than perhaps you thought, according to Jonathan Zdziarski, who has a slideshow of findings that may surprise you. A security researcher with several books to his credit, Zdziarski suggests that 600 million iOS devices have built-in backdoors and undocumented services put in place by Apple. Zdziarski’s slides came to light on Monday through ZDNet and were used in a recent conference ...
Full article at: GigaOM 6 days ago, 2:44pm CDT
 

August production reported for Retina Display MacBook Air with 12-inch model to follow

Waiting for a retina display update on Apple’s MacBook Air laptop? If the Economic Daily News out of Taiwan is correct, you won’t have to wait much longer: The business-focused site reported over the weekend that parts for a refreshed MacBook Air with a higher resolution screen are shipping to Apple’s manufacturing partners now. Apple Insider notes that parts shipments now combined with production of the laptops s ...
Full article at: GigaOM 1 week ago, 7:30am CDT
 

Cooking with my iPhone: A review of Supermechanical’s Range thermometers

I love to cook. My ideal vacation isn’t a trip to the beach or trek to a national park. I spend my off time with my butcher or fishmonger asking for strange cuts of meat or exotic sea creatures before roasting, smoking and curing them in my kitchen or backyard. Consequently, I’ve collected a sizable number of kitchen implements over the years, and among the tools in my drawers is every kind of cooking thermometer you can imagine: instant-read st ...
Full article at: GigaOM Jul 20 2014, 10:00am CDT
 



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