Apple US Summer Camp Teaching Kids to Become Film Makers

Posted on June 23rd, 2013 | Categories - Apple News, Uncategorized

Apple have been running Summer Camp workshops at their retail stores in the US for years where each of the children are taught different skills in movies and making movies in the stores.

The Camp sessions last 2 days at the stores and the 8-12 year oldsa re taught more than just how to edit and make movies with Apple’s apps, they’re taught storyboarding techniques as well as having hands on time with filming the video themselves. All the videos… Read more >>

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WWDC App Now Available in iOS App Store

Posted on June 4th, 2013 | Categories - Apple News

The “companion” app for the WWDC conference next week has been released into the App Store yesterday. Last years WWDC saw an app to accompany the events so one has been expected for a while and is a great tool for both the attendees to the conference and those who can’t make it and missed out on tickets (which is A LOT!)

The app gives developers – both at the conference or at home – to follow the events of… Read more >>

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Siri Voice Recognition Powered by Nuance

Posted on June 3rd, 2013 | Categories - Apple News

The All Things D Conference in America always brings some interesting information to light. This time the CEO of Nuance Paul Ricci wa being interviewed, and as soon as the Q&A started he revealed details of his companies relationship with Apple.

Ricci was questioned on whether it’s his companies fault that the iPhone doesn’t understand a users voice (of course people always bite back given the opportunity at a conference like this!). Ricci remained calm and answered that they do… Read more >>

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Google Launch 3D Maps for Desktop Computers

Posted on May 23rd, 2013 | Categories - Apple News

Everyone who is anyone with a small amount of knowledge about tech will know the troubles Apple faced when launching their own native Maps application within iOS 6. The 3D flyover views of buildings and roads were completely screwed up in some of the major US cities, with renderings of trees becoming blobs and even a bridge and roads being dropped into the river below!

Now Google are launching their own 3D “fly through cities” view with 3D buildings, they… Read more >>

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$610k for Tea (or Coffee) with Tim Cook

Posted on May 16th, 2013 | Categories - Apple News

Apple Inc have always been close to charities since Steve Jobs was at the helm of the company and this appears to be a trait that Tim Cook has taken on too.

He has agreed to give up half an hour of his time for a personal meeting or coffee with the lucky winner of an online auction over at Charity Buzz, with the meeting taking place in the Apple Inc headquarters in Cupertino, California.

The online auction was expected… Read more >>

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Locking Stand for iPad 3

Posted on May 9th, 2013 | Categories - Apple News

The third generation iPad tablet with the retina display is one of the “must have” items of 2012 and 2013. The Apple tablets are favoured by many people across many different business sectors as being the most reliable and functional tablet compared to the others on the market at the moment. Of course, the Apple iPad tablet tops all the polls for use and it appears that nothing will take away its pedestal.

To use the iPad in a… Read more >>

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Apple Working on a Smart Audio Splitter

Posted on May 8th, 2013 | Categories - Apple News

Well audio splitters are nothing new, people have been using them for a long time in different environments for different applications, including school children listening to music on the bus on the way home and they can now plug in their own earphones instead of squashing together to sheare on set.

But.. Apple’s latest patent application shows insight into what looks to be a great new accessory to hit the market in the form of a smart audio splitter which… Read more >>

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iPad Mini Retina to use LG Displays – not Samsung

Posted on May 7th, 2013 | Categories - Apple News

More and more people are putting their 2 pence worth in on the predictions for the next generation Apple tablets and what will be happening when.

Latest guesses are from a Richard Shim, who is an analyst at the company DisplaySearch, who is citing that the second version of the Apple iPad Mini will be released with a retina display and those display panels will be sourced from LG, not Samsung.

Samsung and Apple have a fraught relationship and Apple… Read more >>

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Apple Shares Said to be “on a Rebound”

Posted on May 6th, 2013 | Categories - Apple News

Apple shares look to be back on an upward increase since mid-April. Before then the company had seen a downward slope since September last year when the shares peaked at $700 and faced a decline which saw them hit their low point at below $400 per share.

What is the reason for the change in events? Many reasons are being cited as the turn around for Apple, but one investor is claiming that the WWDC will be a new turnaround… Read more >>

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Pentagon Ready for Apple Devices in Two Weeks

Posted on May 5th, 2013 | Categories - Apple News

We have been reading reports online about the US Military turning to Apple devices for deployment across their field teams. They have tested a number of devices and though already use Blackberry and Playbook tablets in the field, they clearly are not fulfilling all their needs as they have now turned to the iPad.

The Apple tablet is undergoing some changes for use by the Pentagon as security is clearly a paramount issue for them that needs to be addressed,… Read more >>

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