We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
80,259 News Articles

Remains of the Day: After a fashion

Apple brings in a high-fashion expert, one university's not on such good terms with Cupertino, and sorry, that's not actually your phone vibrating. Remember: Don't wear the remainders for Wednesday, July 3, 2013 after Labor Day.

Apple Hires Yves St Laurent CEO for Special Projects (Bloomberg)

Apple's latest executive hire has an interesting background: He's the former CEO of fashion house Yves Saint Laurent. Expect the next Apple event to feature Tim Cook, Craig Federighi, and Phil Schiller in natty suits with pocket squares.

Skyhook: Google co-founder sabotaged our relationship with Apple (Electronista)

The Wi-Fi-based location firm says that Google's Sergey Brin poisoned Apple against using their technology in the iPhone, even as the search giant went ahead and rolled out a very similar system. I'm shocked--shocked--to find gambling is going on here.

Boston University Sues Apple for Patent Infringement (Patently Apple)

Yet another patent lawsuit, this time from a surprising source: Professor Theodore D. Moustakas of Boston University. The education institution alleges that Apple's iPhone 5, iPad, and MacBook Air use a semiconductor patented by the professor, dubbed "highly insulating monocrystalline gallium nitride thin films." Which I was pretty sure was just a type of Girl Scout cookie.

Visualising electromagnetic fields (Vimeo)

You probably know that your gadgets are all giving off invisible electromagnetic fields, but one team from the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design has brought those fields to life, and to light. I smell a great new MacBook feature.

Why you think your phone is vibrating when it is not (BBC)

Answer: Because you really want it to be ringing, but you're not as popular as you think you are.

IDG UK Sites

How to get free Office 2016 today: Download the new Microsoft Office 2016 Public Preview - how to...

IDG UK Sites

Why Scottish Tablet is better than the iPad mini

IDG UK Sites

How to develop for Microsoft's HoloLens

IDG UK Sites

Apple MacBook 1.1 GHz review (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2015): The future of Apple laptops