Review: Harman Kardan GLA-55 speakers look, sound good (but cost a grand)

Review: Harman Kardan GLA-55 speakers look, sound good (but cost a grand)

I love Harman Kardon products. I’ve reviewed (and bought) plenty of ‘em over the years. However, the GLA-55 high end” system is too expensive by any stretch of the imagination. How expensive? A thousand smackers. For a cool grand, you’ll […]

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Apple granted patents for gesture entry techniques

Apple has been granted two patents (number 20140109018 and 20140109010) by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office for “gesture entry techniques” on iOS devices such as the iPhone and iPad.

Apple looking to overhaul the iTunes Store? Let’s start with iTunes itself

Apple looking to overhaul the iTunes Store? Let’s start with iTunes itself

iTunes Radio hasn’t stopped the decline of music sales so Apple is considering the most dramatic overhaul of the iTunes Music Store in more than a decade, according to Billboard, quoting unnamed “executives familiar with Apple’s internal deliberations.” Apple should also consider an overhaul of iTunes itself, which has gotten too bulky and bloated.

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Apple seeks patent for ‘multi-tiered voice feedback in an electronic device’

Apple has filed for a patent (number 20140108017) with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office for “multi-tiered voice feedback in an electronic device.” It involves Siri on iOS devices and Dictation on OS X devices.

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iOS has 42% of all smartphone activations last quarter

iOS has 42% of all smartphone activations last quarter

Google’s Android took the number one spot for smartphone activations in the U..S. last quarter, with 53% of new activations, according to data from the Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, as reported by CNET. Apple’s iOS was in second place with […]

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Could health care insurance companies help subsidize an iWatch?

Could health care insurance companies help subsidize an iWatch?

If Apple is indeed planning its own smart watch (the rumored iWatch) soon, its timing could be impeccable. According to ABI Research, close to 42 million wearable wireless sports, fitness and wellness devices will ship worldwide this year.

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Freshly Squeezed Reviews: diving into iDive

Freshly Squeezed Reviews: diving into iDive

By Frank Petrie Contributing Editor Whether your a backyard Spielberg or a professional videographer, you inevitably accumulate a ton of footage to keep track of, be it for a single project or archiving. You could create several folders and, if […]