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Suitcase bulging with cash

Lawyers seek $16m payday in Apple 'moist iDevice' settlement

The proposed settlement of the lawsuit against Apple by iPhone and iPad touch owners whose iDevices were unfairly denied warranty service when they incorrectly indicated water damage has not yet been approved by the court, but if you're one of those eligible for a payout, you can now get in line – well behind the lawyers. …
Rik Myslewski, 5 Aug 2013

'Extremely sophisticated' Apple settles watery iDevice lawsuit

Apple has reached a settlement with iPhone and iPod touch owners who claimed that Cupertino unfairly denied them warranty coverage when their iDevice's moisture sensor indicated water damage. "Class Counsel and Plaintiffs ... are pleased to report that, after extensive discovery, negotiation, and mediation, they have …
Rik Myslewski, 30 May 2013
iPhone in the Lake

Moist iPhone fanbois tempted with golden Apple shower offer

Apple has reportedly agreed to shake $53m (£35m) in change out of its pockets to settle a lawsuit accusing it of wriggling out of gadget warranties using a water-detecting tool. Fanbois who brought their busted iPhones and iPods into Apple Stores for repair watched employees check the status of a Liquid Contact Indicator - …

Texan contends iPod EXPLODED IN HER FACE

Apple is being sued by a Nacogdoches, Texas, woman who claims that her iPod touch exploded in her face. We'll let the cool and dispassionate language of her complaint, filed in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas and repeated word-for-word for your perusal, recount the frightening tale of the unfortunate …
Rik Myslewski, 1 Mar 2013

Happy birthday, LP: Can you believe it's only 65?

This storage medium progressed from spinning disk to flash and then entered the cloud... Sound familiar? It's the long-playing music album and this year marks the sixty-fifth anniversary of its inception. The 33 1/3rpm vinyl long-playing record was devised in 1948 by Columbia Records and was an upgrade on the prior 78rpm 12- …
Chris Mellor, 22 Feb 2013
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Aw grandad, I asked for an iPad and you got me an iPod

You'd think Brits receiving Apple products for Christmas would be happy to find the pricey kit in their stockings, but not all of them were. Searches for returns policies on Christmas Day in the UK were 250 per cent higher than last year, says Experian Hitwise, the web analytics company, and searches for the Apple returns …
Anna Leach, 3 Jan 2013
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It's JUST possible, but Apple MIGHT not make an iWatch in 2013

What's better than smartphone that is not strapped to your wrist? A smartphone that IS strapped to your wrist. In what is a strange rumour even by the standards of supply chain rumours - Chinese manufacturing news site iPhone.TGBUS says that Apple is planning to release a watch in 2013, and the story has been widely circulated …
Anna Leach, 1 Jan 2013
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iPod daddy: Ousted iOS chief Scott Forstall 'got what he deserved'

Talking to the BBC, father of the iPod and original iPhone hardware designer Tony Fadell talked about clashes with Scott Forstall, saying that Apple's iOS chief got just what he deserved when he was shuffled out of the company last month. Fadell worked on the first 18 revisions of the iPod, but left Cupertino back in 2010 and …
Bill Ray, 29 Nov 2012
Apple iPod Touch 5G

Apple iPod Touch 5G review

It’s fitting that this is the fifth generation of the iPod Touch, because what you’ve got here is, in effect, an upgrade almost as ambitious as the recently launched iPhone 5. Like the iPhone 5, the new Touch has had a bit of a growth spurt, stretching just over a centimetre to accommodate a larger 4in, 1136 x 640 “Retina” …
Stephen Dean, 22 Oct 2012
Apple iPod Nano 7G

Apple iPod Nano 7G review

Having sold something like 350 million iPods in the last decade, Apple has quite sensibly stuck to pretty much the same basic designs for most of the iPod range. The glaring exception to that rule is the ever-changing, shape-shifing iPod Nano. This is the seventh version of the Nano in seven years, and in that time it’s …
Stephen Dean, 18 Oct 2012

International Trade Commission heeds Moto, targets Apple

The IT industry’s ongoing battle to outlaw itself with intricately cross-linked patent-driven bans on device sales continues, with Google-owned Motorola Mobility winning an International Trade Commission investigation into Apple over yet more infringement. Back in August, the Chocolate Moto asked the ITC for the probe. At the …
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New iPod nano and touch: Lightning strikes again

It must be tough to be an iPod engineer and have to wait though an hour of iPhone love before your creations are even mentioned at an Apple product-rollout event. But maybe you can console yourself with the old adage of "saving the best for last" – and the two new iPods, if not the best kit that Apple has to offer, are …
Rik Myslewski, 12 Sep 2012

Apple eyes $$$ iDevice adapter bonanza

Does anyone feel umbrage that Apple will be the only supplier of adaptors to bridge its new, nine-pin and old, 30-pin dock connectors at the outset? You do? For heaven's sake why? Even iLounge, the site that made the claim that this will be the case, says it's an "initial" deal. In other words, Apple will - naturally, since …
Tony Smith, 6 Sep 2012
Philips Fidelio AS851 speaker dock for Android devices

Apple iDevice dock port to drive wireless streaming

Will Apple's new dock connector, expected to debut on the iPhone 5, signal the end of low-cost audio docks? The makers of such kit seem to think so. They say the new nine-pin port lacks the dedicated analog audio lines found on its 30-pin predecessor, according to an interesting piece on Rather a lot of docks …
Tony Smith, 3 Sep 2012
Punk-styled girl with piercing gazes at an apple

Apple: I love to hate, and hate to love thee

Open ... and Shut I want to hate Apple. The company takes the most egregious of Microsoft's monopolistic practices and raises them to an art form. It's aggressive litigiousness threatens to impede innovation in the mobile industry for years to come: innovation that isn't Apple's, that is. And Apple's lust for control makes it a very poor centre …
Matt Asay, 29 Aug 2012
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Apple iOS 6 beta limits number of apps per device

The beta versions of Apple's iOS 6 limit the number of apps that you can have installed on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch – a limitation that didn't exist on iOS 4 or iOS 5. The limit, however, is high enough that only the most app-happy Apple-kit owners would hit the wall, according to a post by "macjeff" on the Mid …
Rik Myslewski, 19 Jul 2012

Absinthe 2 lifts iOS 5.1.1 gadgets over garden wall

iDevice jailbreakers: you can now take almost all of Apple's iOS 5.1.1 gadgets out of the walled garden, thanks to hacking tool Absinthe 2.0, released today. The jailbreak software, which only works with iOS 5.1.1 - past versions of the mobile operating system have working jailbreaks already - and will open any iPhone, the …
Tony Smith, 25 May 2012
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Samsung buys US Spotify clone, hopes to bruise Apple's eco-system

You don‘t have to be a genius to know that mSpot, which has just been bought by Samsung Electronics in the US, is going to go through both a transformation and a huge international upsurge in usage, if it has, or can get, international music rights. Samsung has been talking about a rival to iTunes for some years, ever since …
Faultline, 13 May 2012

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