This has to be untrue. Apple has or to put it more correctly, had lost another unreleased version of the iPhone, which could be the highly anticipated iPhone 5. The scenario? Same like last year when one of the Apple employees lost the iPhone 4 in a bar, the phone landed up in the hands of a person who sold it to Gizmodo for a whopping $5,000. The only difference here being no Gizmodo has bought it and it reportedly went very cheap for a mere $200 on Craigslist. What a cheap sell out! Maybe the guy didn’t want to be in the limelight by asking for a huge sum.
Archive for August, 2011
Google Gears, email clients and what not, the idea sounds alien when you use Gmail and not have an easier way to make use of your Gmail account. With Google Chrome fast catching up and the Web being the center of all focus in terms of computing and accessibility. Today Gmail announced a brand new Web App for Chrome [download here]that resolves a long standing issue – accessing your Gmail, Calendar and Docs without the availability of an Internet Connection. And it’s sweet.
We might have Apple working on what could possibly be a web based diagnostic tool for the numerous iOS devices like the iPhone, iPod Touch and the iPad. Oh and of course the Macs and the iMacs too. I think all the hints at the iCloud, indicate the importance of the similar service, who likes heading over o the Genius Bar to get your iPhone 4 fixed?
Security online is one of the major issues and concerns for all the people hooked to it. We have seen how compromising can it be for anyone; from individuals to organizations. We have seen the Sony PlayStation network being hacked by some notorious folks out there and very recently the Nokia Developers Forum a couple of days back. It can be denting to the reputation that takes decades to build and trust that’s very hard earned. Now I don’t need to reiterate the entire philosophy behind trust building. Read More »
While I heart the HTC devices running the Android operating system, I have started to dislike the HTC Sense UI. Primarily for the fact that that I have an ancient 2.1 version layering my Desire HD. However there is some good news, HTC might be up to boost this version to 3.5 with the coming of the new HTC Bliss. The mobile device hasn’t been announced as yet, but folks in China have got some screenshots available.
I guess this week is dedicated to Steve Jobs across the blogosphere. We thought we will do our bit honor to the great man who gave us an Apple, different from what mankind had known throughout history. While all this sounds great, I am actually a bit disgusted about people calling him Sir, Greek god, the modern Greek Warrior or what not. He is just an innovator, a great one and that’s it.
If your choice of colors to what socks you wear can predict your personality trait, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that your mobile operating system can be used to tell what TV shows you watch or what hobbies you like to pursue. Researchers can pull in data from a small survey and predict what the trend is generally.