Posted On Saturday, December 7, 2013 By admin. Under BoyGenius Tags: amazon air prime, apple, entertainment, events, hardware, hunting, interview, vehicles
In addition to meeting whatever requirements the Federal Aviation Administration may have in place for such projects, Amazon Prime Air drones may also have to face actual physical threats. Assuming the company will be allowed to use unmanned autonomous flying devices to deliver goods in 30 minutes or less , Amazon will need to figure out a way to help its drones avoid bird attacks and even sniper threats. Slate mentions a variety of examples from the wild, in which various species of birds attack other birds or flying devices perceived as potential dangers to their habitat.
Posted On Saturday, December 7, 2013 By admin. Under BoyGenius, MacRumors Tags: accessories, android, apple, business, events, gaming, google, hardware, holiday, humor, macrumors
Don't worry, procrastinators: You'll be able to make the iPhone 5s a last-minute holiday gift . MacRumors notes that shipping times for the iPhone 5s have fallen to just 1 to 3 days, which means that you'll be able to slip it under your Christmas tree as long as you order it on December 22nd. The improved shipping times come amid reports that Apple has shut down some of its iPhone 5c production and has shifted it over to iPhone 5s production in response to higher-than-expected demand.
Posted On Saturday, December 7, 2013 By admin. Under BoyGenius Tags: android, article, blackberry, entertainment, facebook, google, lifestyle, security, software
According to The Wall Street Journal , Dell offered buyout packages to a portion of its massive workforce. The struggling computer maker currently has 110,000 employees, and with this “voluntary separation program” Dell hopes to streamline its operations. Dell spokesman David Frink said, “a critical element of our strategy has been, and always will be, about improving our cost structure and freeing up capital to make the investments in growth areas that matter to our customers.” Employees have until December 20th to accept the offer
Posted On Friday, December 6, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: basketball, front page, google, imac, ipad, iphone, models, network
In its European Apple Online Stores, Apple has begun offering a 32-inch Sharp "4K" Ultra HD LED monitor . Retailing for
Posted On Friday, December 6, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: apple, baseball, black friday, copyright, google, holiday, iphone, ipod, iTunes, mac, macrumors, microsoft, network, technology
Earlier today, Apple launched its "iBeacon" initiative in its U.S. retail stores, allowing users of the company's iPhone app to opt in to receiving location-specific notifications and access to other information while browsing in the stores. Following the announcement of the new system, ISI analyst Brian Marshall headed over to Apple's Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan for a first-hand look, and he came away with a "mixed-to-slightly negative" impression, failing to meet his expectations.
Posted On Friday, December 6, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: apple, basketball, copyright, design, front page, google, imac, ipad, ipod, macrumors, models, network, technology, vehicles
The Associated Press is reporting that Apple will be launching iBeacon technology in its 254 U.S. retail stores today, with Apple quietly launching an over-the-air update to its Apple Store app to support iBeacon receivers in its retail locations. The official move follows a report last month stating that iBeacon integration in Apple Stores would be enabled through an Apple Store app update, with the app now prompting users about receiving in-store notifications once opened.
Posted On Friday, December 6, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: copyright, front page, holiday, holidays, ipad, iphone, mac, macrumors, models, network
Apple is continuing to see improved iPhone 5s supplies ahead of the holidays, with shipping estimates from the online Apple Store now ranging from one to three days for all carriers, colors, and capacities in North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East. The GSM-compatible SIM-free iPhone still has a shipping estimate of 1–2 weeks. Following the launch of the iPhone 5s, supplies were significantly constrained, especially for silver and gold models
Posted On Friday, December 6, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors, TechCrunch Tags: adoption, apb-retribution, books, elijahg, front page, imac, ipad, iphone apps, our-staff, script, techcrunch
After less than three months on the market, iOS 7 is installed on some 74 percent of devices connecting to the App Store, according to a chart posted on Apple's App Store support page for developers. The company puts iOS 6 adoption at 22 percent, and older OS versions at just 4 percent. The data from Apple is likely the most accurate adoption data we will see and is the most relevant for developers as its taken directly from the App Store.
Posted On Thursday, December 5, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: amazon, apple, baseball, books, china, flash, front page, holiday, homes, imac, ipad, mac, macrumors, models, network
Construction on Apple's Campus 2 project is underway, with the company continuing its demolition of existing buildings on the site. Demolition began soon after Apple obtained its ancillary permits following an initial unanimous October approval of the project from the Cupertino City Council. Road work and construction signs surround the area where demolition has begun, with a clear view of the demolished buildings available from the nearby highway
Posted On Thursday, December 5, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors, Yahoo! Answers Tags: a-fairly-steady, a-stock-buyback, apb-retribution, apple, black, black friday, books, front page, imac, ipad, iphone, mac, macrumors, our-staff
With just a few weeks left in 2013, Apple's stock has finally rebounded to set a new 52-week high of $575.14 earlier today, although it has since pulled back by a few dollars. Apple's stock price peaked at just over $700 back in September 2012 before beginning a slide that took the price to under $400 by mid-April of this year.