Has Anki Solved The Autonomous Car Problem?

Anki Drive Autonomous Vehicles

Opening the 2013 Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) for Apple developers was a keynote speech that featured a demo from Anki. Anki Drive is an iOS controlled racing game where autonomous cars drive around a track racing. These vehicles are approximately the size of Hot Wheels or Matchbox cars, and feature very little intelligence on them. They […]

WWDC 2013 Roundup: iOS 7, Mavericks And More

WWDC 2013 iOS

While Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference, is only barely into its second day, the company has already used the platform to a launch a new bevy of products including iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks. While the product announcements like iTunes Radio could be perceived as reactionary that doesn’t matter as few other companies have […]

Apple’s MacBook Pro Line Not Refreshed at WWDC

No Haswell

It may come as no surprise to people who follow the Apple tech rumors that they announced at their annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) new MacBook Air models. They are based on the 4th Generation Intel Core architecture and are code named “Haswell.” What is interesting is that while many manufacturers are releasing Haswell-equipped computers, […]

iOS 7 Supercharges Siri for an iCar Experience


During today’s keynote at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Apple announced some significant changes to the Siri voice control system. Eddy Cue, Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services, announced that the new version of Siri will be completely integrated into infotainment systems in many new automobiles. Presently, the “best” integration option that […]

Did Fleksy Out Apple Plans to Open iOS Keyboard

fleksy keyboard for iOS

A new keyboard called Fleksy might have outed Apple’s plans to open up their keyboard API to third-party developers, allowing users the flexibility of a different keyboard for entering text on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. If so, this brings one of the most requested features to the iOS platform. It also helps Apple […]

Apple Store Down: New MacBooks Set for WWDC Release?

Apple Store Down iPhone 5

Apple has taken down its online store, possibly confirming the arrival of the next generation of MacBooks. The downtime comes on the exact day that Apple is due to take the stage at this year’s World Wide Developers Conference, WWDC for short. It’s at this conference that the company typically announces next generation products. In […]

iOS 7 Mockup Shows Flatter Look, New Icons Ahead of WWDC Reveal

iOS 7 may have caused more problems than it was worth.

Apple will announce iOS 7 today which will reportedly bring a new look and new features to the iPhone and iPad including easier sharing between devices. According to one Apple source, all the iOS 7 leaks are wrong, but as the WWDC 2013 keynote approaches, we get another look at what IOS 7 could look […]

iOS 7: Don’t Believe the Rumors

iOS 7 concept via Recombu

Apple is expected to be announcing a new version of its mobile iOS 7 operating system for the iPod Touch, iPad, iPad mini, and the iPhone today, and we’ve seen reports of what iOS 7 may look like over recent weeks through a series of leaks. However, according to Daring Fireball‘s John Gruber, don’t believe the […]

WWDC 2013: What to Expect and Not to Expect

Banners at Moscone Center in San Francisco show a "7" which points to the unveiling of iOS 7.

On Monday Apple will show off iOS 7, a new version of OS X and we could see new Macs, the rumored iRadio service and more, but we don’t expect to see the iPhone 5S or iPad 5. Apple is already preparing Moscone center for the WWDC event which kicks off on Monday with a […]

iRadio Reveal on Monday Likely as Apple Inks Last Minute Deal


Sony Music recently signed a deal with Apple, making it the last major music label to sign up for the rumored upcoming iRadio service. The deal with Sony Music, reported by All Things D means that Apple now has deal with all three of the major music labels for its iRadio music streaming service. With all […]

iPad 5 Release Coming Soon, Claims Case Maker

Gumdrop is already making an iPad 5 case based on leaks and claims Apple is prepping an iPad 5 release for June.

This morning Gumdrop cases is pushing an iPad 5 case for the new iPad that the company thinks will arrive on June 10th at WWDC 2013. iPad 5 leaks point to a smaller, lighter iPad that looks like the iPad mini, and that’s what the new iPad 5 cases appear to support, even though the […]

New MacBook Air May Bring Faster Wi-Fi Next Week

MacBook Air

A new rumor from 9To5Mac claims that Apple will refresh its MacBook Air lineup at WWDC with faster Wi-Fi connections. Along with the likely move to Intel’s Haswell chipset, the inclusion of a 1080p iSight camera and a dual-array microphone like the MacBook Pro with Retina Display, the next refresh of the MacBook Air may […]

iOS 7: 5 Things to Know Pre-Launch

iOS 7 is likely going to make its debut on Monday at WWDC.

With WWDC 2013 just around the corner, all eyes are on Apple and its plans for its upcoming iOS 7 software update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. While the company has yet to reveal specifics, there are several important things that consumers should know ahead of Apple’s Monday launch of its new iOS […]

New MacBook Air, MacBook Pro Retina Likely Next Week

macbook pro with retina

A collection of leaked product numbers could point to new Apple announcing refreshed MacBooks at its WWDC keynote next week. 9To5Mac received a set of four SKUs that seem to indicate that at least one line of Macs will get a refresh. The SKUs seem to correlate with a line that has two screen sizes and two […]

Tim Cook: More Design Continuity Between Software, Hardware and Services


Though Tim Cook didn’t expressly reveal anything new regarding the future of Apple’s iOS mobile platform or the desktop Mac OS X operating system, the CEO did give us some insight about the executive shuffle at Apple and what that means for consumers. When asked about senior vice president of iOS software Scott Forstall’s departure, […]

iOS 7 Design Details Allegedly Leak

This shows one example of how the iOS 7 lock screen could look different.

In just a little over two weeks Apple will take the stage to show off the future of iOS, which undoubtedly includes Jony Ive’s re-designed iOS 7. The new iOS 7 software has been in the news for months now as the man known for Apple’s iconic hardware is reportedly changing the look of the iPhone and […]

Apple WWDC Keynote Set: Get Ready for iOS 7

WWDC 2013 iOS

Apple will kick off WWDC 2013 with a keynote event on June 10th where the company leaders will show off new versions of iOS and and OS X to developers and to an eager user-base. This will very likely be when the company shows off revamped iOS 7 software for the iPhone, iPad and iPod […]

iOS 7 Beta: Popular Service Promises Early Access for $8

WWDC 2013 iOS

We expect Apple will announce iOS 7 and an iOS 7 beta at WWDC 2013 in early June, and one of our favorite places to get iOS beta access is back to deliver iOS 7 beta access to users for $8. Apple typically announces a new version of the iOS software and then allows developers […]

iOS 7 Traffic Spikes as WWDC Approaches

Devices identifying the operating system as iOS 7 show up in Gotta Be Mobile server logs.

Traffic from iPhones and iPads running iOS 7 is surging in and around Apple’s headquarters and San Francisco as engineers are apparently ramping up testing of a new version of iOS which we expect to se on stage at WWDC 2013 in June. Apple internally tests new versions of iOS software ahead of the official announcement and […]

iOS 7 Team Reportedly Calls In Reinforcements to Hit WWDC Launch

The iOS 7 overhaul would land on the iPhone, iPad, iPad mini and iPod touch.

Apple is pulling engineers from other projects to fast track work on iOS 7, the next version of Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iPod software, a move which is reportedly needed to deliver the software on stage at WWDC 2013 in June. Multiple reports claim iOS 7 will feature a major overhaul to the user interface, with a […]