Paddy Power, a United Kingdom-based betting company, has started taking bets on what Apple will talk about in its announcement this week in New York. The tech giant only revealed that the event will be about an “education announcement,” and techies around the world have been speculating as to what the company has in store for them. Given the event’s theme,...

The iPad 3 rumor mill is picking up speed as a whole host of techie know it alls chime in with their evidence, opinions or general ramblings. Despite the usual lack of solid information a few threads of information are starting to pull together to deliver some likely features of Apple’s next generation tab. The current iPad 2 was supposed to come with a higher resolution...

Diggers of software have discovered that Apple’s new iOS beta, the iOS 5.1 beta, will be supporting quad core chipsets. According to 9 to 5 Mac, a hidden panel within the code of the beta reveals the processors the iOS 5.1 can handle. The code referenced a “/cores/core.3” device, which means that its processor has four cores. “While not quite confirming...

A new rumor has emerged, claiming that an iOS-based Apple TV, or the iTV, is now ready. News of a new Apple TV, which comes in 42- and 50-inch sizes, comes by way of an ex-Apple employee who said that a functional 50-inch version is located inside the locked-down studio of Apple’s Senior Vice President of Industrial Design Jonathan Ive. Apple is also said to be negotiating...

It would appear that the interest of Apple in touchscreen technology started almost three decades ago. An early phone prototype, dating back to 1983, was recently uncovered and sports an awesome looking touchscreen that is controlled by a stylus. The phone prototype sadly never made it into production, but was reportedly designed by Harmtut Esslinger. Esslinger was the...

Apple Inc. has won a close battle against Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. in their battle for smartphone patents after the United States International Trade Commission (US ITC) found that HTC has infringed one of the patents of Apple. The ITC ruled that HTC violated an Apple patent for a “system and method for performing an action on a structure in computer...

Following the ambitions of the late Steve Jobs, Apple is now moving forward with its plans on taking on television, according to reports. A number of reports say that people from the Cupertino tech giant have been holding meetings with media executives, sharing the company’s vision for the television’s future. Reports also say that Apple is open to the possibility...

A Chinese court has denied the lawsuits of Apple Inc. to acquire rights to the iPad trademark in the country, while a small company seeks to ban the tablet from being distributed under the iPad name. In Tuesday, the Shenzhen Municipal Intermediate People’s Court said in a statement that it had rejected the company’s lawsuits against Proview Technology, a Shenzen-based...

iPod maker Apple Inc. has been reported to be teaming up with Japanese electronics giants Sony and Hitachi to produce 4-inch touchscreen displays for a new iOS device that is set to be released next year. According to Japanese news site Macotakara.com, the two companies have done shipping the new LCD displays to Apple Inc. The site cites “sources within Apple’s...

When the late Apple co-founder and former Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs first dreamed up the iPhone, he did not want it to run on any network. John Stanton, a Silicon Valley venture capitalist, said that Jobs wanted to replace mobile carriers completely. Stanton, who spent a lot of time with the late Apple CEO during the development period of the iPhone, said that...