Posts tagged "apple"

It’s Time To Cry: Grandma Receives A Holiday Surprise In This Apple Ad

I want to be mad at Apple because they're making me feel so many feelings for the sake of pitching laptops or whatever, but this ad is just too sweet to resent. As you watch this granddaughter surprise her grandma with a very special song, you'll be too caught up in warm fuzzies to be…
By: Claire Hannum / December 15, 2014

Tech Companies Want To Help Female Employees Freeze Their Eggs, But What We Really Need Is Better Paternity Leave

Apple and Facebook are going to start helping female employees cover the cost of freezing their eggs -- some employees, anyway; Apple’s benefits vary depending on your position -- so that those women don’t have to choose between having a family and working through some of the prime years of their careers. This i…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 14, 2014

Apple Unveils The iPhone 6 And The Apple Watch

Today, Apple unveiled two new phones: the gigantic-screened iPhone 6 and the even clunkier iPhone 6 Plus. Both phones will be released on September 19th. One exciting feature will be mobile payments, which allows users to use the phone as a credit card on trips to the store. A bigger surprise announcement today was the…
By: Claire Hannum / September 9, 2014

Some Good News For Once: Apple Will Create More Racially Diverse Emojis

You may have noticed by now that you can text a koala, the Mexican flag, sushi or a space alien, but when it comes to depictions of humans, iPhone emojis are not exactly racially diverse. Both Miley Cyrus and Tahj Mowry have mentioned the racial disparity, and MTV Act blogger Joey Parker recently wrote to…
By: Claire Hannum / March 27, 2014

Susan Bennett, The Voice Of Apple’s Siri, Thinks She Sounds A Little Creepy

Voice actress Susan Bennett has revealed herself to be the voice of Siri. Although Apple won't confirm it, voice forensic specialists have. Susan explains that she often records stuff without any idea of where or how it will be used. So, she had no idea that she would end up as the life concierge o…
By: Ami Angelowicz / October 4, 2013

Jimmy Kimmel’s No Doctor, But He Did Find The Cure For iOS 7-Induced Nausea

Apple's latest operating system is divisive to a degree that's usually reserved for politics. Some love it, some people loathe it, and others … well, it just makes them sick. One of iOS 7's key differences from previous Apple interfaces is "parallax," an unnecessary if hypnotizing feature that enables the icons on the screen to…
By: Rachel Krause / October 2, 2013

Martha Stewart Is Still Waiting For Apple To Come Pick Up Her Broken iPad

What a normal person drops their iPad and the screen shatters, they yell curse words and haul their ass to a Genius Bar to beg for help. When Martha Stewart drops her iPad and the screen shatters, she Tweets about it and waits for Apple to come to her house to pick…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 26, 2013

Frisky Rant: Is It Just Me Or Is Apple Even More Classist Than It Used To Be?

I adore my iPhone. So many things I do on a daily basis would be impossible without it and I’m grateful to have one. That said, Apple and I have some issues. Namely, with this iPhone 5c and 5s craziness. It’s not as though Apple is a stranger to the "shiny new stuff" contest. iPods,…
By: Claire Hannum / September 20, 2013

Watch Ashton Kutcher In The Steve Jobs Biopic Trailer

Color me surprised: Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs in the biopic "Jobs" actually looks pretty good. I guess he can do the serious actor thing. [Telegraph UK] Is Scotter Braun going to toss Justin Bieber into rehab for douchebaggery and alleged drugs? Possibly. [RadarOnline] Also, the Biebs hurt hi…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 24, 2013

3 Apple Geniuses Confess: What’s The Weirdest Thing You’ve Ever Seen On Someone’s Computer?

A few months back, I had a horrifying experience at an Apple Genius Bar. My computer died while I was in the midst of the some important business, and try as I might, I couldn’t bring it back to life. Regarding the “important business,” it was this: Engagement rings. My boyfriend and I had bee…
By: Sara Barron / January 10, 2013

The iPhone 5: 9 Things I Think You Need To Know About Apple’s New Smartphone

Yes, that's everything I think you need to know about the iPhone 5, i.e. everything I think is important about the phone that is going to be mine, allllll minnnnnnne, in just a week! All the info I've deemed special and important and awesome after the jump.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 12, 2012

The iPhone 5: Everything You Need To Know About Apple’s New Baby

Just when you thought it was safe to go into the cellphone store, here, at long last, comes the iPhone 5. Set to be launched September 12, it will be more of the same from Apple -- a small, slate-style phone with one button and a big, bright screen. But there are a few things to know when it…
By: The Stir / September 11, 2012

The iPad Mini Is Too Cute Not To Want

The iPad mini. Forever, it's been this wacky rumor. Heck, leave it to Apple to come up with absolutely everything, eh? They already havethe perfect phone that practically everyone in the world owns, and the perfect super functional cool-looking iPad tablet that so totally OWNS every other tablet. Naturally, it's time to add another gem to their Apple powerhouse arsenal. Well now the iPad…
By: The Stir / August 8, 2012

You’re A Stylish PC, So Why Not Wear These Apple Clothes?

Back in the mid-'80s, Apple computers thought it would capitalize on its popularity by releasing a line of super cool clothing, including sweartshirts, shorts, belts, hats and -- of course -- turtlenecks. Now, almost 20 years later, these looks are hopelessly dated and hilarious. Check out more from the extra special Apple collection after the…
By: Julie Gerstein / June 16, 2012

5 Reasons The New iPad Is A Waste of Money

The jig is up. We've been bamboozled. Had. Got the wool pulled over our eyes. There isn't, in fact, an iPad3, or an iPad Mini, like some had been hoping. Instead, there's the "New iPad." Whatever that means. Obviously, there are some cool things aboutApple's latest gadget -- and we told you about them yesterday, so I won't…
By: The Stir / March 8, 2012

iPoo: The World’s First PT (Personal Toilet)

Now this is a toilet. Created by designer and programmer Milos Paripovic as a "satire" product, the iPoo is an Apple PT (personal toilet). In Milos' words, it has "exactly the same function as any other toilet and costs twice as much." Milos may find this funny, but I find Apple products superior. A…
By: Ami Angelowicz / January 16, 2012

R.I.P. Steve Jobs

"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma, which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 5, 2011

The Apple Store: A Friendly Place For Single Women

I visited the Apple store last night to purchase a new MacBook Pro.  My computer is lovely and bringing much joy to my life, as I knew it would. What I didn't know was that the Apple store is an untapped Mecca for single women. How come no one told me sooner?
By: Ami Angelowicz / March 11, 2011

Apple’s Steve Jobs Gets In A Pissing Contest With College Girl

If there's one person you don't want to mess with, it's an irate college journalism student. All Long Island University journalism student Chelsea Isaacs wanted was a comment from Apple's media relations department for a paper she was writing. Isaacs, a college senior, was assigned a story on the use of iPads in academic setting…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 22, 2010

Apple Being Sued For iPads That Shut Down In The Sun

Pissed that their uber-expensive tech toys shut down in intense heat and sun, three iPad users are suing Apple for everything from false advertising to breaching consumer protection laws. The three plaintiffs -- Jacob Balthazar, Claudia Keller and John Browning -- have filed their complaint in Oakland, CA, and their lawyer hopes to…
By: Lily Q / July 29, 2010
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