Josh Gad, star of Broadway’s Book of Mormon is currently in talks to play Steve Wozniak in the upcoming indie film Jobs, opposite of Ashton Kutcher. If you’re familiar with any of Gad’s work, you should feel pretty comfortable with him coming on board as Apple Employee #1. I imagine The Woz is pretty happy as well.
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The Denver Broncos have dropped their 500 page printed playbook and have upgraded to iPad. The Denver Post has the details: This season, the team will hand out iPads that feature the week’s game plan, scouting reports, video clips and other relevant data… A key component to the software is that it runs in the background [...]
The video here from Bloomberg is worth the watch if you’re in the market for a new phone sometime in the near future. Hardware does seem to be the main theme here. So what do you think? Will we see the new iPhone in October?
The highly coveted iPhone 4S is launching on smaller regional carriers today, expanding the reach of Apple’s flagship phone. The iPhone 4S is appearing on the pages of Alaska Communications, Appalachian Wireless, Cellcom, GCI, and nTelos. Interestingly, they show the phone selling for $50 less than the price tag offered by the three nationwide carriers [...]
Apple is once again turning to celebrities to help them promote their products, the first time they have done so since the end of the much-beloved “I’m a Mac / I’m a PC” commercial campaign. This time we have two different commercials, one featuring Colonel Nick Fury himself Samuel L. Jackson, and the other featuring [...]
Interesting reports coming from sources close to the “future store” labs of Apple close to Cupertino campus. Need to replace your iPhone at an Apple Store? Forget to back up to iCloud or tether to your home device? Apple is apparently testing a wireless content transfer service/device. Here’s an example, thanks to 9to5mac: : A [...]
According to Kaspersky Labs and a post at Mashable, another Mac Trojan virus has been detected, and this one could be even more damaging and widespread than the Flashback Trojan that affected over 600,000 Mac users. This trojan, called SabPub, or, Backdoor.OSX.SabPub.a, to be exact, infects systems through Java when suspicious emails are opened and [...]
Famed Mario/Zelda/Donkey Kong/Star Fox and all things good Nintendo creator Shigeru Miyamoto recently sat down with Edge to talk about his favorite game and future plans. Anyone want to wager a guess as to what Miyamoto-san’s been playing for the last year? Yep, that’s right. Angry Birds is Miyamoto’s favorite game. While it is rare [...]
Geeks and gamers rejoice: Rockstar’s “Max Payne” is coming to the App Store! The game is set to drop tomorrow, April 12th, but has already been made available in some App Stores around the country this afternoon. (Sorry Brandon Smith and other Android users.) While the exact price point has not been released, 9to5mac.com speculates we’ll [...]
It doesn’t appear that consumers are very worried about Facebook’s recent acquisition of Instagram after all. According to the Instagram Twitter account (@instagram), the photography app has finally reached the #1 spot on the Free category on the iTunes App Store. So whatever the future holds for the Instagram/Facebook mashup is yet to be seen, but it appears that [...]
Breaking news this morning from Bloomberg, which is reporting that the United States has filed antitrust lawsuits against Apple and several book publishers over alleged price fixing on eBooks sold through Apple’s iBooks application. This story will be updated as more info is available!
This past Sunday brought a special Easter treat for folks who have older iPhones with AT&T. AT&T, bowing to increasing pressure from its customers, finally began offering hardware unlocks for iPhones that are outside of their initial 2-year contract. Unlocking allows you to use your iPhone with SIM cards from other companies, such as T-Mobile, [...]
Alright, it’s been just over a week since the news first broke that Ashton Kutcher was set to play the late Steve Jobs in an upcoming film. Here’s what we know: Production of the film, titled “Jobs”, is set to begin in May while Kutcher is on break from filming “Two and a Half Men”, [...]
Afternoon, fellow Geeks. Josh here. As you recall from our Episode #1 podcast, I wasn’t really very happy with Apple’s latest installment of iPad. Well, neither was Consumer Reports. While my opinion is still up in the air, apparently the opinion over at Consumer Reports has changed. Read their latest after the jump.
Over the last few days Apple CEO Tim Cook has been in China visiting meeting with high-profile officials discussing “intellectual property issues”, as well as stopping by an Apple store. Apple has now confirmed that Cook also has visited a new manufacturing division of iPhone at the Foxconn plant. After claiming in a staff email [...]
So…. get this. You know how Apple stores, being the epitome of sleek tech sexiness, feature storefronts made entirely of glass? Well one 83-year old from New York obviously didn’t know that. She does now though, after walking smack dab into one and breaking her nose in the process. Now she wants Apple to pay [...]
A former Apple employee claims that the new Apple TV user-interface was shot down by late CEO Steve Jobs. According to Redmond Pie Jobs hated the new UI, shelving it 5 years ago. With Tim Cook at the helm, we’ve already seen some stark changes at Apple. Is this an ominous sign?
As discussed in our upcoming pilot episode of the podcast, here is my video chronicle of obtaining the new iPad last Friday.
Mary-Jo Foley over at ZDNet says she has seen an internal Microsoft email telling its employees that they will no longer be allowed to purchase any Apple products with their expense accounts. This new policy is certainly understandable given that Microsoft has their own smartphone platform in Windows Phone 7 and will be soon releasing [...]