Yes yes, we know that IE isn’t available for Mac. And that writing about it on an Apple blog doesn’t make much sense. But when Microsoft announced that it will be permanently shutting down all the older versions of IE (except IE 11), we couldn’t help but feel a part of our childhood being lost. What else did we have in 1995, except IE, Swat Kats and Super Mario! It is an end of an era, and we couldn’t stop ourselves from writing about it. Read more
Have you ever closed your eyes and thought to yourself, “How I wish I were the CEO of Apple”? Well, just be glad this wish hasn’t come true for you. Because apparently, in the Apple world, a senior executive makes more than Tim Cook, the CEO! Read more
“We are here to deliver a special message to some old friends.” These words, when spoken by one old rival to another can seem insidious and sarcastic. But Microsoft recently said them to Apple in the spirit of goodwill and cheer, and of healing old wounds. Read more
Android fanboys ridiculed Apple when it launched those gold iPhones. They were all like ‘Yeah, we get it, you are costly. Enough with the bling already!’ And then, within months, we saw Samsung and other Android phone manufacturers splashing a liberal dose of gold on their handsets. Talk about taking a 180-degree turn!
Fast forward one year. Apple introduced the Rose Gold colour, and Android lovers were like ‘Now, this is too much’. And then … you guessed it! Welcome Rose Gold Android phones! Read more
There comes a time in all our lives when we just lose it. We just give up on life and do the weirdest, craziest things. Don’t you dare deny it! It happens to all of us sooner or later. Read more
You know how you get all those Whatsapp forward messages that reads: “This question was asked in the IAS exam. Solve it if you are a genius.” Yeah well, we can’t be sure how accurate those texts are, but we do have a list of interesting questions that were actually put to prospective candidates at Apple. Read more
Contrary to popular belief, not everything Steve Jobs touched turned to gold. In its almost four-decade long existence, Apple has released many products which weren’t smash hits. In fact they weren’t even moderate successes and Apple had to stop production due to losses. Obviously, these products were never heard of again. Read more
We have heard repeated rumours about Facebook supplementing its very popular ‘Like’ button with a Dislike option. While that hasn’t happened yet, we are about to get a different variation of the Like button in the form of emoticons. Facebook has already started testing these ‘Reactions’ and is getting mixed reviews. Read more
So you have marked the BIG date in your calendar. Decision has been made to go with the bigger (read: gigantic) iPhone 6 Plus. The retail store that is likely to draw the least crowd yet have enough stocks has been strategically identified. Plans have been made to reach about an hour before the stores open. Basically everything that could have been pre-done has be done.
What now? How do you get past the irritatingly long 10 days till the iPhone 6 Plus launches in India on 17th October. We have an idea. Actually, we have 5 ideas! Read more
iPhone has added yet another skill to its ever-increasing list of features: that of saving lives. That’s right! An iPhone apparently saved its owner’s life during a mugging last week by taking a bullet for him. Whoa! Read more