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New iPhone Rumors Hint At Possible Version With 5.5-Inch Screen
2014-06-25 14:15:58

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online An entire cottage industry has popped up around attempting to predict the next move being planned by the Cupertino, Calif.-based behemoth, Apple Inc. Sometimes the prognosticators hit the nail right on the head. More often than not, the notoriously secretive company leaves one who is trying to read the technological tea leaves frustrated and disappointed. And yet, predictions continue to be made with regard to guessing just what the...

Zero-Day Hackers Take Claim For vBulletin, MacRumors Breach
2013-11-18 15:40:59

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last Friday vBulletin Solutions, the creators of vBulletin software, announced they had reset the passwords for all accounts on the vBulletin support forums. This came after confirmation that hackers had broken into the systems and compromised customer log-in information. This reportedly included not only the vBulletin.com forums but also those of MacRumors.com. On Thursday, Inj3ct0r Exploit Database’s Facebook page reported it had...

New Cheap Apple Device May Be Called iPhone 5C
2013-07-29 08:35:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A picture that emerged on Chinese forum WeiPhone this week suggests Apple is moving forward with the rumored colored iPhones, which could be named "iPhone 5C." The picture, spotted by Apple fans this weekend, shows what could be the packaging for the new colorful iPhone bearing the 5C name. Though Apple has been absolutely silent about their alleged plans to release its first iPhone in color, the consensus amongst rumor websites and...

Apple In Trouble For Overcharging Consumers Down Under
2013-02-11 10:12:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online America has a bit of a love affair with all-things Apple. Not only are these products seen as a status symbol, a piece of somewhat affordable luxury, they´re also quickly adopted and often set the standard by which other products are judged. One could assume, however, that the iPhone maker doesn't get the same kind of reception in other parts of the world. For instance, in the last 12-months, Apple has come under...

Apple Rumor Mill Churning Over Claims Of New iPhone Math
2013-01-21 08:32:35

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Few companies can inspire analysts and journalists to write such outlandish nonsense like Apple can. In most cases this nonsense is easily dismissed, such as the persistent rumors that the next iPhone will be transparent and feature a projection style keyboard. Then, there are those stories which are so outlandish, it´s the ridiculousness itself which makes headlines. In the latest example, The China Times has claimed...

Do Not Disturb On iOS 6 Experiences New Year's Day Hangover
2013-01-01 11:20:58

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online iPhone users woke up to the New Year with complaints about the "Do Not Disturb" setting on their smartphone not working properly. Some iOS 6 users said that the "Do Not Disturb" feature on their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch did not automatically disable on New Year's morning. The feature helps to silence calls, alerts and notifications when it is enabled, and users may be able to schedule "Do Not Disturb" to activate between specific...

More Apple iPhone 5S Rumors
2012-12-10 18:59:20

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Earlier last month, a publication with a very mixed record when it comes to Apple rumors announced we could see a new iPhone as early as Q1 2013. According to DigiTimes, Apple will begin testing these new iPhones this month (perhaps they´ve already begun) and will release them in a matter of months. Last week, French site Nowhereelse.fr posted pictures from a forum called iPhone5Parts in which they claim they are the...

AT&T Finally Opens FaceTime Door To All Cellular Customers
2012-11-21 16:18:51

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When AT&T announced earlier this year that they wouldn´t let their customers with grandfathered unlimited data plans take advantage of Apple´s FaceTime over 4G, they opened a giant can of worms. The company's  customers were the first to express their disgust, something they had only taken a brief hiatus from. Not much later, consumer advocacy groups began calling out AT&T as well, saying their...

iPhone Preorders Sell Out In One Hour
2012-09-14 12:25:20

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online These iPhone things appear to be a hit. Like, a sell-out-of-preorder-stock-in-one-hour hit. Not bad for a disappointing phone with only modest improvements, no NFC and a Samsung-chasing 4-inch screen. As in years past, Apple shuttered their online store just hours before pre-orders went live, opening the flood gates at 12:01 PST. As one might expect, this sort of torrential downpour of customers hitting a site can be a...

No Layoffs for Apple Retail Employees
2012-08-18 05:54:55

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When Apple makes a mistake, they´re always very good about fessing up to it. Scratch that: When Apple believes there was a mistake to be made in the first place and that, somehow, they´ve made it, they´re very good about fessing up. So, when MacRumors.com ran a story on Monday about possible significant layoffs of new hires at the Apple retail stores, many began to wonder what was going on down in Cupertino....


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