Tag Archives: apple

Is Facebook set to launch its first smartphone?

The tech world is agog with rumours that Facebook is going to announce its first smartphone, likely made by HTC, next Tuesday (January 15). The California-based company has invited journalists to its Menlo Park HQ “to see what we’re building.” ...

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Apple goofs again with ‘Do Not Disturb’ campaign

It’s amazing how even the most apparently sure-footed companies can morph into ones with two left feet. Apple has just introduced its ‘Do Not Disturb’ iPhone feature, only it doesn’t work. Presumably there are millions of people across the world ...

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Microsoft plans Apple-style store roll-out in the UK

Microsoft is planning to launch its own retail stores in the UK next year as part of a global roll-out of the permanent and pop-up stores it has launched in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. Unlike Apple Microsoft stores ...

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Tim Cook’s £36m Browett mistake

The surprise is not that John Browett, former Dixons CEO and Tesco high-flier, quit Apple after only 6 months. The surprise is he wasn’t fired earlier: or indeed that he was hired at all. Not that there’s anything wrong with ...

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Hurricane Sandy drowns out Google’s vital Nexus 10 tablet launch

Oh dear, oh dear, “Frankenstorm” has rained on Google’s busy parade. Just as the internet services giant was preparing a slew of product launches – including, it was hoped, a game-changing 10in tablet, the Nexus 10, along comes the perfect ...

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Has Apple regained its ad mojo with new iPad Mini?

Everybody seems to be moaning about the high price of the new iPad Mini (£269 and up in the UK) but it’ll probably still sell by the bucketload. Apple’s advertising from TBWA/Media Arts Lab has incurred a right old roasting ...

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