Apple in Your Eye

Los Angeles Residents Can’t Tell the Difference Between the iPhone 4s and the iPhone 5

(Photo: YouTube)

Was it really only yesterday that we watched with muted glee as Apple fanboys everywhere lost their shit over a phone that is only mildly different from its now much cheaper predecessor? My, how time flies.

The iPhone 5 is slightly lighter and slightly longer than the iPhone 4s, but apparently even Apple fans can’t really discern the difference. Jimmy Kimmel brought an iPhone 4s out on the streets of Los Angeles and told everyone he encountered that it was an iPhone 5. Read More

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Quirky Joins Forces With Fab To Rush Apple Accessories to Market

United at last. (Photo: Quirky Blog)

Quirky isn’t resting on the laurels of that recently announced $68 million series C. Apparently hellbent on setting a new land-speed record for collaborative product development, the company is partnering with Fab.com to bring a brand-new line of Apple accessories to market by roughly the time the latest devices ship later this month.

Hold on to your hats and synchronize your watches, tinkerers, because it’s going to be a crazy 48 hours. Read More

Apple in Your Eye

Fanboys Lose Their Shit as Apple Debuts Bigger, Better, Thinner iPhone 5

Sorry, Russia! (Photo: twitter.com/DiarioLaPrensa)

Here we are, gathered once again for what’s always expected to be an ecstatic cross between Christmas and the Rapture: Apple’s latest media event and the unveiling of the latest iPhone. (Also, the iPhone’s less exciting little sister, the iPod, got a bigger screen and an FM tuner, and the Touch now comes in several colors.)

Tim Cook rattled off facts like the iPad accounts for 91 percent of tablet-drive web traffic and that there are now 700,000 apps available for download in the store. He apparently restrained himself from adding, “Ya burnt, Bezos!” though no doubt it required substantial self-control. Read More