The head of Apple’s electric car project is leaving the company

The head of Apple’s electric car project, Steve Zadesky, is reportedly leaving the company for personal reasons. Zadesky joined Apple in 1999 after working as an engineer at Ford Motor Company.
Virtual Reality

Apple just hired Virginia Tech professor and VR expert Doug Bowman

In a suspected attempt to join the likes of Microsoft, Facebook, and Sony on the VR bandwagon, Apple has hired Doug Bowman, a former Virginia Tech computer science professor and HoloLens grant winner.

WhatsApp cozies up to Facebook: Beta app build offers to ‘improve my Facebook experience’

A new beta build of WhatsApp has an option that allows WhatsApp to share data with Facebook to "improve my Facebook experience." Screenshots also show a document manager is likely on the way.

Microsoft launches Office Insider for Mac users, promising early updates for enthusiasts

Office Insider is no longer Windows-only. Mac users can now opt in to get early updates for Office for Mac 2016, and test new features in Office apps.

Who needs a charging cable when you have the Boomerang case for the iPhone?

The Boomerang case offers something very few, if any, cases offer: a built-in charging cable. The case is currently available for purchase through Indiegogo for the iPhone 6 and 6S.
Product Review

Edwin the Duck toy Review

Edwin the smart duck makes bath time lots of fun, but he runs out of tricks too fast.

Now you can caption your own GIFs with Riffsy’s iOS keyboard app

Now you can personalize your own GIFs with captions using Riffsy's GIF Keyboard app for iOS. The keyboard makes it easy to share GIFs in any messaging app, and now it's more personal than ever.

California anti-encryption bill proposal might force Apple to stop sales on its home turf

California has pushed a new law into the state assembly, looking to weaken smartphone encryption and give law enforcement a permanent backdoor. The legislation is a carbon copy of an anti-encryption law published in New York state last…

Apple is accused of patent infringement arising from Siri functionality

Apple is facing a new lawsuit from Dot 23 Technologies, a "non-practicing entity" that claims that voice dial recognition in Siri has violated three of its patents. The company is seeking monetary damages related to the infringement.

Apple opens doors for future iOS app developers at its first European dev center

Apple has announced plans to open its first European iOS development center in Naples, Italy. The center will offer specialized support for teachers and practice skills for students, alongside creating "additional opportunities" in Italy.

This phone case lights up in time to music, ready to annoy everyone behind you at concerts

Smartphones are now so common at concerts and festivals, we may as well make them standout as much as possible. That's the idea behind the Candel, a case with a light up rear panel that flashes in time with music.