Cisco Systems has given Apple until today to respond to a trademark lawsuit filed in January over their use of the word "iPhone" as the name for a new mobile phone planned for release in June. According to the San Jose Mercury News' Sarah Jane Tribble federal court documents reveal that the San Jose company has asked Apple to respond to their suit by today.
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Jason D. O'Grady
Jason O'Grady is a journalist and author specializing in mobile technology. He has published six books on Apple and mobile gadgets and his PowerPage blog has been publishing for over 18 years.
David Morgenstern has covered the Mac market and other technology segments for 20 years.
The Meizu M8 is almost an exact clone of Apple's iPhone and it's sure to be raising some eyebrows in Cupertino's Infinite Loop.
MacResearch.org has introduced OpenMacGrid a distributed computing grid similar to other distributed computing projects (like SETI@home) but built entirely of Macs utilizing Xgrid.
Neil Aspinall, the head of Apple Corps Ltd. says "All 13 core albums, the ones originally released on CD in 1987, have been remastered... at some point they will all be released, probably at the same time." Will this lead to a yellow iPod?
From the very beginning I was optimistic about Microsoft's Zune media player. Not because I expected to replace my iPod with one, but for the same reasons that I liked it when cable companies release their own DVRs: because competition is good for marketplace and it forces all the players step up their game.
There are several scenarios where recording audio can come in handy: a business meeting, a software demo or training session, lectures, seminars, classroom training and even podcast recording. For whatever reason Apple has chosen not to include a recording function in their popular iPod.
Back on 28 June 2006 I posted a story asking "Where are the MagSafe adapters for cars and airplanes?" Apple finally gave us the MagSafe Airline Adapter on 26 October 2006, but where is the car adapter?
Yesterday I posted a document that was discovered by LoopRumors purporting to be an Apple request to the FCC for confidentiality regarding their filings about iPhone. Sorry to burst your bubble folks, but Engadget has blown a hole in the story and it turns out to be a hoax.
In what will certainly be remembered as a watershed moment in the world of technology, Steve Jobs Tuesday posted his thoughts on DRM and claimed that abolishing DRM forever "the best alternative for consumers" and that Apple would "embrace it in a heartbeat." Big thinking from the CEO of the largest distributor of digital music in the world.
SubRosaSoft has announced DasBoot - a great little utility that turns an iPod or flash drive into a Mac OS X diagnostic, repair and maintenance tool.