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Apple Says It Sold Record 10 Million New iPhones

Reuters | Posted 09.22.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Apple Inc said it sold a record 10 million iPhones in the first weekend after its new, larger phone models went on sale in 10 countries on...

Sleepless on 5th Avenue - iPhone 6 Buyers Appear to Be Trafficked Low-Wage Workers from New York's Chinatown

Heather White | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics
Heather White

It was surprising that more than 90% of the people in line for the new iPhone in New York, wearing warm jackets and sitting in portable chairs, were Chinese. They weren't Chinese tourists or Chinese-Americans, but the workers you often see doing the lowest-wage jobs in Chinatown.

The Best Someecards Of The Week

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 09.19.2014 | Comedy

Another week, another round of iPhone mania. The Apple gods released the magic that is iOS 8. (We can mute group messages now? Um, YES.) A lucky fe...

For The Love Of God, Don't Put Your iPhone In The Microwave

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 09.19.2014 | Technology

There's a hoax going around the Internet instructing people to put their iPhone in a microwave in order to charge it. Let us be very clear here: Do...

Apple Is Sorry For 'Crapping On Your Doorstep'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.19.2014 | Comedy

If you feel that Apple giving you a free U2 album is equivalent to them coming to your house and taking a crap on your doorstep, Conan has the solutio...

5 Celebrity Uses for New iOS8 Features

Bobby Caruso | Posted 09.19.2014 | Celebrity
Bobby Caruso

While there's plenty of great updates and new features for us common folk, we've let the creative juices flow to figure out the real importance of this update: How can it make a celebrity's life easier? Well, it's time to take a peek.

Understanding Our iPhone Addiction Through Teach Marketing

Gil Laroya | Posted 09.19.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

It comes down to good old Teach Marketing -- "teach" your customers what they want, and then give them just what you taught them.

People Are Getting Weird And Crazy Over The New iPhone

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 09.19.2014 | Technology

These people know they could've pre-ordered the new iPhone online, right? About a week and a half after announcing two new iPhones -- the new, bigg...

McDonald's Feeds Apples to iPhone Buyers

BurgerBusiness | Posted 09.19.2014 | Business
BurgerBusiness

McDonald's hopes everyone snaps up an iPhone 6 since it announced last week that it will accept Apple Pay -- the new mobile payment system that works with the new iPhone 6s and Apple Watch -- at all U.S. restaurants beginning next month.

What Apple's U2 Stunt Really Says About the Future of Music

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 09.18.2014 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

The devaluation of music has also the devalued the listener. Maybe the problem with music isn't technology. Maybe it's us. Could it be that the music industry is sinking and fewer people are buying music -- not only because people don't want to pay for it, but because listening to music is now officially a lost art?

Apple Watch Tells Us That It Is Time to Get Serious About Jobs

Greg Autry | Posted 09.18.2014 | Business
Greg Autry

All things being equal, Apple and other nominally American companies would be more efficient if they kept production closer to design and weren't shuffling $billions between Irish shell corporations and Caribbean banks.

Here's What The iPhone 6 SHOULD Have Looked Like

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 09.18.2014 | Technology

Imagine you've just bought a shiny, new iPhone 6. You unwrap it, turn it on for the first time and notice -- Hey! Apple deleted the Apple Maps app and...

Kim Bhasin

Apple's Huge New Phones Could Bring Back Cargo Pants

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 09.18.2014 | Technology

If you're worried your glitzy new phone won't fit in your pocket, you're not alone. Pants-makers are carefully watching what size and style pockets co...

5 Cool Things To Do Before The People's Climate March

Diana Donlon | Posted 09.18.2014 | Green
Diana Donlon

The People's Climate March on September 21st will be a turning point for the climate movement. But, if we're not careful, it could also mean a lot of waste, and that means more greenhouse gases.

Apple Takes A Stand For User Privacy

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.18.2014 | Technology

Apple unveiled a host of new privacy features Wednesday night and said it would not unlock encrypted iPhones and iPads for law enforcement under most ...

I Deleted U2's 'Songs of Innocence' Album Only to Find It Implanted in My Brain!

Kipp Friedman | Posted 09.17.2014 | Comedy
Kipp Friedman

After a sleepless night with U2 songs ringing in my ears, not knowing what to do, I contacted Apple customer service. But when I mentioned the phenomenon, they were not helpful, instead directing me to their website.

iPhone Fans Are Deleting The Bible To Make Room For iOS 8

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology

Apple is your god now. literally had to delete everything for iOS8 sorry, God pic.twitter.com/CWxQ9qOCVe— jared. (@jaredkylecantu) September 1...

Where Are All The Women, Apple?

Ilene Fischer | Posted 09.17.2014 | Women
Ilene Fischer

It looks like Apple is best positioned to win the "Where Are the Women?" award this year, given the total absence of women on stage at their product rollout last week.

A How-To for Apple Picking, the Ultimate Fall Pastime

Brad Hines | Posted 09.17.2014 | Travel
Brad Hines

The old saying of "one rotten apple wrecks the bunch" is true. Be careful not to put any bruised apples in the bag, as they rot the fastest, and take the others down with them. This is why as you pick the apples, its fairly important to place them in the bag gently.

An Open Letter to Apple: I Know You're Trying to Date Me

Amy Arndt | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology
Amy Arndt

When it's all said and done, you've been good to me, and I am thankful for our special bond. It's clear to me that leaving you would be too much for me to bear. After all, I'm certainly not the first woman in history to be tempted by an apple.

Reviewers Say iPhone 6 Is One Of The Best Smartphones 'Ever Made'

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Bigger is better and Apple Inc has finally realized that and given iPhone users a product that may be low on novelty but high on improvem...

Mobile Payments: Looking for Signs of Life

Ed Busby | Posted 09.19.2014 | Technology
Ed Busby

The arrival of Apple Pay has been a positive sign for NFC (near-field communication) mobile payments. Nevertheless, many in the industry have still chosen to remain on the sidelines, waiting to see whether the time for NFC has finally arrived.

How Tim Cook Passed the Test With Flying Colors

Mary Buffett | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business
Mary Buffett

After last week's product launches of the iPhone 6 family, the introduction of the Apple Watch, and the roll out of Apple Pay, it's safe to say that Tim Cook may even surpass the height that Steve Jobs brought back to Apple when he returned from his exile in the wilderness.

Apple Watch Raises New Privacy Concerns

AP | Posted 09.16.2014 | Technology

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has raised concerns about the privacy protections with Apple's new Apple Watch. ...

You Too? U2 Ends Up in Your Song Rotation

Tom Falco | Posted 09.16.2014 | Comedy
Tom Falco

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