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Today, in the United States, we celebrate and honor the memory of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Apple's website provides a tribute to Dr. King on this day, with the home page given over to a portrait of the eloquent orator and advocate for peace and justice. Today is also a comp...

January 19th 2015 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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The cameras built into iOS devices are among the most popular features ever offered, and Apple is paying attention to photo buffs with some significant updates in the iPhone 5s and some strong camera specs in the new iPhone 5c. Apple says it wanted the camera to be "better and smarter." The camera...

September 10th 2013 at 2:20pm 0 Comments
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For 2012, Apple's website was ranked as the world's 11th most popular. However, that ranking did not take mobile access into account -- just desktop access. Now web analytics firm ComScore has added mobile visitors and viewers to their count, pushing Apple up to the No. 8 spot on the MMX Multi-...

March 26th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple is known for its top-notch design and its webpage is no exception. Charlie Hoehn took an interest in Apple.com and used the Internet Archive Wayback Machine to examine how Apple's website has evolved over the past 15 years. Hoehn notes that Apple's home page has stuck with the same basi...

January 24th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Apple has posted new information and new specs about all of the products announced today over on its website. The new iPad mini is probably the biggest news of the day; Apple has squeezed down the iPad into a smaller package, while still holding up the same resolution as the iPad 2 and the sa...

October 23rd 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple.com has become the second most trafficked online retail site in the UK, according to a report by website tracking firm Experian Hitwise and IMRG. The #2 spot puts Apple.com only behind Internet retail juggernaut Amazon.co.uk and ahead of retail discounter Argos.co.uk. Experian Hitwise t...

November 21st 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Ah, it's good to see Apple can leak its announcements ahead of time just like the rest of the world. Overzealous forum mods on Apple's own site have been setting up Discussions sections for products to be announced at today's Back to the Mac event a little early, which has inevitably been picked up...

October 20th 2010 at 5:58am 0 Comments
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Ladies and gentlemen, presenting the new fourth-generation iPod touch: it's so much like an iPhone that it has a Phone app (wait, what?). Better yet, if you do a Spotlight search on it, it'll return results from a messaging app it's not supposed to have. How's that for value? This would all be a gr...

September 6th 2010 at 3:32am 0 Comments
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There are signs of life at Apple's Download page. If you look at the list on the right Hot Plan 1.5.1, Screenflick 1.6.13, and Volumetrix 2.0.1 were all added on May 4th. Before that, Pasteboard Recorder was updated on March 26th. If you look at the All Categories: Most Recent list, you will see al...

May 5th 2010 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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We've had a few concerned readers contact us, worried that Apple has deleted or otherwise discontinued the "Downloads" section of its Web site. Fear not, gentle reader, they are still available in the same place as always: http://www.apple.com/downloads/. What caused the confusion was the redesign...

March 16th 2010 at 12:00am 0 Comments