Apple iPhone 5 Features: Will The Smaller Dock Connector Be MagSafe?

Almost every major news outlet has said Apple plans to slim down its traditional dock connector -- the outlet for connecting the iPhone to power sources, devices, utilities, and other accessories -- from 30 pins to either 19 pins, or possibly even just nine pins. Whatever the size is, it's getting smaller; one question still left unanswered, on the other hand, is whether or not the new dock connector will be MagSafe.

Lena Dunham and Jon Hamm Discuss 'The New Yorker' iPhone App [Video]

The New Yorkers' marketing team should take note, Jon Hamm just called the magazine a "terrible version of Rolling Stone," and regardless of the fact the comment was in jest and in character, through the power of Hamm's suggestion that name might take off. In a faux interview above Hamm plays a technologically challenged talk show host ("you actually can't watch TV on an iPad") while Lena Dunham, the Emmy nominated "Girls" writer plays a fictionalized version of herse...

Apple’s $350M AuthenTec Deal Could Trigger Samsung Counteroffer

Nearly two weeks after AuthenTec Inc. (Nasdaq: AUTH) advised the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission it had agreed to be acquired by Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), the world's most valuable technology company, for $350 million, Apple still hasn’t made an announcement nor filed its own SEC report.

Lenovo Debuts Ultralight Notebook, ThinkPad X1 Carbon

China’s Lenovo Group (Pink: LNVGY), the No. 2 PC maker, introduced its lightest laptop, the 3-pound ThinkPad X1, its latest entrant in the ultralight market. The 14-inch laptop with battery life up to eight hours will be shipped later in August.

The Latest Publishing Craze: Print Books?

A new report published by the Book Industry Study Group found that fewer consumers are purchasing books exclusively in electronic formats, while the number of booklovers who have "no preference" for e-books over print books is increasing.

iOS 6 Release Date Approaching As Apple Seeds Beta 4 To Developers For Download

Though Apple hasn't specified the exact release date of iOS 6 - the site currently says it's "coming this fall" - but many believe Apple will release the platform alongside a new iPhone and possibly a new "mini iPad," which are both expected to be unveiled and released in mid-September. iOS 6 looks to be right on track for a September release date, as Apple released the fourth beta build of iOS 6 to developers, also known as Build 10A5376e, on Monday morning.

Apple iPhone 5 Specs: Most Convincing Photo Evidence Yet Showcases Different Features From iPhone 4S [PICTURES, VIDEO]

Smartphone supply, component and repair sites like Gotta Be Mobile and iFixyouri have previously posted images and videos of alleged iPhone 5 prototypes, but never did those sites fully compare the new model to the iPhone 4S. On Friday, ETrade Supply posted a highly-detailed photo and video comparison between the iPhone 5 prototype and iPhone 4S components from Apple, which just may be the most convincing photo evidence of the iPhone 5 we have to-date.

Apple iPhone 5 Rumors: $800 Starting Price? Fat Chance [PICTURES]

Twitter was abuzz early Thursday morning with two hashtags carrying the same message: The next iPhone -- the iPhone 5 -- may cost $800. The rumors came from online gaming site GameNGuide, but unfortunately, this is the sole illegitimate source causing the confusion in today's news. Nobody knows the true price of the iPhone 5, but its starting price will almost certainly not be $800.

Amazon Launches Video App for Apple iPad, But The App Is Still Not Available On Android Tablets Like Nexus 7

This week has been good for Apple users who were presented with several options for watching video on their iPad. After the news of Hulu Plus being available on Apple, Amazon announced that Amazon?s video app will also be available for free download on Apple iTunes. The only other tablet that this app was available on was Kindle Fire and there were expectations that it would be made available on android tablets like Nexus 7.

Amazon Moves To Pummel Netflix With Instant Video iPad App

Amazon on Wednesday released an iPad app that provides video streaming for movies and television shows available through its Instant Video service. The free app lets anyone with an iPad buy and stream movies and TV shows, while Amazon Prime members in the U.S. can watch them for free.

Why Apple Cannot Release The iPhone 5 And The iPad Mini On The Same Date

If Apple plans to release the iPad Mini to the masses at the same time as the iPhone 5, Apple could run into the biggest crowds in the history of the company. And that's not necessarily a good thing. Assuming Apple unveils the iPhone 5 and the iPad Mini at the same time, will the release dates for both devices be the same?