Articles tagged iphone

Songs of Simulation and Discouragement: Bowie, Bono, and Authenticity

With its Apple-sponsored free public release, U2's Songs of Innocence betrays just how far the band has come from their past, despite its attempts to bring back a Dublinesque vision.

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26 Oct 2011 // 6:30 AM

The iPod’s impact: ‘Wonderful and terrible’

Artists and fans discuss the impact of the iPod: HOW WE LISTEN: Alex White, singer-guitarist in White Mystery: “The iPod created a new format for

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Always On: How the iPhone Unlocked the Anything-Anytime-Anywhere Future—And Locked Us In

As technology becomes more intimately woven into our lives, the implications of a single point of control over our digital experiences, such as Apple has over the iPhone, are threatening creative freedom.

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28 Apr 2011 // 5:17 AM

Apple denies tracking iPhone, iPad users

LOS ANGELES — Breaking nearly a week of silence to respond to a mounting outcry, Apple Inc. denied that it was tracking iPhone and iPad users

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14 Apr 2011 // 4:13 AM

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame launches first iPhone app

LOS ANGELES — The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame hopes to bring music lovers a bit closer to the Cleveland-based museum with the debut of

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We Ought to See Them Now: An Interview with the 88

They recorded the theme song to "Community", recorded an entire song through an iPhone app, and even contemplated changing the band name at one point. Yet The 88 have preserved, and they speak to PopMatters about their latest album and why it's their freshest yet.

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9 Jul 2010 // 2:02 AM

Video chat comes closer to the mainstream

DALLAS — In a series of TV ads in 1993, AT&T pitched a vision of a near-future absolutely brimming with live video communication. From a

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29 Jun 2010 // 4:15 AM

Apple sells 1.7 million iPhone 4 units

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple Inc. said Monday that it sold 1.7 million units of the new iPhone 4 in the product’s first three days on the market,

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25 Jun 2010 // 1:05 AM

Apple devotees cheerfully sweat in line for iPhone 4

FORT WORTH, Texas —After spending nearly 17 hours in line at the Apple store in University Park Village, 18-year-old Austin McLaurin of Aledo, Texas, saw his

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17 Jun 2010 // 3:25 AM

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Apple issued an apology Wednesday morning for the iPhone 4 pre-order meltdown experienced by the Cupertino, Calif., company and its carrier partner AT

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iPhone 4: Wherein Science Fiction Once Again Becomes Sad Fact

Aside from lightsabers, proton packs, warp drive and teleportation, many of my favorite sci-fi gadgets have become a reality. The latest: iPhone 4.

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Before iBooks, There Was the Vook ... But Are Vooks Relevant in the Era of the iPad?

Over the past few months, iPad talk has dominated the electronic book world. But before the iPad, there was the Vook (rhymes with book).

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3 years after iPhone launch, iPad will enter a changed world

SAN JOSE, Calif. — When the iPhone launched in 2007, apps were almost an after-thought. But with the iPad, apps have taken center screen. Developers are scrambling

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8 Dec 2009 // 7:18 AM

Initially conceived as a multimedia device, the iPhone overcame a number of hurdles to become a popular gaming portable. But one surprising problem still haunts

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26 Aug 2009 // 5:11 AM

I’ve been thinking I need to take a break from technology. Not an extended one, mind you. I’m not planning on becoming some

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29 Jul 2009 // 2:07 AM

iPhone iconoclast: Teen whiz shakes up Apple’s world

PHILADELPHIA — As a baby, Ari Weinstein was mesmerized by light switches. By 2, he had mastered the family TV, stereo, and VCR and soon was taking

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24 Jun 2009 // 2:59 AM

iPhone: the Great White Hype?

The iPhone has been heralded as the second coming of mobile games. But just how important a piece of the more than $5 billion dollar mobile

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10 Jun 2009 // 4:15 AM

For a company whose iPhone products have set the agenda for the mobile phone industry for the past two years, Apple’s announcements this week

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3 Apr 2009 // 4:03 AM

15 Great iPhone Games

It happened when no one was looking. The DS was busily extending Nintendo’s decades-long dominance of the handheld market, and Sony was trying to

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24 Mar 2009 // 8:00 AM

After years of being a punchline among hardcore gamers, Apple has gotten serious about gaming. They just happened to use a cell phone and not

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