Imagine a World Where This 2004 iPad Mockup Was RealApple's iPad tablet was instantly iconic when it was unveiled in 2010, but it apparently has a very long history. Recent court documents related to the company's ongoing patent war with Samsung have revealed a mockup of a hypothetical tablet, giving us an idea of what Apple was thinking all those days ago. See more, after the break.Read on...
Gizmodo Editor’s Letter to Apple: Kinda Manipulative
The ongoing mess regarding Apple's lost iPhone and Gizmodo's subsequent complete reveal of it goes on: yesterday, a California judge ordered the affidavit that lead to a warrant to search Jason Chen's home unsealed. This allowed public access to the evidence that Apple used to convince a court that the blogger who posted about their prototype should be looked into.
Among that evidence is an email sent by Gizmodo editor Brian Lam in response to a personal call made by Steve Jobs, asking Gizmodo to give the device back. The email is, well. From Network World:
[Lam] flat out stated that Gizmodo wouldn't return the phone unless Apple sent them something official that they could plaster up on their website. The entire email is pasted below, and while you can draw your own conclusions from Lam's points, it sounds a lot like extortion to me.Read on...