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  Apple says goodbye to Google


Apple released many new products and new software in this year's WWDC.They include the new MacBook Air, the new MacBook Pro, iOS6 and more. Among them, the Apple's new map app may get the attention of people who love or hate Google. In iOS6, Apple ruled out Google map, they are saying goodbye to Google. This new Map app integrated with Siri will have voice navigation feature. This means people can receive real time traffic update and the map can offer alternate routes. Also, it will be a 3D map ...

   Apple, Google,Map, Adobe     2012-06-12 05:38:56


  Apple.com is down


UPDATE : The service is back now! Apple.com is now inaccessible. It shows below "Access denied" message on its official site. It is still unknown why the service is down. And there is no ETA on when the service will be back to normal. From the error message, some people think this happens because Apple uses Akamai's security product and the security policy in place is violated. It's basically a WAF. The big issue is it takes 45 minutes for changes to propagate through Akamai's network. So, you ...

   IPHONE 6S,IPHONE 6S PLUS,APPLE     2015-09-12 00:50:17


  iWatch is coming to us before 2014


There are a variety of rumors around Apple iWatch. But according to Bloomberg,  Apple's smart watch is expected to be on sale at the end of this year.It is reported that iWatch might have phone and location tracking capabilities, it will also have a built-in pedometer and some health monitoring sensors. Previously Apple supplier and Gorilla Glass manufacturer Corning said that iWatch would be available only after at least 3 years. But recently Apple retained some iWatch related patents, it...

   iWatch,Apple,Google Glass     2013-03-04 18:09:42


  Why doesn't Microsoft involve in the patent war with Apple?


After Apple and Samsung patent war ends, Samsung immediately announced that they would continue to appeal. People are now guessing that the next target of Apple is Motorola and Google, while the situation getting worse, we could not help to ask why there is no emergence of Microsoft?At first glance, the answer seems to be very simple, both Microsoft Window 8 and Window Phone products do not have much intersection with Apple's products. But there is an unknown reason, there is a patent cross-lice...

   Microsoft,Apple,Patent     2012-08-27 22:10:19


  Samsung loses $12.3 billion in one day


Following the court decision last Friday on Samsung's infringement of Apple's patents, Apple did not stop, they immediately submitted an application to the court to ban some Samsung smartphones, including 8 types of Samsung smartphones sold in United States. Apple listed in detail in the document what patents these phones infringed. These 8 smartphones are: Galaxy S 4G Galaxy S2 (AT&T) Galaxy S2 (Skyrocket) Galaxy S2 (T-Mobile) Galaxy S2 Epic 4G Galaxy S Showcase Droid Charge Galaxy Prevail...

   Samsung,Apple,Patent,Lose     2012-08-27 21:37:24


  Optional arguments in PHP function


In PHP, we can define our own functions which can accept optional number of arguments. In this kind of functions, the optional argument should be set with default value.Fox example, the next code example will illustrate this:<?php function func($name,$type=NULL) { echo "$name $type"; } func("Hello"); echo "<br />"; func("Hello","world"); echo "<br />";?>Here $type is an optional argument. It must be set with a default value either NULL or some other value. Quite simple....

   PHP,optional,arguments,user defined func     2011-03-28 12:35:20


  2 million iPhone 5 sold in China in 3 days


Apple announces that since it was available in China from last Friday, iPhone 5 has been sold over 2 million units in 3 days. iPhone 5 was available for sale in China starting from 14th Dec, the price is 5288RMB and up, there are two cooperated vendors in China : China Telecom and China Unicom. They start sell iPhone 5 on their own sales channels, moreover Apple starts selling iPhone in their own Apple Store and official website. According to Tim Cook, because of the high demand of Apple product...

   iPhone 5, China, Sale     2012-12-17 12:27:59


  Comex, the Hacker Behind JailbreakMe.com, Hired as Apple Intern


Comex, the hacker behind JailbreakMe.com, is joining Apple as an intern. JailbreakMe.com made it extremely easy for iOS users to jailbreak their devices simply by visiting a website. He announced the hiring on Twitter: It's been really, really fun, but it's also been a while and I've been getting bored. So, the week after next I will be starting an internship with Apple. Forbes unmasked Comex as Nicholas Allegra, a 19-year old Brown University student from Chappaqua, NY, by Forbes. In that arti...

   Apple,Comex,Jailbrealme,Intern,Leak,Hack     2011-08-26 02:35:57


  JSP connect MySQL


To connect MySQL with Java Server Page(JSP). Some steps should be followed:Step 1: Download MySQL JDBC connector driver from the Internet. URL:  http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/connector/j/Step 2: Put the jar file downloaded in Step 1 in the Tomcat common lib folder and add this jar file to the CLASSPATH so that the JSP page can find the specified class.Step 3: Create the JSP page with MySQL connection : Example is shown below:        <% String driver="com.mysql.j...

   MySQL,JSP,Connection,Driver,Download     2011-05-11 10:04:57


  Apple share price drops again


According to Sina Financial, Due to worries about mini iPad shipments for the second quarter, investors continued to sell Apple stock (AAPL) on Wednesday, its intraday stock price fell 4.8% to its lowest level for the past year.Beijing time 23:00, Apple shares fell 4.76% to $405.97. DigiTimes reported that due to lack of market demand, mini iPad shipments fell 10% to 20% in the second quarter.Edward Parker from Lazard Capital wrote: "We continue to expect that Apple is at risk, it's mainly on a...

   Apple,Stock price,Drop     2013-04-17 12:04:48