Posts Tagged ‘Apple’
Best-known for its cinema sound technology, audio innovator THX has filed a lawsuit against Apple for allegedly infringing a single speaker patent for a “narrow profile speaker” used in the iPhone 4S and iPhone 5, plus undisclosed iPad and iMac models.
THX is complaining that Apple knowingly infringed its U.S. Patent No. 7,433,483 for:
“A narrow profile [...]
Now, my phone is unsophisticated by today’s standards. I like to think of it more as retro, a classic if you will. When I see the features and peripherals available on smart phones though I do start to wonder if my dedication to the old school is somewhat misguided.
I recently stumbled upon this little beauty, [...]
There has been much talk this year about the future of broadcasting. One thing is certain is that it’s definitely moving away from the standard model that has been used since TV stations starting broadcasting. There’s YouTube launching premium content on their site, there’s the advent of on-demand TV and the ability to “record” TV at the [...]
Siri, which Apple calls ‘Daniel’ for the UK, is not ‘Daniel’ at all, it’s Jon. Confused? Not as confused as former technology journalist turned voiceover artist Jon Briggs was when he first saw the TV commercial for Apple’s new iPhone 4S, featuring the voice-activated personal assistant. As he recently told The Telegraph’s Consumer Technology writer [...]
In what appears to be a gesture to the community that has supported it, Apple has made its lossless audio codec ALAC, or Apple Lossless, open source.
ALAC, a data compression method which reduces the size of audio files by anywhere from 40% to 60% with no discernable loss in quality or fidelity, was developed by [...]