Apple looking to waterproof its future devices using hydrophobic coating and silicone seals

Apple looking to waterproof its future devices using hydrophobic coating and silicone seals

A patent filed by Apple in March 2014 was revealed by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday, which contains details about the company’s effort to waterproof its devices using hydrophobic coating. The patent contains “methods for shielding electronic components from moisture.”

WSJ: 12-inch Retina MacBook Air coming soon

WSJ: 12-inch Retina MacBook Air coming soon

Alongside its report detailing Apple’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro on WednesdayThe Wall Street Journal also shared some interesting details about the rumored 12-inch MacBook Air — which has already entered mass production, according to sources.

Apple’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro rumored to use Oxide LCD display

Apple’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro rumored to use Oxide LCD display

Apple’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro will be equipped with a new “Oxide LCD” display, according to sources in the company’s supply chain. The vast majority of the panels are to be produced by Sharp, but LG Display or Samsung could become additional suppliers.

Rumor: iPad Pro to include a USB 3.0 port, faster charging technology

Rumor: iPad Pro to include a USB 3.0 port, faster charging technology

Corroborating Bloomberg’s report from earlier todayThe Wall Street Journal says that Apple has indeed told its suppliers to start the production of the ‘iPad Pro‘ a.k.a an iPad with a screen larger than 9.7-inches for the second half of this year. 

What you need to know about Apple Watch’s hardware features

What you need to know about Apple Watch’s hardware features


Apple is known for its hardware finesse, choosing the right combination of hardware features to improve the device and not overload it with novelties that contribute little to the overall experience. This philosophy of hardware design is evident in the Apple Watch, which reportedly underwent a drastic redesign during the development process. Those Watch hardware features that made the cut are profiled below.

Apple has reportedly delayed the production of the larger ‘iPad Pro’ again

Apple has reportedly delayed the production of the larger ‘iPad Pro’ again

The “iPad Pro” isn’t official by any means, but that hasn’t stopped a report from surfacing that suggests Apple is delaying it anyway.

Download the best deals on apps and games for a limited time (March 4)

Download the best deals on apps and games for a limited time (March 4)

We have some great apps for you today that have gone free for a short duration on the App Store, including Octagon, Don Test and more.

Judge has approved $415 million settlement in Apple’s anti-poaching lawsuit

Judge has approved $415 million settlement in Apple’s anti-poaching lawsuit

In early January 2015, Apple and a host of other companies agreed to a $415 million settlement in relation to an anti-poaching lawsuit that had embattled all of the companies for months.

Apple’s still tweaking iTunes Music Store recommendations, lending more room to editorial than sales

Apple’s still tweaking iTunes Music Store recommendations, lending more room to editorial than sales

The iTunes Music Store has been a remarkable source of recurring income for Apple over the years, but the company is always aiming to make it better.

Apple installing ‘Spring forward’ banners at Yerba Buena ahead of March 9 event

Apple installing ‘Spring forward’ banners at Yerba Buena ahead of March 9 event

On March 9, Apple is going to host its “Spring forward” media event, and obviously there’s quite a bit of preparation needed.