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Microsoft Omitted An Important Point In Its Latest Siri Attack Ad

It’s a day ending in “y”, which means Microsoft is looking to loosen Apple’s stranglehold on the smartphone market again. This time it’s hammering Siri for not being as awesome as Redmond’s new voice assistant, Cortana. But in its haste to crow about how drop-dead awesome it is, Microsoft has forgotten one very important piece of information.


Report: Apple Is Buying Talk-Radio App Swell For $US30 Million

A report by Re/Code suggests that Apple is buying — and swallowing whole — the talk-radio app Swell for $US30 million. The report suggests that according to “multiple sources” Apple will take control of the startup, currently funded in part by Google Ventures, very soon.


Watch Jimmy Kimmel Trick People Into Thinking A $20 Casio Is The iWatch

Apple’s iWatch is a wonderful amazing revolutionary product that does not exist. But it feels like it’s just around the corner, doesn’t it? Like it’s hiding in plain sight. Which is why it’s hilarious to watch Jimmy Kimmel dupe people into thinking a dummy Casio is Apple’s rumoured smartwatch.


How To Safely Install The OS X Yosemite Beta

The OS X Yosemite public beta is out, and since it’s beta software, you need to exercise some caution before you install it. That doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the fun. Here’s how to install the beta without messing up your whole system.


This Aussie-Made Pregnancy App Is Meant For Guys

Who’s Your Daddy? That’s the name of an Australian-made pregnancy app that’s meant to help out first-time dads with everything they need to know about their partner’s pregnancy.


Watch This iPhone 5s Get Obliterated By A Train

There’s not much that can survive being hit by a train. Not even an iPhone. Turns out that when you lay one down on the tracks to become freight train fodder, it ends really badly.


Report: Apple's Mobile Payment Service Could Be Coming Later This Year

Apple is seriously talking to payments-industry companies about debuting a mobile wallet, according to a report from The Information. Executives are at least considering a late 2014 release date and discussing hardware security features.


Report: Apple Has A 12-inch MacBook, 4K Desktop In Works

In the midst of updating its operating system to Yosemite, Apple seems to also have some hardware refreshes in mind. According to Mark Gurman at 9to5Mac, sources say that Apple is planning a smaller Macbook (12-inch diagonally) with a high resolution display as well as a pixel-drunk 4K iMac or standalone monitor.


Samsung Is Already Making Fun Of Potential iPhone 6 Buyers With A New Ad

Video: Thinking about buying the new iPhone when it’s announced? Samsung wants you to feel stupid.


WSJ: Apple Is Ordering A Huge 80 Million iPhone 6 Handsets For Launch

It seems Apple has particularly high hopes for this year’s iPhone line-up. According to the Wall Street Journal, it’s ordering its largest ever order for new iPhones off the production line, numbering somewhere between 70 to 80 million units.