Articles By Dave Smith

From Companies Aug 21, 2012

Apple iPhone 5 Components Sell In China For $199: How Legitimate Is The Listing?

Apple fans can't wait to get their hands on the iPhone 5, Apple's sixth-generation smartphone believed to finally debut and hit stores next month. But for those who can't wait for the finalized product, China GadgetLand is selling what it claims to be a full "iPhone 5" set, complete with an LCD screen and digitizer assembly, for just $199.

From Companies Aug 20, 2012

Apple iPhone 5 Rumors: 8 New Features, Technologies We're Hoping To See At Launch

We don't know exactly what features Apple has packed within the iPhone 5, but we have a pretty good idea of what CEO Tim Cook might unveil on the stage on Sept. 12. Over the past year, we've been watching reports, rumors, and the patent department, keeping a keen eye out for possible software features Apple could introduce in its next iPhone.

From Companies Aug 18, 2012

iPhone 5 Release Date Slated For September: Should Apple Delay It?

The exact release date of the iPhone 5, the unofficial name for Apple's sixth-generation smartphone, had not been predicted until July 30, when iMore's Rene Ritchie became the first to report on the possible unveiling date for the new iPhone and iPad "Mini.

From Politics & Policy Aug 18, 2012

Tom Morello: Paul Ryan An 'Extreme Fringe Right Wing Nut Job'

Tom Morello, the former lead guitarist for Rage Against The Machine and Audioslave, lambasted Paul Ryan in a Rolling Stone's column.

From Companies Aug 17, 2012

Apple iPhone 5 Rumors: Is This Jony Ive's 'Best Work'? [FEATURES, SPECS]

When he visited England for his second official knighting in May, Jonathan "Jony" Ive, Apple's senior VP of industrial design who was also Steve Jobs' closest friend, was asked by The Telegraph what project he would like to be remembered by.

From Tech Aug 17, 2012

Apple Patent Reveals Plans To Release Adobe Photoshop Rival For Mac, iPad [PICTURES]

Pro Apple customers have been waiting for some good news for a long time, especially after Apple disappointed that particular demographic at WWDC in June, when it didn't update the iMac or the Mac Pro lines as it was expected to do. Fortunately, a new "jaw-dropping" patent released by the U.S.

From Companies Aug 16, 2012

Apple iPad Mini Rumors: Schematics And Cases Showcase Likely Features, Specs [PICTURES]

Apple fans are expecting a brand-new mini iPad to be unveiled alongside the iPhone 5 next month, but on Wednesday, 9 to 5 Mac posted concept images of what it believes the iPad Mini will look like, based on tips from inside sources. The tips also happen to line up with schematics and cases, which can give us a clearer picture of the features and specs of the upcoming iPad Mini.

From Society Aug 16, 2012

John Wayne Gacy Jr. Letter Surfaces On Reddit: Convicted Killer Asked Activist Luis Kutner For Help [FULL TEXT]

John Wayne Gacy, Jr., who was convicted of sexually assaulting and murdering at least 33 young men and teenage boys in the 1970s, had apparently tried to get his case seen by a new lawyer that might help him find justice. On Wednesday, Reddit user "Shipyaad" submitted a photo of an aged, worn-down letter, allegedly written from Gacy to Mr.

From Society Aug 16, 2012

'Dub The Dew': 15 Best Names From 4Chan's Prank On Pepsi, Mountain Dew

Mountain Dew and its parent company, Pepsi Co., launched a pretty pathetic attempt for a crowdsourcing campaign on Monday, called "Dub The Dew." Essentially, Mountain Dew and Pepsi wanted customers and fans to create, submit, and vote on names for the company's newest flavor, a "green-apple-infused beverage.

From Politics & Policy Aug 16, 2012

Rob Zerban: Is He Obama's Key To Defeating Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney In November?

The announcement of Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney's official running mate in the 2012 presidential elections has officially shaken up the race leading to the November elections. Suddenly, the conversation has shifted from tax returns and jobs to healthcare and the future of Medicaid.