Apple Reportedly Testing New Genuis Bar Design for Increased Capacity

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Apple’s Retail Stores have been increasing in numbers all over the world and with millions of customers visiting each store, the company is devising new ways to organize and help each of them. Each retail store is expected to generate profit, and with Apple’s “open” format, the visitors who come in to check out Macs, iPods, and iPhones are the … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Releasing ‘iPad Mini’ in October?

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Reports of Apple Inc. (AAPL) releasing an “iPad Mini” in October have been around for quite some time, and since last year, more and more news sources are confirming that this release is most likely going to happen. The latest report from Bloomberg, also confirms the likelihood that Apple’s iPad Mini is slated for announcement in October, and will be … Read More

Apple Shuts Down MobileMe, Makes Data Available to Users for a “Limited Time”

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With the introduction of iCloud during last year’s WWDC conference, it was clear that Apple was taking a new path with their offering of cloud services. Steve Jobs, who was CEO at the time of the introduction, admitted that the MobileMe services offered up as cloud features were definitely not the best product that Apple had offered its users. Since … Read More

Google Introduces Chrome Browser and Google Drive for iOS

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On Thursday, Google announced that they are bringing their popular Chrome browser as well as their Cloud service, Google Drive to iOS. Following the announcement, Google released an iOS app, condensing a number of features from the full sized browser and packing them into the app. Some of the main features brought over include incognito mode and tab syncing across … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) SVP of Hardware Engineering, Bob Mansfield to Retire

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) has been undergoing a number of changes in the past year, from Tim Cook taking over as CEO, the passing of Steve Jobs, and Ron Johnson leaving the company’s retail team. In a press release on Thursday, Apple announced that their SVP of Hardware Engineering, Bob Mansfield is retiring and will be leaving the company. Bob has … Read More

Ahead of iOS 6 Release Date Apple Releases New Podcasts App

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Earlier this month, rumors about Apple looking to release a standalone Podcast app were all over the web. On Tuesday, ahead of iOS 6 release date Apple released the Podcasts app, offering up a variety of features, previously within the Music app on iOS, with its own interface. Apple released the app on the App Store early Tuesday as a … Read More

iOS 6 Maps Reportedly Getting Yelp Check-In Feature

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During Apple’s annual WWDC conference, SVP of iOS Software, Scott Forstall showed off some of the over 200 features in the upcoming version of iOS 6. One of the key parts of the event was the redesigned version of the company’s Maps application, available on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. With the elimination of Google maps services on the … Read More

iOS 6 Beta 2 Available for Download – Bug Fixes and New Enhancements

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On Monday, Apple issued iOS 6 beta 2 to developers for download which introduced new features, enhancements and addressed a number of bugs in the upcoming iOS 6. One of the bugs reportedly allowed the keyboard clicking to stop during fast typing as well as cause it to glitch when switching from portrait to landscape orientation. iOS 6 beta 2 … Read More

Apple’s App Store Arrives in 32 New Countries

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During Apple’s annual WWDC conference, the company’s CEO Tim Cook promised that they would bring the App Store to a long list of countries and as promised, 32 countries received the online store this past week. The App Store is now available in 155 countries and is reported to gain over 400 million active accounts connected with credit cards. This … Read More

Apple Retail Employees to Receive Raises Up to 25%

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Apple has long been scrutinized by the press and the public for the way the company handled employee wages and the manufacturing process of their products. The most recent, a report from the NYTimes criticized Apple for the low wages that their retail store employees received. However, earlier in the week, a report from Business Insider revealed that Apple may … Read More

Apple Releases new “Do It All” iPad 3 Television Ad

Apple recently introduced a new television ad for the new iPad 3, called “Do It All”. The ad, which focused specifically on the retina display, also highlighted a number of features and apps available on the iPad, including Mail, using iBooks, and a number of other features. The television ad is very simple and begins with a person using the … Read More

Apple to Introduce Standalone Podcast App in iOS 6

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Earlier in the year, Apple removed the iTunes U category in iTunes from iOS and introduced a standalone app dedicated to providing university and educational materials. According to a report from AllThingsD, the Cupertino company is planning to also introduce an app dedicated entirely to podcasts in iOS 6. Like iTunes U, this would also push the podcast feature out … Read More

iOS 6 to Bring National Emergency Alerts to iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

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Apple’s popular iPhone has been on the market since 2007 and has picked up a number of new features since then, including video chat capabilities, and even Siri, a voice controlled personal assistant. However, even with a variety of innovative technology, the iPhone always fell short when it came to emergency notifications or access. As a result, Apple is now … Read More

Time Inc. Now Offering Digital Magazine Subscriptions in Newsstand

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Time Inc. and Apple have had a longstanding relationship, which hasn’t always been the best. According to a report from AllThingsD, Time Inc has now negotiated and announced that they will begin to offer a number of their magazines through Digital Magazine subscriptions in Apple’s Newsstand. About 2 years ago, Time Inc. backed out of plans to introduced Sports Illustrated … Read More

Apple Releases ‘Every Dimension’ TV Ad for Retina MacBook Pro

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During Apple’s annual WWDC2012 conference, the company introduced the next generation of MacBook Pro. The new MacBook Pro features a retina display, the same type of screen currently found in the iPhone and the new iPad 3 as well as a new thinner design, faster processors and more hard drive space. Apple recently released a television commercial called “Every Dimension” … Read More