Apple Inc. (AAPL) Surpasses Nokia to Become World’s Top Smartphone Vendor

Apple iPhone Business

A report from The Financial Times today mentioned that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has surpassed Nokia to claim the spot for world’s top smartphone vendor. Apple Inc. experienced rapid growth with the introduction of it’s iPhone 4 while Nokia experienced a sharp decrease in manufacturing and production. AAPL had the ability to close out a 5.5 million unit deficit during the … Read More

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Apple Releases New MacBook Air and Mac Mini with Mac OS X Lion Preinstalled

New 2011 MacBook Air

Last week, rumors and reports from various sources suggested that Apple would be releasing an updated Macbook Air with a faster processor and integrated Thunderbolt technology. On Wednesday, Apple did exactly that and released new Macbook Air models with Sandy Bridge chips from Intel, thunderbolt ports and Mac OS X Lion preinstalled. The latest Sandy Bridge chips are also included … Read More

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Mac OS X Lion Launching Tomorrow Apple (AAPL) Confirms During Q3 Earnings Call

During Apple’s Q3 conference call, the company’s CFO, Peter Oppenheimer confirmed that Mac OS X Lion would be launching tomorrow. Other subjects covered during Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) conference call included sales of Macs, iPods, iPhone, and iPad. Apple (AAPL) reported a growth in sales over last quarter with over 3.95 million Macintosh computers during the quarter, an increase of 14%, 3.34 iPhone … Read More

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Mac OS X Lion Promo Materials Appear in Third Party Stores

Mac OS X Lion Release

Italian website, Macitynet.it revealed that promotional materials for ‘Mac OS X Lion’ have begun appearing in third-party retail stores. Retail chain Euronics has begun displaying images of banners advertising features of Mac OS X Lion. The new signs advertise OS X Lion as being “now on all new Macs” and prompts users to “take a tour” of the new operating … Read More

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Photos of ‘iPad 3′ Dock Connector in White Leaked?

ipad 3 dock connector

Taiwanese rumour site Apple.pro [Google translation] recently posted photos of what they claim to be photos of the iPad 3 dock connector in white, attached to a ribbon cable. The interesting part of all of this is that the dock connector resembles that of the iPad 2, but is all white as opposed to black. The dock connector on the iPad … Read More

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Mac OS X Lion and New Macbook Air to be Released this Wednesday?

AppleInsider earlier today reported that Apple may be set to introduce Mac OS X Lion and the New Macbook Air this Wednesday. Customers have been awaiting the release of both products for many weeks now, and this release would be the exact time frame that Apple pegged for release. According to people with proven track records who would be in … Read More

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Apple to release Thunderbolt LED Display During Next Hardware Refresh

Thunderbolt LED Display

The web has been abuzz with rumours of new Macbook Air and Mac Pro models. With newly released images on Apple’s website, and some clearing up of part numbers, it is clear that the part number for the Macbook, is actually a part number for a Thunderbolt LED Display. MacRumors spotted images of the display on Apple’s Online Store, and identified … Read More

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Spotify Debuts in U.S With Paid Plans and Invite-Only Free Service

Spotify United States Plans

One of the largest music streaming giants, Spotify, announced today that they would be debuting their services in the United States. The launch is currently in beat phase and is available as an invite only Free service along-with two paid versions: Unlimited at $4.99/month and Premium at $9.99/month. Spotify has also released an iPhone app in the App Store for … Read More

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Microsoft (MSFT) to Open 75 Retail Stores to Compete with Apple (AAPL)

Microsoft Windows Retail

According to a new report published by Neowin Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has unveiled plans at their Worldwide Partner Conference for an additional 75 stores in the US, bringing the grand total of retail stores to 86 stores. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has around 350 retail store locations and continues to add stores in cities all over America, allowing the company to stay ahead of the … Read More

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Apple Activates Assistive Touch Feature in iOS 5 Beta 3

Apple Activates Assistive Touch in iOS 5 Beta 3

We recently reported that Apple released iOS 5 Beta 3 to developers and now MacRumors reports that the latest release activates Assistive Touch features. The settings for these features were in place long before the release of Beta 3 but failed to make an appearance until now. The new features are targeted for those who don’t prefer using the Home … Read More

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) chief patent counsel to leave company

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) chief patent lawyer is expected to leave the company according to a recent report published by Reuters. Apple has reportedly lined up a replacement and has set up the new patent lawyer to take on the many cases the Company has filed has had over the past few months. Richard “Chip” Lutton Jr., the current Chief Patent lawyer … Read More

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New Macbook Air to Bring Back Backlit Keyboard?

MacBook Air Backlit Keyboard 2011

Photo by kimb0lene With the introduction of the 2010 Macbook Air models, Apple scrapped the backlit keyboards in order to make the device more affordable. The backlit keyboard will reportedly be making a return to the new 2011 MacBook Air, pegged for a Summer 2011 time frame. A report from AppleInsider mentions that Apple is planning to bring back the … Read More

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Apple to Add Second Manufacturer to Meet iPad 3 / HD Demand?

iPad 3 HD PLus

Digitimes recently reported that Apple is looking to add a second manufacturer for its tablet computer in order to meet demand for the rumoured iPad 3 / HD, this fall. Media outlets across the web have been abuzz about a rumoured iPad 3 to be released this fall, although many are led to believe that such an early release is … Read More

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Apple Releases New AirPlay and FaceTime iPhone 4 TV Ads

Apple AirPlay iPhone 4 TV Ad

Apple recently aired two new ads on television that toted the same, “If you don’t have an iPhone” tag line and showed some of the features of the iPhone. No new features were highlighted, however, Apple did go further into detail on some features introduced in iOS 4. The first ad, highlighted the features of Airplay and how photos and … Read More

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Apple Retail Stores Preparing for Mac OS X Lion Launch on July 13th?

Mac OS X Lion

Reports have been around since early last week that Apple may be prepping its Apple retail stores in order to release Mac OS X Lion later this week. A report from 9to5Mac mentions that Apple is preparing it’s employees for such an event in the stores and to be ready to assist customers with questions they may have. Rumours have … Read More

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