Apple Releases WWDC 2011 Session Videos for Developers

Apple WWDC 2011 Developer Sessions Videos

During this years WWDC keynote event Apple previewed OS X Lion, iOS 5 and shared its plan for the upcoming cloud based service called iCloud. With no announcement about iPhone 5 the event was completely dedicated to software. The company has now posted videos of WWDC 2011 sessions on iTunes and updated Apple’s developer page to include all that took … Read More

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Amazon’s Tablet to Compete With Apple’s iPad 2?

Earlier today DigiTimes reported that Amazon is getting ready to introduce it’s own tablet device to compete with Apple’s iPad 2. When it comes to media integration, Amazon already has relationships with the large music labels. The report anticipates that Amazon is going to introduce and begin shipping the device well before the holiday season in order to infiltrate the … Read More

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iPhone Users Hurry Verizon Dropping Unlimited Data Plans in July

On Monday All Things Digital reported that a Verizon spokesman said that Verizon would be dropping their Unlimited data plan option in July. This was expected since the introduction of Verizon iPhone 4, similar to how AT&T moved to tiered data pricing after the introduction of the iPad but still allowed those “grandfathered” to stay unlimited. We will move to a … Read More

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Apple’s iPhone 5 / 4S To Sport ‘Radical New Case Design’?

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Apple is expected to announce iPhone 5 / 4S in August which will feature an all-new design according to a new rumor published by BGR. This is contrary to previous reports which claimed that the Cupertino based company would keep iPhone 4′s design and just include dual core chip and a better camera. We have been told by a reliable … Read More

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Best Buy to Offer $100 Gift Card to Match Apple’s ‘Back to School’ Promo

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Best Buy recently announced that they will match Apple’s $100 App Store credit for the ‘Back to School’ promotion with its own $100 gift card. Apple announced their annual Back to School promo only last week and replaced the typical iPod touch giveaway with a $100 App Store credit. Many customers were unhappy that Apple was offering very little for … Read More

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Facebook Working on iPad App and “Project Spartan”

According to The New York Times Facebook is finally setting up to launch a native iPad app for the hugely popular social networking site. To put this news in perspective, Apple’s tablet has been out for over a year and Facebook has yet to introduce an application, but it’s finally arriving and iPad users would certainly be happy. Facebook has … Read More

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Apple Inc. Launches 2011 ‘Back to School’ Promotion

Apple 2011 back to School Promotion Free App Store Credit

Earlier today, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) launched it’s annual Back to School promotion, except this year, they’ve mixed it up a bit. Instead of offering a free iPod touch with the purchase of a Mac, Apple is giving students $100 App Store Credit. When you buy a new qualifying Mac with Apple education pricing* from June 16, 2011, through September 20, 2011, … Read More

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Apple Begins Fifth Avenue Store Plaza Renovation Temporarily Removes Iconic Glass Cube

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Earlier today ifoAppleStore reported that Apple has started work on a $6.6 million project to revamp the plaza at its flagship Fifth Avenue retail store in Manhattan. The area is currently home to the iconic glass cube, Manhattan’s famous Central Park, and The Plaza hotel. As part of the project, Apple will be temporarily removing the glass cube to install … Read More

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) to Pay Royalty to Nokia Over Patent Settlement

On Tuesday an analyst at Deutsche Bank estimated that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) would be paying out approximately 420 million euro ($608 million) lump-sum payment to Nokia upfront, after a settlement was reached for an ongoing patent litigation suit between the two companies. Based on earlier settlements pertaining to the tech industry, Nokia is expected to receive a 1 percent royalty rate … Read More

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Apple’s iCloud To Make Backup and Restore Easier for Users

According to Macworld Associate Editor David Chartier’s source, whom he called “A little birdie”, Fifty percent of iPhone owners who have their devices swapped at the Genius Bar have never plugged them into a computer to backup or sync. Now, it seems that Apple’s iCloud could be a big hit among the group who never syncs.  Syncing is a crucial … Read More

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Apple Recalling Verizon iPad 2 Orders While in Transit to Customers?

On Friday, the web was abuzz with Verizon iPad 2 customers claiming that there orders were intercepted by Apple, with the FedEx tracking showing the orders nearly reaching their destination before being updated with a “package returned to shipper notice”. An Apple Store employee also revealed that the company’s retail stores have also been provided with a list of serial … Read More

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Apple to Begin New MacBook Air Production this Month?

Next Gen Sandy Bridge MacBook Air Apple

Concord Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in an interview today, told AppleInsider that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has placed orders for the production of a total of 380,000 Sandy Bridge-based 11.6 and 13.3-inch MacBook Air models this month. Those who have been waiting for AAPL to include the Sandy Bridge chips don’t have to wait much longer, it’s only going to be a … Read More

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Updates App Store Content Subscription Rules

iPad Subscription App Store Rules

Just days after Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced Newsstand as a part of iOS 5, the company is now pulling the plug on parts of their old subscription rules after complaints from publishers. Apple’s controversial in app subscription policy forced publishers to provide better deals or in-app services at the “same price or less than it is offered outside the app,” … Read More

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Nuance / Siri Voice Features Already in Apple’s iOS 5?

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Nuance and Siri integration failed to make an appearance at Apple’s WWDC keynote, although a slide showing a host of iOS 5 features shows features related to VoiceOver and text-to-speech: “Option to speak text selection”, “VoiceOver item chooser”, and “VoiceOver action support”. It is unclear whether Apple really did integrate Siri and Nuance into iOS 5 or if they made … Read More

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Walmart Cuts iPhone 4 Price to $147

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On Monday, prior to Apple’s WWDC, Walmart announced that through the rest of June, they are offering the 16GB iPhone 4 for $147 which is more than $50 off the usual $199 price, with a two-year contract. The price reduction, which officially began yesterday, applies to both the AT&T and Verizon versions of the iPhone 4, now bringing the overall … Read More

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