Group of Apple Employees to Form ‘Apple Retail Workers Union’

Apple Retail Store Union

Today, TUAW reported that they recieved an email from a group called the “Apple Retail Workers Union”, who are looking to gather enough support to form a collective union of Apple retail workers. On May 19, 2001, Apple opened the doors to its first retail stores. It encouraged people to … Read the Full Story →

Apple Signs EMI, Cloud Music Deals Close to Completion? [iCloud]

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Earlier today, CNET reported that Apple has signed almost all of the four major record companies to include in their cloud based music streaming service, rumored to be called iCloud. Apple is closing in on obtaining the necessary agreements with the top four record companies that will enable the company … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s ‘Back to School’ Promotion Starting Next Week? Free iPod touch With Mac Purchase

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AppleInsider reported that according to their sources Apple’s annual back to school promotion will kick off early next week. The school promotion is expected to be one of the topics during the 10th anniversary Apple Store retail meetings on May 22nd. Apple as early as next week will once again … Read the Full Story →

OmniVision’s New 5MP 1080p Camera Sensor Gives Hope for Thinner iOS Devices

OmniVision 5MP 1080p Camera Sensor

Apple’s camera sensor supplier, OmniVision Technologies, today announced that they are releasing a new 5-megapixel sensor that could lead to thinner mobile devices while also offering the ability to shoot video at 1080p. While it has been rumored that Apple will be releasing iPhone 5 / 4S with an 8 megapixel … Read the Full Story →

iPhone 4 and iPad 2 Win Display of the Year Award

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Using Apple’s iPad 2 or iPhone 4, you can’t help but notice that the screen is much better in resolution than any other mobile phone in the market. There’s clearly a difference as Apple’s Retina Display sets a standard for the quality of text and photos on a smartphone. They’ve … Read the Full Story →

Apple Job Posting Hints at Sprint iPhone 5 / 4S [Rumor]

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Earlier today, Apple posted a job posting for a “Carrier Engineer”. As noticed by, Stop It, AT&T, Apple posted the Job posting and was looking for someone in the Kansas City, Missouri area to work with carriers on technical issues. The job listing has since then been removed from Apple’s … Read the Full Story →

Apple Holding 10th Anniversary Retail Store Meeting on May 22nd?

Apple 10th Anniversay Retail Store Meeting May 22 photo

MacStories recently reported that US Apple retail stores are holding an all employee meeting on May 22nd. This comes just days after Apple’s 10th anniversary of its first retail store opening. Rumors have spread across the web that Apple is planning a major announcement, not specified to hardware or software. … Read the Full Story →

Apple Releases Mac OS X Lion Developer Preview 3 and Xcode 4.1 Preview 5

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Last week, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) released the 3rd Mac OS X Lion Developer Preview (Build 11A459e) as well as the Xcode 4.1 Developer Preview 5. The last time Apple updated these were back in April, giving hope to developers and customers that any new updates would be feature packed and … Read the Full Story →

No Flash On iPhone 5 / 4S Camera Parts, Photos Hint At Alternate Placement

iPhone 5 4S Mockup

Apple.pro released photos of what they claim to be camera components of the new iPhone 5. The photos show what appears to be an updated camera module for the fifth gen iPhone that does not contain an integrated flash, giving reason to believe that the flash may be in a … Read the Full Story →

Analyst Claims Apple’s Next Gen Smartphone will be “iPhone 4S” Not iPhone 5

The next gen iPhone will be called the “iPhone 4S”, says Jefferies analyst, Peter Misek. This bold claim comes after months of speculation that the next iPhone would be called the iPhone 5. Misek also claims that the iPhone 4S will, “include minor cosmetic changes, better cameras, A5 dual-core processor, … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s Patent Application Hints at iPod Nano with Camera and Situation Aware Background

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Today, Patently Apple reported that Apple Inc. (AAPL) filed a patent application back in November of 2009 of what seems to be the sixth generation iPod Nano that was introduced last September. However, it’s interesting to see that the patent shows what appears to be a section under Settings for … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s iAd not for iPhone / iPad Apps Targeting Kids

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Macstories recently reported on a fellow Apple app developer,Mike Zorner, whose app, Dex, hit rock bottom with an iAd fill rate of 0%. This made Zorner curious as to what was causing his iAd fill rate to drop so suddenly. When Zorner emailed Apple, he received the reply below. Bummer. … Read the Full Story →

iFlow Reader App Shuts down, Forced by Apple’s 30% Cut [eBooks]

In a blunt tone, BeamItDown’s Phillip Huber summarized what he concluded as the end of his life’s hard work and the result of millions. Huber’s company as well as their iFlow Reader application will cease to exist, come May 31st which is the official date when BeamItDown is expected to … Read the Full Story →