Apple (AAPL) Doubling Size of Its North Carolina Data Centre?

Footage obtained by AllThingsD, shot by a local realtor, shows clearly that additional construction is going ahead at Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) North Carolina Data Centre. It is still unclear exactly what Apple (AAPL) is planning to use this data centre for. Or even when it is going to open. And now it’s final size is being speculated about. If Apple’s future plans … Read More

What Future Does the MacBook Air Reveal to us?

MacBook Air

Apple revealed a long awaited update to the MacBook Air yesterday. Long awaited because their flagship ultra-portable has languished for well over a year without any love from Apple. That’s a long time in the post iPhone era! On the surface of it this revised MacBook Air is a beautiful piece of kit. But when you poke around under the … Read More

Apple in Talks to buy Facebook? [Rumor]

Remember the rumors when Steve met with Google’s Eric Schmidt for coffee? Well, this one is another, perhaps even more fantastical story! This one centers around Apple’s oft discussed cash hoard. Many believe that Apple sitting on piles of Billions of Dollars is unhealthy, and that they should use that money to grow their business. Some of these people work … Read More

Apple (AAPL) Q4 Financial Results Today. What to Expect?

AAPL Q4 2010 Results

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) will present its 2010 4th Quarter (Q4) results today at 2pm Pacific Time, and 5pm Eastern Time. The big question in the mind of many people is, will Apple beat a $20 Billion Quarter? What we pretty much know already is that iPad sales will come in at around 5 Million units. And the iPhone will probably hit … Read More

Apple’s App Store Passes 300,000 Apps Milestone

With its second birthday just behind it Apple’s App Store now boasts 300,000 Apps. The App Store Gnomes are apparently pumping around 1000 new Apps per day into the store, once they have tortured them for long enough to ensure they are up to scratch. Just under two-thirds of the total apps in iTunes are paid apps. Games still come … Read More

HyperMac to Cease Sale of Apple MagSafe Patented Cables

HyperMac Apple MagSafe iPhone

If you were thinking of getting hold of a MagSafe compatible external battery pack for your Macintosh laptop and/or iPhone or iPod, then now is the time to do so. HyperMac had this to say on their website on Monday : If you wish to get the world’s ONLY external battery and car charger solution that works with ALL MacBook, … Read More

In-app Purchases Outstrip Ad Revenue on Apple’s iOS

Flurry Advertising Revenue Shift iOS

Flurry, the mobile app analytics company, has released figures that show that Advertisement Revenue is now the poor cousin of in-app purchases (virtual goods) on the iOS platform. Their survey was apparently conducted using data collected from a cross section of leading social networking and social gaming apps for iPhone, iPad and the iPod Touch. Breaking down the information that Flurry … Read More

White iPhone 4 Spotted In New York? So Why Don’t You Have One?

White iPhone 4 New York

Around the time of the iPhone 4 launch, quite a few celebrities, who are well known to senior management at Apple *cough* Steve Jobs *cough* were given White iPhone 4’s. One well known example is English comedian Stephen Fry, who was seen carrying the White iPhone 4 at various events in the UK around fourth gen iPhone launch time. I … Read More

Mac OS X 10.7 to be more Touch Orientated? [Back to the Mac]

Back to the Mac

The line between iOS and OS X is set to get more blurred if some of us are reading between the lines the right way. The two operating systems are becoming far closer than cousins. Apple today announced a “Back to the Mac” event to be held on October 20th at 10am Pacific Time at Apple’s Town Hall building. At … Read More

iPhone 4 Glass More Prone to Damage Than iPhone 3GS

iphone4 Glass Damage iphone3gs

SquareTrade, a consumer electronics warranty firm, has released the results of a study it has put together comparing the iPhone 4 to the iPhone 3GS in terms of the frequency and type of damages. They had this to say… Our data shows that iPhone 4 owners are reporting accidents 68% more frequently than iPhone 3gs owners. 4.7% of iPhone 4 … Read More

T3 Names iPad Gadget of The Year

No, a Terminator has not endorsed Apple’s tablet computer, it’s the “prestigious” awards ceremony held in London last night, where the votes of 750,000 readers and an expert panel are used to determine technology awards. The iPad beat its own slightly younger sibling (the iPhone 4) out of the top spot to win the overall “Gadget of the Year” category. … Read More

iOS 4.1.1 to Fix Alarm Bug and Jailbreak Exploits?

A few weeks back a bug was discovered in iOS 4 which made recurring alarms go off an hour earlier than set, if the iPhone tried to adjust for daylight savings in Australia. Having been the victim of a similar bug in the “F1 Timing App” for the iPhone, which got me out of bed an entire week early for … Read More

Apple’s new iPhone to be both CDMA and GSM but not 4G [Rumor]

Techcrunch recently reported that Apple’s upcoming iPhone 4 refresh (widely rumoured to be coming to Verizon, but certainly to other CDMA networks globally) will possibly be a dual mode device which will support both flavours of 3G so as to be able to be deployed on as many networks as possible globally. This certainly makes business sense of course. The … Read More

Next Apple iPad to have 7-inch Retina Display, 128GB storage [Rumor]

AppleInsider are reporting that component suppliers in Taiwan have leaked details to one Wall Street analyst about an upcoming Apple iPad model. The suppliers have indicated that that next-gen iPad could feature 7-inch Retina Display, camera, 128GB capacity, and a “micro or mini USB” port. Would Apple have two ports on a mobile device? Doubtful. Would they get rid of … Read More

Apple iPad Fastest Adopted New Device Ever

This is a contrasting news to that of Android’s growing market share in the US. Apple’s iPad appears to be the fastest adopted consumer electronic device of recent history. AppleInsider report that it has exceeded sales of the iPhone and even the original DVD player. Of course the global market is much bigger now than it was then but, this … Read More