Apple Inc. (AAPL) Confirms Acquisition of Flash Memory Firm Anobit

Late Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has confirmed their acquisition of Israeli Flash Memory firm Anobit Technologies Ltd. AAPL did not specify their intent for the purchase or what products the acquisition would affect in their lineup of Mac and iOS devices, however, Apple did release the following … Read the Full Story →

Apple to hold “Media-Related” Event Later this Month?

According to a new report published by AllThingsD, Apple may be planning to hold a “media-related” event towards the end of January. Apple hasn’t sent out any official invitation to the media however, rumors suggest that this event is not about iPad 3 launch. According to sources close to the … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Hires Adobe Executive Todd Teresi to Run iAd

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has hired Todd Teresi, an executive from Adobe to run their iAd program which launched over a year ago. Since then, the iAd program has disappeared from the forefront of Apple’s iOS software. During its launch, iAd was included in almost all third party applications in the … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s ‘Red Friday’ one day sale in Asia to celebrate The Year of the Dragon

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Apple has planned to launch a major sale across Asia in celebration of The Year of the Dragon, something that is rarely seen and not done regularly by Apple. The sale will begin on January 6, but will last only for the day in Apple Stores in China, Japan, and … Read the Full Story →

Apple Approves ‘GameStore’ App Accidentally and then Pulls it From App Store

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On Sunday, Apple approved an app, titled GameStore, with an icon of what appeared to be a shopping cart in the far left corner. Screen shots for the app didn’t reveal much information. Two German sites, Flo’s Weblog (Google translation) and iFun.de (Google translation) posted images and a link to the app. The app … Read the Full Story →

Apple TV Hack Enables Full Screen iOS Apps on your HDTV

Apple TV Hack

The jailbreak community has always tried and been successful in giving users more options to customize their iOS device. Even as Apple tries its best to plug the security holes and bugs to get rid of ‘jailbreak’ the community continues to find new bugs and release updated tools to make … Read the Full Story →

Jonathan Ive, Apple’s Head of Design, Awarded Knighthood

Jonathan Ive

Apple’s senior vice president of Industrial Design, Jonathan Ive, was awarded a knighthood in the New Year Honours list. BBC on Saturday reported that Ive can now style himself as Sir Jonathan as he has been made a Knight Commander of the British Empire. Jonathan Ive expressed his feelings by saying … Read the Full Story →

iOS Developers Experience Boost in Sales During Christmas

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The holiday season sends iOS Developers scrambling each year in order to finish up their apps for submission before Apple stops accepting new submissions for the year. However, over the last three years, its become obvious that during this time, app developers experience much higher sales. This could be due to … Read the Full Story →

Steve Jobs to Receive Grammy Award for Revolutionizing Music Industry

Steve Jobs WWDC Keynote One More Thing 2011

Steve Jobs introduced the iPod in 2001, in front a small audience, followed by a major announcement of iTunes, which lead to one of the greatest music revolutions in history. iTunes, paired with millions of iPods, iPhones, and iPads, transformed the distribution, consumption, and creation of music around the world, … Read the Full Story →

Apple Replacing 1st Generation iPod nano With 6th Gen Model

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Last month, Apple introduced a replacement program for 1st generation iPod Nano models sold between a certain time period in 2005. Apple shipped customers a box, which would allow the customer to return the defective device to Apple, and would receive a brand new 1st generation device. However, in recent … Read the Full Story →

Apple Hires UI Designer Who Designed Leaked iPhone 4S Siri UI

Apple introduced its Voice Assistant, Siri with the introduction of the iPhone 4S in October. However, prior to the announcement of the iPhone 4S and Siri, Jan-Michael Cart, UI concept designer created a mock up that closely resembled the final product. Jan-Michael Cart, University of Georgia student officially announced on his … Read the Full Story →

Apple Launches iTunes Store in Latin America and Brings iTunes Match to Brazil

Apple Launches iTunes Store in Latin America, iTunes Match in Brazil

On Tuesday, Apple launched iTunes Store, the popular music, movies, and app download service introduced by Apple over 5-6 years ago, in a number of Latin American counties. The Latin American countries receiving Apple’s iTunes Store include Brazil as well as Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El … Read the Full Story →

Apple Looks to Expand MFi Accessories

Apple MFi Technology Summit

At the recent MFi Technology Summit (Made for iPhone/iPad/iPod) in Shenzen, China, Apple announced a new standard for communicating between Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and AirPlay on iOS devices. Speaking to a crowd of 2,000 MFi developers, Apple is looking to expand the availability of MFI accessories, which have not kept track … Read the Full Story →

Apple Releases iTunes 10.5.2 with Fixes for iTunes Match and Audio Distortion

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In addition to the release of iOS 5.1 beta 2, Apple also released iTunes 10.5.2 with iTunes Match updates and fixes for an audio distortion issue experienced by customers on select CD’s that they attempted to scan. Apple is keeping on top of issues reported by customers and is very … Read the Full Story →

New York State Investigating Apple’s Low Rent for Grand Central Store

Apple Grand Central Store

Apple opened its biggest retail location and its fifth in New York City on Friday. The Grand Central store opened to what was quite possibly one of the biggest crowds seen at any US Apple Retail location. Even before the construction of the popular location, on the East Balcony of … Read the Full Story →