Apple Releases iBooks 2 With Interactive Textbooks For iPad

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On Thursday, Apple announced, at a special education event in New York City that they have updated the iBooks application to iBooks 2 for iPad to accommodate interactive textbooks, something that has remained unchanged for generations. Apple is looking to redefine the usgae and distribution of textbooks and information, and is using its already available iBookStore and bracnhing out. Introducing … Read More

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Apple Planning ‘Transparent’ Retail Stores in France and Switzerland

Nearly Transparent Apple Store Planned For France

Over the last year, Apple has expanded their number of retail stores, including a new Apple Retail Store in the heart of Manhattan, in Grand Central Station. On Monday, ifoAppleStore reported that Apple is planning to open a new ‘Transparent’ retail store in France and Switzerland. The new Apple Store, reported to be built in the Aix en Provence is … Read More

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Apple Pushing Environmental Friendliness With New Halogen-Free Cables

Story behind Apple enviornmental footprint

Apple’s cables and wires for its iOS devices and Macs are all supplied by one company that manufactures them and ships them in large volumes. On Friday, in a report from The London Evening Standard, it was revealed that Apple is now requiring cable supplier Volex to spend an extra $6 million dollars in order to change its manufacturing process … Read More

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Apple Schedules “Education Announcement” Event For January 19th

Apple Education Announcement Event

The Loop reported on Wednesday that Apple has scheduled an education announcement on January 19th in New York City. The invitation simply reads “Join us for an education announcement in the big Apple” and does not disclose any specific information. The New York Times later confirmed that the event is going to focus on digital textbooks and that no new … Read More

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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 statement: Steve Dowling, a spokesman for Cupertino, California-based Apple, said … Read More

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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 situation, Apple is planning an important — but not large-scale … Read More

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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 App Store. Bloomberg’s Adam Satariano reported that AAPL hired Teresi … Read More

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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 numerous other Asian countries. Apple is not currently disclosing details … Read More

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

gamestore

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 debuted on December 31st on the App Store and highighted … Read More

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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 jailbreaking possible. The latest hack being developed by iOS developers … Read More

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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 that it was “absolutely thrilling” and was “both humbled and … Read More

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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 one of two things, either people are downloading more of … Read More

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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, and made material music such as CD’s almost obsolete. After … Read More

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

iPod nano replacement program

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 reports from numerous sources, customers who were receiving the serial … Read More

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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 new blog on Tuesday, that he is headed to Cupertino … Read More

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