Apple Authorized Retailers Preparing for Black Friday Sales

Apple Retailers Preparing for Black Friday Sales

With Thanksgiving on Thursday, and the holiday season in full effect, Apple’s Authorized Retailers are already prepping and advertising their Black Friday sales. Black Friday is on November 25th, one day after Thanksgiving, and marks the start of the holiday shopping season. Retailers across America hold sales ranging anywhere from 20% to 40% off on items on Black Friday. Authorized … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Grand Central Retail Store to Open As Early As Black Friday?

Apples Grand Central Retail Store to Open As Early As Black Friday

A report from 9to5Mac recently revealed a possible opening date for Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) new Grand Central Terminal Retail Store. Grand Central Terminal is a major transportation hub in New York City, connecting multiple transit lines, as well as a popular place for excellent restaurants and retail stores. Since early June, AAPL has been reported to have purchased a large space in … Read More

Apple Shipping 1st Generation iPod nano As Per Replacement Program

iPod nano 1st generation Replacement Program Serial Number

We recently reported that Apple launched 1st Generation iPod nano replacement program in order to replace the iPod nanos sold between September 2005 and December 2006 suffering from battery defect. Apple admitted that in rare cases as the battery ages it could possibly lead to overhearing of the battery and pose a safety risk. The estimated time provided to customers was … Read More

Apple’s Ultra-Thin 15-inch MacBook Expected in March 2012

Ultra-Thin Apple MacBook March 2012

A recent report published by Digitimes suggests that Apple is working on Ultra-Thin 15-inch MacBook, possibly bringing MacBook Air specs up to the level of a full sized MacBook Pro. The report also suggests that components for the new thin device will begin shipping this month, with the eventual mass production and release of the new MacBook in March 2012. … Read More

Apple Launches 1st Generation iPod Nano Replacement Program

Apple iPod nano replacement

Apple launched the 1st generation iPod nano in September 2005 as a replacement for the widely acclaimed iPod mini. Since then, many problems have plagued the small device, including plastic susceptible to scratches, as well as serious battery issues. The issues were first reported in 2008 and in 2009, many customers in Japan reported that their 1st generation devices caught … Read More

Apple and Employees Donate $2.6 Million Through Donation Matching Program

Apple Donation Matching Program

Shortly after Tim Cook was named as Apple’s new CEO he created a donation matching program to give money to charity. The guidelines to the program were that for every dollar that an employee donated, Apple would match 100% of it. In a letter to Apple employees in September, Cook wrote: I am very happy to announce that we are … Read More

Steve Jobs Nominated for Time Magazine’s “Person of the Year”

Steve Jobs Person of the year TIME Magazine

Steve Jobs, one of the most influential and popular CEO’s in the history of technology is now being honored by being nominated for Time Magazine’s “Person of the Year” award. Time’s “Person of the Year” award is very prestigious in terms of who gets it and is based on the accomplishments that person has achieved. NBC Nightly News anchor Brian … Read More

Apple’s (AAPL) iOS Jumps Ahead in Mobile Web Traffic Share

Apple iOS mobile web marketshare_oct11

The iOS operating system, used on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, accounted for over 60% of the mobile / tablet web traffic in October according to Net Applications latest data. Net Applications released its market share data recently and it shows that iOS accounted for 61.64% of mobile web traffic in October. This was up from 54.65% in September and … Read More

Apple’s New In-Store Pick Up and Self Checkout Process Revealed

Apple In-Store Pickup and Self Checkout

New details about Apple’s In-Store pick up and the new Self Checkout process were recently revealed. BGR reported on the details of the new addition to Apple’s over 200 retails stores. Customers can now utilize the Retail Stores in order to manage online purchases, where a customer can purchase a product online and simply walk into a store and pick up … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Acquired Mapping Company C3 Technologies

Apple Acquired Mapping Company C3 Technologies iOS 6

The web is swirling from news of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) acquiring mapping company, C3 Technologies in an effort to beat out competition with Google’s Map data, currently available on all iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch models. AAPL has been relying upon Google to provide iOS users with map data and location based services, something that Apple Inc. is trying to … Read More

Aaron Sorkin, Writer of The Social Network Might do Steve Jobs’ Biopic

Aaron Sorkin Writer of The Social Network Might do Steve Jobs Biopic

Since the passing of Apple Visionary, Steve Jobs, a number of tributes have aired on television, including a 60 Minute special, as well as a rerun of Pirates of Silicon Valley, a movie created during the height of Job’s career. Rumors of another Steve Jobs film are on the rise, suggesting that Steve’s biopic may be written by popular writer, … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Reports Highest Q4 Revenue and Earnings Ever

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Tuesday announced financial results for the fourth quarter of 2011. Apple posted quarterly revenue of $28.27 billion and quarterly net profit of $6.62 billion, or $7.05 per diluted share. In the year-ago quarter the company generated revenue of $20.34 billion and net quarterly profit of $4.31 billion, or $4.64 per diluted share. The gross margin was 40.3 percent … Read More

Apple Retail Stores Will Briefly Close On Wednesday for Steve Jobs Memorial

Apple Steve Jobs

Apple’s former CEO and Visionary, Steve Jobs passed away less than two weeks ago, leaving the world to mourn the loss of a genius, compared in the ranks of Gandhi and Einstein. Steve’s family held a small private funeral for him last week, and many memorials were set up at the Apple Retail Stores. On Wednesday, October 19th, Apple is … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Q4 2011 Earnings Call Set For October 18th

On Thursday, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) sent out a press release for their Q4 2011 Earnings conference call, scheduled for October 18th. AAPL will announce, with this conference call the earnings for the fourth fiscal quarter of the 2011 year, which is the third calendar quarter. The conference call will go live around 5PM Eastern/ 2PM Pacific and will be available for … Read More