Apple Discontinues Sale of Boxed Software for Mac From Retail Stores

After the introduction of Mac OS X Lion in the Mac App Store, Apple sent out a notification to all resellers that they will no longer be selling boxed software. Software boxes getting phased out include, ‘iWork ’09, Aperture 3, iLife ’11, Apple Remote Desktop, and various Jam Packs for GarageBand. Many software packages from 3rd party developers are released … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Surpasses Nokia to Become World’s Top Smartphone Vendor

Apple iPhone Business

A report from The Financial Times today mentioned that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has surpassed Nokia to claim the spot for world’s top smartphone vendor. Apple Inc. experienced rapid growth with the introduction of it’s iPhone 4 while Nokia experienced a sharp decrease in manufacturing and production. AAPL had the ability to close out a 5.5 million unit deficit during the … Read More

Mac OS X Lion Now Available from Apple’s Mac App Store

Mac OS X Lion Download Available

The wait is over! Apple today launched Mac OS X Lion worldwide and the download is available exclusively from Mac App Store. OS X Lion can be purchased for $29.99 and according to Apple it is “world’s most advanced desktop operating system.” The latest release is 10.7 version of the Mac OS X which brings more than 250 new features … Read More

Mac OS X Lion Launching Tomorrow Apple (AAPL) Confirms During Q3 Earnings Call

During Apple’s Q3 conference call, the company’s CFO, Peter Oppenheimer confirmed that Mac OS X Lion would be launching tomorrow. Other subjects covered during Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) conference call included sales of Macs, iPods, iPhone, and iPad. Apple (AAPL) reported a growth in sales over last quarter with over 3.95 million Macintosh computers during the quarter, an increase of 14%, 3.34 iPhone … Read More

Mac OS X Lion and New Macbook Air to be Released this Wednesday?

AppleInsider earlier today reported that Apple may be set to introduce Mac OS X Lion and the New Macbook Air this Wednesday. Customers have been awaiting the release of both products for many weeks now, and this release would be the exact time frame that Apple pegged for release. According to people with proven track records who would be in … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) chief patent counsel to leave company

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) chief patent lawyer is expected to leave the company according to a recent report published by Reuters. Apple has reportedly lined up a replacement and has set up the new patent lawyer to take on the many cases the Company has filed has had over the past few months. Richard “Chip” Lutton Jr., the current Chief Patent lawyer … Read More

Teardown of Apple’s Thunderbolt Cable Reveals New Details

Apple Thunderbolt Cable Firmware

A teardown of Apple’s Thunderbolt cable from iFixIt revealed why Apple placed a hefty pricetag of $50 on the cable. Usually, Apple’s cables range anywhere from $19 to $29 and are on the cheaper end of price, but the latest creation, the Thunderbolt cable is much more than meets the eye. A report published by  Arstechnica, noted that the Thunderbolt cable … Read More

Apple Releases New ‘Thunderbolt cable’, $1500 RAID Systems

Apple Thunderbolt Cable

Apple on Tuesday released a Thunderbolt cable for faster data transfers and the latest addition to Apple’s online store will cost you $49. The Thunderbolt cable measures 2 meters and supports the next-generation data port found on Apple’s latest iMacs and MacBook Pros. The cable can also be used in a Target Disk Mode between two Macs or to make a … Read More

Apple Issuing Refunds for ‘Final Cut Pro X’

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Apple has begun issuing refunds on it’s Final Cut Pro X software bundle which is currently available in the Mac App Store according to EOSHD.com. Coming close on the heels of reports about the company offering 7 days trial in the Taiwan App Store, Apple is beginning to issue refunds to dissatisfied customers for Final Cut Pro X through the … Read More

Apple Offering 7-Day Refund Policy in Taiwan App Store

Apple App Store Refund Policy

Over the past week, a number of reports have arisen regarding Taiwan’s policy on returns. The Taiwanese government has been putting pressure on Apple and Google to modify their app sales policies to comply with a law requiring a one-week return and refund window on all purchases. A recent report from WantChinaTimes goes on to say that Apple has chosen … Read More

Apple (AAPL) Plans New Retail Store in El Paso

Apple Retail Store El Paso

ifoAppleStore recently reported that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is planning to open a new retail store in El Paso, Texas, roughly two miles from the border of Mexico. The store is planned to be built on the ground floor of the local Cielo Vista Mall, which makes up about 16% of retail sales in El Paso. Nearby, in another location in … Read More

Apple Releases WWDC 2011 Session Videos for Developers

Apple WWDC 2011 Developer Sessions Videos

During this years WWDC keynote event Apple previewed OS X Lion, iOS 5 and shared its plan for the upcoming cloud based service called iCloud. With no announcement about iPhone 5 the event was completely dedicated to software. The company has now posted videos of WWDC 2011 sessions on iTunes and updated Apple’s developer page to include all that took … Read More

Adobe Updates Flash Builder and Flex to Support Apple’s iOS

Adobe on Monday announced that Flash Builder 4.5 and Flex 4.5 now include support for building apps for Apple’s iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Apple has not shown any interest in adopting Adobe’s flash technology in iOS devices. However, with the latest updates to its authoring tools Adobe could be looking at enabling developers to develop for multiple platforms using … Read More

Best Buy to Offer $100 Gift Card to Match Apple’s ‘Back to School’ Promo

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Best Buy recently announced that they will match Apple’s $100 App Store credit for the ‘Back to School’ promotion with its own $100 gift card. Apple announced their annual Back to School promo only last week and replaced the typical iPod touch giveaway with a $100 App Store credit. Many customers were unhappy that Apple was offering very little for … Read More

Apple Adds More Samsung Products to its Infringement Complaint

Earlier this week Apple added more Samsung products to its patent infringement complaint against the company. Apple believes that Samsung is copying the iPhone and iPad and has been “even bolder” in doing so over its competitors. The company recently responded to Samsung’s request to see iPhone 5 / 4S and iPad 3 and said that it was “harassing” them. … Read More