Steve Jobs gets blamed for a lot of things by a lot of people, with my better half blaming Jobs for my constant buying shiny toys for example. Now though legendary rocker Bon Jovi has slammed the Apple co-founder for ‘killing the music business’.
So yesterday’s iPad two announcement was full of the usual self-congratulatory rubbish hype that we’ve come to expect from Apple, but this time CEO Steve Jobs and team went a little further.
With all the fuss surrounding Apple’s new line of MacBook Pros and the first developer preview of OS X Lion today, there was another little bit of news that you may not have noticed. As of February 24th, Apple has discontinued its boxed MobileMe packs, igniting new rumors that the company will introduce a free or tiered version of the … Read More
Apple’s shareholder meetings are always great for finding out little bits of interesting information, and the one that took place today was no exception. According to attendees AppleInsider, Apple informed shareholders that the new data center the company recently finished construction on in North Carolina will support both iTunes and MobileMe services.
In a bid to increase the popularity of its iAds and attract smaller companies to sign up, Apple has reduced the minimum spend on iAd advertisements by half from $1 million to $500,000. It’s hoped the new price for the interactive advertisements will help to fill vacant slots and renew existing contracts for a service that is rumored to be … Read More
Leaked retail box photos of what appears to be the next MacBook Pro line shows mention of a new FaceTime HD feature which obviously points toward a new 720p offering of Apple’s not-so-popular video chat protocol.
With the mobile software market constantly growing, it’s becoming clear that Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android are becoming the dominant forces in the market, with Nokia’s Ovi Store and RIM’s BlackBerry App World coming up the rear.
According to a recent job posting by Apple, the Cupertino outfit could be working on a new television, reports 9-5Mac.
We recently reported that President Obama met with some of the highly influential CEOs from technology industry, in a private dinner on Thursday night. The guest list included Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Eric Schmidt, Oracle’s Larry Ellison, and other business leaders. The White House today released a pair of photographs and one of them shows Steve Jobs sitting on President … Read More
Apple has been strengthening the presence of its retail store with 318 stores in 11 countries which saw over 75 million visitors last quarter. During ‘Back to the Mac’ event Apple’s Tim Cook mentioned that Chinese stores get the most number of visitors when compared with any other store. According to WSJ Apple is now preparing to penetrate the Chinese … Read More
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) long ago foresaw the value of Flash RAM, and grabbed a large chunk of the global supplies year after year because of their massive sales of iPods, iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch. Because of that manufacturing capacity has had to grow (sometimes painfully) and the price of Flash RAM has often fluctuated in line with supply volumes because … Read More
Now that Apple’s iOS has some major competition when it comes to smartphone operating systems, what would we like to see the company to do to ensure that iOS 5 features stay ahead of Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7, HP’s webOS, and Google’s Android? Well, we’ve put together a list of 5 things we think Apple could change, improve, or introduce … Read More
Depending on which side of a magical divide you fall, you will apparently either love or hate Apple’s new subscription packages. The general consensus is that if you like the deal then you are either drinking Apple’s Cool Aid, or taking the view of a long disparaged, and abused consumer. However, if you don’t like the deal you are most … Read More
With Verizon getting its hands on the iPhone 4 this month, AT&T have been scrambling to keep their existing customers by offering more data, free micro-cells and giving away their first born children. Clearly not convinced that’s going to work, the 2nd largest carrier in the United States is now trying a new approach – offering a cheap iPhone. Now … Read More
Amazon’s iOS Kindle app finally has parity with the Kindle hardware after its recent update, thanks to the new addition of real page numbers as reported by MacStories.