AT&T Selling 8GB iPhone 3GS For $49

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

Apple Publishes App Store Subscription Guidelines (AAPL)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has both published, and clarified its Subscription system which is linked to the iTunes AppStore; for products like digital magazines and newspapers. It was introduced with News Corp’s “The Daily”, and has now been rolled out to all publishers. In essence the new rules simply clarify what we all thought the deal was. AAPL considers that any customer … Read More

Apple Inc. Becomes Samsung’s Largest Customer With $7.8 Billion in Trade (AAPL)

We’ve reported before on the unique relationship that Samsung and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) share. On the one hand they are both involved in several critically important markets in the tech sector, where they are in direct, and sometimes fierce, competition. Samsung’s Tablet offerings to date are the closest that anyone has come to a rival to Apple’s iPad. And their phones … Read More

Apple Working on New Notification System for Next iOS Update?

It’s long been a flaw in Apple’s iOS, and it’s something that many of us have resorted to jailbreaking in order to fix. What am I talking about? Notifications of course! The current way of dealing with notifications in iOS just isn’t very…. Apple-like. By that I mean the modal, obtrusive windows that pops up when you receive an SMS, … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Share Price Target Revised to $450

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has hit another all time high today, and as of writing this piece is sitting at just over $350 per share. That is a quite meteoric rise in share value from a little over $100 a few short years ago. It is worth noting that ARM (the UK company that is behind the CPUs in virtually all … Read More

Apple (AAPL) Tightens up its policy on in-App and Subscription Payments

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has contacted publishers of newspaper and magazine style Apps who use the App Store, and clarified its existing Terms and Conditions, explaining that their interpretation of the existing publisher / developer agreement is that all in-app payments should be carried out through Apple’s iTunes infrastructure after the 31st of March, or their products will be rejected. This is … Read More

Apple (AAPL) Responds to Claims that Sony Reader & Kindle Will Be Banned from App Store

Speculation regarding a change in Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) App Store approval process has been rather widespread today, after the Cupertino company rejected Sony’s ebook Reader application for supposedly selling books outside of the App Store. Of course, this lead many to question the future of other ebook readers such as Amazon’s Kindle, or the Nook application – if Sony’s application didn’t meet … Read More

Samsung Ramping up Chip Production; 50 Percent for Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Samsung have been a long time partner with Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), despite also being rivals in several extremely important and strategic marketplaces to both companies; most notably smart-phones and tablets. Apple’s own A4 processor was actually a joint development project between Samsung and AAPL, which Apple forked off to produce a cut down power efficient processor with reduced IO capabilities … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Third Biggest Personal Computer Maker in the World

Apple PC Market Share Third Largest

You may remember that we recently reported that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was fast gaining ground in the Personal Computer market league table for who was the biggest computer manufacturer. At the time they were sitting around 5th place, but very close to 3rd and 4th, and some expect them to overtake those and perhaps move into 2nd or even 1st … Read More

Kodak Digital Camera Patent Suit Against Apple Inc. (AAPL) Collapses

Eastman Kodak, one of the grandaddies of photography, has lost key parts of its case against Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and other mobile device manufacturers where it claimed that their use of an image preview feature in the included digital camera functionality of those devices infringed its own patents. Judge Paul Luckern the overseeing judge for the US International Trade Commission (ITC) … Read More

Apple To Bring NFC Mobile Payments to iPhone 5 and iPad 2?

We’ve know for some time that Apple has a concept which aims to turn your iPhone into a virtual wallet – as well as your camera, gaming device, web device and phone! Near Field Communications (NFC) components have been expected to make an appearance in the iPhone 5 for some time. NFC is a method for data exchange between our devices … Read More

Apple’s App Store Is Now on Twitter, Promises Exclusive Offers

If you didn’t already have enough tweets filling up your Twitter feed, here’s a new twitter we think you may be interested in following: Apple’s App Store now has an official Twitter account, and in its bio it promises to provide details on featured apps, exclusive offers, and more. The @AppStore account currently has around 23,000 followers (at the time … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Reports Best Sales Quarter Ever

After a brief panic related to the concerning news about Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO, which we reported on a couple of days ago, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) bounced back with its best ever sales report in the company’s history. And the small dip in its share price seems to have reversed almost completely today. Analysts are now confirming that a $450 target … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) To Discuss Q1 – 2011 Financial Results Today

Hot on the heels of yesterdays distressing news about Steve Jobs and his renewed need for medical leave, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) are set to announce record Q1 – 2011 financial results during a live conference call webcast at 2:00pm PT/5:00pm ET today. With Steve Jobs at the helm Apple has returned from almost certain bankruptcy to become the second largest company in the … Read More