Apple (AAPL) Doubling Size of Its North Carolina Data Centre?

Footage obtained by AllThingsD, shot by a local realtor, shows clearly that additional construction is going ahead at Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) North Carolina Data Centre. It is still unclear exactly what Apple (AAPL) is planning to use this data centre for. Or even when it is going to open. And now it’s final size is being speculated about. If Apple’s future plans … Read More

Apple to Sell 700,000 MacBook Airs During Holidays?

The new 11- and 13-inch MacBook Air models that were announced at Apple’s media conference in San Francisco on Wednesday are expected to be a huge success for the Cupertino company during the holiday season, with one firm forecasting sales of 700,000 in the quarter. The research department of Concord Securities has predicted that, out of an estimated 4.1 million … Read More

Apple (AAPL) Taking Over RIM’s Enterprise

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is growing at a rapid rate at the moment, and the increased popularity of both their Mac computers and the outstanding success of their iPhones has proved this. Now the Cupertino company has stolen the enterprise market from right under RIM’s nose, and Steve Jobs doesn’t think they’ll be taking it back anytime soon. Earlier this week, Steve announced … Read More

What Future Does the MacBook Air Reveal to us?

MacBook Air

Apple revealed a long awaited update to the MacBook Air yesterday. Long awaited because their flagship ultra-portable has languished for well over a year without any love from Apple. That’s a long time in the post iPhone era! On the surface of it this revised MacBook Air is a beautiful piece of kit. But when you poke around under the … Read More

Apple announces Mac App Store. New opportunity for iPhone developers?

Mac App Store

Apple has been successful in revolutionizing the way users discover and install applications on their iOS devices. They are  now ready to bring what they learnt from the App Store for iPhone and iPad to the Mac. Steve Jobs, during ‘Back to the Mac’ keynote event announced that Apple will be launching the ‘Mac App Store’ which will be compatible … Read More

Live Coverage : Back to the Mac Keynote Event

Back to the Mac Live Keynote_1

Apple is holding a special ‘Back to the Mac’ keynote event today which will kick off at 10:00 AM PDT at Apple’s Town Hall building. We are expecting a sneak peek of Mac OS X 10.7 (rumored to be called Lion), iLife 11 and new MacBook Air (thinner & faster) to be introduced. Mac OS X 10.7 is expected to … Read More

Mac OS X 10.7 to Get iOS Like Scrollbars? [Back to the Mac]

Apple’s ‘Back to the Mac’ event is scheduled to go live today at 10:00 AM PDT and we are already hearing rumors about the possible features and enhancements in the next version of Mac OS X. MacStories recently reported that according to their sources Mac OS X 10.7 (rumored to be called Lion) will feature iOS like scrollbars. The first … Read More

Live Video Streaming of ‘Back To the Mac’ Keynote Event

Back to the Mac

UPDATE: We’ll be live here. Apple on Wednesday confirmed that they will be providing live video stream of ‘Back to the Mac’ event. They previously provided live streaming of the special music event where Apple CEO announced the new lineup of iPods. Live video streaming of todays keynote will be accessible by anyone  using a Mac running Safari on Mac … Read More

Apple in Talks to buy Facebook? [Rumor]

Remember the rumors when Steve met with Google’s Eric Schmidt for coffee? Well, this one is another, perhaps even more fantastical story! This one centers around Apple’s oft discussed cash hoard. Many believe that Apple sitting on piles of Billions of Dollars is unhealthy, and that they should use that money to grow their business. Some of these people work … Read More

Apple (AAPL) Reports Highest Revenue and Earnings Ever [Q4 Results]

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Monday reported the best Q4 results ever. They reported a record revenue of more than $20 billion and net quarterly profit of $4.31 billion. The Company sold 14.1 million iPhones, 4.19 million iPads and 9.05 million iPods. The iPhone represented 91 percent unit growth over the year-ago quarter while the iPods saw 11 percent unit decline. Steve Jobs made … Read More

Apple (AAPL) Q4 Financial Results Today. What to Expect?

AAPL Q4 2010 Results

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) will present its 2010 4th Quarter (Q4) results today at 2pm Pacific Time, and 5pm Eastern Time. The big question in the mind of many people is, will Apple beat a $20 Billion Quarter? What we pretty much know already is that iPad sales will come in at around 5 Million units. And the iPhone will probably hit … Read More

Apple’s App Store Passes 300,000 Apps Milestone

With its second birthday just behind it Apple’s App Store now boasts 300,000 Apps. The App Store Gnomes are apparently pumping around 1000 new Apps per day into the store, once they have tortured them for long enough to ensure they are up to scratch. Just under two-thirds of the total apps in iTunes are paid apps. Games still come … Read More

HyperMac to Cease Sale of Apple MagSafe Patented Cables

HyperMac Apple MagSafe iPhone

If you were thinking of getting hold of a MagSafe compatible external battery pack for your Macintosh laptop and/or iPhone or iPod, then now is the time to do so. HyperMac had this to say on their website on Monday : If you wish to get the world’s ONLY external battery and car charger solution that works with ALL MacBook, … Read More

Apple to introduce iAd for Video Content?

Publishers who want to deliver premium content/service to their audience for free often have to rely on advertisements. Serving ads for publishers providing video content is very limited on Apple’s iOS devices due to the absence of Adobe Flash, however this might change as Apple is rumored to be working on iAds for video content which could be introduced very … Read More

In-app Purchases Outstrip Ad Revenue on Apple’s iOS

Flurry Advertising Revenue Shift iOS

Flurry, the mobile app analytics company, has released figures that show that Advertisement Revenue is now the poor cousin of in-app purchases (virtual goods) on the iOS platform. Their survey was apparently conducted using data collected from a cross section of leading social networking and social gaming apps for iPhone, iPad and the iPod Touch. Breaking down the information that Flurry … Read More