Apple Financial Results for Q2 2010 Very Impressive

Apple’s shares seem to be on an elevator ride to heaven right now. As of writing this update shares in AAPL are at US$258, having risen more than $14 dollars today alone. Yet another all time high! This is off the back of very impressive second quarter earnings for what is now the biggest tech company in Silicon Valley. Apple’s … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Financial Results for Q2 2010 Very Impressive

Adobe Gives Up on Apple Devices. No Flash for iPhone, iPad?

I’m not sure if we should call this a victory for Apple or a defeat for Adobe. I suppose that depends on who you ask. Adobe has officially abandoned support for the Flash interpreter it previously trumpeted as a gateway for developers to get their games on the iPhone and iPad. As reported in 9To5Mac, Adobe will leave the interpreter/compiler … Read More

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Princeton Details Apple iPad Wi-Fi Issues

Several universities in the USA and the country of Israel have banned iPad use within their borders. While reasons are varied and have changed over time, all have centered around the iPad Wi-Fi implementation. As reported by MacRumors, Princeton University came out with the reasoning for their iPad ban. While the items sited are completely transparent to the end user, … Read More

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Apple iPad 3G to be Available in US Stores on April 30th

Apple has confirmed that the WiFi+3G version of the Apple iPad will be in stores in the US ONLY, initially, from April the 30th. International availability is likely to be on the same day for all iPad models. But that magical day could be as late as the 30th of May. And we still don’t have confirmed prices yet for … Read More

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Apple upsets educators with Scratch Viewer app removal

We’ve spoken a fair bit about Clause 3.3.1 and its effect on Adobe and Flash. The general meaning of this controversial clause is that interpreted code is not allowed to run on any iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. And that apps found to be using scripts, or other forms of run-time interpretation will be rejected or removed from the app … Read More

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Lost iPhone 4G Prototype Is Real. Apple Reacts

Apple iPhone 4G Revealed [Update 3] So it’s all over bar the wailing and screaming. It turns out that Gizmodo had this iPhone 4G prototype for a week. They bought it for US$5000 from a guy who “found it in a bar”. Apparently it had iPhone OS 4.0 on it at that point, but was quickly disabled by Apple so … Read More

Stephen NorthcottLost iPhone 4G Prototype Is Real. Apple Reacts

Apple’s Second Generation iPad Will Use OLED Display?

And you thought you were safe from iPad rumors until June! AppleInsider is reporting the first of the next generation iPad rumors today. The rumor, which originated with the DigiTimes in Taiwan, states the next generation iPad will use an OLED display. Whether OLED will be offered as an upgrade to the existing IPS screen or as a complete replacement … Read More

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Apple’s Next iPhone 4G Revealed. Real or Fake [Update 2]

Well, give me enough rope and I’ll hang myself! I was positive this “lost” iPhone 4G was a hoax. But a new twist in the iPhone 4G San Jose Bar fiasco has unfolded today. Engadget have come back blazing with all guns and a plethora of videos and teardown images for a device they are absolutely certain is an Apple … Read More

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Apple iPhone 4G Revealed [Update]

I have to say I had my doubts when I saw the pictures of the “iPhone 4G” being passed around the web in the last 24 hours. Firstly the image had popped up on Twitter a while back from a different source : [twitpic] But also it was simply such an awful overall design that it could only, at best, … Read More

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Apple Patents iPhone E-Ticket System

Apple is essentially famous for two things; great products people enjoy using and creating news by filing patents. Apple is probably one of the most prodigious patent filers in all of Silicon Valley. A whole subset of Apple watchers has grown up around trying to discern the viability of the patents granted to Cupertino. Recently PatentlyApple detailed one of the … Read More

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Apple iPhone 4G / HD Revealed?

Apple might be releasing a new iPhone 4G  / HD this summer.  It will probably be released on June 22nd during Apple’s WWDC 2010. The only real surprises left are the specs, appearance, and pricing of the new unit. Now, thanks to something lost and found on the floor of a bar, we may have our first look at the … Read More

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AT&T holiday block may signal Apple iPhone 4G launch dates

As in previous years multiple sources are confirming that AT&T has put an unusual block on staff holidays for this year. In previous years the only reason for a holiday ban like this from AT&T is for an Apple iPhone launch. The interesting thing is that this year the ban is in June. Which signals that perhaps the iPhone 4G … Read More

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Apple iPad Not Quite Ready for US Universities

More iPad Banninations! Earlier in the week news came in of the Israeli authorities confiscating iPads from their owners as they entered the country. The argument they gave was that the iPad used Wi-Fi frequencies that “could interfere” with Israel’s own Wi-Fi infrastructure. I wonder if those same authorities know about iPhones, iPods and Apple’s laptops? Or other mobile devices? … Read More

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iPhone OS 4.0 3G Special multitasking “hacked” edition

We predicted that multitasking would not be available on earlier iPhone devices, and were correct. Even still I was personally a little insulted by Apple’s statement that earlier hardware simply can’t support it. That statement taken in its broadest terms could be seen as true, but overall the statement is disingenuous. It must have had a similar effect on the … Read More

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Apple’s iPad The Future of Computing?

I read an interesting piece today on MacWorld by Kenneth van Wyk. The article, which originally ran in ComputerWorld, speaks to the conclusion many are making about the iPad; that it represents the future of computing. While some may think it a bit premature to crown the iPad as the once and future king, Mr. van Wyk brings up some … Read More

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