Firmware Update Activates Power Nap Feature in Mid-2011 MacBook Air

Power Nap Mac OS X Mountain Lion

Apple’s next version of OS X, Mountain Lion came out early Wednesday, adding over 200 new user features including Messages, Notification Center, Notes, and iCloud. Alongside some of the iOS like features introduced in the update, Apple also released a new feature via a firmware update in OS X 10.8 called Power Nap. PowerNap was previously announced at Apple’s WWDC … Read More

Kaled AliFirmware Update Activates Power Nap Feature in Mid-2011 MacBook Air

Apple Updates iOS Podcasts App With Minor Bug Fixes

Podcasts App

Late last month, Apple introduced a standalone Podcasts app, pulling the service out of the Music app on iOS and building a new UI around it. However, soon after release, it became apparent that the app was ridden with numerous bugs as with any introduction of a new user interface or application. On Wednesday, the Cupertino company addressed these issues … Read More

Kaled AliApple Updates iOS Podcasts App With Minor Bug Fixes

Apple Inc. (AAPL) New Barcelona Retail Store Scheduled to Open On July 28th

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) recently announced that they are planning to open their newest retail store in Barcelona, Spain on July 28th. The Cupertino company’s Passeig de Gràcia retail store will officially be opening on Saturday, July 28th at 10:00 AM. This is the same time of day that Apple holds all grand openings or reopenings around the world. During grand … Read More

Kaled AliApple Inc. (AAPL) New Barcelona Retail Store Scheduled to Open On July 28th

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Retina MacBook Pro Shipping Estimate Improves to 1-2 Weeks

Retina MacBook Pro Shipping Estimate

Apple Inc. (AAPL) introduced their new Retina MacBook Pro during the company’s annual WWDC conference and since then has begun shipping the new device to all of its retail stores, as well as making it available for purchase online. About a week ago, the shipping estimate for the Retina MacBook Pro improved to 2-3 weeks. Since then, the shipping estimate … Read More

Kaled AliApple Inc. (AAPL) Retina MacBook Pro Shipping Estimate Improves to 1-2 Weeks

Judge Orders Apple Inc. (AAPL) to Publish Notice Saying Samsung Didn’t Copy iPad

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In an interesting turn of events in the ongoing legal battle between Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Samsung a U.K court ordered the Cupertino based company to publish notice saying that Samsung didn’t copy the iPad. AAPL lost a patent lawsuit against Samsung in a London court on July 9 and Judge Colin Birss ordered a ruling which stated that Samsung’s … Read More

Ravin MohindruJudge Orders Apple Inc. (AAPL) to Publish Notice Saying Samsung Didn’t Copy iPad

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Admits Removing EPEAT Certification “was a mistake”

Apple EPEAT

Earlier this month, Apple Inc. (AAPL) withdrew its products from being certified by the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT), which certifies over 95% of electronics in the U.S by a requirement by the government. AAPL’s 39 products under EPEAT’s were pulled without question, however, the company has now taken steps to address the media and the public on the parameters … Read More

Kaled AliApple Inc. (AAPL) Admits Removing EPEAT Certification “was a mistake”

Shipment Time for Retina MacBook Pro Improves to 2-3 Weeks

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Last month, Apple Inc. (AAPL) introduced a new line of MacBook Pro at WWDC called the Retina MacBook Pro, introducing a slimmer design, paired with the company’s popular Retina Display. Since the unveiling and first day of sales, estimated shipment times remained frozen around 3-4 weeks, a hefty waiting period for an AAPL product. Typically, Apple products in high pent … Read More

Kaled AliShipment Time for Retina MacBook Pro Improves to 2-3 Weeks

Apple Adds New ‘Food & Drink’ Category on App Store

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Earlier this month, MacStories reported that Apple was setting up to add a new ‘Food & Drink’ app category to the App Store. The site mentioned that existing iOS developers were alerted by Apple that such as category was going to be added. According to Apple, the new category will include “apps that help users cook and bake, mix drinks, … Read More

Kaled AliApple Adds New ‘Food & Drink’ Category on App Store

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Schedules Grand Reopening of SoHo Store in NYC

soho

Apple Inc. (AAPL) opened up a new retail store in NYC late last year, the Grand Central Station store but in the process, put one of its oldest locations in New York for renovations, the famous SoHo Store. Apple’s SoHo store underwent a major reconstruction earlier this year, and is set to reopen this Saturday. The SoHo location is only … Read More

Kaled AliApple Inc. (AAPL) Schedules Grand Reopening of SoHo Store in NYC

Apple’s Next iPod nano to Feature Larger Display and Home Button

Next Gen iPod nano

Apple’s iPod nano adopted a new form factor in late 2010, stripping the popular music player of its scroll wheel and replaced it with a small multi-touch screen, with apps for music, radio, and podcasts. Although the new design gave the iPod nano a revamp and introduced a better option for browsing music, many users complained that the device still … Read More

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) to Launch the New iPad 3 in China on July 20th

New iPad 3 China

On Tuesday, Apple Inc. (AAPL) issued a press release, announcing that the 3rd generation iPad would be launching in China on July 20th. In China the new iPad will be available through the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com), select Apple Authorized Resellers and by reservation from Apple retail stores. Reservation requests will be accepted daily from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. … Read More

Kaled AliApple Inc. (AAPL) to Launch the New iPad 3 in China on July 20th

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Withdraws Its Products from EPEAT Certification

EPEAT Apple

Apple Inc. (AAPL) products have been evaluated by the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) for many years now, and a number of their products introduced were rated EPEAT Gold for staying in accordance with green practices. On Friday, AAPL notified EPEAT that they will be withdrawing their products from environmental rating because of design constraints. In an interview with … Read More

Kaled AliApple Inc. (AAPL) Withdraws Its Products from EPEAT Certification

Apple Fixes Corrupt App Store Downloads

App Store icon

Late Wednesday, during the time when many were celebrating the 4th of July, the App Store began delivering corrupted apps through the App Store which caused many users to suffer app crashes and springboard resets. Many apps, such as Instapaper began to crash even after a clean install. Instapaper creator, Marco Arment posted on his site that his own app … Read More

Kaled AliApple Fixes Corrupt App Store Downloads

Apple Inc. (AAPL) has More Retail Stores in Pennsylvania than All of China

Apple Shanghai retail store

Apple Inc. (AAPL) currently operates six retail stores in greater China, and serves more than 216 million people per store, in comparison to the total population in the country. AAPL has two retail stores in Beijing, three in Shanghai, and one in Hong Kong. In 2010, when Ron Johnson was still head of Apple Retail, he suggested that the company … Read More

Kaled AliApple Inc. (AAPL) has More Retail Stores in Pennsylvania than All of China

Apple Reportedly Testing New Genuis Bar Design for Increased Capacity

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Apple’s Retail Stores have been increasing in numbers all over the world and with millions of customers visiting each store, the company is devising new ways to organize and help each of them. Each retail store is expected to generate profit, and with Apple’s “open” format, the visitors who come in to check out Macs, iPods, and iPhones are the … Read More

Kaled AliApple Reportedly Testing New Genuis Bar Design for Increased Capacity