Foxconn promises 20% wages hike

Yesterday we covered a story on recent Foxconn suicides. The company where iPad, iPod touch and iPhone are being manufactured. Foxconn factory in China currently employs more than 400,000 workers and has been in the news as more than 13 employees have tried to commit suicide. We have been reading stories and comments which state that this rate of suicide is actually better … Read More

RavinFoxconn promises 20% wages hike

UK iBookstore Launches

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It was looking for a while as if the European, and UK pickings in Apple’s iBookstore might have been a bit lean. Apple was said to be having some problems getting parters to come into the iBookstore fold. Part of the reason for this was apparently to do with differing regulations for book agencies in the UK particularly. As of … Read More

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Apple’s iPhone Shows Enterprise Growth

If there’s one strike against the iPhone Apple couldn’t fix with new software or a hardware upgrade it’s that the iPhone is generally viewed as a consumer device. While that perception has served it well in the last three years, Apple knows the real gold rush is in the enterprise. Corporate sales are generally large and long term; when a … Read More

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iPhone Wi-Fi Sync App now available for Windows and iPad

Apple might have rejected Wi-Fi Sync app for iPhone but that can’t stop you from wirelessly syncing your device with iTunes if you have jailbroken your iPhone/iPad. Wi-Fi Sync app allows you to sync your device with iTunes without connecting it with the USB. The app has been available for purchase from the Cydia App Store for $10. Today the … Read More

RaviniPhone Wi-Fi Sync App now available for Windows and iPad

Apple’s iPhone set to become your Mobile ‘Shopping’ Assistant

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This is an interesting Patent Application from Apple. And it seems to have some relevance to Apple’s new iAd mobile advertising network. In simple terms the Patent describes the way an RFID reader built into the iPhone can be used to scan items in a store, and then check on the internet for more information on said item. Verbiage in … Read More

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Many [More] Suicide attempts at Foxconn Today

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This is not the normal kind of story we cover. But we think it is appropriate that we pause to spare a thought for the traumatic time that Chinese tech workers are going through at the moment. Today it seems that several workers at the Foxconn factory in China, where devices such as the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch are … Read More

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iPhone 4G / HD availability to be delayed until September?

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Now this is an interesting story. We just quoted Vijay Rakesh of Sterne Agee, who had some pretty compelling numbers on iPad production. Analysis that seems sound and makes sense. One of the big issues he cited for iPad production was the availability of memory. Flash memory is something that Apple buys in huge quantity for its iPhone, iPod and … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPhone 4G / HD availability to be delayed until September?

iPhone 4 price to be the same as 3GS model?

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UPDATE: Apple today unveiled the new iPhone 4 and its price details. The iPhone 4 will come in a 16GB model for $199 and a 32GB model for $299 in white and black. The iPhone 3G will no longer be manufactured and the iPhone 3GS will now sell for $99. The new phone 4 will launch on June 24th to the … Read More

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iPhone 4G release date. Early June?

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Even though Apple is struggling to meet iPad demand in the US and other countries BGR is reporting that AT&T has confirmed to its employees that new iPhone 4G will be launching in early June. The phone will be available for purchase in June, not July, and from what we’ve heard, it won’t even be late June. In early April … Read More

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Apple iPad production could push 2.5M devices per month

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It seems like months ago that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported that it had sold 1 Million iPads. Actually it’s a scant few weeks. Since then stories speculating on the amount of iPads available for sale have been common place on the web. US stores have run out of stock at various points. Launches in other territories have been delayed. And pundits have cited … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple iPad production could push 2.5M devices per month

Apple’s iPhone 4G Ads to demonstrate video chat

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When the new iPhone 4G will be unveiled during Steve Jobs WWDC 2010 keynote event we will finally be able to see the TV Ad which according to Engadget is being filmed by Sam Mendes (director of American Beauty) They further claim that next iPhone is internally referred as Mammoth / N90 and iPhone 4G / HD commercial will feature a video chat … Read More

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Free iPod touch With Mac Purchase. Apple’s ‘Back to School’ Promo

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Apple has once again launched its annual ‘Back to School’ promotion. If you’re a college or University student then with your new Mac purchase through Apple’s education channel you can get a free 8GB iPod touch model. If you’re a college student or a faculty or staff member at any grade level and you buy a new Mac with Apple education … Read More

RavinFree iPod touch With Mac Purchase. Apple’s ‘Back to School’ Promo

Walmart cuts iPhone 3GS price right before iPhone 4G launch

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Walmart has reduced the price of iPhone 3GS down to $97 with a two year contract. Previously the 3GS was sold for $197. This week we reported that Apple might discontinue the iPhone 3G model as rumors suggest that 8GB version is no longer being shipped to AT&T stores. We also highlighted Morgan Stanley and Alphawise survey which suggested that after the introduction … Read More

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Apple’s Safari to get extension API?

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Today Google released a new stable version of Chrome for Mac, Windows and Linux. In the past year Google’s Chrome usage has increased from 2% to 6.7% while Apple’s Safari witnessed minor increase of 0.63% (from 4.07% to 4.70%) Chrome is certainly great in performance but also allows users to install browser extensions which Safari currently lacks. Daring Fireball today hinted that … Read More

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Apple to Open Stores Early for UK iPad Launch Day

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If you haven’t planned which Apple Store you are going to camp outside overnight in the UK this Thursday night to buy the iPad you can do so using this web page on Apple’s site. In case you didn’t know already the Apple iPad finally goes on general sale in Stores in the UK this Friday! Whether you’ll be at home … Read More

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