Apple Inc. (AAPL) to Open First Retail Store in Berlin on May 3rd

Apple Retail Store Berlin

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has increased its international retail presence over the past several years, and has opened new stores in Barcelona, as well as a number of stores in and around China. AAPL has been opening stores and gravitating towards regions where their revenue has increased. On Thursday, Apple Inc. announced through its website that it will be opening its first … Read More

Kaled AliApple Inc. (AAPL) to Open First Retail Store in Berlin on May 3rd

WWDC 2013 Tickets Sell Out in Less Than 2 Minutes

WWDC 2013 Tickets Sold out

On Wednesday, Apple scheduled its WWDC 2013 conference for June 10-14 and noted that tickets would go on sale early Thursday morning. When tickets went on sale at 10:00am on Thursday, it took only two minutes for the tickets to sell out. During ticket sales of WWDC 2012, it took two hours and Apple scheduled a separate date for sales … Read More

Kaled AliWWDC 2013 Tickets Sell Out in Less Than 2 Minutes

Apple’s WWDC 2013 Conference Set For June 10-14

Apple WWDC 2013

On Wednesday, Apple announced that annual WWDC conference is officially scheduled for the week of June 10-14. The WWDC 2013 conference will be held in the Moscone West convention center in San Francisco where the Cupertino, California based company held all of their other previous conferences. Apple has priced tickets for the conference at $1599 for each developer that attends. … Read More

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Reports Q2 2013 Earnings Results, $43.6 Billion in Revenue and $9.5 Billion Profit

Apple

On Tuesday, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced its quarterly results for Q2 of 2013, noting right at the beginning of the call the $9.5 billion profit off the $43.6 billion in revenue. With this revenue and profit, the per share price comes out to about $10.09 per diluted share as opposed to the $12.30 per diluted share at this time last year. … Read More

Kaled AliApple Inc. (AAPL) Reports Q2 2013 Earnings Results, $43.6 Billion in Revenue and $9.5 Billion Profit

Apple Reduces Prices on Refurbished 2nd and 3rd Generation Cellular iPad, Ahead of Next Gen Refresh

Apple Reduces Prices on Refurbished 2nd and 3rd Generation Cellular iPad

With rumors about a new second generation iPad mini, as well as an iPad 5, it is no surprise that Apple and authorized retailers are lowering prices on the tablet. On Tuesday, Apple cut prices on refurbished 2nd generation and 3rd generation cellular iPads, offering up to a $50 discount on the WiFi+Cellular models. The reduced price comes just as … Read More

Kaled AliApple Reduces Prices on Refurbished 2nd and 3rd Generation Cellular iPad, Ahead of Next Gen Refresh

Apple Donates $8 Million to Chinese Earthquake Victims

Apple Donates 8 Million to Chinese Earthquake Victims

Late Sunday, an earthquake with magnitude 4.8 occurred in the city of Ya’an, China in the Sichuan province, causing over 189 deaths and over 11,000 injuries. Almost instantly, rescue teams began searching for survivors and money began flowing in through different channels to help the victims of the terrible quake. Big corporations such as Apple didn’t stand by either, donating … Read More

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iPhone 5S Release Date Pushed Past June Due to Issues with Fingerprint Sensor?

iPhone 5S Fingerprint sensor

Earlier this year, KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi-Kuo reported on Apple’s upcoming iPhone 5S with a fingerprint sensor and the rumored lower cost iPhone. Kup specifically noted in his report that the Cupertino company would run into issues when including the fingerprint sensors, particularly with the color coatings on the sensors. Although Kuo initially claimed a June/July timeframe, he later … Read More

Kaled AliiPhone 5S Release Date Pushed Past June Due to Issues with Fingerprint Sensor?

iPad 5 Rear Shell and iPhone 5S SIM Tray Photos Surface Online

iPad 5 rear shell

On Monday, a set of photos were posted by a case company called Tactus with claims that the parts in the images belonged to the rumored iPad 5. A separate report also leaked images of what it claimed to be genuine iPhone 5S parts. Tactus had published an image earlier this week of what it claimed to be the rear … Read More

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Apple Admits to Storing Anonymous Siri Data From Users For 2 Years Before Deleting

iOS 6 Siri movies

Apple introduced Siri with the iPhone 4S and later released it onto several other iOS devices, including the iPod touch and the iPad. The personal assistant helped users to voice dictate text and also search the device locally as well as the other queries on the web. However, Apple failed to mention to users that it would store some of … Read More

Kaled AliApple Admits to Storing Anonymous Siri Data From Users For 2 Years Before Deleting

iPhone Jailbreak Tweak Integrates Facebook ‘Chat Heads’ Directly Into iOS

Facebook Chat Heads iPhone Jailbreak

Earlier this week, The Verge reported on a new iPhone jailbreak hack that allows for users of iOS devices to integrate Facebook’s new ‘Chat Heads’ feature directly into the operating system. Currently, Chat Heads is only available to iOS users through the iOS app, while Android users have the feature directly integrated on their devices. This allows them to continue … Read More

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Apple’s SVP of Industrial Design, Jony Ive, Makes Time’s 100 Most Influential List

Jonathan Ive

Apple’s SVP of Industrial Design, Jony Ive has achieved yet another accomplishment, having been awarded knighthood last year at Buckingham Palace. Now, the forty-six year old designer has made Time’s 100 most influential list with the likes of many other notables in Time’s lists which includes President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Miami Heat forward LeBron James, Justin Timberlake, … Read More

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Verizon Reports 25% Rise in Activations, Accounts for 55% of Total Smartphone Activations

Verizon iPhone

Verizon was first of the four major carriers in the United States to have reported their first quarter of 2013 earnings results. Last week, Verizon announced that they activated a total of 7.2 million smartphones during the quarter with 4 million of those being iPhones. This comes out to be about 55% of total smartphone activations in the United States. … Read More

Kaled AliVerizon Reports 25% Rise in Activations, Accounts for 55% of Total Smartphone Activations

Twitter Launches Music App, #music, For iOS and Web

Twitter music

On Thursday, Twitter launched the music app that was nothing but a rumor for the past several weeks. Twitter released the app early Thursday, and called it Twitter #music, with a hashtag in the title to reflect the popular feature from the social networking site. The app integrates a number of other music streaming services such as Rdio and Spotify … Read More

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Apple Stock Price Down After Cirrus Logic Reports Lower Than Expected Results

Apple Stock Price Down

Apple Inc. (AAPL) stock price is once again faltering, after one of the company’s key suppliers, Cirrus Logic reported weak results. On Wednesday, Apple’s stock was down more than 5% from the $420 opening price, reigniting concerns that the company may not be performing up to analysts expectations. The stock went below $400 briefly and then rebounded to stop at … Read More

Kaled AliApple Stock Price Down After Cirrus Logic Reports Lower Than Expected Results

Facebook Hires Apple’s Former Maps Manager Richard Williamson

facebook timeline

On Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that Facebook has hired Apple’s former Maps manager, Richard Williamson. Williamson was in charge of Apple’s iOS mapping team, and was fired in November after the new Maps application was released with many issues and faced intense criticism. By hiring Williamson, Facebook is expanding its mobile push and improving its iOS and Android application to reflect … Read More

Kaled AliFacebook Hires Apple’s Former Maps Manager Richard Williamson