Apple Inc. (AAPL) Saves $9.2 Billion In Taxes By Raising Corporate Debt

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) plans to spend $100 billion in share buy-backs in the next few years. AAPL recently sold $17 billion’s worth of corporate bonds in order to fund its buy-back plan. During FY 13 second quarter earnings call Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced that it has a cash balance of $145 billion where two-thirds of this money is in overseas subsidies. … Read More

Apple’s App Store about to hit 50 billion downloads

App Store 50 billion downloads

Apple’s App Store is about to hit yet another milestone as the company has updated its website with a countdown to 50 billion downloads. Apple will also be giving away US$ 10,000 App Store Gift Card to the user who downloads the 50 billionth app. The next 50 users who download apps from the App Store could win $500 App … Read More

iOS 7 Release Date on Schedule As Apple Adds More Engineers

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iOS 7 is the next major software release for Apple’s most profitable product lineup. Following the ousting of Scott Forstall the development of Human Interface design has been handed over to Industrial Design chief, Jony Ive. It has been widely reported that under Ive iOS 7 is expected to receive a complete overhaul and feature a very flat design without … Read More

iOS 7 to Boost In-Car Integration of Apple Maps and Siri

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As iOS 7 release date nears, new details about the upcoming software update are being revealed in the blogosphere. We recently reported on iOS 7 design to be very flat and feature an overhaul of default icon sets. According to a report published by 9to5 Mac, Apple is looking to introduce tighter in-car integration in iOS 7 maps and Siri. … Read More

iOS 7 to Feature ‘Flat Design’ Under Jony Ive’s Leadership

iOS 7

Apple’s next major mobile software release, iOS 7, will feature a flatter design losing artificial textures and skeuomorphism. According to a new report published by 9to5 Mac, iOS 7 is expected to introduce a complete redesign of the operating system but will continue to keep the basic functions and behaviour of the OS. Last October, Apple fired Scott Forstall and … Read More

OS X 10.9 Release to Focus on “Power-User” Features

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Apple will showcase the next major release of OS X during WWDC 2013 keynote event and according to a new report OS X 10.9 will focus on power-user features. OS X 10.9 has been widely reported to be internally codenamed as “Cabernet” which won’t bring a complete UI change to the operating system but will improve the overall performance and … Read More

WWDC 2013 Keynote To Feature Launch of Next Gen MacBook Pro Models?

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Apple’s WWDC 2013 keynote event will kick off on June 10 where the company is expected to preview OS X 10.9, iOS 7 and now according to a new report we may also see next gen MacBook Pro models. The company in the recent years has used WWDC as a platform to showcase the latest advancements in its software and … Read More

Apple to Launch “More Affordable” iPad Mini at $199 – $249?

iPad mini

According to a new report Apple is expected to launch lower priced iPad mini this year that could hit the market at $199 – $249 price points. With Android gaining market share in the smartphone and tablet market many analysts believe that the Cupertino, Calif., based company should address the low priced market segment. We’ve reported on rumors about Apple … Read More

Jailbreak Tweak ‘Message Box’ Brings Facebook Chat Heads to iOS

Message Box Chat Head Jailbreak tweak

Adam Bell, a jailbreak developer, has now released an iOS jailbreak tweak that brings Facebook chat heads to iOS systemwide. The new jailbreak tweak is called ‘Message Box’. Facebook recently announced Facebook Home for Android that offers deep integration of the social media giant’s services into the operating system. One of the features highlighted on Facebook Home was the ability … Read More

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

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

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