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

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

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

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

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

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