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

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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

Amazon Planning Phone to Compete with Apple’s iPhone in Smartphone Market

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Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) and Apple Inc. (AAPL) have been competing in the ereader and tablet market for over a year now, since the iPad was introduced. On Friday, a report from Bloomberg mentioned that Amazon is now looking to introduce its own smartphone to take on the iPhone and some of the leading Android devices in the market. A smartphone … Read More

AT&T To Launch Blocking Service for Stolen Phones and Tablets on July 10th

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AT&T is reportedly planning to launch a blocking service that will allow users to report stolen phones and tablets, a service which of course, includes the iPhone as well. On Friday, The Verge reported based on a source that AT&T is in fact, looking to launch this blocking service on Tuesday, July 10th. According to our source, AT&T “will have … Read More

Best Buy’s ‘Solution Central’ to Mirror Apple’s Genius Bar Design

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Apple’s Retail stores are a window of the company to its customers, and a large part of the store’s atmosphere are the Genius’ and the Genius Bar. The efficient setup allows employees to easily help customers and form an orderly process to address issues that customers face with their products. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Best … Read More

Apple Fixes Corrupt App Store Downloads

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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

My Diamonds Review – Fun physics puzzle game for iPhone and iPad

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You know the story, alien has diamonds, alien loses diamonds, you help alien collect diamonds! It’s the usual story that you hear everyday and now you can live it on on your iPhone and iPad in the universal game My Diamonds. If you’ve played such games as Cut The Rope, Where’s my Water or even Angry Birds then you will … Read More

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

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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

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

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Releasing ‘iPad Mini’ in October?

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Reports of Apple Inc. (AAPL) releasing an “iPad Mini” in October have been around for quite some time, and since last year, more and more news sources are confirming that this release is most likely going to happen. The latest report from Bloomberg, also confirms the likelihood that Apple’s iPad Mini is slated for announcement in October, and will be … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) to announce Q3 FY12 Earnings on July 24

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) recently updated its ‘investor relations’ webpage to announce that the company will conduct a conference to discuss  Q3 FY12 Earnings on July 24. The live conference call will be held at 2 PM Pacific / 5 PM Eastern time. The call will later be available for streaming via QuickTime through Apple’s website. AAPL has been reporting record … Read More

Apple Shuts Down MobileMe, Makes Data Available to Users for a “Limited Time”

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With the introduction of iCloud during last year’s WWDC conference, it was clear that Apple was taking a new path with their offering of cloud services. Steve Jobs, who was CEO at the time of the introduction, admitted that the MobileMe services offered up as cloud features were definitely not the best product that Apple had offered its users. Since … Read More

No Red T-Shirts Review – Interesting Game that Rapidly Becomes Repetitive

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If you a fan of hidden object style games and Where’s Waldo then No Red T-Shirt’s may be a worthwhile purchase for you as No Red T-Shirts for iPhone and iPad will find you hunting through 12 different locations to find some of the most heinous criminals that you may ever meet, such as reading newspapers, parachuting and of course, … Read More

CSR Racing for iPhone and iPad – Quick Look

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A new racing game has hit the App Store this week from NaturalMotion who already have the popular Backbreaker range of games under their belts. CSR Racing for iPhone and iPad has two distinct differences from many other racing games in the App Store. Firstly, the racing in question is city street drag racing where you pot your wits against … Read More

Google Introduces Chrome Browser and Google Drive for iOS

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On Thursday, Google announced that they are bringing their popular Chrome browser as well as their Cloud service, Google Drive to iOS. Following the announcement, Google released an iOS app, condensing a number of features from the full sized browser and packing them into the app. Some of the main features brought over include incognito mode and tab syncing across … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) SVP of Hardware Engineering, Bob Mansfield to Retire

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) has been undergoing a number of changes in the past year, from Tim Cook taking over as CEO, the passing of Steve Jobs, and Ron Johnson leaving the company’s retail team. In a press release on Thursday, Apple announced that their SVP of Hardware Engineering, Bob Mansfield is retiring and will be leaving the company. Bob has … Read More