Apple’s App Store Downloads Surpasses 40 Billion Downloads, 20 Billion in 2012

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Apple has passed yet another milestone in App Store downloads since its launch in 2008 with the iPhone 3G. The Cupertino, California company announced that the App Store has surpassed 40 billion downloads, with 20 billion of those downloads in the year of 2012 alone. In December 2012, Apple surpassed a new record of 2 billion downloads in a month, … Read More

Steve Jobs Biopic ‘jOBS’ to Hit Theaters in April 2013

Steve Jobs Biopic jOBS

Apple’s late CEO and Chairman Steve Jobs undoubtedly left a major impact on the company, with principles that drive the company to this day since his death in late 2011. Following his death, a number of video tributes began to appear online, as well as rumors that there were multiple films coming out about the Apple co-founder’s life. Late last … Read More

Images of Claimed iPhone 5S Rear Panel Surfaces Online

The rear panel looks very similar to the one currently shipping on the iPhone 5, likely because of Apple’s pattern of introducing two models with the same design before redesigning. However, the rear panel of the 5S does have some differences, including the placement of several screw holes for attachment of the logic board to the shell. They are located … Read More

Apple Releases iOS 6.0.2 for iPhone 5 and iPad mini, Fixes WiFi Bug

iOS 6.0.2

Apple has yet to release an iOS 6.1 update, which is currently still in beta mode but has already released a new update for the new iPhone 5 and iPad mini. The update, called iOS 6.0.2 was released to fix a bug which sometimes caused the WiFi connection to falter or to not operate at all on the iPhone 5 … Read More

Apple Launches iTunes Music Store in 56 Countries and Movies in Four

On Monday, Apple’s iTunes Music Store went live in Russia and Turkey, however, it appears that the Music Store also went live in 56 new countries as well as iTunes Movies in four new countries including, India, Indonesia, Russia, and Turkey. Following numerous reports online, Apple confirmed in a press release that it was in fact introducing the store in … Read More

iPhone 5 to Arrive in 50 More Countries in December

iPhone 5 to Arrive in 50 More Countries in December

Apple’s iPhone 5 is currently sold in 47 countries around the world, however, the Cupertino, California company promised that they would bring the smartphone to 100 countries by the end of 2012. Now, in order to keep that promise, Apple is planning to bring the iPhone to 50 more countries in December alone. On Monday, Apple announced that they will … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Surpasses LG to Become No. 2 Phone Maker in The U.S

Apple Surpasses LG

On Sunday, a report by research firm comScore revealed that Apple Inc. (AAPL) has officially surpassed LG to become the number two phone maker in the United States. According to the report, AAPL gained 1.5% in mobile subscribers from August 2012 to October 2012 to claim the second spot. Samsung currently remains the number one phone maker in the United … Read More

iPhone 5, iPad mini, and Fourth-Generation iPad Launching in China in December

New iPad and iPad mini

Apple’s new product lineup, including the iPhone 5, iPad mini, and fourth generation iPad is finally coming to China, after the Cupertino company had trouble with specific certifications that the country requires. Earlier in the week, the iPhone 5 received certification in China, and was eligible to go on sale. On Friday, Apple announced that they would be bringing the … Read More

iTunes Digital Gift Cards Made Available Through Facebook

Facebook recently announced that they will now be allowing the addition of iTunes Store digital gift cards through its Facebook Gifts service. This would allow Facebook users to easily send iTunes to friends, family, and others in different networks. Facebook is offering the digital gifts in $5 increments, starting from $5 and increasing up to a maximum of $50. Starting today … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Fires Manager of iOS 6 Maps Team

iOS 6 Maps 3D flyover

On Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that Apple Inc. (AAPL) has fired the manager of the iOS 6 Maps team, Richard Williamson. Williamson lead the team that created the new iOS 6 Maps, which many users complained was not very useful, and was not entirely accurate in providing directions. In many cases, the Maps would display a location in the wrong city … Read More

Apple Offering Some Employees Two Week Breaks For Side Projects

Apple Campus

Apple has changed a lot under new CEO Tim Cook, who took over after Steve Jobs stepped down and became chairman of the board. Following the passing of Jobs in late 2011, Tim Cook is trying to take the company in his own direction. This began with the removal of key employees at Apple such as the removal of Scott … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Launches 2012 Holiday Gift Guide, Features iPad Mini

Apple Holiday Gift Guide

Apple Inc. (AAPL) has officially begun its sales for the holiday season, introducing this year’s Holiday Gift guide. AAPL creates a Holiday Guide every year, and rounds up a list of products and accessories from both Apple and other companies that would make good gifts for the holidays. The company updated its online store with the new 2012 Holiday Gift … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Sells 3 Million iPads in Three Days

iPad mini

Apple Inc. (AAPL) began selling its new iPad mini and the 4th generation iPad just last week and has already sold a record three million iPads in three days. According to Apple, this number is double the previous first weekend record of 1.5 million Wi-Fi models sold for the third generation iPad this past March. Apple noted in the press … Read More