Apple’s iOS to Add Support for Baidu Search?

Baidu iPhone China

Google and Apple have been in competition in the mobile space for quite some time and the tension between the companies seems to just keep increasing. Apple and Google compete fiercely over the smartphone and tablet market share. Apple still relies on Google’s Maps technology to provide iPhone users with directions and map data, as well as search feature in the … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPad Dominates Even the Big Boys of PC Sales

iPad Vs PC Sales

As we all know, Apple Inc. (AAPL) has released its newest version of the much ballyhooed iPad, dubbed “The new iPad”. Why doesn’t AAPL give it some crazy sleek name to promote it? They don’t have to. The iPad is currently outselling HP in total PC Sales in units. Impressive? Yes, especially when you add to that list Dell, Lenovo … Read More

iOS 5.1 Testing Complete, to be Released During iPad 3 Launch Event?

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According to a report from Chronic Wire, Apple’s developer seed of iOS 5.1 has passed quality assurance tests conducted by the company. The company issued a number of seeds to developer for iOS 5.1 to ensure that the final public release would be as stable as possible, especially after a number of users complained of battery life issues on iPhone … Read More

Reflection Review – Mirror iOS Device to Your Mac Easily

Reflection App for Mac

Reflection Review for Mac If you have an Apple TV and an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad running iOS 5 then you’ve been able to mirror your device on to your HD TV via Apple TV for some time now. Now, you can also mirror your iOS device to your Mac thanks to Reflection, a $15 app that can be purchased … Read More

App Store Hits 25 Billion iPhone / iPad App Downloads

App Store 25 Billion

Apple’s App Store was released to the public in 2008, and started off with only a handful of apps. The App Store has since grown to become one of the largest online services in the world, suppling millions of iOS users with fun and intuitive applications. On Friday, Apple’s App Store finally hit the 25 billion downloads mark, making it … Read More

OS X Mountain Lion Preview, 100 new features, Inspired by iPad

OS X Mountain Lion

On Thursday, Apple announced the newest version of the Mac operating system, OS X 10.8. The newest version is being called ‘OS X Mountain Lion’, up from the current OS X Lion running on Mac computers. Apple has made a preview version of OS X 10.8 available to registered developers and will release the final version, with over 100 new … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Hires Former Xbox Live Marketing Executive to Push iPhone / iPad Gaming

AAPL Push iPhone iPad Games

Following the release of Apple’s iPhone in 2007, Apple Inc. (AAPL) experienced heavy adoption of its first smartphone, leading to the release of the second generation phone. After initial support for web apps AAPL also announced the App Store, which revolutionized the landscape of gaming on mobile devices. Many third-party app developers created apps tailored to the iPhone and iPod … Read More

iTunes U for iPhone and iPad Available on App Store

iTunes U iPhone iPad

At a special education event on Thursday, Apple introduced a revamped version of their iTunes U services. iTunes U is a collection of podcasts in both audio and video formats, from a number of universities in the United States. Topics covered range from chemistry to basketball and offers a range of choices for different lessons and tutorials. Apple has now removed … Read More

AT&T Introduces New 3GB and 5GB Smartphone Data Plans

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With AT&T selling an increasing number of iPhone 4S and other smartphones on their network, the current anemic 2GB of data is too little for many of its customers. On Wednesday, AT&T announced that they will now up their smartphone data plans to 3GB and 5GB respectively. This is the first time that AT&T is making changes to its data … Read More

Apple Planning ‘Transparent’ Retail Stores in France and Switzerland

Nearly Transparent Apple Store Planned For France

Over the last year, Apple has expanded their number of retail stores, including a new Apple Retail Store in the heart of Manhattan, in Grand Central Station. On Monday, ifoAppleStore reported that Apple is planning to open a new ‘Transparent’ retail store in France and Switzerland. The new Apple Store, reported to be built in the Aix en Provence is … Read More

Apple suspends sales of iPhone 4S in China over concerns of Safety

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Apple has been experiencing high sales volume for the iPhone 4S, since its release late last year, in October. Apple, after releasing in the United States, began the roll out of the popular device in international markets, including China, however, after scalpers caused many problems in recent months, and a near riot in Apple’s Sanlitun retail store in Beijing, the … Read More

Apple Pushing Environmental Friendliness With New Halogen-Free Cables

Story behind Apple enviornmental footprint

Apple’s cables and wires for its iOS devices and Macs are all supplied by one company that manufactures them and ships them in large volumes. On Friday, in a report from The London Evening Standard, it was revealed that Apple is now requiring cable supplier Volex to spend an extra $6 million dollars in order to change its manufacturing process … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Confirms Acquisition of Flash Memory Firm Anobit

Late Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has confirmed their acquisition of Israeli Flash Memory firm Anobit Technologies Ltd. AAPL did not specify their intent for the purchase or what products the acquisition would affect in their lineup of Mac and iOS devices, however, Apple did release the following statement: Steve Dowling, a spokesman for Cupertino, California-based Apple, said … Read More

Apple’s iPhone Turns 5 Years Old, Leading Smartphone Market Since 2007

iPhone Turns 5

On Monday, Apple’s iPhone officially turned 5 years old, marking a historic moment, when Steve Jobs took introduced Apple’s revolutionary mobile phone. On January, 9, 2007, Late Apple CEO Steve Jobs came on stage with a huge presence, ready to introduce the product that would change the smartphone market forever. About 20 minutes into the presentation, Mr. Jobs introduced the … Read More