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

Apple to Introduce 8GB iPad 2 During iPad 3 Keynote Event?

8GB iPad 2

iPad 3 rumors have reached an all time high as the release date for Apple’s third gen tablet nears. iPad 3 keynote event will kick off on March 7th at 10 AM in San Francisco and details about the launch event continue to leak. According to a new report published by DigiTimes, during iPad 3 launch event Apple is expected … 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

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Reports Q1 2012 Earnings: $46.33 Billion in Revenue

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), over the past two years has been not only increased its revenue but also its quarterly profits and on Tuesday, the company reported their best quarter ever for the 1st quarter of 2012. AAPL posted a revenue of $46.33 billion and net quarterly profit of $13.06 billion, which equals to $13.87 per diluted share. This is much … 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

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 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

4G LTE Compatibility a Requirement for All Future Smartphones on Verizon

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CNET on Wednesday reported that Verizon is looking to make 4G LTE compatibility a requirement on all smartphones released in the future. Verizon’s 4G LTE provides faster data speeds and would be a major step up from 2G and 3G speeds currently operating on many smartphones. This report has led to speculations about Apple releasing a 4G LTE compatible iPhone 5 … 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

Steve Jobs to Receive Grammy Award for Revolutionizing Music Industry

Steve Jobs WWDC Keynote One More Thing 2011

Steve Jobs introduced the iPod in 2001, in front a small audience, followed by a major announcement of iTunes, which lead to one of the greatest music revolutions in history. iTunes, paired with millions of iPods, iPhones, and iPads, transformed the distribution, consumption, and creation of music around the world, and made material music such as CD’s almost obsolete. After … Read More

AT&T Ends Bid To Acquire T-Mobile

ATT T-Mobile Merger

Since early 2011, AT&T (NYSE:T) has been bidding to try and acquire T-Mobile USA, in order to merge two of the larger carriers in the United States into one large conglomerate. On Monday, AT&T announced that they are now ending their bid to acquire T-Mobile, after an almost 8 month back and forth between AT&T and federal regulators. The government got … Read More

Apple Discontinues $0.99 TV Show Rentals

Apple, after a long winding path and countless attempts has officially shut down and removed $0.99 TV show rentals from iTunes and Apple TV. In a direct statement to All Things D, Apple spokesman Tom Neumayr confirmed the removal of $0.99 TV Show Rentals, saying: iTunes customers have shown they overwhelmingly prefer buying TV shows. iTunes in the Cloud lets … Read More

Apple’s iOS 5 beta 6 Now Available for Download Over-the-Air

iOS 5 Beta 6

Today, Apple released iOS 5 beta 6, only two weeks after the company released iOS 5 beta 5. Apple usually releases 8 betas before they release the GM seed to developers that is followed by the public release which is pegged for a release later this fall. Apple is now releasing betas more and more often, hinting that the final … Read More