Apple has released weekend sales stats that show over 3 million new iPads were sold during last weekends release of the new iPad Mini and the 4th gen iPad. This number is a combination of both WIFI only models, and as CEO Tim Cook notes, is almost double the number sold at the release of [...]
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Huge news has come out over the last 24 hours about a MAJOR shakeup in the executive branch at Apple. With announcements being made that Sir Jony Ive taking the leadership post over Human Interface, as well as his continued role in Industrial Design, that leaves one man out: Head of iOS Scott Forstall. [...]
On the same day that Microsoft revealed pricing for it’s upcoming “Surface” tablet ($499 for the 32gb model… tempting!) Apple finally sent out press invites to an event that promises to reveal a “little” something… expected to be the “iPad Mini”, almost one of Apple’s worst kept secrets (if you don’t count the iPhone [...]
iPhone 5. Love it or hate it, it’s on track to become the fastest selling tech gadget of all time, having pushed Apple’s stock prices above $700. Today, the tech giant’s online store listed all models of the phone as being unavailable for shipping for 3-4 weeks, a sign that Apple is having trouble meeting [...]
Hacker group AntiSec claims this morning to have over 1 million Apple UDID’s that were hacked from an FBI computer. What’s more frightening is that the group reports that over 12 million UDID’s were currently on file with the FBI. Now, this could be related to last year’s raid, or is it something more? The [...]
In a short 21 hour deliberation after a grueling three week trial, the jury has ruled in favor of Apple in the Apple vs. Samsung patent trial. Specifically, all 21 of Samsung’s products infringed on Apple’s bounceback patent, while all but 3 products infringed on the Cupertino, CA tech giant’s “pinch and zoom” patent. Perhaps [...]
The first incremental update to Apple’s new Mountain Lion operating system is available today, addressing several issues users have reported such as decreased battery life. Surprisingly, the update is clocking in at a full 4.34GB… about the size as the initial download! Hopefully that means several fixes for the big cat.
According to fan site 9to5mac, yes, and that’s not all we are getting. In a post published just last week, the site reported on some rumors that appeared on site iLounge, which has a pretty good track record of getting rumors right. Here’s what they’ve reported so far: 1. There will be a special Apple [...]
Users cranking up their Apple TV’s yesterday should’ve seen something new on the menu: Hulu Plus. The streaming service has FINALLY made it’s way to Steve Jobs’ favorite little hobby, and users can now sign up for a free week long trial to see if the service is right for them. Is your Apple TV [...]
Parts rumored to belong to the next iPhone have been leaking out for a few months now, sporting changes such as a taller 4″ LCD display, a metal/glass hybrid back plate, a headphone jack relocated to the bottom of the phone, and a new smaller dock connector port. An obscure website called iLab Factory has [...]
Apple Inc. released a press statement today concerning their upcoming fiscal Q3 2012 Earnings Call and it included this little nugget… “We’re thrilled with record sales of 17 million iPads in the June quarter,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “We’ve also just updated the entire MacBook line, will release Mountain Lion tomorrow and will be [...]
The legal wrangling between Samsung and Apple has revealed a pretty cool artifact: an original design model iPad prototype. Also very interesting is that it hails from around 2002-2004. The first retail iPad didn’t release until 2010, so Apple had been working on it for quite a while. As told in Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs [...]
9to5 Mac is reporting that Apple retail stores both in the US and abroad are planning an overnight workday on Tuesday, July 24th. These overnights usually proceed major product launches, and allow the staff to put up signage and do last minute training on the new products. “We’ve heard a few whispers (three and counting) [...]
It was rumored to be coming with iOS 6, but Apple has surprised us today by releasing a new app dedicated to The JustUs Geeks podcast… Er, ALL podcasts! Podcasts app is the easiest way to discover, subscribe to and play your favorite podcasts on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Explore hundreds of thousands [...]
Now that #WWDC 2012 is under way and the Keynote has been given, head over to our Forums to talk about your expectations, and look for Episode 12 (kind of) coming Thursday: #WWDC Edition!
The keynote address is set for Noon (central time) this upcoming Monday, where we can expect to get our first solid info on iOS 6 and possibly get release dates on the new OSX version Mountain Lion and the rumored MacBook hardware refresh.
In images fresh off the front page of our friends mashable, it seems like the rumors are proving true that we will be hearing about iOS 6 and all it has to offer next week at Apple’s WWDC conference. Check out the photo below and then tell us in the comments section what you want [...]
Sources seem to suggest so. And, if they are true, this is what we could all be carrying in our back pockets come this fall. Thanks to our friends over at 9to5mac, who posted these shots a couple of days ago, we can see the possible future. If this is indeed the next iPhone, then [...]
Here is a great video from the Webby Awards this past weekend where Justin Long and John Hodgeman (the duo from the “I’m a Mac” series of commercials) and Richard Dreyfuaa (who narrarated the Apple “Think Different” commercial after Jobs returned to Apple) intro’d a video with such varied guests as Presidents Obama and Clinton, [...]
Not only is the Mobile Phone market quickly becoming a dual party system between Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android operating systems, it seems it’s also becoming a competition between just two vendors: Apple and Samsung. Horace Dediu, reporting for asymco, posted his findings on operating profits for the top eight mobile phone makers for the [...]