Apple could add the title of “World’s Largest Mobile Processor Company” to its already impressive list of accomplishments by years end, according to a study due to be released by In-Stat later this week.
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Apple is using it’s leverage to try to force its mobile phone making rivals to use its chosen standard for the next-generation of mobile SIM cards. Apple has long pushed for smaller SIM cards, to make room in its devices for more sophisticated electronics.
Sharp has finally received verification to begin supplying Retina displays for Apple’s new iPad in February, but LG Display hasn’t as yet made the cut.
Both the AT&T and Verizon versions of the new iPad claim fast 4G data speeds. How does that translate to real-world usage? Dong Ngo of CNET did some tests around the San Francisco area to see what you can expect from the new 4G capable iPads.
With the launch of the new iPad, sales of Apple’s tablet are ramping at an accelerated rate of 156% year over year. This puts them in a posiiton to become “measurably larger” than the PC market as a whole.
Forbes writer William Baldwin says Apple’s stock buyout is Steve Jobs smart, and the annual dividend, set to start this summer, is just stupid.
“Everyone please continue to use their electronic devices.” This is something you could be hearing from flight attendants in the future. The F.A.A. has recently been certifying the use of iPads in the cockpit, and the ban on the use of electronic devices during takeoffs and landings is once again coming under fire.
IN January 2011, Mike Daisey began performing his off-Broadway monologue, “The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs”. The show claimed to expose the working conditions in the Chinese factories that produce over half of the world’s electronic devices. We know know that Daisey’s monologue was a “theatrical piece” not a factual report.
It’s another weekend already? Sheesh! Time flies when you’re trying to find a new iPad in a 32 GB Wi-Fi Only config!
While I’m looking for one, sit down and have a chat with Siri!
I’ve mentioned in previous reviews that I am a fan of puzzle games. While that’s a genre of game that is not in short supply on the iPad, it’s hard to find one with puzzles that are challenging enough, but doesn’t become Excedrine headache #379.
Earlier this month, Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced plans to double the size of Apple’s workforce in Austin, Texas. It would be an investment of $304 million, adding up to 3,600 jobs. Apple will receive $21 million in incentives over 10 years through the Texas Enterprise Fund as part of the deal.
Apple has been known to reject apps from their iOS App Store because they’re too similar to features already built into iOS. Siri seems to be one feature they are particularly defensive of.
If you have an iPhone 4S, you have the best way to search the web with your voice. Ask Siri, she finds what you want. (Most of the time.) If you’re using an iPhone 4 or earlier, Siri isn’t an option.
There are some things that are cool just because they’re cool. One of these is the ritual of The Woz, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, standing in line outside an Apple Store on release day. He’s done it again for the new iPad release.
You can’t accuse Sean Parker of not thinking big when it comes to Spotify, the company he backed with $15 million in 2010. At SXSW 2012, Parker said that Spotify will become more important to music labels than iTunes is today. He says that it will do so in two years.
Opening Day of the new baseball season is just a few weeks away, but for many major league players, coaches, and scouts, Friday’s release of the new iPad is the reason they’re excited.