Android based tablets, including Amazon’s Kindle Fire, saw a “steep drop” in shipments during Q1 2012, as Apple’s popular iPad accounted for a whopping 68 percent of the number of tablets shipped worldwide during the same period.
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Robert Herskowitz says he was double-charged for a song he downloaded from the iTunes Music Store. Now he wants his money back. Plus he’d like $4,999,997.42 as a little something for his troubles. He claims Apple “double-bills” with “troubling regularity” and is suing the Cupertino company for $5 million.
Apple is battling a request for a deposition given by late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. The deposition relates to the relationship Apple has with Universal Music Group (UMG). Apple says the deposition reveals trade secrets and could cause damage to the company.
Apple has begun rejecting apps that use the Dropbox SDK to provide integration with the cloud storage service. Apple’s reason for the rejections; Someone could find a way to get to Dropbox’s website and pay for additional storage without Apple getting their normal 30% cut of the action.
Mark Zuckerberg says that his girlfriend and Steve Jobs were the inspiration behind the new Facebook feature that lets users share that they’re an organ donor via their Timeline. The hope is that the new feature will encourage as many people as possible to donate.
As the courtroom battles between Apple and Samsung drag on… and on, Apple has made a request of the court to exclude some statements made by Steve Jobs from court documents, and while they’re at it, could they please obscure the Samsung logo on those monitors sitting in the courtroom?
A security firm says that the “Flashback” malware that plagued hundreds of thousands of Macs worldwide may have made as much as $10,000 a day for its authors.
It was announced Monday that Microsoft will take a $300 million stake in Barnes & Noble’s digital e-book business, possibly paving the way for a new spin-off company.
Reuters reports that Apple began talks earlier this year to stream films owned by EPIX, a cable premium television and internet streaming service backed by three major studios. Apple wants to stream the content on multiple devices, including a television, according to sources.
Chris Whitmore of Deutsche Bank says Apple has “enormous” potential to grow its sales in China. He estimates Apple will sell 25 million iPhones there this year, and sales should grow to at least 35 million in 2013.
Ah, another week, another visit with Siri. This week she shares her thoughts with us on witches, the sheriff, and Judgement Day. Without further ado… H-e-e-e-e-e-r-s Siri! Hiyo!
I want to protect my shiny new iPad as well as I possibly can. I’ve tried numerous cases. They all did what they were supposed to do, protect the treasure, but they all had drawbacks. Will I ever find the perfect case? The adventure continues.
My preference runs toward leather iPhone cases, but those I’ve tried start looking rough after just a few weeks, and have a tendency to fly open when I drop the phone. Recently I got to try the Proporta iPhone 4S Leather Case. Will it be an improvement?
Advertising tracking firm Ace Metrix says viewer reactions to the new “celebrity” ads for Apple’s iPhone 4S are registering well with consumers. Generating scores higher than any other iPhone 4S ad released so far this year, the new ads feature Samuel L. Jackson and Zooey Deschanel.
Apple’s Mac App Store for OS X has reportedly crossed the 10,000 application milestone this week. It launched in early 2011 with just over 1,000 applications available for download.
It appears Apple is doing something new for the kiddies in their Apple Retail Stores. It’s replacing the iMacs that have long been a staple for the “kid’s table” in the stores with iPads.