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No, Forbes, Apple is NOT Planning to “Replace” Tim Cook

Posted on 22/04/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Forbes has written a lot of ill-fated anti Apple posts over the years – but in my three years as managing editor of MacTrast, Forbes’ latest anti-Apple tirade is perhaps the most absurd I have ever seen, not just from Forbes itself, but from any site. This time around, Forbes claims that Apple is searching for a replacement for Tim Cook as Apple’s CEO.

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RadioShack Now Selling Mac Accessories, Apple TV

Posted on 22/04/2013 by Chris Hauk

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RadioShack has expanded its existing Apple product lineup, previously consisting of iOS devices and accessories, by adding Mac related peripherals and accessories, and the Apple TV.

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iTunes Store Adds ‘Buy Now, Download Later’ Option for Large Downloads

Posted on 22/04/2013 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has added a “download later” prompt to large media purchases made in iTunes or in the mobile iTunes Store. The new prompt gives users the option to download the content later when purchasing movies, TV shows, TV Season Passes, full TV seasons, movie bundles, and music box sets.

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AMD Poaches Key Graphics Chip Designer from Apple

Posted on 22/04/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following AMD’s hire of Jim Keller last year, who had been Apple’s chief chip design lead working on the A4, A5, and A6 chips for iOS devices for 4 years, the company has now poached Raja Koduri as well. Koduri has been Apple’s director of graphics chip architecture for the past four years, after Apple hired him from AMD.

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New Reports of iPhone 5S Delays Due to Fingerprint Sensor Issues

Posted on 22/04/2013 by Chris Hauk

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It was reported earlier this month that KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that various production issues will cause a delay in the debuts of Apple’s iPhone 5S, lower-cost iPhone, and second-generation iPad mini. A report from Reuters today backs up that claim.

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Exxon Mobil Dethrones Apple as World’s Most Valuable Company

Posted on 18/04/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple and Exxon Mobil have been playing leap frog for a while over which company’s stock had the highest market cap, and accordingly, the title of most valuable company. With Apple’s significant slide today in the stock market, Exxon Mobil has once again dethroned Apple for the title. Apple set a new 16-week low today for their share price.

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AAPL Stock Closes at New 16-Month Low of $392.05

Posted on 18/04/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple’s stock continued it’s decline today, dropping another 2.67% to close at $392.05. The stock briefly dipped below $400 yesterday on claims that Apple’s device claims may be significantly lower than expected, and today’s fall has cemented the stock below $400 for the very first time since it closed at $381.02 on December 16, 2011.

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