Apple has money, and lots of it. However many of us wonder, where does it all go? Well, Master Business Administration has put together this awesome infographic, detailing exactly what Apple spends where, and how much it costs to make an iPhone or iPad.
The Ponemon Institute has released their 2012 Most Trusted Companies for Privacy list, and for the first time in three years, Apple is not in the top 20 on the list.
Apple today announced they’ll be launching a new model in their full-size iPad With Retina Display line. The 128GB iPad will be available starting February 5, in black or white, for a suggested retail price of $799 (US) for the iPad with Wi-Fi model and $929 (US) for the iPad with Wi-Fi + Cellular model.
Samsung is back to their old legal tricks, and has once again demanded access to Apple’s iOS 6 source code, this time in a Korean court. The Korea Times reports, noting Samsung’s argument that they need access to the source code to verify that Apple isn’t violating their patents.
Alongside the release of iOS 6.1 on Monday, Apple announced that there are now a massive 300 million iOS devices running iOS 6 or later. Considering that there are now about 500 millon iOS devices in use worldwide, that’s a pretty impressive adoption rate!
In addition to today’s release of iOS 6, Apple also released an update for the Apple TV. Along with enhancements in the 5.2 release, the update also suggests a new Apple TV may be coming soon.
Rumors of a budget model of the iPhone, most likely for introduction in the Chinese market, have been zooming through the intertubes for some time now, but iLounge says they’ve been talking with “reliable sources” and know pretty much what the new low-end Apple handset will look like.
Staples, America’s largest office retailer, had a page on their website showing an Apple TV with a list price of $49.99. (Since removed.) 9to5Mac reports that they were not able add the item to their cart, because the following page said “Out of stock.”
Strategy Analytics has released their numbers that measure global smartphone operating system shipments and marketshare for Q4 of 2012, and they say that iOS and Android together accounted for 92 percent of all shipments.
A report today says that recent production problems with the 2012 iMac may have been largely solved, suggesting that supply constraints may soon be easing.
New SKUs at a high-profile retailer are indicating that Apple is preparing to release a single, additional iPad model. The new SKUs would fit into the current 4th-generation iPad lineup.
Having problems fitting all your content into the measly 64GB top-of-the-line iPad? Well fear not, oh cramped one, there may be an iPad with more storage just over the horizon.
Rob Shoesmith is one of these Apple zealots – and he’s on a mission to prove that he deserves the top spot as a die-hard Apple fan. In 2013, Rob is planning to take an adventure across the UK, hitting all 33 Apple retail stores. The catch? He’s going to do it without spending a dime (or pence) of his own money.
Apple’s stock continued it’s decline today, dropping nearly 15% since Apple revealed their quarterly earnings for the holiday 2012 quarter. The stock closed today at $439.88, hitting a new 52-week low. The stock’s prior 52-week low was $443.14, set intraday on January 26, 2012.
Apple passed Exxon Mobil back in August 2011 to become the most valuable publicly traded company in the world. But, Apple’s recent slide in the stock market has allowed Exxon Mobil to climb back on top.
Apple wants to help you “Get Stuff Done” with it’s new sale on several popular productivity apps. The sale will take place over the next three weeks, and will feature one category from the following categories each week: Prioritize, Organize, Utilize.