The rocky relationship between Apple and Google will be reveled in an upcoming book by Steven Levy called In The Plex. The book will cover Job’s refusal to become Google CEO, their partnerships, and their fallout over Android.
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Apple didn’t always opt for the simple. Their first logo is testament to that. Isaac Newton sitting under an apple tree doesn’t exactly resonate well for a brandable logo.
The dust has yet to settle on Mozilla’s release of Firefox 4, which saw more than 6 million downloads in 24 hour, and Mozilla is already looking forward to the release of Firefox 5.
Apple has added a few interesting new delivery options for those that shop online at the UK Apple Store. You will still be able to get free delivery on items over £80 but you can now avail of a number of delivery add-ons that will result in a more convenient delivery time for you.
Apple could soon be replacing their aluminum casing with carbon fiber. A move to carbon fiber would result
in a significant weight reduction in devices such as the Macbook Air, Macbook Pro, and of course in Apple’s range of iDevices.
The iPad 2 was recently awarded with a 3C (China Compulsory Certification) licence which means that Apple’s popular tablet device has the go ahead to be officially sold on the Chinese market. The Chinese market is expected to account for approximately 10% of Apple’s total revenue within 5 years.
Simon & Schuster has just announced Walter Isaacson’s “iSteve: The Book of Jobs” will be published in early-2012, making it the first authorized biography of our beloved CEO.
After throwing away his iPhone, Rob Bazinet chose to go for the Google Android-based Motorolas Droid X. It turned out the be one of his mistakes in life.
A couple of days ago we reported that the update from Ultrasn0w to enable unlock for existing iPhone unlockers was just around the corner. We are there now.
Israel’s version of The Onion announced the arrival of Apple’s latest innovation, The iBoy, on April 1st. The iBoy comes in a variety of skin tones, cultural backgrounds, and has an in-depth knowledge of anything you can find on the Internet, and he can sing like a pro (providing you have a solid iTunes library). Checkout the video of the iBoy in action.
Brian Tong brings us through a roundup of all the Apple news that made the headlines in the last 7 days.
Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak, has said he would consider a return to play an active part with Apple, the company he left in 1987. It’s not known how serious he is about returning to Apple. When asked by Reuters would he consider a return, he answered “I’d consider it, yeah”
Some new MacBook Pros have had an issue under BootCamp where they occasionally shut down unexpectedly. Apple has released updated BootCamp drivers to remedy and repair this issue.
DigiTimes reports that RIM, manufacturer of the BlackBerry PlayBook, may have had to delay the launch of their tablet by an entire month because of Apple’s demand for touch panels for the iPad 2.
Reports coming from ModMyI that an employee of Toys R’ Us has been sneaking out information about a possible iPad 2 launch at the toy store.
In the early 80s, my family couldn’t afford a fancy-schmancy Atari 2600 game console, but luckily I had a good friend who owned one. We’d spend hours playing Centipede, Asteroids, Football and Missile Command. If only I had my own…