Amazon announced earlier today that e-books are now outselling paper versions of the same titles. The announcement, while focused on the Kindle, still nevertheless provides insight into the industry in general, including the iBookstore.
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CNET reports that Apple has reached an agreement with EMI over the launch of the much-fabled iCloud music service that may come furth at WWDC this June. They also point out that the last two agreements – with Sony and Universal – are well underway.
Today marks the 10th anniversary of Apple having launched their retail store program. These retail stores have changed the face of retail sales, and have been extremely successful. Part of the celebration? Apple Store 2.0 – revamping an already great thing.
As more and more information arises concerning Apple and their seemingly impending marriage to the Cloud, it’s of particular interest that they seem to have begun using yet another new data center, this time in Santa Clara, CA.
According to SeekingAlpha’s Andrew Zaky, the next iPhone might be due as early as June or July, maintaining current launch trends. He cites several reasons, including launch timing, and Apple’s legendary ability to produce hype.
It seems clear that Apple is interested in and targeting cloud technology – a new advancement (in the form of an Apple job listing) suggests that Apple will begin working on advanced media streaming technology in the near future.
Reeder 1.0 Draft 16 is out now. The beautiful Mac desktop RSS reader for Google Reader has added subscription management to this latest release as well as fixing a few bugs.
MacStories reports on rumors that OmniVision, manufacturers of electronics components, has produced a 5MP camera module capable of shooting 30FPS 1080P video that just might be destined for the upcoming iPhone models.
Check out the above video of Steve Jobs introducing the iMac for the very first time in 1998. A jacket wearing, turtle neckless Jobs owns the stage and lambasts the existing PCs on the market as being “uuuugggly” and instead introduces a personal computer that would go on to make desktop machines things of beauty.
DigiTimes is reporting a late June or early July refresh of the impossibly thin MacBook Air line. This report is in line with what we heard a month ago.
One of the most beautifully rendered games available for the iPad, Infinity Blade, will be getting its first major upgrade tomorrow. The update, called Infinity Blade: Arena will bring multiplayer support, a survival mode, and new in-game content.
You know all that business about NFC readers coming to stores for the big Apple Retail 10th Anniversary? Probably not true. Instead, Apple Stores are prepping for a reboot this weekend for Apple Store 2.0.
Peter Misek, an analyst with Jeffries, has published a 115 page report that reveals there is very little interest in tablets from rivals of Apple’s iPad. When people think tablet, they think iPad. And the figures back that up. However, it’s not quiet that simple. By 2014 Android Tablets will outsell the iPad by 38 million units.
Nvidia’s outspoken CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang, believes that Android tablets could catch up with and outsell the iPad in 3 years time. Huang was speaking at the Reuters Technology Summit in New York where he made the bold claim. Huang is basing this expectation on the fact that Android phones outsold the iPhone within 3 years of its release.
Have you ever wondered why you’re such a nut when it comes to Apple products? Ever questioned why you have to get the iPad 2 even though your iPad 1 is every bit as good a device? Well, according to a recent BBC documentary it’s how your brain is wired! And if you’re an Apple Fanboy, you are not too dissimilar to a religious lunatic!
Apple has reportedly dropped their planned shipment volume from 20 million units to 17.5 / 18 million units for the second quarter. That’s according to a recent report from DigiTimes that speculates the reduction in shipment volumes is part of Apple’s preparation for the next generation of iPhone, dubbed the 4S or the more conventional sounding iPhone 5.