Apple have secured a considerable legal victory today with the news that Samsung have failed in their bid to ban the sale of iPhones and iPads in the Netherlands.
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One of the recurring themes in yesterday’s early 3rd-gen iPad reviews was the Kindle app’s lack of Retina graphics. Amazon has now released Kindle for iOS 3.0 to remedy that, adding Retina graphics, as well as a new library design.
While iOS 5.1 has already seen an untethered jailbreak for the iPhone 4 and original iPad, well-known iOS hacker i0n1c has now jailbroken iOS 5.1 on the iPad 2, which means an iPhone 4S jailbreak is likely possible as well.
You can’t accuse Sean Parker of not thinking big when it comes to Spotify, the company he backed with $15 million in 2010. At SXSW 2012, Parker said that Spotify will become more important to music labels than iTunes is today. He says that it will do so in two years.
There are entire websites dedicated to “things Apple is worth more than”. But the Zero Hedge blog brings another fantastic comparison to point, revealing that Apple is now worth more than the entire U.S. retail sector!
According to analyst Ben Schachter, Google pay Apple an astonishing $1 billion a year in order to be the number one search engine on the iOS and OS X platforms.
Apple’s new iPad pre-orders have already sold out at the Apple Online Store, and new orders are currently listed as shipping within 2-3 weeks, but according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, that’s only the beginning.
Apple’s new third-gen 1080p capable Apple TV won’t officially be released until the new iPad launch tomorrow, but some U.S. customers are already receiving their devices – including us! Thanks, FedEx!
After announcing earlier this morning through Twitter that they’d gotten their hands on the new iPad, the folks at iFixit have already begun their teardown of the new device, and should finish dissecting the device within the next couple of hours.
Opening Day of the new baseball season is just a few weeks away, but for many major league players, coaches, and scouts, Friday’s release of the new iPad is the reason they’re excited.
Apple’s stock briefly touched $600 per share this morning, marking a new all-time high, and could close above $600 today for the first time ever!
Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster raised his price target on shares of Apple to $718 from a prior $670, to account for upwardly revised growth rates for the smartphone and tablet markets.
While the new Apple TV wasn’t reviewed by as many publications as the new iPad, the Apple TV is still a very important part of Apple’s ecosystem. Several journalists have already gotten their hands on the new Apple TV. Here’s what they had to say.
The new iPad is clear for launch! Apple Retail Stores are preparing to open their doors for the big launch in a matter of hours. Will you be standing in line to buy a new iPad? Let us know by voting in our poll!
A few big name journalists have already had a chance to get to know the new iPad, raving about its many fantastic qualities. We’ve collected key bits from many of the reviews that have been publiahed. Here’s what they had to say.
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