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AAPL Shares Slid Over 6% Today – Should Investors Be Worried?

Posted on 05/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple’s stock has been getting slammed hard lately, down over 20% from its high point in September. Today, the stock took yet another beating, sliding well over 6 percent in a single trading day. What’s going on with Apple’s stock, and should investors be concerned?


Hoping to (Ever) Repair or Upgrade Your New 21.5-Inch iMac? Good Luck!

Posted on 05/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple’s 21.5-inch iMac has already been torn down by both iFixit and Japanese-language site Kodawarisan. Unfortunately (but not surprisingly), as Ars Technica notes, the teardown reveals Apple’s continued efforts to prevent users from upgrading or repairing the device on their own.


Casio Announces G-Shock Watch, Works With iPhone Via Bluetooth

Posted on 05/12/2012 by Matt Williams


Casio has announced an addition to its popular G-Shock line of watches. The GB6900AA watch pairs with the iPhone via Bluetooth, and displays information that includes synced time, calls and email alerts, that can be dismissed by double-tapping the screen.


Apple’s iTunes Business is Larger Than Most Major Media Companies

Posted on 05/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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The iTunes Store has revolutionized the music industry since it was unveiled in 2003 – and has since ballooned into something much larger than anyone would have imagined. In fact, Apple’s iTunes business alone is larger than most major media companies!


Apple Officially Granted Trademark for the Term ‘Retina’

Posted on 05/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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When it comes to patents, apparently no word, term, or phrase is safe – not even parts of the human eye. Patently Apple reports that Apple has been awarded a pair of new patents for both the Retina term (when used to describe a display), and their Game Center icon.


7 Men Sentenced After Chinese Teen Sold His Kidney For an iPad

Posted on 05/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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In mid-2011, we reported on the story of a Chinese high school student who apparently sold his kidney in order to purchase some Apple products. According to Bangkok Post, 7 men have now been sentenced for the crime by a Chinese court


Apple Removes Two-Per-Customer Limit on Unlocked iPhone 5 Purchases

Posted on 05/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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In an apparent move to foster increased spending at their online store, Apple today removed a long-standing restriction limiting users to purchase a maximum of two unlocked iPhone 5s. As of today, users can now purchase as many unlocked iPhone 5s as their hearts desire.


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