Apple’s suppliers may be outputting dangerous levels of toxic pollution, and even forcing villagers to send their children out of town for school for health reasons, according to a new report from the Financial Times.
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Following rumors that Apple’s upcoming iPhone 5 might arrive on Sprint’s cellular network at launch, a leaked internal Sprint document has surfaced suggesting that Sprint is about to raise their early termination fee (ETF) to $350 ahead of the iPhone 5 launch.
You might have heard about AT&T’s proposal to purchase T-Mobile USA back in March. There has been a lot of debate regarding whether or not this move should be allowed, and now Bloomberg reports that the US Government is filing an anti-trust complaint to block the merger.
You might remember our report from earlier this month showing a 3G-enabled MacBook Pro prototype with a raisable antenna being sold on eBay. According to CNET, an Apple Store Genius Bar refused to fix the prototype laptop, and now Apple says they want it back.
iPhone & iPad Apps for the Financial Times are no longer listed in the App Store. The FT and Apple had previously clashed over in-app subscriptions that would see Apple take a 30% cut of The FT’s sales from subscribers though their iPhone and iPad apps. The two giants were not able to find a middle ground and The FT’s apps are no longer listed in the App Store.
Steve Jobs’ reign as CEO of Apple brought us some of the most delightful Apple ads that the world has ever seen. Besides being a visionary and a leader, lets not forget that Jobs was also a marketing genius.
Recent Apple job listings indicate that Apple is looking to hire additional engineers to work on location services for iOS. The latest job listing is for an iOS QA location engineer to work in Cupertino and bring “exciting new features” to location services in iOS.
OnLive is a new company built up around the idea of cloud gaming. Their service, currently available for PC’s and the Mac, lets you play high-end PC and console games without worrying about the system specs – and it’s soon to come to an iPad near you!
According to The Telegraph, Sainsbury’s supermarkets in the UK will soon provide shopping carts with built-in iPad docks. The docks are intended to make it easier to customers to use their iPads while shopping.
A new product from Elgato, makers of the popular iTV device for watching live TV on a Mac or PC, has just announced the EyeTV Mobile – An HDTV tuner that allows you to watch live TV on your iPad.
iEmu, A new Kickstarter project from Chris Wade (one of the original iPhone jailbreakers), aims to develop a fully-functioning emulator that will run iOS applications on Android, Mac and Windows devices.
Steve Jobs was well known for his willingness to take the time to respond to emails from Apple customers, and now it appears that CEO Tim Cook is following that trend, making customer interaction a priority.
The custom of providing early upgrades ahead of big new phone releases has become fairly common for mobile carriers. Electronista is now reporting that Verizon is allowing early upgrades for many of their customers ahead of Apple’s release of the iPhone 5.
According to Rodman & Renshaw analyst Ashok Kumor, the iPad has experienced 20% sequential sales growth, due to an expanding sales area, back-to-school sales and faltering competition.
This cool new Kickstarter project may be one to keep your eye on – The LilyPad 2 is an Apple-certified iPad 2 case that can charge your iPad, includes a battery backup, adds HDMI-out, and includes a stylus, whistle locator, and keyboard stand!
If German iOS developer Patrick Wildt has his way, you’ll soon be able to run desktop Linux on certain iOS devices through a jailbreak hack. The Linux port is expected to be unveiled at the MyGreatFest jailbreaking convention on September 17th.