Following the departure of former Apple Retail chief Ron Johnson, it appears that Apple has selected a new retail chief, Steve Cano, a former Apple Store manager, and one of the first employees ever hired for Apple’s retail program.
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Computerworld has just posted a never-before-seen 1995 interview with Steve Jobs. The interview is 75 minutes long, and was conducted as part of an oral history program for the Computerworld Information Technology Awards Foundation.
Square has just updated their Card Case “digital wallet” app for iOS with some impressive new features, such as support for geofencing in iOS 5, as well as hands-free contactless payment.
Walter Isaacson’s authorized biography of Steve Jobs has easily worked its way to the top of best-seller lists in the US and the UK during its first week of sales, reports The Bookseller, having sold 379,000 copies in its first 6 days.
Following yesterday’s rumors, Google has officially released their official Gmail app for iOS. The app is universal for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and includes notifications, message threads, push support, Priority Inbox and more.
Czech Republic mobile carrier Telefonica will not be selling Apple’s popular iPhone 4S smartphone, citing Apple’s business terms as the reason behind their decision. The carrier will also end sales of all prior models of the iPhone.
Angry Birds developer Rovio has announced that the 500 millionth copy of their popular iOS and Android game has been downloaded. It is the first app ever to pass the half million mark, and is a true milestone for the…
PBS and BBC Channel 4 will be airing a new documentary on Steve Jobs tonight, featuring interviews with notable people from his life and career, and examining his life by defining the influences that enabled him to have such a remarkable influence on the world.
South Korea have removed their ban on games in the App Store.This announcement comes only days before the release of the iPhone 4S in Asia:
A revealing study has shown that Android sales in the UK are over double the sales of the iPhone. It seems like more and more are being tempted by the cheaper Android alternative
In this Mac tip I take a look at how to hide previous purchases in the Mac App Store.
Flipboard, Inc., the publisher of the popular newsreader of the same name, released an updated for the app today. The update features more responsive flips and swipes, and includes minor bug fixes and optimizations.
Parallels has updated their Parallels Desktop 7 virtualization software for the Mac, adding in support for OS X Lion installations, as well as for preliminary builds of Windows 8. The update also includes numerous fixes and improvements.
Chinese clone manufacturer Shenzhen Technology has developed a clone of the MacBook Air that may draw lawsuits from Apple.
I’ve tried a lot of different translation apps on the App Store. They all have their positive and negative attributes. Communilator (Free, App Store Link) developed by Rant Network, pretty much has everything great about translation apps wrapped up into one. What Communilator does that other translation apps don’t, is translate foreign text by taking a photo or choosing from your camera roll.
A new article from the Wall Street Journal overlook’s Tim Cook’s first two months as CEO of Apple, and points out a number of differences between his management style and that of Steve Jobs.