China Business and China Times are reporting that last month alone, Apple returned at least five million, and as many as eight million iPhones to assembly partner Foxconn for defects in operation or appearance.
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Tech blogger Tactus published a photo last week of what was claimed to be the polycarbonate rear shell of Apple’s much rumored low-cost iPhone. Today it has posted a new photo of what it says is the inside of the rear shell for the fifth-generation iPad.
Earth Day is observed on April 22 each year and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network, and is celebrated in more than 192 countries every year. These apps will help you live a more environmentally responsible way of life, and you just may learn something too.
This week we learn how Steve was just a regular guy, with a second example. Like when he decided to help out with fixing a guy’s car in front of his house.
OS X Spotlight is a great feature that will help you find anything on your hard disk. By creating an index of everything on your computer, it can help you find apps, files, documents, contacts, and more. Occasionally though, you’ll find that it’s NOT finding what you’re looking for. If you find your results aren’t quite what you’re expecting, maybe it’s time to rebuild the Spotlight index.
Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, and/or iPod Touch. To keep the masses happy, I figured this week, we can continue with the textured theme, but go green for Earth Day!
Susan Kare, who created many of the elements of the user interface of the original Apple Macintosh in the mid-1980s has reflected on her work with Apple in an interview with Path to mark her creation of an “sticker” pack for the popular “Path” social networking app.
Time Warner Cable has added a live “out-of-home” programming feature to its iOS TWC TV app, removing limitations that required a user to view such content from a Wi-Fi network associated with a Time Warner cable subscription.
Evernote has released a significant update for both the Mac and iOS versions of Skitch – a popular image annotation app which they purchased late last year. The update adds a number of new features, including support for PDF annotation, and a new Stamps feature, allowing users to add one-word reactions to images and notes, such as “Yes!,” “No!,” and “Tell me more”.
It’s time for Opera’s State of Mobile Advertising report for Q1 2013, and it looks like the iPhone is back on top when it comes to generating traffic to mobile ads, regaining its throne from Android. iOS also is king of the hill when it comes to monetization among the mobile platforms.
Pearson’s Penguin unit has made an offer to the European Union to end the deals it made with Apple over ebook prices, bringing the nearly year and half long ebook antitrust investigation involving Apple and a handful of large publishers nearly to an end.
Slowing year-over-year growth of sales for Apple’s iPhone appear to be part of the cooling off of sales for the entire smartphone industry.
We’ve gotten our hands on 5 copies of Words for Mac to give away – the ultimate “read later” client for OS X, complete with a beautiful minimal interface, and support for Instapaper, Pocket, and Readability! Words would normally set you back $5.99, but we’re giving away 5 copies today for free!
A Chinese website appears to be distributing pirated versions of iOS apps for free, and it seems they’re using a system powered by Apple’s own enterprise licensing technology!
Another day, another rumor… And, a couple more photos said to be from the upcoming new iPhone. Alleged images of a camera component, and an as yet unidentified part from a supposed “iPhone 5S” have hit the internet.
A new survey shows there would be good demand for an Apple ‘iWatch” if such a beast ever came to exist. 19% of surveyed consumers say they are “likely” to buy such a timepiece.