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Apple to Officially Drop Support for Original iPhone on June 11, 2013

Posted on 30/04/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple’s original iPhone – the device that reshaped the smartphone market forever – is about to officially be declared obsolete at Apple Retail Stores. Starting June 11, 2013, Apple will officially drop support for the device at Apple Stores, meaning that Apple Stores will no longer repair or replace devices, even at customer cost, when that day finally arrives.

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Kodak Imaging Patents Now Being Transferred to Apple

Posted on 30/04/2013 by Chris Hauk

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office filings released on Tuesday show that the transfer of a number of Kodak patents to Apple has begun, as the iPhone manufacturer takes ownership of several patents related to digital photography.

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Apple Stores: The Phenomenon in Figures (Infographic)

Posted on 30/04/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple’s retail program is truly something to marvel at, in terms of its mind-blowing pace of growth, and its unprecedented success in the retail market. It has sparked clones from rivals such as Microsoft and Samsung, has inspired retailers such as Lowes to use iPhones on their sales floors, and has changed the retail industry forever.

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Belkin Finally Releases Thunderbolt Express Dock – Available Now for $299

Posted on 30/04/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Well over a year after first announcing the product at CES in 2012, Belkin has finally released their Thunderbolt Express dock, available now for $299. The dock includes Gigabit Ethernet, a FireWire 800 port, an extra Thunderbolt port, audio in and out jacks, and more, totaling 8 usable ports.

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Apple v. Samsung Damages Retrial Set to Begin November 12th

Posted on 30/04/2013 by Chris Hauk

The judge presiding over Apple v. Samsung, Judge Lucy Koh, entered a case management order on Monday calling for a new trial in order to recalculate the $450.5 million in damages that she found may have been incorrectly awarded by a jury last August.

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Review: Logitech T651 Rechargeable Trackpad for Mac

Posted on 30/04/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple’s Magic Trackpad, with its large 5-inch square surface, existed without direct competition for quite a while. It simply had no equal. Logitech aims to change all that with their Rechargeable Trackpad for Mac. Does the Logitech T651 have what it takes to challenge the Magic Trackpad? Read on to find out!

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iOS 7 to Feature Major Redesign: “Very, Very Flat,” and Focused on Simplicity

Posted on 29/04/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Following a report sharing supposed details of OS X 10.9, 9to5Mac has also posted some major new details about iOS 7. According to the report, iOS 7 will feature a major interface redesign, and will take on a new “flatter” user interface, as well as an even simpler design compared to previous versions of iOS.

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Apple Announces Tech Talk “Road Show” for Developers This Fall

Posted on 29/04/2013 by Chris Hauk

Apple has announced via its developer website that it will be holding a “road show” this fall with individual Tech Talk sessions for developers in various cities. The news follows Worldwide Developers Conference tickets selling out in less than two minutes.

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Apple Sends Out Mailers to Neighbors of Upcoming Campus 2

Posted on 29/04/2013 by Chris Hauk

Immediately following the filing of Apple’s latest Campus 2 building plans, they have once again sent a mailer out to neighbors in the Cupertino area surrounding the construction site, updating them with the latest news, and requesting input about the mammoth undertaking.

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