The Asia-Pacific region lead the growth in Mac sales last quarter, as shipments increase 40 percent over last year. Growth in the region offset the negative year-over-year growth experienced in the U.S. and Europe.
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9to5Mac claims to have gotten their hands on an internal beta version of iOS 6, which seems to reveal details about the hardware in Apple’s upcoming iPhone.
According to the Hong Kong based labor activist group Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM), the working conditions at Apple supplier Foxconn are still poor, and violations of worker rights “remain the norm”.
There has been a mixed reception to the Nokia Lumia since its launch, but that battle against the iPhone is already a losing one. New findings have revealed that while Nokia sell their top of the line Lumia for $200 less than the iPhone, it actually has a higher production cost.
Well connected insider Jim Dalrymple of The Loop has given Mac users hope that Apple will release a new Mac Pro by making a comment that there is no chance Apple will terminate the line. He made his remarks on Wednesday during his “Amplified” podcast.
As part of spirited proposal advocating a “mobile bill of rights”, the EFF has unleashed an all-out attack against Apple, demanding that Apple “open its platforms for those who wish to tinker, tweak and innovate with their internals.”
Prepaid carrier Cricket is joining the big three in the US (Verizon, AT&T and Sprint), after having agreed a deal with Apple to add the iPhone 4 and 4S to their inventory.
Following a report earlier this month that Microsoft Office for iOS would launch in November, The Daily now reports a specific launch date, claiming that Microsoft will launch their mobile Office apps on November 10.
Steve Jobs built a tradition of participating in the annual AllThingsD conference. There were a lot of great moments in those interviews, and now AllThingsD has released the entire collection of six appearances for free on iTunes in both audio and high-res video formats.
With the ability to extract information from physical business cards, WorldCard is a decent solution for that giant Rolodex taking up space on your desk.
After installing Self Aware, your iPhone becomes “infected” with an artificially intelligent virus. A jumbled concoction of assorted mini-games, Self Aware keeps the user at-bay while repeatedly pressing the human for information and challenges.
Today Flexibits released Fantastical 1.3, making the app even better by adding support for iOS and iCal reminders. As useful as Fantastical was before, support for reminders is just the icing on an already delightful cake.
According to reports filed with an Italian regulatory agency (AGCOM), Apple is apparently planning to purchase an Italian audio editing software developer, presumable in order to improve Logic Pro and GarageBand,
Logitech has just launched an awesome looking solar keyboard that will work with both Mac and iOS devices, so you can have one keyboard for all of your needs. What makes this so special, you ask? Because Logitech has incorporated a Bluetooth switching capability.
Chinese manufacturer Rahway has replicated the iMac to the nearest detail (a part from the plastic case which they claim is aluminum). The logo is even there. The bezel is exactly the same as well as the stand.
Why would you need an iPhone app for a small business? Improved customer reach, a new income source, and a great way to promote your business!