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Ferrari Puts iPad minis In New Car, Further Apple Expansion Possible

Posted on 05/03/2013 by Henry Taylor-Gill

Ferrari chairman Luca Di Montezemolo has told Bloomberg that talks were on going with the Cupertino company about working together on ‘in car entertainment’. iPad minis have already been packaged with the new one million euro ‘LaFerrari’.

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Apple Releases New Budget-Friendly $1099 21.5-Inch iMac for Educational Institutions

Posted on 05/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple quietly released a new, updated version of their 21.5-inch base-level iMac today, with a cheaper $1099 price tag ($200 less than the consumer base pricing). The machine is specifically targeted towards educational institutions, and uses a less expensive Intel Core i3 processor, and an integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 chip rather than the usual discrete GPU.

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Twitter Will Drop Android and iPhone Versions of Tweetdeck in May

Posted on 05/03/2013 by Chris Hauk

Tweetdeck, the Twitter client acquired by Twitter in 2011, will soon exist as a mostly web-based only service. The company is shutting down the AIR-based version for the desktop, and will remove the iPhone and Android versions from app stores in May.

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CeBit: Sapphire HD 7950 Graphics Card for Mac Pro

Posted on 05/03/2013 by Chris Hauk

Here’s something you don’t see every day. A new Mac Pro video card! AMD is showing off a Mac version of the Sapphire HD 7950 graphics card at the CeBit trade show in Hannover, Germany.

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MWC 2013: Lumias, Nokia 105 And Microsoft Surface

Posted on 05/03/2013 by Henry Taylor-Gill

Nokia had one of the coolest stands at MWC, with free cokes (that’s the drink, don’t get too carried away), popcorn and more food on offer than any other stand I saw. To be honest, that would have been enough, however new Lumias and practical budget phones made it totally awesome.

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Apple’s New iMacs Now Shipping ‘Within 24 Hours’ in U.S. and Canada Online Stores

Posted on 05/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

It appears that Apple is finally catching up with demand for their ultra-thin new iMacs, despite facing initial production issues and supply constraints for the devices. After recently updating their iMac ship times to 1-3 days, Apple has now improved their estimates once again to reflect 24-hour ship times in their North American online stores.

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Apple Almost Called the iPhone the ‘Telepod’

Posted on 05/03/2013 by Chris Hauk

During an event at the University of Arizona’s Department of Marketing, former Apple advertising lead Ken Segall shared some behind-the-scenes details into the naming of Apple’s popular smartphone. We know that Apple considered calling the device the ‘iPad’, but there were a few other names considered along the way too.

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Ritchie: iPhone 5S Set for August Launch, New iPads Coming as Soon as Next Month

Posted on 05/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Just when you thought the iPhone and iPad rumor stream was beginning to slow to a trickle, Rene Ritchie of iMore reports this morning that Apple is planning to release their next-gen iPhone (dubbed the iPhone 5S) this August, and that a new 5th-gen iPad and a 2nd-gen iPad mini could launch as soon as next month.

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Thieves Armed With Bear Spray Rob Vancouver Apple Store

Posted on 05/03/2013 by Chris Hauk

Three thieves, armed with bear spray, robbed the Oakridge Mall Apple Store in Vancouver just before closing Monday evening, spraying approximately 40 people and making off with an unknown number of iPods, iPads, and notebooks.

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Apple’s Market Cap Drops Below 400B For the First Time Since Last January

Posted on 05/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple’s stock continued its insane downward spiral yesterday (Monday, March 4, 2013), dropping nearly two and a half percent, which brought the stock’s market cap – the total value of all purchased shares – below $400 billion (394.45B to be precise). That’s lower than it has been since January of 2012!

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