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Apple Released Update To Enable PowerNap On 2011 and 2012 MacBook Airs





PowerNap is one of the new function included in OS X Mountain Lion. This feature was introduced at this year’s WWDC and allows your Mac update software, receive email and perform other tasks even when the system is in sleeping mode.



Apple lists all capabilities of the new feature on this support page. Capabilities include Reminder and Contact changes, syncing Calendar, receiving new Mail, Mac App Store updates, Time Capsule backup and more.


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Thursday, July 26th, 2012. 13:19

Today Apple To Release Bug Fix Update For Podcasts App



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After Apple released Podcasts app last month, many users have complained about crashes, bugs and other problems with the app. All Things D reports that an update for the app should appear later today:

“Podcasts users take note: Apple has been hard at work tweaking the app to fix the problems that currently plague it and sources say the company expects to post an update to it this afternoon that should vastly improve it”.


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Thursday, July 26th, 2012. 0:18

Apple Released OS X Mountain Lion Priced At $19,99



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Today Apple has launched its new OS X Mountain Lion to the public. The new operating system is priced at $19.99 and can be purchased exclusively on the Mac App Store.

OS X Mountain Lion offers many new features and improvements to the Mac, including iMesage support through the Messages app, Notification Center, Reminders and Notes support via iCloud, Dictation, Game Center, improved sharing capabilities, enhanced security with Gatekeeper, Power Nap and more.


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Wednesday, July 25th, 2012. 19:47

Apple Reports Results for Q3 2012: $8.8 Billion Profit on $35 Billion in Revenue



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Yesterday Apple announced financial results for the second calendar quarter and third fiscal quarter of 2012. Apple posted revenue of $35.0 billion and net quarterly profit of $8.8 billion. The numbers are dramatically weaker than what analysts were expecting. The company did beat its own guidance, however. Last quarter, Apple said it would make $34 billion in revenue.


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Wednesday, July 25th, 2012. 15:29

Tweaked iPad and New 'iPad Mini' Closely Follow iPhone 5 Launch



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KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo offered more predictions about Apple's iOS device plans for the September-October timeframe. He suggests that Apple may launch the next-generation iPhone in September.

iPhone 5 to debut in September. But due to in-cell touch panel and casing yield rate limits, ability to offset older models' shipments decrease will be moderate.


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Tuesday, July 24th, 2012. 19:33

New Siri Ad Featuring Martin Scorsese



Apple released a new TV ad featuring the iPhone 4S and Siri with Martin Scorsese as a main character, who uses Apple’s revolutionary voice assistant to reschedule appointments, find where a friend is, and see how traffic is in Manhattan. The ad is the fourth in Apple's series of celebrity television ads featuring celebrities using the technology.


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Tuesday, July 24th, 2012. 15:26

Apple Preparing “All-New” iPod Nano And iPod Touch With 4-Inch Display And A5 Chip



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Analyst Mink-Chi Kuo from KGI Securities today reported that Apple is planning to release “all-new” iPod nano and iPod touch in September. The upgraded iPod touch is said to have the new touch display based on in-cell technology that has been rumored by multiple sources for the next iPhone 5.


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Tuesday, July 24th, 2012. 13:16

13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro and Updated iMacs Reportedly Due in September-October



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Ming-Chi Kuo, KGI Securities analyst, has released a new report where he expressed his estimates of the Apple's product launch schedule for the second half of this year. In his report Kuo claims that Apple will launch its 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro in the September - October timeframe. However, he predicts that early sales of the notebook might be modest, but with Retina displays Apple’s laptops will hit the market in 2013.


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Tuesday, July 24th, 2012. 12:42

Apple Will Offer Adapter For 19-Pin Dock Connector In iPhone 5



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With Reuters confirming rumors that the next generation iPhone will have a 19-pin dock connecter, it becomes interesting what will happen with accessories designed for current 30-pin version that has been used since 2003.

iMore, which first reported about the smaller dock connector in February, now reports, citing its sources, that Apple will offer an adapter for accessories, which take advantage of the current 30-pin connector. It is unknown yet if the adapter will come with the iPhone 5 in the box or will Apple sell it separately.


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Tuesday, July 24th, 2012. 1:43

Another Report that the Next iPhone 5 is Already in Production in China



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This time Digitimes confirms a previous report claiming that Apple has started production of the next generation iPhone 5 in China. The Taiwanese industry sources told Digitimes that Pegatron had begun production of a new version of the Apple iPhone at its factory in Shanghai.


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Monday, July 23rd, 2012. 23:20

Reuters Confirms a Smaller Dock Connector and Relocated Headphone Jack on Next iPhone 5



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Reuters confirms rumors suggesting that Apple will replace the traditional 30-pin dock connector with a smaller 19-pin version in its next generation iPhone.

The iPhone 5, Apple's next generation iPhone expected to go on sale around October, will come with a 19-pin connector port at the bottom instead of the proprietary 30-pin port "to make room for the earphone moving to the bottom", two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.


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Monday, July 23rd, 2012. 22:44

Google: Apple Inventories That Are Commercially Essential Should Be Treated As Standards



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CEO of Apple Tim Cook has said that he think other companies should “invent their own stuff” instead of copying inventions created by Apple.

Kent Walker, General Counsel of Google disagrees, and this month send a letter to Judiciary Committee of US Senate saying that commercial inventions that influence “consumer welfare” should be treated the same way as technical patents.


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Saturday, July 21st, 2012. 13:11

Alternative Email Client Sparrow Acquired by Google



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Google has recently acquired alternative email client Sparrow. Sparrow has already posted a statement on their website:

We're excited to announce that Sparrow has been acquired by Google! We care a lot about how people communicate, and we did our best to provide you with the most intuitive and pleasurable mailing experience. […]


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Saturday, July 21st, 2012. 0:21

Apple Already Pursuing Minor Expansion at North Carolina Data Center



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In March, Apple filed an application for permit to build a "tactical data center" to be located at the site of the company's existing data center in Maiden, North Carolina. Such tactical data center is expected to locate at the relatively small area of 20,000 square feet. The Hickory Daily Record that discovered Apple’s filling now issued a new report revealing more details on Apple's plans.


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Friday, July 20th, 2012. 22:11

Carriers Testing Nano-SIMs Ahead Of iPhone 5 Launch



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Earlier this week we reported that European mobile operators began stockpiling nano-SIM cards in anticipation of Apple using the new card in the next iPhone. Now BGR reports that carriers have already began testing the nano-SIM cards in cooperation with Apple.


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Friday, July 20th, 2012. 0:57