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Apple Is Investing $3M To Open Its First Retail Location In Indonesia





NZWeek reports (via TNW) that Apple is planning to offer direct online sales in Indonesia and to open up its first brick-and-mortar store in the capital city, Jakarta. Today the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) in Indonesia announced that it has approved the application filed by Apple to open up a online shop in the country. Also the report claimed that Apple is going to invest 2-3 million U.S. dollars to open its first retail location in Jakarta.


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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013. 18:20

Apple Rumored To Release 4.8-Inch iPhone Math In June



According to China Times’ report translated by BrightWire, Apple is preparing to launch the iPhone 5S along with a larger phone called "iPhone Math".

The iPhone Math is highly unusual name that does not conform to Apple's traditional naming scheme, so it is unclear if it is a code name of the device or a potential mistranslation.


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Monday, January 21st, 2013. 15:51

Analyst Claims Next-Generation iPad Mini And iPad Will Launch In March



Today Brian White, analyst from Topeka Capital Markets, released a new report based on information obtained from sources at CES currently held in Las Vegas. According to his note, Apple is preparing to release the next-generation versions of the iPad mini and full-sized iPad this March. He said:


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Saturday, January 12th, 2013. 1:21

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Apple Rumored to Be Testing New 'Touch on Display' Technology for Next iPhone



Chinese sources claim that Apple is testing a new display technology, dubbed "touch-on," for use in its next iPhone model to address issues with the current "in-cell" display found in the iPhone 5.

Apple has reportedly contracted with Chimei Innolux, Taiwan's largest LCD maker, for the next-generation panels, according to The China Times (via AppAdvice). Apple's interest has reportedly been prompted by alleged "interference problems" with the recently released iPhone 5.


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Friday, January 4th, 2013. 19:06

Next-Generation iPhone to Launch in More Colors



Analyst Brian White of Topeka Capital Markets said in a note to investors Wednesday that his checks within the industry have indicated the so-called "iPhone 5S" will come in a variety of colors beyond the current black and white. He expects that the next iPhone will be available in a total of eight colors: the pink, yellow, blue, green, purple, silver and slate shades currently found on the iPod nano, and a (Product)Red model with proceeds benefiting AIDS research.


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Thursday, January 3rd, 2013. 23:41

In China Number Of 3G Subscribers Grew 88% Year Over Year



This week analyst Brian White from Topeka Capital provided a closer look at the latest statistics on mobile subscribers in China, noting that total number of 3G subscribers in this country reached 222 million last month, up 88% year over year. He also noted that 3G subscriber growth in China Mobile has been slowed because the company does not offer iPhones.


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Wednesday, December 26th, 2012. 22:55

Users complain of the rapid consumption of the battery after upgrading to iOS 6.0.2



The recently released update of IOS 6.0.2 for the iPhone 5 and IPad mini, could solve some of the issues associated with Wi-Fi, but some users say that the software reduced battery life.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Sunday, December 23rd, 2012. 23:43

Apple is moving towards the development of the next-generation iPad mini



Manufacturers of components for the second-generation iPad mini are preparing to introduce on the market sooner than expected. It is evidenced by one analyst, although the exact dates are uncertain, since Apple is planning to complete the global deployment of the first-generation model.According to research of Doug Freedman analyst from RBC Capital Markets, chip manufacturers are already preparing for the development of the second generation iPad mini, reports Brooke Crothers from CNET.


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Thursday, December 20th, 2012. 16:10

Microsoft And Apple Disagree Over SkyDrive In-App Subscription Revenues



The Next Web reports that Apple has not allowed Microsoft to update its SkyDrive iOS app as Microsoft wants to add the ability for users to buy additional storage bypassing Apple in-app subscription service that provides the company with 30% share of revenue. TNW noted:


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Tuesday, December 11th, 2012. 22:18

Intel Working On Cutting Power Consumption In Future Ivy Bridge Chips



According to CNET, Intel is actively working on reducing the power consumption of Ivy Bridge processors, which would allow using them in mainstream tablets and decreasing battery needs on small laptops such as the MacBook Air. The report said:


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Monday, December 3rd, 2012. 22:05

Samsung Is Not Going To Seek Settlement With Apple Over Patent Disputes



After HTC and Apple announced a global settlement on patent dispute between companies, some observers wondered whether this move could trigger a broader effort to settle similar disputes in the industry. Apple and many manufacturers of Android devices have been locked in patent disputes for the past years.


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Wednesday, November 14th, 2012. 22:40

iPhone 5 Does Not Recognize Rapid Diagonal Swipes



Following up the Tweet posted by UK developer CMA Megacorp, Recombu reported on an issue related to recognition of rapid diagonal swiping motions on the iPhone 5 and posted a video comparison that demonstrates the issue on iPhones running iOS 6.0.1 and iOS 6. Recombu noted:


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Charging The iPhone 5 Costs About $0.41 A Year



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Today energy efficiency company Opower published a study estimating the annual cost for charging the new iPhone 5 at $0.41. While a user’s actual cost varies based on electricity rates in their regions and on use, the company's estimate assumes that a user charges the device once per day at 11.8 cents per kWh (U.S. average).

Although an individual iPhone 5 consumes a tiny amount of energy, the great popularity of Apple’s smartphones results in considerable energy demand in total. The company notes:


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Thursday, September 27th, 2012. 22:23

Five New Apple Retail Stores Opening for iPhone 5 Launch Week



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Apple has announced the grand opening of five new retail stores in support of the iPhone 5 launch this Friday. The first opening set for Thursday and the first new store at the Rio Shopping mall will open its doors in the Spanish city Valladolid. The Thursday opening is unusual due to the fact that a brand-new Rio Shopping center also opens this day.

The iPhone 5 launch will be at 8:00 a.m. local time on Friday in nine countries, and at the same time three new stores will open their doors for the customers. New stores include:


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012. 20:59

Apple Announces New 4-inch iPod Touch And Multitouch iPod Nano



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Today at its media event Apple updated the iPod touch lineup to a fifth generation model that includes the same 4" screen as the new iPhone 5. At only 88 grams and 6.1mm thin the new iPod touch is lighter than all previous iPod touch models. The new model incorporates the A5 processor.


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Thursday, September 13th, 2012. 1:08