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The yacht that Steve Jobs built with French designer Philippe Starck revealed





Super yacht "Venus", the design of which was commissioned by Apple’s co-founder, Steve Jobs, was officially launched in Aalsmeer, on Sunday. The opening was attended by the Jobs` family. 80-metre hull made entirely of aluminum. In addition to "the Spartan” Interior, steering cabin is equipped with seven 27-inch iMacs using navigation, management systems and other software for the operation of Venus.


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Tuesday, October 30th, 2012. 0:42

Philips Will Launch Smart Hue Bulbs At Apple Stores Tomorrow



Today Philips announced that it would release a smart LED bulb at Apple stores tomorrow. Unlike traditional light bulbs these bulbs use a bridge that is connected to your Wi-Fi router to allow you to customize lighting times and settings via a dedicated mobile app.


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Monday, October 29th, 2012. 21:17

Apple to open Palo Alto store on Saturday



On Saturday, Apple opened a retail store in downtown of Palo Alto, California. The new store, which is less than two quarter away from the present location of the Apple, ia a shop with glass front part, similar to other Apple retail stores, but it is covered by black fence.


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Monday, October 29th, 2012. 0:51

iPhone 5 Saw More Than Two Million Pre-Orders In First 24 Hours Of Sales



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Today Apple published a press release saying that iPhone 5 saw record-breaking pre-orders of more than two million units in the first twenty four hours of availability. The performance breaks iPhone 4S record that saw one million units pre-ordered during the first day of availability. Apple’s vice president of Worldwide Marketing Philip Schiller said:


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Monday, September 17th, 2012. 18:55

First Third-Party 30-pin Lightning Adapter Is Available On Amazon



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First third-party 30-pin Lightning adapters just appeared on Amazon. The manufacturer is the company called Nanotech that is now offering pre-orders for them. There was some concern when a recent report said Apple would be the exclusive manufacturer of 9-pin adapters at a price of $10 each, but this rumor looks to be false.


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Monday, September 17th, 2012. 14:45

Unlocked iPhone 5 Will Not Be Sold in the U.S at Launch



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Apple has confirmed that it will not be selling an unlocked version of the iPhone 5 in the U.S. at launch, reports The Verge.

We spoke with several Apple Store customer service representatives today, who informed us that US customers won't be able to sign up for the unlocked variant of Apple's new flagship phone when pre-orders start early tomorrow morning. The unlocked version also won't be available from either the US online or brick-and-mortar Apple Stores when the iPhone 5 launches on September 21st.


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Saturday, September 15th, 2012. 2:12

Live iPhone 5 launch coverage




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An Inside Look at Apple's Genius Training Manual



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Gizmodo managed to obtain a complete copy of manual for Apples’s Genius training program. The manual describes the two-week training new Geniuses go through, along with detailed information on how to handle customer service issues, how to empathize with customers to build a relationship, recognizing body language and other cues to help understand each customer's emotions and guide the interaction to a resolution.


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Wednesday, August 29th, 2012. 14:04

Apple to Launch OS X Mountain Lion on July 25th?



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Apple plans to release its new OS X for Macs this month. OS X Mountain Lion for upgrade can be bought for as little as $19.99 at the Apple’s Mac App Store.

OS X Mountain Lion contains a number of new functions and improvements, including Notification Center, Dictation, Power Nap, Reminders and many more features.


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Monday, July 16th, 2012. 13:23

‘New’ iPad 2,4 Uses 32nm A5 Instead Of 45nm A5 Found In iPad 2



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Anand Tech reported on a detail in the new iPad 2 model that many have overlooked. When Apple launched the iPad 3 with Retina display and A5X chip, the company also released the iPad 2,4 model, which is almost identical to the iPad 2. However in this model Apple replaced a 45nm A5 processor with a 32nm A5. This is the most efficient Apple’s processor and its 32nm die size is likely to be used in the next iPhone’s processor. The same 32nm A5 processor is used in the 1080P Apple TV, however it is limited to a single core.


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Apple Has Replaced Kid’s Table iMacs With iPads In Its Retail Stores



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According to iMore, Apple has replaced iMacs with iPads on the kid’s table at Apple’s retail stores. Previously, iMacs were loaded with games for kids and were placed on the kid’s table at children’s height. But with the switch not much has changed: four iPads on the kid’s table are loaded with apps that allow children to read books, draw and more.


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Friday, April 27th, 2012. 14:17

Apple Reports 2012 Second Quarter Results



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Apple announced the company results for Q2 2012. Apple has $110 billion in cash reserves, which is up from $81.5 billion in September 2011. Apple was also up in every other segment with $18.4 billion in short-term marketable securities (up from $16.1 billion) and long-term marketable securities at $81.6 billion, which is up from $55.6 billion in the previous six-month period ending September 2011.

Here are some interesting numbers that Apple reported for the quarter:

iTunes and App Store:

  • $1.9 billion in iTunes revenue (a 35 percent YOY increase)
  • 600,000 apps (200,000 iPad specific apps)

iOS devices:

  • 365 million iOS device sales
  • $22.7 billion in revenue from iPhone and accessories
  • 6.6 billion in revenue from iPad and accessories.
  • 7.7 million iPod sales
  • 94 percent of Fortune 500 and 75 percent of global 500 testing or deploying iPad

iCloud:

  • 125 million iCloud users—up 25 million from February

Retail Stores:

  • $4.4 billion in retail store revenue, up 8 percent
  • 363 Apple Stores
  • 826,000 Macs sold in store—half to new customers
  • $12.2 million average revenue per-store (up from $9.9 million)
  • 85 million visitors to retail—18,000 per store, per week

Here is official press release:


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Apple Shows Off Use Of iPhone In The Enterprise Sector



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On its website Apple posted a new page that highlights the use of iPhone in the enterprise market. The page shows how the device can be used in the business environment to manage projects, organize days, set calendar appointments, read mail, keep contacts organized, setup meetings, and more. The company also highlighted specific apps like “OmniFocus”, “GoToMeeting”, “TripIt,” “MicroStrategy” for iPhone that are available on the App Store.


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Saturday, April 21st, 2012. 14:07

Apple Working On Local Backup System For iOS Devices In Genius Bar



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Sources indicate that Apple is planning to add new hardware solution to its Apple Store Genius Bar that would allow its employees to quickly back up data on the devices requiring replacement and pull back that data on the replacement devices. Users are always advised to back up data before bringing them for replacement to a Genius Bar, and those who fail to do it can lose valuable data.


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Thursday, April 19th, 2012. 12:52

Apple next-generation iPad liveblog



11:23AM - That’s it!


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