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Amazon And Apple Ordered To Enter Settlement Talks On ‘App Store’ Trademark





This month, a court dismissed Apple's false advertising lawsuit against Amazon in the legal dispute over the "App Store" trademark.

Apple and Amazon have been battling over the trademark for about two years, with Apple claiming the use of the "Appstore" name by Amazon to describe its online store for Android apps causes confusion amongst consumers and infringes upon App Store name.


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Written by maxim

Thursday, January 17th, 2013. 1:06

Apple Plans To Open R&D Center In Beijing?



Apple's retail store in Beijing

According to an article from Chinese site Tencent (via BrightWire), last week during his visit to China Tim Cook discussed company's plans to create a research and development center in Beijing. The report said:


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Wednesday, January 16th, 2013. 1:23

Phil Schiller Seems To Deny Rumors About Cheap iPhone



Shanghai Evening News has posted an interview with marketing SVP Phil Schiller in which he addresses rumors of a low-cost iPhone.

According to The Next Web, Schiller admitted that Apple is not developing a cheaper iPhone to take a greater share of the market. Reportedly, he said that iPhone 5 is the best iPhone and Apple is not concerned with the unit share of the smartphone market. Schiller said in the interview:


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Apple Locking Screenshots For Apps Submitted For Approval



Yesterday Apple announced on its Developer Portal that appscreenshots will be locked in iTunes Connect after the app has been approved.

“Beginning January 9, app screenshots will be locked in iTunes Connect once your app has been approved. New screenshots may be uploaded when you submit a binary for an update to an existing app or a new app”.


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Thursday, January 10th, 2013. 13:45

Kensington Proximo System Helps Keep Track Of iPhone 4S/5



Today Kensington introduced an app-enabled system called “Proximo” that allows iPhone 4S and iPhone 5 users to keep track of their devices 24 hours a day. The press release said:


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Tuesday, January 8th, 2013. 22:20

Apple Will Launch Low-Cost iPhone For Emerging Markets This Year?



According to a report from DigiTimes, Apple is going to launch a low-cost iPhone in the second half of 2013, targeting China and other emerging markets with a larger display and new design. The report said:


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Tuesday, January 8th, 2013. 21:10

In Paris Apple Store Robbed Of 1 Million Euros In Devices



In Paris, the Apple Store Opera was robbed on New Year’s Eve by four masked gunmen, according to DailyMail. The robbers made off with iPads and iPhones with total value of more than 1 million euros. An official at Unsa police union Christophe Crepin told Le Parisien newspaper:


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Thursday, January 3rd, 2013. 0:13

Apple To Update MacBook Air And MacBook Pro In June 2013



DigiTimes reports that Apple has informed Taiwan-based suppliers that MacBook Air and MacBook Pro lines will see updates in June 2013. DigiTimes' sources also said that Apple will not make any major external design changes to MacBook Airs, but will use a "new processor platform" in the line.


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Friday, December 28th, 2012. 17:34

Intel And Apple Are Working On Smart Watch with Bluetooth Support



Pebble e-paper watch (right) and Sony SmartWatch (left)

According to Chinese site TGBus (via Techcrunch), Intel and Apple are working together on a smart watch featuring Bluetooth technology. The report notes that the watch will have a 1.5-inch OLED display produced by RiTdisplay and will be released in the first half of 2013.


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Thursday, December 27th, 2012. 23:09

Apple Will Shift Mac mini Production To U.S.



According to a report from DigiTimes, Apple plans to move production of the Mac mini (not the Mac Pro as previously speculated) to the U.S. The report said:

“Apple is reportedly set to move its Mac mini production lines back to the US with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to be responsible of handling establishment, according to sources from the upstream supply chain”.


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Thursday, December 27th, 2012. 14:23

Apple Exploring Possibility Of Using IGZO Displays In iPad, iPhone And iPad mini



According to a new report from DigiTimes, Apple is exploring the possibility of using IGZO displays in the iPad, iPad mini and iPhone in 2013. The report notes:

“The sources said Apple is in further discussions with Sharp over IGZO panel production capacity estimates for 2013 and is also inquiring about whether AU Optronics' (AUO) L5C line could be used to produce the technology”.


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Thursday, December 27th, 2012. 13:19

Steve Jobs's yacht is confiscated on the case of payment of 3.6 million dollars over design



DutchNews.nl notices in articles of the Dutch mass-media that Steve Jobs's yacht "Venus" started couple of months back, has been confiscated by the authorities because of dispute over a payment for the design executed by well-known French designer Philippe Starck.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Sunday, December 23rd, 2012. 23:39

Apple Sets Record High With 53,5% Share Of U.S. Smartphone Market



In late November, research company Kantar Worldpanel reported that strong debut of the iPhone 5 allowed Apple to retake the lead in the U.S. sales from Android. Over the August-October timeframe, Apple's share of the market was assessed at 48.1% compared to Android's share of 46.7%.

At the time, the company predicted that IOS share would continue to increase and Apple would hit a record high for market share on the strength of iPhone 5 sales over the following two 12-week periods.


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Written by maxim

Friday, December 21st, 2012. 22:18

Foxconn Source Says 46-55-inch Apple TV Sets Are Currently In Testing



According to the report from Taiwan’s Central News Agency, citing a source from Foxconn, the supplier is currently testing several designs for Apple’s HDTV sets, but it is "unlikely" that the product will be shipped in 2013.


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Wednesday, December 19th, 2012. 20:51

Next iPad Mini Will Have Higher-Resolution Display?



Digitimes reports that Apple will center next iPad mini’s improvements around the tablet’s display resolution. The report said:

“The sources have yet to specify whether the device will use Apple’s Retina Display technology to enhanced resolution, but market observers said it is highly likely based on the development of past Apple products such as the iPhone and 9.7-inch iPad series.”


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Written by maxim

Friday, December 14th, 2012. 13:49