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Apple is going to ship 850K iPad minis in first week of sales





Since the first shipment of the pre-orders for the iPad mini has already sold, tablets hit records wholesale and retail sales. About 850,000 units will be sold in first week of salesIn a report, obtained by AppleInsider, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said that in the first week of sales Apple may ship about 850,000 iPad mini, based on a check of the supply chain and logistical considerations, such as transportation.


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Sunday, November 4th, 2012. 14:56

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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Written by maxim

Monday, October 29th, 2012. 21:17

Apple Posted ‘Samsung Did Not Copy iPad Design’ Statement On Its UK Site



As ordered by a UK court, Apple posted a link with the text "Samsung / Apple UK judgment" on its U.K. website. The notice acknowledges that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab devices had not infringed on the design of iPad. In the beginning of the notice Apple said:


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Written by maxim

Friday, October 26th, 2012. 14:52

Touchscreen Production Issues Contributed To iPad Mini Pricing



Digitimes reports that one of the main reasons that Apple was unwilling or unable to release the iPad mini with the price below $329 is difficulties with production of touchscreens as Apple switches to new "GF2 Dito" technology. The report notes:


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Friday, October 26th, 2012. 0:55

More 35 photos of iPad Mini



Here are some more photos of the new iPad Mini:


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Wednesday, October 24th, 2012. 0:04

Apple Preps California Theatre Ahead of Special Event



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Apple has begun prepping the California Theatre for the upcoming media event where they are expected to reveal the iPad mini.

Along with the iPad mini, Apple Apple is expected to launch new iMacs, Mac minis and the 13" Retina MacBook Pro. Remember to join us during our live blog tomorrow.

Take a look at more photos:


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Monday, October 22nd, 2012. 23:31

Samsung To Stop Supplying LCD Displays To Apple Next Year



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According to The Korea Times report, Samsung and Apple relationship continues to deteriorate with Samsung wanting to terminate its deal with Apple and cease supplying liquid crystal display (LCD) to the company next year. Senior Samsung source said:


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Written by maxim

Monday, October 22nd, 2012. 19:19

New Mac Mini And iMac Will Retain Same Pricing, Apple To Offer 8 GB RAM Modules



mac_mini_imac_2011According to 9to5Mac's report, Apple’s new Mac mini and iMac that will launch next week will retain the pricing of the current models, which almost certainly confirms that forthcoming iMac models will not include more expensive Retina displays.


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Thursday, October 18th, 2012. 23:23

Apple and Samsung Moving From "Frenemies" To "Enemies" Relationship



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Apple and Samsung have for a long time had a strained relationship, with the companies locked in many court trials relating to their competition in the tablet and smartphone markets. As tensions between companies have continued to grow, Apple has been trying to decrease its reliance on Samsung for production of components. Now The Korea Times reports on how the relationship between companies has moved from a "love-hate" to a "hate-hate" relationship.


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Written by maxim

Monday, October 15th, 2012. 19:18

Tightened iPhone 5 Quality Control Standards Slowed The Production Process



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According to Bloomberg’s report, Apple has tightened quality control standards for iPhone 5 production, in order to decrease the number of smartphones that are delivered with scratches on its aluminum shell right out of the box. But the initiative seems to have slowed the production of the new Apple’s smartphone.

“Stricter benchmarks have hampered production of the iPhone 5's anodized aluminum housings, forcing Foxconn's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. to idle factories”.


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Wednesday, October 10th, 2012. 19:32

Google Included Street View To Google Maps Web App



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Today iPhoneinCanads.ca reported that Google added its Street View to the Google Maps web app that is available to users of mobile devices. With Apple’s shift to its own Maps app in the new iOS 6, users who still want to use Google Maps service have been able to do so via the maps.google.com web-based app, but that app has been missing several features compared with iOS app that was available on Apple’s mobile devices. The report said:


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Thursday, October 4th, 2012. 21:10

Apple’s Updated Terms & Conditions Prohibit Apps From Promoting Other Apps



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Last night many users of iOS device reported about the issue preventing them from making new purchases or redownloading previous purchases from App Store. When users attempted to make a purchase they were repeatedly asked to agree to App Store’s new Terms & Conditions. The issue, which is not rare when large number of users attempt to activate the updated Terms & Conditions at once, is currently fixed.


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Monday, October 1st, 2012. 18:40

Launch Of Apple’s Streaming Radio Service Delayed Over Licensing Negotiations



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This month The Wall Street Journal reported about Apple's plans to create its own streaming radio service to compete with Pandora. Reportedly Apple was in negotiations with record labels, but the company was months away from releasing the service.

The New York Post reported today that that licensing negotiations between music publisher Sony/ATV and Apple hit a snag over the licensing fee Apple would have to pay for each song streamed through the service. The report said:


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Written by maxim

Saturday, September 29th, 2012. 1:49

AuntenTec Will Stop Supplying Fingerprint Sensors To Non-Apple Customers in 2013



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According to Korean website etnews.com, fingerprint sensor company AuthenTec has notified many of its customers, including Dell, Lenovo, HP, Fujiitsu and Samsung, that it will stop offering its technology to them as of next year. In July Apple agreed to buy AuthenTec, and it is expected that AuthenTec's board will approve the acquisition in October.


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Tuesday, September 25th, 2012. 2:01

Hundreds Of iPhone 5s Stolen From Several Stores Around The Globe



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With Apple’s retail locations and carriers taking delivery of iPhone 5 stocks last night, a number of heists have occurred in different parts of the world. While Apple’s retail locations were full of employees preparing stores for the iPhone 5 launch, carriers’ retail stores, which were left unattended last night, became the main target for thieves.


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Written by maxim

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012. 1:25