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Apple Is Placing All Eligible Products Back on EPEAT Registry





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Last week we reported that Apple asked EPEAT to withdraw its products from its registry, and said that it would no longer register its devices in EPEAT for evaluation. EPEAT assesses the environmental impact of electronic devices and its rating is used by many governmental organizations and corporations as a yardstick for purchases of electronics.


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Written by maxim

Saturday, July 14th, 2012. 2:38

Apple Patent Application Reveals Integrated Charging Contacts in iPod Nano Clip



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Appleinsider has found a very interesting Apple’s patent that was originally filed in January 2011 and reveals the company’s interest in using the iPod nano's clip as a charging and docking mechanism. Apple wants to eliminate the need for a dedicated docking port on the bottom edge of the device.

By incorporating electrical contacts into the clip and using a dock adapter to provide compatibility with Apple's current docking stations, the clamping action of the iPod nano's clip could hold the device in position for charging purposes.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Friday, July 13th, 2012. 8:38

Apple Withdraws Its Products From EPEAT Registry



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Apple has informed EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool) that it is pulling its products from the registry of this organization and will not be registering its products in the system for environmental rating. CEO of EPEAT Robert Frisbee said to CIO Journal:


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Written by maxim

Saturday, July 7th, 2012. 13:04

Bloomberg: Apple Will Introduce iPad Mini In October



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Following the publication of our latest report about potential for smaller iPad mini, Bloomberg now weigh in with its own report claiming that Apple is going introduce the new iPad mini in October with availability by the end of this year.


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Apple looking into 3D iOS UI elements based on ambient light



Buzzfeed reports that an unnamed Apple employee said that a future version of Apple's iOS could employ unique graphical user interface features that use input from a mobile device's ambient light sensor to cast shadows on app icons thus creating the illusion of a three-dimensional workspace and bringing more realism to the mobile operating system.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012. 15:48

Foxconn Accelerating LCD Panels Orders To Launch Apple TV Set For Holiday Season



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In a new research note, Brian White, Topeka Capital Markets’s analyst, points to a report from Chinese site 21cbh.com saying that Foxconn/Hon Hai planned to order LCD television panels from Sharp in 3Q 2012 instead of the 4Q 2012, which fuels speculation that the panels are intended for a forthcoming Apple TV set that could be launched for holiday shopping season. Earlier this year Sharp and Foxconn announced a partnership to develop LCD technology and observers have considered this step to be closely related to Apple TV set.


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Written by maxim

Thursday, June 21st, 2012. 20:48

Apple's 2012 profits forecast to be highest of any public company ever



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The Wall Street analyst suggests that Apple could generate the highest annual net income of any publicly traded company in history this year.

As of Monday morning, Apple's market cap was at about $545 billion. Some Wall Street analyst have noted a rather interesting trend amongthe largest companies. Companies that exceed $500 billion in market capitalization have trouble growing much beyond that point.  The analysts are concerned that a similar scenario could happen with Apple.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012. 16:55

Review roundup: Apple's Retina MacBook Pro is pretty but pricey



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On Monday Apple introduced its next-generation MacBook Pro with Retina Display. Just days after reviewers of the biggest mainstream publications started post their opinions on the redesigned 15-inch MacBook Pro, but some of them remain putting off by the $2,200 entry price. Here are some of the highlights:


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Online battery test log points to possible 13-inch Retina Display MacBook Pro



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Unconfirmed data found by AppleInsider reader Sam shows the log of an online battery test archive with a machine identifier possibly pointing to a 13-inch version of Apple's Retina Display MacBook Pro. The notebook is labeled "MacBookPro10,2" which could be a next-generation version of Apple's 13-inch notebook if the company's coding scheme is followed.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Thursday, June 14th, 2012. 15:41

Apple TV Set To Include Motion Sensing Technology



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Аnalyst from Topeka Capital Markets Brian White has published a new report, where he addresses some of his expectations for the product based on a recent visit to Computex trade show in Taiwan and talks with some supply chain companies.

White believes that the future television set will support several methods of interaction, including motion detection technology, maybe similar to technology found in Microsoft Kinect products.


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Written by maxim

Monday, June 11th, 2012. 20:57

Video shows purported next-gen iPhone 5 'uni-body' backplate in detail



ETrade Supply, wireless parts company, posted a video comparison of the next-generation iPhone 5 back cover and the iPhone 4S one. Noteworthy, the back shell of the forthcoming iPhone is identical to a part seen in previously leaked photos.


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Apple Purchasing Italian Audio Editing Software Company Redmatica



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TechCrunch points to a post from Italian Fanpage saying that Apple intends to purchase a small Italian software company Redmatica that develops audio editing apps such as AutoSampler and Keymap Pro.

Evidence of the purchase has been revealed in the weekly bulletin of Italy’s antitrust regulatory body AGCM. The most relevant portion of the bulletin published on May 28 said (English translation):


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Thursday, May 31st, 2012. 0:02

Absinthe 2.0: Untethered iOS 5.1.1 Jailbreak Released!!!



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Chronic Dev Team released Absinthe 2.0 with much anticipated untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1.

Absinthe 2.0 supports the following devices:

  • iPad 3 (WiFi/CDMA/Global)
  • iPad 2 (WiFi/CDMA/GSM)
  • iPad 1
  • iPhone 4S
  • iPhone 4 (GSM), iPhone 4 (CDMA)
  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPod 4G
  • iPod 3G

You can download Absinthe 2.0 here.

Step-by-step tutorials are available here.




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Pod2g untethered jailbreak will not working on iPhone 3GS and iPod 3G



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Sadly pod2g has discovered that his untether does not work on the iPod 3G or iPhone 3GS, according to a recent tweet by the hacker.

Sad news. Just tested the untether on an iPod 3G. The kernel vulnerability don't happen on this one. I think iPhone 3Gs is out too.

the iOS version don't really matter. It's about the hardware.


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7-Inch iPad with Retina Display Coming in October Priced at $200-$250



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iMore reports that Apple indeed plans to launch its 7-inch iPad in October. The device will be priced in the $200-$250 range

According to our source, which has proven reliable in the past, the reason for such aggressive pricing is to do to the tablet market what Apple did to the MP3 market in 2004 with the expansion of the iPod product line -- leave absolutely no space for competitors.


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