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Apple's Q2 2012 earnings call to take place on April 24





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Apple yesterday updated its investor relations page to announce that it will report its earnings for the second fiscal quarter (first calendar quarter) of 2012 on Tuesday, April 24. The conference call is scheduled to follow at 5:00 PM Eastern / 2:00 PM Pacific.

Apple reported a blowout December quarter on January 24. The company made a record $13 billion in profit on sales of 37 million iPhones, 15 million iPads and 5.2 million Macs.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012. 14:42

Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 4 Using Sn0wBreeze 2.9.3 (Windows) [iOS 5.1]



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UPDATE: Apple released iOS 5.1.1 and has stopped signing iOS 5.1, so you can NOT restore to 5.1 any more (both original and custom), unless you have saved your SHSH keys for 5.0.1. If you are on 5.1 you can jailbreak with redsn0w. iOS is also tethered jailbreakable with redsn0w.

Using this tutorial you will be able to create a custom firmware, tether jailbreak and unlock iOS 5.1 running on iPhone 4. This tutorial uses Sn0wBreeze 2.9.3 for Windows.

Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run iBooty.

Sn0wBreeze will also preserve baseband version if you need carrier unlock.


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Analysts Expect $1000 Share Price For Apple Within The Next Year Or Two



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During the past couple of days, two high-profile research analyst published reports forecasting that Apple will reach $1000 per share milestone in one or two years. With such a high share price the company’s market capitalization will push toward an unprecedented trillion-dollar level.


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Written by maxim

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012. 0:40

Apple's redesigned 2012 iMacs rumored to feature anti-reflective glass displays



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Digitimes reports that Apple's iMacs due for release later this year will not only arrive noticeably slimmer than existing models but may also be the first of the company's desktops to feature anti-reflective displays.

G-Tech is ramping up its production capacity of cover glass from 1.8 million units a month currently to three million units in 2012 as the company is likely to take up 25-30% of total cover glass orders for Apple's iPads in the year, according to an industry estimate.


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Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012. 0:08

Apple working on physical game controller for iPads and other iOS devices



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AnandTech's Anand Lal Shimpi reports Apple is working on its own physical controller to similarly enhance gameplay on its iPad and other mobile devices. He has been made aware of "an internal Apple project to bring a physical controller to market."

Regardless, Lal Shimpi believes such devices may soon be a necessary accompaniment for hardcore mobile gamers, especially as smartphones and tablets come close to equaling the performance of existing game consoles.


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Monday, April 2nd, 2012. 21:56

Apple And Foxconn's Agreement Will Raise Bar For Working Conditions In China



Yesterday Fair Labor Association published the results of its investigation into three Foxconn facilities. The inspection has revealed a number of violations of the labor law, and following FLA’s recommendations Apple and Foxconn have agreed to bring overtime and working hours in line with the Chinese legal limit of 36 per month and 49 per week. Also Foxconn will hire thousands of new workers and provide a compensation package to ensure employee’s salaries remain at the same level amid reduced overtime and working hours.


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Friday, March 30th, 2012. 23:46

Analyst Speculation Points to 2013 for Launch of Apple Television Set



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Hong Kong-based research firm CLSA suggests that Apple's much-rumored television set is likely to debut in 2013 rather than the late 2012. CLSA also claims that Foxconn's investment in Sharp is likely to speed up development and launch of an Apple television.

We continue to view Apple TV hardware as a 2013 event.

The timing of Hon Hai/Foxconn's equity stake and partnership with Sharp along with Hon Hai Chairman Terry Gou's separate 46.5% investment in Sharp's Sakai City plant lends further credibility that Apple TV is in the works. This also follows reports that Apple is investing ~$1.3bn in equipment destined for Sharp facilities.


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Friday, March 30th, 2012. 16:31

Steve Jobs Contacted Siri Just Three Weeks After App's Initial Launch



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Siri co-founder Dag Kittlaus in a speech given yesterday in Chicago described some early developments that led to acquisition of the technology by Apple, and its further introduction on the iPhone 4S. Kittlaus reported that Steve Jobs personally contacted him just three weeks after Siri launched its iPhone app back in 2010.

And he wanted me to come over to his house the next day, and I did, and I spent 3 hours with him in front of his fireplace having this surreal conversation about the future.


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Apple CEO Tim Cook Tours Foxconn iPhone Production Facility in China



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Carolyn Wu, a spokeswoman for the Cupertino, Calif., company, told Bloomberg in an e-mail on Thursday that Apple CEO Tim Cook visited an iPhone production line at a Foxconn plant in Zhengzhou, China to discuss "intellectual-property issues and greater cooperation."

"China is very important to us and we look forward to even greater investment and growth here," the company said.

The executive's visit to an iPhone production line comes as Apple has come under fire for working conditions at its suppliers' factories. Different reports claimed that Apple is aware of rights abuses for years without doing anything about them. Cook, however, said in a letter to employees: "We care about every worker in our worldwide supply chain."


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Friday, March 30th, 2012. 13:51

Apple Will Ramp Up Production Of 15" MacBook Pros In April, 13" in June



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According to DigiTimes, Apple will ramp up production of its new 15-inch MacBook Pro in April, but the mass production of 13.3-inch model will not start until June. The April timing corresponds with reports about new Intel Bridge processors that could be used in the new MacBook Pros.


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Thursday, March 29th, 2012. 14:37

Each Month 87 Percent Of iPhone 4S Owners Use Siri



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Apple has been heavily advertising Siri, voice recognition service in iPhone 4S. And, for good reasons, the feature appears to be very popular amongst iPhone 4S users. According to a new study performed by consulting group Parks Associates, 87% of iPhone 4S owners use at least one feature in Siri each month. However, they are not using all features that Siri has to offer.


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Tuesday, March 27th, 2012. 14:35

Apple Offers Royalty-Free Patent Licenses to Push Proposed Nano-SIM Standard



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FOSS Patents reports that it has seen a letter sent by Apple to the European Telecommunications Standards Institutes (ETSI) committing to offer royalty-free license to its nano-SIM design patents. Apple pushes “nano-SIM” design as the official next-generation standard to further reduce the size of the removable cards.

A perfectly reliable source that I can't disclose has shown me a letter dated March 19, 2012 that a senior Apple lawyer sent to ETSI. The letter addresses the primary concern of critics of the proposal. The FT said that "the Apple-led proposal has caused some concern among its rivals that the US group might eventually own the patents". But Apple's letter has removed this roadblock, if it ever was any, through an unequivocal commitment to grant royalty-free licenses to any Apple patents essential to nano-SIM, provided that Apple's proposal is adopted as a standard and that all other patent holders accept the same terms in accordance with the principle of reciprocity.

Such “nano-SIM” standard would enable Apple to design smaller and thinner devices or to utilize some of the space within existing device volumes for other components.




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Monday, March 26th, 2012. 22:31

Apple reportedly rejecting apps that access UDIDs



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TechCrunch on Saturday reported that Apple has reportedly started rejecting apps which access UDIDs (A unique device identifier, is basically a serial number that a mobile network uses to identify mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad.)

In August 2011, Apple warned software makers that the company would be killing off UDID access with iOS 5, suggesting that developers begin work on app-specific tracking mechanisms. Removing the feature effectively ends OS-wide user tracking and forces developers to create their own proprietary opt-in identification systems.


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Monday, March 26th, 2012. 16:54

Next iPhone Is Arriving This Fall With 3,5-Inch Screen And LTE Support



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iMore reports, citing its sources, that the next iPhone is expected to arrive this fall. The sources claim the new model will include support for 4G LTE and contrary to the rumors about 4-inch screen, it will include the same 3,5-inch display or very close to it.


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Saturday, March 24th, 2012. 1:24

New iPad’s battery continue charging after it reaches 100%



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Since the release of iPad 3, President of DisplayMate Raymond Soneira has been testing all aspects of its Retina display. He published a lengthy report providing comparison of the new iPad’s Retina display with iPhone 4 and iPad 2’s displays.


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