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OWC announced 480GB SSD Module For New 13-inch MacBook Pro





Today OWC announced that it launched a 480 GB Mercury Aura Pro SSD module for the new 13-inch MacBook Pro. OWC noted that $580 upgrade option will cost you about $220 less compared to Apple 512 GB build-to-order flash module, and will allow you to reuse your original factory flash module.


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Tuesday, October 30th, 2012. 21:42

Apple Already Sold Out of Initial White iPad mini Pre-Order Stock



At 3 a.m. Eastern / 12 a.m. Pacific today, Apple began taking pre-orders for the 4-th generation iPad and iPad mini. As it was noted on the forums, a starter supply of white iPad mini in the United States was quickly sold out. Within the first 17 minutes, the delivery time for the white iPad mini stretched up to 2 weeks. Shipping black iPad mini Wi-Fi is available on 2 November.


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Friday, October 26th, 2012. 22:23

Apple announces Q4 2012 earnings



Yesterday, during the earnings call, Apple reported record fourth quarter profits that rose nearly 25% to $8.2 billion. The quarterly revenue amounted $36.0 billion for the three-month period ending ended September 29, 2012. Gross margin was 40.0 percent compared to 40.3 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 60 percent of the quarter’s revenue.


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Friday, October 26th, 2012. 16:50

iPad Resales Increased 700-1000%



As MarketWatch reports, websites specializing in device resales saw enormous increase in iPad interest after Apple's media event yesterday, with submission for resale rising 700-1000 percent. Chief gadget officer at Gazelle.com Anthony Scarsella said:


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Thursday, October 25th, 2012. 0:56

Phil Schiller Defends Pricing On iPad Mini



With the iPad mini’s pricing starting at $329, some people were disappointed that Apple was unable or unwilling to release the tablet at approximately $249. With rival 7-inch tablets selling at about $199, some observers believe that Apple left too big pricing gap for potential tablet buyers.


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Wednesday, October 24th, 2012. 21:43

Pricing of 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro Will Start At Roughly $1699



macbook_pro_13_2012_pricing9to5Mac reports that it received pricing information on the forthcoming 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro. According to its sources, the entry-level MacBook Pro will cost approximately $1699, $500 more than the corresponding model without Retina display. The report said:


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Saturday, October 20th, 2012. 0:55

Apple Sold Over Five Million iPhone 5 In Opening Weekend



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Earlier we reported on Apple’s announcement that customers had pre-ordered more than two million iPhone 5 in the first twenty four hours of availability. Today Apple announced that first weekend sales of the new iPhone 5 exceeded 5 million units, surpassing the four million iPhone 4S sold during the device’s opening weekend last year. The company also announced that more than 100 million iOS-devices have been updated to its new iOS 6. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook said:


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Monday, September 24th, 2012. 19:16

Samsung Is Going To Add iPhone 5 To Its U.S. Patent Suit



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As Reuters reports, a new Samsung’s court filing has revealed that the company is going to add Apple’s iPhone 5 to a suit that is now underway in the U.S. seeking to ban sales of Apple’s devices in the country over violation of its patent rights. Reuters said:


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Thursday, September 20th, 2012. 20:32

iPhone 5 Estimated Component Costs Begin At $199



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HIS iSuppi has published its estimate of the cost of iPhone 5’s bill of materials (BOM), which they made based on industry knowledge and information disclosed by Apple. The estimate, which doesn’t include many other costs associated with manufacturing, sales and product development, pegs the bill of materials of the entry-level iPhone 5 with 16 GB at $199. HIS iSuppi notes:


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Wednesday, September 19th, 2012. 19:52

Analyst Expects iPhone 5 Sales Will Hit 8 Million Units In Opening Weekend



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Following Apple announcement made earlier today that it  received two million pre-orders for new iPhone in the first day of its availability, analyst from Piper Jaffray Gene Munster has issued a new research note forecasting that Apple will sale from 6 to 10 million units during the launch weekend. He bases his estimates on impressive pre-order numbers and comparison with last year’s pre-orders for the iPhone 4S. He noted:


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Tuesday, September 18th, 2012. 0:52

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

iPhone 5 pre-orders sold out in 1 hour



The first batch of iPhone 5 devices were sold out in just 1 hour after they went on sale at midnight last night. The ship dates for iPhone 5 pre-orders slipped to two weeks away.

Last year, the first batch of iPhone 4S devices sold out after about a day of pre-orders. Either supplies of the iPhone 5 are less or its selling incredibly well.

UPDATE: Now it is 2-3 weeks.

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Saturday, September 15th, 2012. 16:37

Apple Announces New 4-inch iPod Touch And Multitouch iPod Nano



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Today at its media event Apple updated the iPod touch lineup to a fifth generation model that includes the same 4" screen as the new iPhone 5. At only 88 grams and 6.1mm thin the new iPod touch is lighter than all previous iPod touch models. The new model incorporates the A5 processor.


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Thursday, September 13th, 2012. 1:08

Live iPhone 5 launch coverage




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iPhone 5 preorders to start on September 14th



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Rumors say that pre-orders for the next generation iPhone 5 are reportedly set to begin the morning of Friday, September 14th, according to MacRumors:

MacRumors is now hearing that pre-orders may not begin tomorrow following the media event and that they may instead start on Friday morning in a scenario similar to last year's debut. We're hearing that certain portions of Apple's online sales support team are significantly increasing their staffing levels beginning at 6:00 AM Eastern on Friday, with a major surge for the initial shift beginning at that time and a sustained level of high staffing for at least the remainder of the day.

Last year, the iPhone 4S was set to begin pre-orders at 12:01 AM Pacific Time the Friday following the Apple's media event.

So users are given an extra couple of days to get the money together.




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Tuesday, September 11th, 2012. 23:43