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Thu
27
Dec
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Lawyers Chop Down Apple Rumors Site

The 'Think Secret' website, which published insider scoops about Apple products, is to close down as part of a legal settlement. The deal means the site's owners will not have to expose their confidential sources. It marks the end of a lawsuit ... launched by Apple in January 2005 after the site leaked details of the Mac Mini computer two weeks before its official announcement. The case surrounded laws designed to protect journalistic sources. Apple sued the site's boss, Nick Ciarelli, claiming he had unlawfully revealed trade secrets. The Cupertino-based tech company also demanded Ciarelli's ... (view more)

Mon
24
Dec
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Apple Spoils Think Secret

I remember one Christmas in grade seven. I completely ruined any surprise my parents may have planned that year by sneaking into their closet and unwrapping all of my gifts before carefully replacing the tape and shelving them just as they had first ... appeared. Had my parents known, they would have been ticked. It looks as if Apple doesn't like it when people ruin their surprises, either. Last week the popular iPod and iPhone maker completed a string of lawsuits meant to close down ThinkSecret.com, a site run by Harvard senior Nicholas M Ciarelli. As you might infer from my anecdote and the ... (view more)

Tue
11
Dec
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Apple's Dark Horse Gallops Ahead

Think things are going just 'pretty good' for Apple? That may not be the half of it, considering recent reports that one of the company's major hardware products is exploding in popularity. In fact, the hot 'n heavy item might just surprise you. We ... all know that the iPod and iPhone are ripping apart the competition this holiday season. That's hardly unexpected considering the slick MP3 player's entrenched position in the digital music market and the long, long lineups last summer for just a glimpse of Apple's new communicator. However, the company's Macinstosh line of computers has ... (view more)

Tue
13
Nov
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Apple Finds Monopoly Class-Action Charges Not a Game

On behalf of all Florida residents, Frederick Black recently filed charges against media mogul Apple, Inc for monopolizing the digital video and music industry. The three formal counts charged against the organization include violation of Florida ... Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practice Act, attempted monopolization in violation of the Florida Antitrust Act, and monopolization in violation of the Florida Antitrust Act. While the media has focused mainly on the company's recent release of the much lauded iPhone and unprecedented stock growth, this suit serves as a bitter reality check. Three hotels ... (view more)

Tue
06
Nov
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Leopard Attacked by a Horse!

"Hello, I'm a Mac." "And I'm a PC. Hey Mac, what's wrong? You seem a little distracted." "Oh, well I was visiting a naughty web site the other day and I picked up a Trojan Horse. Now every website I go to is a scam! My owner is really upset with ... me." [Mac hangs his head] "Oh, you should get some security software to take care of that. I can't believe you fell for the oldest trick in the book." "[mumbles] I just never thought it would happen to me." "Ahhh... that's how you get into trouble my friend. That's how you get into trouble." [PC puts his hand on Mac's shoulder and hands him a box ... (view more)

Mon
05
Nov
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Apple No Longer Accepting Cash For iPhones

Apple Inc. is no longer accepting cash payments for iPhone purchases and will limit sales of the popular device to only two per person. The move comes as an immediate response to the growing trend of consumers selling Apple products for profit. ... Apple now requires that customers use a credit or debit card when making a purchase, in the hopes of discouraging resellers by keeping their name on record. The new policy has already taken effect according to an Apple insider. Prior to the change, Apple never imposed any payment restrictions on their customers and the purchase limit was set at five ... (view more)

Fri
02
Nov
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'Install Apple Leopard Os On Your Pc', and 'Proxy Pal'

Install Apple Leopard Os On Your Pc Pretty simply folks, this program allows you to install Apple's brand new and much-adored operating system Leopard on a PC. No Mac necessary. ... http://dailyapps.net/2007/10/hack-attack-install-leopard-on-your-pc-in-3-easy-steps/ Proxy Pal It takes way too many clicks to turn your Internet Explorer proxy on and off. After installing ProxyPal, just add it to your Internet Explorer toolbar and you have one click access to toggle your proxy. This is very useful for corporate laptops that connect to the Internet away from work. Install ProxyPal today to put an end ... (view more)

Fri
26
Oct
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How Apple Makes the Big Bucks

It only makes sense. The more that people purchase and enjoy a name-brand product, the more likely it is that they will remember that brand when shopping for other products. This concept explains why Apple Inc. has recently recorded their highest ... sales figures ever for MacIntosh computers. The results are confusing for many tech observers. Consumers normally wait instead of rushing out to purchase a brand-new computer before the introduction of a major upgrade. However, right now many are snapping up MacIntosh computers just as Apple is planning to launch their new Leopard X operating system ... (view more)

Mon
22
Oct
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The Mac OS X Leopard is on the Prowl!

The Mac OS X Leopard is expected to be the largest operating system upgrade ever produced. It boasts over three hundred features and sells for $129. Leopard is set to attack retail shelves on October 26. (Source: usatoday.com ) The Leopard has risen ... to the top of the pack, replacing the Mac OS X Tiger and arriving amidst a record year for Apple. The company is currently experiencing doubled stock figures compared to January 2008. While Apple has dedicated most of 2007 to non-computer innovations, Leopard carries an arduous, but highly manageable goal: Sell More Mac Computers! The new upgrades ... (view more)

Thu
18
Oct
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Greenpeace Slams Apple

Greenpeace, largely considered to be the most popular environmental advocacy group in North America, has publicly accused Apple of knowingly selling products made from a number of hazardous chemicals that could be decomposed into harmful pollutants. ... The iPhone is considered to be the least "environment-friendly" of the Apple products currently available on the market. If these mobile devices are thrown away at a non-designated disposal site, the results could be severely hazardous to the environment. Greenpeace explained that Apple was well aware of the hazardous chemicals contained in the ... (view more)

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