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Thu
14
Jun
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Apple Brings Safari Browser to Windows

Apple's website refers to Safari as "the fastest, easiest-to-use web browser in the world." Steve Jobs added to those lofty claims by calling Safari "the most innovative browser in the world and the most powerful browser in the world" during his ... keynote speech for Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference. Unfortunately for curious Windows users, the browser has always been limited to Apple's own platforms. That is, until now. Apple has just released its Safari 3 Beta to the world and this time, Windows is included! (Sources: apple.com ) Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, ... (view more)

Fri
08
Jun
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Apple Records User Info in DRM-Free Tracks

Many music lovers were happy to hear that Apple would be using DRM-free music. However, smiles turned into frowns last week when it was revealed that Apple is labeling the unprotected music files with the buyer's details, including names and email ... addresses. If the user uploads the song to another file-sharing network, he could get into some seriously hot water. Perhaps most disturbing is the fact that Apple has remained mum about the reason for obtaining the information. However, defending their position is Jupiter Research analyst Michael Gartenberg. Gartenberg said that there are numerous ... (view more)

Wed
06
Jun
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Apple iPhone Release Date Set

Not long ago, Apple's most public figure and CEO Steve Jobs promised that the semi-anticipated iPhone would sell ten million times over the course of its first full year available (2008). Amidst rumors that the eventual release would be pushed back ... later into the summer of 2007, Jobs and Apple have surprised the media with news that the iPhone will in fact reach retail shelves by the end of this month. Consumers can expect a chance to try out the new device in all its glory on Thursday, June 29. (Source: xinhuanet.com ) When I discussed Jobs' predictions for the iPhone, it startled me (and ... (view more)

Tue
05
Jun
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Apple Expectations Too High for iPhone?

In a recent commentary on Apple's upcoming and highly anticipated iPhone, British publication "The Register" outlined a number of reasons why the device is unlikely to fulfill Steve Jobs' lofty sales expectations for its first full year. The Apple ... CEO hopes his new baby will be grabbed up some ten million times in 2008, a prediction The Register counters with a number of critical factors making much lower sales figures far more reasonable. Although The Register provides some solid evidence, it really needs just one, central dynamic in its list: the iPhone's cost. Jobs hasn't used complicated ... (view more)

Thu
31
May
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Gates, Jobs, Flatter and then Feud

For those passionate about their computer hardware, sometimes the argument between purchasing an Apple Macintosh or a Windows PC is a heated debate. Followers of the "Mac" spout a long list of reliability and security factors, while owners of PC ... machines espouse an equally long list of compatible software. With such a rivalry, it's not surprising that the heads of each company are often bickering about who creates the superior product: emotions that have awkwardly moved from one side of the spectrum to the next in recent days. On the one hand, online publication AppleInsider has painted a ... (view more)

Wed
23
May
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FCC Approves iPhone, Production as Scheduled

Apple recently confirmed that the Federal Communications Commission has approved their much-anticipated iPhone, marking a giant step towards the revolutionary gadget being available for sale to the general public. Approval from the FCC involves a ... mandatory certification process that all cellphones must endure before being shipped out to retail stores nationwide. (Source: usatoday.com ) The FCC certification test was the final uncertain roadblock that stood between the iPhone and the average consumer. Apple may now continue their mass production as planned. Many executives at AT ... (view more)

Fri
04
May
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Investment Group Pushes for a Greener Apple

The next Apple shareholders' meeting will bring new pressure for the company to adopt more environmental purposes. And the benchmark for the new green standard is none other than the company's archrival, Dell. Trillium Asset Management is asking ... Apple shareholders to support a motion that would hold the company accountable for its environmental practices, by requiring the company to create a schedule for eliminating toxic materials from its hardware products. (Source: appleinsider.com ) "Consumers have grown to expect more from Apple, a leader in product design and innovation," said Shelley ... (view more)

Thu
03
May
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Vista Drags Down Apple's Mac Sales

A few weeks ago we talked about speculation surrounding the delay of the new Mac operating system (OS) from Apple, Leopard. In order to better accommodate Microsoft's own new OS, Windows Vista, some experts believed Apple pushed back their product ... until the fall, an action that disappointed many Mac maniacs. There may be more fist-shaking today, with news that Windows Vista likely sapped Macintosh hardware sales during its last period. Looking at the numbers, it seems fairly obvious that some sort of major release put the squeeze on Mac success during Apple's second fiscal quarter of 2007. ... (view more)

Thu
19
Apr
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The Leopard Loses Its Spots: New Mac OS to be Delayed

Apple plans on leaving millions of consumers waiting for their new Mac OS "Leopard", as company representatives recently announced that the shipment for their operating system upgrade will not occur this June, as originally promised. The reason for ... the delay is that Apple is being forced to divert a number of resources from the Leopard project and use them for the successful and timely launch of their highly anticipated iPhone. Shortly after the announcement, Apple's stocks reflected the dismal news, dropping $2.69/share to $89.50. The company had opened the day trading $92.19 on the Nasdaq ... (view more)

Wed
18
Apr
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MGM Movies Now Available on iTunes

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Studios and Apple recently announced that MGM will now offer titles from its catalogue of feature films for purchase and download on the iTunes Store website. This deal will add to iTunes menu of over 500 movie titles ... available for purchase and download. (Source: reuters.com) Beginning Wednesday, MGM, which has the largest modern film library in the world (over 4000 films), launched 25 titles for download on iTunes. An Apple spokesperson noted that more of MGM's films would be added over the next several weeks. (Source: blogs.pcworld.com ) The iTunes online store ... (view more)

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