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Apple Reports iPhone Sales Up, iPad Sales Down Last Quarter

April 23rd, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Apple, hardware news → No Comments

Apple12_9_ipad_ipad_4_mini_light-800x450[1] released their quarterly financial statement today, and now I think we know why they re-released the iPad 4 late last month.

The smartphone maker reported that they sold 43.7 million iPhones in Q2 2014, while iPad sales reached 16.4 million. Smartphone sales increase 17% over last year, but iPad sales dropped 13%. iPod sales and revenue dropped by more than half, to 2.8 million units.
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Apple Celebrates Earth Day with Full Page Advert in Newspapers Around the World

April 22nd, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Apple → 10 Comments

Apple apple newspaper ad eco-friendlyhas long been making a big deal about pursuing eco-friendly policies like renewable energy sources, but they undid much of their work today with their latest ad campaign.

22 April is Earth Day, and Apple decided that the best way to honor this day is to take out full page ads in major newspapers. There’s no word yet on just how many newspapers carried the ad, but I do know that it has shown up in at least NYC and a newspaper in Australia. (I would be willing to bet that the ad was placed in every city where Apple has a retail store.)
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Leaked Photos Reveal iPad Air 2 Components

April 18th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Apple, hardware news, iPad → 1 Comment

NewlyOMT-ipad[1] discovered photos on a Dutch gadget blog reveal what could be components for the next iPad.

OneMoreThing.nl stunned this blogger this morning with a couple photos of what could be the front panel for the next iPad.
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iPad Mini Refurbs Now Available from Apple – Including Retina

April 18th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Apple, hardware news → 6 Comments

Want to ipad-mini-retina[1]buy an iPad Mini but found them just too expensive? I have some good news for you.

Apple’s retail website was updated yesterday with new refurbs. It looks like enough customers have returned Apple’s expensive hardware that Apple is now selling refurbished models.
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Apple’s “Cheaper” Plastic iPhone Now Available in 19 Markets

April 16th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Apple, iPhone → No Comments

Apple iphone_5c_case_yellow_on_green_hero iPhone 5cnever released the cheaper plastic iPhone that many expected to see last year, but the iPhone 5c has gotten a little cheaper.

Last month Apple released an iPhone 5c model with half the storage in five markets (UK, France, Germany, Australia, and China), and earlier this week they made it available in an additional fourteen countries around the world.
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Apple Starts to Play Nice With the eBook Antitrust Monitor

April 15th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Antitrust, Apple → 1 Comment

Apple’s 60858994_b6d47d7b24[1]court-appointed ebook antitrust monitor Michael Bromwich filed a new report on Monday, detailing a marked improvement in his interactions with Apple. In the 77-page report, Bromwich says that Apple has been more cooperative in the last couple months.
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Two New Sets of Leaked Photos Show iPhone 6 Components, Hint at 4.7″ screen

April 15th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Apple, hardware news → No Comments

Two newiphone-6-grand-2 iPhone 6 hardware leaks have shown up in the past day or so, lending credible support to the rumors that the new model will have a larger screen.

Yesterday afternoon Nowhereelse.fr published a couple photos of an injection mold which looks like it could make a larger iPhone 6 shell, and this morning iphon.fr posted images of what could be the front panel for that larger iPhone 6 (at right, click to enlarge).
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Unlabeled Diagram, Random Chunks of Metal Show up Online, Bloggers Proclaim it the Next iPhone

April 13th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Apple, DeBunking, hardware rumors, Rumors → 1 Comment

In the Springiphone6_molds_die2-800x528[1] a tech blogger’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of – new Apple gadgets.

A new set of photos has shown up on the Chinese micro-blogging site Weibo, and in spite of any provenance to show that this has any relation to Apple many bloggers are already calling this an iPhone leak.
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Apple Files Petition for a Stay in eBook Damages Trial

April 7th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Antitrust, Apple, lawsuit → 9 Comments

Apple tossed 163181916_b0f14b7e84[1]up another roadblock today in their ongoing fight over the antitrust lawsuit they lost last summer.

Having lost battles over the consumer lawsuit receiving class action certification and over the testimony of expert witnesses being thrown out, the electronics giant filed a new petition today a stay of all proceedings in the damages phase of the antitrust lawsuit.
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Apple Releases Safari Update v7.0.3

April 1st, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Apple, Safari, web browser → No Comments

Apple safari-logo-lg[1]is rolling out quite a few software updates today, including one for the Mavericks version of Safari.

Safari v7.0.3 has been available as a beta release for the past few weeks while Apple has been working out the bugs. The update adds a number of subtle improvements, including an option to turn off push notifications, security fixes, stability improvements including better sandboxing, and more.
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