Archive | September 1st, 2011

Brian Hogan and Sage Robert Wallower plead not-guilty in iPhone 4 theft case

1. September 2011

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Yesterday, news surfaced that the unthinkable had happened – an Apple employee had lost yet another iPhone prototype after an evening out in a bar. Last year, Gizmodo famously published photos of pre-production iPhone 4 it obtained after paying someone a few grand for the device. That “someone”, it later turned out, was a then […]

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Steve Jobs explains why Apple wasn’t keen on tablet computing back in 2003

1. September 2011

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Apple didn’t release the first tablet computer or even come up with the idea for tablet computing itself. If anything, Microsoft, and Bill Gates in particular, were championing tablet computers years before the iPad was released. In this video clip from the first All Things D conference in 2003, former Apple CEO Steve Jobs explains […]

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Foxconn planning to ship whopping 20 million iPad 2s to Apple this quarter

1. September 2011

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With competitors still struggling in vain to dethrone the iPad, Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn will reportedly ship 20 million iPad 2 units this quarter, representing a 60% increase in sequential growth. While this obviously doesn’t represent how many iPads Apple will ultimately sell, Apple last quarter sold nearly¬† every iPad it manufactured amid booming demand […]

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Renderings of two new iPhone models courtesy of the icon in the latest Photo Stream beta

1. September 2011

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When Apple released the latest Photo Stream beta recently, developers found that one of the images used was an iPhone style icon that didn’t resemble any previous iterations of the iPhone. So naturally, folks began wondering if the icon was a representation of Apple’s upcoming iPhone or simply a rendering of a generic smartphone. While […]

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Apple promotes Eddy Cue to Senior VP of Internet Software and Services

1. September 2011

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In the first significant executive re-shuffling following Steve Jobs’ resignation, Eddy Cue has been promoted Apple’s executive team and will serve as Apple’s Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services. Under his new role, Cue will report directly to Tim Cook and will help over see Apple’s content stores, including the iTunes Music Store, […]

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Apple’s latest iPad 2 ad focuses on ‘Learning’ [Video]

1. September 2011

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Apple on Wednesday unveiled a new iPad ad titled Learning which highlights the iPad 2s ability to help facilitate the learning process in a number of disciplines. From learning about human anatomy to the solar system, the iPad 2, the commercial implicitly tells us, has the app selection and user experience to provide a new […]

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Sprint raises early termination fee to $350 one month ahead of iPhone 5 launch

1. September 2011

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Providing even more fodder for the iPhone is coming to Sprint rumor mill, SprintFeed is reporting that Sprint next week will begin instituting a $350 early termination fee for users who decide to opt out of their contract. Depending on how many months a user has left on his/her contract, the ETF will be pro-rated […]

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