Archive | October 2nd, 2011

AT&T to increase mobile insurance rate for the iPhone starting on October 4

2. October 2011

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A few months back, 9to5Mac got their hands on an internal AT&T memo indicating that the insurance rate for the iPhone would increase from $4.99 to 6.99 beginning on ¬†October 4th. The original report dates back to mid-July, and given that October 4th has emerged as the date of Apple’s next-gen iPhone announcement, we now […]

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Apple to launch Apple TV in seven new European countries on October 4

2. October 2011

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Apple’s fifth-generation iPhone won’t be the only new device making a big splash on October 4. MacRumors is reporting that Apple will release its Apple TV set top box in seven new countries early next week. Apple has reportedly begun informing resellers in various countries to prepare for the latest addition. All-new Apple TV Now […]

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Apple seeking international music licenses for upcoming iCloud sevice

2. October 2011

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Citing people familiar with the discussions, CNET is reporting that Apple is attempting to shore up last minute deals with various record companies that would net Apple international music licenses for its upcoming iCloud service. If Apple is successful in achieving said deals, an announcement to that effect may be made at Apple’s upcoming iPhone-centric […]

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Amazon ad – “From Kindle, the Fire is born”

2. October 2011

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Amazon’s ad for the Kindle Fire states in part: “A Fire is born! A Kindle for movies, music, web, games, and reading.” To a certain extent, the Kindle Fire is essentially a $199 iPod Touch. No 3G, no microphone, and merely a media consumption device. As such, comparing the Kindle Fire to the iPad might […]

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