Archive | November, 2012

Steve Jobs pitching the iPad on Dragons’ Den

26. November 2012

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This is a great video thanks to extremely clever editing and music. What we have is Steve Jobs introducing the iPad on Dragons Den, a UK show that is very similar to the US-based Shark Tank and involves entrepeneurs pitching their ideas to a handful of multi-millionaires. Ever want to see the calm, cool, collected [...]

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Barclays Bank purchases 8500 iPads

24. November 2012

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The Channel reports that Barclays Bank has bought upwards of 8500 iPads. The buy, made with dealer Insight UK, is believed to be one of the largest roll outs of the iPad or indeed any tablet in the UK finance sector, and signals the growing acceptance of the tab tech in corporate land.  A PR [...]

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Worst name for an Apple employee ever

24. November 2012

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A’ha! It appears that Samsung has a man working on the inside.

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Samsung says iPhone wouldn’t be possible without Samsung’s wireless patents

24. November 2012

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Ah yes, the perpetual battle between Samsung and Apple shows no signs of slowing down. Recently, Samsung executive Shin Jong-Kyun said that Samsung has no plans to follow HTC’s lead and enter into a settlement agreement with Apple. What’s more, he also managed to throw in a jab or two against Apple’s iPhone. The truth [...]

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Apple spares no details when it comes to Mac dictation

24. November 2012

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In that it turns the Macs fans off. Nifty.

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Samsung will have access to Apple and HTC’s settlement agreement

23. November 2012

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Samsung’s request for access to Apple and HTC’s recent settlement agreement has been granted by US Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal. As a quick refresher, Samsung argued that it should be able to check out the particulars of the aforementioned agreement so as to see if the terms are such that they might have to [...]

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Apple paid Color Labs about 7 million for their assets

23. November 2012

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TechCrunch reports: In a lawsuit filed today by a former founding employee of Color Labs, one moment of clarity emerged amidst some seriously salacious allegations: Color’s approximately 20 person technology team and some of its key intellectual property assets were indeed acquired by Apple last month. This deal was buzzed about a lot in the [...]

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Windows 8 sales are tepid and disappointing

23. November 2012

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Remember when Windows OS launches used to mean something? Yeah, well we’re in a new age now and OS releases just aren’t, for the lack of a better word, sexy anymore. That said, it’s not all that surprising that sales of Windows 8 thus far have been rather slow. ExtremeTech reports: Further confirming our suspicions that Windows [...]

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iTunes 11 should be out by the end of the year

23. November 2012

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Apple is taking its dear time with iTunes 11, reportedly putting the final tweaks on its software to make sure it addresses many of the long-standing complaints users have had against Apple’s iconic media player. The next version of iTunes, which Apple says will be out by the end of the month for both Mac and Windows, [...]

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Apple’s spaceship style campus delayed until 2016

23. November 2012

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Well it turns out that Steve Jobs vision for Apple’s new campus is on hold until 2016, a few years later than the company initially anticipated. The iPhone maker included the new timetable in an updated proposal it submitted to the city on Nov. 14. While Apple, the world’s largest company by market value, had wanted to [...]

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Gene Munster predicts Apple HDTV in 2013 – This old song and dance again?

20. November 2012

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Like clockwork, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster is out with some more predictions of an Apple HDTV, a prediction he’s been recycling for what may very well be 4 years now. Here’s how Munster anticipates Apple’s 2013 playing out: Munster’s revised thinking on the Apple TV release was buried in a note on his product [...]

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T-Mobile admits lack of iPhone causes customer churn, but still not keen on carrying it

20. November 2012

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T-Mobile continues to lose customers and the head honchos there aren’t shy about admitting that its largely due to the fact that they don’t carry the iPhone. During the Morgan Stanley 12th Annual Technology, Media & Telecoms Conference in Barcelona, Spain, T-Mobile USA COO Jim Alling explained, “Make no mistake about it: We would love to carry [...]

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