Archive | November 13th, 2012

Test Messages on the decline thanks to iMessage

13. November 2012

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TUAW reports: A report from independent analyst Chetan Sharma suggests text messaging is on the decline in the US. Results from his report published on Monday show that the number of text messages sent each month by wireless customers has fallen. In the third quarter of 2012, mobile phone owners in the US sent 678 texts per [...]

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Apple more than doubles Tiffany when it comes to sales per square foot

13. November 2012

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Apple’s line of retail stores yield an average of $6,050 in sales per square foot. In second place, lagging waay way behind is Tiffany & Co. whose stores net $3,017 in sales per square foot. As for average sales measured on a store by store basis, it makes sense that huge warehouse shopping centers like [...]

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Nokia to launch Maps app for iOS

13. November 2012

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And so the Mapping landscape gets a bit more crowded. To further extend its location services, Nokia is launching a maps application for iOS under the HERE brand. Based on HTML5, it will include offline capabilities, voice-guided walk navigation, and public transport directions. The application is scheduled to be available for free download from Apple’s [...]

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Dropbox soars to 100 million users

13. November 2012

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I guess in hindsight the Dropbox folks made the right call by refusing Apple’s reported $800 million buyout offer a few years back. The cloud storage solution company that nearly everyone I know seems to use just announced that they’ve reached 100 million users. Not too shabby at all. Five years pass more quickly than [...]

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LTE iPad Minis en route, deliveries scheduled for November 16

13. November 2012

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9to5Mac reports: Apple has begun shipping the LTE version of the iPad mini to customers who have pre-ordered. Yesterday, we noted that Apple began shipping the LTE model of the fourth-generation iPad. Like the fourth-generation models, Apple is now telling some customers that their shipped iPad minis will arrive on Friday, November 16th.

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Apple donates $2.5 million to Hurricane Sandy relief

13. November 2012

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In the wake of the Hurricane that ravaged parts of New York and left millions of individuals without electricity for days on end, Apple has stepped up to the plate and donated $2.5 million to the Red Cross in an effort to help out with the relief efforts. The email below was sent from Apple [...]

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