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Tim Cook comes out: “I’m proud to be gay”

30. October 2014

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Apple CEO Tim Cook today penned a heartwarming letter for BloombergBusinessweek where he publicly acknowledged, for the first time, that he is gay. The letter reads in part: For years, I’ve been open with many people about my sexual orientation. Plenty of colleagues at Apple know I’m gay, and it doesn’t seem to make a [...]

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Apple’s Watch ads are steamier than usual

11. September 2014

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If you pop on over to Apple’s Watch pages on the company website and start browsing around, you’ll notice the interstitial ads are a bit more sultry, dare we say steamier, than usual. I can just see the tagline now — “Don’t kiss me yet. First, send me your heartbeat.” With no release date nailed [...]

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Even Brad Pitt wants to know what’s in Apple’s mysterious 3-story white structure

8. September 2014

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It’s the calm before the storm, folks. Tomorrow promises to be one of the most important dates in Apple history. Well, either that or Apple has done an incredibly stupid job of hyping up an event with no pay off. But seriously, the avalanche of evidence suggesting that Apple has some stellar announcements tomorrow is [...]

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Joy of Tech depicts the typical Apple fan during the iWatch unveiling

8. September 2014

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Apple’s media event tomorrow will have the entire tech world at attention, watching and listening to Tim Cook and co.’s every word. In addition to the introduction of two new iPhones, tomorrow will likely see the unveiling of Apple’s first new product category since the iPad was unveiled four years ago. Suffice it to say, [...]

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Nike refutes reports of Nike FuelBand discontinuation

19. April 2014

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CNET reported yesterday that Nike laid off its entire Nike FuelBand team and that the company was planning to get out of the hardware business entirely in order to focus on software. The company informed members of the 70-person hardware team — part of its larger, technology-focused Digital Sport division comprised of about 200 people [...]

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HTC reportedly hires the brain behind Samsung’s Galaxy brand

19. April 2014

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While Samsung and Apple remain the top two smartphone manufacturers on the planet, that hasn’t always been in the case. Indeed, it’s easy to forget amidst the deluge of Samsung advertising materials that appear at every step, but HTC, back in the early days of Android, used to be Apple’s stiffest competition. These days, HTC [...]

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Fifth-gen iPad slated for release in September

8. July 2013

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AppleInsider reports: The details were relayed by the usual supply chain sources to DigiTimes, a Taiwanese tech industry publication frequently skewered for its track record. On Monday, the publication said that a new 9.7-inch iPad is planned to debut in September with a slimmer bezel, as has been rumored. In addition, the report said the number of LED [...]

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Is this Apple’s low cost iPhone?

8. July 2013

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MacRumors has the scoop over here.

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Apple moves away from Foxconn, Pegatron steps up

13. May 2013

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Cult of Mac reports via Reuters: Hon Hai Precision Industry, better known as Foxconn, has long been Apple’s biggest manufacturing partner, with around 60-70% of its revenue coming from the Cupertino company. But local rival Pegatron is hoping to change that. By offering Apple more competitive prices and sacrificing its profit margins, Pegatron appears to be [...]

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iWork is still alive and kickin’

13. May 2013

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AppleBitch reports: Despite many assumptions to the contrary, it seems that Apple hasn’t forgotten iWork altogether as the company has today posted a job advertisement looking for a software QA engineer to work on the next generation of iWork software. The position advertisement is specifying a software engineer who can ‘work on the next generation of Desktop, [...]

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What is Siri grateful for?

8. May 2013

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Siri certainly is sassy these days. But on other days, she’s just glad to make it through the boring ole’ 9-5.

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More reports that Apple iPhone 5S production will start this June/July

8. May 2013

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Katy Huberty of Morgan Stanley isn’t the only one with news of Apple’s plans to kick off iPhone 5S production this Summer. We also have a report from Nikkan which notes that displays for Apple’s next-gen iPhone will be manufactured by a trifecta of Sharp, LG, and Japan Display. Sharp also begin in June the [...]

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