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Apple Rumored To Build 7.85″ iPad Mini, iPad 3 In 2012

More rumors are surfacing about a smaller iPad that could be released in Q3 of 2012. Part suppliers are allegedly informing Digitimes sources about the new model, just like previous rumors of an iPad 3 sporting a 2048x1536 display.

Magic Super Trio Cable Fits USB And Apple Tips From A Single Cord

The picture says it all. If you need multiple USB connectors in a single cable, even an Apple 40-pin connector, check out the super Trio adapter cable for $19 from Innergie.

Apple’s 2880×1800 MacBook Pro Rumored For Release In Q2 Of 2012

According to DigiTimes, supply chain sources claim that Apple is readying a new MacBook Pro with whooping  2880x1800 screen for Q2 of 2012. A 2880x1800...

Apple Is Rumored To Buy Anobit Memory Chip Maker At $500M

Reuters reports that Apple is in advanced negotiations to buy Anobit for $400 - $500 million.

Samsung winning in Apple’s law suits in Australia; Germany may ban iPad, iPhone

Call it bad week for Apple's legal teams worldwide. First, A German court has issued a ruling in a patent case between Motorola and Apple which could lead to a temporary ban on sales of iPhones and iPads in Germany.

Apple Loses iPad Trademark Suit In China

According to Netbooknews, a company named Proview Technology (Shenzhen, mainland China) has registered the "iPad" name and trademark as far back as 2000, that is, much earlier than "iSomething" naming pattern has hit the Apple.

Apple Adding 4G To Its iPad 3 And iPhone 5?

Reports have come in claiming that both the iPad 3 and iPhone 5 with have 4G LTE capabilities. At least for the moment Apple has yet to confirm or deny such future plans.

Apple iOS 5.1 Beta Out To Developers

It doesn't take Apple very long to start bringing out updates for iOS, and now the time has come for a developer beta of iOS 5.1.

Samsung Pokes Fun At Apple In Their Latest Ad

It seems that the declining relationship between Samsung and Apple is really starting to heat up a little. First, it seems likely that Apple is dropping Samsung in favor of Sharp for its next-gen displays. Now, Samsung has decided to create an ad poking fun of Apple's iPhone 4G in favor of the Galaxy S II.

Apple Switching To Sharp For Displays

It seems that Apple's partnership with Samsung is finally coming to an end. Apple is moving its display production away from Samsung in favor of Sharp Corporation, at least according to Analyst Peter Misek.

What Is Apple Hiding Within Its Coding?

It has been speculated that iMessage may soon be added to OSX either as a separate program or integrated somehow into the existing iChat program, although just a rumor the arrival of this coding does suggest Apple is working on something.

A Beautiful Dream Of An Apple iTV

The news of the device has sparked the imaginations of many, including Guilherme M. Schasiepen who has created a fantastic concept design for what he believes an Apple Television should look like. The concept is named the “iTV” and features a super-thin, minimalistic styling that is decisively Apple-esque. According to the concept the device would offer abilities such as Siri Voice Control, multi-touch, FaceTime HD, AirPlay, and no-glasses 3D technology.

Why An Apple 15-inch MacBook Air Might Be Really Real

Apple’s MacBook Air ultraportable notebooks have been incredibly popular, but are only available in 11 and 13-inch models.

Apple Acquires C3: 3D Mapping For iOS 6?

Last year it was rumored that Apple acquired C3 Technologies, an advanced 3D mapping company. Perhaps you use Google maps and their 3D map modules which is available exclusively on Android OS. Since Google does not willingly give this technology to iOS devices.

Apple iPad 2, iPhone 4S Jailbreak Released: Not Public

Not surprisingly, the jailbreak solution comes to us from the iPhone Dev Team, the same people that did Yellowsn0w, Redsn0w, and all the other sn0w jailbreaks for previous iDevices.

Apple Open Sources Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC)

I don't think I've ever used "Apple" and "open source" in the same sentence without having to throw in a "no" or a "not" in there somewhere.

Apple iOS 5 Gets Semi-Tethered Jailbreak Solution

There is a distinct difference between a tethered and an untethered jailbreak for iDevices. With the former, you get stuck at the Apple logo every time that you reboot your iPhone or iPad unless you plug it back into a PC. That's not the case with an untethered jailbreak. So, what exactly is a "semi-tethered" jailbreak then?

Siri CEO Dag Kittlaus Quits Apple Shortly After 4S Launch

In terms of hardware, the iPhone 4S isn't exactly a quantum leap from the iPhone 4. Yes, it has an upgraded processor and a better camera, but Siri is the real star of the show. And now the man behind Siri is done with all things Cupertino... at least for now.

Siri Ported to iPhone 4, Apple Blocking Devices?

It has been 18 since Apple ventured into the handheld electronics world. They kicked it off with devices like the Newton Message Pad and now we have the advanced iPhone 4 with iOS 5. You can do almost anything on your smartphone these days and the advent of smartphones like Android devices and iPhone iterations, and most recently tablets have spelled the demise of the PDA.

Apple iCloud now open to the public

Apple has officially launched iCloud sooner than expected, granting you access right now.

$200 Apple iPad mini in 2012 to combat Amazon Kindle Fire?

Ticonderoga Securities analyst Brian White has been making his way through the factories in China and Taiwan. During his journeys with the component makers, he's heard more than a few rumblings about the possibility of an iPad mini.

Cards App for iPhone and iPod Touch Announced by Apple

Apple has something in store for you so there is no need to worry. On Tuesday, the company unveiled one of its newest apps, Cards during a media event. Cards is an official Apple product that lets you send greeting cards to your relatives and loved ones all around the world.

How to run Android apps on your Apple iPad?

This is a port of the Dalvik virtual machine from Android and it effectively lets you run Android applications on devices that aren't running Android. This includes the Apple iPad, apparently.

Confirmed: Apple iCloud to launch on October 12

In case you haven't been following along, iCloud is a free service from Apple that essentially synchronizes your content across multiple iOS devices.

Everything you need to know about the Apple iPhone 4S

After months of hearsay, rumors, and conjecture, it's finally official. Apple did not announce a new iPhone 5 this morning. Instead, it followed in the tradition started by the 3GS by revealing the new Apple iPhone 4S to the world.

Apple iPhone 5 launch date set for October 14?

The media invitation specifically says, "Let's talk iPhone," so at least that's a certain level of confirmation for us. The assumption is that iOS 5 and iCloud will be discussed at the same event, finally putting months of rumors, leaks, and hearsay to rest.

Google increases war effort against Apple, buys 1000+ patents from IBM

In a conventional modern war, you want to arm yourself with guns, tanks, and fighter jets. In the war between Apple and Google, the ammunition comes in the form of patents and let's just say that Google has been busy with some stockpiling.

iPhone 4 pimped with glowing Apple mod

From the British iDevice repair service iPatch comes the new iPhone 4 mod, which sets your phone’s Apple logo aglow whenever the screen lights up. This is very much similar to the MacBook logo which also lights up when opened. According to the director of iPatch, Andy Smith, the new feature is a “complete secret” and “very tricky to replicate." He also added that it is impossible to imitate at home unless you have special equipment.

Apple iPad 2 gets inductive charging with iPort LaunchPort

Port LaunchPort inductive charger for the iPad 2 has been announced and it's looking simplistically sweet. Like other inductive charging solutions, you don't need a physical cable to connect to your iPad in order to top up its battery. Instead, you simply place it on the charging base and it will magnetically align, juicing up that battery with no wires attached.

Comex gets internship at Apple

Nicholas Allegra, known as Comex to the iPhone world, will be starting an internship with Apple in early September. Comex announced on Twitterthat he will start the internship "the week after next." He gained notoriety last year when he released a web-based JailbreakMe exploit for the iPhone 4 while a member of the iPhone Dev Team.

Steve Jobs says iResign, steps down as Apple CEO

We all knew this day was coming eventually, but it's always still a surprise when it finally arrives. No, this is not a rumor. Steve Jobs has officially resigned from the position of Apple CEO. He sent out an official letter to the "Apple Community" and this letter is copied below.

Apple gears up for an early 2012 launch of iPad 3 tablet

Apparently, Apple has started to order some of the key components from suppliers in Asia for development and production of the iPad3. These include sourcing parts like the chips and display panels. With an "early 2012" release window rumored, the iPad 3 will reportedly get quadruple the resolution of the current iPad 2, bumping up to 2048x1536.

Leaked iPhone 5 pic is fake, but Apple might reuse iPhone 4 camera

Earlier today we were told that the leaked picture above was the battery and the camera module of the iPhone 5. Internal components like these may not be too exciting to most, but they do reveal something quite interesting. Now it's been revealed by Kyle Wiens from iFixit that the photo is actually of an iPhone 4 module, not the iPhone 5, and was recognized as such by the iPhone 4 upon connection and usage. Still, Apple could be using the same camera for the iPhone 5.

South Korea Prepping for Major Class Action Lawsuit Against Apple

Apple is embroiled in many lawsuits, but this time a class-action lawsuit in South Korea could hit the company hard. With over 27,000 signatures of people on a petition seeking co-complainants for a class-action suit designed to "protect privacy rights" it could involve more than pocket change for Apple.

Apple iPhone 5 being tested with 4G LTE radios

Maybe this is one of the (potentially many) reasons the iPhone 5 has been delayed several times. It's not about white paint. Instead, we're hearing that a version of the upcoming iPhone 5 is being tested with some 4G LTE capabilities. That'd make it pretty different from the current iPhone 4, wouldn't you say?

Apple lawsuits against Samsung, etc. are really against Google?

Well, that's mildly passive aggressive of Steve Jobs, don't you think? By now, you've surely heard about all the patent infringement lawsuits that Apple has launched against companies like Samsung, but it looks like the real target isn't these manufacturers at all: it's Google.

Apple on other side of the lawsuit equation with fast-booting OS X

Not a day goes by that we don't hear about Apple suing this company or Apple suing that company, but now the Cupertino-based company is on the receiving end of the latest fatent infringment lawsuit and it has to do with the fast-booting operation in OS X.

Apple iPhone 5 delayed until late October, leaked photos show new design

Uh oh. Up until now, the tradition has been for Steve Jobs to take the stage and launch a new version of the popular iPhone every June. This year, it looked like the next iteration -- which could be called the iPhone 4S or the iPhone 5 -- would get pushed until September. Now, it's looking like anyone waiting will have to keep waiting until some time in October.

Apple is the largest smartphone maker in the world, has more cash than U.S....

We all knew this day was coming. It was inevitable. And now it is here. Apple has jumped ahead of the crowd and landed itself on top of the heap as the largest smartphone maker in the world based on volume. And it does this by releasing just one new model each year.

Apple’s new rules might kill in-app shopping

Gone are the days of in-app book and music purchases thanks to new rules from Apple. The scheme, which came into effect this month, deducts 30 per cent of each in-app sale – say, ebooks, mp3s or extra levels in game apps. The decision has led Amazon, Kobo, Rhapsody and various other companies to remove the ability to shop from within their apps. And it drove ebookstore and reader app iFlow out of business.

Apple Store fakers in China shut down, but not why you would think

By now, you've surely heard about the unofficial and completely unauthorized Apple Stores that popped up in places like Kunming in the Yunnan province in China. They looked like real Apple Stores, complete with the same kinds of product displays and employees in blue shirts. Well, at least two of them have now been closed.

Survey says Amazon Android tablet could be a threat to Apple’s iPad

I wouldn't go quite as far as Retrovo in saying that an Android tablet from Amazon is the biggest threat to the iPad, but it goes to show you that the public would definitely be interested in one. When looking at the survey results, 55% of those who responded said that they would seriously consider buying a tablet from Amazon.

Increased Apple Store staffing points to iPhone 5 launch?

We're hearing that Apple Stores in both the UK and the US are ramping up their staffing needs for August through to October. Yes, this could just be for the back to school rush. That being said, the September timeframe is also when we are expecting to see the announcement and subsequent launch of the next iPhone model.

HTC ready to deal with Apple over patent disputes

HTC chief financial officer Winston Yung has a message for Apple. He says that they "have to sit down and figure it out," continuing on to say that HTC is, "open to having discussions... as long as the solution and the terms are fair and reasonable." Based on the ITC rulings in the past month, both parties have scored some minor victories.

Samsung poised to outshine Apple in smartphone sales

Since the release of the Galaxy S II in May, Samsung is estimated to have sold between 18 and 21 million smartphones globally, compared to Apple's 20.3 million iPhones, the report says.

JailbreakMe now broken thanks to Apple’s iOS update

You won't be able to jailbreak the iPad 2 a nymore, as a new update from Apple patches up a security hole related to the PDF exploit. That's the exact same exploit that JailbreakMe.com uses to jailbreak your iPad 2, as well as your iPhone, iPad 1, and iPod touch. This is what is known as an "injection" jailbreak.

Amazon tablet to combat Apple iPad this October

People are saying an Amazon-branded tablet device is being geared for October. The irony is that Amazon could very well go with Android for its tablet... considering Google just stepped into its turf with the Story HD and, even before that, the rise of Google Books.

Apple patents dabble in augmented reality, transparent displays

With the next iPad, it's reasonable to expect a higher resolution screen and a more powerful processor, but it's possible that we could be getting a hefty dose of augmented reality when it comes to the next-gen tablet too. Apple recently filed a few patents and they seem to outline at least two interesting propositions.

Upcoming Apple update to kill JailBreakMe iOS exploit?

It was a cheer heard 'round the world: the iPad 2 jailbreak had arrived by way of Comex. However, it looks like Apple might be patching up the security hole that allows the new JailBreakMe.com to work in the first place. Yes, already.

Apple iPad 3 mockup emerges with 3D edge-to-edge AMOLED display

Let's preface this by saying that,this mockup is highly unofficial and will most probably not even nearly represent what the final third-generation tablet from Apple will look like. That said, it is in line with several of the possible rumors for the iPad 3, including an edge-to-edge display that could be similar to the edge-to-edge we're hearing for the iPhone 5.

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