Posted On Friday, December 6, 2013 By temp. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: amazon, books, copyright, European, front page, google, iphone, iphone apps, ipod, mac, models
In its European Apple Online Stores, Apple has begun offering a 32-inch Sharp “4K” Ultra HD LED monitor . Retailing for
Posted On Friday, December 6, 2013 By temp. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: apple, baseball, books, copyright, front page, holiday, imac, mac
Following the second victory in its long-running patent lawsuit with Samsung, Apple has filed a motion asking the judge to order Samsung to pay nearly $16 million in legal fees ( via Dan Levine ). Apple says that its lawsuit with Samsung is "an exceptional case" and that there was overwhelming evidence that "Samsung deliberately copied every aspect of Apple's revolutionary iPhone product". After juries awarded Apple $930 million in damages, the company argues that it "should not be forced to bear the full expense of prosecuting its claims".
Posted On Friday, December 6, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: apple, baseball, black friday, copyright, google, holiday, iphone, ipod, iTunes, mac, macrumors, microsoft, network, technology
Earlier today, Apple launched its "iBeacon" initiative in its U.S. retail stores, allowing users of the company's iPhone app to opt in to receiving location-specific notifications and access to other information while browsing in the stores. Following the announcement of the new system, ISI analyst Brian Marshall headed over to Apple's Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan for a first-hand look, and he came away with a "mixed-to-slightly negative" impression, failing to meet his expectations.
Posted On Friday, December 6, 2013 By temp. Under DVICE, iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: books, color, copyright, design, imac, ipad, iphone, vehicles
In a new research note published today, Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White shares data from his "Apple Barometer" for the month of November, with strong increases hinting that Apple will see blockbuster performance for the holiday quarter. White's metric, which tracks performance of Taiwanese suppliers known to be heavily reliant on Apple, has seen record performances for both October and November. With approximately 97% of the sales now accounted for in our Apple Barometer, we estimate sales in November rose by approximately 19-20% M/M and well above the November average of up 6% over the past eight years.
Posted On Friday, December 6, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: apple, basketball, copyright, design, front page, google, imac, ipad, ipod, macrumors, models, network, technology, vehicles
The Associated Press is reporting that Apple will be launching iBeacon technology in its 254 U.S. retail stores today, with Apple quietly launching an over-the-air update to its Apple Store app to support iBeacon receivers in its retail locations. The official move follows a report last month stating that iBeacon integration in Apple Stores would be enabled through an Apple Store app update, with the app now prompting users about receiving in-store notifications once opened.
Posted On Friday, December 6, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: copyright, front page, holiday, holidays, ipad, iphone, mac, macrumors, models, network
Apple is continuing to see improved iPhone 5s supplies ahead of the holidays, with shipping estimates from the online Apple Store now ranging from one to three days for all carriers, colors, and capacities in North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East. The GSM-compatible SIM-free iPhone still has a shipping estimate of 1–2 weeks. Following the launch of the iPhone 5s, supplies were significantly constrained, especially for silver and gold models
Posted On Thursday, December 5, 2013 By temp. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: accessories, amazon, books, china, copyright, design, google, holiday, ipad, iphone, iphone apps, ipod, macrumors, music
Apple has filed for a United States patent detailing a smart dock that would allow users to access voice recognition functions such as Siri once a compatible device is connected, reports AppleInsider . The patent describes the dock as composing of multiple parts including a housing with a touch screen, integrated microphone, speakers and tactile buttons, along with a connector, wireless radio, and internal processor. In detail, a user would assign an audio prompt to the device upon setup such as a spoken word, phrase, or hand clap that would trigger the dock for use, and can also "unpair" voice recognition functions with another specific audio prompt
Posted On Wednesday, December 4, 2013 By temp. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: books, copyright, design, front page, google, investment, ipad, iphone, management, models, network
Activist investor Carl Icahn has filed paperwork to ask Apple shareholders to recommend a $50 billion share repurchase to Apple's board of directors. The request is what's called a precatory proposal, meaning even if a majority of shares vote in favor, it would not be binding on Apple's management.
Posted On Wednesday, December 4, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors, TechCrunch Tags: books, copyright, imac, iphone, ipod, iTunes, macrumors, social network, techcrunch
Following Apple's $200 million purchase of social analytics firm Topsy earlier this week, a wide variety of analysts and pundits have been considering what Apple might do with the company. More than anything, Topsy is a search and analytics company, holding a number of search-related patents that could be implemented directly into the App or iTunes Stores to improve searches and discovery
Posted On Wednesday, December 4, 2013 By temp. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: adventure, copyright, design, Europe, European, google, heroes, imac, ipad, iphone, iphone apps, mac, macrumors, network, sweden
At its October media event, Apple narrowed down the launch window for its redesigned Mac Pro to "December", but with the month having already begun the company has yet to announce a more specific launch date. "Jetzt vorbestellen" = "Pre-order now" German retailer Conrad Electronic has, however, now begun taking pre-orders [ Google Translate ] for the two stock configurations of the new Mac Pro, citing availability of Monday, December 16. It is unclear what Conrad is basing its availability citation on, but it appears to be the first specific claim of a launch date from a retailer, something many potential customers have been waiting for