Posted On Thursday, December 5, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors, Yahoo! Answers Tags: a-fairly-steady, a-stock-buyback, apb-retribution, apple, black, black friday, books, front page, imac, ipad, iphone, mac, macrumors, our-staff
With just a few weeks left in 2013, Apple's stock has finally rebounded to set a new 52-week high of $575.14 earlier today, although it has since pulled back by a few dollars. Apple's stock price peaked at just over $700 back in September 2012 before beginning a slide that took the price to under $400 by mid-April of this year.
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 Thursday, December 5, 2013 By temp. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: amazon, apple, baseball, basketball, beach, Christmas, design, family, front page, holiday, imac, ipod, macrumors, vehicles, wireless
AT&T has announced that it will be introducing new “Mobile Share Value Plans“ on December 8, which includes an option for no annual contracts that brings a $15 monthly discount to shared data customers that meet one of four requirements. The requirements include getting a smartphone for no down payment with the "AT&T Next" early upgrade program, bringing a separate off-contract device, purchasing a smartphone at full retail price, or switching to a new plan after a phone is no longer under contract.
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
Posted On Wednesday, December 4, 2013 By temp. Under 9to5Mac, iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: adventure, books, copyright, flash, heroes, holiday, imac, iphone, ipod, macrumors, models, network, software, vehicles
Following the seeding of the latest OS X Mavericks 10.9.1 beta to developers yesterday, Apple has now distributed the latest build of the OS to AppleCare employees, reports 9to5Mac . This sort of internal release typically signals an imminent public release of the software, assuming the OS X development team does not find any mission critical bugs in final testing. The update includes the following fixes: - Improved support for Gmail in OS X Mail, and fixes for users with custom Gmail settings - Improves the reliability of Smart Mailboxes and search in Mail - Fixes an issue that prevented contact groups from working properly in Mail - Resolves an issue that prevented VoiceOver from speaking sentences that contain emoji - Updates Shared Links periodically when open in the Safari Sidebar The first beta of 10.9.1 was seeded to developers back in mid-November following a public update specifically to address issues with Mavericks' Mail.app and Gmail
Posted On Wednesday, December 4, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors, TechCrunch Tags: amazon, apple, city, copyright, design, energy, front page, google, mac, macrumors, network, techcrunch, technology, vehicles
Exact Editions , a London based digital publishing startup, has begun implementing Apple's iBeacon microlocation receivers to deliver location-based access to iOS Newsstand publications, reports TechCrunch . The iBeacon receivers are used as a part of the company's “ByPlace“ service, which can trigger location specific publications and other content once an iPhone or iPad is nearby. In the first implementation of the program, patrons of Bar Kick in Shoreditch, UK can access soccer magazine "When Saturday Comes" and style magazine "Dazed & Confused" free of charge while at the bar, with the apps reverting to regular subscription status once out of range of Bar Kick's iBeacons
Posted On Tuesday, December 3, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: android, ball, china, chinese, design, imac, ipad, iphone, iphone apps, macrumors, taxes, technology, trademark, vehicles
Apple has been awarded a patent by the U.S.
Posted On Monday, December 2, 2013 By temp. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: android, apple, controller, copyright, google, imac, ipad, iphone apps, ipod, macrumors, models, Motorola, search-engine, thailand
Apple has purchased social analytics firm Topsy for more than $200 million, reports The Wall Street Journal .
Posted On Monday, December 2, 2013 By temp. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: android, apple, beautiful, controller, copyright, dell, front page, google, imac, iphone apps, ipod, mac, macrumors, power, united-states
Following the initial revelation of some details on a new 24-inch 3840 x 2160 "4K" Ultra HD display from Dell yesterday, the company has now officially announced that the display launches today in the Americas with a $1399 price tag. A 32-inch model at the same resolution is also available for $3499, while Dell will be introducing a 28-inch 4K display in early 2014 with breakthrough pricing of under $1000. 24-inch UP2414Q (left) and 32-inch UP3214Q (right) All three displays carry the same 3840 x 2160 resolution, giving them varying pixel densities ranging from 140 pixels per inch (ppi) on the 32-inch model to 157 ppi on the upcoming 28-inch model and 185 ppi on the 24-inch model.