Super-stardom isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, as Apple has discovered with its immensely popular iPhone since it debuted in 2007. If it’s not the target of ill-gotten patent lawsuits, it’s taking heat for just about everything else. Now, a New York Times article is suggesting that the device is responsible for all of AT&T’s problems as well.
As widely reported in recent days, Apple’s latest 27-inch iMac has had some hardware problems out of the box, and fixing the issues has caused shipping delays for new orders. The company is now working to remedy those problems, complete with a reported apology.
Apple launched iTunes 9 back in September with a revamp of how many online store pages were displayed, most notably by using Safari-like WebKit to render them. Over the weekend, one of the areas left neglected several months ago has started to get a refresh as well.
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For all of its success in the music business, Apple has been mostly been chasing its tail where video entertainment is concerned. But a new report from Wired claims that the company may be launching a new second offensive to solve the problem.
Look out the window for flying pigs! Rumor has it that Apple has let one slip past the goalie -- in this case, an iPhone application was approved despite a violation being spotted, with a warning to fix the problem down the road.
Back in October, cell phone giant Nokia slapped Apple with a lawsuit alleging infringement of its wireless standard patents. Now, Apple is fighting back with a countersuit in what they call a “response” to Nokia’s legal action.