It's a scorcher outside just about everywhere but Alaska, and that doesn't even count for Apple's sales earnings which are just incredibly huge. It's no secret that the last few years have been kind to Cupertino, and now with Lion roaring down the competition, let's see what's cooking Apple style.
Apparently the Mac App Store distribution forum has served Apple well, at least as far as Mac OS X Lion is concerned. Apple announced today, that in just one day, over one million users bought and downloaded the latest operating system. The sales are the fastest than any other OS release in Apple's history!
As Apple continues to pile on the cash, so do the rumors that surround just what the company intends to do with it. At $76.2 billion in cash and securities, something has to give at some point, right? Two people familiar with the auction of the Hulu online video service have revealed that Apple may be putting some of that cash to use shortly.
Since its debut in 2008, Apple’s Time Capsule has been a study in simplicity and elegance. Offering its users an all-in-one wireless internet gateway and impeccable storage and backup solution, it’s a peripheral device that simply oozes win. For those of us that bought our Time Capsules back in 2008, however, it’s also a device that’s beginning to get a little long in the tooth, especially in the face of the stellar 2TB and 3TB storage update Cupertino gave it this past June. If you’re made of money, you could opt to fork over $499 for a taste of Apple’s new wireless backup hotness, or with a little hard work, you can upgrade your existing Time Capsule with a brand new high-speed 3TB drive for less than half that price. Here’s how to do it.
If there's one issue that's seemed to dominate the tech world headlines this year, it's been lawsuits. Continuing the trend, in a potentially large decision today, the U.S. International Trade Commission gave an initial determination in Apple's patent infringement suit against HTC, and it isn't looking good for the latter.
In the latest update from the current rumble in the tech world jungle, Samsung is again putting up its dukes with Apple. This time, the company has filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission. The move could mean the company is looking for a ban on the importation to the U.S. of the iPhone, iPad and iPod.
What may have once been a "hobby" for Apple, could begin to turn into something more than, if a new rumor from a former executive is to be believed. Reportedly Apple would team up with a major OEM to begin to distribute iOS-powered, Apple-branded television displays.
Most schools have been out of session for only days, and it looks like Apple is ready to get its annual summer campaign underway. However, instead of the usual free iPod with your Mac purchase, it looks like Apple may be taking a different approach this year.
If imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, a number of Apple's competitors must be blushing in the wake of WWDC 2011. With Cupertino's unveiling of iMessages -- a service that may sound all too familiar to users of RIM's BlackBerry messaging service -- and a number of system tweaks for iOS that mimic the features offered by a number of apps available via the Cydia App Store, it appears that Apple is paying close attention to what their business rivals have been doing.
As stoked as we are to see these great perks coming to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users this fall, we feel there's a few more tricks that Apple could learn from the other guys. Here are five of our favorites.