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    by Published on 11-03-2010 10:16 AM

    A report in Billboard magazine says that Apple has hired one of Warner Music Group's top negotiators to work on closing deals with record labels. Elliott Peters, the senior VP and head of digital legal affairs, will be corporate attorney director for iTunes Europe and Internet services, in Apple's Luxembourg office.

    Billboard claims to have obtained "an internal memo" from someone at Warner ...
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    by Published on 11-03-2010 12:08 AM

    Rumors have circulated for some time that Apple will increase the length of music previews. In a letter sent to music label representatives, Apple has stated that they will now increase song previews to 90-seconds for songs longer than 2 minutes and 30 seconds. Shorter songs will still have 30-second previews. No time frame has been given yet, but the fact that Apple is informing label representatives ...
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    by Published on 11-02-2010 12:30 PM


    You heard it correctly. After two months in the approval process Apple has finally pushed through Skyfire 2.0. This is a Safari overlay that adds in a ton of extra functionality including the ability to transcode ...
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    by Published on 11-02-2010 10:48 AM

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8-nKo2hqlg]YouTube - Apple ad - iPad is Electric[/ame]

    Apple has solidified its early lead in the tablet sales war, increasing its market share in tablet computers to an overwhelming 95%, according to new sales data from market research firm Strategy Analytics. "The tablet wars are up and running," said Neil Mawston, Director of Strategy Analytics. Apple ...
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    by Published on 11-02-2010 09:32 AM

    In case you missed it, last night Target announced via press release on its website that the mega-retailer will begin selling the iPhone beginning this Sunday, November 7th. With the rush of the holiday season upon us, Apple has expanded its popular product lines to more retailers than at any time in history. For Target, it's the second major Apple product arrival in so many months. On October ...
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    by Published on 11-02-2010 08:48 AM

    Tuesday morning brought with it the arrival of some surprisingly pleasant news from Apple - at least for folks who plan to purchase a Mac mini without using US currency. Today, Apple has begun a discount available to international shoppers that offers what many see as a substantive price cut on the Mac mini line of desktops.

    According to Apple, the basic, least expensive model ...
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    by Published on 11-02-2010 02:29 AM

    Apple, today released iOS 4.2 Golden Master to developers. Apple appears to be on track for its scheduled November release. There is said to be 100+ new features and innovations included with this update. Now that the GM has been released to developers it shouldn’t be too long before it’s made available to the public.

    With this release, Apple will finally bring the iPad up-to-date with the iPhone and iPod Touch. This software ...
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    by Published on 11-01-2010 11:25 AM

    We've talked before about Apple's plans to turn future iDevices into electronic wallets, allowing you to wave your phone over a reader to pay for things. Now, there's an unsourced report claiming that Apple has a much more "revolutionary" goal: putting your entire desktop on your phone so that any Mac can become your Mac.

    Leander Kahney at Cult of Mac shared the interesting revelations from a source ...
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    by Published on 11-01-2010 09:59 AM

    It's amazing what a lawsuit from Apple can do to - or for - one's brand. In the case of HyperMac - the controversial accessory maker - the legal actions on the part of Apple have resulted in the need for a re-branding of sorts that is literally "juicing" their former image. On Monday, HyperMac announced it has become HyperJuice.

    "In the coming weeks, the 'HyperMac' brand name ...
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    by Published on 11-01-2010 09:58 AM

    An iOS 4.1 bug that causes alarms to be one hour off after the "Summer" or "Daylight Savings" time switch hit European users this weekend. The same bug affected New Zealand and Australian iOS users last month, as those countries went on Daylight Savings for the austral summer. At the time, Apple Australia indicated that the bug fix would be released soon, but it appears that we'll be waiting ...
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    by Published on 11-01-2010 09:29 AM

    On Monday, the latest findings and analysis by Canalys of worldwide smartphone purchases and shipments indicate that the iPhone has had a solid third quarter this year, becoming the best selling smartphone on the planet during this period. Although the collective bunch of phones running Android represented a larger market share (43.6%), Apple's lone iPhone captured an impressive 26.2%. The ...
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    by Published on 10-31-2010 07:46 PM

    If youíve been pining away for USB 3 on the Mac, youíre going to have to wait a little while longer. The rumor mills have been buzzing lately, in anticipation of the arrival of USB 3, but now it seems that Steve Jobs has put an end to all of that. In a recent e-mail to Steve, Tom Kruk asked Appleís top man why it isnít possible to order a Mac with USB 3.0. Jobs, who in recent years has taken ...