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Topic: iPod

Apple changes multitasking bar, MobileMe login in iOS 4.2 GM

11/02/2010, 01:11 am

Subtle changes to iOS 4.2 in the Golden Master released to developers Monday include the addition of volume controls and an AirPlay button to the multitasking bar and an option to access MobileMe with an Apple ID. Meanwhile, developers can now submit their iOS 4.2 apps to Apple for review.

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Apple releases iPhone, iPad iOS 4.2 Golden Master to developers

11/01/2010, 08:11 pm

Apple has released iOS 4.2 build 8C134 for both iPad and iPhone and iPod touch devices, indicating the company is close to public release of the new operating system, originally slated for delivery this month.

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China offers Apple vast new growth potential

11/01/2010, 07:11 pm

Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty described China as an "unappreciated" potential growth driver for Apple, setting a $375 "base case" target for the company's stock and a "bull case" scenario where Apple shares could reach $500 by next fall.

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Apple investigating iPhone issues with Monster-branded headphones

11/01/2010, 12:11 pm

Apple is said to have advised its support employees of iPhone and iPod issues caused by some Monster headphones with integrated microphones and controls.

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Apple's iOS pushes Microsoft to dial down Silverlight for HTML5

10/29/2010, 06:10 pm

While Apple's success with its mobile iOS platform is credited with invoking the proliferation of HTML5 video at the expense of Adobe's Flash, it's also causing a major shift in strategy for Microsoft's Silverlight.

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Nintendo president says Apple a bigger threat than Microsoft in games

10/26/2010, 11:10 pm

The president of Nintendo of America said during an interview that Apple is more of a near-term threat than Microsoft in the gaming industry, but dismissed iPod and iPhone games as casual.

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Apple launches Online Store, App Store in China

10/26/2010, 09:10 pm

Apple launched Tuesday its online Apple Store for China alongside a Simplified Chinese-language version of the App Store, as part of its efforts to strengthen its brand in the Chinese market.

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Apple offering free iPad engraving for the holidays

10/26/2010, 03:10 am

Apple is now offering free iPad engraving from its online store, allowing customers to add a personal touch to the tablet in time for the holidays.

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Apple Stores to use new Concierge app for customer check-ins [u]

10/25/2010, 10:10 pm

Apple retail stores will soon launch a new wireless check-in service that will allow employees to manage a queue of customers using a custom iOS app called Concierge, according to a new report.

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Apple partners with Unisys to reach enterprise, government clients

10/25/2010, 04:10 pm

Apple has contracted with Unisys Corp to help it sell the Mac, iPhone and iPad to corporations and US government agencies outside of the company's core markets in education and consumers.

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Briefly: New Mac OS X 10.6.5 beta, iPod levies in EU, News Corp shelving digital newsstand project

10/22/2010, 12:10 am

Apple has released a new beta for its forthcoming Mac OS X 10.6.5 update, while an EU court ruling may block 'copying levies' placed on iPods and iPhones. Also, News Corp. is putting its plans for an iPad-specific digital newsstand on hold, a new report claims.

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Apple's Steve Jobs slams Google, RIM, rival tablet makers

10/18/2010, 05:10 pm

In a surprise appearance during the company's quarterly earnings call, Apple's chief executive Steve Jobs hailed the success of the iPhone and Pod while painting a bleak outlook for RIM's Blackberry smartphones, Google's fragmented Android smartphone platform, and the coming trickle of 7inch tablets.

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Apple's new MobileMe Calendar out of beta, available to all members

10/14/2010, 03:10 pm

Apple announced Thursday that its new web-based calendar application for MobileMe subscribers has officially exited the beta stages and is now available to all members.

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Microsoft exec says Zune software coming to the Mac

10/13/2010, 08:10 am

In an effort not to discourage Mac users from adopting one of its new Windows Phone 7 handsets, Microsoft will reportedly deploy later this a year the first version of its Zune media software targeted at Apple users.

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Barclays puts $385 target on Apple, sees 150M FaceTime devices by 2012

10/12/2010, 10:10 am

British investment bank Barclays Capital on Tuesday raised its price target on shares of Apple by more than 10% to $385 per share, citing strength in all four of the company's core product segments and expectations it will build a network of 150 million FaceTime-enabled devices over the next two years.

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Yahoo Messenger app update enables video calls from iPhone to desktop

10/11/2010, 10:10 pm

Yahoo has updated its Messenger iPhone app to allow video calls from the iPhone to a computer, a feature that Apple has yet to release for its FaceTime standard.

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Apple says iOS software update to fix pesky alarm clock bug

10/11/2010, 08:10 am

A software update for Apple's iPhone and other iOS devices is reportedly in the pipeline to rectify a glitch that has caused quite a few rude awakenings for some users overseas.

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Intel hopes to court developers with iPhone app conversion tool

10/06/2010, 11:10 pm

Intel is currently developing a tool to aid developers in porting iPhone applications to Intel-based devices in hopes of increasing development for and interest in Intel processors.

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One third of high school students choosing Apple for next handset

10/05/2010, 07:10 pm

While a new wave of smart phones are believed to be chipping away at Apple's share of the portal media player market amongst high schoolers, interest in the company's iPhone among that same teenage demographic is up sharply since the launch of the iPhone 4 to a new all-time high.

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Apple loses patent-infringement trial over Cover Flow, Time Machine

10/01/2010, 09:10 pm

Apple has lost a patent case against its Cover Flow and Time Machine interfaces, despite some of the infringement charges from claimant Mirror Worlds being ruled invalid.

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