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Topic: Apple

Secunia issues contradictory vulnerability report assailing Apple

07/22/2010, 07:07 pm

Danish security firm Secunia has issued a report graphically assailing Apple as having the "most security vulnerabilities" despite noting in its research that the "statistics provided should NOT be used to compare the overall security of products against one another."

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Apple opens new iPad-like MobileMe Calendar beta

07/21/2010, 11:07 pm

Apple has launched its new beta V2 update of the MobileMe web-based Calendar, sending users announcements that allows them to opt into the new program, which brings shared calendaring and an iPad-like appearance.

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Apple's 27" iMac only supports native or 720p video input, no 1080p

07/21/2010, 06:07 pm

Apple's revised 27" iMac introduced this spring debuted a new feature: a Mini DisplayPort video port that worked in both directions, enabling external video sources to output video to the screen. That feature is largely limited to 720p in HDTV applications however.

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AT&T defensively publishes private dropped call data

07/21/2010, 05:07 pm

While Apple's chief executive Steve Jobs said AT&T wouldn't let him reveal its proprietary data about dropped call statistics for competitive reasons, the mobile provider has revealed some numbers in an effort to defend its network from poor dropped call scores collected by ChangeWave.

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Apple assails iSuppli iPhone 4 part cost estimates

07/20/2010, 10:07 pm

Apple sniped a shot at the component cost estimates published by iSuppli in its latest conference call report, suggesting that the estimates were not very close to reality.

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Apple executives dodge data center, FaceTime questions in earnings call

07/20/2010, 08:07 pm

As usual, Apple's executives kept close to a carefully prepared script on the company's stellar financial results, being careful not to reveal too much about the company's future plans, including its data center cloud services and broader open support for FaceTime video calling.

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Apple prefers halo effect over fears of iPad cannibalization of Macs

07/20/2010, 06:07 pm

Asked about the potential for iPad sales to cannibalize Mac sales, Apple executives shrugged off the issue as insignificant, then pointed toward the potential of iPads to sell even more Macs and iPhones as part of an overall halo effect.

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Apple: "international numbers are absolutely killer"

07/20/2010, 06:07 pm

While noting domestic growth in the US that has consistently outpaced the overall industry for the last 17 consecutive quarters, Apple drew specific attention to even more dramatic growth in sales internationally in its June quarter conference call.

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iSuppli: Apple's iPad the "Tickle Me Elmo" of 2010, boosts forecast

07/20/2010, 04:07 pm

Market analysts at iSuppli have revised their iPad sales forecasts for 2010 from 7.1 million units to 12.9 million, writing that "product demand [is] expected to vastly exceed available supply" and calling the new mobile computing appliance "the 'Tickle Me Elmo' of the 2010 holiday season."

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Report: Apple's iPad to copy iPhone in eating up lion's share of profits

07/14/2010, 09:07 pm

Financial analysts at Goldman Sachs report in graphic detail that Apple has inhaled the bulk of profits of the global mobile phone business with iPhone, and now appears poised to do the same in tablets with the iPad.

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Survey: iPhone killing interest in RIM, satisfying more users than Android

07/14/2010, 07:07 pm

A survey asking than 4,000 users about their future plans to buy a smartphone and their current satisfaction with their existing phone indicates Apple is erasing interest in BlackBerry devices among consumers while its iPhones continue to leave customers far more satisfied than any other smartphone on the market.

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Apple's iOS 4.1 to pack 'fix' for displaying iPhone signal strength [u]

07/14/2010, 05:07 pm

Apple on Tuesday began widespread testing of iOS 4.1, the first update to the company's new mobile operating system shipping on the iPhone 4, delivering changes to the way the handset displays signal strength.

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Apple Retail tells employees something big is on the way

07/13/2010, 06:07 pm

Apple is drumming up excitement amongst its retail employees, hinting this week that something revolutionary will soon be introduced within its international chain of brick-and-mortar shops.

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Radio engineer: Consumer Reports iPhone 4 testing flawed (u)

07/13/2010, 03:07 pm

An engineer experienced with electromagnetic issues like those now affecting Apple's iPhone 4 says that the tests performed by Consumer Reports were scientifically flawed.

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Apple Safari Extensions Gallery launching soon

07/13/2010, 03:07 pm

Apple has sent a reminder to its developers that the company's new storefront for web extensions will be opening to the public soon, providing an App Store-like experience for customizing and extending the new Safari 5 browser.

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Consumer Reports ranks Apple's iPhone 4 best smartphone available

07/13/2010, 07:07 am

Despite saying it "can't recommend" iPhone 4 in its blog, Consumer Reports also assigns Apple's newest phone the "highest rated" score as the best smartphone currently available in its official paid research reports.

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Apple promoting iPhone 4 in four new FaceTime ads

07/11/2010, 11:07 pm

Apple's new ads campaign for iPhone 4 have shifted from "there's an app for that," to a message targeting a specific new app: FaceTime.

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SproutCore founder leaves Apple to pursue new HTML5 iPad apps

07/07/2010, 09:07 pm

Charles Jolley, the developer behind SproutCore, has left Apple to start Strobe Inc., a new business targeting touch-driven web applications. Both Apple and Strobe will continue to advance SproutCore as a core asset.

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iTunes App Store hit by developer and account fraud

07/04/2010, 04:07 pm

Apple's iTunes Store users are increasingly being targeted in a number of fraud cases, some of which appear to be orchestrated by iOS app developers seeking to boost their sales rankings, and others which appear to be a widespread hack of user accounts.

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Consumer Reports: signal issues not unique iPhone 4, no reason not to buy (u)

07/02/2010, 05:07 pm

"There's no reason, at least yet, to forgo buying an iPhone 4 over its reception concerns," writes Consumer Reports

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