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Steve Jobs' 'Lost Interview:' Design is keeping 5,000 things in your brain

11/15/2011, 11:11 pm

Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs viewed designing a product as the process of "keeping 5,000 things together in your brain" and getting them to fit together, according to an excerpt from the forthcoming screening of "Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview."

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Apple most desirable PC brand in China as 21% of buyers look to Mac as next purchase

11/09/2011, 10:11 pm

Apple is poised to see substantial growth of its line of Mac computers in China, as a recent survey found that the company is considered the most desirable PC brand in the country with 21 percent of respondents considering a Mac as their next PC purchase.

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Combined Mac and iOS shipments make Apple world's second largest PC maker

10/25/2011, 09:10 pm

iPad and Mac shipments both outgrew the Windows PC market in CYQ3 2011, and if combined would boast a 99% growth rate and make Apple the second largest PC maker in the world.

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Catcher hoping to reopen Chinese MacBook unibody case plant in November

10/21/2011, 01:10 am

After local officials ordered the suspension of operations at a Suzhou, China factory that supplies Apple with chassis for its laptops, Taiwanese manufacturer Catcher Technology will invest $2-3 million with the goal of getting its facility back online in November.

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Goldman Sachs bullish on Apple, raises iPad, Mac, iPhone estimates

09/22/2011, 09:09 pm

Investment bank Goldman Sachs sees Apple outperforming the firm's previous expectations in spite of recent market troubles and has raised its shipping estimates for the iPad, Mac and iPhone.

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Adobe sees 45% sales growth for Mac video tools after Final Cut Pro X exodus

09/08/2011, 01:09 am

Adobe announced 45 percent growth year over year for its video creation tools on the Mac on Thursday, driven in part by switchers dissatisfied with Apple's controversial Final Cut Pro X.

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HP kills webOS, spins off PC business to focus on software

08/18/2011, 02:08 pm

Hewlett Packard, the world's largest PC maker, has announced plans to spin off its PC business and scrap its recently acquired webOS smartphone and TouchPad tablet business to focus on software and services.

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Apple continues growth while PC makers see sharp decline in Europe

08/18/2011, 12:08 am

New PC shipment data for Western Europe reveals that Apple was the only one of the top five vendors to grow in the second quarter as the region's PC shipments declined 19 percent.

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Apple offers buyback program for old iPhone, iPad, Macs

08/09/2011, 07:08 pm

Apple has enhanced its recycling program to add a new "reuse" option that pays owners of existing iPhones, iPads, Mac or PC desktop or notebook computers a fair market value for their old equipment, paid via an Apple Gift Card.

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Inside iCloud: Apple's new Documents & Data cloud service

08/06/2011, 12:08 pm

In place of the simple cloud storage and web hosting services in today's MobileMe, including iDisk, iWeb and Gallery, Apple is preparing an innovative new cloud-based Documents & Data service. Here's how it works.

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Overseas growth driving Mac sales as US consumers hold out for new models

07/12/2011, 08:07 pm

Apple is expected to report more than 22 percent growth in Mac shipments when it announces its quarterly earnings next week, driven by growth overseas, which will compensate for dampened sales in the U.S. in June.

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Apple's back-to-school promo clobbering Microsoft's efforts

07/08/2011, 10:07 pm

In spite of initial skepticism from industry watchers, Apple’s annual Back to School promotion is off to a strong start, pushing a fourfold increase in Mac sales over that of Windows PCs by college students in some circles.

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Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cables face recall over licensing issues

07/08/2011, 08:07 pm

HDMI Org, the group that oversees HDMI specifications, has deemed Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cables outside of its standard and will not allow them to be sold.

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Google gave original Mac designer free rein on new Google+ UI [u]

06/28/2011, 09:06 pm

Google's new Google+ social networking project departs from the company's usually spartan interfaces with an animated UI designed by original Apple Macintosh team member Andy Hertzfeld.

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Intel lists new Sandy Bridge CPUs aimed at MacBook Air

06/20/2011, 03:06 pm

Intel has added three new high efficiency Sandy Bridge CPUs to its product catalog, likely representing the chips Apple will use in its next refresh of the light and thin MacBook Air.

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ITC agrees to partial review of Nokia case against Apple

05/26/2011, 10:05 pm

The U.S. International Trade Commission announced Thursday that it will conduct a review of two of Nokia's patents in an infringement case against Apple, while dropping the remaining three from the investigation.

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Mac sales up 25% in Americas, 76% in Asia

04/21/2011, 06:04 pm

While the bulk of attention in Apple's earnings was focused on iPhone sales, Apple also experienced dramatic growth in Macs, despite slow PC sales globally and a shrinking market for PCs in the US.

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JP Morgan: Apple's 2Q 2011 revenue estimate raised to $24.42 billion

04/15/2011, 02:04 am

Ahead of Apple's quarterly earnings call on Apr. 20, investment bank J.P. Morgan has raised its projections of Apple's earnings through 2012 in expectation of continued growth from the iPhone and iPad.

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ITC rules Apple did not infringe five Nokia patents

03/25/2011, 04:03 pm

In the latest round of patent battles in the smartphone arena, an International Trade Commission judge has ruled that Apple did not infringe five patents belonging to Nokia.

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Intel details Thunderbolt, says Apple has full year head start

02/24/2011, 04:02 pm

At a press conference earlier this morning, Intel offered additional information about its new Thunderbolt interconnect technology being pioneered by Apple in its latest batch of MacBook Pros, noting Apple will have a year long head start in deploying the technology.

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