12/02/2010, 09:12 pm
A recently granted patent application shows Apple is investigating radial pop-up menus. Also, Apple has added an aluminum remote and USB power adapter to its Universal Dock product.
12/01/2010, 11:12 pm
Apple has launched a pilot of its EasyPay custom mobile retail software in a trial with Gap subsidiary Old Navy, opening a new market for the iPod touch in handheld payment transactions. [Update: This third-party report is erroneous, see here.]
11/27/2010, 03:11 pm
Reports from a variety of analysts predict a huge swell in tablet computer sales next year ranging from 35 to 100 million units in total, with Apple's iPad accounting for the largest number sold by far.
11/26/2010, 04:11 am
For iOS devices, Apple's Black Friday sale remains the place to turn for some of the most material discounts with a few exceptions, such as $79.99 Apple TVs and $199 8GB iPod touches promoted elsewhere. [Update: the Apple TV deal has sold out]
11/25/2010, 06:11 am
Apple's retail store deals for Black Friday have posted in Australia, indicating its discounts in the US will translate to around $100 savings on desktops and notebooks, and $25 to $50 on iPads and iPods.
11/25/2010, 06:11 am
Early Black Friday discounts from Apple's authorized resellers continue to crop up Thursday, including offers for 20% off the new Apple TV, Microsoft Office 2011 for $89.99, VMWare Fusion for $27.99 and 64GB iPod touches for $349.
11/12/2010, 08:11 pm
Cisco announced Friday that it has hired Mark Papermaster, the former Apple executive who headed up the company's iPhone and iPod division before reportedly being ousted in August.
11/10/2010, 07:11 pm
A rumor that Apple had acquired Bluetooth iOS headphone maker Wi-Gear was put to rest Wednesday when the Wi-Gear CEO proclaimed it false.
11/09/2010, 02:11 pm
Apple this week revised its internal support policy on iPod water damage, requiring that employees look for signs of damage beyond an activated liquid contact indicator.
11/09/2010, 09:11 am
Apple is rumored to have bought Wi-Gear, a third-party accessory maker that has sold wireless Bluetooth headphones and adapters for iPhones and iPods.
11/08/2010, 11:11 am
Leaked documents show that Sprint plans to launch the ZTE Peel case for Apple's iPod touch this Sunday for $79.99, giving the media player 3G access and also sharing it over Wi-Fi with up to two devices.
11/04/2010, 08:11 pm
Apple's iAd network is being deployed worldwide, expanding beyond North America and the UK, with developers reporting ad impressions coming from around the world, according to a new report.
11/04/2010, 05:11 pm
Apple has stopped bundling Adobe Flash on new Macs, ostensibly so users could obtain the latest, secure version themselves, but vastly increased battery life seems to be another leading reason.
11/02/2010, 05:11 pm
After its transition into an iOS device, Apple TV lost the ability to display iTunes LP and Extras, but support is on the way according to an email attributed to Apple's chief executive.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.