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Apple Announces iBooks 2, iBooks Author, iTunes U App Apple Announces iBooks 2, iBooks Author, iTunes U App

Apple announced the launch of iBooks 2 in New York City today. As expected, the update to Apple’s e-reader software is aimed squarely at textbooks. Textbooks in iBooks 2 include an amazing array of interactive features, including videos, interactive 3D …

General Electric and Apple General Electric and Apple
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General Electric is a company that has been around for 120 years and has a reputation synonomous with houshold appliances and lightbulbs. Executives at the company report that one of their largest challenges is convincing their workforce that they are …

Apple- Only One Free Lunch Apple- Only One Free Lunch

When we think of Apple what usually comes to mind is cutting-edge products like the iPod, the iPad, the iPhone, Macbooks, and a slew of other well known artifacts. With the recent passing of Steve Jobs, we’ve also heard quite …

Minecraft Hits The 20 Million Mark Minecraft Hits The 20 Million Mark

Minecraft users would weigh about 25 percent of the Great Pyramid in Giza. That’s what Minecraft creator Markus Persson (Notch) wanted his fans to know when he announced on Twitter that the game had hit 20 million users. If you’re …

Apple Bringing Fuel Cell Technology To iPhones? Apple Bringing Fuel Cell Technology To iPhones?

Late last week the US Patent Office released a patent application (PDF) filed by Apple in April of this year. The application deals with “a fuel cell system which is capable of both providing power to and receiving power from …

Apple Rumor Roundup: Big Things Coming In 2012 Apple Rumor Roundup: Big Things Coming In 2012
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The iPhone rumor mill appears to be rumbling to life once again. It’s gotten a bit of a late start this year, likely due to the later-than-usual release of the current iPhone – fall, as opposed to mid-summer. But now …

100 Million App Downloads And Counting For Mac App Store 100 Million App Downloads And Counting For Mac App Store

Apple’s Mac App Store has hit a significant and impressive milestone. The company announced today that the store has seen over 100 million app downloads – in less than one year. Of course, that sounds like a lot – and …

Black Friday Deals At Apple Stores: Macs, iPads, iPods, and Accessories Black Friday Deals At Apple Stores: Macs, iPads, iPods, and Accessories
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Yesterday, announcements for a Black Friday sale began popping up on Apple’s sites in the U.S., UK, Australia and many more locations. It was pretty non-specific, simply saying that a one-day event was to take place on November 25th, and …

Apple Earnings Call: Tim Cook Expresses Gratitude for Steve Jobs Condolences Apple Earnings Call: Tim Cook Expresses Gratitude for Steve Jobs Condolences
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Apple released its Q4 earnings report. While it missed some estimates, it still had a record September quarter and all time record for iPad and Mac sales. Though iPhone sales were down, it was still a record September quarter for …

Steve Jobs: A Video Retrospective Steve Jobs: A Video Retrospective

The surprising–but yet not entirely unexpected, considering the health issues he’s been facing–retirement of Steve Jobs has rocked the tech industry. To say he’s the topic of conversation since the announcement would be like saying water is wet. Clearly, both …

Skype Updates for Mac OS X Lion Skype Updates for Mac OS X Lion
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Skype announced the launch of a new version of Skype for Max OS X in version 5.3, which includes support for Mac OS X Lion and HD video calls. “Skype 5.3 for Mac OS X is built to work with …

Apple Sued for Patent Infringement Apple Sued for Patent Infringement

Apple is being sued by Operating Systems Solutions for patent infringement. OSS claims that Apple is selling computer systems “including but not limited to the MacBook Pro, that utilize the Mac OSX operating system that infringes,” on a claim in …

Apple Launches Mac Mini Update, Thunderbolt Display Apple Launches Mac Mini Update, Thunderbolt Display

Apple announced an update to the Mac mini, which includes next-generation Intel Core processors, new graphics, high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology, and Mac OS X Lion. Apple says it has twice the processor and graphics performance of the previous version. The …

Mac OS X Lion Hits Mac App Store Mac OS X Lion Hits Mac App Store

During Apple’s earnings call yesterday, the company announced that Mac OS X Lion would become available today, and sure enough it has. The OS was demoed at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in early June, when the company said that Mac …

Skype 5.2 Now Available for the Mac Skype 5.2 Now Available for the Mac

Shortly after releasing Skype 5.5 for Windows, with Facebook integration, the company has just released an updated version of their voice and video calling software for Mac, Skype 5.2. (The 5.1 beta version was released in late 2010, and received …

Mac OS X Update Provides Bridge to Lion Mac OS X Update Provides Bridge to Lion
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At Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference earlier this month, the company demoed Mac OS X Lion, the next version of its flagship Mac operating system. It’s set to become available in July, but Apple has released another update to Mac OS …

114 Things You Should Know About Apple’s New Offerings 114 Things You Should Know About Apple’s New Offerings
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Apple finally kicked off its much-anticipated Worldwide Developers Conference, and introduced the equally anticipated Mac OS X Lion and iOS 5 operating systems, as well as the company’s cloud offering – iCloud. As you might imagine, there are a lot …

Apple Demos Mac OS X Lion Apple Demos Mac OS X Lion
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Apple has begun its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, and Steve Jobs opened up the much-anticipated keynote address, and was joined by SVP WW Product Marketing Phil Schiller and VP, Mac OS X Software, Craig Federighi for some demos. As expected, …

Here Come iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion and iCloud Here Come iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion and iCloud
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Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off today in San Francisco today. A week ago, Apple revealed that CEO Steve Jobs would be appearing at the event (obviously significant given his medical leave of absence from the company, though he also …

Steve Jobs, iCloud Will Appear at Apple Worldwide Developers Conference Steve Jobs, iCloud Will Appear at Apple Worldwide Developers Conference
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Apple made a couple of significant announcements in regards to its upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference today. For one, CEO Steve Jobs will be keynoting. This is significant given his medical leave. Secondly, the company announced the topics of keynote, which …

Amazon Mac Download Store Launched to Compete with Apple Mac Store Amazon Mac Download Store Launched to Compete with Apple Mac Store
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Amazon has launched the Mac Download Store, a direct competitor to Apple’s own Mac App Store, which was launched earlier this year. This follows another recent move by Amazon, when it released its own version of the Android Market. Amazon’s …