Apple Posts Strong but “Lackluster” Sales for 2Q 2012

Apple Posts Strong but "Lackluster" Sales for 2Q 2012
Apple reported that from the period covering April to June, it has sold 17 million iPads and 26 million iPhones. That kind of second quarter performance is something other companies will kill to achieve, but for Apple those figures were considered a disappointment, as it fell short of the expectations by Wall Street analysts. The Read more…

UK Court Decision Orders Apple to Post Ads That Samsung Did Not Copy The iPad

UK Court Decision Orders Apple to Post Ads That Samsung Did Not Copy The iPad
The legal dispute between Apple and Samsung has taken a turn for the absurd after a judge ordered Apple to issue a notice on its website that basically says Samsung did not copy the iPad or any aspect of it when the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android tablet was designed. The unusual ruling was promulgated Read more…

Apple Pays Proview $60M For Right To Use “iPad” name in China

Apple Pays Proview  $60M For Right To Use "iPad" name in China
One of the legal disputes Apple has been facing is a trademark problem surrounding the name “iPad” in China. Apparently, the name “iPad” is owned by a company called Proview. Even though Apple bought the right to use the iPad name with the company’s Taipei branch, it wasn’t able to get the same deal with Read more…

Apple Gets Patent for New Anti-Data Collection Technology

Apple Gets Patent for New Anti-Data Collection Technology
Apple recently got approval for a patent for a new technology that will help protect users from data collection efforts being done by businesses, the government and, most especially, cybercriminals. The new patent, which was discovered by Patently Apple, was released last Tuesday by the US Patent and Trademark Office. The patent describes a system Read more…

www.mac.apple

www.mac.apple
ICANN has received umpteen zillion applications for new top-level domains, so that the web can have more than just .com, .net, and .org (and about 20 others) to work with. The applications filed by Apple and its chief competitors may surprise you. Read more…

A Rundown of iOS 6’s Most Useful Features

A Rundown of iOS 6's Most Useful Features
As expected, Apple fans are excited about the new iOS 6 and the new features and improvements it will bring to compatible iOS devices. The new mobile OS promises to bring improvements to two key areas – accessibility and convenience. If iOS 6 does deliver what it promises, which no doubt it will, then it Read more…

Apple Not Keen on Getting into Gaming Consoles

Apple Not Keen on Getting into Gaming Consoles
The video game industry is a lucrative business niche and has actually overtaken films as a major player in entertainment. Having said that, getting into video games is an expensive proposition for any company, even something as huge as Microsoft. The company may be selling millions of Xbox 360s now, but it took billions of Read more…

Apple Orders DRAM from Samsung Rival

Apple Orders DRAM from Samsung Rival
The legal battle that Apple and Samsung have been waging against each other for quite some time now looked like it was finally going to end with news that the CEOs of the two companies have agreed to meet and discuss possible settlement terms, and with it the professional animosity that the two companies feel Read more…

New iPad 2 Version Sports Smaller Chip, Improved Battery Life

New iPad 2 Version Sports Smaller Chip, Improved Battery Life
The guys at Anandtech has reported that Apple has quietly upgraded the Apple iPad 2 that will result in positive benefits as far battery life is concerned. The new iPad version, referred to as iPad 2,4 (which takes into account the three other versions of Apple’s best-selling tablet) has junked the 45 nanometer, dual core Read more…

Tim Cook Makes Controversial Statements Vs Windows 8, Android

Tim Cook Makes Controversial Statements Vs Windows 8, Android
Apple CEO Tim Cook has come out with some rather controversial statements against Android and Windows 8, that may likely be talked about for the next few months. Cook made the statements during Apple’s first quarter earnings report. The statements he made hints  that Apple does not have any plans of merging the iPad with Read more…