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Weekly Recap: Hardware, Job Security, and Applications

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Hardware Premonitions and Releases
Rumors have circulated for quite some time that Apple had been readying overhauls to their desktop line and this week proved such premonitions to be fairly accurate.
READ → – Possible Apple Desktop Event Slated for March 24
READ → – Leaked Spyshot of Mac mini Packaging
READ → – New [...]

Weekly Recap: Leaked Mac Mini, New Safari and Shareholders

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Rumors and Speculation
Kicking off the week was a leaked Mac mini video in response to claims that last week’s image was fake. A few screenshots made the rounds from Apple’s upcoming Mac OS X update Snow Leopard, and genius Marc Andreessen shed some light on the possibility of an Apple touch tablet.
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Weekly Recap: Apps and App Stores, Hardware and TidBits

Friday, February 20th, 2009

Applications and App Stores
After previously running a story about questionable business ethics between two competing applications developers, a third developer has stepped forward to further expose immoral behavior lurking within the marketplace. A host of smartphone manufacturers announced Apple-esque applications marketplaces of their own this week at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Another [...]

Weekly Recap: App Store, Retail, iPhone and Legal

Friday, February 13th, 2009

App Store and Applications
Since its debut, Apple’s App Store has been met with mixed emotions by the development community, who now have some interesting ideas for improvements to the applications marketplace that is now over 20,000 strong. A new application currently available in the Japanese App Store called “ServersMan@iPhone” turns your iPhone/iPod touch into [...]

Weekly Recap: Speculation, Finance & Legal, Apps, and TidBits

Friday, February 6th, 2009

Losing the Past and Looking to the Future
One analyst with a rather spotty track record speculates on the future of the iMac, while Apple plans to drop certain G4 and Xserve support and delay 17″ MacBook Pro shipments. We have examined the future of the Mac Pro with an in-depth concept and a select [...]

Weekly Recap: Record Earnings, Jobs’ Health and Legal Threats

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

Steve Jobs Health Issues Remain a Focus
Health issues surrounding Apple CEO Steve Jobs are beginning to fade away as excitement begins to brew regarding some new releases from Apple. While Jobs’ health is becoming less of a main topic, the industry still speculates endlessly about the situation.
READ → – Steve Wozniak Sheds Some [...]

Weekly Recap: Jobs Takes Leave, Hardware, Rumors and Endless Speculation

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Apple CEO Steve Jobs Take a Medical Leave
Releasing a letter that shocked the technology industry this week, Apple CEO Steve Jobs explained that he was taking a medical leave of absence to focus solely on his health recovery. This of course leaves Apple entangled in endless ongoing speculation.
READ → – Apple CEO Steve Jobs [...]

Weekly Recap: Macworld Before and After, TidBits, and Suggested Reads

Friday, January 9th, 2009

Pre Macworld San Francisco 2009
This week MacBlogz headed down to San Francisco to take in the sights and sounds of Macworld 2009, but before our journey we gathered up the pre-expo rumors to compare what, if any, would be accurate.
READ → – Rumor Roundup: Apple’s Final Macworld
READ → – 17″ Macbook Pro [...]

Weekly Recap: Rumors, iPhone nano Cont., Works in Progress, and Mobile Market

Friday, January 2nd, 2009

Rumors and Speculation
As we approach the final days to Macworld 2009 there has been an influx of what we may expect to see at the event and into the new year.
READ → – The Next iPhone: 60GB, Physical Keyboard and a D-Pad (Concept)
READ → – Apple to Introduce Quad-Core 17 inch MacBook [...]

Weekly Recap: AT&T, iPhone, Legal & Patents, and Reflection

Friday, December 26th, 2008

AT&T Details Possible Prepaid Plans; Brings iPhone to Vermont
AT&T has recently released details of a no contract prepaid cell plan to offer customers. The mobile provider has also acquired Unicel, which has opened the door for their services in the state of Vermont, who will at long last be getting the iPhone.
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Weekly Recap: Macworld, iPhone Distribution, Development and Seasonal Fun

Friday, December 19th, 2008

The iPhone, Distribution, and The Future
Apple’s iPhone has definitely turned the mobile market on its head. As the device grows up and the lineup diversifies, Apple will need to loosen some control in order to gain marketshare.
READ → – AT&T and Apple May Not Be Seeing Eye to Eye With Future Distribution
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Weekly Recap: App Store Issues, Rumors, Patents, Features and Opinions

Friday, December 12th, 2008

App Store Issues Continue
Applications developers have voiced their frustration with the lack of marketing support from Apple. Perhaps CrunchApps could alleviate some of these problems.
READ → – Established iPhone Developer Writes Personal Letter to Steve Jobs
READ → – App Store Issues Get Heated, Apple Remains Silent
READ → – CrunchBase Should Rollout [...]

Weekly Recap: Macworld 2009, iPhone Rumors and Virus Threats

Friday, December 5th, 2008

Macworld 2009, iPhone, and Fake Push Notifications
As Macworld 2009 is nearing, we take a closer examination of what can be expected. Also, information has arisen that may point to Walmart carrying a $99 4GB iPhone sometime soon.
READ → – Macworld 2009, Registration Extended and What To Expect
READ → – Walmart to Sell [...]

Weekly Recap: App Store, Emoji, Advertising and Black Friday

Friday, November 28th, 2008

Advertising Budgets, Commercials and Retail Stores
Another Apple commercial showcasing the iPhone 3G’s speeds was banned due to “misleading claims.” Also, Apple and Microsoft’s advertising budgets were compared to each other, and Apple’s notebooks get dipped in a little more green.
READ → – Apple Ad Banned in Britain, Black Friday Sales Have Begun
READ → [...]

Weekly Recap: Google, App Store, Rumors, Updates & Delays

Friday, November 21st, 2008

Apple Releases iPhone Software Update 2.2
Apple finally released the much anticipated iPhone Software Update 2.2 at the convenient time of just past midnight on Thursday night. Early on, the update has shown improved stability and performance all around.
READ → – Apple Releases iPhone Software 2.2, Email Improvements and Street View
READ → – Apple [...]

Weekly Recap: Papermaster Saga, Notebook Benchmarks, Rumors, and Speculation

Friday, November 14th, 2008

The Papermaster Saga Continues, Apple Exec Shakeups
This week a court order had mandated the newly hired Apple exec, Mark Papermaster, to cease working, as the Apple and IBM battle continues. Additionally, Senior Vice President of Enterprise Sales, Al Shipp, is leaving the company with no apparent replacement.
READ → – Papermaster Ordered to [...]

Weekly Recap: Exec Battles, iPhone Bumps, Statements, and Speculation

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Apple and IBM Clash Over Management Shake-up
iPod guru Tony Fadell leaves Apple as they poach Mark Papermaster from IBM. Unsatisfied with the current situation IBM sued Apple and the bitterness remains.
READ → – Tony Fadell, Senior VP of iPod Division, Leaves Apple
READ → – Thank You Tony Fadell
READ → – Apple and [...]

Weekly Recap: Apple Outperforms, People Get Poached and Numbers Come In

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Apple iPhone Firmware 2.2
Apple has begun seeding a new iPhone Firmware version to developers. Within the new build are a few surprises, both functional and pretty. But, most surprising of all is the apparent priority in which Apple is treating certain features that users are clamoring for. Additionally, a welcome addition by the community is [...]

Weekly Recap: Stellar Q4 Report, iMac Rumors, New Ads, and AT&T Issues

Friday, October 24th, 2008

Apple’s Fourth Quarter Earnings Call Shattered Expectations.
Apple’s Q4 earnings call on October 21 had not only exceeded analyst expectations, but revealed record sales figures across the board, sending Apple Stock (AAPL) soaring in after hours trading. To sweeten the deal even further, Steve Jobs had made a rare conference call appearance.
READ → [...]

Weekly Recap: Apple Unveils New Notebook Line, Rumors, Roundups and Psystar

Friday, October 17th, 2008

Apple Releases New Family of Notebooks and LED Cinema Display
Apple showcased their new line of notebooks and a completeley overhauled LED cinema display at this past Tuesday’s media event.
READ → – Apple Releases New Macbook
READ → – Apple Releases New Macbook Pro
READ → – Apple Releases New Macbook Air
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