Tag: Apple

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// 12 February 2021
ipad mini

Until this week you could only purchase the iPad Mini Retina online. Now, as of Tuesday, it is finally available for direct purchase at Apple stores. Not all models are in currently in the stores, but there are several Wi-Fi and cellular versions in stock. The new mini iPad was released on November 12th, with…

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// 12 February 2021
gavel

On Thursday, a federal jury awarded Apple a $290 million settlement from Samsung. Apple was originally going for $380 million in patent disputes involving the ”pinch to zoom” technology used in the iPhones and iPads. This is only the latest in court victories for Apple. This latest settlement brings it up to $929 million in…

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// 12 February 2021
ipad2 lens

It seems to be a repeat performance, but rumors are circulating that Apple is set to buy the Israeli company, PrimeSense. This is the company behind the 3D technology used in Microsoft’s Kinect game system, their technology helps device sensors detect movement. According to a report in the Israeli news source, Calcalist, it is already…

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// 12 February 2021
Smart home ipad control

Is Apple looking at moving into Smart Home technology? It sure looks like it. A new patent has just been granted to Apple that will automatically control many of our common home devices. This new system will collect data from your iPhone, iPad or RFID badges to determine what in your home (or office) to…

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// 12 February 2021
iPad Air

The iPad Air has been out for a while and the reviews are in. Like any new Apple product there are the lovers and the haters, but the fans vastly outnumber the detractors. As with any new product there are issues, most of them seem to be pretty minor. Off-Color Screen It seems that several…

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// 12 February 2021
ipad2 lens

Staying true to their word Apple is bringing work back to U.S. soil. On Monday it became known that Apple was purchasing a facility in Mesa, AZ. The new purchase is the currently vacant facility that formerly housed the First Solar Inc factory. Thanks to a recent statement by GT Advanced Technologies Inc. we know…

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// 12 February 2021
frozen apple

The new MacBook Pro has only been on the shelf a short while, but already there are already over 19 pages on the Apple Forum regarding them. It seems that both the 13-inch and 15-inch Macbook Pro Retina Haswell models have freezing issues. Owners are complaining about trackpad and keyboard freeze-ups that can they claim…

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// 12 February 2021
iPad air

This is what everyone was waiting for during the Apple event on Tuesday. The only new information we really got on the new generation iPad is it’s name, it will now be called the iPad Air, this is representational of it’s lighter weight. The new Air weighs1 pound, .44 pounds less than its predecessor, making…

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// 12 February 2021
retina iPad mini

The new iPad Mini 2 was the other big news that everyone was waiting for at the Apple event on Tuesday. The iPad Mini 2 has some modifications. The big news is that it finally gets the long awaited retinal display. It will be the same 7.9 inches but it gets a 2048 by 1536…

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// 12 February 2021
MacPro

This is Apples new generation desktop. It is a redesigned tube machine, that everyone thinks looks like a garbage can. We’ve had most of the details since June. It’s a hollow tube shape with a thermal-core center which will keep its components cool. The new unit has a smaller footprint and a motion-sensing feature that…

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// 12 February 2021
ilife

Apple is breathing new life into a few of their projects. It seems that Apple is hoping to revitalize iLife and iWork by offering them for free. iLife There is a new life for iLife. Apple announced today the iLife will be free with a new iOS or Mac purchase. Updates have been done to…

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// 12 February 2021
Mavericks

Craig Federighi made the first appearance during the long awaited Apple event to talk about the OS X 10.9 or Mavericks which was shown off last June. This release was about improving overall performance. They increased battery life, memory, and CPU performance. The battery life was improved by about 10%, giving you up to an…

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