FBI is Background Investigation on Steve Jobs

FBI is Background Investigation on Steve Jobs

The FBI has released its 191 page investigation on Steve Jobs! The file consists of a background investigation that was conducted in 1991 – when Jobs was considered for an appointment to the President’s Expert Council in the Bush I White House, an advisory committee on foreign trade. The file also has records of a bomb threat against Jobs in 1985. The issue of Steve Jobs’ character has come... Contine Reading > >

Apple’s new strategy for selling handsets in Hong Kong

Apple’s new strategy for selling handsets in Hong Kong

As we all know, after an incident at the Apple store in Beijing, selling of iPhone4S has stopped in China. But the company has turned to a new, safer tactic to sell its most wanted device. The new system do not allows reserving an iPhone without inputting full credentials, including government photo ID matching the name and ID number. This is meant for keeping out scalpers who use bots to snag up... Contine Reading > >

Apple hires Microsoft’s employee to drive handheld gaming sector in Europe

Apple hires Microsoft’s employee to drive handheld gaming sector in Europe

Microsoft Marketing Manager for Xbox UK – Robin Burrowes – has updated his LinkedIn profile, letting the world know, he has been hired by Apple to push iPhone and iPad gaming even further, to help grow Europe’s Application Store marketing segment. Burrowes has been working for Microsoft almost seven years. He was responsible for all products, business and marketing management of... Contine Reading > >

Apple reported highest quarterly revenue and earnings

Apple reported highest quarterly revenue and earnings

Highest Quarterly Revenue and Earnings Ever, All-Time Record iPhone, iPad and Mac Sales CUPERTINO, California—January 24, 2012—Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2012 first quarter which spanned 14 weeks and ended December 31, 2011. The Company posted record quarterly revenue of $46.33 billion and record quarterly net profit of $13.06 billion, or $13.87 per diluted share.... Contine Reading > >

Recent Apple iPhone and iPad knowledgebase article updates

Apple has updated a few iPhone and iPod Touch related support articles to include information regarding the iPad. These articles cover backing up and synchronizing these devices with your Mac using Apple’s programs but also with Entourage. Additionally, there are a few troubleshooting articles on MMS messages and using features like VoiceOver. How to back up iCal calendar data This article covers... Contine Reading > >

Sony’s disjointed approach had four separate teams working on an iPad competitor

Sony’s disjointed approach had four separate teams working on an iPad competitor

According to a rather interesting report by the Wall Street Journal, Sony’s approach to developing a product to challenge the iPad was a rather disjointed affair. The report states that Sony had four different teams working on four different projects. Luckily for Sony, soon to be appointed CEO Kaz Hirai formed a User Experience Group and culled all but one of the projects. This lead to the development... Contine Reading > >

Analyst Expects iPhone 5 to Launch at WWDC 2012 in June

The Commercial Times relays a report from Daiwa Securities that the iPhone 5 is expected to launch at Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) to be held in June 2012. Daiwa Securities also claims that the iPhone 5 will utilize "glass to glass" touch panel technology which will benefit TPK Holding and Wintek. The summer launch claim is not new and has been echoed in... Contine Reading > >

iPad 3 Event in March, An ‘Unusual’ Apple Event in February?

The original report had claimed that Apple would hold an iPad 3 media event in February with product launch in March. We had expressed some doubts about the long lead time between event and launch. Macotakara has had a mixed track record in the past, but has had enough hits that they continue to warrant attention. The site is now reporting that while there will be an event in February, that it would... Contine Reading > >

How Apple Broke All Tech Industry Records with its Mammoth Q1 2012 Results

Apple’s first quarter earnings statement has made industry pundits displaying varying degrees of shock and amazement. With US$46 billion in revenue, the astonishment is palpable, and even though the figures appear magical and unbelievable, there is sound logic and concerted effort that lies at the root of these figures. While the naysayers will say that Apple has always been lucky with its devices... Contine Reading > >

Troubleshooting iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch accessories

Products Affected iPad, iPhone, iPod touch Symptoms If you are having issues with an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch accessory, try the following troubleshooting steps: Resolution 1. Compatibility The first step in troubleshooting any accessory is to determine whether the accessory is compatible with the device. If the accessory is available on the Apple Online Store, see if your iPhone, iPad, or iPod... Contine Reading > >