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The Apple vs Samsung re-trial is in full swing with Apple’s attorney demanding an additional $380 million in damages from Samsung. This is in addition to the $600 million Samsung already has to pay after being found guilty of infringing the Cuperitio-based company patents last year. On the other hand, Samsung’s legal team believes the company only owes $52 million, despite admitting for the first time that they did infringe some of Apple’s patents. According to a report from CNET, Apple’s head of marketing, Phil Schiller, told the court last that Apple riskedRead More
A recent Bloomberg report raised a few eyebrows (mine included) after it was revealed that Apple was working on larger iPhones (4.7-inch and 5.5-inch). However, the real surprise in the report was that the new iPhones will feature a curved display. Bloomberg: Two models planned for release in the second half of next year would feature larger displays with glass that curves downward at the edges, said the person, declining to be identified because the details aren’t public. Sensors that can distinguish heavy or light touches on the screen mayRead More

Posted On November 8, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Is Apple Using Liquid Metal In Current iPhone?

Patently Apple is reporting that Apple is currently using liquid metal in the iPhone 5s. Apple patents also suggest that the company is looking to use liquid metal in the smart cover of their iPads. “Further proof came by way of new patent figures clearly spelling out the process of using Liquidmetal for the current iPhone with its classic metal bezel antenna,” Jack Purcher writes for Patently Apple. “Our report covers the most definitive proof to date that Apple’s current iPhone uses Liquidmetal and even reveals a possible new AppleRead More

Posted On November 7, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Forbes: Apple Is The Most Valuable Brand In The World

Forbes: Apple Is The Most Valuable Brand In The World Forbes has ranked Apple Inc. as the most valuable brand in the world in their latest survey. Apple has seen off the likes of Microsoft (2), Coca Cola (3) IBM (4) and Google (5) to win the prestigious prize. Samsung was 9th on the list. Apple has been the most valuable brand the past three times Forbes has valued the world’s top brands, according to the report. Forbes describes their methodology of the study as follows: The most valuable brands areRead More

Posted On November 6, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Cool And Unusual Facts About Apple Inc.

Cool And Unusual Facts About Apple Inc. Here we have a list of some cool and interesting facts about Apple Inc, which started in Los Altos, California, in 1976. The list include: 1. The very first apple computer ever built cost $666.66.  2. Scientist Carl Sagan sued Apple for defamation, but lost.  3. Apple has the patent for ‘slide-to-unlock’. 4. Fake Apple stores in China were so convincing that even their employees thought they were real. 5. The top nine Apple executives make more money than 95,000 Apple factory workersRead More

Posted On October 22, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Apple’s iPad Event 2013 In Photos

Here’s our photo gallery of Apple event earlier today. Apple introduced a slew of new products, including the upgraded MacBook Pro, Mac Pro, iWork and iLife suites and new iPads. Just wanted to say that as a huge Apple fan, this is the first event that made me go: HUH, Is that it! But on reflection, I think Apple has another event up its sleeve that will happen between now and the end of Janurary 2014. At this event we’ll learn more about Apple TV and probably iWatch.Read More
  Apple looks set to bring more features to the iCloud service. A notice on the iCloud log in page informs users that the iWorks suite in iCloud will gain new features in a few hours. Apple: We’re updating Pages/Numbers/Keynote for iCloud! In just a few short hours, you’ll be able to create and edit documents, and enjoy great new features. Apple is about to unveil their next generation iPads at a press event today. The notice above suggests that the company will also focus on softwares. The event will be streamed live to AppleRead More

Posted On October 16, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Apple’s Real Strategy in China

The launch of a cheaper iPhone was heralded as the best approach Apple should take to grow their market share in the world largest populace.  However, the company launched a gold iPhone 5s with Touch ID and a polycarbonate iPhone 5c, which is anything but cheap. However, Ben Thomspon’s piece for Stratēchery,  highlights that Apple is a company continues to Think Different, despite the lost of their charismatic leader and co-founder Steve Jobs. Ben Thompson points out that two Percent of China’s public consumes one-third of the world’s luxury goods: According to China’sRead More
Apple has finally filled their Vice President of Retail and Online Store position with Angela Ahrendts, CEO of Burberry. In a press release the company is stated that Angela Ahrendts will be  joining Apple in a newly created position, as a senior vice president and member of our executive team. This announcement follows a recent collaboration between Apple and the British luxury fashion house, in which the photo and video capabilities of iPhone 5S was shown off before the smartphone was launch to the public. [box title=”Press Release”] Angela Ahrendts to Join Apple as SeniorRead More
Today we have another classic analyst report on the Apple’s iPhone. This prediction came from Bernstein Research analyst Toni Sacconaghi back in February 2008. To be fair, Toni wasn’t exactly panning the company as many analyst did back in those days. [quote cite=“Toni Sacconaghi ” url=”http://www.marketwatch.com/story/apple-forfeits-iphone-premium-as-concerns-mount-over-device”]Apple’s goal of selling 10 million iPhones this year is optimistic, particularly if Apple insists on carrier revenue sharing without significant price cuts or new model introductions.[/quote] Just to all of this into perspective, Apple sold 9 million iPhones in three days. “This is ourRead More
According to a new report from DisplaySearch, Apple will once again lead the world with innovative display. The Cupertino-based company was first to kick start the high ppi display revolution with their Retina Display. “Over the past several years, Apple has been an early adaptor of display technology as well as a critical part of the supply chain – rather than relying on display and materials makers to develop the most advanced displays, the company has invested in the supply chain and intervened in the technical direction of its displays,” David Hsieh writes for DisplaySearch. “ItRead More

Posted On October 5, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Purported Photo of iPad 5 LCD Screen Surfaces

  C Tech is claiming that they manage to get an exclusive image of the yet-to-be announced iPad 5 LCD display. C Tech has a very good track record with Apple leaks thus far. Quite frankly, it’s hard to prove if this is the fourth-generation 9.7-inch iPad or the fifth generation iPad. Apple is expected redesign the iPad 5 hardware, making thinner and lighter that the previous generation. According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, Apple will use the same touch-panel technology that made the iPad mini thin and lightRead More