Tag Archives: Apple

Apple Profits up 85% on last year

Apple is doing very well in 2011, generating nearly 100% improvement on last years profits. As of the 25th of September, they have generated upwards of $25.9bn (£16.5bn). This takes into consideration the iPhone 4s, which has only really just started its sale history, but it contributed massively to the 17.1 million iPhones sold this year. Apparently though this is …

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HTC Lost Apple Patent Dispute

While Apple is battling lawsuits on all fronts, it seems that one they won’t have to worry about too much anymore is the one with HTC. The International Trade Commission has now dismissed HTC’s claim that Apple infringed on their intellectual property; putting Apple in the clear on that one. To show how frivolous these smartphone wars suits have become, …

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Steve Jobs Dies

It’s a sad day in the life of any fanboy when the head of your favourite cultish tech firm dies, and today that’s the case for the many Apple fanatics the  world over. Steve Jobs, CEO of the firm since 1997 has passed away; pancreatic cancer being the cause. Steve announced the illness back in 2003, taking several leaves of …

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VIA Seeks to Block iPhone in US

Apple has become quite renowned in recent months for the tech industry’s version of the cockblock, forcing rivals Samsung to be unable to sell their tablet PC, the Galaxy Tab, in Australia and Europe. However, the fruity firm could now be facing the music, having a taste of their own medicine and other such cliches, as VIA are trying to …

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Apple Claims Ex-Employee Stole Android Idea from them

Apple has continued to expand their latest and most profitable division, the lawsuit one. On top of forcing their main competitor, Samsung, to not sell their Galaxy Tab in many different country’s while their patent case is sorted out, they’ve now made the claim that since the creator of the Android operating system, Andy Rubin, worked at Apple at one …

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Apple Hires Jailbreaking Hacker

Despite its hatred of the jailbreakers and the hackers, Apple has actually taken one of them on as an intern. No it’s not Geohotz, but Comex; that other one. “So, the week after next I will be starting an internship with Apple,” said a tweet from Mr Comex. “Thanks for the congratulations everyone; I was expecting a more negative response …

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Steve Jobs Stands Down

An end of an era. The hydra head of Apple Inc., Steve Jobs, is set to stand down and take on the role of COO, with Tim Cook taking the helm. Jobs has claimed that he is no longer able to take the pressure of leading the technology firm, most likely linked to his abscence for the last few months …

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