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Steve Jobs Remembered
2012-10-05 04:35:04

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One year ago today, on October 5, 2011, the tech industry lost a titan, Apple lost one half of its founders, and the world lost a visionary. Steve Jobs – often referred to simply as “Steve” – had finally lost his 8-year battle with a rare form of pancreatic cancer, leaving behind his wife, Laurene Powell Jobs, his children Reed, Erin, Eve and Lisa and his sister, novelist Mona Simpson. Steve died at a...

2011 - The Year Of The Apple
2011-12-28 08:12:37

2011 was a year in Apple's history that saw a legend become immortalized and innovation keep expanding beyond our imaginations. Apple started off the year hot, with the release of its Mac App Store and the announcement of the Verizon iPhone 4.  The company had an exclusive agreement with AT&T, and Verizon became the first company to break that trend and offer the iPhone on its own network. Just two weeks into the year, Apple's co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs took another medical...

Security Researcher Booted From Apple’s Developer Program
2011-11-08 09:16:30

A software security researcher working with Accuvant Labs, identified a security flaw with Apple´s App Store and for his troubles, had his developer license pulled by the gadget maker, Jim Finkle of Reuters is reporting. Charlie Miller built a prototype program to test the flaw and it was successfully offered for download by Apple´s site but there is no evidence that hackers have taken advantage of the software flaw through Apple´s mobile operating system. Miller is...

2010-08-03 08:01:00

TINTON FALLS, N.J., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- AVENUES, one of the largest providers of personal business accessories and digital device cases in the US for more than 25 years, has launched Level8, a new line of portable electronics cases and backpacks designed exclusively for Apple®. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100803/NY44157) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100803/NY44157) The Level8 "Atlas" backpack fits 15-inch and 17-inch...

2010-05-24 07:30:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apple® will kick off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) with a keynote address by CEO Steve Jobs on Monday, June 7 at 10:00 a.m. This year's WWDC sold out in a record eight days to over 5,000 developers. The five-day event running from June 7 to June 11, is focused on providing advanced content for skilled developers across five key technology tracks: Application Frameworks; Internet & Web; Graphics...

2010-05-07 07:30:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apple® today announced that iPad(TM) will be available in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the UK on Friday, May 28. Customers can pre-order all iPad models from Apple's online store in all nine countries beginning on Monday, May 10. In the US, Apple has already sold over one million iPads and customers have downloaded over 12 million apps from the App Store, as well as over 1.5...

2010-04-20 07:30:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apple® today announced that the Wi-Fi + 3G models of its magical iPad(TM) will be delivered to US customers who've pre-ordered on Friday, April 30, and will be available in Apple retail stores the same day starting at 5:00 p.m. iPad allows users to connect with their apps and content in a more intimate, intuitive and fun way than ever before. Users can browse the web, read and send email, enjoy and share photos, watch...

2010-04-05 07:30:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apple® today announced that it sold over 300,000 iPads in the US as of midnight Saturday, April 3. These sales included deliveries of pre-ordered iPads to customers, deliveries to channel partners and sales at Apple Retail Stores. Apple also announced that iPad users downloaded over one million apps from Apple's App Store and over 250,000 ebooks from its iBookstore during the first day. "It feels great to have the iPad...

2010-01-27 13:21:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apple® today introduced iPad, a revolutionary device for browsing the web, reading and sending email, enjoying photos, watching videos, listening to music, playing games, reading e-books and much more. iPad's responsive high-resolution Multi-Touch(TM) display lets users physically interact with applications and content. iPad is just 0.5 inches thick and weighs just 1.5 pounds-- thinner and lighter than any laptop or...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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