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iPad History: Apple Had iPad As Early As 2002
2012-07-18 13:39:46

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The sleuths at NetworkWorld.com have just dug up some delicious Apple history from Jonathan Ive´s deposition last December. Digging through the Apple v Samsung court filings, the crew at Network World have not only found testimony from Ive about the early history of the iPad, they´ve also scored some pictures of early iPad mockups, confirming that Apple isn´t just two years ahead of the tablet competition,...

Apple Mountain Lion Pegged For July 25th Release?
2012-07-16 14:32:59

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There are many who try to “figure out” Apple, predicting what they will do next based on launch history. Sometimes this kind of reasoning works. For example, Apple will usually update their MacBook Pros twice a year. Up until last year, Apple has also updated their iPod line in September. Of course, this desire to find rhyme or reason to Apple´s actions can often be futile. Whom of us doesn´t remember...

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2012-07-13 17:17:46

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Is this the most Bob Mansfield has ever graced headlines in his entire career with Apple? And right before he leaves, too“¦shame. It doesn´t happen often, so be sure to remember today, July 13, 2012“¦the day Apple admitted they were wrong. It didn´t seem like it was going to be a big deal at first. Apple decided their new designs wouldn´t be compatible with EPEAT standards, so they jumped...

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2012-07-13 12:18:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Late last month, an unfortunate situation occurred between an Iranian student, and Apple employee and an iPad. When a 19-year old Iranian girl went to an Apple store with her Iranian uncle to purchase an iPad, the store employee overheard the two speaking Farsi to one another and told them he couldn´t sell them an iPad. The U.S. and Iran don´t have the best relations and as such, an embargo exists restricting the exportation...

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2012-07-11 11:10:53

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It stings to be disowned on your own turf: Just ask RIM. So, when Apple decided to build their MacBook Pro with Retina Display in a tightly contained shell, they may not have expected their own city to turn their back and block any purchase of their computers. Earlier this week, it was announced that Apple was seeking to withdraw from the EPEAT program, removing any subsequent certification given to their products. The Electronic...

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2012-07-10 13:06:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The new iPad has already been around long enough in the rest of the world to stir up trouble. There was a quick slip up early on when the Consumer Reports made hay over a little “over-warming.” In Australia–and almost the UK–the iPad was found to be incompatible with local 4G networks, a case which ended with a hefty $2.25 million fine to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Now, thanks to a...

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2012-07-09 09:28:30

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of Apple´s many idiosyncrasies is the way in which they change: Always quick to kill and slow to adopt. Examples of this behavior dot Apple´s history, from killing the iPod Mini (one of their best-selling products) just a year and a half after its introduction to adding USB 3.0 two years after other companies started employing the technology in their machines. They´re cautious, slow approach to adding new features...

Applesauce: All Thing Apple – July 8, 2012
2012-07-08 06:48:45

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Take the lime and the coconut and mix it all up. It´s time for your Applesauce, complete with a side of relaxation. Belly on up, partner. I´ve already poured you a bowl. No More Runnin´ Finally, It´s over. The bloody battle lasted arguably longer than it should have, but now, it´s all over, and it only took Apple forking over $60 million. What can be said of the Apple v Proview copyright...


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Tim Cook
2013-08-01 11:48:01

Timothy Donald Cook, Born in Alabama on November 1, 1960, is a Business Executive, CEO of Apple and serves on the company's Board of Directors. Tim Cook grew up in Robertsdale, Alabama, near Mobile. He graduated from Robertsdale High School and earned a B.S. degree in industrial engineering from Auburn University in 1982. He earned his M.B.A. from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business in 1988. Cook didn't start out as CEO Though. That Job, had been held by Steve Jobs. Cook has...

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