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2014-05-14 08:38:36

NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After recently partnering with UNATION and announcing a mobile development partnership with Apple, Apercu Global proudly announces an expanded partnership and association with Apple, specifically as it relates to UNATION's mobile platform. The UNATION project will be headed up by Sir Jonathan Ive, Senior VP of Design at Apple, along with his design and development team. "Apercu has increased its commitment to UNATION's product development by...

Apple Exec Scott Forstall Let Go
2012-10-30 09:36:52

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Apple´s latest “little” press event was not without its surprises. The new iMacs caught many by surprise, as did a newly revised iPad, just 7 months after the 3rd generation was announced. Yet, for all the surprises held within Apple´s last event of the year, there was one rather peculiar element: The entire event was hosted by Tim Cook and Phil Schiller, with nary a mention to Scott Forstall. For anyone...

Apple's Bob Mansfield Not Retiring After All
2012-08-29 06:10:52

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Apple´s long-time head of hardware engineering, Bob Mansfield, announced his retirement from the Mac maker in the last days of June, a somewhat shocking announcement from an executive who mostly worked behind the scenes without much public attention. That´s not to say he didn´t stand out, of course. In any stereotypical Apple video about a new product, be it a new Mac or a new iPad, Bob Mansfield was always the...

Jobs Promised Job For Life, Lawsuit Filed
2012-08-21 14:41:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Wayne Goodrich, who claims to have been a “sounding board” for Apple´s late co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs is now suing Apple for wrongful termination. According to Goodrich, Steve Jobs himself had promised him a lifelong position with the Cupertino company. Goodrich now claims he was fired just months after Jobs´ passing for no legitimate reason, despite Jobs´ promise to him. Goodrich´s...

Applesauce: All Thing Apple – July 15, 2012
2012-07-22 06:04:08

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Why don´t you go try on that new swimsuit? I´ll pack us a picnic of beer and chilled Applesauce“¦ Why Won´t You Make Up Your Mind iPad Mini. It´s the name that´s on everyone´s lips and yet, it´s still not a thing. The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal have all thrown their weight behind it, and yet, it seems many Apple bloggers and watchers are only now convincing...

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,...

Jonathan Ive Knighted
2012-05-24 06:50:15

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com The British Empire apparently has very high standards when it comes to handing out the title of “Knight.” As it turns out, all you have to do is design 5 or more world-changing devices for the Royals to take notice of you. Take, for instance, one Jonathan Ive. London-born, he studied industrial design at Newcastle Polytechnic before co-founding the Tangerine design agency, helping Apple craft their iPad predecessor, the Newton. Then, in 1997,...

2012-03-31 08:21:42

Evil-doers try to gather your bank information via iDevice, Tim Cook visits China, and a women literally falls over for a chance to buy an iPad. All this and more in this week´s edition of Applesauce! Shake It Off Apple stores are clean, brilliantly beautiful beacons of retail design. Steve Jobs made absolutely certain of this, choosing the stone for every store from one quarry in Italy and employing the use of glass at every turn. As it turns out, however, not everyone is...

Award-Winning Apple Designer Ive Knighted In The UK
2012-01-02 05:12:23

The British-born designer of some of Apple's most successful products, including the iPod, the iPhone, and the iPad, was honored with a knighthood by the Queen during a ceremony this past weekend, various media outlets have reported. Jonathan "Jony" Ive, 44, currently serves as the Cupertino, California company's Senior Vice President of Industrial Design, according to Telegraph Technology Editor Shane Richmond. Ive, who was born in Chingford, north London, and studied at the University...

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