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Will Apple Keep Austin Weird?
2012-05-02 12:17:58

Image Credit: Photos.com --- Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Last June, Steve Jobs visited the Cupertino City Council to make a pitch for their new “spaceship” campus. Pitching his plans for the new facilities, Steve Jobs told the city board members, “Apple is growing like a weed“¦” Now, in further response to such growth, Apple and Austin have agreed to terms and will begin construction on a new Texas facility this summer. Apple first...

iPad
2012-03-30 10:05:39

Just as Apple´s newest iPad makes its way into early adopters´ hands, a new survey says that over half of American households own at least one of the company´s products. The poll was conducted over 3 days starting on March 19th, the same day Apple announced it had sold over 3 million new iPads in its first four days of sales. According to the recently conducted All-America Economic CNBC poll, 55 million homes contain an Apple device and 1-in-10 respondent households said...

Apple To Surpass Intel As World’s Top Chipmaker
2012-03-22 07:18:27

Apple is on pace to surpass Intel as the world's top mobile processor company if sales of smartphone and tablet devices continue to grow, InfoWorld reported on Tuesday, citing a forthcoming study by technology research firm In-Stat. The move will likely take place before 2013, according to the study. Apple shipped roughly 176 million mobile processors by the end of 2011, accounting for 13.5 percent of the market.  These figures trail Intel by just 5 million units, representing a...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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