Apple’s WWDC 2012 Sold Out In Just 2 Hours

Yesterday Apple announced that this years World Wide Developer Conference would take place  from the 11th to the 15th of June in San Francisco, and Apple also made the tickets for the event available.]

There were a total of 5,000 tickets available for WWDC 2012, and it took just under two hours for them all to sell out, with many developers unable to get their hands on the tickets.

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iPad Sound Prism Smart Cover Speaker

CRE8 Design has designed a new style of portable speaker unit, thats been designed to be used with Apple’s Smart Cover or similar case designs, utilising the triangular space created when the Smart Cover is folded back.

The speaker has been designed to magnetically attach itself to the iPads Smart Cover and then rolls up within it. When not is use the speaker are pushed back into the triangular body.

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Amazon Send To Kindle Software Now Available On Mac OS X

Kindle owners who have been waiting patiently for the ability to send documents easily from their mac desktop. Will be pleased to know that this week Amazon has now released a Mac OS X version of the Kindle document transfer software, Send To Kindle.

Send To Kindle for Mac OS X works in the same way that the PC version does, and enables you to send a wide variety of documents directly to your Amazon Kindle device.

 

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ITC Says iPhone And iPad Violate Motorola Patent

Yesterday we heard that the International Trade Commission had ruled that Microsoft’s Xbox violates a couple of Motorola’s patents, and now it is Apple’s turn, as the ITC has ruled that some of Apple’s devices violate Motorola’s patents.

According to the ruling both Apple’s iPhone and iPad violate Motorola patents relating to WiFi, although the judge did find that the devices did not violate three other patents owned by Motorola.

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Apple’s iCloud Hits 125 Million Users

Apple launched their new cloud service back in October of last year at the same time as they launched the new iPhone 4S, and now Apple has revealed how many people are using iCloud.

The last figures we had from Apple were back in February when they announced that iCloud had over 100 million users, and yesterday Apple announced that iCloud now has more that 125 million users.

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Apple Reports Record Earnings, iPhone And iPad Sales

Apple has released its latest earnings figures, which cover the first quarter of 2012 and Apple’s second fiscal quarter of 2012, the company had revenue of $39.2 billion and a net quarterly profit of $11.6 billion, which is $12.30 per diluted share.

This compares to $24.67 billion and a net quarterly profit of $5.99 billion in the same quarter for the previous year, and they also released some details on how many iPhones and iPads they sold in the quarter.

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AT&T Activates 4.3 Million iPhones In Quarter One Of 2012

AT&T has just released its first quarter earnings report for 2012, and the company has announced that they have activated over 4.3 million iPhones in the first quarter, with 21 percent of these being for new customers.

AT&T activated 3.6 million iPhones in the first quarter of 2011, so an increase from the previous year, although they did have a record quarter after the launch of the iPhone 4S where they activated 7.6 million iPhones in the last quarter of 2011.

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Sony Unveils New iOS Music Systems With Magnetic Fluid Speakers

Sony has this week unveiled a couple of new music systems, in the form of the CMT-V75BTiP and CMT-V50iP, which are equipped with Magnetic Fluid speakers. The CMT-V75BTiP dock pictured below is compatible with iPhone, iPod and iPad devices and connects to them using Bluetooth. But can easily wirelessly stream music from any Bluetooth-enable devices, and is also fitted with a DAB and DAB+ radio.

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iPhone and iPad Thefts On The Rise In New York

Criminals have always had an eye out for Apple products. They are expensive and in demand, so it isn’t hard to find a buyer for a hot Apple product. Right now thefts involving iPhones and iPads are up 44% in New York so far this year. As of April 15th, there were 1,196 thefts of this kind reported to the NYPD compared to 831 from the same time last year.
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Rumored Tim Cook Meeting at Valve Never Happened

Over the last week or so there’ve been a lot of rumors floating around that Apple CEO Tim Cook was spied at Valve headquarters. The presumption with the rumor flying was that Apple and Valve were talking about gaming on the Mac operating system. If you’re excited at that prospect, prepare to be disappointed.

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Apple And Proview Discussing iPad Name Settlement

Proview has been suing Apple in China for the use of the ‘iPad’ trademark, which the company previously held the rights to, and they then apparently sold the trademark to Apple, although Proview claims that the sale did not include the use of the iPad name in China.

Now according to a recent report Apple and Proview have entered in to talks in an attempt to come to an agreement on the use of the iPad name in China, and this has been confirmed by Proview’s lawyers.

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