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Amazon Hits Apple with New 'Three Kindles for the Price of an iPad' Commercial

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With its prominent position in the smartphone and tablet markets, it's no surprise that Apple is a popular target in its competitors advertising as they seek to differentiate themselves from Apple even as they ride on the popularity of the company's brand and products. Samsung has been one of the...
Amazon Hits Apple with New 'Three Kindles for the Price of an iPad' Commercial

Samsung Continues to Poke Fun at Apple Fans in Super Bowl Ad

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Samsung aired another of its series of Apple-mocking commercials during the 2012 Super Bowl tonight. In this ad, Samsung is pushing the new Samsung Galaxy Note. Like the previous ads in the series, Samsung depicts iPhone fans standing in line for the new iPhone, while promoting their own products as...
Samsung Continues to Poke Fun at Apple Fans in Super Bowl Ad

Here's The Samsung Super Bowl Ad That Infuriated All The Apple Fans (AAPL)

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Here's the latest in Samsung's ads ripping Apple customers who line up for the iPhone. Somehow we're supposed to believe that people who love the iPhone would jump out line for an oversized phone with a stylus. Or, maybe we're not. It's an ad after all, not a documentary....
Here's The Samsung Super Bowl Ad That Infuriated All The Apple Fans (AAPL)

First in line: Apple fans begin queuing for the new iPad in Japan

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While the proverbial ink is still drying on the first reviews of Apple’s iPad — which you can peruse via our roundup — fans in Japan are already getting in the mood and queuing to buy the new tablet. The device will launch in Japan, and nine other markets, from...
First in line: Apple fans begin queuing for the new iPad in Japan

Eau de unboxing: Australian artists create the scent of the opening of a new Apple product

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While videos and photos of unboxing Apple products have become commonplace, what about immortalising the moment through the memory of a smell? That thought came to three artists in Australia who have concocted a fragrance that will appeal to Apple fanboys the world over, the smell of the opening of...
Eau de unboxing: Australian artists create the scent of the opening of a new Apple product

Samsung lampoons Apple with Super Bowl advert

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Well, we knew it was coming and now Samsung has predictably used a high-profile Super Bowl ad slot to promote its 5.3-inch Galaxy Note tablet-phone combo while taking another jab at Apple users. Standing out as a culmination of an unsubtle anti-Apple campaign launched nearly three months ago under the ‘The...
Samsung lampoons Apple with Super Bowl advert

Why Apple’s iTunes expansion is only scratching the surface in Asia

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Earlier this week, Apple extended support for its iTunes Store, iTunes Match and iTunes in the Cloud services to 12 new markets across Asia. While the move is undoubtedly a positive one, bringing new services to users in Asia and extending monetisation opportunities for Apple and developers, it is also notable...
Why Apple’s iTunes expansion is only scratching the surface in Asia

Apple opens iTunes Store in Hong Kong, Taiwan and 10 other Asia-Pacific territories

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Many Apple fans on the opposite side of the Pacific from Cupertino haven't had much of a choice to shop from iTunes, even though they've had the App Store for some time. There's now a much better sense of balance: Apple just flicked the switch on the iTunes Store...
Apple opens iTunes Store in Hong Kong, Taiwan and 10 other Asia-Pacific territories

Samsung’s new Memory video ads are really quite good (but still take a bite out of Apple)

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Samsung’s new YouTube video campaign may move away from pushing specific products and devices, focusing on its memory solutions, but the company appears to be finding it incredibly difficult to move away from taking a bite out of Apple. The campaign centers on the frustrations that device owners may experience with their...
Samsung’s new Memory video ads are really quite good (but still take a bite out of Apple)

David Pogue: New iMacs and Mac Pro's Coming "Probably in 2013"

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According to New York Times technology columnist David Pogue, Apple still believes in desktop Macs, including both the iMac and the Mac Pro. The Mac Pro in particular has raised the ire of some Apple fans because it has been several years since the last update, and the update today...
David Pogue: New iMacs and Mac Pro's Coming "Probably in 2013"

Samsung Shoots At Apple, Hits The Customer

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Yesterday, Samsung debuted another aggressive ad against Apple during the Super Bowl. The ad in question pushes Samsung’s latest-and-greatest: The Samsung Galaxy Note. While we could go into the details on why the Galaxy Note isn’t a true competitor of the iPhone’s, we won’t. Instead, let’s try to understand what...
Samsung Shoots At Apple, Hits The Customer

Queues and midnight launches as Apple’s new iPad goes on sale in Australia, Japan and Singapore

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In case you’ve been living under a rock, sales of Apple’s new iPad — known popularly as the ‘iPad 3′ — begin today across 10 countries worldwide, with Australia, Japan and Singapore the three first markets to get the new tablet. Reviews of the device were universally positive however, with...
Queues and midnight launches as Apple’s new iPad goes on sale in Australia, Japan and Singapore

This app turns “slide to unlock” into an addictive game for Apple fans

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If you use an iDevice, you’re aware of the slide to unlock functionality that Apple brought to the world. Sure, it’s a feature that you’ll find on most smartphones, but it’s something very unique and iconic to Apple. Folks at a company called The Falco Initiative have come up with...
This app turns “slide to unlock” into an addictive game for Apple fans
Apple Store protests on Thursday will push for ethical worker treatment
Apple set to unveil iPad 3 on March 7

Tim Cook: I don’t really think anything Microsoft does puts pressure on Apple

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This morning Apple released the developer preview for Mac OS X 10.8 ‘Mountain Lion’, whipping up Apple fans and product owners into a frenzy as the Cupertino-based technology giant showed its plans to further merge the Mac OS and iOS platforms. As is customary with any big release from Apple, a number...
Tim Cook: I don’t really think anything Microsoft does puts pressure on Apple

Apple’s new iPad takes first regulatory step in China but launch date unclear

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The launch of the new iPad has seen Apple fans and enthusiasts worldwide given a new reason to get excited about the company’s tablet. For those in China however, where the device is yet to be launched, it marks a return to familiar territory: waiting on a delayed release date....
Apple’s new iPad takes first regulatory step in China but launch date unclear

iPhone was Japan’s top smartphone in 2011, with sales of 7.26M: Report

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A new report has found that Apple’s iPhone was the most purchased smartphone in Japan last year, seeing sales of 7.26 million, while Google’s Android operating system (OS) was the leading smartphone platform. A MM Research Institute report — translated by Japanese blog Macotakara – found that Apple sold 7.25 million...
iPhone was Japan’s top smartphone in 2011, with sales of 7.26M: Report

Queues in Malaysia and Korea as Apple’s new iPad goes on sale in 12 more countries

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Apple’s new iPad has gone on sale in 12 new countries today, seeing brisk interest in the tablet device in Korea and Malaysia, which were the first to get it today. As Apple announced last week, its third-generation device will also go on sale in an additional ten countries across...
Queues in Malaysia and Korea as Apple’s new iPad goes on sale in 12 more countries

Netflix reveals Android app tests that keep it running on 'around 1000' devices daily

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In a quick peek behind the curtain at what life can be like as an Android developer, Netflix's Tech Blog has posted details of the testing process for each iteration of its app. According to Netflix's own stats, after being initially released for just a handful of phones nearly...
Netflix reveals Android app tests that keep it running on 'around 1000' devices daily

Making the case for a non-TV Apple TV

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Apple is rumoured to be making preparations to enter the television market, releasing new TVs later in the year that are expected to feature the company’s Siri technology and access to its expanding App Store. There has been no indication from Apple that it is working on such a device...
Making the case for a non-TV Apple TV

Apple Is Taking A Huge Risk With The iPhone Next Week, And There's A Good Chance It Will Blow Up In Its Face (AAPL)

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Apple is about to take a huge risk with its mobile operating system, and nobody seems to be all that concerned about it. Various reports say it will boot Google Maps in favor of its own homegrown flavor of maps. Maps might be the number one most useful native application....
Apple Is Taking A Huge Risk With The iPhone Next Week, And There's A Good Chance It Will Blow Up In Its Face (AAPL)

Intel Delaying Mass Availability of Ivy Bridge Processors Until 'After June'?

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Digitimes reports that Intel has apparently begun informing partners that mass availability of its forthcoming Ivy Bridge processors will be delayed until "after June". Intel is said to be sticking to its initial schedule calling for an April introduction of Ivy Bridge, but only very limited supplies of the chips...
Intel Delaying Mass Availability of Ivy Bridge Processors Until 'After June'?

iPad Lines Around The World

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It's iPad launch day. And that means... Well, you know what that means. It means that the semi-annual ritual for thousands upon thousands of Apple fans has begun. We'd like to be able to offer some special insight into what compels people to stand in line for hours for...
iPad Lines Around The World

RIM Was Behind This Bizarre Apple Store Stunt In Australia (AAPL, RIMM)

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RIM hired a protesting flash mob to swarm a Sydney Apple Store chanting "Wake up!" and waving signs that said the same, as confirmed in a statement by RIM Australia to MacTalk: "We can confirm that the Australian ‘Wake Up’ campaign, which involves a series of experiential activities taking place...
RIM Was Behind This Bizarre Apple Store Stunt In Australia (AAPL, RIMM)

Ashton Kutcher reportedly set to play Steve Jobs in upcoming biopic

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Is Ashton Kutcher set to play Steve Jobs’ role in an upcoming movie? The answer is yes, if Variety is to be believed – but is it? While the trade paper is usually a reference for all things movie, the fact that today is April’s Fools means that will have to take...
Ashton Kutcher reportedly set to play Steve Jobs in upcoming biopic

Nokia unleashes the trash talk in new Lumia 900 video campaign

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Mobile vendors are not shy when it comes to head on battles and throwing stones at each other rather than creating advertising to promote their own product advantages. Now Nokia is trashing its competitors by drawing attention to their faults, branding other smartphones as ‘beta test phones‘ that are not...
Nokia unleashes the trash talk in new Lumia 900 video campaign

LG launches Siri-competitor in Korea, beats Apple to supporting Korean

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Just a day after Google was strongly rumoured to have accelerated its plans to launch a Siri-competitive, another mobile firm has jumped into the voice assistant space with its own product, after LG unveiled its own personal assistant service. Available only in its native South Korea for now, ‘Quick Voice’...
LG launches Siri-competitor in Korea, beats Apple to supporting Korean

Apple Jumps to #17 in Fortune 500 Rankings

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Fortune yesterday released its 2012 "Fortune 500" list, ranking America's largest companies by revenue. As a result of its continued strong growth, Apple rose 18 spots from last year's rankings to land at #17 in the new rankings, which are based on companies' fiscal year reports.The company emerged from the...
Apple Jumps to #17 in Fortune 500 Rankings

An iPhone Dock Is About to Hit $1 M. on Kickstarter

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The Elevation Dock. Apple fans were largely responsible for the breakout Kickstarter hit that broke the half million dollar mark in only four days, a record at the time. That project, for the twin iPod Nano watches, ended up falling short of a mil ($942,578). But the Elevation Dock for iPhone,...
An iPhone Dock Is About to Hit $1 M. on Kickstarter
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