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iPad 3 said triggering squeeze on air freight for others

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Apple's imminent new iPad event may be putting unique pressure on companies trying to get their own products in. A rumor brought up Monday by MacRumors had other companies complaining that they couldn't use air freight normally as Apple had booked much of the supply. Freight managers either had to...
iPad 3 said triggering squeeze on air freight for others

Asian Rumors Continue to Bolster an Apple HDTV for this Year

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Over the past week there have been a series of Apple product forecasts for 2013 reported on by MacRumors and AppleInsider based on KGI Securities analyst Minch-Chi Kuo. One even went so far as to predict Apple's use of fingerprint technology for iDevices. Today, China Times out of Taiwan is...
Asian Rumors Continue to Bolster an Apple HDTV for this Year

Is your new iPad heating up?

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Apple's latest hot ticket seems to be a tad too hot to hold, some users are reporting. New iPad owners on the MacRumors forums and Apple's own support community complain that the slab's lower left corner can get a little warm during extended use. Don't get excited though, reports...
Is your new iPad heating up?
More 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro pictures surface [Gallery]

Wow, The iPhone 5 Is Going To Be Very Tiny Compared To Samsung's Galaxy S III (AAPL)

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Yet another video of leaked iPhone 5 parts is being passed around today. This one comes SmartPhone Medic, a company that repairs smartphones. They take a look at the new iPhone's larger display and other internal parts. (We first spotted this video on MacRumors.) But what really struck us was...
Wow, The iPhone 5 Is Going To Be Very Tiny Compared To Samsung's Galaxy S III (AAPL)

Pictures of iPod nano with camera re-emerge

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Last year a number of leaks and photos suggested that Apple had a redesigned iPod nano with an integrated camera in the works. The new device wasn’t released last time Apple refreshed its iPod family, but now another round of pictures has surfaced that lends credence to the possibility...
Pictures of iPod nano with camera re-emerge

Apple Rumor Patrol: The Truth About The Long-Promised iPad Mini

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We've heard rumors of a smaller iPad for a couple of years now. Steve Jobs himself once dismissed the idea, but he was famous for carefully controlling PR, and even making distracting statements. Now it appears the 7-inch iPad is finally on its way--and soon. Battery One of the more...
Apple Rumor Patrol: The Truth About The Long-Promised iPad Mini

The Latest iPhone 5 Leak Shows You May Soon Be Making Credit Card Payments With Your Phone (AAPL)

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At first glance, the latest part leak for Apple's next iPhone doesn't appear to show much more than what we've already seen several times over the last few months. But some closer inspection by the Japanese blog Macotakara shows that the device may include a special chip that will let...
The Latest iPhone 5 Leak Shows You May Soon Be Making Credit Card Payments With Your Phone (AAPL)

January sales data reveals mo' iMacs, mo' Mac sales

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3-4 week shipping times are still making some iMac buyers wait. Discussion of Mac sales may have been a bit of a yawner during Apple's earnings call last month, but sales have reportedly picked up significantly since then. Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster obtained NPD's retail data for January...
January sales data reveals mo' iMacs, mo' Mac sales

Welcome to Mac App Store: Population 10,000

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When Apple first launched the Mac App Store in January of 2011, it featured just over 1,000 apps. Today, it boasts a number 10 times that. As noted by MacRumors and MacGeneration, the Mac App Store now hosts well over 10,000 apps — 10,334, to be exact. So a new...
Welcome to Mac App Store: Population 10,000

About those 3.2 million Verizon iPhone activations last quarter

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Some saw it as bad news. Some saw it as good. Both missed the point. Source: Asymco. Note the relative size of Verizon's contribution There were two schools of commentary on Verizon’s (VZ) report last week that it activated 3.2 iPhones last quarter, down from 4.2 million in the Christmas quarter....
About those 3.2 million Verizon iPhone activations last quarter
Apple Shoppers Set To Receive LTE iPads By Friday, November 16

Roundup of Analyst Expectations Ahead of Q4 2012 Earnings Call

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Philip Elmer-Dewitt has put together his list of analyst predictions ahead of Apple's quarterly earnings report this afternoon. The list includes estimates from 36 analysts: 16 "independent" and 20 "institutional" who work for large investment houses or research organizations. As usual, the independents are much more bullish than the institutional...
Roundup of Analyst Expectations Ahead of Q4 2012 Earnings Call

Safari 6 Beta and iOS 6 Beta 10A5316k links surface, original iPad not supported?

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Staff of Chinese forum WeiPhone.com [Google translation] (via MacRumors) shows what appears to be not yet working links to the Software that will showcased at WWDC.  They were able to leak this same software last year correctly, so we’re taking these links seriously. Besides the beta build of 10A5316k, we’re also noting that...
Safari 6 Beta and iOS 6 Beta 10A5316k links surface, original iPad not supported?
Here Come New MacBook Airs! (AAPL)

Curious when Apple products go on sale? This chart tracks when the first and best deals arrive

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Aside from the occasional holiday discount, Apple products usually have notoriously stable prices. However, there are still deals to be had for the diligent shopper. A new chart from Dealnews outlines when the first and best discounts on Apple products have arrived over the past year. Assuming that history repeats...
Curious when Apple products go on sale? This chart tracks when the first and best deals arrive

Why Haven't Photos Of The iPad Mini Leaked Out Yet? (AAPL)

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The next iPhone appears to have leaked out in its entirety.  As Farhad Manjoo at Slate points out, we've seen photos of the screen, the battery, the sim card, the casing, the logicboard, and the dock connector. But, Apple isn't just releasing a new iPhone this fall. According to various...
Why Haven't Photos Of The iPad Mini Leaked Out Yet? (AAPL)
Apple using UDID to track in-app purchases associated with hack

MacUpdate Bundle: 11 Mac Apps for $49.99, Including VMWare Fusion 4

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A few times a year, MacRumors partners with MacUpdate to promote their Mac application bundle deal. Their latest bundle delivers at 11 Mac applications for $49.99 (a $377.79 value if all purchased separately). Notably, it includes VMWare Fusion 4 for the first time. Fusion is a popular virtualization tool that...
MacUpdate Bundle: 11 Mac Apps for $49.99, Including VMWare Fusion 4

iPhone 5S with dual-LED flash, slightly bigger battery spied in blurry rumor-gram

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Did you back out of an iPhone 5 because it didn't have a dual-LED flash? If this leaked image from MacRumors turns out to be real, that may not be a problem for much longer. Inside and out, these blurrycam snaps purport to show an iPhone 5S which is...
iPhone 5S with dual-LED flash, slightly bigger battery spied in blurry rumor-gram

Live Coverage of Tim Cook's Interview Session at D10

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As announced last month, Apple CEO Tim Cook will headline this year's D10 Conference hosted by AllThingsD, sitting down for an opening session interview tomorrow, Tuesday, May 29, at 6:00 PM Pacific / 9:00 PM Eastern. MacRumors will be on hand to provide live coverage of the session. Cook is...
Live Coverage of Tim Cook's Interview Session at D10

Steve Jobs almost engaged in Willy Wonka fantasy but was foiled by California law

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There are a few interesting stories coming out of the recently released Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple’s Success released earlier this month. Perhaps the most intriguing story is one about Steve Jobs’ idea to celebrate the sale of the millionth original iMac shortly after his return to the...
Steve Jobs almost engaged in Willy Wonka fantasy but was foiled by California law

Pre-Order Customers Report 5th Generation iPod Touch Now Preparing To Ship

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The latest and greatest 5th generation iPod touch, with its 4-inch Retina Display and new multi-colored aluminum backs, is reportedly preparing to ship out, according a couple different sources. First, MacRumors reports that pre-order customers are seeing their order status turn to “Preparing for Shipment,” and separately, Japanese Apple-watching site...
Pre-Order Customers Report 5th Generation iPod Touch Now Preparing To Ship

Apple adds 'unique_identifier' to in-app purchase receipts, not UDID, may be related to recent breach

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Apple has begun adding a new field to its in-app purchase receipts entitled ‘unique_identifier’. The addition of the field was reported by Macrumors, but contrary to its article, it does not appear to contain a Unique Device Identifier (UDID), something that Apple has been instructing developers to move away from....
Apple adds 'unique_identifier' to in-app purchase receipts, not UDID, may be related to recent breach
Apple stops selling Mac Pro in EU ahead of March 1 deadline

Photos of 'iPad Mini' Battery Reveal 16.7 Watt-Hour Capacity

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MacRumors has received a pair of photos showing what is claimed to be the battery from Apple's forthcoming "iPad mini". The photos show a battery carrying a model number of A1445 and an Apple part number of 616-0641. The battery runs at 3.72 volts, offering 16.7 Whr of energy on...
Photos of 'iPad Mini' Battery Reveal 16.7 Watt-Hour Capacity

Apple's iOS 6 Maps app already showing signs of improvements

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When Apple (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook said his team was working non-stop to to improve the decidedly subpar iOS 6 Maps app, he wasn’t kidding. Several MacRumors forum members are reporting that Apple’s quickly correcting some of its botched 3D Flyover views including the now-famous invisible Statue of Liberty. MacRumors...
Apple's iOS 6 Maps app already showing signs of improvements

New plans show beautiful new glass Apple Store headed for Stanford

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reports Palo Alto Online (via MacRumors)...
New plans show beautiful new glass Apple Store headed for Stanford

Cellular iPad Mini and iPad Models Arriving in U.S. Thanksgiving Week, AT&T Launching November 16?

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A number of U.S. customers who pre-ordered cellular-capable models of the iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad are now reporting that their order statuses have been updated to reflect delivery estimates right around Thanksgiving. Many MacRumors forum members are reporting that they are now seeing delivery dates of Wednesday, November 21,...
Cellular iPad Mini and iPad Models Arriving in U.S. Thanksgiving Week, AT&T Launching November 16?

A New Rumor Out Of China Says The iPhone 6 With A Bigger Screen May Launch This Year (AAPL)

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A report out of China says Apple is making two different iPhone models this year, an iPhone 5S that looks just like the iPhone 5 and an iPhone 6 with a larger screen. The report was translated by Brightwire and first picked up by MacRumors. It says the so-called iPhone...
A New Rumor Out Of China Says The iPhone 6 With A Bigger Screen May Launch This Year (AAPL)
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