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Apple says iPhone 3G S pre-orders will be filled on time

Michael L Basham & Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Despite warnings from AT&T that claimed high demand for the new iPhone 3G S would prevent it from shipping pre-orders by the June 19 launch date, Apple is still promising to satisfy all web pre-orders with a Friday delivery.

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June 15, 2009   4 Comments

Why Apple keeps iPhone specifications quiet

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

In marked contrast to the PC market, where differention primarily centers around gigabytes, GHz, and Intel Inside branding, Apple is working to keep attention on the iPhone’s software, with a curious avoidance of any mention of the make or specification of its internals, apparently for competitive reasons.

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June 11, 2009   5 Comments

Why Apple keeps iPhone specifications quiet

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

In marked contrast to the PC market, where differention primarily centers around gigabytes, GHz, and Intel Inside branding, Apple is working to keep attention on the iPhone’s software, with a curious avoidance of any mention of the make or specification of its internals, apparently for competitive reasons.

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June 11, 2009   3 Comments

Microsoft announces free anti-virus service for Windows

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Leading anti-virus software producers Symantec and McAfee will face new competition in the lucrative market for fixing Windows when Microsoft launches its own free security service, dubbed Morro, sometime in the second half of 2009.

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June 11, 2009   4 Comments

A closer look at iPhone 3G S Cortex-A8 ARM and PowerVR chips

ARM CPU generations

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

The iPhone 3G S uses a Samsung processor incorporating an ARM Cortex-A8 processor core and Imagination’s PowerVR SGX graphics core to achieve a significant new class of speed while remaining backwardly compatible with existing iPhone apps.

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June 10, 2009   4 Comments

iPhone 3G S to use PowerVR SGX GPU core for OpenGL ES 2.0

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

The new iPhone 3G S achieves its OpenGL ES 2.0 support using the PowerVR SGX graphics processor core, according to sources familiar with the new iPhone’s graphics processor design, as AppleInsider first anticipated in a report last April that broke news of a secret deal struck between Imagination Technologies, Samsung, and Apple.

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June 9, 2009   1 Comment

Snow Leopard gets richer, thinner, cheaper than Windows 7

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

After trying to beat back the Mac’s increasing encroachment into the PC world with ads focused on price, Microsoft’s club has been picked up by Apple to give Windows 7 an embarrassing pummeling in terms of price.

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June 9, 2009   16 Comments

New 13“ MacBook Pro drops digital audio input for FireWire and SD

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

The new 13“ MacBook Pro unveiled at WWDC makes room for its new SD card slot and FireWire 800 port in part by giving up a digital audio input port. Instead, the new model uses the same integrated mic and headphone port as the iPhone.

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June 9, 2009   3 Comments

Apple backtracks on Safari 4.0 tabs on top, ZFS

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Amid all of the new features highlighted Monday in Snow Leopard, iPhone 3.0 and Safari 4.0 were a few unpublicized retractions: Safari 4.0 has lost its “tabs on top” and returned to the old conventional tabs of the previous 3.0 version, while all mention of full ZFS support in Snow Leopard Server has been scrubbed.

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June 9, 2009   6 Comments

Cheaper iPhone may show as early as Monday

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Citing only “people familiar with the initiative,” the Financial Times claims that Apple plans to release an iPhone model with a substantially lower retail price in order to boost sales, and that the introduction could happen as soon as the opening day of WWDC.

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June 5, 2009   No Comments

Apple briefs staff on wireless iPhone movie and TV downloads

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

The iPhone 3.0 operating system release will include new support for direct downloads of movie and TV content from the iTunes Store, according to people familiar with Apple’s internal training materials

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May 29, 2009   1 Comment

AT&T deploying HSPA 7.2 mobile service ahead of new iPhones

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

AT&T has formally announced plans for deploying its 7.2 Mbps mobile data service upgrade this year, which will support faster iPhone models expected to be released this summer.

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May 27, 2009   1 Comment

Cartier sues Apple over third party iPhone watch software

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Luxury watch maker Cartier International filed suit against Apple today for allowing a third party iPhone developer to post an application depicting a watch image which Cartier claims infringes on its designs. Later, however, it withdrew the complaint.

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May 22, 2009   No Comments

Former Apple engineers at OQO call it quits

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

OQO, a company formed by two members of Apple’s Titanium PowerBook G4 team who left the company to deliver the micro-sized laptops that Steve Jobs refused to build at Apple, is shutting down after nearly a decade of trying.

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May 22, 2009   1 Comment

Apple begins stress testing iPhone 3.0 push notifications

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Apple this week enlisted the services of the Associated Press and called upon many of its iPhone developers to help stress test its new Push Notification service slated for delivery in iPhone 3.0.

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May 18, 2009   1 Comment