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Apple today announced the new iTunes for Mac and PC, featuring a redesigned player, seamless integration with iCloud, and a new look for the world’s most popular online music, apps, TV, and movie stores.
After the media event, Apple allowed the attendees to use the new iPhone 5 in a hands on area. Many of the early impressions seem to be focused on how light and thin the new iPhone feels. Despite the decrease in weight, the iPhone 5 appears to be sturdy due to its aluminum design.
Apple has seeded developers with a new build of OS X Mountain Lion (12C50) to developers this evening. The version contains complete release notes as posted by 9to5Mac , suggesting the release is near complete. Apple is holding a media even on Wednesday where they are likely to detail the new iPhone and iOS 6
Bloomberg Businessweek publishes a profile of Noreen Krall, Apple’s chief patent litigator handling the growing number of lawsuits and other disputes involving Apple, including the high-profile U.S. case that saw Apple win a $1 billion verdict against Samsung late last month. The article offers an interesting look at how Krall has managed to become one of the “masters of the chessboard” in understanding patent and court rules around the world and herding teams of lawyers both inside and outside of the company
MacRumors has received word that FedEx is making preparations for a “surge volume” event during the period of September 21-24, coinciding with rumors of an iPhone launch in the United States and several other countries on Friday, September 21. While neither Apple nor the iPhone 5 has been specifically mentioned as the source of the surge for FedEx, the iPhone 5 is expected to be introduced at next Wednesday’s media event, and a launch nine days later would be in line with several past product debuts.
M.I.C. Gadget reports on photos and a video that have surfaced on Chinese site Vgooo.com [ Google translation ] claiming to show an iPhone 5 that boots to a screen warning that the device is not associated with a registered developer account. Several apparent features of the device do, however, call its authenticity into question, and so we are primarily posting this for interest and discussion at this point. The video shows the device attempting to boot but being directed to a version of the error screen that appears when activation can not be completed .
At Forbes.com, Morgan Brennan reports on the new 8000-square foot Savant Experience Center, a typical “swanky” Manhattan apartment with one special difference — it’s automated with Apple technology. Brennan writes that nearly every feature of the multi-room center, including lighting, window shades, temperature, and even a hidden flat-screen television can be “easily controlled with Apple products like iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch-embedded remote controls” running TrueImage software by Savant Systems. Brennan quotes Savant Systems CEO Robert Madonna, who notes: “Anyone who can afford to buy an iPhone can essentially have a piece of automation in their home.”
In a new take on hands-on learning, faculty at Northwest Kansas Technical College are using iPad with select apps to teach students in disciplines ranging from auto technology to respiratory therapy and cosmetology. Instructors use iPad and AirPlay to demonstrate procedures, record them, and play them back on flat-panel classroom displays for their students to view and discuss. Students use iPad to access instructor-annotated lessons in collaborative textbooks and to create digital portfolios to show potential employers. Says Northwest College Tech president Dr
While several observers have noted shortages of Apple’s current 27-inch iMac at resellers over the past several months, the tight supplies now appear to be increasingly affecting Apple’s own retail stores. According to a survey of retail store stock availability through the “Personal Pickup” program at Apple’s 249 U.S. locations, each of the two standard 27-inch iMac configurations is currently out of stock at approximately half of all Apple retail stores
The outside of the box said "Windows base machine or better", so I bought a Mac.