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Ashmore, 21, told media that he thought it was a prank when Apple told him he’d won.
Apple devices have (finally) joined BlackBerry and Android on the list of devices approved for official use on secure United States military networks according to Bloomberg.
The Pentagon cleared both the iPad and the iPhone for general use as long as the devices run on iOS 6. Apple is now the only U.S. based device maker with a military approval.
TechCrunch is reporting that Microsoft is considering spending $1 billion to acquire Nook Media LLC, the digital book giant born out of Barnes & Noble a few years back.
In other words, Microsoft is looking to compete directly with Apple on yet another front.
The App Store is about to reach the 50 billion download mark. To celebrate, Apple is going to give the person who downloads the 50,000,000,000th app $10,000 in iTunes credit.
The App Store for iOS devices launched in July 2008 and offers over 800,000 apps today.
Apple reportedly rejected a massive shipment of as many as 8,000,000 iPhone units made at one of Foxconn’s facilities due to “quality issues”. It’s unclear at this point what prompted the decision but if the report is true it could cost Foxconn as much as $1.6 billion.
Facebook reportedly just hired Richard Williamson, the guy who was fired from Apple over the whole Apple Maps debacle. It appears to be part of Facebook’s new mobile push, which makes sense considering that Williamson was one of the original iPhone team members.
I wonder if they’re going to try to bring Facebook Home to iOS after all?
Reuters is reporting that Google plans to launch a Snapdragon-powered Nexus 7 tablet in July. Asustek is manufacturing eight million of the devices. They’ll be specced and priced to compete with the Kindle Fire HD and the iPad Mini in the “budget tablet” market.
I’m looking forward to seeing the hardware specs on this thing – especially the display.
PocketGamer is reporting that Apple reps told several mobile developers at GDC 2013 that the company is developing an “official” Apple brand iOS gamepad.
An official reveal is expected at Apple’s next major iPad press event later this year.
Apple just published a patent on a process by which consumers could eventually swap or sell their digital movies, music, books, and games. Read that again. Apple published it.
I need to go lie down for a bit. Even as an Apple fan this was the last thing I expected.
As for a reason, Koh found that the jury had made an error when calculating the timeframe of when to award damages. And given the size of the discount it was one hell of a big mistake.