Dec 23

Steve Jobs Grammy
The Recording Academy announced today
the recipients of its 2012 Special Merit Awards. Steve Jobs was honored with this years Trustees Award for “outstanding contributions to the industry in a nonperforming capacity.” “The ceremony will be held on Feb. 11 during Grammy Week, and the recipients will be acknowledged at this years “54th Annual Grammy Awards” telecast on Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.” » Steve Jobs Honored With 2012 Grammy

Dec 20

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Last month Apple started a replacement program for for the first-generation iPod nano due to continuing issues with overheating related to defective batteries from one of Apples suppliers. Now Macrumors reported that some of their readers did receive their replacement but it turns out to be a 6G iPod Nano instead of a 1G iPod Nano. It looks like Apple may have run out of refurbished first-generation iPod nano units and and may now be shipping out current-generation units as replacements. » Apple Replacing First-Gen iPod Nanos with Current-Gen Models

Dec 19

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The New York Times reported that Over the last year, Apple and Google have secretly begun working on projects that will become wearable computers. Their main goal: to sell more smartphones. (In Googles case, more smartphones sold means more advertising viewed.) » Apple Prototyping Wearable Devices

Dec 14

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On April Foolsday in 1976 Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ron Wayne signed the founding contract for Apple Computer. The original contract has been sold at Sothebys books and manuscripts auction Tuesday afternoon to a phone bidder for $1.6 million. The tech fortune posted a video of the last minute of the Tuesday bidding for the documents, which started at $70,000 and ended 9 minutes later at $1.35 million. You can see the video after the break. » Original Apple Founding Contract Sells For $1.6 Million At Sothebys Auction

Dec 09

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The Apple Grand Central Terminal store in New York City opened up today and a massive crowd came to check it out. In the picture above you can see hundreds of fans stretching all the way down one track and part-way back. Another part of the reason it was so crowded is that Apple will treat avid fans to cool perks, such as 4,000 black shirts with “Apple Store, Grand Central” spelled out in lettering, resembling a train arrival board. Check out after the break for videos and pictures of the crowd and inside of the new Apple Store you can also find the opening hours schedule after the break. » Grand Central Terminal NYC Apple Store Opening Attracts Big Crowds

Dec 03

Apple Building Data Center In Oregon
Two people with direct knowledge of Apples plans said that after Google, Facebook and Amazon now Apple is considering whether to build a large data center in Prineville, a quarter mile south of the Facebook server farm that opened earlier this year. The state is a hot destination for server farms because of the mild climate and relatively low power costs. “Apple did not respond to an inquiry on its plans, but the company had a team examining Facebooks Prineville facility last summer on the same day The Oregonian visited the site.» Apple Considering To Build A Huge New Data Center In Oregon

Dec 02

Apple Grand Central Store December 9
The picture above is proof that Apples massive store in New York City Grand Central Terminal is opening doors for business at 10am next Friday, December 9. We can not really see how the new Apple Store will look like because Apple uses a black curtain to tease a forthcoming grand opening. According to the Fortunes Philip Elmer-DeWitt, the store could measure at 23,000 square feet, nearly matching Londons Regent Street (25,000 square feet) and Covent Garden (24,600 square feet) outlets. It should rake in a hundred million dollars in revenue per year: » Grand Central Apple Store: Grand Opening Friday December 9

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