Apple Inc. officially denied that they did not know before about the iPhone 4 antenna problem. As it was reported by Bloomberg that Apple knew iPhone 4 antenna issue as it was identified during the iPhone 4 design phase and pointed out by Apple engineers to senior Apple execs but they did not take it serious at the time.
Apple responded to Bloomberg’s rumor and Apple’s spokesman said to WSJ:
“We challenge Bloomberg BusinessWeek to produce anything beyond rumors to back this up. It’s simply not true.”
Regardless of that the Bloomberg rumor against Apple is true or not this is [...]
The suspense is over! Today, Apple unveiled its new tablet computer, aptly called the iPad, here in San Francisco. Steve Jobs positions the tablet as a third computing device between a laptop and a smartphone geared towards the “key tasks” of Web browsing, email, sharing photos, watching videos, playing games, and reading digital books. All current iPhone apps will run on the device, as well as new games and digital books designed specifically for it. Here’s a list of all our recent coverage from before, during and after the event.
Video: The iPad In Action (link)
The iPad: our take (link)
“This will be the most important thing I’ve ever done” – Steve Jobs, referring to the soon-to-be-launched Apple Tablet.
We haven’t heard this first hand, but we’ve heard it multiple times second and third hand from completely independent sources. Senior Apple execs and friends of Jobs are telling people that he’s about as excited about the upcoming Apple Tablet as he’s ever been. Coming from the man who has created so much, that’s saying something.
If Steve Jobs thinks the iPhone was just a warm up act to this device, I can’t wait to [...]
Apple has announced a buy-out of streaming music site Lala, which could prompt integrating a similar service with iTunes in the near future.
The US-based website allows users to stream music from an online music catalogue without the irritation of advertisements interrupting your listening.
Currently streaming a track once is free, while unlimited streams cost around ten cents (7p). Downloading a stream-only version of a song will cost you ten cents (7p) and an entire album just a dollar (60p).
The company which initially started out as a CD swapping service, already has the backing of major [...]