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Best Buy to Offer $50 Gift Card on iPad Purchase, $25 on iPad Mini

If you are thinking about buying the Retina display iPad or an iPad 2, check the offer Best Buy have for you. The retail giant has a limited time offer going on that entitles you to a free $50 gift card with the purchase of Retina iPad or iPad 2. If you purchase an iPad mini from Best Buy, you will get a $25 gift card. The offer is valid for all the iPad Models – Wifi and Cellular-starting from 16GB to 128GB. The offer is valid from 20 July to 22 July.

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Apple Expected to Buy HopStop

Let’s face the fact. Apple introduced Maps application which has been a total disaster. The application is still not as good as Google Maps and you may end up somewhere else rather than your desired destination. It has been revealed that Apple is planning to buy the navigation tool HopStop in order to improve their maps application. Apple also purchased Locationary, a company said to be the Wikipedia for companies. The news emerges from sources who wish to be anonymous as the deal is not yet final.

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Another Person in China Gets Electrocuted While Charging His iPhone 4

Using counterfeit products is not always recommended. Few days back, a Chinese girl was killed when she tried to answer a call on her iPhone 5 while charging and got electrocuted. Another report has emerged – again in China – that reports a man getting shocked when plugging in an iPhone 4 using a third party adapter.

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Apple Testing iPad With 13 Inch Display

According to a recent report by the WSJ, Apple is testing an iPad with a larger display, the device is rumored to feature a 13 inch display, and the company is also rumored to be working on larger display iPhone’s as well.

Apple is rumored to be trying out iPhone’s with display of between 4.7 inches and 5.7 inches, of course this does not mean that these devices will ever be released as they are apparently only being tested at the moment.

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Apple Developer Portal Hacked

If you have been watching Twitter you may have noticed Apple developers complaining about the company’s developer portal, which has been out of service for several days. Yesterday, Apple acknowledged the outage and the reason?

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Apple OS X Mavericks Released As Golden Master

Apple has today rolled out the Golden Master release of their new Apple OS X Mavericks operating system which is now available to developers from the Mac App Store and Apple Developer website.

The release of the Apple OS X Mavericks Golden Master was expected a few weeks ago but due to the discovery of a number of critical bugs the release was postponed until today.

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Apple Loses iPhone Trademark In Brazil

We recently heard that Apple could possibly lose the iPhone trademark in Brazil, the iPhone trademark in Brazil is owned by a company called Gradiente Electronica SA, the trademark was registered by the company back in 2000.

Now Brazilian regulators have made a decision on the trademark for the iPhone name in the country, and it is not good news for Apple as they have ruled in favor of Gradiente Electronica SA.

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128GB iPads Arrive In Apple Store, Wi-Fi $799 And LTE For $929

Apple announced their new 128GB iPads equipped with Retina Displays at the end of January, and if you have been patiently waiting for them to arrive in the Apple store you will be pleased to learn that they have arrived with a 1-5 day shipping timescale.

The new 128GB iPads are priced at $799 for the Wi-Fi version and $929 for the LTE iPad tablet, with the shipping currently set to 1-3 business days for the Wi-Fi version.

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Apple’s Tim Cook Ranked Highest Paid CEO Last Year

Apple is really worth more than 500 billion dollars, so it is no real shock that this CEO from the company, Tim Cook, had been the maximum paid CEO in 2011. Cook famously took the reigns of the company springing up form 2011, when Steve Jobs was out on medical leave.What amount was Cook paid? According to the Wall Street Journal, when he started to be CEO in August, Apple provided him a pay package worthy of approximately $378 million dollars.The majority of his settlement arrived the form of limited stock, truly worth $376.2 million dollars during the time. The limitations reduce Tim Cook from straight away selling his shares, and are contingent on his extended employment at Apple. He will be able to provide 50 % of his shares in 2016, and the other half in 2021.That stock has since grown in value, and is currently definitely worth an overall of $530 million dollars. Apple has said that it points to the shares compensation for the next 10 years at work as an alternative to just settlement for 2011.Larry Ellison, founder of Oracle Corp. was the 2nd highest paid CEO in 2011, receiving a complete of $76 million available as stock additional bonuses and stock options.

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Apple rumored to be in talks to get high end HDTV manufacturer Loewe

Apple is said to be in converse to attain high end German HDTV manufacturer Loewe. The information comes from an nameless supplier who statements that Apple has provided 87.3 million euros .

A origin claims that Loewe “has been advised by its financial specialist to accept the deliver and a remaining conclusion is planned to be declared inside right before 18 May 2012.”

Loewe was founded in 1929 and now employs around 1000 workers throughout fifty various nations. Its very high end minimalistic HDTV sets would probably blend in with Apple’s personal product philosophies. This acquisition could be simply a great match for Apple’s frequently rumored HDTV set.
Along with HDTV sets, Loewe also suppliers high end AirSpeakers that operate with Apple’s AirPlay engineering together with many different audio systems with iPod integration. Loewe has also embraced the iPad and has released its personal app which makes controlling its Audio/Video goods a breeze.

Apple rumored to be in Chat With acquiring high end HDTV manufacturer Loewe

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