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  • Odds are Apple will sell *a lot* of iPhone 4s today

    Odds are Apple will sell *a lot* of iPhone 4s today

    The odds that John Biggs will take home an iPhone 4 today? I think you'll find that France has a better chance of winning the World Cup this year. The odds that Apple will sell more than 1 million iPhone 4s today? Well, according to Bookmaker.com, you're looking at 50/50. Presumably these odds that into account that fact that the Apple hardware isn't as robust as you'd like to see!

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  • Apple: 300,000 iPads sold, 1 million apps downloaded on first day

    Apple: 300,000 iPads sold, 1 million apps downloaded on first day

    Apple has just announced that it sold over 300,000 iPads in the US as of midnight Saturday, April 3, including deliveries of pre-ordered devices to customers, channel partners and sales at Apple Retail Stores. For your reference, that's 30,000 devices more than iPhones were purchased when they first went on sale. Apple also announced that iPad users downloaded over one million apps from Apple's App Store and over 250,000 ebooks from its iBookstore during the first day.

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  • The Altair is back

    The Altair is back

    Vince Briel, computer creator, has rebuilt the original Altair 8800, the world’s first home computer, and added a VGA and PS/2 keyboard. The computer emulates Intel’s 8080 processor with an Atmel AVR microcontroller and it has a full complement of exciting lights on the front for you to impress your friends with. Briel will be selling [...]

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  • The killer app for Apple’s tablet: Gaming

    The killer app for Apple’s tablet: Gaming

    This guest post is by Jeff Scott, founder and publisher of 148Apps, a blog providing fanatical coverage of everything iPhone and hopefully soon, the Apple tablet. While we still don’t know the name of the new tablet device; could be iPad, iTablet, iSlate, iCanvas, or an extension of the MacBook name. But what we do [...]

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  • Apple selling new 21.5- and 27-inch iMacs

    Apple selling new 21.5- and 27-inch iMacs

    I certainly don’t want to cause a panic, but EVERYBODY PANIC! APPLE DID SOMETHING! Yes, new iMacs are here. For prompt shipping, please send your wallet to… Apple 1 Infinite Loop Cupertino, CA 95014 …with a Post-It note saying “Send iMacs! Please! Hurry!” In return, you’ll get one of the following: 21.5-inch iMac (MSRP of $1199) 21.5-inch LED backlit screen with 1920×1080 resolution [...]

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  • With a little help from Apple, Sony’s Walkman finally outsells iPod in Japan

    With a little help from Apple, Sony’s Walkman finally outsells iPod in Japan

    BraveheartGuess which portable music player finally outsold the iPod in Japan for the first time in four years? If you read the headline of this post and guessed "The Sony Walkman," then you, my friend, are correct.

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  • Apple to announce the iProd1,1, iProd0,1

    Apple to announce the iProd1,1, iProd0,1

    Like Richard Dreyfuss digging through his mashed potatoes, hackers have found two products in Apple’s configuration lists pointing to a beta product, iProd0,1, and a first-gen something, the iProd1,1. What could these things be? Who knows! Ars believes it’s going to be something running the iPhone OS with some sort of high speed networking built-in. This [...]

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  • Apple is now in 5th place in PC sales, under Toshiba

    Apple is now in 5th place in PC sales, under Toshiba

    Oh noes! IDC has estimated that Apple sold 1.21 million Macs last year, down 12.4 percent since last year. This puts Apple under Dell, HP, Acer, and Toshiba, in order of popularity. Dell went down 18.9% while Acer popped up 51%. Internationally, Apple isn’t even on the map with HP, Dell, Acer, Lenovo, and Toshiba in [...]

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  • Virginia Apple Store closes after shooting

    Virginia Apple Store closes after shooting

    Tip #1: If you’re going to be a huge wanker and rob a retail store, don’t rob an Apple store. You know those little fancy handsets they carry around? Thats so they can avoid doing much with cash. Tip #2: Don’t friggin’ steal stuff or shoot people, unlike this guy at the Arlington, Virginia Apple Store. One [...]

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  • Apple claims over 1 million iPhone 3GS devices sold, quotes Steve Jobs

    Apple claims over 1 million iPhone 3GS devices sold, quotes Steve Jobs

    Earlier today, reports started flowing in about Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster claiming 750,000 iPhone 3GS devices were sold over the weekend. In a news release, however, Apple claims that that number is off by more than 1/4, saying that sales actually exceeded 1 million units. In addition, the company says six million customers have downloaded the new iPhone 3.0 software in the first five days since its release. Remarkably, Apple CEO Steve Jobs is quoted at the beginning of the press release - something we haven't seen for quite a while and this after a weekend during which it was uncovered the man had a liver transplant a couple of months ago - saying: "Customers are voting and the iPhone is winning. With over 50,000 applications available from Apple's revolutionary App Store, iPhone momentum is stronger than ever."

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