May 16, 2021

What’s New? Apple iOS 6 and OS X (Mountain Lion) Preview Sites Now Online

There is a massive amount of coverage of today’s Apple World Wide Developers Conference keynote presentation online. We’ve rounded several reports below. One of the highlights of the event was a preview of iOS 6 that’s set for release this Fall. In the past hour, Apple has released a preview site for you to get […]

Gartner Says Worldwide Media Tablets Sales to Reach 119 Million Units in 2012

From the Gartner Web Site: Worldwide media tablet sales to end users are forecast to total 118.9 million units in 2012, a 98 percent increase from 2011 sales of 60 million units, according to Gartner, Inc. Apple’s iOS continues to be the dominant media tablet operating system (OS), as it is projected to account for […]

Fast Fact: Apple Has Sold 3 Million New iPads Since Device Became Available Last Friday

From an Apple News Release: Apple today announced it has sold three million of its incredible new iPad, since its launch on Friday, March 16. [Clip] The new iPad is already available in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and the US Virgin Islands and will be […]

Computer History Museum Launches Online Steve Jobs Exhibit

From PC World: The exhibit, titled “Steve Jobs: From Garage to World’s Most Valuable Company,” features photos and descriptions of objects from the museum’s permanent collection, as well as vintage Steve Jobs video footage. Particularly interesting is a 22-minute 1980 video of Jobs talking about the early days of Apple. At one point during the […]

Reference: 2 Timelines: Apple Milestones, iPod/iTunes History and a 1998 Earnings Announcement

Here’s a timeline with milestones from the history of Apple (Reuters) See Also: iPod/iTunes History (via Apple) See Also: From January 6, 1998: “Apple Expects First Quarter Profits To Top $45 Million” (via The Wayback Machine) “We are thrilled that our new plans are beginning to work,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s Interim CEO. “While there […]

Steve Jobs Resigns as CEO of Apple Effective Immediately; Tim Cook Named as Replacement

Full Text of Steve Jobs Resignation Letter (via Apple.com) To the Apple Board of Directors and the Apple Community: I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has […]

Now Available: Video Overview of What iOS 5 is All About and More Video from Today's Apple Announcements

By now you very likely know that Steve Jobs took part in the keynote presentation at the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference today in San Francisco. This is where Apple makes announcements of what’s soon to come from the company. Today’s announcements were about iOS, OSX and iCloud. No new hardware was introduced. 1. iOS 5 […]