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OS X Yosemite public beta will be available for download tomorrow

  Apple promised a public beta for Mac OS X Yosemite at WWDC last month and starting Thursday, July 24, Apple will be sending out invitations via email to test out the beta version of Yosemite. The invitations will be going out to the first million people that signed up through the public beta program. If you haven’t signed up for the public…

Notable details from Apple’s Q3 2014 earnings call

  Apple’s Q3 2014 earnings call just wrapped up. While the earnings and sales numbers were announced earlier, here are some important updates to take away from the call itself: Highlights Over 20 million people streamed the WWDC keynote in June. Apple is receiving a great response to their iOS and OS X upgrades. Swift will allow for new…

Apple has acquired 30 companies so far in fiscal 2014, 5 since Q2

During todays fiscal third quarter earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that the Cupertino company has acquired 29 companies since fiscal 2013 (not including its huge purchase of Beats). Five of the purchases were said to have been purchased since the end of the March quarter. While some of the companies purchased are known, many remain…

Apple granted “iTime” patent, this might be Apple’s wearable

AppleInsider had a great scoop this morning, finding some patents that Apple was granted that look to possibly be a hint at what is in store for Cupertino’s wearable device. The USPTO posted  U.S. Patent No. 8,787,006 for a “Wrist-worn electronic device and methods therefor”. Interestingly, in one illustration it has “iTime” (below) in the middle of…

iPhone 6 set for record breaking launch, according to WSJ

According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, Apple is preparing for its biggest iPhone launch ever ahead of a fall unveiling of the iPhone 6. Supply chain sources “familiar with the matter” are stating that iPhone manufacturers are preparing to supply 70-80 million iPhone 6 units, including rumored 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch form factors, by the end of…