As we noted in our original investigation, Apple can potentially decrypt and access all data stored on iCloud servers. This includes contacts, notes, unencrypted e-mails, application preferences, Safari bookmarks, calendars, and reminders.
Well? Should it?
Apple this morning announced it will issue its first dividend since December 1995 — a $2.65 per share quarterly payout starting in the fiscal fourth quarter, which begins on July 1. The company will also buy back up to $10 billion in shares starting in fiscal 2013.
All together, Apple said it will spend about $45 billion in cash through these shareholder-friendly programs.
BGR reports lots of lines, though there’s still remaining inventory.
It sort of seems like BGR is putting a negative spin on this, but I see it as a positive thing. Not selling out might mean a lack of demand, but it might also mean that Apple understands the demand for its products and has been able to ramp-up production appropriately.
The writer tells Glass that at one point during the fact-checking process, before the original report ran, that he secretly wished the story would be killed by This American Life due to lack of information backing up his claims.
Daisey lied about what he saw and did.
China is Apple’s future.
So saith 9to5 Mac.
Lots of “angry” apps.
More LTE speculation.
CNET has learned that Apple’s next iPad will break with its traditional numbering scheme in order to promote its big new feature: the high-definition screen.
iPad HD is a better name.
With Apple’s iPad 3 media event now roughly 36 hours away and Apple also expected to unveil an updated Apple TV at the event, we’ve been watching as more and more Apple retail stores are running dry of the current model. By our most recent count, 98% of Apple’s 246 U.S. stores are currently out of stock, leaving only four with the Apple TV available for immediate pickup during store hours
My Talk Show co-host John Gruber predicted a laser-focus on the iPad 3/HD on our last episode, but it’s looking more and more like we’ll see a new AppleTV as well.
My prediction remains the same: it’ll be the same AppleTV we have now with 1080p support and a few enhancements to support the iPad and iCloud’s new stuff.
Well, is it?
For months, Apple’s point man, Eddie Cue, has been leading talks with content providers, which have largely balked at the tech giant’s efforts to exert control over all aspects of the video service, including pricing, sources said.
Apple’s negotiating stance can be summed up as “we decide the price, we decide what content,” according to one source familiar with the talks.