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The Mac web is good at picking up on supply chain rumors about problems that Apple may be having with manufacturing. That's often interesting reading, but where we can get into trouble is the conclusions that are drawn.
Apple's developer support program tracks the iOS version in use on iOS capable devices. That data is posted for developers to look at. Currently, 90 percent of iOS capable devices are running iOS 7.
Apple's Senior Vide President of Internet Software and Services, Eddy Cue, is following the lead of his boss, Tim Cook, and offering himself for a lunch date to the winning bidder. Plus, he'll throw in a MacBook Air.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has denied Apple's application for the trademark of 'Touch ID,' its fingerprint recognition system. The refusal was based on the similarity to a previously registered trademark by Kronos Technology.
Barclays analyst Ben Reitzes has upgraded Apple stock from Equal Weight status to Overweight and set a price target for AAPL at US$110. That's based on a belief that CEO Tim Cook has solidified his strategy, regained the confidence of stockholders and reversed warning signs seen earlier in the year.
Last Friday, a China broadcast source declared that the Apple iPhone is a national security threat because of its built-in location tracking capability. Apple has formally responded to the accusation.
With our rapidly advancing smartphone technology, there is much turn-over, and millions of smartphones are sold to refurbishment companies or to strangers. The original owners often assume that when the phone is reset that their personal data is gone forever. But is it? Maybe not if it's an Android phone.
Dr. Gaurav Khanna is a computational scientist who has been using Apple's new Mac Pro to great advantage. In an interview with TMO, Dr. Khanna explains how Apple has helped him succeed with virtually supercomputer computations of black holes on his desktop.
As in warfare, a major element of global economic competition is logistics. Logistics is a subtle behind the scenes operation on which victory hinges, but it seldom gets a lot of attention until it fails. Guess what Tim Cook is a master of?
Notifications in OS X can be a bit complicated when first explored. Basically, there are notifications themselves as well as the OS X Notification Center where they are listed. This how-to shows the basics of managing both.