South Australia's first Apple Store is all set to open to the public from 10am on Saturday in Adelaide.
The $2.5 million Rundle Mall store will be the Cupertino, Calif.-based technology giant's first official store in South Australia and 20th in Australia.
Interested shoppers can start use the upcoming store's official website to book appointments with staff at its "Genius Bar" to get tech support and repairs.
A few of the first lucky shoppers through the Rundle Mall store's doors on Saturday will get an honoring T-shirt.
Fights back in ongoing antitrust case over e-book price-fixing, Apple has alleged publishers had taken measures like windowing - a practice of postponing releases of e-books to benefit sales of hardcover editions, as early as 2009.
In a filing before the Court for the Southern District of New York, the Cupertino-based tech giant also said that the publishers had also followed in 2009 an agency model to sell e-books, in which the publisher used to set the price range and the retailer would act as an agent and receive a commission on sale of each copy of an e-book.
A CNET report has disclosed that tech giant Apple is apparently flooded with demands from police officials to decrypt seized iPhones, so much so that the company has recently created a "waiting list" to tackle the deluge of iPhone decryption requests.
According to court documents, the encrypted iPhone 4S of a Kentucky man, who was accused of distributing crack cocaine, stymied the federal agents so much that they sought Apple's help in decrypting the handset, last year.
Social-networking giant Facebook has reportedly hired Richard Williamson, who was fired by his former employer Apple in 2011.
Emerging reports suggest that Mr. Williamson will serve Facebook as part of its mobile-software group. However, the social-networking site hasn't confirmed the reports.
Mr. Williamson was a member of the Apple team that created the original iPhone, which took the world by storm. But, he is better known for being the poor performance of Apple's original Maps service.
Four of the five highest-paid executives among Standard & Poor's 500 companies in 2012 were from Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant Apple, a fresh analysis by Bloomberg revealed.
According to the analysis, Apple executives Bob Mansfield, Jeffrey Williams, Bruce Sewell and Peter Oppenheimer were ranked as four of the five top-paid employees in the country.
Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple is employing its own Advertising Identifier technology to have more control over the way advertisers gather user information from mobile devices, according to TechCrunch.
Citing unnamed industry sources, TechCrunch reported that Apple's App Review team is preventing apps that make use of "cookie tracking," a move that hints that the tech giant is going to implement its own technology to identify advertising.
Acclaimed tech giant Apple Inc on Wednesday slashed the prices of its MacBook Pro laptops with Retina display, while boosting the speeds of their processor at the same time.
The Cupertino firm slashed the price of the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display by $200 to $1,499; while the price of the higher-capacity 256GB version has been dragged down by $300 to $1,699. At the same time, the processor clock speed of the machines has been boosted from 2.5GHz to 2.6GHz.
Apple's iPad 4 lineup - which currently has three models featuring 16GB, 32GB and 64GB storage capacities - will soon boast a new addition --- a 128GB version, which marks a two-fold increase in the storage space of the company's biggest model as of now.
According to an announcement pertaining to the new iPad 4 model, the 128GB fourth-generation iPad - which will have increased memory space for storing more music, apps and games - will hit the Apple stores, and will also be available online, on Monday, February 4.
According to an AppleInsider report, Apple has recently filed a patent application for what can be describes as true wireless charging technology, which underscores a mechanism whereby charging of devices will be possible from nearly a meter away from the charging source.
With the present-day wireless charging options not being `truly wireless' or `cord-free' as the label suggests, Apple's filing of the patent comes after the company's research in the direction of a "realistic and practical" method for providing wireless charging to devices.
In a move which marks the latest turn in the high-profile Apple-Samsung patent-infringement lawsuit, Apple has submitted a request with the US District Court in San Jose for the addition of six more Samsung devices to the case.
Apple is seeking the addition of products in its pending patent-infringement lawsuit against Samsung. In another patent lawsuit which pertained to different patents, the jury had - in an August 24 ruling - asked Samsung to pay $1.05 billion in damages for violating Apple's patents.
In a move which marks the culmination of an over two-year-old Apple-HTC patent dispute - which began when Apple accused HTC of inappropriately copying the iPhone -, the two companies said in a late Saturday announcement that they have mutually consented to dismiss the series of lawsuits they have filed against each other.
According to the announcement by Apple and HTC, the settlement worked out by the two companies includes a licensing deal which, over the next ten years, will grant both parties the rights to each other's present and future patents.
With Samsung having drawn the UK court's attention to the fact that rival Apple has not fully complied with the last-month court order, which required it to post - on its website - a statement pertaining to its design rights dispute with Samsung, Apple has recently been ordered to re-write the statement.
On Tuesday, Apple announced its much-rumored smaller tablet - the iPad Mini - which marks the company's foray into the 7-inch tablet arena; and will chiefly challenge the Google Nexus 7 and the Amazon Kindle Fire HD tablets.
The iPad Mini features a 7.9-inch screen which is significantly bigger than the 7-inch screen of both the Nexus 7 and the Kindle Fire HD. However, the iPad Mini's 162 pixels per inch (ppi) resolution is lower than the 216 ppi resolution of both its closest rivals.
Details pertaining to the expected price of Apple's much-rumored smaller tablet - the `iPad Mini,' as it is widely referred to in reports - recently leaked online, through a screenshot supposedly from a inventory system used by mobile companies and cellular networks in Europe and Asia.
In a report related to the leak of the alleaged iPad Mini details, German site MobileGeeks revealed, via GigaOm, that the smaller Apple tablet will probably be priced at _249 - that is, nearly $320 at the present exchange rate - for an 8GB Wi-Fi-only version.