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Apple Computers, iPods, iPads and iPhones


Apple TV starts the online rental wars

The new Apple TV's streaming video services tie in Netflix and the major TV networks. Users pick and choose on demand shows to watch. Stream videos, music and photos from network computers. Read about the mew Apple TV.

Apple Launches the iPad

On January 27, 2010, Apple® introduced iPad, a revolutionary device for browsing the web, reading and sending email, enjoying photos, watching videos, listening to music, playing games, reading e-books and much more

The iPad's responsive high-resolution Multi-Touch(TM) display lets users physically interact with applications and content. iPad is just 0.5 inches thick and weighs just 1.5 pounds-- thinner and lighter than any laptop or netbook.

The new iPad includes 12 new innovative apps designed especially for the iPad, and will run almost all of the over 140,000 apps in the App Store. iPad will be available in late March starting at the breakthrough price of just $499. Continue reading about the new Apple iPad.

Apple's Revolutionary App Store Downloads Top One Billion in Just Nine Months

Apple allows cross broder ordering to 20 countries

Apple ® introduced its new Cross Border campaign, which allows US-based customers to make purchases for recipients located in Mexico, 15 countries across Europe, and four countries in Southeast Asia, according to

The move means, for example, that parents in the US can now purchase a new Mac for their son or daughter who may be studying abroad in the UK or France. Prior to this week, it was not possible for customers to purchase Apple products -- either online or by phone -- for delivery to a different country.

The Cupertino-based company is currently guaranteeing door-to-door delivery of products ordered in the US to 20 countries including: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, and the United Kingdom.

Apple's App Store Downloads Top 1.5 Billion in First Year

More Than 65,000 Apps; Over 100,000 Developers

Apple today announced that customers have downloaded more than 1.5 billion applications in just one year from its revolutionary App Store, the largest applications store in the world. The App Store is also growing at an incredible pace with more than 65,000 apps and more than 100,000 developers in the iPhone (TM) Developer Program.

"The App Store is like nothing the industry has ever seen before in both scale and quality," said Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO. "With 1.5 billion apps downloaded, it is going to be very hard for others to catch up."

The revolutionary App Store has more than 65,000 apps available to consumers in 77 countries, allowing developers to reach tens of millions of iPhone and iPod touch users around the world. The App Store works with both iPod touch and iPhone including the new iPhone 3GS, the fastest, most powerful iPhone yet. Apple has shipped over 40 million of these devices that run apps from the App Store. CUPERTINO, Calif., July 14, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --

Movie Fans Can Buy & Rent Films in High Definition on the iTunes Store

Movie fans can purchase box office blockbusters for download in HD for $19.99 from iTunes, and films will be available as iTunes Movie Rentals in HD for $4.99 within 30 days after release. Customers can enjoy these films in HD on their Mac® or PC and on their widescreen TV with Apple TV®, as well as in standard definition on their iPhone™ or iPod® with video. The iTunes Store is the world’s most popular online TV and movie store, with over 250 million TV episodes purchased and over 33 million movies purchased and rented. Movie Rentals Now Available on iTunes

Apple releases Safari 4

Apple (R) announced the public beta of Safari(R) 4, the world's fastest and most innovative web browser for Mac (R) and Windows PCs. The Nitro engine in Safari 4 runs JavaScript 4.2 times faster than Safari 3.

Innovative new features that make browsing more intuitive and enjoyable include Top Sites, for a stunning visual preview of frequently visited pages; Full History Search, to search through titles, web addresses and the complete text of recently viewed pages; Cover Flow(R), to easily flip through web history or bookmarks; and Tabs on Top, to make tabbed browsing easier and more intuitive. Read more about Safari 4.

Apple Releases New iPod Shuffle

World's Smallest Music Player Now Talks to You

Apple introduced the all-new iPod(R) shuffle, the world's smallest music player at nearly half of the size of the previous model, and the first music player that talks to you.

The revolutionary new VoiceOver feature enables iPod shuffle to speak your song titles, artists and playlist names. The third generation iPod shuffle is significantly smaller than a AA battery, holds up to 1,000 songs and is easier to use with all of the controls conveniently located on the earphone cord.

With the press of a button, you can play, pause, adjust volume, switch playlists and hear the name of the song and artist. iPod shuffle features a gorgeous new aluminum design with a built-in stainless steel clip that makes it ultra-wearable. Read more about the new iPod Shuffle for 2009.

Link to Apple and iTunes:

iTunes Store Home Page

iTunes Store Music

iTunes Store TV Shows

iTunes Podcasts

iPhone International Travel Tips

iPhone Applications
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Movie Rentals on iTunes


iPod & iPhone Connectivity Now Available on Singapore Airlines
iPod shuffle Now Just $49.
New 2GB Model Priced at $69 (2/19/08)
Apple Adds New 32MB iPod Touch Model (2/8/08)
Apple Adds Pink to the iPod nano Lineup (1/21/08)
Apple Announces Major Software Upgrade for iPod touch
Apple Unveils iPod touch; Revolutionary Multi-touch Interface & Built-in Wi-Fi Wireless Networking


Apple Updates iMac for 2008: Now with Faster Processors & Faster Graphics Option

iPDA Handheld

iTunes RSS News Feeds
from Around the World

Updated new iTunes music releases from the US, UK, Australia, Canada and Japan. Select a link to open your iTunes browser to sample and download recent iTunes releases. More iTunes Top Music Downloads RSS feeds.



Purchase New Movies on iTunes Same Day as DVD Release

Award-Winning Television Programming Now Available on the iTunes Store in Germany
iTunes Now Number Two Music Retailer in the US; iTunes Customers Top 50 Million
Apple Premieres iTunes Movie Rentals With All Major Film Studio
Twentieth Century Fox & Apple Introduce iTunes Digital Copy
Apple to Standardize iTunes Music Prices Throughout Europe
Apple Unveils the iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store
iTunes Plus: The Largest DRM-Free Catalog in the World! Prices lowered!
Apple and Starbucks Announce Music Partnership; Wirelessly Find and Buy Music at Starbucks
iTunes RSS Top Tunes in countries throughout the world

Apple News Index:

Apple OSX and Software:

Time Capsule; Wireless Backup for all Your Macs
Mac OS X Leopard
OS X Server Leopard

The Weather Channel Interactive Launches Free Web Application for iPhone and iPod touch

Unlocking programs may disable iPhone upgrades

Apple Chooses O2 as Exclusive Carrier for iPhone in UK}

Apple Sets iPhone Price at $399 for this Holiday Season

AT&T and Apple Announce Simple, Affordable Service Plans for iPhone; All Plans Include Unlimited Data & Visual Voicemail

Apple drops some iTunes song to 69 cents

Aplle, Inc has cut the price of some iTunes song downloads to 69¢ each. ITunes also plans to make every song track available without any copy protection. The new price structure for iTunes songs will be: 69 center, 99 center and $1.29. The recording company get to choose which tier to charge. Visit the iTunes Store Home Page

ABC, CBS, FOX & NBC Offer Incredible Lineup of Programming in Stunning HD on the iTunes Store

iTunes Tops 200 Million TV Episodes Sold, Including Over One Million HD Episodes

Apple (R) announced that all four of the major networks are offering primetime programs in stunning high definition on the iTunes(R) Store, including viewer favorites "Grey's Anatomy" and "Lost" from ABC, "CSI" and "CSI: Miami" from CBS, "Bones" and "Prison Break" airing on FOX, and "Heroes" and "The Office" from NBC Universal. Get new downloads and read more.

New MacBook Family Redefines Notebook Design Industry’s Greenest Notebooks. MacBook price cut by $100 (10/15/08)

Apple Announces Ultracompact USB Adapter Exchange Program; free replacement after Oct. 10

Using your iPhone outside of the U.S. or your home country. Avoid international cell or data charges. Read more about international calling.

Use Airplane Mode to turn iPhone into iPod. Get tips on how to travel with your iPhone.

Apple Introduces New iPod touch. The Funnest iPod Ever— Perfect for Music, Movies & Games

Apple Introduces New iPod nano- Fourth Generation iPod nano Features Apple’s New Genius Technology

AT&T provides iPhone users free access to 17,000 WiFi hotspots

iPhone 3G on Sale Over 500 Native Applications for iPhone & iPod touch Available at Launch

Apple is now more than just computers- iPhone, iTunes, iPod, Apple TV and new technologies on the horizon.

Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Today, Apple continues to lead the industry in innovation with its award-winning computers, OS X operating system and iLife and professional applications.

Apple is also spearheading the digital media revolution with its iPod portable music and video players and iTunes online store, and will enter the mobile phone market this year with its revolutionary iPhone.

Apple TV Update
Apple MacBook Air — The World’s Thinnest Notebook
Apple Mac Pro Fastest Mac Ever— Eight Processor Cores Standard
UM150 USB Broadband Modem From Verizon Wireless; supports WIndows and Mac

Apple, the Apple logo, Mac, Mac OS, Macintosh and iPhone are trademarks of Apple. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

During fiscal 2007, Apple began selling the iPhone and Apple TV. Currently, the economic lives of these products are estimated to be 24 months, according to Apple. In July 2008, Apple began selling the iPhone 3G, the second-generation iPhone. It significantly expanded distribution by establishing carrier relationships in over 70 countries. Unit sales of iPhone 3G have been significantly greater than sales of the first-generation iPhone. During the first quarter of iPhone 3G availability ended September 27, 2008, 6.9 million units were sold, exceeding the 6.1 million first-generation iPhone units sold in the prior five quarters combined. As a result of this growth in unit sales, the amount of iPhone revenue and product cost that the Company deferred for recognition in future periods under subscription accounting increased materially in the quarter ended September 27, 2008.

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iPhone Owners: New Section

FM Transmitters:
How to listen to your iPhone's music in your car, internationl travel with iPhone. Get iPhone tips.

Amazon has Snow Leopard

Starting now, Mac OS X Snow Leopard is available for preorder exclusively at

Current Mac OS 10.5 Leopard users are eligible to upgrade to Snow Leopard at the very low price of $29. Snow Leopard is the latest addition to the Mac OS X line. New features include half the footprint of previous versions, great new features in Expose & Stacks, quicker Time Machine backup, and faster wireless network interaction. It’s the world’s most advanced operating system, finely tuned. Releasing in September 2009, you can preorder Snow Leopard only at Order the Mac OS X version 10.6 Snow Leopard or order the Mac Box Set (with Snow Leopard).