Apple Store to Come to WTC in 2014

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Apple has been finalizing lease for World Trade Center retail location.  Apple is bringing their fifth store to Manhattan.  The store will open its doors sometimes next year.  The expansive shopping center will include handful other stores such as Theory, Victoria’s Secret, etc.  Stay tuned for more news!

Apple Announced that iPhone 5 ‘by far the most popular iPhone’

Even though iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S did well in the past, iPhone 5 has done extremely well.  iPhone 5 is their best selling smartphone.  Data released this week found that the iPhone 5 accounts for just 50% of all iPhone sales while the iPhone 4S commands for about 30 percent of iPhone devices.  In Japan, the iPhone is the top selling smartphone.

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Source: Apple Insider

News : Angry Birds Star Wars sequel to launch Sept. 19.

Yesterday, Rovio announced the news that shook the world. They are going to launch the Angry Birds Star Wars sequel this September 19th. This game will be different from all existing Angry Birds games. How exciting! To view the video, go to the link below :

http://appleinsider.com/articles/13/07/15/angry-birds-star-wars-sequel-to-launch-sept-19-with-tie-in-action-figuresImage

Rumor: Apple to launch redesigned iPad mini this year, Retina model in 2014

We can look forward to the launch of next iPad mini.  The second generation iPad mini will launch this later this year.  It will have a thinner and lighter design but Retina display will have to wait until next year.  It’s possible that the thinner design may not support Retina display this time but we can expect to see improved technology for next year.  Stay tuned!Image

Apple’s iPad outperforms Samsung in South Korea tablet ranking for three consecutive years

According to AppleInsider, Apple’s iPad is having a lot of success in South Korea, the home of two giants, Samsung and LG. iPad has earned the highest costumer satisfaction rank for tablets. It has happened for third year in a row! The rankings were reported by Kim Tae Woo of BetaNews. Based on the report, Korea’s domestic tablet market is not hot but growing.

Source: Apple Insider

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JetBlue chooses Apple’s iPad for its flight decks

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According to AppleInsider, JetBlue has chosen Apple’s iPad for its flight decks.  The pilots who fly for JetBlue are being trained to use Apple’s iPad for various tasks such as weather, flight planning, and airports.  They can access the WiFi network via satellite.  It is much quicker to use tools via iPad than old fashioned methods.  A few days ago, American Airline has chosen Apple’s iPad.  That’s an incredible news!

Microsoft releases Office 365 companion app for iPhone

Microsoft just released its Office Mobile 365 app for Apple’s iPhone. It is useful for users with subsdcriptions to the programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents on the go. The users can view documents stored in Microsoft’s SkyDrive, SkyDrive Pro, or SharePoint, as well as read and edit office docs sent as e-mail attachment. Microsoft is seeking to expand their growth in the market. The subscription is not free. For further reading, click the link here.ImageSource: Digital Trends

Microsoft releases Office 365 companion app for iPhone

Microsoft just released its Office MObile 365 app for Apple’s iPhone.  It is useful for users with subsdcriptions to the programs such as Word, Excel, and POwerPOint documents on the go.  The users can view documents stored in Microsoft’s SkyDrive, SkyDrive Pro, or SharePOint, as well as read and edit Office docs sent as e-mail attachment.  Microsoft is seeking to expand their growth in the market.  The subscription is not free.  For further reading, go to AppleInsider to view the article.Image

Apple Now Adding 500,000 new iTune Accounts per day

Based on AppleInsider’s report, Apple has been adding 500,000 new iTune accounts per day.  This new milestone has brought in 575 million accounts.  It’s like adding a half million new accounts on average every day.  If this trend continues then Apple will add another 100 million accounts by the end of this year.  What a huge success for Apple and iTune store!Image