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MacRumors Story Archive - December 2009
What is the Ultimate Role of the Apple Tablet?
Apple Reportedly Addressing Fraud by Third-Party Service Centers
Apple 'Magic Wand' Remote System Patent for Apple TV Resurfaces
Apple January 26th Event 'Confirmed' by Internal Source? Focus on 'Mobility Space'?
Reports of Possible Upcoming 8 GB iPhone 3GS Revived
Apple Drops MacBook Educational Pricing to $899
Google Nexus One Appears Set to Launch January 5th
iPhone Continues Strong Sales in France
Nokia Increases Scope of Patent Complaints to Include 'Virtually All' Apple Products
China Unicom Passes 300,000 iPhones Sold
O2 Apologizes for Wireless Network Performance Issues in London
iHologram - For Real This Time
Apple's Quarterly iPhone and Overall Sales Estimates Continue to Rise
App Store Download Statistics Suggest Strong iPod Touch Holiday Sales
AT&T Halts Online iPhone Sales to New York City Market [Updated]
Apple Looking to Expand Cloud-Based iWork Experience?
The 'iSlate' - Reviving an Old Name?
Another Buried Apple Trademark - 'iGuide' as Another Name or Service for iSlate?
Apple Placing Orders for Tablet Components? Connectors, 10-Inch Screen
Psystar Asks for Donations, Sells 'I Sued Psystar' T-Shirts
Apple 'iSlate' Trademark and What is a 'Magic Slate'?
Apple Purchased iSlate.com in 2007. Apple's New Tablet Called iSlate?
Apple's Research on Tactile Feedback for Touchscreen Keyboard Revisited
Jobs "Extremely Happy" with Upcoming Apple Tablet and a Surprise?
Apple Special Media Event Scheduled for January 26th?
HBO Releases Application for iPhone
Google's Acquisition of AdMob Delayed for Further FTC Scrutiny
Apple Asking App Developers to Prepare for Large Screen Demos Next Month?
Google 'Nexus One' Phone Set for Invitation-Only Launch on January 5th?
Apple Tablet With 7-Inch Screen to Be Announced in January?
Next-Generation iPhone Set to Carry 5-Megapixel Camera?
Apple Tablet Announcement as Early as January?
MagicPrefs Adds Functionality to Magic Mouse
iPhone Tops List of Most-Used Mobile Phones in U.S.
Epic's Unreal Engine 3 Ported to iPod Touch and iPhone 3GS
More Evidence of iPhone OS 4.0 Already in Testing
Judge Dismisses Class Action Lawsuit Over iMac Screen Issues
AT&T Again Moves to Downplay Reports of Imminent Tiered Data Pricing for iPhone
Disney and CBS Signing on to Apple TV Subscription Service? Tablet to be a 'Multimedia Gadget'
Magellan Announces GPS Car Kit for iPhone and iPod Touch
Apple Adds App Search Capabilities for Developers in iTunes Connect
Apple Releases Firmware Update to Address Screen Flickering on 27-Inch iMacs
Steve Jobs Named World's Best-Performing CEO by Harvard Business Review
'MobileNavigator North America' Updated and On Sale for $59.99
App Store Success Reportedly Overwhelms Even Apple's Expectations
Vodafone Set to Begin Offering iPhone in UK on January 14th
iTunes U Surpasses 100 Million Downloads
iPhone Developer Tapulous Captures Sales of Nearly $1 Million Per Month
WWDC 2010 Likely from June 28-July 2nd
Reports of Psystar's Demise Appear Premature
Notion Ink Smartpad 10.1 inch Tablet Announced Ahead of CES
Verizon Claims Network Ready for iPhone Should Apple Choose to Strike Deal
Psystar Winding Down Business as Web Site Goes Dark
'Dragon Search' Comes to the iPhone
Apple Releases Xsan 2.2.1, Mail Services Updates
International Performance Seen Driving iPhone and iPod Touch Growth
iPhone Claims 46% of Japanese Smartphone Market
Intel to Unleash 32-nm Arrandale Processors on January 7th
AT&T Downplays Talk of Tiered Pricing for iPhone Data Plans
iPhone Finally Surpasses Windows Mobile in U.S. Smartphone Usage
Apple Rolls Out iTunes Movie Bundles
VideoLAN Considering Options for VLC as Mac Developers Disappear
Apple Patents: Tailoring Music Playback and Dynamically Prolonging Battery Life on iPods and iPhones
Apple Working on 3D 'Hyper-Reality' Displays
Apple Releases '12 Days of Christmas' iPhone Ad
Prominent Analysts See iPhone With 'Two or Three-Year Lead' on Mobile Internet Market
'Pastebot' Brings Elegant Copy-and-Paste to the iPhone
Apple Updates 'MobileMe iDisk' iPhone App
Federal Trade Commission Files Suit Against Intel For 'Anticompetitive Tactics'
Microsoft Brings Bing to the iPhone
Apple Laying Groundwork for Advanced Mobile Web Apps?
Apple Wins Permanent Injunction Against Psystar
AT&T Unimpressed With 'Operation Chokehold' Proposal to Strain Cellular Network
Apple Releases Epson and Lexmark Printer Driver Updates
Chrome Drops Safari Into Fourth Place Among Browsers
Autodesk Brings Smoke to Mac for High-End Video Post-Production
64GB iPhone and 128GB iPod Touch Possible in 1st Quarter 2010?
Details of Core i7-980X (Gulftown) Mac Pro Processors Leaked
Apple Wins Assortment of Advertising Awards in Adweek's 'Best of the 2000s'
Tesco Launches iPhone in UK Today
'TomTom U.S. & Canada' Price Temporarily Cut to $69.99
Apple Set to Sell 10 Million iPhones This Quarter?
27" iMac Shipping Times Slip to Two Weeks Amid Screen Flickering Complaints
Article Suggests iPhone is to Blame for AT&T's Network Failures
Sketchy Evidence of iPhone 3.1.3 and iPhone 4.0 OS
Official Google Phone Coming in January 2010, Testing Now
Apple Rolls Out New App Store Look
Claimed Tablet Video Sparks Questionable Speculation of Apple Tablet
TomTom Introduces U.S.-Only GPS iPhone Application for $49.99
Apple Looking to Acquire iCall?
Apple Patent Application Reveals Moldable Charging Dock for Media Devices
Apple Files Countersuit Against Nokia [Updated]
Apple Easing Up on iPhone Developers? Letting Private API Usage Slide Temporarily
3Qi Screen Technology Shipping in Time for Apple Tablet?
Apple Poached Lala from Possible Google Acquisition?
Apple Makes New Language Localization Options Available to App Store Developers
Apple Patent Applications: Tamper-Resistant Labels for Hardware, Accelerometer-Based Menu Navigation
IMDb Comes to the iPhone
'Google Mobile App' Updated With Redesigned Results, Integrated Browser Functionality
Fallout From LCD Price Fixing Scandal Continues as Chi Mei Agrees to $220 Million Fine
Foxconn Reportedly Receives Contract to Manufacture Next-Generation iPhone
Apple to Overhaul iTunes Service?
China Unicom Has Sold 100,000 iPhones Since Launch
Analyst Predictions for 2010 iPhone: 70% Chance of Verizon, Battery Improvements, RFID
Apple Looking to Revive 'Think Different' Advertising Campaign?
Apple Rolls Out Customizable Digital iTunes Gift Cards Via Facebook
AT&T Addressing Network Performance in Manhattan and San Francisco, High-Bandwidth Users
Ustream Offers Live Video Streaming for the iPhone
Analyst: Apple Prepping February Tablet Production Ramp Ahead of March or April Release
Apple Reportedly Preparing to Seed Builds of Mac OS X 10.6.3 to Developers
More on Gaming: iPhone Games Group and Apple Seeking Video Game Artist
Speculation That Intel May Buy NVIDIA
Apple Releases AirPort Software Update, Firmware Updates Addressing SuperDrive Noise
'Dragon Dictation' Brings Voice Transcription to the iPhone [Updated]
Bento for iPhone and iPod Touch Tops 100,000 Sales
News Publishers Launch Joint Venture Targeting Digital Content Distribution
Apple Rounds Up 'Top Sellers' and 'Best of' iTunes 2009
Intel's Larrabee Graphics Chip Delayed Indefinitely
Apple Removes Apps Due to Accusations of Shill Reviews
Apple's Purchase Price for Lala: $80 Million? [Update: $17 Million?]
iPod Touch Seen as Building Base of Future iPhone Users
New York Times Profiles Apple's App Store
AT&T Releases 'Mark The Spot' Application to Track Network Issues
Source Speaks to Apple's Motivation Behind Lala Acquisition
Apple to Skip Intel Arrandale? Demands Alternative Chip?
Apple Acquires Streaming Music Service Lala Media
Apple Ordered to Pay Finalized $21.7 Million Patent Verdict, Hit With New Suit Over iPhone Camera
Apple Snapping Up 7-Inch Touchscreens Ahead of January Tablet Launch?
Apple Looking to Acquire Music Streaming Service Lala?
Apple Products Top U.S. Retail Desktop and Notebook Sales Lists
Microsoft Modifies European 'Browser Ballot' to Eliminate Safari's Advantage
Apple Obtains Rezoning on Second Cupertino Campus Parcel
Apple Quietly Adds 3.33 GHz Quad-Core Option to Mac Pro [Updated: Xserve]
Motorola Invests in Acoustic Multi-Touch Company
Doubts Circulate of a Verizon iPhone in 2010
Apple Releases Java Updates for Snow Leopard and Leopard
Apple Nixes Support for New iPod Click Wheel Games?
Google Releases Chrome for Mac Beta
China's Largest E-Commerce Store Has Sold Only Five iPhones
Apple Postpones Frankfurt Retail Store Opening at Last Minute
Research Firm Predicts Apple Tablet, 300,000 iPhone Applications for 2010
Time Inc. Also Working on Digital Content In Anticipation of Apple Tablet
Apple Tablet to Be Priced 'Shockingly' Low?
Steve Jobs Reportedly Intervenes in iPhone Application Approval
AT&T and Verizon Drop Lawsuits Over Ad Campaigns
Psystar Halts Sales of Mac Clones, Plans Legal Appeal
Apple Considering Commercializing New iPod Touch EasyPay System?
Consumer Reports Finds U.S. Cell-Phone Service Providers Lacking
Psystar Agrees to Pay Nearly $2.7 Million in Settlement With Apple
Fring Adds Video Calling to iPhone
First Intel Arrandale (MacBook Pro) Processors Due January 3rd?
Google Looking to Offer Paid Streaming TV Shows?
Psystar to Change Tactics and Sell Mac OS X-Ready Computers?
Next-Generation iDVD to Include Support for iTunes LP Creation?