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MacRumors Story Archive - May 2011
WWDC 2011 Photos - Partial Apple Logo on Moscone
Apple Begins Certifying Components for 2012 iPad 3, OLED Unlikely
Apple "Just" Renewed Maps and Search Partnership with Google
Mac OS X Now Updates Malware Definitions Daily
iOS 5 to Include Twitter Integration? [Updated]
Lodsys Responds to Apple, Files Lawsuits Against App Developers, Promises $1000 If Wrong
Apple Addresses 'Mac Defender' Threat With Security Update 2011-003 for Snow Leopard
Apple Racing to Include Movies and TV Shows in iCloud Service?
U.S. Government Employees Turning From BlackBerry to iOS Devices
More 'Find My Mac' Confirmation in Mac OS X Lion
Apple Launches iWork Office Suite for iPhone and iPod Touch
Apple Offering Repair Program for MacBook Bottom Case Defects
Steve Jobs to Introduce iCloud, iOS 5, and Mac OS X Lion at WWDC Keynote
MacBook Air Supplies Constrained and On Sale Ahead of Refresh
Is ASUS Trying to be Apple?
Intel Outlines 'Ivy Bridge' Roadmap as 1st Half 2012, and Previews MacBook Air-Like 'Ultrabook'
iPhone 4S with A5, Sim-less? "Major New" iPhone 5 Due in 2012
Samsung Seemingly Unconcerned Over Apple Lawsuit, Hints Dispute Could Continue to Escalate
Mac OS X 10.6.8 to Remove MacDefender, Get Mac App Store Ready for Lion
Samsung's Lawyers Demand to See iPhone 5 and iPad 3
Apple to Continue Using Google Maps in iOS 5?
iOS 5 to Bring Revamped Notification System and Widgets?
Teenager Targeted by Apple in White iPhone 4 Lawsuit Interviewed
Apple to Announce Back-to-School Promotion at WWDC? iPad Discounts Included?
Apple Hit With Tax Lobbying Protest, Italian Investigation Into AppleCare Offerings
Apple Testing an ARM (A5) Powered MacBook Air?
Lodsys Also Targeting Android Developers with Patent Infringement Claims
Apple Also Inviting Australian Journalists to June 6th WWDC Keynote
Mac OS X Lion Almost Ready?
Some iCloud Music Service Details, Others Companies Likely to Follow
Intel Expresses Interest in Making Foundry Deals to Produce Custom Chips
Amazon's New Mac Download Store Takes On Apple's Mac App Store
Google Announces Major Push Into NFC Payments With Google Wallet
Apple Considering Samsung OLED Displays for Next-Generation iPad?
Apple Files Lawsuit Against Teenager Who Sold White iPhone 4 Conversion Kits, Settlement Reached?
Apple Shooting an iPhone 5 Commercial Already?
Senator Asks Apple and Google to Require Clear Privacy Policies for Apps
New 'MACDefender' Variant Installs Without Admin Password Requirement
Apple's iPhone PR Team Reaching Out to UK Press to Attend WWDC
Verizon iPhone Prelaunch Testing: "Acme" Code Name, Text Check-Ins to Ensure Security
AT&T Prepares to Launch LTE 4G Network in 5 Cities This Summer
iPhone 4 Launches in India on Friday
Apple to Issue Mac OS X Update to Remove 'MacDefender' Malware
Logic 9.1.4 Updates Bring Support for GarageBand for iPad Projects
iPad Arcade Cabinet 'iCade' Now Shipping
MacHeist Launches 'The Heist' - A Puzzle Game with a Prize
Apple Granted Access to Unreleased Samsung Hardware in Patent Suit
Conde Nast Fills Out In App Subscription Offerings With 'Wired', 'GQ', and 'Self'
Forensics Firm Offers Tools to Defeat iOS 4 Encryption
No iOS 5 for iPhone 3GS?
Explosion Creates Potential iPad Production Loss of 500,000 Units as Foxconn Briefly Shuts All Polishing Lines
Opera Lauches Redesigned, Enhanced 'Opera Mini'
Apple and Music Publishers Close to Agreement on Cloud Licensing, But Delays Still Possible
A Possible Photo of the Back Part of the iPhone 5
Apple Acquires 200+ Patents from Freescale Semiconductor
Apple Backs Developers Against Lodsys Patent Threats, Says Devs 'Undisputedly Licensed' [Updated x2]
'Nike+ GPS' Free For a Limited Time
Square Seeks to Revolutionize Retail Sales With 'Square Register' for iPad and 'Card Case'
Amazon Hits iTunes Again With $0.99 Lady Gaga Album, Qualifies for Cloud Drive Storage Upgrade
'i3D' Demo App Shows Off Head-Tracking 3D on iOS Devices
Apple to Introduce a Curved-Glass iPhone 5?
Apple Officially in Discussions for Retail Store Space in Grand Central Terminal
Apple Revamps 'Apple Store' iOS App With Custom Mac Configurations, Enhanced In-Store Mode
Foxconn to Suppliers: iPad 2 Production (and Next iPhone?) Will Not Be Delayed Due to Explosion
Home Screen of Apple's New Interactive Retail iPads
Phishing and Malware Emails Posing as Apple and the iPhone 5 Launch
Details and Impressions on Apple's Retail Changes
Apple Revamps Retail Stores with Interactive iPad Displays
Apple to Update 'Apple Store' iOS App With Full Build-to-Order Mac Customization Options
Apple's Online Order Status Pages Down Until Sunday's Retail Meeting
Intel Preps 1.7GHz and 1.8GHz Processors Suitable for Next MacBook Air
Apple Issues Statement on Foxconn Factory Explosion, Investigation in Progress
EFF Urges Apple to Support Developers Against Lodsys Patent Threat
Apple Still Needs Music Publishers' Agreement Before Launching Cloud-Based Streaming Service
Apple: Amazon's Appstore Isn't an 'App Store'
More Rumblings of China Telecom Negotiating for iPhone
Explosion Reported at Foxconn's iPad Production Plant in Chengdu, China [Updated]
Apple's 'Daily Download' Internal iPad News App for Retail Store Employees Revealed
New Types of Sensors In Future Mobile Phones: Altitude, Emotion and More
Mac OS X 10.6.8 Build 10K524 Seeded to Developers
Apple Reaches Cloud Music Deal With Sony, Universal Last Major Label Still to Sign
Intel Does Own the Thunderbolt Trademark, Not Apple
Apple Debuts as Top 5 PC Maker in Western Europe, UK
Qualcomm Delivering Augmented Reality Tools for iOS
Verizon Reiterates Claims of World-Mode Next-Generation iPhone, Simultaneous With AT&T Debut
Prototype of Original Apple TV ('iTV') Hits eBay
Study Finds Apple Nabs 50% of Mobile Revenue in April
MobileMe Web Apps Down Again
'Yahoo! Messenger' Goes Universal, Adds Video Calling for iPad 2
Apple Investigating 'MACDefender' Malware, Support Staff Barred From Assisting Customers
Intel Aggressively Dropping Power Consumption in Future Notebook Processors
Apple's Music Streaming Service to Eliminate Buffering Lag With Locally-Stored Snippets?
Apple and China Mobile Agree on 4G Technology for Future iPhone
Comcast's Xfinity TV App Now Streams Video to iPod and iPhone
Apple Signs EMI, Cloud Music Deals Almost Done
Is Sony Fragmenting Thunderbolt? Apple, not Intel, Applies for Thunderbolt Trademark
'Google Search' Updated, Now 20% Faster
OmniVision's New 5-MP 1080p Camera Sensor Opens Door to Thinner Devices
Apple Building Out Minor Data Center Capacity Expansion in California
'Parallels Transporter' Eases Migration From Windows to Mac
Approvals for Apps Equipped With In App Purchase On Hold? [Updated]
Weekend Retail Store Meetings Related to New iPad-Focused Staff Software? [Updated: Minor Store Makeovers]
Apple Online Store Downtime Leads to New Link to Returns Policy
Apple Planning Huge New Retail Store in the Heart of Madrid?
Apple LTE-enabled iPhone Due in 2012, iPhone 4S Preparations for September 2011
Apple to Launch New MacBook Air in June-July
Apple's Back to School Promo Starting Next Week
iPhone 4 Noise Cancellation Delivered by Chip From Audience
Restoring Your iOS Device with Folder Organization Intact
Apple Releases Digital Camera RAW Update and ProKit 7.0
Analysis of Lodsys' Legal Threats from FOSS Patents and EFF
Apple Trademarks Name for a New App Called 'Noteworthy'. [Update: It's Just a Font.]
Apple Raising iBookstore Visibility by Exhibiting at BookExpo America for the First Time
'Fantastical' Natural Language Calendar App for Mac Launches
Apple Proposes Standard for Smaller SIM Cards to Make Even Thinner iPhones
Apple's Share of Mobile Phone Industry Profits Pushes Toward 60%
Apple Bringing NFC Payment Technology to Retail Stores?
Apple 'Actively Investigating' Lodsys Patent Claims as More Developers Hit
Hewlett Packard Not Convinced of the Value of Thunderbolt
Apple Job Posting Hints at Possible Sprint iPhone
MobileMe Mail Massively Missing
Listen to the Nuance Text-to-Speech Voices Found in Mac OS X Lion
Conde Nast Rolls Out Four New iPad Magazine Subscriptions, 'New Yorker' Launch Successful
Videos Showing Off Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Developer Preview 3
Apple Schedules Extended Retail Meetings May 22nd Sparking Speculation About Event
Analyst Claims No NFC in Next-Generation iPhone
GoFlex Satellite Lets You Access 500GB of Movies from Your iPad/iPhone
Lodsys Responds to Controversy Over iOS Developer Lawsuit Threats
A Concept Video for iOS 5 Speech Recognition
Refurbished 2011 MacBook Pros Available from Apple
iPhone 5 Camera Parts Show No Attached Flash
Apple Patent Shows One Use for Nuance's Speech Recognition Technology
'iPhone 5G' Case Design Shows Redesigned Camera Flash
'Reading List' Screenshots from Mac OS X Lion
Apple Releases Lion Developer Preview 3 and Xcode 4.1 Preview 5
Apple Seeds First Mac OS X 10.6.8 Build to Developers
'iPhone 4S' Coming in September With Sprint and T-Mobile Support?
Kodak Wins Initial Ruling in Patent Countersuit by Apple
Adobe Flash Player 10.3 Officially Debuts With New Privacy Controls
Lodsys Threatens to Sue App Store Developers Over In-App Purchases and Upgrade Links
Bungie Working on a Mobile Phone Game called 'Crimson'
Samsung 2560x1600 Tablet LCD Paves Way for iPad Retina Display
Apple Patent Application Suggests Camera-Equipped iPod Nano With Situation-Aware Screen Savers
Manipulation of Apple's Stock Price Evident in the Options Market?
Apple Digs at Microsoft With Bellevue Store Relocation
'Dramatic' Growth in Digital Music Sales Due to The Beatles on iTunes?
Apple Restricts Hard Drive Replacements on New iMacs
MacRumors 2011 Redesign
Apple's iAd Program Reaches 100 Campaigns
Apple Releases iPhoto 9.1.3
Shortages of Components and Labor Affecting iPhone and iPad Production?
Extending the Touchscreen with Physical Objects (Video)
50% of iPad Magazine Subscribers Allow Apple to Pass Info to Publishers
Apple Issues New 4.2.2 (iOS 4.3) Update for Apple TV
Google Announces 'Chromebook' Laptops, No Word on Chrome-Based Tablets
'iFlow Reader' iOS eBook Store Shutting Down
Music Labels Hoping Apple Can Force Amazon and Google Into Cloud Licensing
Apple Pulls iAds From Kid-Focused Apps as Advertisers Target Efforts
Intel's Z68 Chipset and SSD Caching Reviewed
Apple Testifies on Mobile Privacy, Location Cache Encryption Coming to iOS
Clipless Next-Generation iPod Nano With 1.3-Megapixel Rear Camera?
Google Launches 'Music Beta' Cloud Service
YouTube Takes on iTunes Store With Streaming Movie Rentals
Apple Finally Releases iOS 4.3 WebKit Source Code Under Pressure
Microsoft to Acquire Skype for $8.5 Billion
Adobe Releases iPad Companion Apps for Photoshop: Eazel, Nav, Color Lava
Apple's New Data Center Focus of Nuance Voice Recognition Partnership?
DoubleTwist Brings AirPlay Compatibility to Android
'The New Yorker' Subscriptions Go Live on iPad
Amazon Cloud Player Gains iOS Compatibility
Apple Named World's Most Valuable Brand at $153 Billion
Be Inc. Founder on Intel's 3-D Tech and Apple on ARM
Steve Jobs' Reaction to MobileMe Launch, Life at Apple After Jobs, and Other Anecdotes
Apple Negotiating Deal With Nuance for Speech Recognition in iOS 5?
Conde Nast to Offer In App Subscriptions for iPad
Security Vulnerability Discovered in Skype for Mac, Latest Update Includes Patch
New iMacs Offer 25% Performance Improvement Over Previous Generation
Why ARM Doesn't Have to Beat x86 to Win
Microsoft Pushing Bing Maps Integration for iOS Apps With New SDK
Foxconn Seeking to Accelerate Start of iPad Production in Brazil to July
New iMac Joins MacBook Pro in Supporting 450 Mbit/sec Wi-Fi
Apple's Bud Tribble to Testify in Senate Hearing on Mobile Privacy
iPad Display Shortages Linked to Light Leakage on LG-Produced Units
iPad 2 Launches in China to Long Lines and Sellouts
Apple to Move from Intel to ARM Processors in Future Laptops?
Apple Climbs to #35 in Fortune 500 Rankings
Apple Continues to Close on Nokia for Title of World's Top Smartphone Vendor
OWC Bumps Aftermarket MacBook Air SSDs to 480 GB
Apple Seeking New Vendor for Improved iPhone Ambient Light Sensor?
iPad Claims 82% of U.S. Installed Tablet Market, Eating Into Other Devices
iMac EFI Update 1.6 Adds 6 Gb/s SATA Capabilities
Apple Gains Early Access to Intel's Z68 Chipset for New iMacs
Hearst Magazines Join Apple's 'In App Subscription' Program
iOS 5 to Finally Deliver Over-The-Air Updates?
Apple Releases iMac and MacBook Pro Software and EFI Updates with Thunderbolt Fixes
Next iPad to Offer 3D Display?
Original White iPhone vs Released White iPhone
Apple Soliciting Customer Feedback With New 'Pulse' Program
Apple Targeting Mac App Store as 'Preferred' Mac OS X Lion Distribution Mechanism
Lawsuit Filed Against Apple and Other Tech Companies Over Anti-Poaching Agreements
Apple Releases iOS 4.3.3 With Location Tracking Bug Fixes
Intel's 'Ivy Bridge' Platform to Utilize 3-D Transistors
Apple Reportedly Hires Audio Pioneer Tomlinson Holman
Spotify Launches Download Service and iPod Syncing in Europe
Thunderbolt iMac Torn Down and Benchmarked
OWC's MacBook Air SSD Replacement and Benchmarks
AT&T Rep: Apple Has Told Us No New iPhone in June or July
Apple Releases 'If You Asked' Commercial for iPad 2
App Store Projected to Claim 75% of App Download Market in 2011
U.S. Carriers Cracking Down on Android Hotspot Tethering Apps
South Korean Carriers Halt iPad 2 Online Orders Amid High Demand
EA to Purchase Firemint, Developer of 'Flight Control' and 'Real Racing'
2011 iMac Notes: Magic Trackpad Option, Display Connectivity, Boot Camp Update
Apple No Longer Accepting App Store Reviews for Redeemed Promo Codes
Adobe Releases Creative Suite 5.5, Adds Support for iPad Apps to Photoshop CS5
Apple Releases New Sandy Bridge Quad-Core iMacs with Thunderbolt
Apple Store Down Ahead of Likely iMac Refresh [Quad Core iMacs?]
Mac OS X Lion to Bring iOS-Like Uninstall Process for Mac App Store Apps
MacRumors 2011 Blood Drive
Apple Nipping at Samsung's Heels Among Global MEMS Purchasers
White iPhone 4: Modified Rear Camera, Reports of Thickness Difference Disputed
iOS 4.3.3 Coming Soon to Address Location Tracking Bugs
Apple and Time Inc. Reach Deal to Allow Print Subscribers Free iPad Access
New 'MACDefender' Malware Threat for Mac OS X