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