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MacRumors Story Archive - July 2011
Apple to Launch 3 HDTV Models by March 2012?
Foxconn to Replace a Portion of its Workers with 1 Million Robots
Apple Begins Refunding Lion Overcharges
Apple Extends iTunes Previews to 90 Seconds Internationally
iPhone 5 Cases Are 'Everywhere' in China
iPhones Flying High: Make Up 2/3 Of In-Flight Wi-Fi Users
New iPhone 5 Cases Suggest Longer and Wider Form Factor
AT&T to Throttle Unlimited Data Plan Customers Starting in October
Google Updates iPad Search Experience
Nortel Completes $4.5 Billion Patent Sale to Apple-Led Consortium [Updated]
Apple Redesigning iTunes 11 With New Layout, iCloud Support?
Advice From A Genius: Should You Buy AppleCare?
Apple Updates Online Order Status Pages During Overnight Downtime
Apple's Profit Share Among Top Mobile Phone Vendors Rises to 66%
Apple TV Seeing Moderate Success, But No Hardware Update Imminent?
New Mac Purchases Bring iLife '11 to Users' Older Computers
Samsung Halts Public Disclosures of Mobile Phone Sales Numbers
New MacBook Air Using Scaled-Down Thunderbolt Chip
A Couple of iPhone 5 Design Mockups
Apple Passes Nokia and Holds Off Samsung to Become World's Top Smartphone Vendor [Updated]
Apple Closing on LG for Title of Third Largest Mobile Phone Vendor With 142% Growth
Apple's iPad Crushing Motorola's Xoom
Spy Shot of Unidentified iPhone in the Wild
Pegatron Coming On Board as New Manufacturer for iPad 3?
Apple Considering Barnes & Noble Acquisition?
Calorific Lite Makes Calorie Tracking Simpler
MSFT: Lion Features Coming to Office "In Months, Not Days"
Logitech Slashes Google TV-Based Revue to $99 as Returns Exceed Sales
Make Your iPhone Like Your Old Phone With Snake '97
Apple's Existing Mac Lines Tweaked for OS X Lion
BBC iPlayer for iPad Going International: Western Europe Today, U.S. and Others Later This Year
Leaked Photos of Low Cost iPhone 4 Prototype
iPhone 5 Launching in Second Week of September? iPad 3 Later?
Most iPhone Growth From Overseas, Verizon a "Small Bang"
Qualcomm Releases Augmented Reality SDK for iOS
Apple to Open New Store 500' From Glendale Galleria Location
Photos of Purported iPhone 5 Case Based on Latest Design Claims Surface
Apple Charges Customer 122 Times for Lion
Survey: 35% of U.S. Consumers Planning to Purchase Next-Generation iPhone
Apple 'Evaluating' Solar Cell Vendors for Future Products?
OWC Offers 16GB RAM Upgrade for New Mac Mini, For $1400
Apple Finishing Up Work on an Ultra-Thin 15" Mac Notebook [Updated]
Apple's Customers Are You, Google's Customers Are Advertisers
New Case Designs Revive Unlikely iPhone 5 Design
You Can Bring A Goat To The Apple Store
HTC Looking to Strike Deal, Google and Apple Likely to Drive Up Price of Patent Acquisitions
Apple Still Using SSDs With Varying Speeds on New MacBook Air
Apple Lining Up iPad 3 Suppliers in Face of Increasing Number of Competitors
Apple Stock Price Touches $400 During Standard Trading
Apple Releases Revised Mac OS X 10.6.8 With Patch for Existing Users
Apple Releases iOS 4.3.5 to Address Security Issue With Certificate Validation
Amazon's 'Kindle' App Updated to Remove Direct Kindle Store Links [Updated: Nook]
Chinese Authorities Close Two Fake Apple Stores Over Permit Issues
Apple Signs Deal for 23,000 Square-Foot Grand Central Terminal Store [Update: Rendering]
AT&T Reportedly Prepping for iPhone Launch in 'Early to Mid-September'
Wall Street Journal and Kobo Pull Direct Content Sales From iOS Apps [Updated]
Making Lion Act More Like Snow Leopard
OS X Lion's HiDPI Modes Lay Groundwork for Retina Monitors
Nuance Debuts Dragon Dictate for Mac 2.5
Facebook's Native iPad App Leaked
Apple's Adoption of 'Bluetooth Low Energy' Paves Way for New Possibilities
New Apple iPad Ad 'We'll Always', With Nod to OS X Lion
Apple Seeds OS X 10.7.2 to Developers for iCloud Testing
Apple Retail Increasing Staffing in U.S. for August-September Too
iTunes App Store Extends to 33 Additional Countries
Apple's Voice-Powered Virtual "Assistant" Coming to iOS
OS X Lion Raises Bar on Security, But Battery Firmware Vulnerability Surfaces
iOS 5 Over-the-Air Update Video, Documents on iCloud, and Other Notes
Apple Recalls Some iMac Seagate 1TB Hard Drives
Over-The-Air iOS Software Update Saves 700MB of Downloading
Steve Jobs Has No Problem Telling You What He Thinks
Apple Seeds iOS 5 Beta 4 to Developers, Over-The-Air Updating Going Live
Verizon CEO: We Expected iPhone 5 in Early Summer, Now Planning For Fall
Space Shuttle Atlantis Through The Lens of an iPhone 4
T-Mobile USA Begins Offering Micro-SIMs, Targets iPhone Owners
Mac Mini Teardown Reveals Potential for User-Installable Second Hard Drive
'New' iPhone Reportedly Coming Soon to China Telecom and China Unicom
Verizon Sees 2.3 Million iPhone Activations in 2Q 2011
Apple Updates Standalone Keyboards for OS X Lion
Apple Planning to Introduce White iPod Touch Later This Year?
Lodsys Takes On Gaming Heavyweights Including Rovio, EA, and Atari in Patent Dispute
Adobe Retracts Claim Suggesting Lion May Lack Support for Flash Hardware Acceleration
Apple Considering a Bid For Hulu?
Research Firm Claims iPad Only Has 61% of Tablet Market
New Mac Mini Benchmarks Show Significant Performance Gains
One Million Copies of Lion Bought From Mac App Store
Fake Apple Store Employee: We Just Want To Do A Good Job
Apple Releases Apple Server Diagnostics Version 3X109
Teardown Confirms Apple Still Using Modular Solid-State Drive on New MacBook Air
Apple Launches Business App Store for Volume iOS App Purchases
Apple Shipping Up to 500,000 New MacBook Airs Per Month, Could Hit 15 Million Notebooks in 2011
Lion: Assigning Apps to All Desktops in Mission Control
AT&T iPhone Activations Flat Quarter-to-Quarter at 3.6 Million
Adobe Suggests Disabled Hardware Acceleration for Flash Player in OS X Lion [Update]
Apple Contributing $2.6 Billion Toward Nortel Patent Purchase
OS X Lion Up to Date - Lion Free for Recently Purchased Macs
Apple Tops Nokia to Become World's Top Smartphone Vendor
Apple Leases Major New Office Campus in Cupertino to Support Continued Growth
Counterfeit Apple Stores Pop Up In China
How To Disable Lion's 'Resume' Feature
Apple Sued (Again) Over Playlists After Paying $8m Judgement
Apple And Google Bidding for Wireless Patent House InterDigital?
Early Benchmarks Reveal New MacBook Air Rivaling High-End 2010 MacBook Pro
Apple Releases Apple Remote Desktop 3.5
Lion Reviews Are Out: 'Great Value', 'Shakes Things Up', 'Very Few Bugs'
Xcode 4.1 Free On App Store For Lion Only
Apple's Linen-Lined Proposal for Grand Central Terminal Store Set for Approval
Apple Releases iTunes 10.4 As 64-Bit Cocoa App For Lion
Apple Updates Existing iWork Suite for OS X Lion
Notes of Interest on OS X Lion, MacBook Air, Mac Mini, and Display Announcements
'Internet Recovery' Lets New Macs Install OS X from Blank Hard Drive
Apple Kills More Boxed Software In Favor of App Store
White MacBook Not Dead Yet: Still Available for Educational Institutions
Apple Releases Lion-Related Software Updates: Java, Server Admin Tools, Windows Migration Assistant
Apple Releases Safari 5.1 for Mac OS X Snow Leopard and Windows
Apple Discontinues White MacBook [Updated]
Apple Releases New Sandy Bridge Mac Minis and Thunderbolt Display
Apple to Sell Lion on USB Thumb Drive Starting in August for $69
Apple Updates MacBook Air Line With Sandy Bridge, Thunderbolt and Backlit Keyboards
Apple Launches OS X Lion Via Mac App Store
Adobe Enters the Mac App Store With 'Photoshop Elements 9 Editor'
Lion Launches Tomorrow, July 20, On Mac App Store
Apple Releases Migration Assistant Update for OS X Lion Transition
Apple Reports Record-Breaking Q3 2011: $7.31 Billion Profit on $28.57 Billion in Revenue
Text and HTML-editor BBEdit Gets Major Overhaul
Apple Directors Informally Exploring CEO Succession Possibilities, Jobs Calls Report 'Hogwash'
Apple Phasing Out White MacBook in Favor of Entry-Level MacBook Air?
Canadian Authorities Permit Apple-Led Acquisition of Nortel Patents to Proceed
Google Chairman 'Not Too Worried' About Apple Lawsuits Over Android
iControlPad Brings Physical Gaming Controls to The iPhone
Apple Loses Appeal in Patent Countersuit With Kodak
Google+ Debuts in App Store [Updated]
Apple Retail Stores to Use Local Mac Pro Servers to Distribute Lion to Customers?
Lion Promo Materials Begin Appearing in Third-Party Stores as Apple Plans Overnights
Apple Set to Open 33 New Retail Stores Over Next Two Months
AT&T Offers Refurbished iPhone 3GS for $9
Apple Retail Stores Receive Golden Master Copies of OS X Lion
CNN Serves Up Live Streaming 24/7 To iPad and iPhone
Make An OS X Lion Boot Disc
OS X Lion and New MacBook Airs Coming on Wednesday?
Apple to Launch Next-Generation iPhone in Late August, Offer Unsubsidized 3GS for $350?
Samsung and LG Reportedly Quality Testing 'Retina' iPad Display Production for Apple
iPhone Topping Android in Consumer Preference Despite Lack of New Hardware
'iPhone 4GS' Test Device Photos?
Apple Finally Catches Up with iPad 2 Demand
ITC Rules For Apple in HTC Patent Case [Updated]
AAPL Closes At All Time High: $364.92
Apple's Upcoming Hardware Refresh to Include Thunderbolt LED Display, Not MacBook [Updated x4]
Apple Releases iOS 4.3.4 to Address Latest Jailbreaking Vulnerability
Apple Ranked as Fastest-Growing Major Retailer in U.S.
Apple Tweaks Taiwanese App Store Terms to Formalize 7-Day Return Policy
Apple Set to Release Q3 2011 Financial Results on July 19th
Verizon and AT&T's LTE Implementations Won't Be Compatible
TSMC Begins Trial Manufacturing of Apple A6 Processors
New MacBook Airs Coming 'Late Next Week'
Apple Approving Mac App Store Apps for OS X Lion
"iPhone 5" Delayed Because of A5 Heat Issues?
Updated MacBook Air to Offer Minimum of 128 GB SSD and 4 GB RAM?
Apple Pays $946 in Korean Lawsuit Over Location Data Collection, New Class Action Suit Coming
Photos of Claimed 'iPad 3' Dock Connector in White Surface
Spotify Makes U.S. Debut With Paid Plans and Invite-Only Free Service
OS X Lion Not Going to Launch This Week?
Apple Soars to Third Place in U.S. PC Market With 10.7% Share
Apple Increasing iPhone Retail Staffing From August Through October
Apple Introduces Volume App Purchasing for Business and B2B Apps
Apple Adjusts International App Store Prices in UK, Australia, Japan and More
Amazon to Introduce a 9" Android Tablet this Fall
Apple Releases Aperture 3.1.3
Microsoft Planning 75 New Retail Stores to Take on Apple
Analysts Weigh In On iPhone Sales Ahead of Conference Call
Apple Cutting International Pricing to Rebalance Currency Conversion Rates?
Apple Takes Possession of iPhone4.com and WhiteiPhone.com Domain Names
Analysts Increasing Estimates Ahead of Apple Earnings Release
iOS 5 Beta 3 Adds AirPlay Support for FaceTime
Apple Backtracking From Plans to Diversify iPad Manufacturing Partnerships?
Those Were Mac Mini and White MacBook Part Numbers, Not Mac Pros
iTunes Connect to Go Down for Maintenance as App Store Problems Persist
China Telecom to Launch iPhone Near End of Year
EA Paying Up To $1.3 Billion for PopCap Games
Mac App Store Intermittently Down for Some Users
They Might Be Giants Playing at SoHo and Boylston Street Apple Stores
One-Third of iPhone Users Mistakenly Think They Have 4G
Apple Could Adopt AMD's New Radeon HD 6990M GPU for Next iMac
Mophie Pulse to Bring Stereo Sound + Haptic Vibration to iPod Touch
iOS 5 to Unlock Bluetooth Capabilities of Apple TV?
Morris Lessmore Is A Magical and Revolutionary iPad Book
AT&T Announces Summer Launch of New LTE Modem and Hotspot Devices
Apple's Patent Portfolio Manager Exiting as HTC and Samsung Disputes Simmer
Backlit Keyboard to Return in New MacBook Air?
Apple Asks Developers for OS X Lion Mac App Store Submissions
Apple Souvenir T-Shirt Jokes About Company's Secrecy
Apple Activates Assistive Touch in iOS 5 Beta 3
Apple to Release Updated MacBook Air and Mac Pro Models This Week?
Lots of Pangea Games Free For App Store's 3rd Birthday
iOS 5 Beta 3 Brings Enhanced Location Controls and Other Tweaks
Apple Seeds Xcode 4.1 Golden Master Build to Developers
Bankruptcy Courts Approve Nortel Patent Sale to Apple Consortium
Apple Releases iOS 5 Beta 3 to Developers
Apple Pushes iLife '11 Updates Via Mac App Store [Updated x2]
iOS App Store Booming: Per-Device Downloads and Average Sales Price Increasing
Apple Adding Second Manufacturer for Forthcoming iPad Update?
Apple's Interest in WiTricity Wireless Charging
Apple Airs New AirPlay and FaceTime iPhone Ads
Antitrust Investigation of Apple-Led Nortel Patent Purchase
Apple to Debut 'HD+' 1080p iTunes Movie Services Later This Year?
New Apple Print Ad Touts iPhone's Business Savvy
MiniDisplay Port to HDMI Cables 'Unlicensed' and Cannot Be Sold
Dubious Claim of 3G in Next-Generation iPod Touch
Final Space Shuttle Lifts Off With Two iPhones Aboard
Analytics Firm Questionably Pegs Verizon's U.S. iPhone 4 Share at 32%
Apple Researching 'Physics Metaphor' Gestures for Inter-Device Communication
iPad Usage Patterns Differ From Other Platforms
Apple Retail Stores Making Preparations for OS X Lion Launch Next Week?
With Unlimited Data Gone, Verizon Touts Data Monitoring
Two Turntables And An iPhone: iDJ Live
Mount Your Canon/Nikon SLR Lenses on Your iPhone
Apple's iPad 2 Shipping Estimates Fall to 3-5 Business Days in Many Countries
Alleged China Mobile iPhone 4 Prototype Spotted [Updated]
Time Warner Cable Updates Live TV App for iPad, Shuts Out Jailbreakers
Apple to Launch 'iPad HD' This Fall Alongside Pro Apps?
Apple Continues to Shave iAd Buy-In Fees Amid Increasing Competition
Apple to Patch Latest Jailbreak Hole in Upcoming Software Update
Apple's App Store Hits 15 Billion Downloads
Apple to Allow Additional FCP 7 Enterprise Licenses and More on FCP X [Update]
Apple Experimenting With 'New Way of Charging' for 2012 iPhone
Bungie's Classic 'Marathon' Game Now Available on iPad
Judge Denies Apple Injunction Against Amazon's Appstore
Amazon Responds to Apple's iCloud With Music Storage Upgrades, iPad Player
Apple Gearing Up for 'iPad 2 Plus' Release Later This Year?
Spotify Accepting Signups for U.S. Launch
OmniVision's Production Issues Diverting iPhone Image Sensor Orders to Sony?
Analyst Claims Sprint iPhone Likely Before Christmas
HTC Gains Patent Foothold Against Apple With Purchase of S3 Graphics
Flextronics Executive Pleads Guilty to Leaking Apple Secrets to Research Firm
Apple Preparing 'Thinner and Lighter' iPhone for Third Quarter Launch
Safari-Based Jailbreak Tool Returns with iPad 2 Support
Steve Jobs' Authorized Biography Gets New Title
Netflix Resolves Apple TV Streaming Issues
How Apple Uses Its Cash to Keep the Latest Technology for Itself
Bing for iPad Adds 'Lasso' Search Term Selection
Verizon's Tiered iPhone Data Plans to Debut on July 7th
Advice For Lodsys-Targeted App Developers
Jon Rubinstein Compares Lukewarm TouchPad Reception to Original Mac OS X
Skype 5.2 for Mac Adds Group Screen Sharing, Video Call Control Bar
Display Suppliers' Production Numbers Support Upcoming Boost in iPad 2 Shipments
Apple Orders 15 Million iPhone 5s, Shipping Begins in September
Next MacBook Air to Adopt Faster, More Power Efficient SSD?
So, There is an OS X Lion "Welcome" Animation
AT&T to Offer Standard Insurance for iPhone Starting July 17th
Prototype iPhone 4 Appears on eBay
Apple Has Outright Ownership of Nortel's LTE (4G) Patents?
Booting OS X Lion GM: No Welcome Video, New Introduction to Scrolling
OS X Lion Allows Running Multiple Copies on the Same Machine (Virtualization)
4th of July App Sales and an AppShopper App Update
Apple Not Yet Pulling Apps, Helping Developers Meet In-App Guidelines
OS X Lion Golden Master Seeded to Developers
New York Times Offers In-App Subscriptions
Apple Ranks as 21st Largest U.S. Retailer in 2010
Adobe and Avid Target Final Cut Pro Users With 'Switcher' Discounts
Apple's Suppliers Preparing for Fall Launch of iPhone 5 and iPad 3?