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Apple to Launch 'Garageband for e-books' on Thursday? [Updated]

Monday January 16, 2012 6:40 pm PST by
Apple's education-focused media event is scheduled for this Thursday, and more details seem to be leaking out. Earlier this evening, the Wall Street Journal reported that McGraw-Hill has been working with Apple on this project since last June. Now, ArsTechnica claims that one of the key components of Thursday's announcement is a new publishing tool for eBooks. The current state of software...

Apple Set to Shift From Samsung to TSMC for 'A6' Chip Production Next Year?

Monday June 27, 2011 7:38 am PDT by
Back in March, a report suggested that Apple was preparing to shift production of its A5 system-on-a-chip for the iPad 2 from Samsung to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), a deal that was claimed to span multiple generations of chips and would reduce Apple's reliance on competitor and legal foe Samsung for iOS device components. Early examinations of iPad 2 chips did, however,...
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New Time Capsules to Run iOS on A4/A5 Processors?

Friday June 3, 2011 10:42 am PDT by
Earlier this week, we noted that a number of Apple's retail stores have run dry of stocks of Time Capsules, AirPort Extremes, and in some cases AirPort Expresses, leading to speculation that a refresh could come at next week's Worldwide Developers Conference. Reports quickly arose claiming that Apple has been known to have at least internally tested new Time Capsules capable of caching...