Apple Juice Show Notes
Episode #: 01 (Taste Test)
Hosts: Danny Tammaro & Ellyn McNamara
This Week’s Apple Headlines
Apple announces October event: Apple sent out invite for their next event with the tag line “It’s been way too long” Updated Macs, iPad Air with a thinner design along with a new retina iPad mini are rumored to be announced. Missing from the event is a retina MacBook Air that has been floated as a possibility.
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pre-orders launch in China: pre-orders It’s raining iPhones! A new report today has pre-orders at 20 million.
Up Up and Away Apple will launch in 36 additional countries this month 115 countries by years end.
iPhone 6 launch leads to record number of accessory sales: Accessory makers have sales of $249 million dollars in just 2 weeks
NFL makes deal with Bose and bans all non Bose headphones: Faustian deal with Bose gets NFL player fined $10,000 for wearing Beats after NFL’s new rule goes into effect
Bose, Beats settle patent dispute: Bose and Beats settled their lawsuit over a noise canceling patent. Details of the settlement are not known at this time. Bose filled for infringement shortly after Apple acquired the headphone company. Amidst all of this, Apple is rumored to be pulling Bose products from their retail store shelves.
M.V.B.: Apple has been named most valuable brand for the 2nd year in a row. Valued at $118.9 billion, beating out Google, valued at $107 billion, and IBM valued at a distant $72 billion.
Apple looking to balance gender issues: Apple has sent recruiters to the “Women in Silicon Valley” conference in an effort to close the gender gap
Thank U2 26 Million times: Thats how many times the album has been downloaded. Eddy Cue told Billboard the songs from the album have been played over 81 million times.
2 Factor authentication gets a little more secure: Apple has rolled out app specific passwords for apps that require iCloud access: email, contacts, calendars
Song created with iOS 8 quick type keyboard just mention that its in the show notes, no need to spend much time on it
Apple fines suppliers $50 million for leaking secrets: Apple could take over GT Advanced equipment
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