Apple opened its first retail store in Turkey, the store is located in Istanbul’s Zorlu Center. The two story complex design includes a monolithic glass roof that is shaped into a cube with Apple’s logo on top, a decorative pool between the glass and surface. is very similar to Apples 5th Avenue store in New York City
iPhone 5s is low in china according to a report from Cantor Fitzgerald, But there is much more interest in the larger-screen iPhone 6. Chinese vendors and carriers are very interested in the larger screen model according to report.
Apple has contributed in Bono’s (Product)RED charity by selling special red versions iOS devices and accessories and reached $65 million last September making the company the largest contributor among participating companies donating portions of profits from products sold under the (Product)Red branding. . Today it was announced that Apple has reached $70 million which goes directly to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS in Africa.
Facebook Pages Manager app lets admins connect with their audience or fans and the latest update now lets you Pin and unpin posts to top of Page Timeline, Create and edit events on iPad, Import phone contacts and invite them to like your Page (US only), and you can make your Page Timeline photos and photo albums into profile photo.
A week ago Apple released the fourth beta version of OS X Mavericks and last night the company seeded the fifth beta version OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 (build number:13D33) to developers.
A report from AppleInsider shows Apple has filed a patent application that describes a method of adding pressure sensitivity to a touchscreen using a combination of capacitive touch, infrared light and other sensing technologies without making the hardware bulky.
Vine has updated to version 2.0 and has included many new features and now lets you send private videos to friends. This new feature is called “Vine message” or VMs and lets you send a vine message to several people to start separate conversations, which means there is no group messages yet.
According to a report from TechCrunch, Apple purchased Novauris, A speech recognition company founded by Jim Baker, and has put it to work on Siri. Novauris Technologies, founded in 2002, came out of Dragon Systems R&D U.K. Ltd., a company that is well known as one of the biggest pioneers in voice recognition technology. Some of the company’s members include Yoon Kim, Melvyn Hunt, and John Bridle, which have background at Dragon, Nortel, and notably SRI, a company which helped get Apple’s Siri off the ground. Bridle and Hunt bought the company back in 2004 with help from private investors.
Apple has ranked very well on Greenpeace’s “Clicking Clean: How Companies are Creating the Green Internet” report. The company scored an “A” on ‘energy transparency’, ‘renewable energy commitment & siting policy’, and ‘renewable energy deployment & advocacy’, but scored a “B” in ‘energy efficiency & mitigation’, which isn’t bad.
Apple released a new update for Safari on Tuesday which is version 7.0.3 and includes bug and security fixes. The beta version has been tested in the past few weeks by developers.