Apple is having their event this afternoon and the rumors are all buzzing about an iPad Mini. Some are saying there will be a new Macbook Pro 13-inch with retina display. What else does Apple have up their sleeves? Come back this afternoon and we will have the full rundown on all things Apple!
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It was announced recently that iPhone 5, Apple’s next generation iPhone expected to go on sale around October, will have a 19-pin connector port at the bottom instead of the traditional 30-pin port. According to a source from Apple, this move was to make room for the headphone plug to be moved to the bottom.
With a new way to connect your iPhone, that means the new phone will not connect with the huge market of accessories such as speakers and power chargers that form part of the ecosystem around iPods, iPads and iPhones, without having to purchase some kind of adapter.
The London 2012 Olympics are just around the corner. You may be ready to root for your favorite athlete or cheer for your native country, but do you have what you need to fully experience the sights and sounds of the Olympics? At Abt Electronics, we’ve put together a list of some of the must-haves to immerse yourself in this incredible event. Below are just a few of the electronics you will need to soak up every second of Olympic fun!
It wouldn’t surprise anyone if Apple started to leverage their cult following to launch an Apple-specific social networking service. Appleinsider.com reports of a recent Apple patent application titled “Social Networking in Shopping Environments” that may hint at thefuture (or current) development of a network that connects shopping shoppers. It was only a matter of time.
Apple just finished wrapping up their presentation in Cupertino and they have all kinds of advancements in their new iOs6 software. First and foremost is a HUGE Siri face-lift. Below are the upgrades featured at Apple’s WWDC 2012. The beta version of iOS 6 is going out to developers today, but will be available to consumers in the fall. The new update will support iPhone 3GS and later, as well as the second and third-generation iPad. Sorry old iPad users, this one’s not for you.
This morning we had the pleasure of following the excellent live blogging skills of Tim Stevens and Darren Murph from Engadget as they relayed every useful bit of information Apple had for us. First off, kudos to the team at Engadget. The blog was seamless, to the point, and the pictures were perfect. Although we didn’t get any big information on an Apple TV set, or the iPhone 5, Apple gave us plenty of details and features to get excited about. The newest generations of the Macbook (Air and Pro) were debuted as well as their lifeblood, OS X’s, newest Mountain Lion update. Read more for everything you need to know about Apples newest line of “The Best Products Yet” (more…)
One of the most popular questions posed when I was on the sales floor was “does it have Microsoft Office?” referring to the iPad of course. I always had to tell them no but they could find similar replacements yet, customers were never satisfied because they wanted their Office! I have good news – a report from The Daily today says that we will see Microsoft launch Office for the iPad on Nov. 10.
Apple has a a great plan to help more MobileMe users make the move to iCloud. The cloud-based storage service will replace MobileMe in June, but only users running OS X Lion (version 10.7) will have access to iCloud. Apple has discovered that many MobileMe users are probably running an older OS and may be left behind by the cost of upgrading their systems.
So Apple is giving users of older operating systems the transition easier by assisting with the first step to upgrading: the company is giving away Snow Leopard – the 10.6 version of OS X — to MobileMe users, which will allow them to upgrade to Lion from the Mac App Store for $30.MacGasm reports that Apple has begun notifying MobileMe holdouts that they can receive a free Snow Leopard DVD, but they have only until June 15 to take advantage of the offer.
Be good to the planet and to your wallet! Never replace batteries again with the Magic Charger for the Apple Magic Mouse. Just plug the Magic Charger into a USB port on your computer and it’s ready to re-charge the Magic Mouse, wirelessly! Mobee’s chargers are the world’s first wireless, eco-friendly, inductive charger for Apple products. Check out Abt’s full line of Mobee products today!!