Thursday, January 06, 2011 at 11:38 AM | Posted by LOOPRumors Staff
Apple could be ensuring its retail stores are adequately staffed for the launch of a new product later this month.
“People familiar with the company’s retail plans say Apple has issued a “blackout” period spanning three weeks, during which retail employees without seniority will not be allowed vacation time.
That blackout period is said to begin the last week of January and continue into the first half of February.
Prohibiting vacations during such a large span of time is typically indicative of a major product launch, such as a new iPhone, according to people familiar with past retail blackouts,” report Neil Hughes and Kasper Jade for AppleInsider
“At the same time, however, they admitted to having no specific knowledge of what Apple could be planning this time around.”
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Tuesday, September 07, 2010 at 10:34 AM | Posted by LOOPRumors Staff
“The biggest mobile trade show in the world, the Mobile World Congress, will host the first-ever Macworld Mobile next February in Barcelona, Spain,” reports AppleInsider.
“The new Macworld Mobile will be focused on developers who create applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The event is scheduled for Feb. 14-17, 2011, in Barcelona.”
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Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 09:42 PM | Posted by kazouz
Apple will broadcast its September 1 event online using Apple’s industry-leading HTTP Live Streaming, which is based on open standards.
Viewing requires either a Mac running Safari on Mac OS X version 10.6 Snow Leopard, an iPhone or iPod touch running iOS 3.0 or higher, or an iPad.
The live broadcast will begin at 10:00 a.m. PDT on September 1, 2010 at http://www.apple.com
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at 03:07 PM | Posted by LOOPRumors Staff
“Apple on Wednesday invited members of the media to its annual media-centric keynote, where it is expected to introduce new iPods and an updated Apple TV, set for Sept. 1 in San Francisco, Calif,” reports AppleInsider.
“The event will be held next Wednesday and will start at 10 a.m. Pacific Time, 1 p.m. Eastern, and will be held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Alluding to the music-themed nature of the event, the invitation includes an acoustic guitar with a sound hole in the shape of an Apple logo.”
Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 08:49 AM | Posted by LOOPRumors Staff
Apple should be holding a special event in mid-September, centerd around updating the iPod touch with features of the iPhone 4, according to a report by Kara Swisher of All Things Digital.
“That is likely to include a front- and rear-facing camera, which would allow the device to use FaceTime, Apple video-calling software that works over Wi-Fi.
There could also be an A4 processor in the iPod, which will give the even more oomph,” reports Swisher.
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