Once again the week is coming to an end and that means it’s time for a roundup of the past weeks news!
Retina MacBook Pro Shipping Estimates Improving for the First Time - For the first time since its launch just over one month ago, Apple’s Retina MacBook Pro has begun to see improvements in shipping estimates for new orders placed through the company’s online store.
Apple Launches New ‘Food & Drink’ Category on App Store - The new category is now live in the App Store [Link] and features over 2800 Paid and 4000 Free apps in the iPhone section and over 1200 Paid and 1000 Free apps in the iPad section
Apple’s Share of U.S. PC Shipments Rises to 12% in 2Q 2012 - Research firm Gartner today released its preliminary personal computer shipment data for the second quarter of 2012, offering up a picture of market performance during the quarter.
SoHo NY Apple Store to reopen July 14 - Apple just announced it will reopen its SoHo store in Manhattan on July 14 at 10 a.m. EST.
You Can Stream The 2012 Summer Olympics With NBC’s New iPhone And iPad App - NBC just announced that it will be streaming all 302 medal events from the 2012 Summer Olympics in London to U.S. viewers via its new iPhone and iPad app.
Where have all the refurbs gone? Apple’s online cupboard is bare - Was there a run on last year’s MacBook Pro models? A surge of orders for the factory certified, previously owned iPod nano? The reasons may be mysterious, but the symptom is oddly clear: everything — yes, everything — is out of stock in Apple’s refurbished product section of the online Apple Store.
20 million iPad sales projected for Apple’s June quarter - Apple is poised to report record breaking sales of 20 million iPads in the just-concluded June quarter, one analyst believes.
Adobe acknowledges InDesign crashes with Apple’s 2012 MacBooks - Users running Apple’s latest MacBooks featuring Intel Ivy Bridge processors are experiencing system crashes with Adobe’s popular InDesign software.
Apple defends decision to withdraw from EPEAT certification - Apple has spoken out in defense of its decision to remove its products from the EPEAT environmental rating program by noting that it takes a “comprehensive approach” to making environmentally-responsible products.
New York City turns old pay phones into Wi-Fi hotspots - Here’s a good idea. New York City wants to repurpose old pay phone kiosks by turning the locations into Wi-Fi hotspots across the city’s five boroughs.