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Is it a known fact that OSX 10.8.5 will launch in the fall? Is it aimed at customers who won't be able to run OSX Mavericks?
Given the dimensions that Apple is requesting for iTunes radio cover art, and the fact that we all know that album artwork is usually 640x640, can these new dimensions be interpreted as a sign of upcoming retina display iMac and/or Thunderbolt Display refreshes?
I guess I'm kinda hoping that between the 300 million iTunes in the Cloud users that Tim referred to at WWDC, the patent that the USPO published from Apple that referred to a DRM transfer system, the sorta expected living-room effort and this latest news - that Apple will surprise in September with iTunes 11.1 which includes DRM transfer rights between accounts (provided the accounts were in the same country). Maybe that's just a dream for the mo'
Hopefully these sort of figures will help studios be convinced that Apple should give more control, vis-a-vis, digital rights management to its customers...
So just so I get this: Apple Shipments = iPhones actually sold to customers. Other Company Shipments: Smartphones sitting in a warehouse somewhere. Right?
When you pay the sort of money required for the iPhone, what you're paying for is blank slate to customise as you wish from a safe, and yes walled, environment (apart from Apple standard apps). I think the smartphone generation looks to carriers as essentially service providers, for isn't that definition of "carrier". Personally, I would have loved to see an integrated SIM card, which yes must be activated for a specific carrier at an Apple Store or carrier store. Since...
Just thought that I would point out that Joaquin Almunia is actually a Vice-President of the European Commission...one of eight yes, but a VP nonetheless.
I absolutely agree on this, Apple is the best at making things beautiful, and I am sure they could pull it off. But wouldn't it have to be on a case-by-case basis? As someone said, not all in-app purchases are bad, but for those games that rely on the freemium model, I think it would certainly be an asset.   That's not to say that an iPad is a replacement for good parenting...
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