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this is not a matter of if. it's a matter when and this http://www.zdnet.com/blog/hardware/n...-battery/18985 makes me think we're going to see unheard of battery life in portables really soon
I just told Siri "I have a stomach ache".. and it said it doesn't know what I mean. if it doesn't answer when asked in engrish...
Mine left HK - presumably on the way to AK where it enters customs. Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong\t 03/12/2012\t 8:35 P.M.\tDeparture Scan Shenzhen, China\t 03/10/2012\t 1:30 P.M.\tDeparture Scan Shenzhen, China\t 03/09/2012\t 6:23 P.M.\tOrigin Scan China\t 03/10/2012\t 5:01 P.M.\tOrder Processed: Ready for UPS
I predict more retina ipads sold than all previous gens combined. I don't think an average of ~2M per country is unreasonable. 25 countries NEXT week.. 8 or so this week.
had these kinds of deals usually with clothing manufacturers.. think Polo section in Macys/Bloomies/Nortstrom
looks like a Bank.
they opened it because SXSW was on the same time ipad2 went on sale. they were catering to the South By nerds.
according to the Jobs bio, they also tooled a factory in China to make the glass panels for the NYC store, and I assume that factory also has the contract for the glass to be used in the new HQ. huge panels, none of them flat, all glass exterior. with all that cash in the bank it makes a hell of a lot of sense to "reinvest" in manufacturing. exclusive contract for all output (and deny other companies at the same time) did Apple buy all the CNC machines available to...
back can be replaced/reused.. here's the link to swap the battery yourself.http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Installi...lacement/774/1
but they tell you in that letter (i got one too) that if it's engraved, that will not be preserved... i figure if they're just swapping the battery out, they could send the same back to you. but 6 week turnaround is too long if they were just going to send a refurb of another model.
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