Tag Archive: Build

Apple’s ‘Evolutionary’ iPhone 4S Cost $203 to Build [Report]

Hardware researchers say Apple’s just-released iPhone 4S costs $ 203 to build, providing similar ‘evolutionary’ advances seen when the tech giant jumped from the iPhone 3G to 3GS. The 32GB iPhone 4S will cost $ 749 before customer subsidy.   Each retina display in the iPhone 4S costs $ 31, while the A5 processor tacks on $ 26 to the build cost, according to researchers at UBM TechInsights. UBM said the  [Read More…]

Apple Releases Integrated iCloud Beta to Developers in New OS X 10.7.2 Build

Apple has issued a new OS X beta to developers with full iCloud integration. OS X 10.7.2 Build 11C55 is available to developers right now, and iCloud seems to be fully baked into the release for the first time. Previously, iCloud betas had been available as separate downloads to be used in conjunction with beta OS X Lion developer builds. “OS X Lion Software Update 10.7.2 is an update to OS X Lion  [Read More…]

Proposed Apple Store May Be a Monumental Pain in the Glass to Build

Some Apple stores are fairly easy to construct. Others? Well, let’s just say there’s more involved. This week, we’ve heard about plans for construction on a breathtaking new Apple retail store in Southern California. The defining feature of the facility will be its comprehensive curved glass roof. Now, to be sure, when I say “comprehensive,” there’s no exaggeration involved. The ceiling on the new structure will be made entirely of glass. By now you’ve likely noticed that  [Read More…]

Apple To Build Massive Store In Grand Central Terminal [Signed, Sealed, Delivered]

Apple will build its biggest store yet in Grand Central Terminal, in the space currently occupied by Charlie Palmer’s Metrazur restaurant on the upper balcony.

Just as we exclusively reported last year (and no one believed us), Apple will build one of its biggest retail stores yet in New York’s Grand Central Terminal. Apple has signed a 10-year lease with New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority to build a whopping 23,000-square-feet store  [Read More…]

Apple Seeds Mac OS X 10.6.8 Build to Developers

Apple has seeded yet another beta (Build 10K537) of Mac OS X 10.6.8 to it’s dedicated community of developers. The new build packs it’s usual weight of around 1 GB and is the first to hit developers since WWDC ended last week. Three weeks has passed since the last build was seeded. As with the last batch of builds, today’s build is said to have no known issues. Developers are being encouraged to focus their  [Read More…]

Apple Releases Third Build of Mac OS X 10.6.8 to Devs

On Friday, Apple gave its developers a holiday-weekend treat by seeding the third build of Mac OS X 10.6.8. Not much is known about the 1GB download (labeled 10K531), although key areas of concentration for the beta software look unrevised: Mac App Store, Airport, Graphics Drivers, Networking, QuickTime and VPN. For now, it appears that Apple is remaining consistent with a weekly release schedule for its developer builds of Mac OS X. Fourteen days ago,  [Read More…]

Apple Releases New Mac OS X Build (10.6.8)

Click the image to open in full size. Over the past few weeks and months, Apple has been slowly releasing new previews in regards to upcoming Mac OSX updates. Today Apple released its second beta of 10.6.8 to developers. According to developers and numerous sources, there has been no known issues. The Combo Update and Delta Update for the build are approximately 1 GB to download. From those familiar with the build and developers,  [Read More…]

Apple TV iOS 4.3 (4.2.2) build 8F305 [Update]

New update for Apple TV which fixes numerous issues. The firmware is version 4.3 (4.2.2) build 8F305 and it can be downloaded from here.Note:  Those who want to jailbreak their Apple TV should wait on updating until an untethered jailbreak is confirmed.ChangeLog:Via – Apple

Apple Begins Widespread Testing Of iOS 5, Public Developer Preview Build Coming Soon?

iOS 5 is expected to bring with it some juicy new features, not least a new notification system and application developers are starting to see the next iOS version show up in the stats they receive from Apple. Proof the company is ramping up testing, perhaps?

The photo from 9to5Mac shows the OS is being tested on all kinds of devices including iPods, iPads and iPhones of all versions  [Read More…]

Apple Seeds New Build of Mac OS X 10.6.7 , Hints at Imminent Release

Click the image to open in full size.  This afternoon, Apple seeded a revision of Mac OS X 10.6.7 to developers. The build is numbered 10J869. As the tech world remains fixated on the lack of available iPad 2s anywhere in the universe, it seems Apple is also poised to release a (seemingly not-so-exciting) revision to Snow Leopard as well. Developers are still asked to focusing their testing on the same areas: Safari, Mac App  [Read More…]