Tag Archive: Europe


Apple’s iconic retail stores are now trademarked in Europe

Remember back in the early 2000s when Apple opening a brick-and-mortar store in prime real estate locations seemed as crazy a gamble as Apple deciding to create its own mobile phone? Very few people would admit so now — particularly Apple’s rivals like…Read more ›

Apple TV and Mac mini receive price drops across Europe

Apple is on a price-slashing spree this morning after taking down its online store for a few hours last night. Not only did Cupertino just release its cheapest iMac ever, but it’s also dropping prices on the Apple TV and Mac…Read more ›

Google Escapes Fine In Europe By Reaching Antitrust Agreement With Regulators

Google has reached a tentative agreement with the European Commission following a three-year antitrust investigation into how it displays search results in Europe. As part of the agreement, the company will display search results from three of its competitors —…Read more ›    [Read More…]

The Mac Pro Can No Longer Cut Off Your Fingers, So It’s Back On Sale In Europe

Early in 2013, the old aluminum Mac Pro was pulled from sale in the European Union due to the fact that their pro-level desktop fell afoul of new E.U. regulations that prohibit computers from having fans that spin so fast…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Mobile Phone Shipments In Western Europe Drop To Lowest Levels In Nine Years

iPhone-iOS-7-vs-Android-HTC-OneThe total number of mobile phones shipped in Western Europe fell to its lowest level in nine years during Q1 2013 as total units dropped 4.2 percent year-on-year to 43.6 million. The slowdown in sales comes sooner than analysts were expecting even though Apple only sold 800,000 units fewer than Q1 2012 and Samsung sold […]

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Mobile Phone Shipments In Western Europe Drop To Lowest Levels In Nine Years

iPhone-iOS-7-vs-Android-HTC-OneThe total number of mobile phones shipped in Western Europe fell to its lowest level in nine years during Q1 2013 as total units dropped 4.2 percent year-on-year to 43.6 million. The slowdown in sales comes sooner than analysts were expecting even though Apple only sold 800,000 units fewer than Q1 2012 and Samsung sold […]

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Jawbone UP Comes To Europe, Finally Gets An Android App

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It’s taken well over a year, but the Jawbone UP finally has an official companion app in Google Play. The device has only been compatible with iOS devices since it launched in November 2011, but now you can track your sleep and physical activity on Android-powered smartphones, too.

Furthermore, starting today, UP will be available in Apple stores across Europe.

UP for Android is almost identical to the iOS version; it  [Read More…]

iMac Shipping Times Slip Again In Europe, Now Stand At 4-6 Weeks

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It’s a bad time to purchase one of Apple’s latest iMacs if you’re living in Europe. Shipping times for the all-new, all-in-one have slipped for the second time in under a month, and customers are now facing lengthy waits for both the 21.5-inch and the 27-inch models. The former currently has a 3-4 week shipping delay, while its bigger brother will keep you waiting 4-6 weeks.

These delays are currently making  [Read More…]

Apple Forced To Stop Selling Mac Pro In Europe Due To New Regulation Requirements

No Mac Pro for you, Europeans.

No Mac Pro for you, Europeans.

The International Electrotechnical Commission has forced Apple to stop selling the Mac Pro in European countries. Apple has officially announced the news to its retail partners, and all sales for the Mac Pro will come to a halt after February 18th. The U.S. remains unaffected.

The reason for the sales ban has to do with updated European regulatory requirements relating  [Read More…]

WSJ: AT&T Eyes Expansion Into Europe With Possible Carrier Takeover

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AT&T could acquire a European carrier as it looks to expand its business overseas, The Wall Street Journal reports. The company is reportedly looking at way in which it can escape the growth constraints in the United States by entering a new wireless market where it can “upgrade technology and rollout more lucrative pricing strategies.”

Although AT&T is only identifying targets at this point, it’s though the company could announce a deal before  [Read More…]