Tag Archive: Partners

Report Claims Apple Pressuring Manufacturing Partners to Meet February iPad 3 Release

A FocusTaiwan report claims Apple is pressuring its manufacturing partners to meet a February 24th iPad 3 release deadline. This also happens to be Steve Jobs’ Birthday. According to the report, a local chinese-language newspaper reported “the iPad 3 might be launched on Feb. 24 to mark the anniversary of the birth of Apple’s late co-founder Steve Jobs.” The report also cites Taiwanese supply makers in Apple’s iPad 3 supply chain who claim Apple is  [Read More…]

Apple Attempts to Obtain More Partners for iAds

The folks over at the Wall Street Journal are reporting that Apple isn’t seeing the success they would like to see with their iAd platform. The Cupertino giant who deploys iAd as an advertising platform throughout their iOS devices is trying to make changes in the hopes of attracting more developers and ad spending in the program. Apple is is reportedly lowering the entry level cost for marketers to $400,000 bringing it down from $500,000. This is  [Read More…]

Google Releases Personalized Magazine App, Google Currents — And We’re Launch Partners!

In an effort to keep up with the entrance of popular magazine-style web readers like the ever popular (and Phil Schiller approved) Flipboard, Google has just released their new app, Currents, for both iOS Android. And our sites Cult of Mac and Cult of Android are both launch partners!   Offering a personalized, magazine-style reading experience on mobile devices that is automatically resized and recromulated depending on the size of the  [Read More…]

Apple Actively Conducting Environmental Audits of Asian Supply Partners

Apple isn’t shrinking from criticisms that its supplier and manufacturing partners are being less than environmentally-sensitive in their operations across Asia. As a result, Apple is actively conducting “environmental audits” by engaging with its partners to assess what can be done to mitigate the impact of environmental issues that recently surfaced. Officials and executives from the Cupertino, California offices of Apple were on hand in China to meet recently with five environmental groups who have  [Read More…]