Month: December 2012

Apple's MacBook Pro with Retina display is a hot commodity, and iResQ's MacBook repair services can get it back to tip-top shape should an accident occur.
According to PCWorld's 2012 reader survey of satisfaction, reliability and service, Apple's MacBook still reigns as king of the laptop mountain. PCWorld contributor Christopher Null detailed the survey findings and parameters, noting that MacBooks scored high across the spectrum of satisfaction measures. Null revealed that only 6 percent of all survey participants indicated that they…

Apple's iPad has helped to transform the healthcare industry.
Apple isn't just receiving positive feedback from the average consumer, the technology manufacturer's renowned iPad got the thumbs up from whole industries. In a recent article, Brian Eastwood, the senior editor for CIO, rounded up 12 ways that the iPad is transforming healthcare. Time passes rather quickly in the technology industry, so you may be…

Apple may be partnering with Foursquare to bring a local, social aspect to Apples Maps app, which could potentially compete with Google's Map app.
The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Apple is in the early discussion stages with the location-based social networking website Foursquare to connect its local data with Apple's mapping application. The key elements of this possible partnership is its social, local and mobile aspects. Apple blog 9To5Mac reported on this story, explaining for those who…

There are mixed expectations for Apple in 2013.
There has been much speculation over what to expect to see from Apple in 2013. CNET recently reported on the contradicting analysis of the company, indicating that Citi analysts are lowering ratings on Apple stock from buy to neutral. However, the source additionally reported that Apple's prospects for the long term are particularly promising. According…

We received this iPod touch with a cracked screen, along with an endearing note about the owner's son believing the device had to be sent all the way to the North Pole for repairs.
With the holidays approaching, we couldn't help but be touched with this delightful story from Denver, Colorado. Most iPod touch owners use it to interact with media, whether that means listening to music, playing games, surfing the web or more. Well, one mother lent her 4th generation iPod touch to her young son to play…

During its launch weekend, there were over two million Apple's iPhone 5 devices sold in China.
You might already know that Apple recently launched a campaign to go global, and plans to have the iPhone 5 for sale in 100 countries by the end of 2012. MacRumors recently reported that Apple launched the mobile device in China and 32 other new countries on December 14. Apple released a statement that it…

This iPad mini owner took the most expensive bathroom break ever taken.
Bathroom breaks aren't typically expensive ventures. They are usually relatively tame parts of your day, with not much variation from one bathroom break to the next. Well, one Placida, Florida, Apple device owner recently took what he called, "the most expensive bathroom break I have ever taken." While taking a recent bathroom break, this device…

Apple's next generation iPad mini could feature an upgraded Retina display like the larger iPad.
A recent report in DigiTimes cited Taiwan-based backlighting industry sources who indicated that the improvements and changes for Apple's next generation iPad mini will focus mainly on enhancing the device's resolution. "The sources have yet to specify whether the device will use Apple's Retina Display technology to enhance [its] resolution, but market observers said it…

Apple highlighted consumers' favorite picks from the iTunes store this past year.
MacRumors reported that Apple released its annual iTunes Store Awards, which names the most popular consumer choices for music, movies, TV shows, apps, books and podcasts for the past year. "Along with selecting the year's best releases, we've highlighted 2012's top stories – the notable trends and events shaping the growth and evolution of apps…

Apple consumer loyalty is strong this holiday season.
In a recent article, Reuters reported that while some might point out concern about increasing competition in the mobile device market, numerous interviews conducted in 10 of the top cities around the world show that Apple consumer loyalty is strong. Reuters recently interviewed more than 70 shoppers as it canvassed mobile device shoppers and store…