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iPhone apps make up 21% of Gameloft sales in 1Q

Gameloft's emphasis on iThings seems to be paying off. The French developer, one of the world's biggest publishers of games for mobiles, says iPhone apps accounted for 21% of its sales in the first quarter of 2010. That's a decent percentage considering that, for all of 2009, iPhone games only...

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UK rumor has Apple eyeing takeover of ARM

Say hello to the rumor du jour: Apple is considering a bid for ARM Holdings. The Web site for the London Evening Standard says that investors across the pond seem to like the Apple/ARM idea; so much so that shares of the chip designer jumped from by 8 pence to just over £2.51 by midday, a 3.2%...

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UBS analyst praises new MacBook Pros and approaching clouds

The sun had not even set on Tuesday when UBS analyst Maynard Um expressed his pleasure over Apple's new MacBook Pros. "The MacBook Pro refresh positions Apple well heading into the education and back to school spending seasons," said Um, adding that Macs are still a critical part of Apple's...

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The kids are iAlright, says Gene Munster

Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster says more kids want iPhones. The Apple 2.0 blog has Mr. Munster hanging out with high schoolers for one of his semi-annual surveys of teen buying habits in the US. In a research note on the survey, Munster said, "Apple's dominance in the [consumer electronics]...

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Ivy Leaguers asked to lay off the iPad

No iPads for the Tigers. Princeton University's Office of Information Technology is asking students to please stop using Apple's latest wonder gadget on the campus wireless network. According to the OIT, the issue is as follows: "Network monitoring has shown that many iPad devices are causing a...

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Vodafone UK to start iPhone sales Jan. 14, 2010

Vodafone announced in September that it would start iPhone sales in the UK in early 2010. Two weeks into the new year is pretty early. The BBC says Vodafone will start its UK iPhone sales January 14, 2010. Vodafone UK CEO Guy Laurence says his company has been prepping its network for the...

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Rumor: Moscone schedule + "corporate event" = Verizon iPhone?

Rumors and speculation are fun. Sometimes 2 + 2 = 4... and sometimes they don't add up to anything. Here's today's equation: Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference 2010 seems likely to happen at the end of June/beginning of July. The schedule for the Moscone Center, traditional home of WWDC,...

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"Preview All" added to albums in iTunes

Apple has made iTunes a bit more useful for surveying entire albums. A TUAW reader directed our attention to the addition of a 'Preview All' button for albums on the iTunes Store. The store has always given prospective buyers the ability to preview individual tracks. While 30 seconds of sound may...

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More growth seen for iPhone in business

Support continues to grow for the iPhone in the enterprise. TBI Research (subscription required) says Apple's answer to telephony is gaining ground in business, thanks largely to employees and execs grabbing an iPhone for personal use and deciding they just have to have it for work as well. TBI...

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Gameloft backs iPhone and backs away from Android

To iPhone or not to iPhone? That is the question on which a number of high-profile app developers are weighing-in. A couple of weeks ago it was Facebook app developer Joe Hewitt and software maker Rogue Amoeba saying they'd had enough of jumping through hoops to be on the iPhone and that they'd be...

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