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Will Wall Street Catch on to the iPad Mini?

Will Wall Street Catch on to the iPad Mini?

Wall Street & Tech wrote recently about the effect that the release that the iPad Mini may have on Wall Street. The new Apple product has a smaller screen and a better camera and video recording-- all of which may be beneficial to those in the financial industry. Reporter Melanie Rodier wrote [Full Story…]

iPad Mini Sells Out After #Sandy Strikes NY

iPad Mini Sells Out After #Sandy Strikes NY

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, there were fewer places for customers to buy Apple's iPad mini. According to Bloomberg News, the iPad mini sold out at Apple's flagship fifth avenue store. White and silver models were gone within thirty minutes. Apple and other high demand retailers are [Full Story…]

24-Hour NY Apple Store Closed Due to #Sandy

24-Hour NY Apple Store Closed Due to #Sandy

Hurricane Sandy forced businesses to close, even Apple’s 24-hour flagship store on Fifth Ave. Jonathan Wald, producer of CNN’s Piers Morgan show, tweeted pictures of the store surrounded by sandbags, noting it was closed and merchandise was covered in plastic. He tweeted another photo of the giant [Full Story…]

Mad Visualizes #Apple Maps New Yorker Cover

Mad Visualizes #Apple Maps New Yorker Cover

Mad Magazine has produced their own spin on the Apple Maps fiasco by revisualizing Saul Steinbergs famous New Yorker cover. The original 1976 cover  is a depiction of the world as seen from NY's 9th Avenue. Mad created their own rendition of Steinberg's cover "using" Apple Maps and included [Full Story…]

NY Based #Viggle Peppers Users With Free Perks

NY Based #Viggle Peppers Users With Free Perks

Viggle is trying to surge ahead in the second screen app market with free giveaways. The NY based startup is handing out gift cards, music downloads and iPods to users who stay with their product.  The app awards “watchpoints” to users who can redeem them for credits with Best Buy, Sephora, [Full Story…]

NYPD Deploys for #iPhone5 Launch

NYPD Deploys for #iPhone5 Launch

As the new iPhone 5 goes on sale today, New York’s Finest will patrol NY Apple stores, preventing what they call “Apple picking.” The iPhone is thieves’ favorite device—with more than 4,100 reported stolen in August alone. NYPD officers will be stationed in 21 locations around the city—including [Full Story…]

Fox 5 NY Bungles iPhone 5 Feature Report

Fox 5 NY Bungles iPhone 5 Feature Report

NY's Fox 5 misinterpreted the iPhone 5's recent feature list. According to Tuaw, the coverage featured interviews with people waiting in line at the 5th Avenue Apple Store. The reporter on the scene mentioned of a laser keyboard and holographic images, the coverage then cuts to a video clip showing [Full Story…]

Wall Street Journal Unveils Universal iPhone and iPad App

Wall Street Journal Unveils Universal iPhone and iPad App

The Wall Street Journal has released a new app made for both the iPhone and iPad, which is now available in the iTunes store, according to Fishbowl NY. Until now, the publication offered two separate apps. Now, the universal app features more frequent updates and offers the same content on both the [Full Story…]

#iPhone5 Line Forms at 5th Ave. Apple Store

#iPhone5 Line Forms at 5th Ave. Apple Store

Some New Yorkers have already started to camp outside of Apple's flagship store on fifth Avenue to get their hands on the new iPhone 5. “I don’t have to shower or change clothes,” said software developer Hazem Sayed, who has been camping outside since Wednesday. Pre-orders for the new phone sold out [Full Story…]

Wall Street Hackers Await iPhone5 Release

Wall Street Hackers Await iPhone5 Release

The conflux of the new iPhone 5 release, Wall Street’s renunciation of Blackberrys and one million leaked Apple ID numbers means hackers are watching. According to Shirley Inscoe, senior analyst for Aite Group, most people don’t realize how much data smartphones have—and how compromising it is if [Full Story…]

The Associated Press Begins Mobile App Ad Campaign

The Associated Press Begins Mobile App Ad Campaign

The Associated Press will begin running advertising aimed at consumers, according to The New York Times. The ads are intended to promote the A.P.’s mobile news app, called A.P. Mobile, which is available on Apple, Android, Blackberry and Windows phones. Though the A.P. has run ads before aimed at [Full Story…]

Amazon NY to Sell Ebooks Through Other Retailers

Amazon NY to Sell Ebooks Through Other Retailers

Amazon's NY-based publishing group has made a deal with Ingram to make its ebooks available to competitors such as Barnes & Noble, Apple, and Kobo. Currently content from Amazon's West Coast imprints are not included in the deal with Ingram's digital distribution arm, CoreSource. Amazon NY will [Full Story…]

IBM Developing Mobile Watson

IBM Developing Mobile Watson

Researchers at Armonk-based IBM are working to develop the company's Watson AI technology (the computer that competed on Jeopardy) for mobile devices. They expect to generate billions in sales by putting it to work in finance, healthcare, telecommunications and other areas. Currently the computer [Full Story…]

NY Mobile Thefts Increase Due to Stolen Apple Devices

NY Mobile Thefts Increase Due to Stolen Apple Devices

The number of stolen Apple devices in the city already surpassed last year’s total by more than 50%, with still four months left in the year. The city’s total grand larcenies — driven by the iPhone and iPad thefts — have risen to more than 25,000 incidents. Apple products account for nearly 17% of [Full Story…]

Apple Looks to Acquire The Fancy

Apple Looks to Acquire The Fancy

NY startup The Fancy is currently being scouted as a potential acquirement by Apple. The Fancy is a Pinterest-style e-commerce website and though it has a much smaller following than Pinterest, its sales are exploding. The Fancy raised a $10 million round at a reported valuation of $100 million last [Full Story…]