According to market research firm In-Stat, over 400,000 of Apple's iPhone product are being used with the China Mobile provider despite the lack of availability of iPhone in China and breakdown of talks between the two companies. The company sold 3.7 million iPhones in 2007, and there was a noticeable gap between the number of units sold and those that were activated by providers in the U.S. and Europe that Apple holds exclusive deals with.
Apple's MacBook Air is currently the only Mac that offers enhanced multitouch trackpad support, but that could change with nothing more than a software upgrade. An Apple spokesperson confirmed that the feature is software-based, meaning it could be added to current MacBook and MacBook Pro models through a software update, according to T3.
PGP is planning to release a version of its whole disk encryption software for Apple Macintosh computers running OS X.
Jon Callas, PGP's chief technology officer, told ZDNet.com.au sister site CNET news.com on Monday that the software is "in active development" and will run on Intel-based Macs. However, Callas didn't want to elaborate on a shipping date.
Encamped along the aisles of the massive Zhongguancun Kemao Electronics Market in Beijing are many people like Li Zhongxin, of the Beijing Xinyu Lianhe Telecom Equipment Co. Li sits atop a plastic stool in front of his open-air stall on the third floor, scanning the throngs of shoppers for would-be customers. There's no sign of Apple's iPhone among the thicket of cell phones, handset covers, and other accessories hung on shelves and inside the waist-high glass display case, but he'll be glad to show you one.
Apple on Tuesday quietly released its much-anticipated Apple TV "Take 2" software update, which introduces a brand new on-sreen interface and allows users to rent high definition movies directly from their widescreen TVs.