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Day One: Descending On Anaheim [NAMM 2013]

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By Andy Patrizio

ANAHEIM, Calif. – If it’s late January in Anaheim, that means one thing: the North American Music Merchant’s (NAMM) convention turning the area around Disneyland into an even bigger madhouse. NAMM is for musicians what CES is for consumer electronics junkies; just a lot more hair and tattoos. More than 90,000 people will descend on this modestly-sized convention center best suited to hold about 10,000 max.

NAMM has run continuously since 1901, making it one of the oldest trade shows in the country. For the last 35 years it has come to Anaheim and has clearly outgrown the modest convention center, but NAMM is reluctant to leave.

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Move Over, Foxconn! Apple Is Building Some Of Its New iMacs In The United States

Move Over, Foxconn! Apple Is Building Some Of Its New iMacs In The United States

Not all of Apple’s new iMacs are being assembled by Foxconn.

When you open up a new Apple gadget — whether it be a new MacBook Pro or an iPhone 5 — the packaging will almost always tell you it’s been “designed by Apple in California” and “assembled in China.” But Apple’s new iMacs are an exception to that, because some of the all-in-ones are being assembled in the good old United States of America.

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Father Uses Find My iPhone To Locate Teenage Son Following Car Accident

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Are you using Find My iPhone yet?

Apple’s Find My iPhone service is often used to locate thieves who have stolen iOS devices, but it can also be a life saver. A 17-year-old was air lifted to hospital on Friday, November 2, following a car accident in Santa Barbara, California. But if it wasn’t for Find My iPhone, paramedics would have struggled to find him.

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Apple Adds Galaxy Note 10.1, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean To Lawsuit Against Samsung

Apple Adds Galaxy Note 10.1, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean To Lawsuit Against Samsung

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is Apple’s latest target.

Apple has added the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 and the software that powers it, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, to an existing lawsuit against Samsung in California. The Cupertino company told U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewel on Tuesday that both are guilty of infringing patents owned by Apple.Apple Adds Galaxy Note 10.1, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean To Lawsuit Against Samsung

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iPad Mini To Hit Stores On November 2, Pre-Orders Start October 26 [Rumor]

iPad Mini To Hit Stores On November 2, Pre-Orders Start October 26 [Rumor]

The iPad mini could be in your local Apple store on November 2.

Invites to Apple’s iPad mini announcement went out yesterday, so it’s time speculation turned its focus to when the much-anticipated device will actually go on sale. One source claims that you’ll be able to pick it up in shops on November 2, with pre-orders starting a week earlier — on October 26 — via the Apple Online Store.

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October 16th Is Steve Jobs Day, How Will You Be Celebrating?

October 16th Is Steve Jobs Day, How Will You Be Celebrating?

October 16 is Steve Jobs day in California.

Today is Steve Jobs day in the state of California. October 16th was declared Steve Jobs day by Governor Jerry Brown on Twitter shortly after Apple’s co-founder and former CEO passed away last year following a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Although it may have been a one-off holiday, today is a perfect opportunity to reflect upon Steve Jobs’s legacy.

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Woz: I’m Going To Live And Die As An Australian

Woz: I’m Going To Live And Die As An Australian

Woz wants Australia’s awesome broadband.

Steve Wozniak was lucky enough to get his hands on the iPhone 5 long before the vast majority of us; not because he co-founded Apple, but because he was in Australia where Apple retail stores open a good 14 hours earlier than those on the East Coast of the United States.

Woz has been in Australia a lot recent, and he’s just revealed that he is planning to wave goodbye to his California home and move there. He has already applied for an Australian citizenship, and proclaimed he’s going to “live and die as an Australian.”

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Apple’s First Ever Double-Row Genius Bar Coming Soon To New Jersey [Report]

Apple’s First Ever Double-Row Genius Bar Coming Soon To New Jersey [Report]

This short move along the mall would triple the size of Apple’s Garden State store.

Apple is reportedly gearing up to bring the first double-row Genius Bar to its new Garden State Plaza store in New Jersey. The Cupertino company is planning to move the store into a larger space in the mall, and it’s said that the Genius Bar will be one area that sees the benefits of the additional space. For customers, that means more Geniuses on-site to fix your troublesome iPhone.

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Apple Sued By Former Keynote Producer Who Claims Steve Jobs ‘Promised Job Security’

Apple Sued By Former Keynote Producer Who Claims Steve Jobs ‘Promised Job Security’

Goodrich was the executive producer behind major Apple keynotes like this one at Macworld in 2007.

Wayne Goodrich, a former Apple employee who produced and coordinated the company’s hugely popular keynote presentations, is suing the Cupertino company for wrongful termination after he was fired for “business reasons” — despite being promised job security by former CEO Steve Jobs.

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Kenny The Clown Busted Using Steve Jobs’s Stolen iPad To Entertain Kids

Kenny The Clown Busted Using Steve Jobs’s Stolen iPad To Entertain Kids

Yes, this is really Kenny the Clown.

A professional clown has been arrested for possession of Steve Jobs’s stolen iPad a month after it was taken from the Apple co-founder’s home in Palo Alto, California. 47-year-old Kenny the Clown, whose real name is Kenneth Kahn, was busted in San Francisco while using the stolen device to entertain local kids.

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