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    APPLE: A Case Study Analysis Shane R. Mittan, Project Manager Western Michigan University School of Communication Telecommunications Management 4480 Western Michigan University 1903 West Michigan Avenue Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008 Thursday, January 28, 2010 APPLE: A Case Study Analysis Shane R. Mittan, Project Manager Thursday, January 28, 2010 ©2010 Shane R. Mittan Shane R. Mittan Bachelor of Arts (BA) Telecommunications and Information Management Western Michigan University College of

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    APPLE COMPUTER INC NYTIMES/ APPLE ANNUAL REPORT Oct 19, 2010 Apple Incorporated Apple Computer, Inc. is one of the most popular hardware and software companies in the world today. It is also the most innovative and competitive corporation in the technology industry. The Apple Corporation created mainly technological products that are available in the market these days. The company is famous for its quality and high technology innovations. Besides the current fame of the Apple Computer, Inc.,

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  • Apples Approach Toward Innovation

    website: title: apples approach toward innovation and creativity author: Christoph Müller Rexter Sengah year: 2010 pages :14 ISBN (eBook) 978-3-640-84770-9 ISBN (Book) 978-3-640-84391-6 Excerpt Jobs who was ousted in 1985 was able to turn around the ailing company when he came back in 1997. Today, Apple is not only considered the most innovative company in the world

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  • Innovation

    Task 304.4.4-01 INNOVATION AND CHANGE The highly competitive marketplace of today forces most companies to innovate if they want to keep a competitive advantage. Innovation is the driving force that is shaping the majority of successful corporations. A company that builds a culture of innovation will find itself on the offensive and the corporation will continue to grow. Innovation can generally be regarded as innovations concerning process and innovations concerning product. Most

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    REPORT ON APPLE INC. SEMINAR GROUP 2 TEAM GENIE Instructor: A/P LAI SI TSUI-AUCH Word Count: 5,999 Done by: CHAN ZHE YING GOH CHUWEN LEE KOK CHONG TEO KOK MIN JOHN 1 Table of Contents I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ............................................................................................................... 3 II. MAIN REPORT............................................................................................................................... 5 1. Introduction of Apple Inc.

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  • Apple Innovations

    Apple has been a leader in innovation and design for years in the technology industry. Their commitment to give consumers the most practical, elegant designs has allowed them to set industry standards when it comes to computers, laptops, phones, and tablets. They have taken advantage on consumers’ desires to own well- designed products. Apple’s most iconic product, the iPhone, created a smartphone revolution with the cellphone community. It led to many other competitors attempting to copy the

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    Hand-in date: October 17th 2011 Team members: Wang Lehuan , Apple Inc. Fei Xuan , Liu Danfei , Jiang Yongming , Zhang Hao , Li Changhua Counselor: Sun Na Synopsis The paper is about Apple Inc. which is a famous IT company in the world. It's main business is to offer different kinds of high information technology electronic products. Through the internal and external analysis by using SWOT, STP, 4Ps, PEST models for Apple Inc., some problems are indentified. Firstly, in the analysis

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  • Innovation at Apple

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The word innovation and Apple are synonymous, from its inception in 1976 to date; it has innovated repeatedly and unceasingly with the one simple rule “SIMPLICITY”. Innovation being the key word here, the Apple strategy for the same is extremely consumer centric, they constantly create new products by assessing the needs of the consumer/consumers and in the process deliver new and cool products that possess high quality, craftsmanship and design. This case study discusses

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    Apple There is no doubt that Apple’s successful name is one of the leading, innovative forces in the computer industry. The multi-billion-dollar corporation, Apple Inc., designs and manufactures some of today’s highest technological gizmos and gadgets. Among their best known products are the Apple and Macintosh computers, iPods, iTunes, iPhones and iPads. Apple is one of the most powerful and influential high tech companies in the world. The success of Apple Inc. stems from the innovation and

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  • Design, Thinking and Innovation at Apple

    1. Executive Summary Apple as one of the most famous and successful corporations and brands in the world can attribute its past success to Steve Jobs and their employees. The whole organisation understands the companies (mainly Steve Jobs) vision and philosophy. In Apple, employees think that they can change the world and bring completely new values to the customers by design and innovation. They not only want to deliver these new values in a simple way, but also want to provide the customers

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  • The Iphone 5s, Proof That Apple Has Given Up on Innovation

    Let us just, arguendo, accept his point about Apple no longer being innovative. Let us also gloss over the obvious typo about Apple handing out the $100 billion cash pile as well, it’s no where near that amount being returned to investors. So, what is it that we actually want a non-innovative but highly profitable company to be doing with the rivers of cash that it is generating? Why, we want it to be handing that money back to shareholders. Who can then reinvest it or spend it as they please

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    Suppliers(o) Apple company mainly focus on their technologies and innovation, which lead to the company reduce attention on the production of internal parts of iphone. So according to statement of Apple company, it builds close relationship with its more than 150 suppliers. It is worth mentioning that the Apple company always requires their suppliers to take responsibilities for the public with the highest standards of public responsibility. For example, some suppliers were employing under-age workers

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    Case Brief #5 Apple As one of the most successful and innovative technic company, Apple engaged in designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and sells a range of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. Due to the fierce competition in the technical industry, Apple is facing challenges from its competitors almost on each product

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  • Innovation

    Introduction When people hear the word innovation they usually think of invention and creativity. While this way of thinking is not incorrect, it is more accurate to look at it from the perspective that innovation is in fact being creative and inventive and taking the outcomes of the creativity process and turning these ideas into useful products or work models. In this essay I will be looking at how innovation is often regarded as the lifeblood of an organisation. 87% of people that were surveyed

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  • Innovation at Apple

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    Apple has had some great success in creating electronics for the average consumer some have changed the business world forever. Apple has been able to change the way people view electronics. Some of the successful products they introduced into peoples everyday lives are the IPad, The Cloud, IMac and the IPod. Apple has also had multiple failures over the years. Some of these failures were, the Power Mac G4 Cube and Apple TV. The IPad has revolutionized the way people control their company.

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    in Cupertino, California, Apple Inc. has experienced many challenges throughout its business history. In 1997 Apple share price was $3.30. In 2012 it share price had risen to $599.55 compared to 2011 at $339.87. On Forbes Global High Performance 2000, Apple is ranked 113 in 2009 and 75 in 2010 compare to Dell and HP which were 187 and 183. Apple is the world's most valuable company, with a current market capitalization of $559 billion. To millions of consumers, the Apple brand embodies quality, prestige

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    requires a firm foundation. Businesses or corporations need to have a strategy in place to help management in the event there is a problem; they have a solution already planned out. They know how to handle any issues that may arise within the company. Apple Corporation, Inc. is a wonderful example of a company that is built on a firm foundation. When a company is up-to-date on their policies, plans, and procedures; that company is one step ahead of their competitors. In business, companies have to be

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    Running head: ETHICS BEHIND APPLE AND FOXCONN RELATIONSHIP 1 Ethics Behind Apple and Foxconn Relationship Maryana Didovych The College of Westchester ETHICS BEHIND APPLE AND FOXCONN RELATIONSHIP 2 Abstract This paper examines Apple, Inc.’s relationship with one of its biggest suppliers, Foxconn Technology Group. Recent growth in suicide incidents at Foxconn factories again caught media’s attention. Whether Apple’s decision to stay in business with Foxconn despite these incidents is

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    Importance of Innovation has been discussed for decades and continues to be the most talked about management issue these days. Today, knowledge in all its forms plays a crucial role in economic processes. Organizations with more knowledge systematically outperform those with less. Within the knowledge-based economy, innovation is seen to play a central role. It was believed that an enterprise can maintain competitive advantage through quality and price. However, the research at the Ernst Young

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    Brand loyalty exists when consumers have a preference for the products of established companies. A company can create brand loyalty through continuous advertising of its brand-name products and company name, patent protection of products, product innovation achieved through company research and development programs, an emphasis on high product quality, and good after-sales service. Significant brand loyalty makes it difficult for new entrants to take market share away from established companies

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    Name: Ahmed Alashwal Case#1: Apple Computer. Course No.: TM583. I- Some of Apples’ Biggest Success and Failures 1- 5 biggest Successes iPhone: Apple released this product in 2007 as all-in-one device. The new look, new browsing features and the advanced OS along with deploying 3G wireless technology made this user-friendly a very successful products. It also has all the features of an iPod. iPod: First launched in 2001 and included a hard drive along with a variable product

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    ANIQ AHMED REG NO: 5653/FMS/MBA/S12 MBA 27(B) APPLE INC. It's not just about the next hit product. Apple is preparing for a future beyond phones, tablets, watches and TVs, in which it's the premium brand for life in a fully digital age. I think, Yes, Apple has managed to develop a culture of innovation and execution within Apple’s DNA that will help to sustain in the long run. The primary objective of Apple is to sell a great product and provide a greater experience for premium price through product

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  • Ipod to Ipad: Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Apple

    Case Study: iPod to IPad: innovation and entrepreneurship at Apple Q1)What are the market segments indentified by Apple and their relevance over the years? Apple identified four key segments within the market: -Business, -Creative Professionals, -Education , -High end cosumers In 2000, 75% of the sales were to the traditional business and professional markets. The first ipod was launched in 2001 later followed by a 10 GB version. In 2003, the ITunes Music Store opened. Access to music and

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    RAFFLES COLLEGE OF DESIGN AND COMMERCE | ASSIGNMENT 2 | Innovation and Entrepreneurship | Bachelor of Commerce[Term: January - March 2014]Apple Inc.Lecturer: Mr. Isaac LeungWorld count: 2092By | Man Nguyen Bao Duy | 2/10/2014 | | Table of Contents Executive Summary: 2 I. Background of the company: 3 II. The enterprise innovation: 4 III. The success characteristics of the entrepreneur: 6 IV. How the entrepreneur leverage on window of opportunity: 7 V. The business

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    theory of innovation management: A case study comparing Canon, Inc. and Apple Computer, Inc. Ikujiro Nonaka Institute of Business Research, Hitotsuhashi University, Kunitachi, Tokyo, Japan Martin Kenney Department of Applied Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA Abstract This paper argues that innovation can be best understood as an information process which is then concretized as a product that meets demand. Two very different firms, Canon Inc. and Apple Computer

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    The multi billion-dollar corporation, Apple Inc., designs and manufactures some of today’s highest technological gizmos and gadgets. Among their best known products are the Apple and Macintosh computers, iPods, iTunes, iPhones and iPads. Apple is one of the most powerful and influential high tech companies in the world. The success of Apple Inc. stems from the innovation and visions of co-founder and entrepreneur, Steve Jobs, the excellence of the stylish, user-friendly products, and the ability

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    packages. Along with the iPod and iTunes which would not have had nearly as much impact if they hadn’t been matched with iTunes and App Exchange. A major key to Apple’s continued success is its ability to keep pushing the envelope in the areas of innovation. Three areas that Apple’s Scott Anthony, managing director, says contribute to their decade of success, “don’t focus on building beautiful products, think in terms of platforms and pipelines, and take a portfolio approach.” Failures: Some of

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    strengths Apple launched iPod music player which is a great innovation and also it surprised the people. Apple iPod not only increase the company sales but also influence the people to get experience of Apple notebook and operating system. Brand create perception of product in the customers mind. Apple has been amongst the well reputed brands in the industry of information technology. It also stood up to its name by introducing new products such as iPod, iPad and laptops in the market to impress

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    Strategy Apple is one of the most profitable companies out there currently and this is because of their culture, creativity and innovations. The last couple of years I feel that Apple hasn’t come out with anything innovative since the launch of the iPhones and iPads. My goal is to suggest a practical Strategic Direction for the company. The goal is to make Apple the leader of the innovative computing and mobile industry that will change and improve the way we do computing now and in the future

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    Apple Inc. in 2012 case study Executive Summary According to the case “Apple Inc. in 2012”, it was clearly illustrate that Apple Inc. is one the largest computer manufacturer in the world. The Apple company has a perfect concept and operating systems of manufacturing new products in which launch to the customers. Also, there are some other companies try to imitate the Apple Inc., but some of them were failed. The main purpose of this report is to seek the problems of the Apple Inc. and give

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  • Innovation

    What is Innovation? Innovation is a social process in which a team present some new idea to the marketplace and used to benefit the different processes and contributes to make people’s life better (Prather 2010). For a long time innovation and creativity was linked to the leadership and opportunities provided by a creative leader and supporting that we have many examples that shows the relationship between innovation and leadership such as Apple’s former CEO Steve jobs who changed the company by

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  • Apple Innovation

    By 2013 Apple had succeeded in becoming a successful company known for its innovation and quality which lead to the brand becoming hugely profitable ‘Apple was the most valuable brand in the world with a total worth of $104.3 billion’ (page 2). However, despite this success in the mature developed world the markets were becoming much more competitive with competition from smart phone rivals such as Samsung. This increase in market saturation was coupled with Apples falling IPhone sales which decreased

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  • Innovation

    Introduction to Innovation Management Prof. Paul Collins UWB Learning Objectives • Understand the Language of Innovation • Distinguish between innovation as artifact and process • Be able to explain the three innovation imperatives • Be versed in how innovation affects firm growth and performance • Articulate why managing innovation matters Prof. Collins UWB 2 I. The Competitive Challenge Techno-economic Revolution •We are in the middle of an estimated 50 year technoeconomic

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    Design thinking and Innovation at Apple A Write-Up Abhiroop Mankin(1311072) Why has Apple been so successful? What do you attribute it to? What are the key reasons for Apple's success? Are Apple product so successful because of the brand status and premium pricing? Many believe that Apple is so successful because of their marketing and brand status. Is it really true or there is something else? Do Apple products really stand out amongst all its competitors? I'm no expert in Apple products nor am

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    2.0 “Organisations must innovate to survive and thrive…?” Innovation is a process of finding novel solutions to important problems (Satell, 2013). Innovation is an important topic because it is one of the major ways to differentiate your product with others competitors. Innovation happens to make the product noticeable in the market. I agree with the statement “Organisations must innovate to survive and thrive”. Any companies who has a lot of competitors need to innovate more to ensure that they

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  • Ipod to Ipad: Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Apple

    Strategic Management Case plus Case Answer – Apple’s Profitable but Risky Strategy Case study Apple’s profitable but risky strategy When Apple’s Chief Executive – Steven Jobs – launched the Apple iPod in 2001 and the iPhone in 2007, he made a significant shift in the company’s strategy from the relatively safe market of innovative, premium-priced computers into the highly competitive markets of consumer electronics. This case explores this profitable but risky strategy. Note that this case explores

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  • Apple Mac Book Invention vs Innovation

    Invention vs. Innovation Invention and innovation are often treated as synonyms in conversation, which is simply not the case. Though they are similar in meaning, there are nuances that are lost if the wrong word is used. defines invention as “a new, useful process, machine, improvement, etc., that did not exist previously and that is recognized as the product of some unique intuition or genius, as distinguished from ordinary mechanical skill or craftsmanship.” Innovation, on the other

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  • Apple

    environment or surroundings outside of the company such as economic component, demographic component, technological component, sociocultural component, political/legal component, and global component (Chapter 2, Management Environment, slide 5). As for Apple, they have their own factors which is P.E.S.T. (Political, Economic, Social, and Technological) factors that affect them to make a decision-making process. These are the explanation about PEST : 1. Political Factor Political factor is a factor

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    k 1. Please summarize the story of Apple   The founders build a company 1976-1984:  Apple Computers was founded by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in a California garage on April 1, 1976. The Apple II started the personal computer boom and the early success of Apple was attributed mainly to marketing and technological innovation. Apple grew quickly, staying ahead of competitors by contributing key products that stimulated the development of software for the computer.  Professional managers fail

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    [->0] What the innovation is: The iPhone 4 is a smartphone developed by the company Apple. It is the fourth model of the iPhone after launching its existing products such as iPhone 3gs which was also a huge success. How it is a innovative: iPhone 4 is an innovative product because it has been innovated a few times in the market after launching its existing products such as iPhone 3gs. It is now the new and improved version of all the other models made in the apple company. This

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    Problem Statement: In the past, Apple has been the leader in innovation and has made a high quality product. The drastic changes in the computer industry have caused Apple to reevaluate their strategy. As a result, Apple is attempting to maintain differentiation through innovation while struggling to be cost competitive. While Apple’s revenue has increased over the past three years, profitability has declined and market share has remained stagnant. External Analysis: Porters Five Force analysis:

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  • Design Thinking and Innovation at Apple

    Isi Kandungan 1) Pengenalan 2) Latar Belakang Usahawan 2.1) Tolenrasi Terhadap Kegagalan 2.2) Menuju Ke Arah Kejayaan 2.3) Imaginasi 2.4) Berorientasikan Peluang 2.5) Komitmen 2.6) Keyakinan 2.7) Bertanggungjawab 2.8) Keupayaan Untuk Mempengaruhi Orang lain 2.9) Passion 2.10)Ketabahan 2.11)Pencari Maklumat 3) Pandangan Usahawan Terhadap Peluang Yang Disediakan Oleh Kerajaan Pada Hari Ini 4) Cadangan Usahawan Untuk Meningkatkan Penglibatan Belia Dalam Keusahawanan

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    Marketing and Promotion: A study of marketing andpromotion successes and failures at Apple Inc. | Content Why I chose to examine Apple Inc.'s marketing and promotions strategies…..P.3 Background………………………………………………………………….……..P.4 Initial Product Marketing & Promotion: Apple I, II and III………………...…P.4 Primary New Product Launch: “Classic Macintosh” and Family……….……..P.5 Further Success in Novel Products, Marketing and Promotions: iPod….……..P.5 Expanding to Mobile Devices: Marketing

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    encounter hundreds of Apple products and this is surely a result of their winning marketing strategy.In the following, I will discuss the 4Ps integration of Apple, its internal company culture, and its external environment. On the other hand, I will present Google’s competing strategy. First, Apple focuses on each part of the 4Ps of their strategy: According to their products,their main focus is innovation that makes their product superior to the competition. Innovation, not only technologically

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    3 Comparison the ability of Tim Cook and Steve Jobs 3 The Ansoff Matrix of Apple 5 Recommendation 6 Conclusion 7 Reference 8 Introduction  This project is based on Apple company as an innovative company change new CEO under Tim Cook, it find out whether new leadership can be achieve competitive marketplace day by day and provide the recommendation for the company. Apple’s Business Level Strategy Apple Inc. is an American multinational corporation, this company is focus on designs

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  • Innovations

    Innovation Entrepreneurship Is the persist of lucrative opportunities by enterprising individuals. Thus organization often try to develop an entrepreneurial culture through a strong organization towards entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship is therefore innately about innovation which is creating a new venture where one didn't exit before. There are a number of reasons why entrepreneurial organization opportunities for innovation. Within the enterprise sector and they include. For competitive advantage

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    Apple Computer Leadership Report 21St Century Leadership Erialle Sutton Argosy University The Apple Company has become a billion dollar company thanks to the innovation of Steven Jobs and his co-founder Steve Wozniak. Steven Jobs was a person of excellence in his career he demanded nothing but the best with his unconventional leadership style and his ability to visualize the future of technology. An unconventional leader focuses on providing the best products and services, more than they do

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    Apple Worldwide Developers Conference to Kick Off June 11 at Moscone West in San Francisco CUPERTINO, California—April 25, 2012—Apple® today announced that it will hold its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) June 11 through June 15 at San Francisco’s Moscone West. At this year’s five-day conference, developers will learn about the future of iOS and OS X®, allowing them to build incredible new apps. WWDC will also feature more than 100 technical sessions presented by Apple engineers as

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  • Apple Innovation, Technology

    Apple Innovation, Technology Gregory Bourque Averett University Management Strategy BSA 444 Mike Jernigan PhD September 20, 2011 Apple Innovation, Technology Since its birth in 1976, Apple has remained a forerunner in innovation and technology with a temptation that enthusiasts can hardly resist. From iMacs to iPads, this 35-year-old company has repeatedly created consumer frenzies with elegant innovative products. As they ramp up the next buzz over the new iPad 3, scheduled to hit the

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