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Weekend Watching: rediscovered VHS tapes of Woz speaking at 1984 Apple Pi club

Weekend Watching: rediscovered VHS tapes of Woz speaking at 1984 Apple Pi club

Today several bits of a couple of speeches made by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and another Macintosh legend have surfaced via a friendly holder of several VHS recordings of a 1984 meeting of the Apple Pi computer club. These tapes recorded Woz and Apple Employee #6 Randy Wigginton speaking at the Denver Apple Pi computer club back on October 4th 1984, and are being digitized and cleaned for your enjoyment this weekend. Don't miss the "Pledge of Apple Allegiance", whatever you do.

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Apple Store design and layout granted official US trademark

Apple Store design and layout granted official US trademark

If you were planning on opening a store selling your brand new computer brand with a setup that's not unlike the Apple Store, you'll probably want to re-think your strategy starting this week. Apple has officially been granted a trademark protecting their retail store design and layout by the US Patent & Trademark Office this week. The original trademark request application was made all the way back in May of 2010, so whatever you remember about the store design back then that's survived until now you'll want to avoid when knocking out your own store in the future.

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Do Apple Fans Love Tim Cook?

Do Apple Fans Love Tim Cook?

Almost as soon as Steve Jobs became a household name decades ago, Apple fans loved him. They viewed Jobs as their fearless leader; someone that, in good times and bad, would find a way to help the company and best all others.

Over the years, numerous books and articles have been written on the late Jobs’ God-like status among his legion of followers. Apple fans have historically rejoiced at the very mention of his name, and whenever he took the stage to show off a new product, those folks viewed it favorably simply because their leader said it was the best product around.

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Chief system architect leaves Samsung for Apple

Chief system architect leaves Samsung for Apple

Samsung and Apple have a strange sort of symbiotic relationship. On one hand, Apple uses Samsung for a large number of the components it needs for its devices, and Samsung receives considerable business from Apple. Despite this, the two companies have also been caught up in a series of patent wars, with lawsuits being slung back and forth. Recently, Apple began shifting its orders around to multiple suppliers, reducing its dependence on Samsung, although it states that this was due to risk management.

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Samsung gearing up to blast Apple in new commercial

Samsung gearing up to blast Apple in new commercial

With Samsung's courtroom loss to Apple still undoubtedly fresh in the mind of its executives, the company is gearing up to take a few hits at the iPhone maker in a brand new commercial. The Verge reports that production on a new Samsung commercial has gotten underway, and like some Samsung commercials in the past, the aim is to show iPhone enthusiasts what they're missing out on. In other words, we can probably expect this ad to ruffle some feathers.

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NPD: Apple tech service key to repeat customers

NPD: Apple tech service key to repeat customers

Analyzing the way Apple customers work with their products and their store or choice this week was the NDP Group, this study revealing that 60 percent of Apple customers surveyed were more likely to come again after positive tech service. This study comes right alongside (incidentally) a supposedly "leaked" document for Apple Genius training earlier this morning that make it clear that Apple's Genius Bar is trained to make the customer happy - and of course to fix their devices, too. The NPD Group's "Tech Service Study" took on a collection of Apple product owners and found that the tech service piece of the Apple puzzle had a massive effect on their overall perception of the company.

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Apple Stores tout 300 million visitors in less than a year

Apple Stores tout 300 million visitors in less than a year

With Apple this week becoming the most valuable public company in the history of the world, word that their own Apple Store outlets are doing fantastic as well seemed inevitable. As Jim Dalrymple of The Loop reports he's spoken with Apple about, their stores have had almost 300 million visitors worldwide inside their fiscal 2012 year. That year begins in October 2011 and, of course, isn't quite ofter yet.

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Apple: recent staffing cutbacks were ‘a mistake’

Apple: recent staffing cutbacks were ‘a mistake’

Apple has announced that it will be reversing some staffing cutbacks the company recently made at some of its stores, Bloomberg Businessweek reports. We first caught wind of these cutbacks a couple of days ago, as it was reported that Apple had laid off a number of workers at some of its retail stores in the UK. Apparently, the decision to let some workers go and cut the hours of others was "a mistake" and Apple will now work to remedy the situation.

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