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Apple returns to EPEAT after customer call to action

Apple returns to EPEAT after customer call to action

After approximately one week of being off the listing of environmentally friendly products entirely, Apple has decided to return to EPEAT after "many loyal Apple customers" expressed concern. Apple's hardware engineering chief Bob Mansfield has posted a letter that expresses Apple's change of heart and reassures the public that Apple never lapsed for a moment on their green initiatives and environmentally sound hardware manufacturing. The letter also lets it be known that their relationship with EPEAT has "become stronger as a result of this experience" and that they'll continue their work with ENERGY STAR as well as IEEE 1680.1, the standard on which EPEAT is based.

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Apple Q2 Earnings Q and A reveals China, Anobit, Japan

Apple Q2 Earnings Q and A reveals China, Anobit, Japan

This week Apple is reporting their financial Q2 earnings with monumental numbers across the board including a $11.6 billion dollar profit and 35.1 million iPhones sold. These numbers were analyzed soon after the earnings call was complete with a Question and Answer session headed by Apple and lead investors. Questions mostly rang in about the future of Apple and their financial greatness, but also hit upon products and services.

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Verizon 4G LTE coverage to expand again on September 15

Verizon 4G LTE coverage to expand again on September 15

Verizon has been rapidly expanding its 4G LTE network coverage with the next major roll-out scheduled for September 15, less than a month after its August 18 expansion. The carrier plans to cover its entire 3G network with 4G by 2013 with at least 175 markets by year-end. This next batch of markets cover mostly the northern and midwestern US regions.

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Intel Thunderbolt partners detailed: LaCie, Promise, Western Digital, more

Intel Thunderbolt partners detailed: LaCie, Promise, Western Digital, more

While Apple may be the first to debut Thunderbolt, the technology is all Intel's, and the company is not being quiet about which partners have jumped on board with the 10Gbps connection. Aja, Apogee, Avid, Blackmagic, LaCie, Promise and Western Digital are all among the roster of firms committed to pushing out Thunderbolt-equipped devices, which will include displays, storage devices, audio/video devices, cameras, docking stations and more.

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iPhone 4 “antenna guy” Mark Papermaster leaves Apple

iPhone 4 “antenna guy” Mark Papermaster leaves Apple

The iPhone 4 antenna saga looks to have claimed a high-profile victim, as Mark Papermaster - the executive responsible for the Apple smartphone's hardware - has left the company.  According to the NY Times, Papermaster's role will be immediately assumed by Bob Mansfield, SVP of Mac hardware engineering.  There's no official word on whether Papermaster left Apple of his own accord or was fired from his position.

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Inside Apple’s Antenna Design and Test Labs

Inside Apple’s Antenna Design and Test Labs

Hardly had our liveblog finished when Apple sprung the second half of their iPhone 4 antenna event, the "show" companion to Steve Jobs' presentation "tell". SlashGear was among eleven journalists and analysts - both print and online - to be taken around the company's wireless lab, formerly one of the best kept secrets on the Cupertino campus, and now a multi-million test facility featuring custom hardware, fake brains and kit that wouldn't look out of place in a sci-fi film. Read on for full details of our tour.

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AT&T UMTS Femtocell national launch by end of 2009

AT&T UMTS Femtocell national launch by end of 2009

AT&T's femtocell system should launch nationally by the end of the year, according to one of the carrier's senior executives.  Gordon Mansfield, AT&T's executive director for radio access network delivery, has revealed that the UMTS femtocell - which has been in trials with around 200 users for the past few months - will initially take on more test customers before the complete roll-out.

‘Be patient’ for new Mac mini, Apple tells customer

‘Be patient’ for new Mac mini, Apple tells customer

A member of Apple's executive care division has reached out to reassure a customer that the company is aware that the Mac mini is "a popular machine" and advising him "to be patient" in waiting for its replacement.  The phonecall came after the unnamed customer emailed Mac hardware engineering chief Bob Mansfield, having become concerned about the mini's future from reading online rumors.

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