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Apple’s sapphire star GTAT files for bankruptcy

October 6, 2014 |

GT Advanced Technologies Inc., announced today that it had commenced voluntary cases under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Hampshire. GT expects the court will authorize the company to … Read More

Tim Cook unveils iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch

September 9, 2014 |

Today Apple unveiled three new products packed full of innovation and new technology. The event, held in Cupertino, CA, saw crowds of tech enthusiasts eager to catch a glimpse of the elusive devices. Up until today, rumor after rumor whirled … Read More

Google’s Android Auto OS talks to your car and Android TV to rival Apple, Amazon & Roku

June 25, 2014 |

Google held their annual Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco today in which they unveiled a plethora of updates to its Android mobile operating system (OS) and the announcement of Android Auto and Android TV.

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Apple’s WWDC shows off Mac OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

June 2, 2014 |

Well, Apple did it again. Known around the world for its decades of innovation, Apple Inc. held their annual Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) today and announced several new advancements across the board. Mac OS X Yosemite, Apple’s newly updated operating … Read More

Swimmers find their jam with the Underwater Audio Apple iPod

May 2, 2014 |

As a swimmer, I wasn’t keen on working out with my smartphone in a waterproof armband case and other water workout units seemed bulky. Then came Underwater Audio, the company that created the waterproof forth-generation Apple iPod Shuffle-and my underwater … Read More

Mesa’s new Apple facility receives Economic Gold Award

February 26, 2014 | 1

Business Facilities, a national bi-monthly magazine, announced today their winners of the Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards for 2013. The awards go to the companies that showcased the best deal that impacts the local and state economy in … Read More

Will 100M Sapphire-crystal Apple screens be manufactured in Arizona?

February 17, 2014 |

If the rumors are true, GT Advanced Technologies, based in Mesa, Arizona, acquired enough sapphire crystal furnaces to produce over 100 million iPhone screens in a single year.

Apple and GT Advanced Technologies partnered last year with many speculating that … Read More

The 30 year timeline of Apple Macintosh

January 27, 2014 |

The Macintosh computer turns 30 today and what an incredible ride it has been.

Apple created the Macintosh computer in 1984 with the intention of putting the creative power of technology into everyone’s hands. The original Macintosh was a fresh … Read More

Sapphire of my eye, Apple expands manufacturing to Mesa with GT Advanced Technologies in $578M deal

November 4, 2013 |

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and the Arizona Commerce Authority announced today that Apple Inc. will open a manufacturing facility in the former First Solar facility to produce the sapphire materials in partnership with GT Advanced Technologies Inc. for Apples’ electronics.

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Apple launches iPad Air, new iPad Mini, OS X Mavericks, new MacBook Pro & Mac Pro

October 22, 2013 |

Today Apple launched the iPad Air, new iPad Mini, OS X Mavericks, new MacBook Pro  and Mac Pro at their “We still have a lot to cover” event. Here are the highlights from the event and the new features of … Read More