Apple’s iPhone 5 event reportedly to be an intimate affair

Apple’s October iPhone 5 media event will reportedly be an intimate affair held at Apple’s Cupertino, Calif. headquarters in just over a week. Typically, Apple does its big product unveils at larger venues, but this time around it’s apparently aiming closer to home.

The iPad 2 Launch Day in Pictures and Video

The iPad 2 launch day is upon us, and as predicted, there are lines at Apple Store locations across the country. We’ve got staff at a few different locations who’ll be keeping us updated with pics and video, which we’ll post here for you to see.

iPad 2 Launch Details: How, When and Where to Buy

Apple has just issued a press release confirming details of the Pad 2 launch for tomorrow. The tablet will be available at all 236 Apple Retail stores in the U.S. at 5:00 PM local time, and Apple’s online store will begin sales at 1:00 AM PT.

Mac App Store Launches, Featuring Over 1,000 Apps

The Mac App Store officially launched today as promised, at around 5:30 a.m. PST. Users can gain access to the new OS X software distribution platform by downloading and installing the Mac OS X 10.6.6 update, available either through Software Update or direct from Apple’s website.

Mac App Store Opening Jan. 6

Apple today announced that the Mac App Store will officially launch on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011. The Mac App Store, like its iOS equivalent, will be used to sell and distribute applications, only for Mac OS X instead of for Apple’s portables.

Report: iPad 2 to Ship in February, Launch in April

A new DigiTimes report says Apple told Foxconn to begin building a healthy launch day stockpile of the iPad 2 over the course of the next 100 days, with the explicit goal of being ready to ship by February 2011 for an April launch.

iPad to Launch in 9 More Countries

Apple has announced that on July 23 the iPad will be available in nine more countries. On Friday, it will be on available in Austria, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand and Singapore. If you can find one, that is.

iPad Wi-Fi + 3G Available Today in the U.S.

If you were patient enough to hold out on the wave of iPad releases, and if you specifically wanted to grab a 3G-capable model, then today is probably already clearly marked on your calendar.

iPad Launch: The Official Apple Numbers

Before Steve Jobs moved into the details of iPhone OS 4.0 today, he paused to share some of the positive news about the iPad release from last weekend. Apple sold quite a few iPads on launch day and customers have responded to the device by downloading lots of apps and e-books.