You may one day be able to purchase that iTunes movie, or TV season, you’ve perhaps had your eye on for a while, even if you happen to have no internet connection in the location you currently find yourself in.
Just another interesting tidbit regarding the USPTO’s 180-reversed decision on Apple’s previously blocked “iPad mini” trademark. According to 9to5Mac, although the trademark will indeed be granted to the Cupertino company for use in its marketing relating to the smaller tablet, it will reportedly only be granted under the condition that Apple must add a small block of small print wherever the mark is used.
Uh-Oh. According to Forbes, The U.S Patent and Trademark Office has officially denied Apple’s trademark application covering the ‘iPad mini’. In a letter issued to the Cupertino CA company, recently, the U.S trademark governing body stated that it is rejecting U.S Trademark Application No. 85780375, on the grounds that the original trademark applied for “merely describes a feature or characteristic of [the] applicant’s goods,” further clarifying that the mark is “merely descriptive” in its nature.
According to Shanghai Daily, Apple may soon face a lawsuit in China over the marketing of its personal assistant – Siri – in the immediate region. The company reportedly suing Apple is the firm behind the, (probably familiar to some), ‘Xiaoi Bot.’
Apple has tonight released a new SMC update for its Retina MacBook Pro customers. Recommended for all users of the device, the company notes that the update “resolves a rare issue where users may experience slow frame rates when playing graphics-intensive games on the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display.”