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12/12/2011
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Apple's Year In Review, 2011

Despite Apple's many marketing, business, and technology achievements this year, 2011 will be remembered as the year that Steve Jobs died. Consider these 11 other highs and lows For Apple in 2011.
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Apple's exclusive partnership with AT&T finally ended in January when Apple announced that its iPhone 4 would be available through Verizon. Apple's effort to broaden the iPhone market beyond a single carrier, however, may have come too late: Google's Android operating system has been spreading like a wildfire.

January also saw the launch of the Mac App Store, Apple's effort to remake its Mac OS ecosystem in the image of iOS and collect a 30% cut of Mac app revenue in the process.

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