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September 18th, 2013apple, ios, Reviews 0 Comments

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California — The changes to Apple’s iOS software became apparent as I drove to the headquarters of the company’s rival, Google. As I navigated using Apple’s mapping app, I noticed one of my favorite attributes was missing: the directions for each next turn presented in green boxes that resemble highway signs. Many of […]

September 11th, 2013apple, ios, Reviews 0 Comments

CUPERTINO, California — One of the best things about Apple’s latest iPhones is the slick new iOS 7 software that runs the devices. But that souped-up operating system could end up hurting sales because the free software upgrade will also work on iPhones released since 2010, giving owners of the older models less incentive to …

Here are the Top 10 apps from Apple App Store, Google Play Store and Blackberry World for the week ending September 7 Apple App Store iPhone: Paid: PicPlayPost (Flambe Studios LLC) App Icons (Tap Nation) Miss World 2013 (Miss World Limited) AfterLight …

September 7th, 2013apple, mavericks, News, osx 0 Comments

ALTHOUGH OSX Mavericks is in its seventh developer preview, sources with the knowledge of the launch plans said that the new Mac OS will not be launched in September, but next. In a report from AllthingsD, Mavericks will arrive to the market in late Oc…

A better title for this film might have been “The History of Apple Computers.” “Jobs” aims to be the first biopic about tech giant Steve Jobs (Sony’s Aaron Sorkin project is next), but instead of offering insight into the man, it’s a chronology of Apple and the advent of personal computers. Ashton Kutcher plays Jobs …

BEIJING — A labor rights group Monday accused a Chinese company that makes iPhones for Apple Inc. of abuses including withholding employees’ pay and excessive working hours. China Labor Watch said it found violations of the law and of Apple’s pledges about working conditions at factories operated by Pegatron Corp., a Taiwanese company. Conditions in …

Here are the Top 10 apps from Apple App Store and Google Play Store for the week ending July 21 Apple App Store iPhone: Paid: Where’s My Mickey? (Disney) Contra: Evolution (PunchBox Studios) Minecraft — Pocket Edition (Mojang) Heads Up! (Warner Bros.) AfterLight (Simon Filip) Smart Alarm Clock: sleep cycles & noise recording (Plus Sports) …

July 11th, 2013apple, ebook, News 0 Comments

NEW YORK — Apple Inc. milked the popularity of its iTunes store to form an illegal cartel with publishers to raise electronic book prices, a federal judge decided in a case swayed by the words of the late Steve Jobs. Wednesday’s ruling by U.S. District Judge Denise Cote in Manhattan sided with government regulators’ contention …

July 11th, 2013apple, computers, News 0 Comments

NEW YORK — An original Apple computer from 1976 has sold at auction for nearly $388,000. Known as the Apple 1, it was one of the first Apple computers ever built. It sold Monday for $387,750 at a Christie’s online-only auction. Bolaffi, an Italian collections company, says in a statement that it bought the computer. …

NEW YORK — Apple says it has hired Paul Deneve, the CEO of high-end fashion brand Yves Saint Laurent, to work on special projects reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Cupertino, California-based Apple Inc. did not give more details on what Deneve will be doing. The hire comes as Apple faces increased competition from rivals like …

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