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President Barack Obama is Not Allowed to Use Apple’s iPhone?





Do you know that President Barack Obama is not allowed to use Apple’s iPhone? According to what he has recently told journalists, the reason for this is that the gadget is not safe enough. The only device that fits the safety requirements of the Secret Service is an unknown handset manufactured by BlackBerry in 2007, AppleInsider reports.


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Friday, December 6th, 2013. 1:53

Apple Filed Patent for "Smart dock" on Thursday



Apple on Thursday filed a patent for a "Smart dock for activating a voice recognition mode of a portable electronic device". Such a system will allow users to activate Siri and get access to voice recognition functions of the the compatible device once it is connected.


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Friday, December 6th, 2013. 1:41

HondaLink Apps and Display Audio Interface to Boost iOS Car Integration



Honda has recently updated its HondaLink apps for iOS, namely Connect App, Navigation App, Aha App and Launcher App. The reason for such update is the new Honda Civic launch. This car, by the way, is one of the first ever that features deep integration with Apple’s iPhone 5, 5s, and 5c. Apart from that, it can boast of a brand new Display Audio interface, which resembles that of modern smartphones.


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Wednesday, December 4th, 2013. 21:11

‘iPad Maxi’ to be Launched in April?



You’ve probably already heard about the so-called ‘iPad Maxi’ - Apple’s alleged 12.9-inch tablet that is expected to be released next year. According to several Asian sources, Foxconn has recently come up with 5 different prototypes of this gadget. Moreover, these iPads are being tested now.


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Wednesday, December 4th, 2013. 21:01

Apple Releases Another OS X 10.9.1 Mavericks Beta to Developers



Apple on Tuesday released another OS X 10.9.1 Mavericks beta to developers. The version dubbed as build 13B40 contains numerous improvements and bug fixes connected mostly with Mail app. According to what the company from Cupertino says,


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Wednesday, December 4th, 2013. 20:50

Experts Raised Target Price for AAPL



According to Fortune’s latest report, the experts from Deutsche Bank and Global Equities Research have raised the target price for AAPL. They say such predictions appeared after the analysts took a look at company’s Black Friday sales results.


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Wednesday, December 4th, 2013. 3:07

Apple Purchased Another Small Firm Called Topsy Labs Inc.



According to The Wall Street Journal, Apple has recently purchased another small firm called Topsy Labs Inc. This is a company that creates software to search and analyse data from social media like Twitter and Google+. As to the sum of acquisition, it is $225 million or even more, Dan Primack of Fortune reports.


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Wednesday, December 4th, 2013. 2:51

Company from Cupertino Was Granted Another Patent



The company from Cupertino was granted a patent No. 8,600,120 for "Personal computing device control using face detection and recognition" on Tuesday. In other words, it’s a technology that allows your iPhone or iPad to recognize you among other people. Such a system can possibly take mobile security to the next level.


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Wednesday, December 4th, 2013. 2:16

A Thief Snuck into Apple’s New “Spaceship” Campus Construction Site



A thief, who snuck into Apple’s new “spaceship” campus construction site and tried to steal copper pipes and wiring, was arrested on Saturday. This happened after security staff discovered that the gate to the would-be campus had been broken and left opened and called the police.


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Wednesday, December 4th, 2013. 2:06

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Kindle Fire HDX Ad Mocking iPad Air and Jony Ive



It’s something like a new trend: companies that create tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices release ads, where their gadgets are compared with Apple’s iPads, iPhones etc. Well, that’s not a crime, but what is the reason for mocking iPad Air and Jony Ive?

As you might have guessed, somebody has filmed another short clip to make fun of Apple. But this time it’s not Microsoft, it’s Amazon.


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Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013. 2:21

Apple Starts Offering 0% Financing for Purchases Above €400



Good news for all those who live in Europe and think about getting an iPhone or iPad for a discounted price - from now on and up till January 10th one can buy any Apple’s device via company’s online store and save a few bucks for the holidays. How is it possible? Well, Apple has just started offering 0% financing for purchases above €400.


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Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013. 2:10

50% of People Buying iPhone 5c’s are Those Who Previously Owned Android Device



About 50% of people buying iPhone 5c’s are those who previously owned an Android device, Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reports. Apart from that, the research group has published some other facts and figures connected with plastic iPhone sales. Take a look at them below.


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Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013. 2:01

Apple Changed Logo to Highlight World AIDS Day



Apple is changing the color of its brand logo outside the retail stores in the UK from white to red in order to show support for World AIDS Day. Moreover, the company from Cupertino has changed the design of its official website to highlight World AIDS Day. Every user that visits Apple’s UK homepage can now see a link to Product(RED) website.


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Monday, December 2nd, 2013. 3:48

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Brazilian Users Demanding to Change Currency on iTunes Store



Brazilian users sent Apple official letter demanding to change the currency on iTunes store. This is quite obvious - why should they pay for the content they purchase in dollars, not in reals?


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Monday, December 2nd, 2013. 3:37

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Steve Jobs Was Against Idea of Creating White Gadgets



Leander Kahney, the author of the book called 'Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple's Greatest Products', claims that Steve Jobs at first was against the idea of creating white gadgets. Nevertheless, Apple executives thought white products will be a success, so in 2001 the company from Cupertino started producing some of the devices in white.


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Monday, December 2nd, 2013. 2:20