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One-third of New Games on the App Store Are Flappy Bird Clones





Although Flappy Bird was removed from the App Store nearly three weeks ago, it still inspires many developers. You see, according to the latest estimates, nearly one-third of apps submitted for approval are Flappy Bird clones.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Friday, February 28th, 2014. 21:10

OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 Security Update Breaks AirPlay Functionality



Following the release of OS X Mavericks 10.9.2, a security update that contains a fix for the SSL vulnerability, some users have begun to complain that the most-recent OS X version breaks the AirPlay functionality.


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Friday, February 28th, 2014. 19:25

Apple Reveals How Touch ID and Secure Enclave Work



The company from Cupertino revealed how its Touch ID fingerprint sensor and the so-called "Secure Enclave" work. Both systems (which work as a one whole) were first introduced with the iPhone 5s release and both ensure the security of the information stored in your device’s memory.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Friday, February 28th, 2014. 19:13

Apple is the world's most admired company



Apple is again number one in Fortune's list of the World's Most Admired Companies in 2014. Apple has been rated best for the seventh time now.


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Written by Lizzen

Friday, February 28th, 2014. 2:44

Apple Releases Firmware Update for Late 2013 Mac Pro



The company from Cupertino has released an update for late 2013 Mac Pro. It allows users to enter the Power Nap mode without running a fan in order to save energy.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Thursday, February 27th, 2014. 21:25

David Fincher to Direct New Steve Jobs Movie - Rumor



According to the latest rumors, David Fincher - the Social Network director - may direct Sony’s new Steve Jobs movie. The film is expected to be based on Walter Isaacson biography. Aaron Sorkin, who previously wrote the Social Network, is currently working on a screenplay for the new Jobs biopic.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Thursday, February 27th, 2014. 21:03

iOS 7.0.6 Adoption Rate Reaches 13.3% in Just 48 Hours After Release



According to the latest report from Chitika Insights, Apple’s iOS 7.0.6 managed to reach 13.3% of adoption in the United States and Canada only 48 hours after the release. The reason for so many users to upgrade was an important security improvement. As you probably know, the guys from Cupertino fixed the vulnerability that allowed hackers to attack the secure SSL connection without any warning for the device user.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Thursday, February 27th, 2014. 19:45

Apple Releases iTunes 11.1.5 with Minor Improvements



Apple has released iTunes 11.1.5. The new version contains a fix for the problem that caused the application to close each time the user connects the device, apart from that, it improves the system compatibility with iBooks for Mac on OS X Mavericks.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Thursday, February 27th, 2014. 19:35

iPhone 6 is rumored to be released in July



Mizuho Securities analyst Abhey Lamba believes that the iPhone 6 will be released sooner than expected.

According to the analyst, checks in Asia and Japan show that the iPhone may be released in July, although these are only speculations as it is still long before summer. The only sign of release is the vendors being ready for a production ramp up earlier than prior years.


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Written by Lizzen

Thursday, February 27th, 2014. 2:38

House of Representatives Passes Bill that Makes Phone Unlocking Legal



The United States House of Representatives has recently passed a bill that makes phone unlocking completely legal on the whole territory of the USA. However, it’s too early to celebrate - the document is yet to be approved by the Senate. And this is very unlikely to happen, reliable sources say. Apart from that, the unlocking is likely to remain illegal for those who plan to resell the unlocked devices.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Thursday, February 27th, 2014. 0:40

iPad Air Wins Best Mobile Tablet Award at Mobile World Congress



Apple’s iPad Air won the Best Mobile Tablet award at Mobile World Congress yesterday, even though the company from Cupertino did not participate in the annual exhibition devoted to all kinds of new gadgets organized and held by GSM Association in Barcelona. I must admit that the tablet deserves the award.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014. 22:04

Apple Updates OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 with Fix for SSL Vulnerability and Other Improvements



Apple has officially released an update for OS X Mavericks 10.9.2. The new version contains a number of improvements, but the most important one is, without a doubt, a fix for SSL vulnerability. Apart from that, the latest OS X version can boast of the ability to block FaceTime and iMessage users, FaceTime Audio and more.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014. 21:52

GT Advanced to supply sapphire to Apple



GT Advanced has published its quarterly earnings report and updated the information concerning its deal to produce sapphire material for Apple.


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Written by Lizzen

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014. 3:21

Designer Creates Steve Jobs Statue for Apple's New Headquarters



A well-known sculptor named Dragan Radenovic has created a scaled down model of Steve Jobs statue, which is expected to be installed somewhere in Apple’s new campus, Netokracija reports. The artwork is rather simple and at the same time reveals the essence of former Apple CEO personality. You may take a look at the would-be sculpture below.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014. 22:43

iOS Vulnerability Allows Malicious Apps to Monitor User Touch Inputs



A new iOS bug has been recently found that allows malicious apps to monitor and log user’s touch inputs and button pressings. Such apps are capable of running in background and sending sensitive data to remote servers. That is why you should carefully choose, which apps to install and which not.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014. 22:21