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Google Maps For iOS With New Features Now Available In App Store





The anticipated Google’s standalone Maps for iOS has gone live in the App Store. Now iOS 6 who are not satisfied with Apple’s Maps app can switch back to Google’s free map platform. The new app includes a number of features that were not available in built-in app on iOS 5 and earlier, notably turn-by-turn navigation and transit routing option.


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List Of Intel’s 'Haswell' Desktop Processors Leaked



VR-Zone reports (via Engadget) about what is purported to be a list of Intel’s first "Haswell" desktop processors. The fourteen new chips are expected to launch in the spring of the next year and will build new architecture based on 22 nm process that is used in the Ivy Bridge processors.


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Written by maxim

Thursday, December 13th, 2012. 1:46

Apple testing different television samples



In the recent days the flurry of Apple television rumors does not subside. Apple's CEO Tim Cook gave brief comments in the interview at Rock Center last week, The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple is really testing samples of future television production. A bit is added to the existing rumor, but there seems to be that a work is in progress and the subject remains topical.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012. 23:27

The first 27-inch iMac orders are executed at the moment



This week, the first orders of Apple's 27-inch iMac models have already started arriving to the customers. Several readers have reported today they received orders sbefore the estimated delivery date scheduled for 13th December.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012. 23:07

Apple may sell 13 million TV sets



Last week, Tim Cook revealed that the television was an area of intense "interest" for Apple. Today, analyst Katy Huberty from Morgan Stanley shared the results of the survey.

"11% of respondents said they would be "extremely interested" in buying an Apple-branded TV set, which translates into 13 million units in the U.S. alone. 36% said they would be "somewhat interested," which could translate into another 43 million units.


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Wednesday, December 12th, 2012. 22:59

Apple Could Acquire TomTom To Speed Up Improvements To Maps App



According to a report from Rabobank analyst Hans Slob, one of Apple’s key partners providing map data in the new Map app TomTom could be acquired by Apple. Today Bloomberg noted that Slob said there is 30% chance that Apple seeks to purchase TomTom in order to make quicker improvements to its new Maps app.


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Written by maxim

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012. 19:54

Microsoft And Apple Disagree Over SkyDrive In-App Subscription Revenues



The Next Web reports that Apple has not allowed Microsoft to update its SkyDrive iOS app as Microsoft wants to add the ability for users to buy additional storage bypassing Apple in-app subscription service that provides the company with 30% share of revenue. TNW noted:


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Tuesday, December 11th, 2012. 22:18

Adobe has released updates for Creative cloud with Photoshop features



Following the announcement that Photoshop CS6 and Illustrator CS6 provide support of the Retina display, Adobe announced the additional upgrades to Creative Cloud subscription service. The updates are currently available exclusively for the subscribers of Creative Cloud.


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Apple has released an update for the Mac mini to eliminate flicker on external HDMI monitors



Apple has released an update for the Mac mini, which was released this fall, in order to eliminate flicker on external monitors connected via HDMI.

About Mac mini EFI Firmware Update 1.7:


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012. 21:16

Observations show that the Mac Pro is the first product with "made in the USA" label



In an interview with Brian Williams Tim Cook revealed that Apple is planning to bring back some of the Mac products in the United States. Cook has not identified which of the Mac lines would be part of the $ 100 million investment, but, judging by observations, it will be probably the Mac Pro.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012. 21:03

On Saturday, Apple will offer new retail stores in China, Australia, New Jersey stores have been renovated



Next Saturday it will be the big day for Apple retail stores. The company plans to open four new stores around the world. In addition, aheard of the holiday season, two New Jersey stores were renovated.

A total of four new Apple stores will be opened on Christmas Eve, according to toifoAppleStore.com: MixC shop in Chengdu, China, will be opened at 8 a.m.; the Fountain Gate store in Australia will open its doors at noon; Causeway Bay store in Hong Kong will be opened at 9 am; and Emporia in Sweden - at 10 a.m.


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Tuesday, December 11th, 2012. 20:31

Adobe Adds Retina Display Support To Illustrator And Photoshop CS6



Today Adobe released updates to Illustrator CS6 and Photoshop CS6 adding support for Retina displays. Now customers can see more detail in text and images in the user interface of these programs when working on computers with high-resolution displays such as a new MacBook Pro. Currently, the HiDPI feature in the Illustrator is available only on Mac OS, but in the future it is expected to be available on other operating systems.


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Tuesday, December 11th, 2012. 13:35

The update of Apple TV with Bluetooth keyboard support is expected



Last year, it was revealed that Apple has been working on a proposal for a Bluetooth keyboard that compartible with the 2nd generation Apple TV.

"The ability to pair a Bluetooth keyboard with the Apple TV would obviously make for significantly easier text entry, simplifying such tasks as initial setup with iTunes Store accounts and Wi-Fi network passwords as well as day-to-day content searching."


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Monday, December 10th, 2012. 21:07

Bose Lightning-compatible SoundDock III is available this month for $250.



After the advertisementsof that JBL and Philips releases new Lightning-compatible music station for Apple's devices, Bose began advertising the company's digital music system SoundDock lll, designed for devices equipped with Lightning jack. Shipping of $ 249.95 value SoundDock III is within 7-10 business days, increasing the delivery time for those customers who preordered a device during the weekend.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Sunday, December 9th, 2012. 22:55

Apple pushes back delivering of 27-Inch iMac to January.



Delivery time of the new 27-inch iMac by Apple has been changed. Initial availability of devices has been deferred to January 2013. Earlier delivery of orders are to be executed in 3-4 weeks time.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Saturday, December 8th, 2012. 19:21