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Apple's Developer Center is Fully Functional Again





Apple’s developer center is finally fully functional after being down for about three weeks. According to the latest announcement, all the services are back online, so the users can start working this very moment.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Saturday, August 10th, 2013. 19:04

Apple's Looking for a New iCloud Anti-Spam System Engineer



Apple is looking for an iCloud software engineer, who would be responsible for the mail anti-abuse system development. According to the latest job listing, a candidate would work on the iCloud team. As to the requirements, the company from Cupertino says it’s looking for a person with a practical knowledge and experience in mail anti-spam systems building. Well, you’d better read everything yourself:


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Written by NickTarasenko

Friday, August 9th, 2013. 20:01

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Google Play Books for iOS Updated with New Features



Google Play Books for iOS was updated yesterday to a version 1.6.0. Now one can highlight the text and take notes from the scanned files as well as rent books and read them in a sepia mode.


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Friday, August 9th, 2013. 19:46

Google Maps for iOS and Android and a New 'Relevant Ads' Feature



Google Maps app for iOS and Android are now showing 'relevant ads'. Starting this day, each time you search for a particular place e.g. cafe or restaurant on top of the list you’ll the businesses that pay Google to be promoted.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Friday, August 9th, 2013. 19:31

New iPad 5 Front Panel Photos



A new listing at Macfixit Australia shows us a black iPad 5 front panel. It is believed to be a genuine Apple detail as it is marked by the number 821-1892-02 - and this is the format the company from Cupertino uses for its components. Look at the photos below to see what I’m talking about.


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Friday, August 9th, 2013. 14:10

Publishers object to Apple's e-book case punishment



Five publishers are against the decision of the Department of Justice concerning the punishment for Apple after the  rumored anti-trust iBookstore case.

According to court decision ,Apple was proved to be guilty of fixing e-book prices and therefore forcing the customer to pay higher prices. Apple claims the accusations to be faulty and now the company is planing to appeal the decision.

In a court filing Wednesday afternoon, the publishers said that the U.S. Department of Justice’s demands on Apple would eliminate the use of the “agency model” for the sale and distribution of e-books for a period of five years, by prohibiting Apple from entering such agreements.


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Written by Lizzen

Friday, August 9th, 2013. 0:48

Apple is preparing Samsung device sales ban



Apple is again raising the issue of patent wars with Samsung. Cupertino company is planning to ask a U.S. appeals court to ban certain Samsung devices that were found in violation of Apple patents. It is not long since Obama vetoes the ban placed on Apple products for a similar reason.

The company will ask a U.S. appeals court tomorrow to block sales of Samsung models a California jury found violated patents for the iPhone’s look and features. Later, a U.S. trade agency is expected to say if it will halt some Samsung imports based on other Apple patent-infringement claims.


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Written by Lizzen

Friday, August 9th, 2013. 0:30

Apple to open a new R&D center in Taiwan



It is believed that Apple is in the process of recruiting members to construct a new research and development center in Taiwan. The center will specialize on production of next generation iPhone devices.

Sources close to Apple's internal communications claim that the team will be responsible for creating new products. It will be accounted to Apple's headquarters in California. The center will open soon after  September, when the hiring begins.

Apple is currently recruiting the following positions in Taiwan: Hardware Development Engineers (areas of expertise: audio, camera, sensors, power, analog, touch, RF, antenna, battery), Panel Process & Optics Engineers, Product Development Engineers, Product Development Engineer, Mechanical Engineers – Product Displays, Materials Technical Program Managers, Test Engineers, Software QA, Reliability Engineers, Product Safety Engineer – PD, Firmware Engineers, Engineering Program Managers.


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Written by Lizzen

Friday, August 9th, 2013. 0:05

Another iPad vs Microsoft Surface Ad



Another Microsoft ad comparing iPad with a Surface RT tablet was released yesterday on the company’s official YouTube channel.

This time we can see a Windows RT tablet and an iPad 4. Microsoft ad-makers claim that their device is surely better than the Apple gadget. Well, as usual, they show how the multitasking works, how to connect a USB flash drive to the Windows RT tablet and how the prices for both devices differ. Boring...


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Written by NickTarasenko

Thursday, August 8th, 2013. 19:15

Users Prefer iOS 7 Interface to iOS 6 - Poll



Polar recently conducted a poll, which shows that the users prefer the new iOS 7 interface to the iOS 6. It should be immediately noted, however, that the poll did not take into consideration the icons of both operating systems. And as you’ve probably heard, the icons design is the most widely criticized thing about the iOS 7.


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Thursday, August 8th, 2013. 18:23

Instagram for iOS Updated



Instagram for iOS was updated yesterday with the ability to share videos from the camera roll and automatically straighten the photos taken directly from the application. As to the full list of features, you can take a look at it below:


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Thursday, August 8th, 2013. 16:31

Comparitive iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S photos



Have a look at the high quality photos, that show the similarities and differences between the alleged digitizer and lcd screen assembly of the iPhone 5S with that of the iPhone 5.

As you can see, the main differences are in the the ribbon cables and the screw placement. This means that some modifications were made to the logic board. Unfortunately, as you can see, there is nothing that could prove the appearance of the rumored fingerprint scanner in the new version.

No enjoy the photos!


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Written by Lizzen

Thursday, August 8th, 2013. 1:40

Twelve South Announces HiRise Stand for iPhone, iPad Mini



Twelve South has launched a new HiRise stand for the iPhone and iPad mini. The design of the stand enable it to be compatible with the Apple Lightning Cable and most cases available on the market.

Using one of three different adjustable clips and your Apple Lightning Cable (not included), HiRise positions the Lightning connector at a raised height to connect and charge your iPhone 5 or iPad mini. This allows HiRise to work with most cases, including cases with recessed connections no other dock can fit, like the OtterBox Defender, Speck CandyShell and, of course, the BookBook for iPhone. The rear support also adjusts forward and back to accommodate the different thicknesses of various cases and shells.


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Written by Lizzen

Thursday, August 8th, 2013. 1:10

WhatsApp Introduces Voice Messages



WhatsApp will get a Voice Messages feature. This is the official information from the application developers. On the video below you may see the instructions on how to send and receive the voice messages from your friends and acquaintances.


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Thursday, August 8th, 2013. 1:09

Download iOS 7 Beta 5 [Links]



UPDATE: You can donwload iOS 7 Beta 6 here.

Developers can download iOS 7 Beta 5 here. Everybody else can download using the links below.

You can update to iOS 7 without a registered iPhone UDID. Tutorial is here.

Download links for iOS 7 Beta 5:


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