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Survey Shows Pre-Release Demand For Apple’s iWatch Is On Par With iPad





According to a ChangeWave survey, consumers show a similar level of interest in purchasing a rumored iWatch from Apple, as were interested in buying an iPad just before the Apple tablet was announced.

14 percent of respondents indicated that they are ‘somewhat’ likely and 5 percent ‘very’ likely to purchase an iWatch, with current owners of Apple products significantly more likely to buy an iWatch.


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Saturday, April 20th, 2013. 1:46

Apple Stores Siri Voice Clips For Up To Two Years



Wired reported yesterday that the American Civil Liberties Union was posing questions about Siri's privacy policies, citing privacy statements claiming that older "disassociated" voice input data would be retained for "period of time" even if a user turn off Siri on his or her device.

"It's not clear what 'disassociated' means. It's not clear what 'period of time' means. It's not clear what using it to 'generally improve Siri and other Apple products and services' means," says Nicole Ozer, a lawyer with the ACLU. "The only thing that's clear is we really don't know what may be happening to the personal information we have told Siri, even after we turn Siri off."


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Friday, April 19th, 2013. 22:00

Twitter Releases New Music App For Web And iOS



Today the company announced the release of the new music service called Twitter #music. The app integrates several existing music services and is currently available on the App Store and on the web.


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Thursday, April 18th, 2013. 22:08

The "iSteve" film is available online



The “iSteve” film by Funny Or Die at this point available on the network. The film stars Justin Long as Steve Jobs, and Jorge Garcia, known for the TV series “Lost” as Steve Wozniak.

 


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Thursday, April 18th, 2013. 8:37

Amazon Acquired Siri-Competitor ‘Evi’ For $26 Million?



According to a report from TechCrunch, Amazon has acquired natural language search platform Evi for $26 million. Originally, the Evi app was distributed through the App Store, but Apple had threatened to delete the app over similarities to Siri. However, later the company said that it would "work with" the developer to reduce similarities. Evi was first launched in early 2012 and it is still available on the App Store as a free download. The report said:


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Thursday, April 18th, 2013. 1:19

Google Play Nearly Matching iOS App Store In Download Volume



Today App Annie published its latest data on mobile app downloads, noting that continued momentum for Android apps has allowed Google Play to nearly match iOS App Store in download volume. However, while Google Play is making significant strides in generating profits for developers from app downloads, the App Store retained its strong lead in monetization, indicating that, in general, iOS device users remain more willing to pay for apps than Android users. The report said:
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Wednesday, April 17th, 2013. 21:02

Facebook Adding Chat Heads Feature To Its iOS App, Redesigned iPad Version



According to a report from AllThingsD, later today Facebook will bring the new Chat Heads functionality from Facebook Home to its iOS app as part of a new update. Previously it was reported that Facebook was negotiating with Apple to add some of the new features to its iOS Facebook app.

The Verge got a hands-on experience with the new version of the app:


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Tuesday, April 16th, 2013. 21:48

Foxconn Hiring New Workers For iPhone 5S Production



Today Bloomberg reported that Foxconn has started hiring new workers as it is preparing for iPhone 5S production. The report said:

"Workers have been recruited at Foxconn’s plant in Zhengzhou, eastern China, for the past month, ending a hiring freeze imposed in February, said the person, who asked not to be named because the plans haven’t been made public. The extra workers will assemble the new device as well as existing models and have been added at Apple’s request to boost capacity, the person said”.


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Tuesday, April 16th, 2013. 0:21

iPhone 6 Concept Features Larger 4.5-Inch Display, No Home Button [Video]



Check out beautiful rendering by Ran Avni of a concept iPhone 6 featuring a larger 4.5-inch display, thinner frame, and no home button. The body is depicted in both black and aluminum colors.

Apple iPhone 6 - new design, thinner, smaller. iPhone 6 is the best iPhone yet.

Take a look:


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Monday, April 15th, 2013. 19:57

Official documentation for Pebble smart watch is available



Smart watch Pebble that has brought revenue of more than 10 million dollars on Kickstarter, now have official documentation available for iOS developers.

 


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Sunday, April 14th, 2013. 11:04

Verizon changed its phone upgrade policy



U.S. phone service company Verizon changed its phone update policy that increases customer waiting time between upgrades. Until now, customers with a two-year agreement could get updates at 20 months.

 


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Sunday, April 14th, 2013. 11:03

Apple offers warranty settlement to customers



Wired reported that Apple has agreed to pay $ 53 million to settle the lawsuit, which was filed in 2010 for non-warranty on certain models of the iPhone or iPod Touch.

 


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Sunday, April 14th, 2013. 10:46

iPhone 5S Will Have Fingerprint Technology And Same Screen Size



Today Topeka analyst Brian White released a new research note summarizing his expectations on the iPhone 5S expected to arrive this summer.

It seems that he reversed his prior claims that the next iPhone model will have several different screen sizes, saying that at a trade show in China various sources claimed that the screen size would remain unchanged from the iPhone 5.


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Friday, April 12th, 2013. 21:51

New iPhone 5S and iPad Mini 2 May Not Arrive Until Fall



KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released a new report adjusting his previous roadmap for new Apple product releases. He previously predicted that Apple would launch new iPhones and iPads in June/July. Unfortunately, that has now been pushed back significantly.

Earlier we estimated that shipments of the new iPhone would begin in July (FDD version) and September (TDD version), while iPad mini 2 would hit the market in August. Currently, market consensus for shipments of iPhone 5S, low-cost iPhone and iPad mini 2 is July, July, and August, respectively. But in light of publicly available information and our knowledge of technological trends, we now think all three products will begin shipments later than our previous expectation and market consensus.


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Friday, April 12th, 2013. 14:42

iWatch Concept with 1.6-Inch Multi-Touch Display [Video]



There are numerous rumors that Apple could release iWatch this year. Ran Avni created iWatch concept video that features a 1.6-inch Multi-Touch display and a magnetic watch band. Let's watch:

   

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Friday, April 12th, 2013. 14:04