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Product (RED) Mac Pro Sold for Nearly $1 Million





Product (RED) Mac Pro, designed by Jony Ive and Marc Newson, was sold on Saturday for $977,000. The device, which was at first expected to be purchased for about $40,000-60,000, surprisingly became the most expensive personal computer ever created. The charity Sotheby's auction aimed at raising money for The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.


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Sunday, November 24th, 2013. 20:22

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Apple Wins Another Court Case Against Samsung



Samsung will pay Apple for copying some of the iPhone key features and design elements. For those who don’t remember - last year the South Korean company was found guilty of violating several Apple patents. The sum Samsung was ordered to pay Apple last year was $1.05 billion.


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Sunday, November 24th, 2013. 2:23

Apple Gets Final Approval for New Campus from Cupertino City Council



After long years of announcements, presentations and various meetings, it finally became clear - Apple will build a new campus. The company from Cupertino on Tuesday received final approval for its project from Cupertino City Council. What that means is that Apple can now officially start construction of the new headquarters.


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Wednesday, November 20th, 2013. 22:25

'Apple Store' App Debuts on iPad



Apple launched an Apple Store app for iPad earlier today. This happened nearly three and a half years after the same application had been first released for iPhone. If to speak about me, I honestly don’t understand the reason for such a delay. Anyway, better later than never, right?


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Wednesday, November 20th, 2013. 21:59

Apple releases iOS 7.0.4 & iOS 6.1.5 with FaceTime bug fix



Apple has released iOS 7.0.4 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The update is a bug fix release with improvements. Apple notes that the update includes a fix for FaceTime calls that could fail for some users. The update is available over-the-air via the Software Update section in the iOS Settings app.

Apple has also released iOS 6.1.5 for fourth-generation iPod touch users. That iOS 6 update is designed to fix the FaceTime bug on the non-iOS 7 capable iPod touch.

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iPad mini Shipments to Grow 102% Next Year



According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, iPad mini shipments will grow 102% in the next quarter. Moreover, Apple is likely to stop producing iPad 2 in 2014.


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Wednesday, November 13th, 2013. 18:58

iFixit Tears Apart iPad Air to See What's New Inside



iFixit team has recently torn apart Apple’s new iPad Air to see what’s new inside. They’ve found out that the entire tablet construction resembles such of the iPad mini; moreover, there’re some internal parts shared with the iPhone 5s.


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Saturday, November 2nd, 2013. 19:56

Best Apps of the Week - Vine



You probably know that most of the Vine videos are shot using the iPhone. Simple and intuitive iOS app interface, good-looking design are probably among the main reasons for that. And now the application has become even better - it has been updated with stability improvements and a couple of useful features.


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Sunday, October 27th, 2013. 19:17

Customized Mac Pro Revealed for Product (RED) Charity Auction



Jony Ive, Apple senior vice president of design, and designer Marc Newson have created a unique red-colored Mac Pro for the upcoming Sotheby's charity auction that aims at raising money for fighting HIV/AIDS. The Product (RED) Mac Pro is said to be sold next month for quite a big sum of money.


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Saturday, October 26th, 2013. 19:36

Intel's Iris Graphics Boost New 13-inch MacBook Pro GPU Performance by at Least 50%



Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro equipped with Intel’s Iris integrated GPU proved that it is significantly faster in terms of graphics performance if compared to predecessors.


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Saturday, October 26th, 2013. 19:29

Apple to Release 55-Inch and 65-Inch Televisions in 2014?



According to Masahiko Ishino of Advanced Research Japan Co, Apple will release 55-inch and 65-inch 4K televisions in the fourth quarter of 2014. Both models are expected to have a frameless design.


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Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013. 22:42

Live Blog: presenting new iPad and iPad Mini



That's all.

"These amazing products are great examples of the type of innovation that only Apple can deliver."


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No Gold iPad, No Fingerprint Sensor Embedded to Apple's Tablet - Ming-Chi Kuo



Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has released another report; it contains some predictions that deal with Apple’s iPad media event, which is set for October 22nd. The analyst is famous for his precise predictions, so you’d better read what he expects from the company from Cupertino (via iClarified):


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Sunday, October 20th, 2013. 19:04

Apple to Show New iPad on October 22nd



Apple has finally sent out the invitations for the media event devoted to the iPad 5. As it has been previously rumored, the new tablet will be unveiled on Tuesday, October 22nd at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco. The media event will start at 10 a.m Pacific Time.


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Tuesday, October 15th, 2013. 21:42

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Next Generation iPad mini to Become Slightly Thicker and Feature Bigger Battery



Unlike the new iPad 5 that is expected to become thinner and narrower, the next-gen iPad mini will be a bit thicker in order to accommodate a larger battery. It is the rumored Retina display that forced Apple to increase the dimensions of its 7.9-inch tablet.


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Tuesday, October 15th, 2013. 0:04