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UniMicron and Foxconn Dump Toxic Waste into Rivers?





Apple suppliers - UniMicron and Foxconn - are accused of dumping toxic waste into nearby rivers, The Wall Street Journal reports. Taking into account numerous accusations and suspicions of local environmental groups, Chinese government decided to begin the investigation of the incident.


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Written by Andrey

Monday, August 5th, 2013. 18:55

ITC ban on Older iPhones, iPads was vetoed



According to WSJ, the Obama Administration has vetoed an ITC ban on the sale of older iPhones and iPads. The law would have prohibited selling of such models as AT&T iPhone 4 and iPad 2.

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman made the decision to veto the ban on the Apple devices, citing concerns about patent holders gaining "undue leverage." He said Samsung could continue to pursue its patent rights through the courts. The action marked the first time since 1987 that a presidential administration had vetoed a product ban ordered by the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Since now the problem has risen of allowing companies to use  standard essential patents to block rival products.


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Written by Lizzen

Sunday, August 4th, 2013. 18:35

Apple Will Refund $6.000 to Careless Father



This is the article devoted to all parents and their children. Lee Neale, an aerospace engineer from Somerset, UK, lost as much as $6.000 due to 8-year-old daughter and his own carelessness.  Here’s what The Mirror reports about:


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013. 22:45

Apple and Amazon end App Store dispute



According to Reuters, Apple has decided to end its lawsuit with Amazon about App Store name. Cupertino company did this on condition Amazon does not countersue.

U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton in Oakland, California, on Tuesday ordered the case be dismissed at the companies' request.

Amazon was sued by Apple in March 2011. The Cupertino company wanted to prevent Amazon from using the "App Store" name, as customers could get confused by the double use of App Store name.




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Written by Lizzen

Thursday, July 11th, 2013. 8:25

Incredible Discounts on the App Store to Mark Its 5th Birthday



Nobody can now blame Apple for being greedy or reserved company as today it has made a bunch of most popular iOS games available for free. According to The Verge, whose reporters were the first to notice the incredible discounts earlier this Monday, making such apps as Infinity Blade II, Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP, Where's My Water?, Badland and Tiny Wings as well as Traktor DJ, Day One, Over and Barefoot World Atlas free, Apple marks the fifth anniversary from the time the App Store was launched.


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Hacker p0sixninja plans to release "Something Bigger Than a Jailbreak"



Well known iPhone hacker p0sixninja has teased the upcoming release of some 'amazing things' on Twitter that are bigger than a jailbreak.

Last night he tweeted:

I got a lot of amazing things coming to you all soon. think bigger than jailbreak ;)

In March, p0sixninja revealed that he had found the exploits necessary to release a new jailbreak; however, as expected, he decided to hold those back for iOS 7 or iOS 7.1.


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Amazon Working On Competitor To Apple’s TV Set-Top Box



Bloomberg Businessweek reports that Amazon is working on a set-top box to stream video content over the Internet via its Instant Video and Amazon Prime services.

The box will compete with similar products like the Roku and the Apple TV, as well with a more versatile devices such as Sony's Playstation and Microsoft's Xbox that have moved into the streaming video field in recent years. The report notes:


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Written by maxim

Thursday, April 25th, 2013. 0:43

Apple Has Shifted Orders For A7 Chips To TSMC?



As Taiwan’s Economic Daily News reports, "high-ranking officials" at Samsung has revealed that the company has not yet received orders for an A7 chip that is expected to be used in the iPhone 6. The fact is reportedly causing speculation at Samsung that Apple has decided to shift its orders for the A7 processor to Taiwan Semiconductor Company (TSMC).


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Written by maxim

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013. 22:08

Department of Defense will purchase about 650,000 iOS devices



According to Electronista, The United States Department of Defense will order more than 650000 iOS devices.

 


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Thursday, March 21st, 2013. 20:08

Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Update iPhone 3GS Modem Version to 06.15 Using RedSn0w 0.9.15 (Windows) [iOS 6.1.2]



This is step-by-step instructions on how to update your iPhone 3GS modem to version 06.15 on iOS 6.0 - iOS 6.1.2. We will use RedSn0w 0.9.15 for Windows.


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Retina MacBook Pro User Filed A Class-Action Suit Against Apple



Since Apple launched its 15,4-inch Retina MacBook Pro in June last year, there have been an increasing number of complaints from users experiencing issues with the device. The most reported issue is one that causes a ghosting or burn-in problem on its display and has resulted in a support thread with more than 365, 215 views.

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Written by maxim

Friday, March 15th, 2013. 1:26

Unlocking Of Newly Purchased Mobile Phones Will Become Illegal In U.S.



According to Tech News Daily, a new federal law in the U.S. will go into effect on January 26 making it illegal for owners of mobile phones to unlock their devices for use on other carriers if this is not authorized by their carriers. The federal law applies to new devices purchased beginning on January 26, but not to legacy devices bought prior to that date.


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Written by maxim

Friday, January 25th, 2013. 15:44

Here's how a larger 4.8-Inch iPhone could look like [Video]



Here's a mockup of what a larger 4.8-inch iPhone might look like if Apple did decide to manufacture such a device.




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Written by admin

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013. 16:39

Intel To Launch Set Top Box And Cable TV Service At CES 2013



TechCrunch reports that Intel is going to launch its own set-top box and virtual cable TV service in the immediate future. To avoid licensing issues, Intel has decided to launch the TV service on a city-by-city basis rather than rolling it out nationwide. The report notes:


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Written by maxim

Monday, December 31st, 2012. 15:13

Google And Apple Teamed Up On $500 Million Offer For Kodak Patents



According to Bloomberg report, Google and Apple have teamed up to place a bid of over $500 million to buy the imaging patent portfolio of bankrupt Eastman Kodak. The report said:


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Written by maxim

Saturday, December 8th, 2012. 10:48