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iTunes U estimates one billion downloads of education content





Apple has announced that the number of downloads in the iTunes U has reached one billion over a period of less than six years of official launch.

 


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Thursday, February 28th, 2013. 20:15

Major League Baseball Is Expanding Support For Passbook App



According to a report from GigaOM, Major League Baseball is expanding support for mobile ticketing via Apple’s Passbook app, announcing that this season mobile tickets will be accepted at 13 stadiums, up from four last season.


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Wednesday, February 27th, 2013. 22:39

Apple offers iTunes credits and refunds to parents



Apple has settled a lawsuit, filed in 2011 after children have spent hundreds of dollars on the purchase of so-called minimum-free games.

 


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Wednesday, February 27th, 2013. 19:40

Plants vs. Zombies game is free until the end of February



A popular game Plants vs. Zombies for the iPhone and iPad is free for a limited time.

Price for iPhone version varied from $0.99 to $2.99, HD version costed from $1.99 up to $9.99.

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Friday, February 22nd, 2013. 14:28

Apple Releases iOS 6.1.3 Beta 2 to Developers



Apple has released iOS 6.1.3 beta 2 to developers which includes a fix for the recently discovered lock screen bug.

iOS 6.1.3 Beta 2 includes a security fix for a Lock screen bug and the following improvements to Maps for Japan:
● Improved pronunciation of roads during turn-by-turn navigation
● Optimized directions to more strongly prefer highways over narrower roads
● Now indicates upcoming toll roads during turn-by-turn navigation
● Added labels for junctions, interchanges, on-ramps, off-ramps, and intersections
● Added indicators for transit station buildings, subway lines, and traffic lights
● Updated freeway color to green
● Updated icons for some location categories including fire stations, hospitals, and post offices
● Added 3D buildings including Tokyo Station, Japan Imperial Palace, and Tokyo Tower

You can get the new build (10B318) from the iOS Dev Center.




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Friday, February 22nd, 2013. 14:18

Spotify streaming music service may appear on iPhone and iPad



According to the information provided by The Verge, the music streaming service Spotify has been talking about creating a section of free subscription for smartphones and tablets.


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Wednesday, February 20th, 2013. 20:50

Shares Of TV Set Maker Loewe Increased As Apple Acquisition Rumors Surfaced



According to Reuters, today shares of German television set manufacturer Loewe increased by 43% as rumors of an acquisition by Apple surfaced. A trader said that Apple is supposedly looking to pay 4 euros a share for Loewe, but Loewe’s spokesman claimed the company was not aware of any offer from Apple.


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Wednesday, February 13th, 2013. 22:30

Analyst Expects Unsubsidized iPhone Mini Will Cost From $250 to $300



Today analyst Brian White from Topeka Capital issued a note to clients (via Forbes) providing his expectations for much-rumored cheaper iPhone. According to White, Apple can release the low-cost iPhone as early as June and the device will be called “iPhone Air” or “iPhone mini”. He also expects that the contract-free model will cost from $250 to $300, which would allow the device to compete with high-end smartphones priced below $320 from China-based Xiaomi. He also noted:


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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013. 0:37

EA launches Origin client for Mac



Digital distribution platform Origin for Mac from EA was launched today; this was first noted by AppleInsider. The Origin for the Mac was originally announced in August, 2011 and began to undergo alpha testing in late January.


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Saturday, February 9th, 2013. 19:59

Rabbit: A Video Chat And Content Sharing App Launching On The Mac



A startup company called Rabbit today is launching a closed beta version of its content sharing and video chat application.

The most interesting feature of the application is group video conferencing offering the ability to screencast applications, music and movies from your Mac.


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Thursday, February 7th, 2013. 21:52

Apple Releases iOS 6.1.1 Beta to Developers



Apple has released iOS 6.1.1 beta to developers. It’s only been a week since Apple released iOS 6.1 to the public. And it's just 48 hours after the iOS 6.x evasi0n jailbreak was released. Release notes indicate maps improvement and some other optimization. well, we understand that the main purpose of iOS 6.1.1 is probably to fix vulnerabilities used by envasi0n jailbreak.

MuscleNerd already commented via twitter:

6.1.1 beta is already out to developers! Obviously stay away from that.


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Apple Posts Document Warning Users Against Jailbreaking



Apple has posted a document warning users that jailbreaking their iOS devices may cause instability, security vulnerabilities, shortened battery life, and other issues. The document was posted on February 3rd, the same day the Evasi0n jailbreak was originally expected to drop. Take a look:


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Wednesday, February 6th, 2013. 0:46

Logitech launches Ultrathin Keyboard for Apple's iPad mini



Logitech, a maker of computer accessories, has announced the launch of a new version of an ultrathin keyboard for Apple's iPad mini.


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Tuesday, February 5th, 2013. 23:09

Microsoft Said 128GB Surface Pro Ships With 83GB Of Free Storage



Today Apple announced that the new 128GB iPad model would go on sale on February 5th with a starting price of $799 – an attractive option for those who consider purchasing Surface Pro tablet when it debut on February 9th. Microsoft today also confirmed (via Engadget) that 45GB of storage space in the new Surface Pro will be used for Windows 8 and various preloaded applications, leaving owners of the 128GB model with 83GB of free storage. Microsoft said:


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Wednesday, January 30th, 2013. 0:54

Microsoft announced the release of a new Office version, but Mac users still prefer Office 2011



Microsoft announced the launch of Office software updates to devices based on Windows to new 2013 version as well as start of a new Office 365 subscription option.


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Wednesday, January 30th, 2013. 0:25