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iTunes 'Metro' App For Windows 8 Will Not Come 'Any Time Soon'





Windows 8 "Metro" Interface

During an interview with CNN Money, Microsoft CFO Tami Relller said that they talked with Apple about developing an iTunes app for Windows 8, but users shouldn’t expect the app "any time soon". She notes:

"ITunes is in high demand. The welcome mat has been laid out. It's not for lack of trying."


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Friday, May 10th, 2013. 19:41

Apple Releases iOS 6.1.4 for the iPhone 5 Only



Apple has just released iOS 6.1.4 for the iPhone 5 only that brings an updated audio profile for the speakerphone.

You can download the latest iPhone firmware from here.

This firmware is not jailbreakable yet.




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Friday, May 3rd, 2013. 19:26

Apple Began Countdown To Fifty Billion App Downloads



Apple has began a new iTunes countdown, offering a gift card for $10,000 to a customer who downloads the fifty billionth app, similar to earlier promotions on the App Store. During its most recent earnings call Apple said that it has surpassed 45 billion total app downloads.


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Friday, May 3rd, 2013. 7:56

Google Search App For iOS Is Updated With Google Now



Last month Google leaked a video showing that Google Now tool would be coming to iOS, and today the company has released the updated version 3.0 of its Google Search app with support for Google Now service.


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Monday, April 29th, 2013. 19:45

Apple Adds “Learn More About In-App Purchases” Page On The App Store



In March, Apple added “offers in-app purchases” warning on the App Store and iTunes after a class action suit was brought by parents claiming that iOS in-app purchase service allowed children to easily spend thousands of dollars.

As noted by AppAdvice, today Apple has added a new section titled “Learn More About In-App Purchases” on the App Store, explaining how the app-purchase feature works and how parents can restrict in-app purchases.

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Friday, April 26th, 2013. 19:59

Apple Continues To Dominate Online Rental And Video Purchase Markets In U.S.



Today NPD published a new report on the U.S. Internet video market for 2012, noting that Apple continues to dominate both video rentals and purchases.

In looking at purchased content, Apple’s share reached 65 percent of the movie market and 67 percent of the TV show market, while Apple’s closest competitors, Amazon and Xbox Video, holding around 10 percent of the market each.


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Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013. 22:47

Apple Added ‘Download Later’ Option For Large Purchases In iTunes



According to Macworld, Apple has added a new option for iTunes large media purchases made on both the Mac running iTunes 11 or iOS devices running iOS 6 or later. Now when purchasing media content that includes a large download, such as seasons of TV shows or movies, iTunes will allow users to download the purchased file at a later time. Apple outlined the new feature, which presents users with a dialog box to “download “Later” or Download” now, in a knowledge base article.


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Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013. 0:40

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

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

Bump App Loses The Ability To Share iTunes Music Between Devices



The popular file sharing app Bump today was updated to version 3.5.8. According to change notes, in the new version developers have removed the ability to share tracks from your iTunes library to your computer or another Bump user.


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Friday, April 12th, 2013. 0:50

Fruit Ninja game is free today



 

Popular games Fruit Ninja for iPhone and Fruit Ninja HD for iPad are available for free today. Regular price is $0.99 and $2.99.

You can download Fruit Ninja in AppStore. Here are the links:


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Thursday, April 11th, 2013. 19:34

Real Racing 3 updated with new cars and events



Electronic Arts published a major update to the awesome free-to-play game Real Racing 3. The update brings over a hundred new events and Chevy vehicles. Another feature many users have been waiting for is the improved game saving capability: in Real Racing 3 version 1.1, your progress is now saved and synced across all your devices via the cloud.

You can download Real Racing 3 version 1.1 for free in AppStore (link).

Official info and video trailer:


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Google Is Negotiating Acquisition of WhatsApp For $1 Billion?



According to a report from Digital Trends, Google is close to buying WhatsApp, the company behind the popular messaging service WhatsApp Messenger, for around $1 billion.


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Monday, April 8th, 2013. 21:17

Google's openness gives a good chance to improve experience



After the introduction of the Facebook Home feature, a new level of user-focused integration for Android devices, Fortune has published an interview with Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, in which he discusses a number of topics, including the rivalry between Apple and Google in the mobile handset market.

 


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Sunday, April 7th, 2013. 10:45

Apple has been hit with $530,000 lawsuit in China



M.I.C Gadget reports that a new lawsuit at Apple were filed by the Shanghai Animation Film Studio. Apple allegedly permitted the sale of films without the consent of the Studio. Given that Apple does not directly sell the audio or video content through the iTunes Store in China, it seems that the problem is with movies provided through third-party applications in the App Store.

 


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Saturday, March 30th, 2013. 22:23