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Apple TV to Feature Video Game Support, Launch Date Still Unclear





According to the latest reports from various sources, the company from Cupertino will soon release its updated Apple TV. However, the exact launch date is still unclear. On the one hand, the Financial Times reporters claim that the new set-top box will be revealed "any week now", but on the other, Apple journalist Jim Dalrymple says it won’t.


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Saturday, March 1st, 2014. 17:06

OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 Security Update Breaks AirPlay Functionality



Following the release of OS X Mavericks 10.9.2, a security update that contains a fix for the SSL vulnerability, some users have begun to complain that the most-recent OS X version breaks the AirPlay functionality.


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Friday, February 28th, 2014. 19:25

Apple Releases Firmware Update for Late 2013 Mac Pro



The company from Cupertino has released an update for late 2013 Mac Pro. It allows users to enter the Power Nap mode without running a fan in order to save energy.


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Thursday, February 27th, 2014. 21:25

David Fincher to Direct New Steve Jobs Movie - Rumor



According to the latest rumors, David Fincher - the Social Network director - may direct Sony’s new Steve Jobs movie. The film is expected to be based on Walter Isaacson biography. Aaron Sorkin, who previously wrote the Social Network, is currently working on a screenplay for the new Jobs biopic.


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Thursday, February 27th, 2014. 21:03

Apple Releases iTunes 11.1.5 with Minor Improvements



Apple has released iTunes 11.1.5. The new version contains a fix for the problem that caused the application to close each time the user connects the device, apart from that, it improves the system compatibility with iBooks for Mac on OS X Mavericks.


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Thursday, February 27th, 2014. 19:35

Apple Updates OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 with Fix for SSL Vulnerability and Other Improvements



Apple has officially released an update for OS X Mavericks 10.9.2. The new version contains a number of improvements, but the most important one is, without a doubt, a fix for SSL vulnerability. Apart from that, the latest OS X version can boast of the ability to block FaceTime and iMessage users, FaceTime Audio and more.


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Wednesday, February 26th, 2014. 21:52

iOS Vulnerability Allows Malicious Apps to Monitor User Touch Inputs



A new iOS bug has been recently found that allows malicious apps to monitor and log user’s touch inputs and button pressings. Such apps are capable of running in background and sending sensitive data to remote servers. That is why you should carefully choose, which apps to install and which not.


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Tuesday, February 25th, 2014. 22:21

iPhone Trade-in Program Will Be Available in Canada Soon



In August of 2013, the company from Cupertino launched a trade-in program in the United States. Then the so-called Apple Store iPhone Reuse and Recycling trade-in program was launched in the UK and India. And now looks like Apple is planning to expand it to Canada - the country with largest smartphone market in the region.


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Monday, February 24th, 2014. 22:31

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, so looks like it’s time for me to take a brief look at the most interesting stories of the last week.

As many of you know, Apple is expected to officially release a new OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 very soon, that’s why the guys from Cupertino seeded another beta to developers for testing. Apart from that, Apple released iOS 7.0.6 and Evad3rs came up with new Evasi0n7.


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Sunday, February 23rd, 2014. 17:44

Another iPhone Bursts into Flames - Photos



Another iPhone caught fire due to faulty battery, which suddenly exploded. This time it’s iPhone 5s. It is not the first time when Apple’s handset bursts into flames, however, looks like this time nobody got any injuries.


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Sunday, February 23rd, 2014. 15:21

Mac Users Are Likely to Choose Latest OS X Version



According to the latest estimates, Mac users are four times more likely to upgrade to the latest OS X version than PC users to the latest Windows version. To be honest, I’m not surprised.


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Sunday, February 23rd, 2014. 15:15

Apple Will Fix MacBook Air Issue Causing System Crashes



The company from Cupertino is currently working on a fix for MacBook Air issue that causes system crashes each time the laptop is wakened. As to the possible reason for the problem, it is reportedly a bug in the sensor responsible for detecting when the lid is being open.


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Wednesday, February 19th, 2014. 15:49

Apple Rejecting Flappy Bird Clones



Apple is currently rejecting apps, which in their name use a word-combination “Flappy Bird” or something similar to it. Apart from that, it seems to be impossible to add a game to the App Store, which resembles the recently deleted one.


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Monday, February 17th, 2014. 20:23

Apple to Launch Updated iPad Air in 2014, iPad Pro and New iPad mini to Come in 2015



According to usually reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple won’t release its widely-rumored 12.9-inch iPad Pro and the next-generation iPad mini this year. Instead, the guys from Cupertino will show us an updated iPad Air, equipped with a new Apple A8 processor and a Touch ID fingerprint sensor.


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Sunday, February 16th, 2014. 15:02

iOS Devices Dominate in Enterprise Market - Analysts



According to the latest Good Technology report, Apple’s iOS devices dominate in the enterprise market. And this is not strange, I believe, since Google’s Android is rumored to be less secure and reliable.


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Sunday, February 16th, 2014. 14:54